Volleyball Sweeps To Open Sabercats Era

Volleyball Sweeps To Open Sabercats Era

Ankeny, IA — The inaugural season for the Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats opened up with a pair of wins from the volleyball team, who breezed through AIB College of Business, and Faith Baptist Bible College, 3-0 on Friday, at the Spikefest Tournament in Ankeny, Iowa. Maranatha eked out a 25-23 win in set one against [Continue Reading...]

Rams, Knights, Defeat Crusaders at Plymouth Creek Dome

Rams, Knights, Defeat Crusaders at Plymouth Creek Dome

Box Score (NCU) Box Score (Martin Luther) PLYMOUTH, MN – The Crusader softball team looks to shake off the rust, after an 8-1 loss against the North Central University Rams, and an 11-2 loss against the Martin Luther College Knights, in their season opening tournament, hosted by North Central University, at the Plymouth Creek Dome [Continue Reading...]

Women’s Basketball Fall in Season Opener

Women’s Basketball Fall in Season Opener

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI—The Maranatha women’s basketball team dropped their first home and regular season game of the 2013-14 season, losing to the Rams of North Central University 54-67. The Rams used a stifling full court press and good, low-post offense to initiate a second half outburst that would prove too much for the Crusaders [Continue Reading...]

Men’s Basketball Drops First Two in NW Tourney

Men’s Basketball Drops First Two in NW Tourney

Box Score (Northwestern) Box Score (North Central) ST. PAUL, MN—The Crusader men’s basketball team began their 2013-14 regular season by participating in two games at the Northwestern tournament on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16. Maranatha first took the court on Friday evening, lining up against the University of Northwestern. The Eagles of Northwestern are always [Continue Reading...]

‘Saders Find Bright Spots In NCU Tournament

‘Saders Find Bright Spots In NCU Tournament

Box Score (NCU) PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Maranatha closed out the North Central Tournament with  losses to North Central, Presentation and Martin Luther, but received standout performances from several freshmen. In a rematch against NCU, the Rams defeated Maranatha 6-4 in seven innings after Maranatha won 9-8 in extra-innings on Thursday. After spotting the Rams a [Continue Reading...]

Torrid Shooting Propels Saders Past Rams

Torrid Shooting Propels Saders Past Rams

Box Score CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Maranatha’s first step towards an NCCAAII title was a big one, racing their way past the #8 North Central Rams, 84-45 Thursday afternoon in Circleville, Ohio. With the win, Maranatha advances to the semifinals on Friday at 6:00 p.m. EST against the winner of Thursday’s matchup between #4 Trinity Baptist [Continue Reading...]

North Central Posts Shutout Against Crusaders

Box Score KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Crusaders were shutout 2-0, by North Central University in the second game of the NCCAAII National Tournament. The game remained scoreless for over 30 minutes until North Central’s Christina Goodman gave her team a 1-0 lead at 34 minutes. Maranatha held an 11-8 shots advantage in the game, but [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Fall To Rams, Garrison Reaches 100th Hit

Box Score (Game 1) Box Score (Game 2) COON RAPIDS, Minn. – The Crusaders defeated Lincoln Christian 4-3 in an elimination game, but watched their bid for an NCCAAII World Series disappear with a 3-0 loss to North Central. Maranatha held a 3-2 lead in the third inning thanks to an RBI single by Joel [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Defeat Lincoln, Lose to Rams In Regional Openers

Box Score (Game 1) Box Score (Game 2) COON RAPIDS, Minn. – The Crusaders opened the NCCAAII Regional Tournament in Coon Rapids with a 3-2 win against Lincoln followed by a 4-2 loss to North Central. In their first game, junior pitcher Craig Lawson (Independence, Mo.) pitched a complete game and Maranatha overcame a 2-0 [Continue Reading...]