2018 Manchester University Football News

  • Manchester Athletics and SAAC Host Annual Awards Banquet
    May 07, 2019
    The Manchester University Athletic Department and Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosted its annual athletic awards reception in the Jo Young Switzer Center on Tuesday May 7.
  • Cooper, Yon Named to Hampshire Honor Society
    April 24, 2019
    The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced the members of the 2019 NFF Hampshire Honor Society inductees. Manchester's Jacob Cooper and Zane Yon were named to the honor society.
  • NCAA D3 Week - Fernung Takes Art Love to Street
    April 01, 2019
    April 1 begins a week-long celebration of student-athletes at the Division III level and Tanner Fernung's passion for both football and art is helping his local community in Northern Indiana.
  • Taylor James added to Football Staff
    January 03, 2019
    James joins the MU football staff as an assistant coach.
  • Nelson Named a D3football.com Honorable Mention All-American
    December 17, 2018
    Senior defensive back Dillon Nelson was named an Honorable Mention All-American.
  • Nelson, Stefanek Earn D3football.com All-North Region Honors
    December 05, 2018
    Senior Dillon Nelson and freshman Charles Stefanek earned spots on the D3football.com All-North Region Teams.
  • Spartans bring home eighth-straight Bronze Ball Trophy, Henderson, Jr. breaks school record in win over Ravens
    November 12, 2018
    ANDERSON, IND. - Manchester University's football team brought home the Bronze Ball trophy after a 35-6 victory over Anderson University on Saturday, Nov. 10. It's the program's eighth-straight victory over the Ravens.
  • Henderson, Jr. reaches milestone, Spartans fall to Grizzlies on Senior Day
    October 30, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - Despite a 45-24 loss to Franklin College, Manchester University saw some light after recognizing senior football players, athletic trainers, dance team members, and a cheerleader on Saturday, Oct. 27.
  • Football's Nelson named to D3football Team of the Week
    October 17, 2018
    FAIRLAND, IND. - Senior Dillon Nelson (Fairland, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the D3football.com Team of the Week for Oct. 12-13. The announcement was made Tuesday, Oct. 16.
  • Top Four Triumph – Spartans earn key league win
    October 13, 2018
    BLUFFTON, OHIO – A combination of big plays on the offensive and defensive side helped guide Manchester University to a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference road victory Saturday, Oct. 13.
  • Stefanek named HCAC weekly honoree
    October 09, 2018
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Freshman return specialist Charles Stefanek (Van Wert, Ohio) represented Manchester University on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week release for Oct. 1-7.
  • Spartans push HCAC tri-leaders on road
    October 06, 2018
    CINCINNATI, OHIO – Manchester University reeled off three successive scores from the late stages of the second quarter and in the third stanza to give Mt. St. Joseph University a strong test on its home Schueler Field Saturday, Oct. 6.
  • Back-to-back road contests begin
    October 05, 2018
    A visit to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tri-unbeaten Mt. St. Joseph University Saturday, Oct. 6, is next on Manchester University’s schedule.
  • Highlight Homecoming – Spartans stay in HCAC top four
    September 29, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Fans, friends, and alumni of Manchester University received a Homecoming 2018 treat to remember Saturday, Sept. 29.
  • MU set for 2018 Homecoming tilt
    September 28, 2018
    The 2018 home and Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference schedule continues for Manchester University Saturday, Sept. 29.
  • Yon named Campbell Trophy semifinalist
    September 26, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Senior football student-athlete Zane Yon (Greencastle, Ind.) was one of only two Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference designees and a group of 179 individuals from across NCAA Divisions I, II, III and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics to be named a semifinalist for the 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy award regarded as the Academic Heisman. His honor marks the second successive year for the Black and Gold to have had a semifinalist, as former standout Eric Beard was so recognized in 2017.
  • Spartans side-stepped in league road opener
    September 22, 2018
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. – The proverbial piece of paper couldn’t even have been put between Manchester University and Rose-Hulman Saturday, Sept. 22.
  • Primetime Play: Spartans take HCAC road trip
    September 21, 2018
    Manchester University resumes a rare run of four successive night games Saturday, Sept. 22.
  • Two named HCAC weekly awardwinners
    September 17, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University put two individuals on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s weekly football and volleyball awards announcement, released Monday, Sept. 17.
  • Community Celebration – Spartans fly high in home opener
    September 15, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – A perfect early fall evening played host to an important Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and home opener for Manchester University Saturday, Sept. 15.
  • Two earn HCAC Player of Week honors
    September 11, 2018
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Manchester University's football and men's soccer programs were each honored with the week two announcement of the 2018-19 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's Players of the Week, released Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 10 and 11.
  • Non-conference thriller goes down to final moments
    September 08, 2018
    ALMA, MICH. – Recent editions of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference – Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association series between Manchester University and Alma College have provided fans in attendance with their money’s worth and more.
  • Season-opening road trip resumes
    September 06, 2018
    The Spartans take aim at a second straight road trip opportunity and meeting against a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association foe Saturday, September 8.
  • Nelson picks up conference honor
    September 05, 2018
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Manchester University senior special teams standout/defensive back Dillon Nelson (Fairland, Ind.) represented the Spartans' football program on the first week of the 2018-19 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors. The accolades were released Tuesday, September 4.
  • Community Code: Home opener spotlights critical cause
    September 03, 2018
    Several definitions exist for a community. They range from a group of people living in the same place to individuals who have a feeling of fellowship.
  • Trine fast start subdues Black and Gold
    August 30, 2018
    ANGOLA, IND. – Junior running back Donovan Henderson (Hollywood, Fla.) ended just shy of a fifth 100-yard-plus rushing effort Thursday, August 30, leading Manchester University in a battle with Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association power Trine University.
  • HCAC, MIAA clash begins 2018 campaign
    August 28, 2018
    The 2018 curtain rises on Manchester University football Thursday, August 30.
  • Fernung highlighted on Football Matters series
    August 16, 2018
    Manchester University junior football student-athlete Tanner Fernung's love for street art is featured among the current running National Football Foundation's Football Matters series.
  • Spartans picked among HCAC top five
    August 09, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Eight Manchester University football student-athletes were recognized on the “Players to Watch” section of the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s preseason coaches poll, released Thursday, August 9.
  • Positive Path – Yon takes advantage of MU opportunities
    August 07, 2018
    Football student-athlete, Spartan student ambassador, sports information student staff member and business management and sport management double major.
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