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  • Manchester Athletics And SAAC Host 2022 Awards
    Manchester University Athletics and the MU Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) were honored to hold its awards reception – the Manny Awards –in the Upper Jo Young Switzer Center on Monday. Meeting in person for the awards reception for the first time in three years due to the COVID pandemic, Manchester recognized some of its top student athletes for their outstanding accomplishments on the field and in the classroom during the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Local Collegiate Athletes Earn Various Honors
    Grace’s women’s golf team was pleased to have Summer Stillson recognized by the Crossroads League after the conclusion of the 2021-22 season.
  • Late Rally Helps Spartans Earn Split With Rival Ravens
    A late game rally by the Manchester University baseball team helped the Spartans earn a split of Wednesday’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against rival Anderson.
  • Manchester University Track & Field Claims HCAC Outdoor Title
    For the first time in Manchester University Men's Track & Field history, the Spartans claimed a sweep of both the indoor and outdoor Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference titles. After winning the 2022 HCAC Indoor Championship back in February, the Black & Gold completed their sweep by winning the 2022 HCAC Outdoor Championship on Saturday at Hanover College.

    For the first time since 2016, the Manchester University women's track & field program claimed a sweep of both the indoor and outdoor Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference titles. After winning the 2022 HCAC Indoor Championship back in February, the Black & Gold completed their sweep by winning the 2022 HCAC Outdoor Championship on Saturday.
  • White & Mollenkopf Guide Spartans to 5-4 Win
    The Manchester University baseball team concluded a bust week with a single, nine-inning non-conference game at regional rival Trine University on Sunday.
  • Manchester Softball Suffers Setbacks At Defiance
    The Manchester University softball team dropped a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader at Defiance College on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Manchester Alum Josh Hardman Hired as Wrestling Coach
    Manchester University Athletics has named Josh Hardman as its next head wrestling coach.
  • Two Spartan Athletes Named In HCAC Weekly?Honors
    Manchester University sophomore Delayne Sanchez has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Manchester University distance runner Elizabeth Lohman has been tabbed as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week.
  • Spartans Edged in Doubleheader Against Franklin
    The Manchester University baseball team was edged in a hard-fought doubleheader against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference leader Franklin College on Saturday.
  • Spartan Men Claim Manchester Invitational Team Title
    The Manchester University outdoor track & field teams battled the elements on Saturday afternoon as the Black & Gold hosted the Manchester Invitational at Spartan Stadium on April 9.
  • Enrique Salazar Named HCAC Athlete of the Week
    For the third time this year and for the first time this outdoor season, Manchester University junior Enrique Salazar has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
  • Spartans Sweep Comets In  Doubleheader
    The Manchester University softball squad swept the visiting Olivet College Comets in a non-conference doubleheader at the MU Softball Field on Thursday.
  • Manchester Softball Suffers Road Setback at Calvin
    The Manchester University softball team was swept by the Calvin University Knights in a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday. The Black & Gold fell by final scores of 7-2 and 22-3.
  • Trio Of Spartan Athletes Pick Up Weekly Honors
    Three Manchester University athletes were honored with weekly awards.
  • Manchester’s Camp, Salazar Win HCAC Athlete Of The Week Honors
    Manchester University first-year thrower Carley Camp has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Monday. For the second time this indoor season, Manchester University junior distance runner Enrique Salazar has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week.
  • Spartans Open Season Against #8 Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats
    The Manchester University softball team took to the field for the first time this spring on Friday March 4. A young Spartan squad opened its 2022 season against nationally-ranked NAIA member Indiana Wesleyan.
  • Two Homer Day For Perez Leads Black & Gold In Season Opener
    The Manchester University baseball team opened its season on Saturday afternoon with a pair of non-conference games at Grand Park. The Spartans opened the day against No. 20 North Central before battling MIAA-member Hope College.
  • Area College Briefs
    Lancers Take Down Firestorm, Spartans Conclude Wrestling Schedule
  • Manchester Topped By Bluffton In Home Finale
    The Manchester University women's basketball team was defeated by visiting Bluffton University 69-45 in the team's regular season home finale on Tuesday night.
  • HCAC Announces Preseason Baseball Poll
    With winter sports winding down, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference is looking ahead to the spring sports season. On Tuesday, the HCAC announced the results of its preseason baseball poll.
  • Manchester Road Effort Falls Short At Rose-Hulman
    The Manchester University men’s basketball team was defeated on the road by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 71-60 on Wednesday night in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action.
  •  Salazar Named HCAC Male Track Athlete Of The Week
    Manchester University junior distance runner Enrique Salazar has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Monday February 7.
  •  Another Manchester School Record Falls on Saturday
    The Manchester University indoor track & field teams were back in action on Saturday February 5 at the Anderson Invite. Another school record was broken and numerous top 10 and person-bests were established. Both sides competed well in a highly competitive meet. The Manchester women placed second out of 10 teams with 78 points. The men placed third out of 11 squads with 56 points.
  • Christlieb’s Jumper, Lynas’ Free Throws Seal Thrilling Win At Franklin
    Sophomore Brandon Christlieb and first-year Ty Lynas provided some late game heroics as Manchester rallied past Franklin College 83-82 on Saturday afternoon in the Spurlock Center.
  • Manchester Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Awards
    Both the Manchester University men’s and women’s cross country programs were honored by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as All-Academic Team recipients, the organization announced this week.
  • Manchester Hangs Tough In Road Contest At Transylvania
    The Manchester University women’s basketball team put up a good fight on the road at nationally-ranked and unbeaten Transylvania University on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans held the third-ranked Pioneers to their lowest point total of the season in a 64-36 midweek setback. Transylvania also scored a 64 points against both Bluffton and Rose-Hulman in early December.
  • Spartans Drop Midweek Matchup At Transylvania
    The Manchester University men’s basketball team fell on the road in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play at Transylvania University by a final score of 85-64 on Wednesday.
  •  Manchester Women’s Swimming Team Earns CSCAA Scholar All-Academic Recognition
    The Manchester University women’s swimming & diving team has earned Scholar All-Academic honors from the Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
  •  Late Basket Sends Visiting Earlham Past Spartans
    Visiting Earlham College was able to make a basket with 2.8 seconds left in regulation to secure a narrow 73-71 victory over Manchester inside of Stauffer-Wolfe Arena on Saturday.
  • Manchester Women’s Hoops Falls at Bluffton on Wednesday
    The Manchester University women’s basketball team fell in Heartland Collegiate Athletic conference action at Bluffton University on Wednesday January 19. The Beavers ran past Manchester by a final score of 71-44.
  • Early Barrage Subdues Spartans on the Road
    The league-leading Hanover College Panthers used an early offensive barrage en route to a 76-58 victory over the Manchester University Spartans in men’s basketball action on Saturday.
  • Spartans Set Trio Of Indoor Track School Records
    The Manchester University indoor track & field teams kicked off their seasons on Friday night. The Spartans competed in the three-team Friday Night Spikes Meet #1 hosted by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Perennial track & field power Washington University (Mo.) was the third team competing in Friday's meet.
  • Scrappy Spartans Prevail Over Rose-Hulman 73-69
    The Manchester University men’s basketball team delivered another scrappy performance inside of Stauffer-Wolfe Arena on Wednesday night. The Black & Gold overcame an 11-point deficit in the 2nd half and held on late for a gritty 73-69 victory over the Fightin’ Engineers of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
  • Manchester's Brandon Christlieb Named HCAC Player Of The Week
    Manchester University sophomore forward Brandon Christlieb has been tabbed as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
  • Short-handed Spartans Earn Gritty Victory over Mt. St. Joseph
    The short-handed Manchester University men's basketball team displayed an immense amount of grit and toughness in an 83-82 victory over Mt. St. Joseph University inside of Stauffer-Wolfe Arena on Saturday January 8.

