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…]

Cross Country Finishes Regular Season at WI Lutheran

Cross Country Finishes Regular Season at WI Lutheran

WEST ALLIS, WI – Maranatha concluded their regular season competition with a strong showing at the Private College cross country championships, hosted by Wisconsin Lutheran College, on Saturday afternoon. On the men’s side, Caleb Wagner had a 19th place finish with a time of 28:43.8 in the 8K race, among 73 runners, while Michael Kluver [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Competes At Bethel College Invitational

Maranatha Competes At Bethel College Invitational

SOUTH BEND, IN – Surrounded by 16 teams for the women, and 13 teams for the men, Maranatha placed 10th and 12th respectively on Friday afternoon at the Bethel College Invitational in South Bend, Indiana. Running a 5K race this week, the women had 273 points for 10th place, and were just behind Midwest Region [Continue Reading…]

Four Sabercats Named Athletes of the Week

Four Sabercats Named Athletes of the Week

WATERTOWN, WI – Three Maranatha Baptist University athletes were selected as AD3I Players of the Week, or NCCAA Athletes of the Week. Senior defender Drew DeLozier was picked as one of four athletes for AD3I Player of the Week, along with cross country runners Joshua Kruit, and Katie Vander Pluym, and volleyball player Alison Renz. [Continue Reading…]

Cross Country Women Finish 6th, Men Finish 13th

Cross Country Women Finish 6th, Men Finish 13th

MILWAUKEE, WI – The cross country team put forth their strongest race of the season to date, with several personal records on the season and a 6th place finish out of 16 teams at the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational, while the men’s team finished 13th out of 16 teams on Saturday. “Both teams finished well despite [Continue Reading…]

Cross Country Hosts Maranatha Invite

Cross Country Hosts Maranatha Invite

WATERTOWN, WI – The Sabercats cross country team hosted their first cross country meet since 2003 on Saturday, and with a smaller pool of runners, had three individuals from the women’s team finish in the top 10 and seven runners from the men’s team finish in the top 10. In the women’s race, sophomore Katie [Continue Reading…]

Vander Pluym Snags Second Student-Athlete Award

Vander Pluym Snags Second Student-Athlete Award

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha cross country sophomore Katherine Vander Pluym (Whitewater, WI) snagged her second consecutive NCCAA Student Athlete of the Week award, after posting a 2nd place individual finish at the Ripon Invitational on Saturday. The first-year runner was named the Student-Athlete of the Week last week with her 36th place finish out of [Continue Reading…]

Wagner, Vander Pluym, Lead Sabercats At Ripon Invite

Wagner, Vander Pluym, Lead Sabercats At Ripon Invite

Results RIPON, WI – The Sabercats cross country team continued their strong start to the season at the Ripon College Invite, with a second place finish by the women’s and men’s teams on Saturday morning. Maranatha had two finishers with a top-three finish; sophomore Caleb Wagner (Sandusky, MI) with a third-place finish in the 8,000 [Continue Reading…]

Cross Country Men Finish 3rd, Women’s 4th in DII

Cross Country Men Finish 3rd, Women’s 4th in DII

Men’s Results Women’s Results CEDARVILLE, OHIO – The men’s and women’s cross country teams put a strong exclamation point to their season, finishing third and fourth respectively in Division II, at the NCCAA Nationals, hosted by Cedarville University, in Cedarville, Ohio. The women’s team finished just behind Toccoa Falls (3rd Place), with 112 points, and [Continue Reading…]