A western journey is next on Manchester University's schedule.
Match details: MU, seeking their first 2017 triumph (0-7), is at Illinois Tech's Stuart Field in Chicago, Ill., for an 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time kickoff Wednesday, Sept. 27 ... Live audio, stats and video are accessible via links at www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of Manchester University athletics.
Spartan Shorts: The meeting with the RedHawks ends a 10-day competition break for assistant coach Katie Beal's team. The last time out, Manchester University was dealt a 7-0 loss Sept. 17 by D3Soccer.com top 25-ranked Otterbein University … Junior defender/midfielder Isabella Zoog (Brownsburg, Ind.) and senior midfielder Kelsey Ropp (Freeland, Mich.) have accounted for the offense's two goals to date. Senior midfielder Courtney Hersick (Plymouth, Ind.) has an assist and point to her credit and is also first in shots on goal (six), while junior midfielder/forward Maranda Birmingham (Kouts, Ind.) has a team-best 28 overall shot attempts. On the defensive side, junior goalkeeper Cami Holford (Valparaiso, Ind.) is first in saves (38) and total time in net, compiling over 317 minutes … Birmingham leads the program on the current Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference statistics report. Her total shot numbers are fifth-best. Holford is just off similar territory in saves, as she stands sixth.
HCAC Opener: Traditional loop power Hanover College comes to Good Field Saturday, Sept. 30.