2016-17 Manchester University Women's Tennis News

  • Black and Gold well represented on ITA academic honors
    July 26, 2017
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – A strong contingent represented Manchester University on the 2016-17 Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Scholar-Athlete and Scholar Team awards release Tuesday, July 25.
  • Bethel double-dual next for Manchester University
    April 17, 2017
    Manchester University’s men’s regular season winds down, while the women’s 2016-17 campaign concludes Wednesday, April 19.
  • Spartans battle past Alma
    February 25, 2017
    FORT WAYNE, IND. – The trio of senior Alaina Beckner (Columbia City, Ind.) and juniors Mariam Aly (Giza, Egypt) and Erin Cordill (Zionsville, Ind.) each picked up singles wins to lift Manchester University in its women’s spring section opener Saturday, Feb. 25.
  • Upperclasswoman duo highlights all-HCAC selections
    October 21, 2016
    A seventh successive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament appearance and 6-7 overall and 5-3 conference record were rewarded for Manchester University with the release of the all-HCAC honor teams Tuesday, Oct. 18.
  • HCAC tourney appearance wraps up in semifinals
    October 15, 2016
    WEST INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – The senior doubles pairing of Adriana Brown (Columbia City, Ind.) and Alaina Beckner (Columbia City, Ind.) battled to five game wins at the number three slot Saturday, Oct. 15, but regular season champion Hanover College staved off the Spartans’ key team point try in route to a 5-0 semifinal round victory at the 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
  • MU moves into HCAC tourney Friday
    October 14, 2016
    It’s a second meeting of Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rivals at the 2016 HCAC postseason tournament Friday, Oct. 14.
  • MU takes momentum into HCAC tourney
    October 08, 2016
    LEXINGTON, KY. – Battling perennial Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference top half finisher Transylvania University at every turn on TU’s courts Saturday, Oct. 8, Coach Eric Christiansen’s squad recorded a big dual win to close the 2016 fall regular season.
  • Regular season concludes Saturday
    October 07, 2016
    Manchester University takes a southern journey to Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 8.
  • Rose-Hulman, Hanover side-step Spartans
    October 02, 2016
    WARSAW, IND./TERRE HAUTE, IND. – Manchester University battled perennial Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference power Rose-Hulman to the wire Sunday, Oct. 2, wrapping up a home and away weekend.
  • Spartans celebrate Senior Day Saturday
    September 30, 2016
    Sitting in a tie for second on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings, Manchester University faces off against league unbeaten Hanover College Saturday, Oct. 1, and Rose-Hulman Sunday, Oct. 2.
  • Spartans topped in non-league match-up
    September 25, 2016
    FORT WAYNE, IND. – Close-knit doubles battles from the top pairing of juniors Erin Cordill (Zionsville, Ind.) and Katy Ashpole (Leesburg, Ind.) and the No. 2 team of junior Katie Peden (North Manchester, Ind.) and freshman Lauren Rodts (Mishawaka, Ind.) highlighted Manchester University’s dual against Ohio Northern Sunday, Sept. 25.
  • Nip-and-tuck league dual eludes MU
    September 24, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – A back-and-forth Heartland Collegiate Athletic dual at Manchester University’s court Saturday, Sept. 24, came down to a pair of doubles’ decisions and four successive singles wins for visiting Franklin College.
  • Black and Gold face home, away weekend
    September 23, 2016
    Winners of four consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match-ups, Manchester University looks to keep their hot streak going Saturday, Sept. 24, hosting Franklin College. The following afternoon, the Spartans step out of league action to take on Ohio Northern University.
  • Spartans push to 4-0 in league with sweep
    September 21, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Junior Erin Cordill (Zionsville, Ind.) and sophomore Mariam Aly (Giza, Egypt) each upped their singles’ win strings to four, and the doubles’ pairings of Aly and Cordill and seniors Alaina Beckner (Columbia City, Ind.) and Adriana Brown (Columbia City, Ind.) did the same, leading Manchester University to a fourth successive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference dual victory Wednesday, Sept. 21.
  • Three-dual span starts Wednesday
    September 19, 2016
    Defiance College of Ohio pays a visit to Manchester University’s courts Wednesday, Sept. 21, beginning a three-dual week for the Spartans.
  • Black and Gold keep HCAC unbeaten string intact
    September 18, 2016
    RICHMOND, IND. – Sophomore Miriam Ali (Giza, Egypt) and junior Erin Cordill (Zionsville, Ind.) each upped respective singles’ win strings to three and did the same at number one doubles Sunday, Sept. 18, leading Manchester University.
  • HCAC road trip resumes
    September 17, 2016
    Manchester University looks to keep its strong start to the 2016 fall season going Saturday, Sept. 17.
  • Spartans edge Anderson, remain unbeaten in HCAC
    September 15, 2016
    ANDERSON, IND. – Fueled by three critical singles’ wins and going 2-1 in doubles’ action, Manchester University opened a two-match Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference road trip on a high note Thursday, Sept. 15.
  • Spartans set for two-dual road trip
    September 12, 2016
    Manchester University begins back-to-back Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference road trips Wednesday, Sept. 14.
  • Black and Gold open HCAC slate with win
    September 10, 2016
    FORT WAYNE, IND. – Manchester University surrendered just five games in doubles’ competition and didn’t look back in route to a 9-0 victory over Mt. St. Joseph University Saturday, Sept. 10.
  • HCAC slate starts this weekend
    September 09, 2016
    The 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference begins for Manchester University Saturday, Sept. 10.
  • Crossroads League opponents open week
    September 05, 2016
    A pair of non-conference contests start off a three-dual week for Manchester University Monday, Sept. 5, and Thursday, Sept. 8.
  • Dual opener goes way of Grace
    September 05, 2016
    WINONA LAKE, IND. – The junior singles’ tandem of Erin Cordill (Zionsville, Ind.) and Katy Ashpole (Leesburg, Ind.) pushed their Grace College opponents to the wire, highlighting a non-conference clash Monday, Sept. 5.
  • MU picked among HCAC top five
    August 23, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University’s women’s tennis team landed in the top five of the 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s preseason coaches’ poll, released Tuesday, Aug. 23.