2013 Men’s Soccer Preview

2013 Men’s Soccer Preview

Cautiously optimistic. This is Coach Pill’s current mindset on the upcoming season for this year’s Crusader men’s soccer team. “We are coming off our best NAC season ever,” says Coach Pill, “and the foundation of our team this year will be strong because of many returning players.” “The camaraderie and cohesion of this year’s team [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...]

Crusader Athletes Earn NAC All-Conference Awards

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Eight Crusader athletes were honored recently in the Northern Athletics Conference, with All-Conference Recognition for cross country, men’s, and women’s soccer, and volleyball. In cross country, William O’Malley (Rockford, Ill.) was named to the All-Northern Athletics Conference Cross Country Team after recording the fifth-fastest time at 26:53.8. On the women’s side, Lauren [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders’ Season Ends In Loss To Pioneers

Box Score WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Maranatha Crusaders’ season ended at the hands of Northland International, 6-1, on Friday afternoon. The Pioneers scored six minutes into the game, but Maranatha responded seven minutes later when junior midfielder Brian Lundquist (Reading, Mass.), managed to squeeze a cross pass to Timothy Rogers (Willmar, Minn.), who punched in [Continue Reading...]

Klaudt Takes a Different Path to Maranatha

Marvin Klaudt, at first glance, is a typical transfer student going through transfer student battles—juggling his classes, enduring Wisconsin weather, and playing midfield for the Maranatha men’s soccer team. Klaudt recorded his second hat trick of the season Monday during a 10-2 win over Great Lakes Christian. He scored two game-winning goals in the same [Continue Reading...]

Pill Nets NCCAAII Student-Athlete Award

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Maranatha men’s soccer player Taylor Pill (Watertown, Wis.) was named the NCCAAII men’s soccer Student-Athlete of the Week for events of October 15-21. Pill scored the lone goal in a 1-1 tie against Marian and had two shots (one on goal) against Aurora University on Saturday afternoon. The sophomore midfielder currently leads [Continue Reading...]