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...]

Maranatha Recipients of Prestigious NCCAA Presidential Award

Maranatha Recipients of Prestigious NCCAA Presidential Award

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats have been awarded the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence, given by the NCCAA to one Division I, and one Division II member for their placement in the National Championships. Twelve points are given to first place winners, and the lowest point total, eighth place, receives eight points. [Continue Reading...]

Lorch, DeLozier Headline NSCAA, NCCAA All-American Awards

Lorch, DeLozier Headline NSCAA, NCCAA All-American Awards

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha men’s and women’s soccer team’s saw six recipients, three from each squad, named to the 2013 NSCAA Continental Tire NCCAA DII Women’s Soccer 1st and 2nd All-American Teams. After stellar seasons by both teams, the women’s squad had junior midfielder Harmony Lorch (Aurora, CO) named to the 1st Team after posting [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Fall In Shootout Thriller To OCU

Crusaders Fall In Shootout Thriller To OCU

Box Score KISSIMMEE, FL – The Maranatha women’s soccer team proved to be the better team during regulation on Saturday, in the NCCAA DII National Tournament fifth place game, but the #5 Ohio Christian TrailBlazers came away with the win in a 2-1 shootout thriller. From the opening kickoff, Maranatha maintained the possession, and it [Continue Reading...]

Crusader Onslaught Falls Just Short Against Cairn

Crusader Onslaught Falls Just Short Against Cairn

Box Score KISSIMMEE, FL – One goal was all it took for Cairn to defeat Maranatha, who nearly scored seconds before the end of regulation on a disallowed direct kick by freshman midfielder Courtney Dunn (Oshkosh, WI), but ultimately lost to the sixth seed in the tournament on Friday evening. Cairn controlled possession and came [Continue Reading...]

Clearwater’s First Half Defeats Scrappy Crusaders

Clearwater’s First Half Defeats Scrappy Crusaders

Box Score KISSIMMEE, FL – Playing in the confines of Kissimmee, FL, the Maranatha Crusader women’s soccer team kicked off their 2013 NCCAA DII National Championship quest against the tough #2 Clearwater Christian College, taking a 4-0 loss on a clear Thursday evening. Clearwater set the tone quickly in the first period by scoring back [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...]