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…]

Crusaders Bounce Back To Win Against Valley Forge

Box Score CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — Maranatha faced stiff competition in the first half against #7 Valley Forge, but bounced back in the second half to win 80-65 on Thursday night at the NCCAAII National Tournament in Circleville, Ohio. Maranatha trailed a confident Patriots team 28-26 in the first half before rallying for a 39-34 halftime lead. [Continue Reading…]

Ozark Overpowers Crusaders

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Maranatha advanced to the semifinal match on Saturday only to fall 3-0 to Ozark Christian, ending their National Tournament Championship run. The Crusaders marched their way through Florida Christian and met resistance in a five-set victory against Lincoln. They moved on to defeat Kentucky Christian in three sets Friday. Junior hitter Torey DeLozier (Watertown, [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Dominate Philadelphia Bible

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – #7 Philadelphia Bible University became the Crusader’s next victim in a 3-0 sweep. After making a heroic comeback to defeat #6 Lincoln Christian, junior hitter Torey DeLozier (Watertown, Wis.) tallied 20 kills and four blocks (two solo) while sophomore blocker Laci Peterson had 13 kills. Freshman setter Emily Thompson finished with 22 [Continue Reading…]

Volleyball Sweeps Florida Christian

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Maranatha steamrolled their way through Florida Christian en route to a 3-0 opening tournament victory. The Crusaders pushed around the #10 seed by scores of 25-10, 25-14, 25-13. They move on later Thursday in a rematch against #6 Lincoln Christian University. Maranatha defeated Lincoln 3-1 to claim the Midwest Regional Championship. The [Continue Reading…]