2015 Men’s Soccer Preview

2015 Men’s Soccer Preview

At 3:00 on Tuesday, September 1, the Sabercats begin their campaign for a second consecutive National Championship. The Sabercats’ 2014 season was one for the record books. NCCAA DII National-Coach-of-the-Year Jeff Pill and the Sabercats earned their own revenge on their Nationals bid after the team lost in a snowy shootout to rivals Northland International [Continue Reading…]

2015 Alumni Day Recap

2015 Alumni Day Recap

WATERTOWN, Wis. – the Alumni contests boasted varied stories on a rainy Saturday at Maranatha. The various Alumni squads brought skill and surprises, bringing a worthwhile end to the Sabercats’ preseason. RESULTS: Women’s Soccer: Sabercats 3-0 Alumnae Volleyball: Sabercats 2-1 Alumnae Men’s Soccer: Sabercats 5-4 Alumni Football: Sabercats 2-14 Alumni The Women’s Soccer scrimmage was [Continue Reading…]

Sabercat Fall Schedules Released

Sabercat Fall Schedules Released

WATERTOWN, Wis — The schedules for the Sabercats’ 2015 seasons have been released, bringing a forward look for the Sabercats as the teams look to improve on their respective 2014 campaigns. Those campaigns included impressive National Championship runs (which earned MBU its second NCCAA Presidential Award); stellar NCAA DIII and NCCAA DII competition, and other memorable moments. [Continue Reading…]

MBU Receives Second Consecutive NCCAA Presidential Award

MBU Receives Second Consecutive NCCAA Presidential Award

Watertown, Wis- Maranatha Baptist University’s stalwart performances at the 2014-15 NCCAA National Tournaments earned the Sabercats their second consecutive NCCAA Presidential Award for Excellence in Division II. The Presidential Award is awarded to the top-performing institution from the National Tournaments, with points awarded as follows: 1st Place- 12 points       5th Place- 5 points 2nd Place- 9 [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Soccer Honored At NSCAA Convention

Sabercats Soccer Honored At NSCAA Convention

Head Coach Jeff Pill and four Sabercats soccer players had the privilege of representing Maranatha Soccer last week, at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention, known as “The World’s Largest Annual Gathering of Soccer Coaches.” The annual event, which was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this year, brings in over 4,000 coaches and [Continue Reading…]

NCCAA, NSCAA, Release DII Men’s Soccer All-Americans

NCCAA, NSCAA, Release DII Men’s Soccer All-Americans

WATERTOWN, WI – The Sabercats men’s soccer team couldn’t have achieved an NCCAA DII National Championship without four All-Americans, who were recently selected to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCCAA Men’s Soccer All-American Teams. Sophomore forward Wira Wama made the 1st Team and was named the Most Valuable Offensive Player, and the Most Outstanding Player of the [Continue Reading…]

Nationals Performances Earn Sabercats Trio NCCAA Weekly Honors

Nationals Performances Earn Sabercats Trio NCCAA Weekly Honors

WATERTOWN, WI – Two 1st-place finishes, and two 2nd-place finishes at Nationals were made possible through standout performances from men’s soccer player Wira Wama, and cross country runners; Michael Kluver and Katherine Vander Pluym, landing the Sabercats trio NCCAA Student Athletes of the Week. Wira Wama, a sophomore forward out of Papua New Guinea, scored [Continue Reading…]

Men’s Soccer AD3I/NCCAA Postseason Awards

Men’s Soccer AD3I/NCCAA Postseason Awards

WATERTOWN, WI – The 2014 Maranatha men’s soccer team was recognized by the Association of Division III Independents and the NCCAA for their incredible season with several individual awards. The AD3I awarded both the co-offensive and defensive player of the year honors to Sabercat players, and the NCCAA Midwest All-Region and National All-Tournament team boasted [Continue Reading…]