This Week in Sports


Volleyball (5-14) went 1-2 in a three-game homestand. The Jaspers defeated Rider in straight sets on Sept. 28, before dropping a five set thriller to Siena on Saturday and losing in straight sets to Marist on Sunday.

The Jaspers are 2-2 in MAAC play.

Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team (4-7) split its two games on the road. The Jaspers thrashed Iona 3-0 on Sept. 28, but lost 1-0 to Canisius on Sunday.

The Jaspers are 2-2 in the MAAC this season.

Men’s Soccer

A nightmarish 2016 campaign continues for Manhattan’s men’s soccer team (0-8-1) which dropped both of its matches this week. The Jaspers lost 2-1 to Monmouth on Sept. 28, then 1-0 to Canisius on Saturday. The Jaspers remain winless on the season.

Cross Country

Kaitlyn Smith of the women’s cross country team was named MAAC Runner of the Week on Sept. 28. Smith finished sixth in the Fr. Victor F. Leeber, S.J. Invitational on Sept. 24.

Women’s Basketball

Head coach Heather Vulin of the women’s basketball team named senior Maeve Parahus, along with juniors Amani Tatum and Mikki Guiton as the three captains for the 2016-2017 season.