NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - The 2019 Manchester University men's soccer schedule has been released. The Spartans will play 10 games this coming fall at Good Field.
MU will open the 2019 campaign with back-to-back games at Illinois College. The Spartans will take on MacMurray to kickoff the season on Saturday August 31. Manchester will then take on Illinois College on Sunday September 1.
The Spartans will return to North Manchester for a four-game home stand that features Kalamazoo, Spalding, Olivet College, and in-state foe DePauw. A close road game follows on September 19 as MU will travel to nearby Huntington for a matchup with the Foresters. The Spartans will then return home on Saturday September 21 for a meeting with Elmhurst. Manchester will travel to Trine University on September 25 before concluding the month at home against 2018 NCAA Division III Runner-Up Calvin College on Saturday September 28.
MU will take on Hanover College on Saturday October 5 to open Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play. Manchester then travels to rival Anderson on October 9 and to Transylvania on October 12. The Spartans will host Franklin (October 16), Mount St. Joseph (October 19) and Bluffton (October 30) this season. Remaining HCAC road contests include: Defiance (October 23), Rose-Hulman (October 26), and Earlham (November 2).
A season ago, the Spartans went 8-10-1, 6-3 HCAC and earned a second consecutive berth in the HCAC Tournament.
Manchester Men's Soccer Schedule
|8/31||at MacMurray||3:00 pm|
|9/1||at Illinois College||3:00 pm|
|9/19||at Huntington||4:00 pm|
|9/25||at Trine||4:00 pm|
|10/9||at Anderson*||3:00 pm|
|10/12||at Transylvania*||3:30 pm|
|10/19||Mt. St. Joseph*||3:30 pm|
|10/23||at Defiance*||3:30 pm|
|10/26||at Rose-Hulman*||3:30 pm|
|11/2||at Earlham*||3:30 pm|
All Times Eastern
Home games in Bold.
* - HCAC Game