The Manchester track teams took a pair of meets from Southwood Thursday. Continue reading “Manchester Opens Track Season With Wins Over Southwood”
NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University was picked for a pair of top-five finishes with the announcement of the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference outdoor track and field preseason coaches polls Wednesday, March 14. Continue reading “Scenic Setting – MU earns strong residence on HCAC polls”
The Southwood girls and boys track teams ran in the state qualifier at IWU Saturday. Continue reading “Southwood Track At IWU”
ANDERSON, IND. – Manchester University compiled four top three marks at the Fred Wilt Invitational Saturday, Feb. 24. Continue reading “Murr record guides Spartans”
NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University was well-represented on the 2018 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference indoor track and field teams, released Wednesday, Feb. 21. Continue reading “Freshman of Year honor leads all-HCAC list”
ANDERSON, IND. – The underclassman duo of freshman sprinter Travis Murr (Franklin, Ind.) and sophomore jumps specialist Austin Roberts (Indianapolis, Ind.) gave Manchester University fans reasons to smile Saturday, Feb. 17. Continue reading “Runner-up marks highlight HCACs”
DEFIANCE, OHIO – Senior Harrison Hollis (Lebanon, Ind.) and freshman Travis Murr(Franklin, Ind.) continue to make the sprint events section of Manchester University’s record book their own personal playground. Continue reading “Record Reset: Black and Gold post four event titles”
ANDERSON, IND. – The first of three trips this season to Anderson University’s Kardatzke Wellness Center produced impressive results Saturday, Feb. 3. Continue reading “Black and Gold collect five event titles”
ANGOLA, IND. – Freshman Travis Murr (Franklin, Ind.) and junior Dasia Beck (Indianapolis, Ind.) added their names to Manchester University’s record annals Saturday, Jan. 20. Continue reading “Records, top three team finishes spotlight Trine meet”
Former men’s cross country and track and field standout Blake Harris has been named an assistant coach for all three disciplines, according to Manchester University Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Brian Cashdollar. Continue reading “Harris joins MU coaching staff”
TERRE HAUTE, IND. – A combination of field and track success guided Manchester University at the Rose-Hulman Duals Friday, Jan. 12. Continue reading “Four event championships spotlight opener”
NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Manchester University earned honors on the 2017 United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Division III all-academic individual and team announcements, released July 27 and 28.
Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Brian Cashdollar’s women’s team was one of three from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference recognized. The Spartans joined Bluffton University of Ohio and Hanover College in receiving the accolade. In order to be in contention for Scholar Team of the Year, a program must have finished highly at the respective national championship meet and had at least a 3.00 cumulative team grade-point average.
Along individual lines, seniors Blake Harris (Fort Wayne, Ind.) and Alex Gudeman (Rochester, Ind.) received all-academic men’s awards, and fellow Class of 2017 member Mariah Jordan (Fort Wayne, Ind.) gained a similar recognition for the women. It was Jordan’s second selection, while Gudeman and Harris were noted for the first time.
To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.30 and must have met at least one of the following athletic standards. They had to have competed in an NCAA indoor or outdoor championship or finished the regular season ranked in the national top 50 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 35 in a relay event on the official NCAA descending order list.
Wabash County Sports and The Wabash Plain Dealer have combined to announce our first ever All County track teams. The teams consist of 8 runners and 4 field events athletes.
Girls Field Events
Girls Track Athlete of the Year-Rae Bedke of Manchester
Girls Track Coach of the Year-Julie Cassel of Manchester
Boys Track Athlete of the Year-Jackson Beery of Northfield
Boys Track Coach of the Year-Julie Cassel of Manchester
The boys track sectional were Thursday with Manchester at Bremen, while Northfield, Wabash and Southwood were at Indiana Wesleyan University. Mother Nature got in the way and delayed results.
Manchester finished 7th at Bremen. The 4×800 relay team of Ethan Davis, Drew Jones, Ben Reichenbach and Parker Yard finished 3rd. Trey Clark was 3rd in the 200. The 4×100 relay team of Jacob Burton, Trey Clark, Nick Wagner and Brandon Wagoner finished 3rd. Isaiah Davis was 2nd in the high jump and 2nd in the long jump.
Complete results can been viewed at :
Bremen still has not posted results as of 9:00am
At Marion, Northfield finished 9th, Wabash 10th and Southwood 12th.
The Northfield 4×100 team of Ryan Driscoll, Kade Kennedy, John Schuler and Jackson Beery won the sectional and advance to next weeks regional.
The top three sports in each event move on. Kade Kennedy of Northfield tied for 2nd in the pole vault. Austin Vinopal finished 3rd in the discus.
Complete results can be seen at :
NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Four men and 12 women represented Manchester University on the recently-announced 2017 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference outdoor track and field squads.
Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Brian Cashdollar’s men’s squad, which placed fifth at the HCACs, had two-time individual champion Alex Gudeman (Rochester, Ind.), single event winner Blake Harris (Fort Wayne, Ind.); freshman jumps specialist Austin Roberts (Indianapolis, Ind.); and senior Nic Haskins (Monticello, Ind.) honored. Gudeman, a distance standout, won the 3000-meter steeplechase and 5000-meter race events to pick up his second career all-league recognition, while Harris was the 10,000-meter victor in route to a first team award. Roberts took third in the long jump to earn his honorable mention status, while Haskins was the squad’s Sportsmanship team selection.
For the women, who shared the team championship with Hanover College to run their league title streak to three, senior distance runner Mariah Jordan (Fort Wayne, Ind.), a three-time all-HCAC first team pick, was tabbed Co-Athlete of the Year along with Transylvania University’s Jordin Fender. Jordan swept the 5000 and 10,000, took second in the 1500 and was on the roster for the third-place 4×400 team. Hannah Wappes (Columbia City, Ind.), who swept the 1500 and 800 meter championships, was named Freshman of the Year and was a first team selection. Cashdollar also picked up a special award gaining Coach of the Year accolades for the third successive season and fifth time in his career.
Joining Jordan and Wappes for first team accolades was senior thrower Shay Aator (West Lafayette, Ind.) who gained her fourth all-loop selection by winning the hammer throw for a similar number of times. A quartet of athletes was named to the second team in junior thrower Kara Brueckman (Crown Point, Ind.) (runner-up in hammer throw); junior thrower Jacey Cauhorn (Kendallville, Ind.) (runner-up in discus); sophomore sprinter Dasia Beck (Indianapolis, Ind.) (runner-up in 100-meter dash); and senior distance runner Tiffany Harber (Columbia City, Ind.) (runner-up in 5000 and 10,000). Beck, Cauhorn and Harber each picked up their second all-conference honors. Honorable mention recognition was given to sophomore distance runner Samina Qureshi (Columbia City, Ind.) (third in 3000 steeplechase); sophomore sprinter Annie Jondle (Elkhart, Ind.) (third in 4×100 meter relay); junior sprinter Olivia Jenks (Elkhart, Ind.) (third in 4×100 meter relay); sophomore sprinter Jade Bollett (Auburn, Ind.) (third in 4×400 meter relay); and freshman sprinter Emma DeWitt (Brookston, Ind.) (third in 4×100 meter relay). The team’s Sportsmanship selection was junior Paige Keller (Greenville, Ohio).