Manchester University is among the field for Mt. St. Joseph’s Stateline Shootout Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7 and 8.
Tourney details: The Spartans begin first round action Saturday at 12:54 p.m. Second-round tee times are set according to where teams place at the end of round one … Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course in Harrison, Ohio, is the venue.
Spartan Shorts: Three members of Coach Tara Boone’s squad go into the weekend averaging below 90 strokes per round. Junior Connor Labedz (Aurora, Ill.), with a pair of top 45s in tow at Defiance and Earlham, leads the trio (86.8) with the freshman tandem of Connor Heeg (Fowlerville, Mich.) and Dillon McFaddin (Bedford, Ind.) following at 88 and 88.6, respectively. Fellow first-year Cody Loucks (Goshen, Ind.) isn’t far behind (90.4) … The Black and Gold look to continue a trend of top 10 team finishes to close out the fall campaign. They’ve done so twice in three previous attempts with a high-water mark of seventh at Earlham last weekend.