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…]

Sabercats Fall in Regionals Despite Controlling Play

Sabercats Fall in Regionals Despite Controlling Play

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI – The Sabercats entered the NCCAA post-season as the #3-ranked team in the nation, and they faced the #8-ranked team in Grace Bible College. As could be predicted, the Sabercats controlled the majority of the game in a manner worthy of their superior ranking, but it was the revitalized Tigers who [Continue Reading…]

Five Sabercat Athletes Tabbed Weekly Winners

Five Sabercat Athletes Tabbed Weekly Winners

GREENVILLE, SC – Five student-athletes from the Sabercats of Maranatha Baptist University were named NCCAA Division II Student-Athletes of the Week on Tuesday, 10/20. This quintet marks the second time this season that a fivesome of Sabercat athletes have garnered the weekly award. Recipients were as follows. Olivia Doerstling (#1 Women’s Soccer) – Doerstling has consistently [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Win Big in NCCAA Regional Matchup

Sabercats Win Big in NCCAA Regional Matchup

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI – The Sabercats entered their match against Great Lakes Christian College knowing it was the last regular season home game and the final NCCAA Regional competition. The Sabercats made no mistake in capitalizing on the occasion, scoring a hefty nine goals to seal the win – their fourth in five NCCAA [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Fall on the Road to Polished Warriors

Sabercats Fall on the Road to Polished Warriors

Box Score MILWAUKEE, WI – The Sabercats saw their four-game winning streak halted at the hands of familiar NCAA opponents Wisconsin Lutheran College on Tuesday night, losing by a 0-5 margin. “Hats off to a very good Wisconsin Lutheran team,” said Head Coach Jeff Pill. “Their pace was difficult to deal with, and although we [Continue Reading…]