2016 Manchester University Football

  • 2016 team awards announced
    December 09, 2016
    A quartet consisting of seniors Matt Wirick (Granger, Ind.), Nathan Birk (Indianapolis, Ind.) and Andrew Coe (Roanoke, Ind.) and junior Jack Kay (Williamsport, Ind.) topped the list of 2016 team honors handed out by head coach Nate Jensen and his staff at the annual football end-of-the-year banquet Sunday, Dec. 4.
  • Spartans place nine on all-HCAC squads
    November 17, 2016
    Senior tight end Brandon Webb (Fort Wayne, Ind.) highlighted Manchester University’s selections to the 2016 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference football honors, released Wednesday, Nov. 16.
  • Coe tabbed HCAC Special Teams weekly honoree
    November 14, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Manchester University senior placekicker/punter Andrew Coe (Roanoke, Ind.) represented the Spartans' football team on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's Player of the Week awards for the period of Nov. 7-13.
  • 2016 season ends on upswing
    November 12, 2016
    ANDERSON, IND. – An irascible smile crept across the face of Nate Jensen and members of the 2016 Manchester University Spartans, as the Bronze Ball entered Stauffer-Wolfe Arena Saturday, Nov. 13.
  • Bronze Ball clash concludes season
    November 11, 2016
    The annual meeting between Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rivals Manchester University and Anderson University concludes the 2016 season Saturday, Nov. 12.
  • Home schedule concludes
    November 05, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – In what has become a tradition of offensive shootouts between the two Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foes, Manchester University and Hanover College combined for more than 800 yards Saturday, Nov. 5.
  • Hanover clash wraps up home schedule
    November 04, 2016
    Hanover College pays a visit to Carl W. Burt Memorial Field in North Manchester, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 5, in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action.
  • Coe gains Special Teams Player of Week accolade
    October 31, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Manchester University senior placekicker/punter Andrew Coe (Roanoke, Ind.) was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Special Teams Player of the Week for the period of Oct. 24-30.
  • Fighting To A Win – MU gains home, league victory
    October 29, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - After every home game on Carl W. Burt Memorial Field, fans see the Manchester University football team circle up in front of the home stand and sing the school fight song. On Saturday, Oct. 29, the rendition was different.
  • MU begins back-to-back home games
    October 28, 2016
    It’s week eight of the 2016 Manchester University gridiron campaign Saturday, Oct. 29.
  • MU upended at Bluffton
    October 22, 2016
    BLUFFTON, OHIO – A defensive effort that saw Manchester University produce a pair of takeaways and had a trio of upperclassmen register eight-or-more tackles spotlighted a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference road trip Saturday, Oct. 22.
  • Two-game road set closes Saturday
    October 21, 2016
    A Saturday, Oct. 22, visit to Bluffton University of Ohio is next on Manchester University’s schedule.
  • Black and Gold upended in road back-to-back opener
    October 15, 2016
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. – Junior linebacker Jack Kay (Williamsport, Ind.) recorded his fourth double-digit tackle total of the year, and freshman quarterback Harrison Price (Auburn, Ind.) tallied his first collegiate touchdown, highlighting a 44-9 loss at the hands of Rose-Hulman Saturday, Oct. 15.
  • Spartans look to open road trip with strong outing
    October 14, 2016
    A southern trek to Terre Haute, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 15, is next on the docket for Manchester University.
  • Defiance side-steps Black and Gold
    October 08, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Sophomore quarterback Tristan Chester (Charlestown, Ind.) figured in on both Homecoming 2016 touchdowns for Manchester University Saturday, Oct. 8, but it wasn’t enough to elude a hard-nosed defensive effort by visiting Defiance College.
  • Homecoming 2016 tilt next for MU
    October 07, 2016
    Manchester University looks to resume a strong recent run of success in Homecoming contests Saturday, Oct. 8.
  • Spartans battle league leaders
    October 01, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – In the wake of a hard-fought 41-27 loss at the hands of D3Football.com No. 19-ranked Franklin College Saturday, Oct. 1, Manchester University head coach Nate Jensen was looking forward.
  • Back-to-back set at Carl W. Burt begins Saturday
    September 30, 2016
    It’s the home Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener for Manchester University Saturday, Oct. 1.
  • Strong first half highlights HCAC opener
    September 24, 2016
    CINCINNATI, OHIO – Sophomore quarterback Tristan Chester (Charlestown, Ind.) threw for a personal single-game high 188 yards and a touchdown, as Manchester University kept things nearly even throughout the opening 30 minutes at Mt. St. Joseph University’s Schuler Field Saturday, Sept. 24.
  • MSJ trip opens conference campaign
    September 23, 2016
    Manchester University starts the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference section of its 2016 gridiron schedule Saturday, Sept. 24.
  • Football, cross country tabbed on weekly league honors
    September 12, 2016
    Three student-athletes represented Manchester University on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s weekly honors for the period of Sept. 4-10.
  • Second half rally sends Alma past MU
    September 10, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – While pouring over the final statistics to a second successive defeat at the hands of a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opponent Saturday, Sept. 10, Manchester University head coach Nate Jensen was quick to point out positives.
  • Spartans face second straight MIAA opponent
    September 09, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University wraps up its 2016 non-conference schedule and a run of back-to-back home contests with Alma College’s visit to Carl W. Burt Memorial Field Saturday, Sept. 10.
  • Birk claims HCAC defensive weekly award
    September 06, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - Senior linebacker Nathan Birk (Indianapolis, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors for 2016-17, released Tuesday, Sept. 6.
  • Hardee turns in big night, Spartans battle Trine tooth and nail
    September 01, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – A fan who might have taken a casual look at the scoreboard following the annual in-state non-conference NCAA Division III clash between Manchester University and Trine University wouldn’t have gotten the whole story.
  • HCAC, MIAA clash opens campaign
    August 31, 2016
    The 90th season of Manchester University football kicks off Thursday, Sept. 1. The Spartans, picked among the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s top five, host in-state non-conference NCAA Division III rival Trine University.
  • Road Map: Black and Gold football looking at big picture
    August 19, 2016
    First-year head Nate Jensen and the 2016 Manchester University football team have goals set. There are the usual winning season and Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference champion contenders noted as well as academic success.
  • MU slated for top five on HCAC poll
    August 10, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University was picked fifth on the 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason football coaches poll, released Aug. 10.
  • Reflections from first football golf outing
    August 01, 2016
    As a sports information director at three NCAA Division III institutions the last 15 years, I’ve seen a lot of names in trophy cases, stories, game programs and record books … even in regards to facilities I’ve visited.
  • Ehret, Haston join MU staff
    July 27, 2016
    Manchester University head football coach Nate Jensen recently announced the hiring of full-time assistants Chuck Ehret and Logan Haston.
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