Turnovers Plague Spartans
OLIVET, Mich. – Turnovers and big plays on special teams continued to plague the Spartans as the Manchester University football team fell on the road at Olivet College by a final score of 59-7 on Saturday September 18.
The Comets began the game with a 97-yard kickoff return and never let off the gas as the Spartans committed 5 turnovers in the game.
Manchester was held to just 150 yards of offense on Saturday afternoon. Olivet posted 248 yards of total offense.
MU’s lone score of the game came in the 4th quarter when Harrington Greer (South Bend, Ind./Riley) caught a 16-yard pass from Eric James (Indianapolis, Ind./Decatur Central).
Olivet’s Jeremiah Sterling had three rushing touchdowns on Saturday to lead the Comets.
Manchester (0-3) will head into a bye week before beginning Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play on the road at Franklin College on Saturday October 2. Kickoff from Franklin is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.