2018 Manchester University Baseball

  • Senior Weekend next for Spartans
    April 20, 2018
    The 2018 home schedule concludes for Manchester University Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22.
  • Sense of Purpose – Shepherd a face of university’s “big picture”
    April 20, 2018
    Peter Shepherd will be the first one to admit that his identity isn’t the same without Manchester University.
  • Game one comeback spotlights HCAC twin bill
    April 11, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Senior third baseman Hunter Lane (Nappanee, Ind.) crunched three hits, leading a group of four Manchester University hitters with multiple-safety contests to spotlight a game one victory during a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday, April 11.
  • MU resumes home stand
    April 10, 2018
    Non-conference and Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foes pay visits to Gratz Field Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10 and 11.
  • Late-inning rally stops Spartans
    April 10, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Sophomore second baseman Isaiah Knight-Neraasen (Fort Wayne, Ind.) and junior outfielder Braxton Riley (Fort Wayne, Ind.) each collected two hits, guiding Manchester University’s offense Tuesday, April 10.
  • “Eck”-Static – Pitching gem spearheads key HCAC sweep
    April 08, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – A fourth career complete-game shutout and first since 2016 for senior Brandon Eck (Fort Wayne, Ind.) was just what the proverbial doctor ordered for Manchester University Sunday, April 8.
  • Black and Gold toppled in loop twin bill
    April 05, 2018
    WESTFIELD, IND. – Junior outfielder Tyler LaFollette (Warsaw, Ind.) garnered a pair of multiple-hit efforts, guiding Manchester University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action Thursday, April 5.
  • Nightcap offense sends Spartans to split
    March 31, 2018
    HANOVER, IND. – Four players tallied multiple-hit contests to send Manchester University to past Hanover College in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday, March 31.
  • Spartans set for HCAC opener
    March 28, 2018
    The 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference slate begins Saturday, March 31.
  • Rivalry Renewed – Spartans, AU split non-league meeting
    March 23, 2018
    ANDERSON, IND. – Freshman Jacob Van Pelt added his name to Manchester University – Anderson University series lore Friday, March 23.
  • Broom Ball: Kopplin dazzles in nightcap
    March 22, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Steady pitching and clutch offense helped propel Manchester University to a sweep in its 2018 home opener Thursday, March 22.
  • Hilyard effort sends Spartans past Wabash
    March 20, 2018
    CRAWFORDSVILLE, IND. – Junior shortstop Braxton Riley (Fort Wayne, Ind.) doubled, tripled and drove in three runs, and catcher Matt Pritz (LaPorte, Ind.), also a member of the Class of 2019, added three hits and two RBI to lead Manchester University past Wabash College in game one of a non-conference doubleheader Monday, March 19.
  • Black and Gold toppled in road twinbill
    March 18, 2018
    TIFFIN, OHIO – Sophomore outfielder Quentin Rumsey (Auburn, Ind.) homered, tripled and drove in two runs in the nightcap, and sophomore first baseman Nick Rush (Terre Haute, Ind.) tallied three hits in the opener to wind up Manchester University’s weekend series at Heidelberg University Sunday, March 18.
  • Fast start stops MU win string
    March 17, 2018
    TIFFIN, OHIO – Senior third baseman Hunter Lane (Nappanee, Ind.) and junior catcher Matt Pritz (LaPorte, Ind.) each produced two-hit contests Saturday, March 17, leading Manchester University in a weekend series opener.
  • HCAC-OAC clash next for Black and Gold
    March 14, 2018
    Manchester University’s 2018 schedule rolls along Saturday and Sunday, March 17 and 18.
  • Kopplin gem sends Spartans to sweep
    March 11, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Manchester University parlayed a 13-hit attack with more strong starting pitching Sunday, March 11.
  • Win streak goes to three
    March 10, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Senior left fielder Eric Knepper (Bremen, Ind.) clouted a pair of home runs in game one, while fellow Class of 2018 team member Brandon Eck (Fort Wayne, Ind.) fired a solid pitching effort in the nightcap to lead Manchester University Saturday, March 10.
  • DePauw series next for Black and Gold
    March 08, 2018
    It’s a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference – North Coast Athletic Conference weekend Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11.
  • Wintry weather scrubs Taylor trip
    March 07, 2018
    Due to recent snow and icy temperatures in the forecast, the non-conference contest between Manchester University and Taylor University, scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, at TU's Winterholter Field, has been canceled.
  • Rush tabbed HCAC Athlete of Week
    March 05, 2018
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Manchester University sophomore infielder Nick Rush represented the Spartans on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s weekly awards release for Feb. 26-March 4.
  • MU winds up .500 on Myrtle Beach trip
    March 04, 2018
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – An 80-pitch gem from junior hurler Jordan Hillyard (Decatur, Ind.) headlined the final two days of Manchester University’s southern sojourn at the Ripken Experience Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3.
  • Nightcap rally leads Black and Gold to split
    March 02, 2018
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Senior third baseman Hunter Lane (Nappanee, Ind.), freshman pinch hitter/outfielder Hunter Freeman (Fort Wayne, Ind.) and sophomore first baseman Nick Rush (Terre Haute, Ind.) each plated runs in a game-deciding sixth inning comeback Thursday, March 1.
  • 2018 slate opens this weekend
    February 28, 2018
    Six games against schools from the Capital Athletic Conference, City University of New York Athletic Conference and the State University of New York Athletic Conference make up Manchester University’s season-opening trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • MU picked second on HCAC poll
    February 01, 2018
    Manchester University earned 81 ranking points on the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches preseason poll, released Wednesday, Jan. 31.
  • Spartans earn CBN recognition
    January 02, 2018
    A quartet of Manchester University student-athletes was mentioned in the Players to Watch section of Collegiate Baseball News’ Division III preview released this week.