A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

By Isaiah Rosario, Staff Writer Jaspers basketball has officially released its 2022-23 schedule. Despite the difficult finish to their last season with the men losing in the first round of the MAAC against Rider and the women’s tough loss in the championship game of the MAAC tournament against Fairfield, the Jaspers look for a fresh start this season.   Head women’s basketball Coach Heather Vulin gave … Continue reading A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

Jasper Courtney Warley Signs to Play Professional Basketball Overseas

By Maddie Mulkigian, Assistant Sports Editor  Manhattan College basketball alumni Courtney Warley has signed with Eurocup Women’s Sport Lisboa Benfica in Lisbon, Portugal. The five-time All-MAAC star picked up her life and moved overseas to follow the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play professional basketball.  Playing professionally was not something that was on Warley’s radar entering her collegiate career, but it became a very real possibility as … Continue reading Jasper Courtney Warley Signs to Play Professional Basketball Overseas

Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Vulin Has Contract Extended

By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing & Features Editor After six seasons with the Jaspers and an impressive winning streak at the 2022 MAAC Championships, Heather Vulin’s contract as head coach has been extended till 2028. Before taking on the role of head coach at Manhattan College, Vulin served as a recruiting coordinator at Virginia Tech, Villanova and Sacred Heart. Having always wanted to be a head … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Vulin Has Contract Extended

Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin and Allie Bassetti pictured with the 2021-22 team during their last year before they moved on to bigger opportunities. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor and Features Editor When the spring semester ended, the women’s basketball team bid a farewell to two of its own: Allie Bassetti and Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin. After years of encouraging the team to make moves on … Continue reading Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team Reflects on Its Road to the MAAC Championship

by Maddie Mulkigian, Contributor The Manhattan Women’s Basketball team’s trip to the MAAC Championship was years in the making. While the Jaspers’ championship run was cut short against Fairfield, the team made it clear that they will not be going anywhere.  “When we first came in, that wasn’t the goal. The goal was to be a solid team and to work our way up the … Continue reading Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team Reflects on Its Road to the MAAC Championship

Women’s Basketball Heartbreaking Loss in MAAC Championships

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor The Jaspers had a lot more than luck on their side in Atlantic City last week. In their first MAAC Championship appearance since 2003, the women’s basketball team did not claim the title, but still made history in a hard-fought 73-68 loss to first seed Fairfield.  “That’s what a championship game should look like,” said the Jaspers’ head coach Heather … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Heartbreaking Loss in MAAC Championships

Dee Dee Davis Earns All-MAAC Second Team Honors

By Maddie Johnson, Senior Writer Women’s basketball player Dee Dee Davis is killing it and showing no mercy on the court this year. Davis has blown-away the Jasper community through her consistent performances that lead the team to beat long-time rivals like Monmouth and Fordham University. After helping carry Manhattan to their win against Monmouth, Davis was named all-MAAC Second Team for scoring an average … Continue reading Dee Dee Davis Earns All-MAAC Second Team Honors

Player Profile: Senior Sini Mäkelä proves herself on and off the court

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor Sini Mäkelä is taking on her final season as a Jasper, after recently setting the record for the most games played in a Jasper uniform. Mäkelä is a guard for the Manhattan College women’s basketball team as well as a graduate student pursuing her MBA with a concentration in business analytics. Originally from Helsinki, Finland, Mäkelä traveled halfway around … Continue reading Player Profile: Senior Sini Mäkelä proves herself on and off the court

Emily LaPointe Balances Athletic and Career Goals 

By, Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Asst. Production Editor Emily LaPointe is making strides in both her athletic and professional career. Number 11 on the Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team, LaPointe not only manages her academic course load and being a Division I athlete, but also an internship to further her professional goals at Montefiore Hospital.  As a junior working towards her Bachelors of Science in Radiation Therapy, … Continue reading Emily LaPointe Balances Athletic and Career Goals