Former MBU Athletic Director Passes Away

Former MBU Athletic Director Passes Away

Chattanooga, TN – Maranatha Alumnus Robert “Bob” Rapson of Dayton Mountain, TN went Home to be with his Savior on Tuesday, July 14 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In addition to being one of Maranatha’s early graduates, Rapson, 79, faithfully served at Maranatha as its first Athletic Director. During his tenure, Rapson coached Men’s Basketball, [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Honors

Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Honors

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) released the spring All-Academic Teams this morning, listing 86 student-athletes as All-Academic recipients. Spring sports include Men’s and Women’s Basketball; Baseball, and Softball. To qualify for the team, student-athletes must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, and achieve a minimum 3.5 GPA during the [Continue Reading…]

MBU Receives Second Consecutive NCCAA Presidential Award

MBU Receives Second Consecutive NCCAA Presidential Award

Watertown, Wis- Maranatha Baptist University’s stalwart performances at the 2014-15 NCCAA National Tournaments earned the Sabercats their second consecutive NCCAA Presidential Award for Excellence in Division II. The Presidential Award is awarded to the top-performing institution from the National Tournaments, with points awarded as follows: 1st Place- 12 points       5th Place- 5 points 2nd Place- 9 [Continue Reading…]

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…]

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…]