2016 Manchester University Softball

  • Four tabbed NFCA Scholar-Athletes
    October 12, 2016
    The quartet of senior Kaile Niezgodski (South Bend, Ind.), junior Taylor Spangle (Leesburg, Ind.), sophomore Mallorie Jennings (Bourbon, Ind.) and freshman Kate Skeens (Gas City, Ind.) each earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete awards for the 2015-16 season.
  • Four tabbed NFCA Scholar-Athletes
    October 12, 2016
    The quartet of senior Kaile Niezgodski (South Bend, Ind.), junior Taylor Spangle (Leesburg, Ind.), sophomore Mallorie Jennings (Bourbon, Ind.) and freshman Kate Skeens (Gas City, Ind.) each earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete awards for the 2015-16 season.
  • Boggs Freshman of Year accolade tops all-HCAC awards
    May 12, 2016
    Freshman infielder Mandi Boggs (Frankfort, Ind.) topped Manchester University’s presence on the 2016 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honor teams, released May 11.
  • Black and Gold close regular season
    May 01, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Freshman catcher Sydney Thompson (Logansport, Ind.) belted a key three-run home run in the nightcap Sunday, May 1, leading Manchester University to a 3-2 win over Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association foe Kalamazoo College.
  • Boggs home run, Schillinger shutout lead MU to split
    April 27, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University moved within a win of a 20-victory slate and closed its 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference campaign at .500 Wednesday, April 27.
  • Spartans bring curtain down on HCAC regular season
    April 25, 2016
    Manchester University resumes its 2016 calendar with a critical home Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday, April 27.
  • Black and Gold narrowly miss league road split
    April 24, 2016
    LEXINGTON, KY. ? Junior outfielder Emilee Liston (Cicero, Ind.) and sophomore pitcher Mallorie Jennings (Bourbon, Ind.) each drove in runs during a furious seventh-inning game one Manchester University comeback Saturday, April 23.
  • Spartans face off against league leaders
    April 22, 2016
    Coming off a mid-week sweep of Defiance College of Ohio in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action, Manchester University looks to continue the momentum with a trip to Transylvania University Saturday, April 23.
  • Home sweep lifts MU up to third in HCAC
    April 20, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Receiving top-notch pitching from junior Anna Schillinger (Fort Wayne, Ind.) in both ends of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday, April 20, Manchester University picked up a key pair of wins.
  • Defiance visit next for MU
    April 18, 2016
    A home and away week begins for Manchester University’s softball program Wednesday, April 20.
  • Black and Gold stopped in weekend twinbills
    April 17, 2016
    Senior pitcher/first baseman MacKenzie Williams (Kendallville, Ind.) tallied a .462 batting average, guiding Manchester University in contests against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Franklin College and non-conference opponent Alma College of Michigan Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17.
  • Home, away weekend next on schedule
    April 14, 2016
    Manchester University begins a span of playing eight of its final 14 regular season games Saturday, April 16, with Franklin College’s visit to North Manchester. The twinbill is part of a four-game weekend, as the Black and Gold also travel to Alma College of Michigan Sunday, April 17, for a doubleheader.
  • Black and Gold use long ball to subdue AU
    April 12, 2016
    ANDERSON, IND. ? A recent theme that has seen Manchester University?s offense use the home run for great benefits didn?t show any signs of slowing down Tuesday, April 12.
  • Black and Gold take to road to open six-game week
    April 11, 2016
    Manchester University faces off against current Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference unbeaten Anderson University Tuesday, April 12.
  • Ladwig gains weekly HCAC award
    April 11, 2016
    Sophomore softball second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week awards for the period of April 4-10.
  • MU, MSJ split close-knit HCAC twinbill
    April 10, 2016
    CINCINNATI, OHIO – Sophomore second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) topped the offensive attack for Manchester University Sunday, April 10.
  • Game two win sends MU to HCAC road split
    April 08, 2016
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. ? Manchester University belted four home runs in the nightcap of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Thursday, April 7, to highlight a road trip to Rose-Hulman.
  • MU readies for MSJ twinbill
    April 08, 2016
    Manchester University takes to the road in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action Sunday, April 10, with a southern sojourn to Mt. St. Joseph University.
  • Liston understands reasons for #WhyD3
    April 07, 2016
    Unflappable. Even keeled. Steady as it goes.
  • Game two rally sends Spartans to split
    April 03, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Three extra base hits during a seven-run, seven-hit third inning attack helped guide Manchester University past Hanover College in the nightcap of Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference twinbill Sunday, April 3.
  • Spartans continue home stand, begin HCAC schedule
    March 31, 2016
    Hanover College takes a northern journey to Manchester Unversity’s Spartan Field Saturday, April 2, in the 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic lid-lifter for MU.
  • Game two rally sends Black and Gold to split
    March 29, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Sophomore second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) picked a big moment to collect her first hit of a doubleheader for Manchester University Monday, March 28.
  • Schillinger earns HCAC award
    March 29, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Manchester University junior Anna Schillinger (Ft. Wayne, Ind.) finished 3-0 in three starts last week and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for March 21-27.
  • Spartans begin set of six games in six days
    March 28, 2016
    Manchester University's softball team begins a hectic stretch Monday, March 28.
  • Black and Gold close Florida games, set for Alma clashes
    March 24, 2016
    Fresh off a successful 8-2 Florida spring break trip, Manchester University continues its 2016 schedule Saturday, March 26.
  • MU out to fast start in Florida
    March 22, 2016
    FORT MYERS, FLA. – Spurred on by an offensive attack that plated 32 runs and hit .306 as a group, Manchester University claimed five of its first six games on its annual spring break trip Saturday – Monday, March 19-21.
  • Ten-game Florida spring break swing starts this weekend
    March 16, 2016
    Four games over two days start off Manchester University’s spring break schedule in Fort Myers, Fla., Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20.
  • Spartans open Centre trip on high note
    March 12, 2016
    DANVILLE, KY. – Manchester University senior right-handed pitcher MacKenzie Williams (Kendallville, Ind.) threw six and a third perfect innings as part of a sparkling complete-game victory Saturday, March 12, helping guide the Spartans to a pair of wins at Centre College.
  • MU begins road slate with Centre trip
    March 10, 2016
    A busy first section of the 2016 Manchester University season moves on Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, as the Spartans travel to Centre College in Danville, Ky., for four games.
  • Black and Gold open home and season slates
    March 08, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University received a strong starting pitching contest from senior MacKenzie Williams (Kendallville, Ind.) in the opener and a meteoric offensive performance from sophomore infielder Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) in the nightcap to spotlight their 2016 home and season-opening doubleheader Tuesday, March 8.
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