Sabercats Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Sabercats Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats volleyball team achieved a 3.54 team grade-point average for the 2013-14 school year, and for the second straight-year, joined 675 other schools in winning the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. Teams must earn at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 [Continue Reading...]

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Athletics Department has released the 2013-14 MBU Scholar Athlete’s List, recognizing 44 athletes in 11 different sports, the most since the 2011-12 academic year. Athletes must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in both the fall and spring semesters while lettering in one intercollegiate sport. This criterion exceeds [Continue Reading...]

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

WATERTOWN, WI – Each year, the NCCAA hosts an Annual Convention for member institutions to provide education and encouragement in its mission and schools, while giving recognition at the Hall of Fame Banquet, sponsored by SCORE International, on Friday, May 31. Maranatha Baptist University was recognized as the 2013-14 Sports Ministry, and Presidential Awards recipients, [Continue Reading...]

Ministry As We See It

Ministry As We See It

Meet Isabella, a dazzling, energetic, and feisty nine-year-old with a wild imagination and a love for volleyball, Girl Scouts, and friends. But behind her beautiful smile, there is a medically fragile child who has endured more pain and suffering than most people do in a lifetime. At birth, “Bella” was diagnosed with esophageal atresia, three [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders End 2013 Season with Doubleheader Sweep

Crusaders End 2013 Season with Doubleheader Sweep

Box Score (Arlington) Box Score (West Coast) LINCOLN, IL—The women’s volleyball team would continue their NCCAA National Tournament action with another doubleheader on Friday night, facing off first against the Patriots of Arlington Baptist College (TX), followed by the Eagles of West Coast Baptist Bible College (CA). Maranatha squared off against the seventh ranked Patriots [Continue Reading...]

Volleyball Drops First Two at NCCAA Nationals

Volleyball Drops First Two at NCCAA Nationals

Box Score (LCU) Box Score (Clearwater) LINCOLN, IL—The women’s volleyball team suffered defeat to both Lincoln Christian and Clearwater Christian on Thursday evening at the 2013 NCCAA National Tournament. Both games were part of the first round pool play, which will be combined with Friday’s matches to determine the top four advancing seeds. The Crusaders [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...]

Midwest Region Honors 12 Maranatha Athletes, Two Coaches

Midwest Region Honors 12 Maranatha Athletes, Two Coaches

WATERTOWN, WI – The men’s and women’s soccer teams, as well as the volleyball team, each had recipients chosen to the NCCAA DII All-Region Team, and head coaches Regina DeLozier (volleyball) and Jeff Pill (men’s soccer) were named coach of the year in the Midwest Region. DeLozier led her team to a 21-8 overall record [Continue Reading...]

Peterson, Vinz, Receive AD3I, NCCAAII Weekly Honors

Peterson, Vinz, Receive AD3I, NCCAAII Weekly Honors

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha student-athletes Natascha Vinz, and Laci Peterson were recently awarded by the AD3I and NCCAAII with student-athlete weekly honors for competitions held during the week of October 28-November 2. Vinz, a freshman forward for the women’s soccer team, was selected as the NCCAA DII Women’s Soccer Student-Athlete of the Week after thrusting [Continue Reading...]