Saturday At Manchester College

ANDERSON, IN – Manchester College’s women’s cross country team picked up its third straight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship on October 29 at Mounds State Park in Anderson, Indiana. The Spartans posted a score of 50 to hold off second place Franklin (69 pts) in the team standings. Manchester placed four runners in the top twelve of the individual standings to help pace the team.

 

Leading the way for the Spartans was junior Karla Madrigal (Elkhart, Ind.).  Madrigal finished fourth overall, finishing the 6K course in a time of 24:13.47.  Franklin’s Hillary Cain (Rushville, Ind.) won the meet in a time of 23:42.30.  Cain was named HCAC Most Valuable Runner and Freshman of the Year for her efforts.

 

Hanover placed third as a team with a score of 74 and was followed by Anderson (147), Bluffton (152), Earlham (163), Defiance (165), Transylvania (176), Rose-Hulman (194), and Mount St. Joseph (265).

 

Cain and Madrigal were recognized as All-HCAC after placing among the top 12 finishers.  Joining the duo were Manchester’s Casey Loshe (Decatur, Ind.), Megan Hammel (Bristol, Ind.), and Ashley Kopla (Valparaiso, Ind.), Franklin’s Rachel Dalton (Pekin, Ind.), Hanover’s Rachel Moreland (Lawton, Mich.) and Sara Lucas (Avon, Ind.), Anderson’s Candace DeLong (Anderson, Ind.), Defiance’s Ellen Stryffeler (Lisbon, Ohio), Bluffton’s Brandi Dominique (Wauseon, Ohio), and Transylvania’s Betsy Heines (Shepherdsville, Ky.).

 

Manchester head coach Brian Cashdollar was named HCAC Coach of the Year for his efforts in leading Manchester to the women’s title.

 

MVP: Hillary Cain, Franklin College

Freshman of the Year: Hillary Cain, Franklin College

Coach of the Year: Brian Cashdollar, Manchester College

ANDERSON, IN – Manchester College’s men’s cross country team captured their third consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship on October 29. The Spartans claimed four of the top 10 individual places en route to posting a score of 38 at the meet held at Mounds State Park in Anderson, Indiana.

 

Earlham College senior Jacob Naegeli (Trout Creek, Mon.) won the individual title for the first time in his career. Naegeli finished the 8K course on Saturday afternoon in a time of 26:38.90.  His effort was seven seconds faster than second-place finisher Micah Aldrich (Indianapolis, Ind.) of Rose-Hulman.  Naegeli was named HCAC Most Valuable Runner for his performance.

 

Aldrich joined Naegeli on the All-HCAC team which is awarded to the top 12 finishers. Manchester placed four runners on the team Saturday, including Michael Stocker (Yorktown, Ind.), Alec Womboldt (DeWitt, Mich.), Calvin Cook (Plymouth, Ind.), and Curtis Nordmann (Bourbon, Ind.).

 

Stuart West (LaPorte, Ind.) of Rose-Hulman was named the HCAC Freshman of the Year. He was the top finishing freshman at the meet placing 11th overall with a time of 27:07.45.

 

Finishing in second place in the team standings was Anderson with a score of 60. Rose-Hulman placed third with a score of 82 and was followed by Franklin (91) in fourth position. Defiance (124), Earlham (143), Hanover (177), Mount St. Joseph (255), Bluffton (257), and Transylvania (290) rounded out the team standings.

 

Franklin’s Kris Sandlin (Scottsburg, Ind.), Jay Druba (Hanover, Ind.), and Brandon Litz (Mooresville, Ind), and Anderson’s Kirk Saunders (Bloomington, Ill.) and Eric Linn (Macy, Ind.) were also named to the All-HCAC team.

 

Manchester head coach Brian Cashdollar was named HCAC Coach of the Year for his efforts in leading the Spartans to the conference title.

 

MVP:  Jacob Naegeli, Earlham College

Freshman of the Year: Stuart West, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Coach of the Year: Brian Cashdollar, Manchester College

Football

 

Mount St. Joseph 26 – Manchester 24

Mount St. Joseph’s James Clay rushes for 170 yards and three touchdown  runs of 5, 40 and 52 yards as Manchester falls to Mount St. Joseph 26-24

 

Men’s Soccer

Manchester 2 – Mount St. Joseph 1   ends the season for men’s soccer

 

Women’s Soccer

Mount St. Joseph 1 – Manchester 0  (box attached as wsoc18.htm) ends the season for women’s soccer

Volleyball

Transylvania 3 – Manchester 2  ends the season for volleyball

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