GENEVA, Ill. – In a defensive battle, Marian University men’s hockey (9-6-3, 7-3-1 NCHA) defeated Aurora 1-0 in NCHA action.
The only goal the Sabres would need came at the 10:54 mark of the opening period when junior Conner Blanck scored his fifth goal of the season. Freshman Troy Ring and fellow junior Clay Cross each earned an assist on the goal as Blanck earned a point in his third consecutive game.
The goal stood up behind another strong performance from junior Hunter Vorva (8-5-3) who posted his second shutout of the season, seventh of his career, stopping all 24 shots he saw. The performance was the sixth time this season Vorva has held a conference opponent to one or fewer goals.
For the fourth consecutive game, the Sabre penalty kill held their opponent scoreless as the Spartans were turned away on all four power play opportunities. The Marian power play was unable to convert a goal on their one opportunity.
Marian travels to Lake Forest tomorrow, Friday, January 18, with puck drop scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in NCHA action.
GENEVA, Ill. – In a defensive battle, Marian University men’s hockey (9-6-3, 7-3-1 NCHA) defeated Aurora 1-0 in NCHA action. The only goal the Sabres would need came at the 10:54 mark of the opening period when junior Conner Blanck scored his fifth goal of the season. Freshman Troy Ring and fellow junior Clay Cross […]
The Toward One Inclusivity Conference will be held in Milwaukee, WI on April 11-12, 2019. The conference provides individuals from various careers with the opportunity to attend and create presentations regarding inclusivity in education, the workplace, and the community. By bringing together individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds, the goal is to examine the most […]
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – Senior Jon Smallpage of Marian University men’s volleyball has been named to the Slug Slam all-tournament team after leading the Sabre offense all weekend. Smallpage finished the weekend with 54 kills in four matches for a 3.60 kills per set average to go with a .114 hitting percentage. Beyond the strong […]
Marian University men’s hockey (8-6-2, 6-3-0 NCHA) defeated No. 6/7 St. Norbert at home for the first time in program history by a 3-1 final. The Sabres would score three times in a span of 4:41 in the first period to take an early lead in the game. Senior Nick Monfils opened the scoring with […]
The sixteenth annual Marian University School of Nursing (MUSNA) Presents for Pediatrics campaign has collected more than 3,000 gifts for children in Wisconsin Hospitals. Each holiday season, MUSNA collects gifts and delivers them to St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and Neenah. The gifts, either donated or […]
DULUTH, Minn. – Senior Lindsey Strainis of Marian University women’s hockey was named the NCHA Defensive Player of the Week after a pair of impressive performances over the weekend in non-conference action. Strainis opened the weekend with a 28-save performance against Saint Benedict as the Sabres dropped a tough 2-1 overtime game. She then bounced […]
MILWAUKEE – Marian University men’s volleyball was picked to finish fourth in the NACC according to conference preseason poll, as voted on by the head coaches and sports information directors of the league. Defending champion and 2018 NCAA Division III semifinalist Dominican University was picked to win the 2019 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference men’s volleyball […]
Marian University men’s basketball (4-8, 2-5 NACC) opened the second half of their season with a 74-72 victory over Dominican in NACC action. The Stars opened with a slim 19-18 lead in the game before Marian went on a 12-3 run to take a 30-22 advantage with 9:46 left in the first half. After Dominican […]
Junior Conner Blanck of No. 13/15 Marian University men’s hockey has earned a spot on the D3Hockey.com Team of the Week for the first time in his career. Blanck (Fond du Lac, Wis.) had his second multi-point game of the season to help propel the Sabres past No. 10/11 St. Scholastica in the opener of […]
DULUTH, Minn. – Junior Conner Blanck of No. 13/15 Marian University men’s hockey has been named the NCHA Offensive Player of the Week announced the league office Wednesday. Blanck (Fond du Lac, Wis.) had his second multi-point game of the season to help propel the Sabres past No. 10/11 St. Scholastica in the opener of […]
Senior Tyrese Pinson of Marian University men’s basketball and fellow senior Rachel Serchen of Marian University women’s basketball have been named the Sabres of the Month for December. Pinson (Racine, Wis.) had another strong month as the Sabres on both the offensive and defensive end of the court. Pinson ranked second on the squad for […]
SUPERIOR, Wis. – No. 13/15 Marian University men’s hockey (7-5-2, 5-2-0 NCHA) dropped the championship game of the UW-Superior Showdown falling to No. 10/12 Trinity by a 4-1 final. The Bantams opened the scoring just 1:16 into the game but the Sabres responded to tie the game. While on the power play, freshman Nathan Walker […]
SUPERIOR, Wis. – No. 13/15 Marian University men’s hockey (7-4-2, 5-2-0 NCHA) opened the second half of the season defeating No. 10/11 St. Scholastica 4-3 to open the UW-Superior Showdown. The opening period saw neither team light the lamp with the Saints taking an early 15-6 advantage in shots. The Sabres were able to take […]
Junior Courtney Makinen (Oconomowoc, Wis.) of Marian University softball has been through the routine two times already. A few hectic weeks before finals, take your finals, then plenty of time to unwind at home and continue to get in shape for the upcoming softball season. Unfortunately, nothing about this year would be relatively close to […]
MILWAUKEE – The 13th edition of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference’s “Cans Across the Conference” effort concluded recently with the league’s 13 member institutions collecting 50,536 items. This year marks the second straight the NACC has eclipsed the 50,000 mark after collecting a record 55,188 items in 2017. Alverno College topped this year’s standings with […]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Marian University men’s basketball (3-8, 1-5 NACC) ended a seven-game skid defeating LaGrange 76-70 to close out the Daytona Beach Shootout. After a back-and-forth start, LaGrange would use a quick 9-0 run to take a 27-21 lead with 2:56 left in the first half for what proved to be their largest […]
On Monday, January 21, 2019, Marian University will host a community prayer breakfast in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The program will be held from 7:00-8:30 am in the Sodexo Dining Room in the Stayer Center for Technology and Executive Learning. Guests will be provided a buffet-style breakfast before the welcome begins at […]
Marian University held its December commencement ceremony on Friday, December 14. During the ceremony, Provost Russell Mayer spoke about the light and wisdom that students have been growing at Marian University. “Knowledge without values is empty. Values without knowledge is dogmatism. Together, the knowledge and the values you have developed constitute wisdom. We live in […]
Marian University student, Lillie Lee, received the Phyllis Gray Memorial Scholarship through the Educational Opportunity Association. This $1,000 scholarship is offered to students participating in the TRIO-Student Support within Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Lee was selected as the semi-finalist from Wisconsin and selected from ten semi-finalists as the […]
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – Marian University men’s hockey (6-3-2, 5-1-0 NCHA) rallied to earn a 3-3 tie at No. 6/8 UW-Eau Claire. The Blugolds were able to take the first lead of the game but it wouldn’t last long as Marian managed to score just nine seconds later. Freshman Yuri Chernichko netted the Sabre goal, […]