Volleyball AD3I/NCCAA Postseason Awards

Volleyball AD3I/NCCAA Postseason Awards

WATERTOWN, WI – The following recipients from the Maranatha Baptist University volleyball team have been honored by the AD3I and NCCAA for the 2014 season. Sophomore opposite hitter Alison Renz (Lake Mills, WI) was named the AD3I Co-Player of the Year, and an All-Independents First Team selection, while also achieving NCCAA 1st Team All-American status, [Continue Reading…]

Title Run Ends for #1 Sabercats Volleyball Team

Title Run Ends for #1 Sabercats Volleyball Team

Match #3 Match #4 (coming soon) KISSIMMEE, FL—The Maranatha volleyball team was knocked out of the NCCAA National Tournament Friday afternoon, defeating Pensacola Christian College 3-1 in match one, but then falling in the 5th set to Ozark Christian College in match two, 2-3. In the first game, the Sabercats came out with a renewed [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…]

MBU postseason wrap-up

MBU postseason wrap-up

See who’s in and where everyone’s going. Maranatha Baptist University is pleased to send five of its fall sports teams to the NCCAA Division II National Championships. Three of these teams will compete in Kissimmee, Florida, on November 12-15, with both Cross-Country teams competing in Houghton, New York. The Women’s Volleyball team captured the Regional Championship [Continue Reading…]

Record-Breaking Five MBU Teams Head to Nationals

Record-Breaking Five MBU Teams Head to Nationals

WATERTOWN, WI – For the first time in Maranatha’s history, the Sabercats will be sending five different teams to the NCCAA National Tournaments, with appearances from men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, and men’s and women’s cross country. The last time Maranatha had at least four teams advance was in 2008, when men’s and women’s soccer, [Continue Reading…]

Volleyball Returns to Nationals with Sweep Through Region

Volleyball Returns to Nationals with Sweep Through Region

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha’s volleyball team made it look easy in securing their fifth-straight appearance in the NCCAA National Tournament, with a pair of 3-0 sweeps over Grace Bible, and then Moody Bible in the Midwest Region Championship match. The Sabercats ousted Grace in three games, behind the hitting of sophomore opposite hitter Alison Renz [Continue Reading…]

Volleyball Goes 2-1 at Superior Quad

Volleyball Goes 2-1 at Superior Quad

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha volleyball team took on the UW Superior Yellow Jackets on Friday, falling 1-3 in sets, but bounced back on Saturday with two 3-0 sweeps over Bethany Lutheran College and Northland College. Maranatha stole set one from the Yellow Jackets on Friday, rallying from a 10-4 deficit before rattling off six [Continue Reading…]

Knudsen, Reinke Tabbed AD3I Players of the Week

Knudsen, Reinke Tabbed AD3I Players of the Week

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha Baptist University junior forward Jeremy Knudsen (Charlotte, N.C.) has been selected as the Association of Division III Independents men’s soccer Player of the Week. Knudsen struck for two goals and two assists as Maranatha Baptist went 2-1 on the week to improve to an Association-best 9-4-1. The junior recorded his best [Continue Reading…]