Raiders start fast to down Sabre men’s soccer

MILWAUKEE – Marian University men’s soccer (3-6-1, 1-4-0 NACC) fell behind early and couldn’t bounce back being defeated by MSOE 5-1 in NACC play. MSOE jumped out fast on the Sabres netting three goals in the first half as MSOE held a 9-3 shots in advantage.  The Sabres were able to bounce back in the […]

Sabre women’s tennis drops thriller to Carroll

WAUKESHA, Wis. – Marian University women’s tennis (7-5, 5-2 NACC) dropped their final non-conference test of the fall season by a 5-4 final to Carroll. The Sabres were able to open with a 2-1 lead after doubles action but the Pioneers were able to rally in singles action to take the victory.  Brenda Ordonez and […]

Fast start not enough for Sabre women’s soccer

Marian University women’s soccer (5-7-0, 2-3-0 NACC) led 1-0 at halftime but fell to MSOE by a 4-1 final in NACC action. Freshman Olivia Meerdink continued to lead the Sabre offense opening the scoring for the game just 4:24 in.  Meerdink received a pass from senior Reilly Louko and beat the keeper for her ninth […]

Sabre women’s volleyball earns road win at Alverno

MILWAUKEE – Marian University women’s volleyball (7-8, 3-3 NACC) returned to the win column defeating Alverno in four sets with set scores of 25-15, 25-18, 24-26, and 25-22 in NACC action. The Sabres dominated the opening pair of sets with the defense controlling things in the first set and the offense taking over in the […]

Edgewood knocks off Sabre women’s tennis

Marian University women’s tennis (7-4, 5-2 NACC) suffered their first defeat at home falling to Edgewood 7-2. The Sabres would drop all three doubles matches but managed to avoid being shutout by taking the No. 1 and No. 6 singles flights.  Senior Meg Hartzell bounced back after dropping the opening set in a 7-2 tiebreaker […]

Marian women’s tennis defeats Alverno and WLC

MILWAUKEE – Marian University women’s tennis (7-3, 5-1 NACC) earned a pair of NACC victories defeating Alverno 9-0 and Wisconsin Lutheran 8-1. In their sweep of Alverno, the Sabres won a tough No. 1 doubles flight with Emma Lewandowski and Mackenzie Meyers battling to a 9-7 victory to open the match.  Meg Hartzell and Celeste […]

Penalty kick spoils homecoming for Marian men’s soccer

In a physical game, Marian University men’s soccer (3-5-1, 1-3-0 NACC) fell to Concordia Chicago 1-0 in NACC action. The Sabres benefited from a hand ball in the box to earn a penalty kick in the 13th minute but sophomore Cade Klusendorf would be turned away after trying to go low and to the right.  […]

Transition goals lead Marian women’s soccer past CUC

Marian University women’s soccer (5-6-0, 2-2-0 NACC) evened their conference record behind a 3-2 victory at home against Concordia Chicago. The Sabres struck first with a pair of goals coming in a span of just 2:50.  Freshman Olivia Meerdink netted her eighth goal of the game with an assist to senior Karissa Preston. Preston sent […]

Sabre women’s soccer snaps skid with win at Lakeland

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Marian University women’s soccer (4-6-0, 1-2-0 NACC) snapped a three-game skid defeating Lakeland 8-0 on the road. Seniors Reilly Louko and Alexis Peterson each had a hand in half of the goals with Louko scoring twice and assisting another pair of goals, while Peterson scored once and assisted three goals.  Louko would […]

Marian men’s soccer stays unbeaten at home

The Marian University men’s soccer (3-4-1, 1-2-0 NACC) offense found their stride as the Sabres defeated Lakeland 4-0 at Smith Field. Freshman Brandon Mancini had his first career multi-goal game in the victory scoring in the 25th minute and the 89th minute.  His first was unassisted and came after a scramble was caused in the […]

Marian ACHA hockey opens season with sweep of Wisconsin

FOND DU LAC / MADISON, Wis. – Marian University ACHA hockey (2-0-0, 0-0-0 NCHL) defeated Wisconsin 7-2 at home before completing a sweep of the Badgers with a 7-3 road victory. The Sabres jumped all over Wisconsin in the opener with all of the scoring coming in the first two periods.  The Sabres took a […]

Sabre women’s volleyball cruises past IIT

Marian University women’s volleyball (6-6, 2-1 NACC) returned to NACC action defeating Illinois Tech in straight sets with scores of 25-14, 25-20, and 25-13. The Sabre defense shined to open the match as the Sabres held IIT to a -.125 hitting percentage and only four kills in the first set.  Marian led 13-10 to open […]

Marian women’s volleyball upends Dubuque to open weekend

Marian University women’s volleyball (5-6, 1-1 NACC) opened the weekend with an impressive sweep of Dubuque with set scores of 25-23, 25-18, and 25-22. Neither team led by more than three points in the opening set with a late run from the Sabres leading Marian to a first set win.  The Spartans found themselves ahead […]

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 […]