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Manhattan College Adds New Coaches to Their Roster

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor The Manhattan College Athletic Department faced coaching turnover and additions in nine of their Division I sports, which will affect six men’s teams and five women’s teams for the 2022-2023 season.  “I think turnover is like a rejuvenation. I always think when there’s a vacancy, there’s an opportunity to grow and change,” said Marianne Reilly, director of intercollegiate athletics at … Continue reading Manhattan College Adds New Coaches to Their Roster

Jasper Softball Recognizes Teammate’s Brother During Brain Injury Awareness Month

By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor On March 20, the Manhattan College women’s softball team recognized teammate Jessie Rising’s older brother, Michael Rising, during a pregame ceremony to show solidarity during brain injury awareness month. Michael threw the ceremonial first pitch to Jessie before the first of two games against the Wagner Seahawks.  Head coach Cat Clifford came up with the idea and wanted to … Continue reading Jasper Softball Recognizes Teammate’s Brother During Brain Injury Awareness Month

Jaspers Recognized for 2021 MAAC Softball Championship

By John O’Connor, Contributor The Jasper women’s softball team made history last spring by winning the MAAC championship for the first time since 1999. After a 6-3 win over the no. 2 seed, Canisius College, the Jaspers finished their regular season with a winning record of 22-14.  The Jaspers advanced to the NCAA softball championship, where they were defeated by the sixth seed, University of … Continue reading Jaspers Recognized for 2021 MAAC Softball Championship

Manhattan Puts an End to Losing Streak with Win Against Canisius

by Caroline McCarthy & Victor Franco, Sports Editor & Staff Writer Manhattan College rallied to end their four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win against Canisius on Wednesday.  With an almost complete starting roster turnover, the Jaspers have described this season as a time to focus on rebuilding the program. Returning Manhattan players faced the obstacle of playing with three entirely different teams in a … Continue reading Manhattan Puts an End to Losing Streak with Win Against Canisius

Cross Country Team Remains Positive After Season Cancellation

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