Sabre men’s volleyball goes four sets with No. 10 MSOE

MILWAUKEE – Marian University men’s volleyball (10-13, 8-7 NACC) closed out a five-match road trip falling to No. 10 MSOE in four sets 23-25, 25-22, 25-20, and 25-16. The Sabres opened the match strong with a first set that saw neither team manage a lead larger than three points.  MSOE would lead 23-22 late in […]

Marian baseball opens NACC play with split against WLC

Marian University baseball (9-4, 1-1 NACC) opened conference play splitting with Wisconsin Lutheran in their first games at Herr-Baker Field. The Sabres led for much of the opening game but couldn’t pull away stranding 15 runners on base in a 4-2 loss to open the twin bill.  Junior Jake Arens singled to bring in senior […]

Sabre men’s volleyball drops four-set road match to Lakeland

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Marian University men’s volleyball (10-12, 8-6 NACC) forced a fourth set but fell to Lakeland with set scores of 25-23, 25-12, 21-25, and 26-24. The Sabres started slowly as Lakeland was able to take a 24-19 lead in the first set.  After Marian battled past four set-point opportunities for the Muskies, Lakeland […]

Sabre baseball suffers 12-8 setback at Ripon

RIPON, Wis. – In their first game back in the Midwest, Marian University baseball (8-3, 0-0 NACC) fell to Ripon by a 12-8 final in non-conference action. The Sabres fell into an early hole after the Red Hawks were able to score three runs through the first two innings.  Marian was able to cut the […]

Marian softball moves Dominican series to Friday

Due to predicted weather and field conditions for Saturday, the Marian softball doubleheader with Dominican has been moved to Friday, March 29. The conference twin bill will begin at 3:30 p.m. from Smith Field with the second game scheduled for approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of game one.  Live video for the doubleheader will […]

Marian women’s lacrosse moves location for CUW game

Due to current field conditions at Smith Field, the Marian University women’s lacrosse game against Concordia Wisconsin has been moved to a road game at CUW. The Saturday, March 30 MWLC game was originally scheduled for a 1 p.m. start from Smith Field but will now be at 4 p.m. from Fitting Field.  The next […]

Marian baseball versus Wisconsin Lutheran moved to Thursday

In an attempt to beat potentially poor weather conditions, the Marian baseball doubleheader against Wisconsin Lutheran, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 30, has been moved up to Thursday, March 28. First pitch for the conference doubleheader will be at 1 p.m. from Herr-Baker Field with the second game to follow approximately 30 minutes later.  Live […]

Sabre women’s lacrosse defeated by IIT 20-4

CHICAGO – Marian University women’s lacrosse (3-6, 2-4 MWLC) fell to Illinois Tech 20-4 in conference action. After freshman Sally Moris opened the scoring with the first goal of the game, Illinois Tech scored nine unanswered goals to go ahead 9-1.  Moris added another goal before IIT found the back of the net once more […]

Marian men’s lacrosse cruises past Johnson & Wales 18-1

WHITTIER, Calif. – Marian University men’s lacrosse (4-2, 1-1 MLC) dominated Johnson & Wales 28-1 to close out their spring trip. Marian opened the game scoring 12 goals in the opening quarter with sophomore Connor Houlihan scoring four of the goals.  The offense continued to dominate outscoring the Wildcats 9-1 in the second quarter with […]

Sabre women’s lacrosse versus IIT moved to the road

Due to poor field conditions at Smith Field, Marian University women’s lacrosse has moved their game against Illinois Tech. The game, scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, March 23, has now been moved to Illinois Tech for an 11 a.m. start in MWLC action.  Marian is coming off of a 1-2 trip to Colorado over the course […]

Sabre softball closes out spring trip with another split

CLERMONT, Fla. – Marian University softball (8-6, 0-0 NACC) defeated Grinnell 10-1 in five innings before falling to Tufts 13-2 to close out their spring trip. The Marian offense started off the day strong as the Sabres were able to run-rule Grinnell.  Marian plated five runs in the first two innings with errors bringing in […]

Vorva named second team All-American by CCM/AHCA

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Junior Hunter Vorva has been named a second team All-American by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) becoming the first Marian men’s hockey goalie to be named an All-American. “I couldn’t be happier for Hunter being selected as an All-American, he is very deserving of this award,” commented head men’s hockey […]

Sabre baseball splits final day of spring trip

TUCSON, Ariz. – Marian University baseball (8-2, 0-0 NACC) split with Augsburg in the final games of their spring trip with a 2-0 victory followed by a 3-0 defeat. The Sabres opened the doubleheader with a pitching duel against Augsburg as the two teams would only combine for two runs and nine hits.  A double […]

