This Week in Sports


The volleyball team’s (4-12) four-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of Fairfield last Saturday. The Jaspers lost the match in straight sets against the MAAC defending champions. On Sunday, the Jaspers dropped another contest, this time to Quinnipiac in straight sets.

Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team (3-6) dropped its only contest on the week 3-0 to Monmouth. The Jaspers were tied with the Hawks at halftime, but Monmouth scored three goals in the second half to end Manhattan’s two-game winning streak.

Men’s Soccer

Manhattan’s men’s soccer team (0-6-1) dropped its only match this week 3-0 to Central Connecticut. The Jaspers have been outscored 7-1 over the last two games and remain winless on the season.

Cross Country

Manhattan’s men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed third in the Fr. Victor J. Leeber, S.J. Invitational. The highest finish for the Jaspers was Chad Maier, who finished fifth in the men’s 8000-meter race.

On Sept. 21, the Jaspers announced the hiring of John Lovett ’73 as an assistant coach. Lovett is a Manhattan College Hall of Famer who was part of Manhattan’s world record-setting team in the 1973 NCAA Indoor Championships.

Women’s Basketball

The season schedule for the women’s basketball team was released on Sept. 19. The Jaspers will play six of their first nine MAAC games at home, and will open up MAAC play against Marist on Nov. 29.