CARMEL - The Manchester University men's outdoor track & field team swept the weekly Athlete of the Week honors from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, as announced on Monday.

The Manchester University men's 4x100 meter relay team consisting of Tristen Bronaugh, Quentin Willis, Duriel Moss Jr., and Gabe Melvin picked up the weekly Track Athlete of the Week honors from the HCAC. The quartet blazed a new school record last week at North Central. Improving upon their previous school record set at the 2022 HCAC Outdoor Championships, the quartet ran a combined 41.78 - the only sub 42.0 mark in school history.

Additionally, senior javelin thrower Joe Powell (Beach Park, Ill.) was named the HCAC Throws Athlete of the Week. Powell posted a mark of 43.67m (143' 3") in the javelin throw last week at North Central.

Following the 2022 spring baseball season, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its major award winners and members of its All-Conference Teams on Monday.

Four Spartans represented Manchester University on this year’s awards listings.

Leading the way for Manchester was senior starting pitcher Carter Hooks (Rochester). Hooks was a First Team All-HCAC selection after a strong season on the mound. Hooks made 15 appearances and 13 starts this spring. He led Manchester and ranked second in the HCAC with 74 strikeouts. He threw 67.0 innings and posted a 5-5 record.

Two Spartans earned Second Team All-HCAC recognition from the league office on Monday. First-year utility standout Rocco Hanes (Ossian) had a strong rookie season in a Black & Gold uniform. Hanes led Manchester and ranked seventh in the conference with a .379 (44-116) batting average. He hit 11 doubles and one home run this spring while adding 17 RBI and 24 runs. He also stole three bases. After starting at shortstop, Hanes took over catching duties towards the end of the season. Additionally, Hanes made seven pitching appearances, including a pair of starts. He struck out 13 batters in 17.0 innings pitched.

Sophomore designated hitter Harrison Pittsford (Ellettsville) also garnered Second Team All-HCAC honors on Monday. Pittsford started in 28 of the 30 games he played in this spring and hit .327 (33-101) with eight doubles and six home runs. Pittsford led Manchester with 29 RBI. He slugged .584 and had an OPS of 1.002. Pittsford also scored 27 runs in 2022.

Rounding out the all-conference awards on Monday was senior Zach White (Logansport, Ind./Logansport), who earned Honorable Mention All-HCAC honors from the conference. White started all 36 games he played in as a senior and hit .342 (39-114) with 10 doubles, one home run, and 25 RBI. White scored 31 runs and stole four bases as a senior. Playing primarily at second base, White also made eight pitching appearances, including four starts. He struck out 23 batters in 29.1 innings and also earned a save against Earlham on Senior Day.