This Week in Sports


The Manhattan volleyball team (4-10) concluded its best week of the season, going a perfect 4-0. The Jaspers went into the week winless, but seem to have turned their season around with a four-game winning streak

The Jaspers first defeated Iona, 3-1 in the home opener, then defeated St. Francis Brooklyn, Lafayette and NJIT in the Lafayette Invitational.

Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team (3-5) defeated Niagara 3-1 in the MAAC opener. Nicole Copping, Arianna Montefusco and Erica Modena scored for the Jaspers in their highest scoring output in the season. The win marks the second consecutive victory for the Jaspers, who are in their first winning streak this season.

Men’s Soccer

Manhattan’s men’s soccer team (0-5-1) dropped a contest and tied another on the week. The Jaspers tied 0-0 with Fordham on Sept. 14, snapping a 10-match losing streak to their Bronx rivals. On Sept. 18, the Jaspers lost 4-1 to LIU Brooklyn.

Cross Country

Manhattan’s men’s and women’s cross country teams placed fourth and sixth respectively in the Iona Meet of Champions.

Men’s Basketball

It was announced that the men’s basketball team will participate in ESPN’s ninth annual College Hoops Tipoff Tournament, hosting Winthrop on Nov. 15 at 8:45 a.m.

The Jaspers will also participate in the first NYC College Basketball Media Day on Oct. 12, at Hofstra University.