by Pete Janny, Sports Editor Manhattan College cross country has returned to action and hopefully to stay. With last season’s brief cameo in the spring now in the rearview mirror, the cross country team is gradually settling back into the comforts of the fall season known for the foliage and the cozy temperatures it brings. The calendar for the men’s and women’s cross country teams … Continue reading Fall Cross Country Finally Restored
by Jilleen Barrett, Asst. A&E Editor The upcoming semester is certainly shaping up to be strange. What it means to be a college student in the United States has completely changed. Between remote classes, mask mandates, and social distancing, nothing is the same as it used to be, including for student-athletes. The Manhattan College Cross Country program was devastated to learn about the MAAC’s decision … Continue reading Cross Country Team Remains Positive After Season Cancellation
by Madalyn Johnson & Jessica McKenzie, Asst. A&E Editor & Staff Writer The Manhattan College Cross Country team closed off the final race of the XC season at the ECAC Cross Country Championships in one of the Bronx’s most acclaimed parks, Van Cortlandt. Two sophomores, as well as a senior and freshman runner on the men’s team, competed to top off the cross country season, … Continue reading The Manhattan College Cross Country Team Closes off the Season at Home
by JOHN JACKSON, Sports Editor Basketball Both teams kicked off their seasons with a Draddy Gymnasium double-header on Nov. 6. The women’s team took down LIU Brooklyn 61-46 while the men fell 62-56 to Elon. Since then, the women have been on a five-game losing streak; three of those game being decided by six or less points. The men picked up two wins in their … Continue reading Fall 2018 Sports Recap
by John Jackson Sports Editor The Manhattan College men’s and women’s cross country teams performed extremely well last season and are looking to pick up where they left off this season as well. The 2017 season saw the men finish first of five at the Fordham Fiasco race, second of seven at the Monmouth Invitational, 21st of 30 at the Paul Short Run, second of eight at … Continue reading Cross Country Teams Looking To Pick Up Where They Left Off Last Season
by JOHN JACKSON, Sports Editor A lot has happened around Manhattan College athletics since the Jaspers finished their finals to conclude the spring 2018 semester. Over the past few months, there have been teams that finished their 2018 seasons, teams that welcomed incoming student-athletes and coaches, former Jaspers continuing on their playing careers, preseason honors and polls released and a few sports with seasons that … Continue reading Summer Break Sports Recap: New Coaches, Alumni Success and More
By Alexa Schmidt, Staff Writer Freshman Gabby Fanning is a biology major, who is a also a member of the cross country team. Originally from from Cornwall, N.Y., Gabby seeks to succeed as a student-athlete. Although she may be injured at the moment, she does not let that hold her back. She has been training as much as possible, and expects to compete for the indoor … Continue reading Freshman Gabby Fanning Takes on Jaspers Cross Country
By RikkiLynn Shields, Editor Sophomore Lisa Fajardo of the Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field team plays a key roll in the success of the team, along with many of the other talented jaspers. Fajardo placed 15th overall at ECAC’s this past weekend, clocking in her 5k at 17:13.79. However, Fajardo does not attribute all of her success to her vigorous training– she also has … Continue reading Eating Healthy While Training All Year?: How Lisa Fajardo Does It!
By RikkiLynn Shields, Asst. Editor Kerri Gallagher, Manhattan College’s new cross country head coach has a long list of achievements and experiences. A professional runner herself, Gallagher came close to qualifying for the 2016 Olympics. Had she qualified, she would have been there with her coach’s, Matthew Centrowitz Sr., son, Matthew Centrowitz Jr., who won the Olympic gold medal in the 1500 meters. Gallagher is … Continue reading Gallagher Linked to Olympic Gold Medalist Centrowitz Jr.