Liberski becomes NCAA Division III all-time leader for digs

With 18 digs against No. 15 Dominican last night, senior Cullen Liberski became the NCAA Division III all-time leader for digs. The performance against the Stars gave Liberski 1,225 digs for his career surpassing Brendan Chang who competed at MIT from 2013-16 and recorded 1,220 digs over his career.  Liberski recorded 254 digs as a […]

Marian baseball sweeps pair of MIAC teams behind strong offense

TUCSON, Ariz. – Marian University baseball (7-1, 0-0 NACC) defeated Hamline 10-6 and Macalester 20-9 in eight innings to secure another sweep at the Tucson Invitational. The Sabre offense took care of business early to start the day as Marian scored nine unanswered runs to open their game against Hamline.  Junior Nick Bastien opened a […]

Sabre men’s lacrosse drops spring trip opener 20-5 to Whittier

WHITTIER, Calif. – Marian University men’s lacrosse (3-2, 1-1 MLC) opened their spring trip with a loss to Whittier by a 20-5 final. The Poets opened the game strong holding the Sabres scoreless after one-quarter of action while scoring eight times.  The duo of sophomores Garrett Houlihan and Connor Houlihan opened the scoring for the […]

Marian women’s lacrosse splits final day out West

AURORA, Colo. – Marian University women’s lacrosse (3-4, 2-2 MWLC) fell to Puget Sound 10-9 in double overtime before defeating Johnson & Wales 19-12 to close out their trip to Colorado. Marian jumped out fast to start the game scoring the first three goals of the game in the first 5:45.  Each team closed out […]

Sabre softball suffers pair of tough set backs

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Marian University softball (7-5, 0-0 NACC) fell to Rowan 2-0 to open the fourth day of their spring trip before falling to Ramapo 7-3. In a total pitching duel, the Sabre softball offense could only manage two hits and six walks in the opener falling to Rowan.  The Profs struck first taking […]

Arens earns NACC weekly award for position players

MILWAUKEE – Junior Jake Arens of Marian University baseball has been named the NACC position player of the week announced the league office Tuesday morning. Arens (Mauston, Wis.) paced the offense and helped lead Marian to a 4-1 record to open their spring trip. Arens went 9-for-19 (.474) over five games recording at least one […]

Marian baseball knocks off Saint John’s (Minn.) 13-7

TUCSON, Ariz. – Marian University baseball (5-1, 0-0) scored in all but one inning as the Sabres defeated Saint John’s (Minn.) 13-7 at the Tucson Invitational. The Johnnies were able to get on the board right away scoring two in the first inning before sacrifice flies form sophomore Sean Meyer and junior Jake Arens tied […]

Estrada earns first MLC weekly award

WAUKESHA, Wis. – Freshman Johnny Estrada of Marian University men’s lacrosse has been named the MLC defensive player of the week announced the league office Monday night. Estrada (Pewaukee, Wis.) led the Sabres to a pair of victories in goal. The rookie made 12 saves on 14 shots for an .857 save percentage in a […]

Sabre softball settles for second straight split in Florida

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Marian University softball (6-2, 0-0 NACC) defeated Western New England 8-4 before falling to Endicott 4-2 in their second day at the PFX Spring Games. Marian rallied late to take the opening game of the day scoring five runs in the final three innings.  The Sabres opened the scoring for the game […]

Marian men’s lacrosse defeats Northland 20-13

ASHLAND, Wis. – Marian University men’s lacrosse (3-1, 1-1 MLC) used a nine-goal second quarter to pull away from Northland and defeat the LumberJacks 20-13. After each team scored three goals in the opening quarter, freshman Finn Maloney would score three goals to open the second quarter and give the Sabres a lead they would […]

Slow start costs Sabre baseball in 10-2 loss to SJU

TUCSON, Ariz. – Marian University baseball (4-1, 0-0 NACC) fell to Saint John’s (Minn.) 10-2 in their first loss of the 2019 season. The Johnnies would score the first nine runs of the game with four in the first, two in the third, and three runs in the fifth inning.  The Marian bats would come […]

Marian baseball bats stay hot in sweep of UW-Superior

TUCSON, Ariz. – Marian University baseball (4-0, 0-0 NACC) defeated UW-Superior 7-6 and 14-6 to open the season 4-0 for the first time since 1993. The game started as a pitching duel as the two squads would only combine for four hits through the first three innings.  Marian managed to work out of a pair […]

