The Differences Between the Women’s and Men’s Rowing Teams Explained

The Manhattan College Women’s Division 1 Rowing Team on the water in November 2021. @MANHATTANROWING/ COURTESY By Jilleen Barrett and Kelly Cwik, Managing Editor/Features Editor & Staff Writer The Manhattan College rowing program is not just categorized by different genders – the teams are also housed under completely different departments at the college. While both teams have common experience, there is one uncommon factor: the … Continue reading The Differences Between the Women’s and Men’s Rowing Teams Explained

Women’s Rowing Making Strides as Fall Season Comes to a Close

by Adrianne Hutto, Asst. Production Editor The women’s rowing team is making strides this spring as sports teams begin to see a return to normalcy. With the MAAC on the horizon and a fresh group of walk-ons, the women’s rowing team is having an exciting season. Manhattan earned a personal best at The Head of the Charles race, securing the 12th spot and automatic qualification … Continue reading Women’s Rowing Making Strides as Fall Season Comes to a Close

MAAC 40th Anniversary Salute to Manhattan Women’s Rowing

by Pete Janny & Colleen E. McNamara, Sports Editor & Managing Editor & Staff Writer The Manhattan College women’s rowing team is one of five teams on campus who have had to find ways to stay active in light of having their fall season cancelled due to the coronavirus. For a team that has improved each year since gaining varsity status in 2015, how they handle … Continue reading MAAC 40th Anniversary Salute to Manhattan Women’s Rowing

Women’s Rowing Reflects On Rewarding Fall Season

by Pete Janny, Asst. Editor In only the program’s third year since inception, the fledgling Manhattan College women’s rowing team are fresh off their most promising fall campaign to date. The fall schedule featured a number of competitive races that tested the physical and mental toughness of the Manhattan rowers. The response from the Manhattan rowers was sensational with their efforts yielding a few memorable highlights in … Continue reading Women’s Rowing Reflects On Rewarding Fall Season

Fall 2018 Sports Recap

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

Kate Sexton and Elyse Holmes: Two Rowers Who are Keeping Up with the Times

by Nicole Rodriguez & Maria Thomas, Staff Writers Modern developments in the technology world have revolutionized sports, and women’s rowing at Manhattan College is no exception. The Quadrangle spoke to Junior Kate Sexton and Freshman Elyse Holmes to determine just how much influence technology has had on rowing. The Quadrangle: When did you start rowing? Elyse Holmes: I started rowing my freshman year of high school. Kate … Continue reading Kate Sexton and Elyse Holmes: Two Rowers Who are Keeping Up with the Times

Shannon Forty: Member of the 2017-2018 All-MAAC Second Team

by KATIE HENEGHAN & C. GARRETT KEIDEL Staff Writer &  Asst. Sports Editor Shannon Forty is a junior Biology major on the Manhattan College Rowing team, from Westford, Massachusetts. At the end of the spring semester, Forty was named to the All-MAAC Second Team, becoming the first from the Division I rowing program’s three-year history to receive any All-MAAC honors. The Quadrangle: How did you get into sports? … Continue reading Shannon Forty: Member of the 2017-2018 All-MAAC Second Team

Summer Break Sports Recap: New Coaches, Alumni Success and More

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

Born and Bred in the Bronx: Meet Freshman Rower Tatiyana Benitez

Tatiyana Benitez, a freshman on the women’s rowing team, talked about how growing up in the Bronx shaped her into the athlete she is today. The Quadrangle: What was it like growing up in the Bronx? Tatiyana Benitez: “Growing up in the Bronx, you are very cultured. Anywhere you go there is always someone outside, there are always people playing music, there are always people … Continue reading Born and Bred in the Bronx: Meet Freshman Rower Tatiyana Benitez