By Isaiah Rosario, Sports Editor
Manhattan men’s soccer closed out road MAAC play against Quinnipiac on Oct. 25. With little action in the first half, the score was tied 0-0 at the end of the half.
The scoring opened in the second half when Ziv Dahan passed the ball to Gunnar Studenhofft who scored in the lower left of the net in the 47th minute.
The 1-0 lead for the Jaspers did not last long as Quinnipiac scored goals in the 69th and 70th minute to go up 2-1.
The Jaspers defense stepped up to keep Quinnipiac at two goals as Henry Hamilton scored on a penalty and Studenhofft scored the game-winning goal for the Jaspers in the 82nd minute after a double assist from Tony Yeboah and Ayoub Boumelala. The final score was 3-2 in favor of our Jaspers.
“I am proud of the team’s resilience and determination to go on the road and come from behind to win,” head coach Jorden Scott said to GoJaspers. “We continue to show that we can win in different ways, which will prepare us for the next few weeks where the games only get bigger.”
The next game for the Jaspers is Nov. 1 against Iona at Gaelic Park.
The Lady Jaspers’ season came to a close on Wednesday with a tough matchup against Quinnipiac.
Quinnipiac got the scoring done early in the 21st minute as Emily Vloet recorded a goal from a deflection of a save.
In the 24th minute, Olivia McMaster and Sami Derrico were able to find Nicolette Caneda in the center of the field for a goal to tie the game up at one. The game remained tied at one until the 57th minute when Lily Schnieders of the Bobcats was able to find the net to put the Bobcats up one.
The Lady Jaspers would only be down 2-1 for about 24 minutes as Derrico recorded her second assist of the game to Arancha Antunes which got the game tied at two. The game ended in a tie at two. This game was a must-win for the Lady Jaspers to keep their season alive.
“Though we fell short of advancing, we couldn’t be prouder of how our team stepped up against the best team in our conference,” head coach Lawler said to GoJaspers. “It was a great performance and we are already looking forward to next year. It will be difficult without Kaitlyn and Izzy but they will always be with us!”