October 17, 2018

Meredith, DeWitt earn HCAC Players of Week honors

Seniors Justin Meredith (Shelbyville, Ind.) and Drake DeWitt (Columbia City, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week honors for Oct. 8-14. The announcement was made Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Meredith gained men's soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this season. The goalkeeper faced 10 shots on goal with a 1.000 save percentage, tallying seven of those saves in a 5-0 shutout win agaisnt Mt. St. Joesph on Oct. 13. In the 4-0 win against Franklin, Meredith contributed three saves in route for his third clean sheet in a Spartan uniform. 

DeWitt garnered men's soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors, after leading the Spartan team to a 2-0 week. The forward tallied one goal against Franklin on Oct. 10, and scored two more goals on Oct. 13 against Mt. St. Joesph. He ended the week with three goals for six points, racking up a total six shots on goal for a .750 shots on goal percentage. 

The complete HCAC Athlete of the Week release can be viewed at www.heartlandconf.org.