A Saturday, Jan. 20, trip to Anderson University's Bennett Natatorium is next on Manchester University's schedule.
Meet details: Coach Mike Kroll's men's and women's team take on the host Ravens and Olivet College of Michigan, a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association … Competition gets underway at 1 p.m.
Spartan Shorts: With the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships just four weekends away, the Black and Gold have several events with firm residence on the current CollegeSwimming.com loop performance list. The women's rankings are highlighted by freshman Shelby Kell (Charlottesville, Ind.) who is ninth-fastest in the 500-yard and 1000-yard and fifth-quickest in the 1650-yard freestyle events, and senior Emily Clark (Peru, Ind.) who is part of the same territory in the 50-yard (No. 9), 100-yard (No. 8), and 200-yard (No. 7) backstrokes and the 100-yard (No. 5) and 200-yard (No. 2) butterfly races. The men are led by sophomore Christain Poole (Anderson, Ind.) who is among the first 10 in the 50-yard freestyle (No. 9) and 50-yard backstroke (No. 10) and junior Guerby Ruuska (Rensselaer, Ind.) who is No. 9 in the 50-yard backstroke … A Saturday, Jan. 27, dual at NCAA Division II institution the Urbana University of Ohio close out the Black and Gold's January schedule. It also serves as the final conference meet tune-up.