The Perils of the NCAA Tournament

On March 20, 2014, the Manhattan College men’s basketball team stood on the hardwood floor of the Amway Center in Orlando. Some players cried, others lowered their heads. The Jaspers had just been defeated 71-64 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament by the Louisville Cardinals. A year later, the Jaspers once again reached the NCAA Tournament, but suffered the same fate. A quick … Continue reading The Perils of the NCAA Tournament

This Week in Sports

  Volleyball 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. … Continue reading This Week in Sports

Jaspers Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll

The Manhattan College Jaspers enter the 2016-2017 college basketball season with tame expectations. At least that’s what the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches think. On Oct. 18, the Jaspers were chosen by the 11 head coaches to finish sixth in the MAAC Preseason Poll. But while the Jaspers seem to be an afterthought in the MAAC, head coach Steve Masiello has his sights set on … Continue reading Jaspers Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll

Dolan up for the Challenge as New Strength and Conditioning Coach

The position of strength and conditioning head coach at Manhattan College has existed for a little over a year. In that span of time, the position has seen a change in leadership, as Jonathan Larsson, who was hired as the first strength and conditioning coach on Aug. 25, 2015, has been replaced by Patrick Dolan. Dolan, comes from Santa Clara University, where he served as … Continue reading Dolan up for the Challenge as New Strength and Conditioning Coach

This Week in Sports

Volleyball 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 … Continue reading This Week in Sports

This Week in Sports

Volleyball 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 … Continue reading This Week in Sports

Equestrian Coming to Manhattan?

The Office of Student Engagement at Manhattan College has received several requests in the past from students looking to start clubs and activities on campus. John Bennett, the director of student engagement, recalls instances where students have wanted to start hockey and quidditch teams. But an idea that had never come across the office, just did. Sophomores Brynn Buonanno and Ariella Omar contacted Bennett about … Continue reading Equestrian Coming to Manhattan?

Jaspers Talk: Marianne Reilly

Marianne Reilly has started off her tenure as Manhattan College’s athletic director by making significant moves. Reilly remained busy during the summer, hiring coaches and meeting with student-athletes and staff in preparation for the start of the academic year. The Quadrangle sat down with Reilly for an interview. Below are some of the highlights. The Quadrangle: It was a busy summer. Did you go into … Continue reading Jaspers Talk: Marianne Reilly