2018 Manchester University Softball

  • Spartans earn spring all-HCAC academic awards
    May 30, 2018
    Twelve student-athletes represented Manchester University on the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Tom Bohlsen spring all-academic honors, released Friday, May 25.
  • History Maker - Ladwig first program All-American
    May 24, 2018
    Topping off a historical 2018 softball season, Manchester University senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) became the program’s first National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-American with the announcement of the top three squads Wednesday, May 23.
  • Ladwig tabbed first team all-region
    May 17, 2018
    Senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) added to an already full cadre of post-season honors Wednesday, May 16, by being named first-team all-Central Region for NCAA Division III by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
  • Ladwig leads all-HCAC teams
    May 09, 2018
    Senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) added to an already historic 2018 campaign by being named Manchester University’s first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference softball Most Valuable Player Wednesday, May 9.
  • Spartans see record-setting campaign wind down
    May 07, 2018
    LEXINGTON, KY. – When the dust settled on Manchester University’s 2018 season at Transylvania University’s John and Donna Hall Field Friday, May 4, the positives of what had occurred far outweighed a pair of back-to-back defeats at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
  • Spartans set for conference tourney
    May 03, 2018
    A battle between the fourth and fifth seeds at the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament begins the weekend for Manchester University at Transylvania University’s John and Donna Hall Field in Lexington, Ky., Friday, May 4.
  • Ladwig earns fourth HCAC weekly honor
    May 01, 2018
    Senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig represented Manchester University for a fourth time this season on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's Athlete of the Week honors.
  • MU toppled in regular season finale
    April 29, 2018
    LEXINGTON, KY. – Junior third baseman Kate Skeens (Gas City, Ind.) doubled and homered as part of a two-hit, three-RBI afternoon at Transylvania University’s John and Donna Hall Saturday, April 28.
  • Big Inning Bonanza – Spartans sharp in HCAC home finale
    April 25, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Thirty-seven batters … 24 runs … two home runs … two doubles.
  • Spartans sweep weekly league honors
    April 24, 2018
    Manchester University freshman pitcher Haley Perez (Portage, Ind.) and senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher and Hitter of the Week accolades for the span of April 16-22.
  • Bluffton visit begins final week of regular season
    April 24, 2018
    The 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and regular seasons wind down for Manchester University beginning Wednesday, April 25.
  • Hey Hey Haley – Freshman spins no-no to highlight split
    April 21, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University head coach Josh Dzurick got a birthday gift from his Spartans he won’t soon forget Saturday, April 21.
  • Four-game home stand begins Saturday
    April 20, 2018
    Manchester University looks to keep a recent league roll going, as Hanover College visits Spartan Field Saturday, April 21.
  • Big innings turn away Black and Gold
    April 18, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Junior third baseman Kate Skeens (Gas City, Ind.) and sophomore outfielder Shakira Perez (Elkhart, Ind.) each registered multiple-hit efforts during game two of a non-conference twin bill Tuesday, April 17.
  • Wednesday Wins – Spartans pick up big league road sweep
    April 18, 2018
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. – Coach Josh Dzurick’s squad got a little bit of everything in route to a pair of critical Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victories Wednesday, April 18.
  • Spartans, Calvin clash in midweek meetings
    April 17, 2018
    A span of six games in five days opens for Manchester University on its home Spartan Field Tuesday, April 17.
  • Sweet Sweep – Walter gem, clutch hitting guide Spartans
    April 12, 2018
    ANDERSON, IND. – Manchester University compiled a pair of critical Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victories Thursday, April 12.
  • Black and Gold, Defiance produce whiteknucklers
    April 11, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – It was a story of two evenly matched teams at Manchester University’s Spartan Field Wednesday, April 11.
  • HCAC home and away dates next for Spartans
    April 10, 2018
    Manchester University looks to gain more ground on the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings Wednesday and Thursday, April 11 and 12.
  • First-Year Fireworks – Newcomers guide MU Sunday split
    April 08, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – A sparkling span of 26 innings pitched with just one earned run given up continued for freshman pitcher Hayley Perez Sunday, April 8.
  • Two earn weekly awards
    April 02, 2018
    Sophomore outdoor women’s track and field distance runner Hannah Wappes (Columbia City, Ind.) and senior softball second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week release announced Monday, April 2.
  • Record Run: Ladwig resets season homer mark in HCAC split
    March 31, 2018
    CINCINNATI, OHIO – A complete-game effort from senior hurler Madisyn Walter (Hanna, Ind.) combined with a five-run comeback over the final three frames lifted Manchester University past Mt. St. Joseph University in game one of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Saturday, March 31.
  • Rugged Relief: Perez nightcap effort sends MU to split
    March 29, 2018
    HOLLAND, MICH. – A quartet of multiple-hit totals added in to four shutout innings of one-hit pitching from freshman hurler Haley Perez (Portage, Ind.) proved the successful recipe for a non-conference split Thursday, March 29.
  • Ladwig recognized on league, national level
    March 28, 2018
    Manchester University senior infielder Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) was recognized across various associations for a big week at the plate during a Florida spring break trip March 19-25.
  • MU begins road swing, HCAC slate
    March 28, 2018
    Stops at Hope College’s Wolters Softball Stadium and Mt. St. Joseph University’s Kinder Morgan Softball Complex resume a six-game week for Manchester University.
  • Black and Gold back home for HCAC-MIAA clash
    March 26, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University returns to the Midwest Monday, March 26, resuming its 2018 home schedule.
  • St. Mary’s powers past Spartans
    March 26, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – The big inning out of the St. Mary’s College of Indiana offense proved to be the difference in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference – Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association match-up Monday, March 26.
  • Big Blasts – Long ball sends Spartans to sweep
    March 25, 2018
    ORLANDO, FLA. – Manchester University crushed four home runs Friday, March 23, to close out its 2018 spring break trip at .500.
  • Black and Gold forges split
    March 22, 2018
    ORLANDO, FLA. – Senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) delivered her ninth home run of the season, part of a three-for-four, two-run scored, four-RBI contest to lead Manchester University past Allegheny College of Pennsylvania Thursday, March 22.
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