    Playing only six players, Manchester rallied from a double-digit deficit in the second half against the Lions – earning a third consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win in the process.
  • Manchester Outlasts Rival Ravens On The Road
    The Manchester University men's basketball squad won its second consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night after outlasting rival Anderson on the road 87-84.
  • Lady Spartans’ Second Half Rally Falls Short in West Coast Finale
    The Manchester University women’s basketball team concluded its West Coast trip with one final non-conference game against the Caltech Beavers on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Whitter Pulls Away in Second Half to Top Spartans
    Whittier College managed to pull away from the Manchester University Spartans in the 2nd half of Tuesday's women's basketball contest in Southern California.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops Non-Conference Game to Elmhurst
    The Manchester University men’s basketball team fell to nationally-ranked Elmhurst in Stauffer-Wolfe Arena on Tuesday December 21 to conclude non-conference play.
  • Manchester's Andrew Kibler Named D3football.com Third Team All-American
    As announced during the NCAA Division III National Championship football game, the Stagg Bowl, Manchester University senior kicker Andrew Kibler has been named to the D3football.com All-America Third Team.
  • Grizzlies Snap Spartans Win Streak On Saturday
    The Manchester University women’s basketball team had its five-game win streak snapped on Saturday afternoon by the visiting Franklin College Grizzlies. Franklin ran past the Spartans by a final score of 76-54 as Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play continued for both schools.
  • Manchester's Bieghler Named HCAC POW
    Helping Manchester to its best start in 15 years, senior women’s basketball guard Miranda Bieghler has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
  • Miranda Bieghler Named HCAC Basketball Player Of The Week
    Helping Manchester to its best start in 15 years, senior women’s basketball guard Miranda Bieghler has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday December 6.
  • Capital Uses Fast Start To Blow Past Spartans
    The Manchester University men’s basketball team suffered a 95-59 setback in non-conference play against the Capital University Comets on Sunday.
  • Late Surge Sends Spartans Over Bucs 75-69
    A big 4th quarter by Manchester University helped propel the Spartans past the Beloit College Buccaneers 75-69 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Smith’s Game-Winning 3 Sends Spartans Over Oberlin
    The Manchester University men’s basketball team found itself on the winning end of yet another dramatic finish on Saturday afternoon.
  • Ten Spartans Earn All-Conference Honors
    The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its all-conference awards and major award winners on Thursday November 18.

    10 Spartans were honored on this year’s award listings. Senior Andrew Kibler (Cape Coral, Fla.) highlighted the all-conference honors for Manchester, earning First-Team All-HCAC recognition as a kicker.
  • Polar Bears Bank in Game-Winner to Slip Past Spartans
    Tuesday’s men’s basketball contest between Manchester University and Ohio Northern inside of Stauffer-Wolfe Arena came down to the wire.
  • No. 7 Trine Edges Manchester 82-71
    The Manchester University men’s basketball team opened the 2021-22 season in front of a standing-room-only and raucous crowd inside of Stauffer-Wolfe Arena on Tuesday.
  • Manchester Wrestling Returns With 8th-Place Finish
    The Manchester University wrestling team returned to the mats on Saturday November 6. The Black & Gold had a solid season debut at the Adrian Invitational, earning an eight-place team finish after posting a team score of 50 points. 15 total teams competed at Adrian on Saturday.