Early Prominence: Jaspers Lacrosse’s Young Program Contains a Rich History

By Andrew Mannion, Staff Writer Building up a lacrosse program in the NCAA is no simple feat, especially at the Division I level. Manhattan lacrosse has used each year of its time going from a team that joined Division I not even a quarter century ago, to the team that is now at the top of the MAAC.  The team started in 1877, when Manhattan … Continue reading Early Prominence: Jaspers Lacrosse’s Young Program Contains a Rich History

Jaspers Lacrosse 2022 MAAC Championship Marks a Big Turnaround For the Program

By Andrew Mannion, Staff Writer Everything can change over seven years. In the years between 2015 and today, the Manhattan College men’s lacrosse team went from six straight losing seasons to winning the 2022 MAAC championship. Seven years ago, Manhattan hired Drew Kelleher and John Odierna to be the head coach and assistant coach of the men’s lacrosse team respectively, replacing former Jaspers head coach, … Continue reading Jaspers Lacrosse 2022 MAAC Championship Marks a Big Turnaround For the Program

Grace Lipponer ’22 and Meghan Rodino ’22 to Wrap Up Final Lacrosse Season

By Nicole Rodriguez & Jilleen Barrett, Senior Writer & Managing Editor/Features Editor  The Manhattan College’s Women’s lacrosse team has had a season full of strong wins and challenging competitors.  As the team anticipates a strong finish at their last regular season game Sunday, April 24 against Niagara University, senior captains Grace Lipponer and Meghan Rodino are set to wrap up their final season.  Head coach … Continue reading Grace Lipponer ’22 and Meghan Rodino ’22 to Wrap Up Final Lacrosse Season

Manhattan Men’s Lacrosse Prepares for Their Revenge Season 

By Maddie Mulkigian, Contributor May 8, 2021, is a day that is ingrained in every mind of the members of the Manhattan College men’s lacrosse team. The devastating loss to Monmouth University in the MAAC Championship has built a chip on each team member’s shoulder as they prepare for the 2022 season.  After eight months of rebuilding and overcoming the loss from last year, the … Continue reading Manhattan Men’s Lacrosse Prepares for Their Revenge Season 

Jaspers Talk: Molly Fitzpatrick

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Assistant Editor Molly Fitzpatrick, attacker on the lacrosse team has completed her first season at Manhattan College. The freshman played in all but one game this year, and placed fourth on the team in points with 28. Before Manhattan, she was a four-year varsity starter as an attacker at Lakeland High School in Yorktown Heights, New York. She was named Varsity player of … Continue reading Jaspers Talk: Molly Fitzpatrick

JASPERS Sports Recap

Men’s Lacrosse Manhattan earned its first win of the season on April 16 after a rousing 11-10 overtime victory over Marist. Nick Strano scored his third goal of the game just 21 seconds into overtime to get the win for Manhattan. The Jaspers improved to 3-10 overall and 1-3 in the MAAC. Strano and Parker Giarratana led the team with three and four goals respectively. … Continue reading JASPERS Sports Recap

Freshman Phenom, Parker Giarratana Continues to Contribute for the Men’s Lacrosse Team

by ANGELA QUADRINI, Contributor When Drew Kelleher was hired as head coach of the men’s lacrosse team at Manhattan College in 2015, the program acquired more than a coach. Kelleher, then an assistant at Boston University, recruited attackman Parker Giarratana to Boston. The Florida native was set to go to Boston, until Kelleher got the job as head coach at Manhattan. Kelleher saw potential in Giarratana … Continue reading Freshman Phenom, Parker Giarratana Continues to Contribute for the Men’s Lacrosse Team

Promising Start for the Jaspers Fueled by the Bond Shared Between the Tight Knit Team

by Angela Quadrini, Guest Writer The Manhattan College Women’s Lacrosse team came into this 2016 season with their minds set on one thing, winning. Last season, its record was 4-13. This season the team has started off well with a current record of 2-3, winning half as many games last season just within the first five games. After many losses, the hunger for wins is as strong … Continue reading Promising Start for the Jaspers Fueled by the Bond Shared Between the Tight Knit Team

A Lasallian to the Core

Casey Silvestri embodies the Lasallian core values on and off the lacrosse field. More than a student-athlete; she is the president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, vice president for the accounting society and part of the L.O.V.E. board. “I don’t want student athletes to just do sports, there’s a lot for student athletes to branch out within the Lasallian community” Silvestri says. Silvestri is … Continue reading A Lasallian to the Core