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Manchester University visits Defiance for HCAC battle

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Manchester University goes in search of back-to-back victories as it visits Justin F. Corresel Stadium on Defiance College of Ohio's campus Saturday, Oct. 12. The Spartans take a 1-4 overall and 1-2 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference record up against the Yellowjackets.

Game specifics: Live audio/video and statistics are available via www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of Manchester University athletics … Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m.

Spartan Shorts: MU is coming off a 34-7 win at its 2013 Homecoming game Oct. 5 over Bluffton. Coach Shannon Griffith and his staff named the following as Players of the Week after the victory – junior running back Austin Adams (Dowagiac, Mich.) – Offensive/senior linebacker Zach Dashner (South Bend, Ind.) – Defensive; freshman place-kicker Riley Ellington (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Special Teams; freshman defensive lineman Jon Staton (Pittsboro, Ind.) and sophomore wide receiver Evan Rice (Gosport, Ind.) – Gold Team … Adams turned in a personal single-game career high in last weekend's win with 140 yards rushing. It was the most for a Spartan back since senior quarterback Nick Williams (Fort Wayne, Ind.) went for 143 against Hanover last November … The pair were each in the top five of the HCAC rushing statistics' report. Their three touchdowns are part of a four-way tie for second trailing only Rose-Hulman quarterback Ryan Landwehr's six. Williams' 55.8 yards per game are fourth best … On the NCAA Division III report, MU is in the top 20 in fewest penalties (14th – four per game) and punt returns (18th – 15.44 yards per return). Senior linebacker Dylin Kennedy (North Manchester, Ind.) continues to be in the top 10 individually, averaging eight solo tackles per game for the number six slot … Defiance leads the all-time series 28-19, but the Spartans have claimed four of the last five contests. The run includes a 34-28 thriller at North Manchester last year and a 32-6 win at Defiance in 2011.

Southern Trek: MU's 2013 conference slate continues Saturday, Oct. 19, at Earlham College in Richmond, Ind.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Trine at Wartburg
Nov. 17: All times Eastern
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Merchant Marine 35, at Buffalo State 20
@ Newark, Del.
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Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
@ Newark, Del.
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at Franklin and Marshall 21, Widener 7
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Susquehanna 28, at Albright 9
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Framingham State 48, Curry 14
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Cortland 35, at Union 28
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
@ Newark, Del.
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at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
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