A four-game stretch Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16, opens a 10-game spring break trip to Clermont, Fla., for Manchester University.
Game specifics: The Spartans take on Fairleigh Dickinson University of Florham, New York and Trinity College of Connecticut Saturday at 3 and 5 p.m. and SUNY-Geneseo and William Paterson University of New Jersey at 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday … All games are set for the National Training Center Complex …Live stats will be available via a link at www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of Manchester University athletics.
Spartan Shorts: The Black and Gold take a 1-1 record to the Sunshine State. They began the 2014 campaign with a split of games at Centre College of Kentucky March 1 … Junior pitcher Ashlea Nash (Gas City, Ind.) is off to a solid start sporting a 1-1 record and four strikeouts on the mound while averaging .571 at the plate with four hits. Freshman infielder Chloe Hensley (South Bend, Ind.) is next on the offensive stat charts with a .500 average and four hits, while sophomore infielder/catcher/designated player Kaile Niezgodski (South Bend, Ind.) has been the top power broker with a pair of doubles as part of her three hits … Manchester University has turned in back-to-back .500 records over their last two Florida excursions.
Florida Trip Resumes: MU continues its trip with games Tuesday, March 18, Thursday, March 20 and Friday, March 21.