Hartzell earns NACC player of the week nod

MILWAUKEE – After posting a perfect week, senior Meg Hartzell was named the NACC player of the week announced the league office Tuesday morning. Hartzell led the Sabres to a pair of wins in the week as Marian defeated UW-Stevens Point (8-1), the program’s first victory over a WIAC opponent, and Lakeland (9-0) in NACC […]

Marian University dedicates new science center

The dedication of the Dr. Richard and Leslie Ridenour Science Center goes beyond brick and mortar and recognizes the lasting impact of Marian’s 11th President, Dr. Richard Ridenour, and the commitment to creating a space for the innovative education of Marian students. Upgrading the existing science building provided 17,000 additional square feet and created the […]

Prairie Fire pull away from Sabre women’s soccer

Marian University women’s soccer (3-4-0, 0-0-0 NACC) fell to Knox by a 3-1 final in their final non-conference game of the season. The Sabre offense didn’t produce many chances, but when the Sabres did they were high-quality opportunities.  After a couple of Knox stops, freshman Olivia Meerdink was able to net her sixth goal of […]

Marian women’s tennis dominates Lakeland in NACC action

Marian University women’s tennis (5-2, 3-0 NACC) stayed perfect in conference action after a 9-0 sweep of Lakeland from Buttermilk Creek Park. The Sabres had convincing victories in doubles action to open the day before Marian really showed their strength in the singles’ matches.  Meg Hartzell and Emma Lewandowski took the top-flight for doubles 8-3 […]

Marian women’s tennis earns historic win over UW-Stevens Point

Marian University women’s tennis (4-2, 2-0 NACC) defeated UW-Stevens Point 8-1 for the program’s first victory over a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) opponent. The Sabres opened the match with a sweep of all three doubles matches highlighted by a tiebreak victory at No. 2 doubles.  Celeste Degeneffe and Brenda Ordonez earned the second flight […]

Sabre women’s volleyball takes down Sabercats

Marian University women’s volleyball (4-5, 1-0 NACC) stayed undefeated at Sadoff Gym defeating Maranatha Baptist in four sets with set scores of 25-23, 25-13, 26-28, and 25-19. The Sabres jumped out early on the Sabercats opening with a 9-2 run that was capped off by a service ace from junior Jenna Skroski.  Maranatha Baptist managed […]

Marian men’s soccer draws with Beloit

BELOIT, Wis. – In an extremely even match-up, Marian University men’s soccer (2-2-1, 0-0-0 NACC) finished in a scoreless tie with Beloit after two overtimes. Each team had 17 shots, but neither could find the back of the net in the non-conference match-up.   The Buccaneers did manage to send more shots on goal by an […]

Marian women’s soccer easily handles Sabercats

Marian University women’s soccer (3-3-0, 0-0-0 NACC) scored four goals in the second half en route to a 5-0 victory over Maranatha Baptist from Smith Field. The Sabres had three different student-athletes score their first goals of the season, opening with senior Carley Schmit finding the back of the net in the 42nd minute.  Her […]

Higher ed institutions in Fond du Lac county host tenth joint diversity workshop for students and community

As a collaborative effort, the four institutions of higher education in Fond du Lac County will jointly sponsor their tenth annual diversity event,  “Teaching, Learning and Working Inclusively,” a free interactive workshop featuring keynote speaker Dr. Charles A. Taylor, on Thursday, November 8 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Marian University. Students from Marian […]

Chacon notches defensive player of the week honor

MILWAUKEE – After posting a pair of shutouts over the weekend, senior Ian Chacon of Marian University men’s soccer has been named the NACC defensive player of the week announced the league office Tuesday. Chacon (Cicero, Ill.) led Marian to a 1-0 defeat of MacMurray to open the week and came up big in the […]

Marian men’s soccer posts second straight shutout

Marian University men’s soccer (2-2-0, 0-0-0 NACC) didn’t allow a goal for their second straight game defeating Northland 2-0 from Smith Field. The Sabre defense was tough once again as Marian did not allow a single shot in the opening half against the LumberJacks.  A goal from freshman Kylar Narance opened the scoring at the […]

Sabre women’s soccer drops double overtime thriller to UWSP

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Marian University women’s soccer (2-3-0, 0-0-0 NACC) closed out a tough weekend falling to UW-Stevens Point in a 2-1 double overtime thriller. The Pointers struck first in this non-conference match-up but freshman Olivia Meerdink continued her strong start to her Sabre career scoring just 43-seconds later to even the score.  The […]

Peterson continues hot streak against Dubuque

Senior Alexis Peterson notched her fourth goal of the season as Marian University women’s soccer fell to Dubuque 2-1 in their home opener. Peterson would find the back of the net just 3:38 into the second half after sophomore Shannon Coughlin received a pass from in the box and found an open Peterson.  The assist […]

Herrera goal lifts Marian men’s soccer past MacMurray

An early first half goal stood up for Marian University men’s soccer (1-2-0, 0-0-0 NACC) as the Sabres defeated MacMurray for their first win of the season. The Sabre offense finally found their rhythm on their home-field of Smith Field as they went on to outshoot the Highlanders 12-4 for the game.  Marian had an […]

Marian cross country opens season at Ken Weidt Classic

MEQUON, Wis. – Marian University cross country traveled to Concordia Wisconsin to open the 2018 season at the Ken Weidt Classic. The day was highlighted by a strong season-opening run from Alyssa Zuhlke who crossed the line in 28:51.6 to put her in 14th out of the 72-runner field. Kayla Gregar was next in for […]

Sabre women’s tennis sweeps opening matches of NACC play

Marian University women’s tennis (3-1, 0-0 NACC) swept away the opening day of NACC play defeating Dominican and Concordia Chicago by a 9-0 score. The Sabres opened the day with a pair of convincing doubles sweeps against Dominican with senior Meg Hartzell and sophomore Brenda Ordonez taking the No. 2 flight and senior Celeste Degeneffe […]

Marian men’s soccer adds Miller to coaching staff

Head men’s’ soccer coach Craig Peltonen has announced the addition of Keegan Miller to the coaching staff to give the Sabre men’s soccer program three USSF “A” licensed coaches on staff. “Keegan is an experienced coach on the field,” commented Peltonen.  “He has a lot of confidence to take things on, help players get better, […]

Marian women’s lacrosse announces inaugural schedule

Marian University women’s lacrosse head coach David Pomeroy has announced the inaugural schedule for the program as the Sabres enter their inaugural season.  The Sabres have already been accepted to compete in the Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) this upcoming season, which is a 14-team league with teams from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois. Marian […]

Marian women’s volleyball sweeps Vikings in home opener

Marian University women’s volleyball (2-2, 0-0 NACC) sent a packed Sadoff crowd home happy as the Sabres swept Lawrence behind set scores of 25-17, 27-25, and 25-10. The Sabre front row continued their strong start to the season with eight blocks in the victory led by five assisted blocks from sophomore Kaitlyn Kelley.  The Sabre […]