Gunnar Studenhofft Is Ready for the Pressure of MAAC Play 

By Maddie Mulkigian, Asst. Sports Editor  With its challenging non-conference schedule out of the way, the Manhattan Men’s Soccer team is ready to face its toughest opponents in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). At the front of their starting line and ahead on the scoring leaderboard, Gunnar Studenhofft is about to face his toughest challenge yet: ten games in a row in a grueling … Continue reading Gunnar Studenhofft Is Ready for the Pressure of MAAC Play 

8,933 Miles from Home: The Jaspers from New Zealand

By Brooke DellaRocco, Staff Writer The men’s soccer team is stoked to welcome four players from New Zealand for the 2022 season. These international players have traveled 8,933 miles away from home to play for Manhattan College. Harry Bark, Henry Hamilton, Liam Moore and Noah Boyce trained at the same soccer club, Wellington Phoenix Football Club in Wellington, New Zealand before deciding to pursue their … Continue reading 8,933 Miles from Home: The Jaspers from New Zealand

MC Soccer Alum Founds Non-Profit: The Beestera Foundation

By, Lauren Raziano, Web Editor/Asst. Sports Editor Jasper soccer alum Josh Binfield ’16, recently created his own nonprofit organization, the Beestera Foundation, focused on serving youth athletes in underserved communities. Binfield has been teaching and coaching in underserved communities for the past eight years and recognized the gap of funding and accessibility in sports. “The pay-to-play model in the US has contributed to a lack … Continue reading MC Soccer Alum Founds Non-Profit: The Beestera Foundation

Men’s Soccer Ends Season With A 3-1 Loss to Marist

by Victor Franco, Staff Writer The Men’s Soccer team ended their season in an unexpected playoff match against Marist, the first seed in the conference, on Nov. 2. The Jaspers lost 3-1 to make their final MAAC record 4-5-1 and overall season record 6-9-2. The team knew Marist would be a tough opponent, so the objective was to give their all on the field. “It … Continue reading Men’s Soccer Ends Season With A 3-1 Loss to Marist

Double-Edged Sword: Jaspers Struggling to Adapt to COVID-Altered Officiating, Without Sacrificing Emotion and Intensity 

by Josh Sawyer, Contributor Frustration, confusion and head-scratching penalties. Any and all of these can be used to describe the Manhattan College men’s soccer season as the team enters the final stretch of the 2021 campaign. In a season defined by challenges, coach Jorden Scott and his team are dealing with yet another obstacle related to COVID. One no one could have predicted. “There’s a … Continue reading Double-Edged Sword: Jaspers Struggling to Adapt to COVID-Altered Officiating, Without Sacrificing Emotion and Intensity 

Men’s Soccer Sends Off Seniors Thomas Hitchins and Simon Busch

by Isaiah Rosario, Staff Writer Oct. 23rd was a picture-perfect day for the Manhattan College men’s soccer program. Before Manhattan played St. Peter’s University on the beautiful fall afternoon, seniors Thomas Hitchins and Simon Busch were honored for their careers here at Manhattan.  The Jaspers stood victorious against Saint Peter’s with a score of 3-0, with goals by Johan Velez (3), Dorian Bounab (1) and … Continue reading Men’s Soccer Sends Off Seniors Thomas Hitchins and Simon Busch

Harry Bark Travels Across the World to Play for MC

By, Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor Men’s Soccer’s newest left-back Harry Bark went on a blind date with Manhattan College, traveling almost 9,000 miles from home to a school he had only ever toured virtually, in a city he had never seen anything like before. His beach-town home of Auckland, New Zealand may be a far cry from the bright lights of New York City, but … Continue reading Harry Bark Travels Across the World to Play for MC

Manhattan Suffers Setback to LIU

By, Pete Janny, Sports Editor The Manhattan men’s soccer team had a setback against the LIU Sharks by suffering a 4-0 loss at Gaelic Park last Tuesday. With the result, the Jaspers closed out non-conference play on a bad note and now sit with a record of 2-3-1. The Jaspers looked uneven early on and could never quite recover after falling behind 2-0 in the … Continue reading Manhattan Suffers Setback to LIU

Jasper Alum Francois Dulysse Signs with Professional Soccer Team

By, Jilleen Barrett & Isaiah Rosario, A&E/Managing Editor & Staff Writer Manhattan College alumni Francois Dulysse signed a professional contract with USL League One League team New England Revolution II, and was later drafted by New England Revolution, making him 51st overall in the 2021 MLS Super Draft. On April 10, Dulysse made his professional debut with the Revolution before he graduated from college in … Continue reading Jasper Alum Francois Dulysse Signs with Professional Soccer Team