Softball Looks Ahead to MAAC Tourney

By Ariel Pacheco, Staff Writer As the softball season nears its end, the team hopes to carry its strong showing throughout the season into the MAAC tournament. To this point, the team has an overall record of 24-12 with an 8-2 record in conference play. That puts the Jaspers in first place in the MAAC conference. “We’re doing a great job, we’re getting better each … Continue reading Softball Looks Ahead to MAAC Tourney

Softball’s Shutout Streak Reaches Four

There’s an old adage in baseball that says you can never have too much pitching. But what if you actually can? For Tom Pardalis, head coach of the Manhattan College softball team, too much pitching is a problem he is content with having. The Jaspers recorded their fourth consecutive shutout and fifth in the last six games after 8-0 and 5-0 wins against the Rider … Continue reading Softball’s Shutout Streak Reaches Four

Jaspers Split Doubleheader Against Canisius as They Continue Homestand

By John Jackson, Staff Writer Manhattan’s softball team continued its eight-game home stand as it split its third doubleheader in a row against Canisius. The Jaspers’ bats went quiet in the first game, but exploded in the second game. They scored one run on six hits in game one and fell 3-1. In game two however, they scored 11 runs on nine hits and went on to … Continue reading Jaspers Split Doubleheader Against Canisius as They Continue Homestand

JASPERS Sports Recap

Men’s Lacrosse Manhattan earned its first win of the season on April 16 after a rousing 11-10 overtime victory over Marist. Nick Strano scored his third goal of the game just 21 seconds into overtime to get the win for Manhattan. The Jaspers improved to 3-10 overall and 1-3 in the MAAC. Strano and Parker Giarratana led the team with three and four goals respectively. … Continue reading JASPERS Sports Recap

Manhattan’s Bats go Quiet in Doubleheader Split Against Sacred Heart

The last two games for Manhattan’s softball team were an offensive clinic, producing a combined 20 runs, including a seven-run rally in the last game against LIU Brooklyn on March 24. But Saturday was the complete opposite for the Jaspers, whose bats went quiet, in a split of a doubleheader against Sacred Heart. After dropping the first game in a 1-0 shutout, the Jaspers bounced … Continue reading Manhattan’s Bats go Quiet in Doubleheader Split Against Sacred Heart

Softball Concludes Long Road Trip, Record Now 9-7

As the Manhattan College softball team was practicing ahead of a six-game road trip in California from March 11 through March 13, it had one goal in mind: To win. The team was in the midst of a five-game winning streak to get some early-season motivation. The Jaspers won a double-header against Hartford at home on March 1 and had three-straight wins at the Hampton … Continue reading Softball Concludes Long Road Trip, Record Now 9-7

Jaspers Sweep Doubleheader Against Hartford In Home Opener

by JOHN JACKSON, Guest Writer The Manhattan College Softball team played at home for the first time this season, as it swept a doubleheader against the Hartford Hawks. The Jaspers scored a total of 14 runs, as they edged the Hawks 5-4 in game one and crushed them 9-2 in game two. Both games featured solid starting pitching, clutch relief pitching, and very timely hitting. Briana Matazinsky pointed … Continue reading Jaspers Sweep Doubleheader Against Hartford In Home Opener

Softball’s Ten-Game Home Stand Succeeded by Twelve-Game Road Trip

Conventional wisdom says there is nothing wrong with having a long home stand. But, it actually does have its downside. As is usually the case with these extended periods at home, a long road trip is attached to balance the schedule. For the Manhattan College softball team, after playing 10 consecutive games at Gaelic Park, a 12-game road trip is next on the slate. “We’re … Continue reading Softball’s Ten-Game Home Stand Succeeded by Twelve-Game Road Trip