Marian softball splits opening day of spring trip

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Marian University softball (5-1, 0-0 NACC) fell to Amherst by a 9-6 final before defeating Mount St. Mary 10-2 in five innings to open their spring trip. The Sabres battled back after trailing by as many as eight runs but their comeback fell short in the final inning.  Amherst would lead 9-1 […]

Times for Marian lacrosse doubleheader moved up

The Marian lacrosse doubleheader against Monmouth in MLC and MWLC action has been moved up due to expected field conditions. The women’s lacrosse program will start off the twin bill at 10 a.m. from Smith Field with the men to immediately follow at approximately 1 p.m.  Game previews for each game can be found at […]

Marian men’s volleyball dominates in sweep of Concordia Wisconsin

Marian University men’s volleyball (8-9, 6-3 NACC) continued their winning ways defeating CUW in straight sets 25-10, 25-17, and 25-15. The Sabre defense was dominant throughout the match holding Concordia Wisconsin to a -.013 hitting percentage in the victory.  The offense also set the tone early on recording a .500 hitting percentage in the opening […]

Howie heads to Evansville Thunderbolts on professional contract

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Jake Howie, formerly of Marian University men’s hockey, has signed a professional contract with the Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League. “I couldn’t be more proud of Howie and the opportunity that he has with Evansville,” commented Marian head men’s hockey coach Zach Gaynor.  “Howie has worked so hard and […]

Marian men’s volleyball bounces back with sweep of IIT

The Marian University men’s volleyball (7-9, 5-3 NACC) offense only got stronger as the match went along sweeping IIT with set scores of 25-18, 25-21, and 25-16. The Sabres finished the match hitting .379 for the match with only 10 errors hitting .341 in the second set and .583 in the final set recording 18 […]

Clary inks professional contract with Knoxville IceBears

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Lonnie Clary formerly of Marian University men’s hockey has signed a professional contract to play for the Knoxville IceBears of the Southern Professional Hockey League. “I couldn’t be more proud of Lonnie and the opportunity he has with Knoxville,” commented head Marian men’s hockey coach Zach Gaynor.  “Lonnie has been a proven […]

Marian men’s lacrosse continues to push back home opener

Due to current field conditions and forecasted low temperatures, Marian University men’s lacrosse has once again moved the location of their game against Benedictine for Wednesday, March 6. Originally scheduled to be played on Smith Field, the game will now be played at Benedictine starting at 3:30 p.m.  Live video for the event can be […]

Smallpage and Duncan named Sabres of the Month for February

Senior Jon Smallpage of Marian University men’s volleyball and junior Kadeesha Duncan of Marian University track and field have been named the Sabres of the Month for February. Smallpage (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) dominated offensively for the Sabres leading Marian to a 6-3 record during February with a 4-2 mark coming in NACC play.  For the […]

Vorva named NCHA player of the year

DULUTH, Minn. – Junior goalie Hunter Vorva of Marian University men’s hockey has been named the NCHA player of the year after leading the Sabres to the Harris Cup semifinals for a fourth straight year. Vorva has played a key role in the stingy Marian defense this season, which currently ranks 14th in the nation […]

Marian women’s lacrosse announces 2019 leadership group

Marian University women’s lacrosse has announced junior Maddie Mathis and freshman Madi Cogdill as team captains, along with sophomore Harley Kinney as a team leader for the 2019 season. Mathis (Winnetka, Ill.) comes to Marian from Elmhurst in Illinois, where she played in 14 games in 2017. She will begin her Marian career on the […]

Marian men’s lacrosse versus Dubuque postponed

The non-conference game scheduled between Marian University men’s lacrosse and Dubuque has been postponed, no make-up date has been announced. The next game on the docket between Marian and Northland, scheduled for Saturday, March 2, has also been postponed with a make-up date yet to be announced.  The Sabres new home opener date is scheduled […]

Trio from Marian softball named to all-tournament team

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Marian University softball had a trio of student-athletes named to the Finlandia Dome Classic all-tournament team after the Sabres went 4-0 to open the season. Senior Lindsey Strainis (Green Bay, Wis.) hit .357 at the tournament with a .400 on base percentage and tied for a team lead with an .857 slugging […]

Marian softball goes undefeated at Finlandia Dome Classic

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Marian University softball (4-0, 0-0 NACC) went undefeated at the Finlandia Dome Classic for the first time since 2007 with wins over Finlandia, UW-Superior, St. Scholastica, and Northland, respectively. Marian vs. Finlandia – 9-0 Win (5 Innings) The Sabres opened the tournament with a convincing 9-0 defeat over Finlandia in five innings […]

