Men’s Soccer Rally to Win First Ever National Championship

Men’s Soccer Rally to Win First Ever National Championship

Box Score KISSIMMEE, FL—The Maranatha men’s soccer team offered a gutsy and dazzling performance Saturday evening at the NCCAA DII National Championship, out playing Ohio Christian University to earn the first ever men’s soccer national championship in school history. “This game just speaks a lot for the character of the guys on our team,” responded [Continue Reading…]

Volleyball Beats #9 seed, Upset by #5 in Championship Quest

Volleyball Beats #9 seed, Upset by #5 in Championship Quest

Match #1 Match #2 KISSIMMEE, FL – The Maranatha volleyball team began the first day of NCCAA DII National Tournament play in demanding fashion, sweeping the #9 seeded Lancaster Bible College Chargers, 3-0. The Sabercats would be upset later in the evening by #5 seeded Ohio Christian University, however, as they would drop their first [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Complete Cinderella Run, Grab Third Title

Crusaders Complete Cinderella Run, Grab Third Title

JOPLIN, Mo. — They say, “if the shoe fits, put it on.” The shoe is fitting quite nicely for the Cinderella Crusaders, with an improbable run that now includes back-to-back titles. The No. 7-seed didn’t dishearten, but rather fueled the reigning National Champions, as Maranatha earned its second straight and third overall NCCAA Women’s Division [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Reach Fourth Finals, Defeat Pensacola

Crusaders Reach Fourth Finals, Defeat Pensacola

Box Score JOPLIN, Mo. — The defending champions are set to defend, reaching their fourth straight Championship appearance, in underdog fashion, against #4 Arlington Baptist, on Saturday, at 7:00 p.m. Maranatha Baptist University will make its fourth straight NCCAA Women’s Division II National Basketball Championship game appearance and seek a second straight title Saturday following [Continue Reading…]

Peterson Reaches 1,000 In Pounding Of #2 OCU

Peterson Reaches 1,000 In Pounding Of #2 OCU

Box Score JOPLIN, MO – The women’s basketball team came out with one mission—to prove to everyone that the 2013 defending National Champions still had it in them, easily dispatching #2 Ohio Christian University, 77-51, on Thursday evening, in the NCCAA DII National Tournament, in Joplin, MO. The pace was slow in the opening minutes, [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Fall In Shootout Thriller To OCU

Crusaders Fall In Shootout Thriller To OCU

Box Score KISSIMMEE, FL – The Maranatha women’s soccer team proved to be the better team during regulation on Saturday, in the NCCAA DII National Tournament fifth place game, but the #5 Ohio Christian TrailBlazers came away with the win in a 2-1 shootout thriller. From the opening kickoff, Maranatha maintained the possession, and it [Continue Reading…]

2013 NCCAAII National Tournament Schedules

2013 NCCAAII National Tournament Schedules

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha women’s volleyball and soccer teams as well as men’s and women’s cross country will be participating in the 2013 NCAAII National Championship Tournaments. Women’s Soccer will travel to Kissimmee, FL, while the volleyball team competes in Lincoln, IL, and cross country travels to Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. Live streaming [Continue Reading…]

Cross Country Men Take 2nd, Women, 5th

Men’s Results Women’s Results CEDARVILLE, Ohio – The Cross Country team finished strong at the 2012 NCCAA Nationals, as the men’s team took second place and the women’s team took fifth in Division II. Individually, the women’s team had all but one runner set personal records on the final race of the season. Senior Lauren [Continue Reading…]

Kentucky Defeats Crusaders In Title Game

Box Score CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Kentucky Christian cruised to their sixth straight National Championship Saturday evening with a 61-41 win over the Crusaders.   KCU jumped out to a 13-4 lead in the early minutes of the first period, before Maranatha answered back, cutting the lead to 20-15. The Crusaders entered halftime down 27-20 and [Continue Reading…]