This Week in Sports



The Jaspers went 2-1 on the week, defeating Saint Peter’s on Oct. 19, Quinnipiac on Saturday and losing to Fairfield on Sunday.

Manhattan is 9-18 and 5-8 in the MAAC.

Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team (5-10-1) went 0-2 this week and were eliminated from MAAC Tournament contention. The Jaspers suffered a 3-0 loss against Marist at home on senior night on Oct. 19. With a chance to keep their season alive against Siena on Saturday with a win, the Jaspers had their worst loss of the season, 4-0.


Men’s Soccer

The men’s soccer team (1-11-2) also went 0-2 on the week. Manhattan had its worst loss of the year, a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Marist, then lost 1-0 to Siena on Saturday.

Women’s Basketball

The Jaspers were voted to finish in a tie for seventh place in the MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Junior Amani Tatum was named to the All-MAAC First Team after averaging 11.9 points per game and 3.3 steals per game in 2015-2016, a mark good enough for fifth in the NCAA.

Men’s Basketball

Manhattan was picked to finish sixth in the MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Senior Rich Williams was voted onto the All-MAAC Second Team coming off an impressive 2015-2016 campaign where he averaged 14.8 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.


The Jaspers defeated Marywood University this past Saturday. The women won by a score of 94-81 and the men’s squad won 97-70. The Jaspers next meet is Satuday at home against Saint Peter’s University.


Manhattan finished play at the Lehigh Invitational in 12th place out of 12 teams.