Sabre men’s hockey eliminated from NCHA Harris Cup

DE PERE, Wis. – Marian University men’s hockey (14-10-4, 11-5-2 NCHA) was defeated by No. 3 St. Norbert 6-2 in the NCHA Harris Cup semifinals. A power play goal from SNC in the middle of the opening period proved to be the lone tally in the opening stanza.  Junior Conner Blanck netted the equalizer at […]

Cross earns second D3Hockey.com Team of the Week selection

Junior Clay Cross of Marian University men’s hockey has been named to the D3Hockey.com Team of the Week for the second time this season after a four-point weekend against Northland. Cross (Glendale, Ariz.) had a hand in four of the six Sabre goals as Marian eliminated Northland from the NCHA Harris Cup playoffs.  Cross assisted […]

Bolin named to D3Hockey.com Team of the Week

Morgan Bolin of Marian University women’s hockey has been named to the D3Hockey.com Team of the Week to close out her junior campaign. Bolin (Cary, Ill.) scored a pair of power play goals on the weekend including the game-tying goal at then-ranked No. 5/6 Adrian in the season finale that earned Marian a point against […]

Season opener for Marian men’s lacrosse moved to Carroll

Due to the recent winter weather this week, the season opener tomorrow, Saturday, February 23, between Marian men’s lacrosse and Carroll has been moved to Carroll at 4 p.m. Last season, the Sabres traveled to Carroll in the middle of March and defeated the Pioneers 12-6 for the program’s second victory.  Live video and statistics […]

NCHA releases all-academic teams

DULUTH, Minn. – The Northern Collegiate Hockey Association has announced the 2018-19 all-academic teams, which consists of nine members from the Marian University men’s hockey program and seven members from the Marian University women’s hockey program. To earn a spot on the NCHA all-academic team a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of […]

Ticket information announced for NCHA Harris Cup semifinals

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – Marian University men’s hockey earned a spot in the NCHA Harris Cup semifinals for a fourth straight year and ticketing information for the event has been announced by St. Norbert. Tickets for the game can be purchased at the St. Norbert box office, by phone at 920-403-3950, or toll-free at 1-800-762-2699.  The […]

Marian men’s lacrosse announces captains for 2019 season

Marian University men’s lacrosse has named senior Matt Htwe and sophomores Marcus Fosdick and Nick Klotz to serve as team captains for the 2019 season. Fosdick (Tucson, Ariz.) was one of the top defenders for the Sabres a season ago starting in all 17 games.  Fosdick finished second on the team with 12 caused turnovers […]

Sabre men’s volleyball splits trip to Aurora

AURORA, Ill. – Marian University men’s volleyball (3-8, 2-2 NACC) fell to Aurora in straight sets in NACC action before defeating Loras in five sets. In the opener of the day, the Sabre defense had a tough time stopping Aurora as the Spartans defeated the Sabres with set scores of 25-19, 27-25, and 25-18.  Senior […]

Sabre women’s basketball drops final game 69-41 at MSOE

MILWAUKEE – Marian University women’s basketball (2-18, 2-23 NACC) closed out the season falling to MSOE by a 69-41 final. The Sabres held pace with the Raiders to open the game only trailing 18-12 after the first quarter of action.  MSOE then put together their best offensive quarter of the game in the second scoring […]

Marian men’s volleyball earns tight sweep over Illinois Tech

CHICAGO – Marian University men’s volleyball (2-7, 2-1 NACC) opened a busy weekend defeating Illinois Tech in straight sets with set scores of 25-22, 25-23, and 25-23. The Sabres took an 11-4 advantage to open the match and eventually expanded their lead out to 24-17.  Illinois Tech kept things competitive fighting off five set points […]

Late rally falls short for Sabre men’s basketball 83-77

Marian University men’s basketball (7-17, 5-14 NACC) fell to Aurora in their final home game of the season by an 83-77 final. The Marian offense continued to shoot well to open the game going 15-29 (.517) from the field with five three-pointers in the first half.  The first half was back-and-forth with the largest lead […]

Sabre women’s basketball drops home finale 71-56

Marian University women’s basketball (2-22, 2-17 NACC) dropped their final home game of the season by a final of 71-56 against Dominican. The first quarter saw 11 total turnovers as neither offense found a good grove but Dominican was able to take an early 15-10 lead.  The Stars then were able to extend on their […]

Marian men’s basketball hosting CUC pushed to Wednesday

Due to the recent snowstorm, Marian University men’s basketball has pushed back their game against Concordia Chicago to tomorrow, Wednesday, February 13. The game will now open a basketball doubleheader with the men’s game at 5 p.m. and the Sabre women’s basketball game against Dominican immediately following at approximately 7 p.m.  The Sabres will now […]

