Reina Callahan Brings Japanese Techniques to Manhattan

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Asst. Sports Editor Soccer has always surrounded junior Reina Callahan’s life.  “Our dad wanted us to play soccer when we were young because he was a soccer player,” said Callahan. “He kind of pushed that on us.” Michael Callahan, her father, played soccer at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont, while her brothers Yuji and Junta also played collegiately. Yuji played soccer at … Continue reading Reina Callahan Brings Japanese Techniques to Manhattan

Jasper Women’s Soccer Kicks Off Fall Season

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Asst. Sports Editor Manhattan College students cheer in the stands of Gaelic Park as the buzzer goes off and the scoreboard reads a Jaspers win for women’s soccer.  MC’s women’s soccer season kicks off with seven new players and a new assistant coach Kelly Conheeney.  The Jaspers have a .500 record with two wins and two losses and one tie. They are … Continue reading Jasper Women’s Soccer Kicks Off Fall Season

Sydney Harwood Nominated for NCAA Senior CLASS Award

by Karen Flores, Staff Writer Manhattan College’s Sydney Harwood has been selected as one of 10 NCAA women’s soccer finalists for the 2021 Senior CLASS award. The Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) award aims to recognize and celebrate NCAA Division I senior student athletes that have attributes in four categories: community, classroom, character and competition. The award winners are chosen … Continue reading Sydney Harwood Nominated for NCAA Senior CLASS Award

Sami and Emily Derrico Take Manhattan Sports By Storm

by Kyla Guilfoil, Asst. News Editor Freshman Emily Derrico and sophomore Sami Derrico did not plan on coming to college together. But after a year at the University of Connecticut, Sami decided to transfer and join her younger sister, Emily, at Manhattan College. Both exercise science majors, the New Jersey natives have started training as athletes on two of Manhattan’s women’s sports teams. For Emily, … Continue reading Sami and Emily Derrico Take Manhattan Sports By Storm

Women’s Soccer Beats Delaware State in Final MAAC Tune-Up

By, Pete Janny, Sports Editor Non-conference play in college sports is by no means like the preseason for professional soccer from a competitive standpoint. There might be the basic commonality or two of trying to see how minutes should be distributed, or the need to get the new players acclimated to the system. But the dividing point between the two is that what happens in … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Beats Delaware State in Final MAAC Tune-Up

Women’s Soccer Suffers Heartbreak to Fordham

By, Pete Janny, Sports Editor The Battle of the Bronx did not end the way the Manhattan women’s soccer team wanted it to as they suffered a 2-1 loss in extra time. Nonetheless, the fans in attendance got to see 100 minutes of action between the rival squads. It all started with 10 minutes left in the second half when the game shifted in favor … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Suffers Heartbreak to Fordham

COVID Season Ends in Heartbreak for Women’s Soccer

by, Pete Janny, Sports Editor Friday’s quarterfinals matchup against Rider had been a long time coming for Manhattan women’s soccer. It was their biggest game since 2017, but not under regular circumstances. Instead of their usual Fall slate of games, they had to adjust to playing competitive games in the spring thanks to the pandemic. The thrill of championship soccer was in the air in … Continue reading COVID Season Ends in Heartbreak for Women’s Soccer

Manhattan Soccer Officially Returns

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor last time either of the Manhattan soccer teams took the field was in fall 2019. To put that long wait in perspective, we have seen the start of COVID-19, Kobe Bryant’s death, Joe Biden becoming the 46th President of the United States and Jose Altuve’s walk-off homerun against the Yankees in Game 7 of the 2019 ALCS since Manhattan soccer … Continue reading Manhattan Soccer Officially Returns

Women’s Soccer Blanks Saint Peter’s in Season Finale

MANHATTAN: 2, SAINT PETER’S: 0   by PETE JANNY, Asst. Sports Editor When the Manhattan College women’s soccer team (4-11-2, 3-5-2 MAAC) took the field last Wednesday night against Saint Peter’s (3-13-1, 1-8-1 MAAC), the only thing that mattered was finishing the season off on a good note. Before the game even started, Manhattan was forced to accept the reality that for the second straight year they were … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Blanks Saint Peter’s in Season Finale