MBU Recognizes Athletes In Awards Chapel

MBU Recognizes Athletes In Awards Chapel

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Maranatha Baptist University and the Athletics Department honored its winter and spring sports teams on Thursday in a student body gathering designated as Athletics Awards Chapel. Teams included men’s and women’s basketball, as well as baseball and softball. Each team had the opportunity to highlight individual accomplishments through special recognition. View a [Continue Reading…]

Pensacola Trumps Sabercats’ Rally

Pensacola Trumps Sabercats’ Rally

Box Score JOPLIN, Mo. – Maranatha endured a lackluster first period, taking #5 Pensacola to the wire in the latter half and nearly forcing their way into the 5th place game before falling 56-52 to the Eagles. Maranatha’s commitment to feed post players Lexi Johnson (Stephenson, Mich.) and Emily Hinsenkamp (Detroit, Mich.) nearly overcame their first-half struggles in [Continue Reading…]

AD3I Releases All-Independents Teams

AD3I Releases All-Independents Teams

WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) released the All-Independents Teams, with four selections reserved for the MBU Sabercats. Senior forward Stacie Ross headlined Maranatha’s first selection as a Second-Team recipient, ranking 6th in the Association in field goal percentage (46%). The Wyoming, Michigan native averaged 9.8 points a game, and 6.2 [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Fall To Patriots in Nationals Opener

Sabercats Fall To Patriots in Nationals Opener

Box Score JOPLIN, Mo. – Arlington Baptist dealt the Sabercats their first loss of the 2015 NCCAA National Tournament, evening the score from last year’s championship game loss, in a 93-47 win over Maranatha on Thursday afternoon in Joplin, Missouri. Maranatha claimed last season’s title in a 77-69 second-half comeback win, fueled by a monster [Continue Reading…]

Women’s Basketball Bound For NCCAA Nationals

Women’s Basketball Bound For NCCAA Nationals

View Bracket – Live Streaming (Fee) WATERTOWN, Wis. – The women’s basketball team travels to Joplin, Missouri, for the NCCAA National Tournament, on March 12-14th. The Sabercats are no strangers to a Tournament they have appeared in for nine-consecutive years, and enter as the #8-seed. Live streaming is provided at the link above, for a [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Named to NCCAA Midwest All-Region Team

Sabercats Named to NCCAA Midwest All-Region Team

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Seven men’s and women’s Sabercats basketball players were recently selected to the NCCAA Midwest All-Region Teams, after this weekend’s respective tournaments, in which the women’s team defeated Grace Bible to advance to the National Tournament, while the men’s team awaits a possible At-Large Bid to the National Tournament after falling to the [Continue Reading…]

MBU Secures Region Crown, On Wild Finish

MBU Secures Region Crown, On Wild Finish

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Maranatha proved yesterday’s game was no fluke, jumping out to a sizable lead in the first half behind another excellent offensively balanced performance, and hitting free throw shots when it counted most, to down Grace Bible, 60-55, in Saturday’s Midwest Region Championship game. The Tigers hit four three’s in the last five [Continue Reading…]

Johnson’s Double-Double Paces Sabercats In Region Win

Johnson’s Double-Double Paces Sabercats In Region Win

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The third time was the charm for the Sabercats women’s basketball team in Friday evening’s NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament, as Maranatha ousted Moody Bible Institute, 62-50, after losing both of their previous matchups against the Archers during the regular season. The win means Maranatha is one step closer to a ninth-straight [Continue Reading…]

2015 NCCAA Regional Previews

2015 NCCAA Regional Previews

  WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Sabercats men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament this weekend, in search of a region crown and a berth in the NCCAA DII National Tournament. Live streaming is available for the women’s tournament only, and can be found on the Maranatha athletics website, or by [Continue Reading…]