Rose-Hulman, Spartans open season set

Rose-Hulman, Spartans open season set

Manchester University takes a southern sojourn Saturday, Jan. 9.

Game details: Tipoff time is 2 p.m at Rose-Hulman's Hulbert Arena in Terre Haute, Ind. … Live audio, statistics and video can be accessed via a link at www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of Manchester University athletics.

Spartan Shorts: The duo of senior guard Katie Arterburn (Indianapolis, Ind.) and sophomore forward Tori Christlieb (Culver, Ind.) finds itself witin the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's statistical top 10 through 12 games. Arterburn's 38.9 percent conversion rate in three-point field goal shooting is eighth-best, while Christlieb is seventh in field goal percentage (46.4) and 10th in rebounding (6.6 pg) … Arterburn, who's led the squad in scoring in three straight games, did so again with eight points against Franklin in a 51-28 loss Wednesday. Junior guard Jenifer Lee (Rockville, Ind.) was close behind with seven which marked her seventh five-points-or-more effort … Despite dropping both ends of last year's clashes, the Spartans have stilled claimed 13 of the last 19 in the series.

Bluffton Game: The Spartans are back on the road for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff at BU's Sommer Center Wednesday, Jan. 13.