Marian women’s basketball nearly upsets CUW 71-64

Marian University women’s basketball (2-21, 2-16NACC) rallied to take the lead in the third quarter but fell to Concordia Wisconsin 71-64. The first quarter saw the Falcons jump out early on the Sabres and take a 23-9 lead behind 8-17 (.471), and 4-8 (.500) from beyond the arc.  The Falcons were able to extend on […]

Marian men’s hockey opens weekend with 3-1 win over CSS

Marian University men’s hockey (12-8-4, 10-5-2 NCHA) opened the final weekend of the regular season with a 3-1 win over St. Scholastica. The game looked to be headed to a scoreless tie after one period but the Sabres would net a pair of goals in the final 45 seconds.  The first came from sophomore Dylan […]

Marian baseball tabbed fifth in NACC preseason poll

MILWAUKEE – Marian University baseball has been picked to finish in fifth according to the NACC preseason poll after receiving 185 votes, as voted on by the sports information directors and head coaches of the league. Concordia Chicago, who accumulated 285 points and 21 of 24 first-place votes, is coming off a 2018 season where […]

Marian softball picked third in NACC preseason poll

MILWAUKEE – After earning their first NACC championship in 2018, Marian University softball received 242 votes, five first-place selections, to finish third in the NACC preseason poll, as voted on by the sports information directors and head coaches of the league. Aurora (29-17, 16-6 NACC in 2018) will look to return to the top of […]

Sabre men’s tennis tabbed eighth in NACC preseason poll

MILWAUKEE – Marian University men’s tennis has been picked to finish in eighth according to the NACC preseason poll after picking up 75 votes, as voted on by the sports information directors and head coaches of the league. CUW tallied 193 points and received 13 of 20 first-place votes to edge NACC debutant Illinois Institute […]

Marian men’s basketball holds on for 74-66 win at Dominican

RIVER FOREST, Ill – Marian University men’s basketball (6-15, 4-12 NACC) won their second straight game defeating Dominican 74-66 on the road. The Marian offense shot the lights out all night long, especially in the first half where the Sabres went 18-28 (.643) from the field including 6-9 (.667) from three-point range.  After the Stars […]

Sabre women’s basketball drops thriller at Alverno

Marian University women’s basketball (2-19, 2-13 NACC) dropped a thriller to Alverno with a final score of 79-75. The Sabres opened with a 9-3 lead and took that lead out to 18-11 with 1:55 left in the quarter.  The Inferno rallied, however, in the final minutes going on an 11-2 run to take a 22-20 […]

Marian athletics announces addition of ACHA Division III hockey

More hockey is headed to Fond du Lac as the Marian University athletic department has announced the addition of an ACHA Division III hockey program. “We are proud to announce the addition of another hockey team to our slate of sports here at Marian,” commented director of athletics Jason Bartelt.  “With the recent success we […]

Marian track and field opens season at Red Hawk Invitational

RIPON, Wis. – Marian University track and field opened the indoor portion of their season at the Red Hawk Invitational, hosted by Ripon College. On the women’s side of things, Kadeesha Duncan led the Sabres on the day with a 29th place finish in the 200-meter dash clocking in at 29.83.  Adelie Requena also competed […]

Sabre women’s hockey falls in finale with Aurora

Marian University women’s hockey (5-13-3, 4-8-2 NCHA) suffered a 6-2 loss to Aurora to close out the series. The Spartans took a 4-0 lead on the Sabres scoring three goals in a span of 7:24 in the second period.  Junior Ally Fox started a rally for Marian with a shorthanded goal, her fourth of the […]

Marian men’s basketball battles late to defeat Edgewood

Marian University men’s basketball (5-15, 3-12 NACC) defeated Edgewood 76-72 to open the final month of the season. The majority of the first half was back-and-forth with Marian holding a 29-27 lead with 4:31 left in the first half.  The Sabres then went on an 8-2 run to take the first significant lead of the […]

Marian women’s hockey defeats Aurora to open series

Marian University women’s hockey (5-12-3, 4-7-2 NCHA) opened their series against Aurora with a convincing 4-1 victory. A power play goal opened the scoring for the day when senior Jill Schneider lit the lamp for the second time this season with assists to sophomore Maegan Shuck and junior Hannah Koniar.  The goal capped off a […]

Marian men’s hockey retains Battle of Highway 41 trophy

Marian University men’s hockey (11-8-4, 9-5-2 NCHA) defeated Lawrence 4-0 to retain possession of the Battle of Highway 41 trophy. Senior Jake Howie recorded a multi-goal game scoring the first two Sabre goals.  His first came at the 15:51 mark of the opening period with assists to freshmen Parker Colley and Troy Ring.  He then […]