Student-athletes love visiting Maranatha’s friendly campus for sports tournaments.
The University hosts invitational tournaments for high school soccer, volleyball, and basketball each year. Although most teams come from the Midwest, Maranatha Invitational Tournament fields have also included teams from Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, California, and Texas.
Maranatha is also the host site for Wisconsin Association of Christian Schools (WACS) basketball championship tournaments. Competition for WACS titles takes place in girls volleyball & basketball, boys soccer & basketball. The basketball dates for 2015-16 are March 4-5, 2016.
College teams competing in the National Christian College Athletic Association Midwest Region also descend on Watertown. Maranatha and other Midwest Region colleges host competition in volleyball, basketball, soccer, and baseball on a rotating basis.
See the future Maranatha Invitational Tournament schedule below. If your school is interested in participating, contact MBU Athletic Director Rob Thompson at 920-206-2377 or email.
2017 MBU Sabercats Invitational Basketball Tournament
|Date||Time – Game||Teams||Result|
|Thursday, Feb 2||12:30 PM – Girls G1||East Moline vs. Indiana Christian||East Moline 34-28|
|2:15 PM – Boys G2||East Moline vs. Heritage Hall||Heritage Hall 66-61|
|6:30 PM – Girls G3||Calumet vs. Maranatha||Calumet 40-29|
|8:15 PM – Boys G4||Calumet vs. Maranatha||Calumet 66-61|
|Friday, Feb 3||12:30 PM – Girls G5||East Moline vs. Maranatha||East Moline 34-19|
|2:15 PM – Boys G6||Heritage Hall vs. Maranatha||Heritage Hall 65-59|
|6:30 PM – Girls G7||Indiana Christian vs. Calumet||Calumet 42-23|
|8:15 PM – Boys G8||East Moline vs. Calumet||Calumet 65-62|
|Saturday, Feb 4||9:00 AM – Girls||Maranatha vs. Indiana Christian – Consolation Game||Maranatha 35-34|
|10:45 AM – Boys||Maranatha vs. East Moline – Consolation Game||Maranatha 63-59|
|12:30 PM – Girls||East Moline vs. Calumet – Championship Game||Calumet 35-26|
|2:15 PM – Boys||Heritage Hall vs. Calumet – Championship Game||Heritage Hall 67-47|
Available Tournaments through 2019-20
|2016-17||Feb 2-4, 2017||Girls Basketball||Full|
|Feb 2-4, 2017||Boys Basketball||Full|
|2017-18||Sept 15-16, 2017||Volleyball||Full|
|Sept 15-16, 2017||Soccer||Full|
|Feb 1-3, 2018||Girls Basketball||Full|
|Feb 1-3, 2018||Boys Basketball||Full|
|2018-19||Sept 14-15, 2018||Volleyball||Open – Need 5|
|Sept 14-15, 2018||Soccer||Open – Need 2|
|Jan 31-Feb 2, 2019||Girls Basketball||Full|
|Jan 31-Feb 2, 2019||Boys Basketball||Full|
|2019-20||Sept 13-14, 2019||Volleyball||Open|
|Sept 13-14, 2019||Soccer||Open|
|Jan 30-Feb 1, 2020||Girls Basketball||Open|
|Jan 30-Feb 1, 2020||Boys Basketball||Open|