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

The Lady Jaspers Return to the Court Tonight Providing a Dose of Normalcy for Manhattan Basketball

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor & Managing Editor It all started with a false start; and later it became a false positive. That’s the best way to describe the whirlwind day the Manhattan women’s basketball team had on Thanksgiving Eve. The day started out with an abundance of hope and promise but later ended with the Lady Jaspers being sent into quarantine after the discovery … Continue reading The Lady Jaspers Return to the Court Tonight Providing a Dose of Normalcy for Manhattan Basketball

The Perils of the NCAA Tournament

On March 20, 2014, the Manhattan College men’s basketball team stood on the hardwood floor of the Amway Center in Orlando. Some players cried, others lowered their heads. The Jaspers had just been defeated 71-64 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament by the Louisville Cardinals. A year later, the Jaspers once again reached the NCAA Tournament, but suffered the same fate. A quick … Continue reading The Perils of the NCAA Tournament

Manhattan College Basketball Athletes to Receive Additional Benefits in 2016

Manhattan College will allow its men and women basketball student-athletes to receive the full cost of attendance starting in 2016. The decision, enabled by a federal lawsuit ruling against the NCAA, is estimated to be a 3 percent increase on basketball funding. Ed O’Bannon, a former UCLA men’s basketball player, sued the NCAA in an antitrust class-action lawsuit for using his name, image and likeness … Continue reading Manhattan College Basketball Athletes to Receive Additional Benefits in 2016