37 Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Status

37 Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Status

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Thirty-seven student-athletes from Maranatha Baptist University were named to the 2015-16 All-Academic Team from the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) this week. The 37-athlete tally was the second-highest of the competing institutions in the AD3I, and nearly matched MBU’s 41-athlete total from 2014-15. To earn the status of AD3I All-Academic, student-athletes [Continue Reading…]

96 Sabercats Garner Institutional Academic Listing

96 Sabercats Garner Institutional Academic Listing

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Just under 100 Student-Athletes were named to the President’s List or the Dean’s List at Maranatha Baptist University during the 2015-16 sports seasons. To qualify for each list, students must meet rigorous academic standards set by the Institution. 57% of all Sabercat student-athletes were named to one of the two lists. “It [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats, Anderson Garner NCCAA Recognition at 2016 Convention

Sabercats, Anderson Garner NCCAA Recognition at 2016 Convention

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At the annual NCCAA convention, the NCCAA recognized Daniel Anderson as the 2016  Male Game Plan 4 LIFE Character Award recipient while recognizing Maranatha Baptist University as the 2016 recipient of the NCCAA Presidential Award for Excellence. Anderson (pictured right with 2016 female recipient Tera Weyer) is the third Sabercat to receive the [Continue Reading…]

The NCCAA Announces New DII Regional Alignment

The NCCAA Announces New DII Regional Alignment

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The National Christian Colleges Athletics Association (NCCAA) has announced a new regional alignment, which will be effective for the 2016 fall sports seasons. The Sabercats will transition from the Midwest Region – in which they won 53 regional titles – to the newly-named North Region, which is a partial combination of the Midwest [Continue Reading…]

Wama Selected for Preliminary World Cup Qualifying Squad

Wama Selected for Preliminary World Cup Qualifying Squad

Wira Wama, a junior at Maranatha Baptist University and a native of Papua New Guinea, will be returning to his home country with the goal of representing Papua New Guinea at the preliminary qualifying stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. In November, the flamboyant midfielder was named to the 35-man roster for the [Continue Reading…]

Twenty-Two Sabercats Named NCCAA Scholar-Athletes

Twenty-Two Sabercats Named NCCAA Scholar-Athletes

WATERTOWN, WI – To earn the status of “NCCAA Scholar-Athlete”, student-athletes must maintain a GPA of 3.40 or higher while classifying as a junior, senior, or graduate student. From the 2015 fall season, the Sabercats boasted twenty-two student-athletes who qualified for the award. These recipients are listed below, along with their field of study. Women’s [Continue Reading…]

MBU Student-Athletes Garner Weekly Awards

MBU Student-Athletes Garner Weekly Awards

WATERTOWN, WI – Four different student-athletes were given the weekly award of “Student-Athlete of the Week” for the competitions of October 26 through October 31. As part of the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) and the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCAA), the Sabercats are dually-affiliated, and two student-athletes were named as AD3I student-athletes of [Continue Reading…]