Women’s Basketball Staves Off Northland Rally

Women’s Basketball Staves Off Northland Rally

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI – Two days after pulling out an overtime win against Moody Bible Institute, the Maranatha Baptist University women’s basketball team followed a similar storyline, minus the overtime, in another nail-biter, this time a 53-48 win over Northland College, from Ashland, WI. The first half was slow low-scoring, but freshman guard Courtney [Continue Reading…]

Women’s Basketball Hold on in OT Thriller

Women’s Basketball Hold on in OT Thriller

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI—The Crusader women’s basketball team mustered up a gutsy performance against the Archers of Moody Bible Institute Thursday night, outlasting the familiar NCCAA opponent through forty minutes of regulation and one overtime period to win to the tune of 55-54. With the victory, Maranatha moves back to .500 in NCCAA play, with [Continue Reading…]

Women’s Basketball Goes 1-1 At NCCAA Tip-Off

Women’s Basketball Goes 1-1 At NCCAA Tip-Off

LINCOLN, IL – The women’s basketball team blitzed Kuyper College for their first win of the season, in a 63-42 thrashing, and lost 62-39 in their second game on Saturday, against Lincoln Christian University, at the NCCAA Tip-Off Tournament, hosted by Lincoln Christian University. In the ladies’ big win over Kuyper College, Maranatha had three [Continue Reading…]

Women’s Basketball Go 1-1 at FBBC Tournament

Women’s Basketball Go 1-1 at FBBC Tournament

Box Score (Manhattan) Box Score (Faith Baptist) ANKENY, IA—The Maranatha women’s basketball team competed in two games at the FBBC Tournament over the weekend, first losing to Manhattan Christian College 54-63 on Friday, and then defeating Faith Baptist Bible College 57-41 on Saturday. The Crusaders began the action by lining up against the Crusaders of [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…]

Peterson Awarded By NCAAIII for Blocks Per Game Record

Peterson Awarded By NCAAIII for Blocks Per Game Record

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha’s Laci Peterson (Chillicothe, IL) was recently awarded by the NCAA Division III for her record of 4.6 blocks per game, during the 2012-13 basketball season. Peterson, who finished the season with 138 blocks in 30 games played, also ranked second on the team in scoring (11.1 points per game) to help [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Men, Women Collect NAC Sportsmanship Awards

Maranatha Men, Women Collect NAC Sportsmanship Awards

WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Maranatha men’s and women’s teams were honored on Tuesday with the Northern Athletic Conference (NAC) All-Sportsmanship Award while also receiving individual recognition for the All-Sportsmanship Team. The 2012-13 season marks the sixth straight year that Maranatha has collected the women’s award, while the men last won in ’09-’10, and have won [Continue Reading…]

Sader Trio Named NCCAAII All-Americans, Peotter, Student-Athlete

Sader Trio Named NCCAAII All-Americans, Peotter, Student-Athlete

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Three women’s basketball players, point guard Autumn Peotter (Waupaca, Wis.), and center Laci Peterson (Chillicothe, Ill.)  were named NCCAAII First Team All-Americans while forward Torey DeLozier (Watertown, Wis.) was named to the Second-Team. The three starters played a pivotal part in leading the team to the Division II title last weekend, defeating [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Win NCCAAII National Title

Crusaders Win NCCAAII National Title

Box Score CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Seniors Hallie Sheley, Torey DeLozier, Autumn Peotter and Kristin Morrison endured four years of runnerup, and third place-finishes, but can now add NCCAAII National Champions to their resume after defeating a tough Manhattan squad, 56-53 on Saturday evening. DeLozier, in a post-game interview stated, “It’s unreal, it’s a dream. We’ve [Continue Reading…]