Manhattan College Softball Gives the Fordham Rams a Hard Time

By Maddie Mulkigian, Contributor In the 16th matchup between Manhattan College’s and Fordham’s softball teams, the Jaspers exhibited the talent and grit that earned them the title as the champion of the MAAC conference in 2021.  After not scoring a single run in the 2021 Battle of The Bronx, the Jaspers held the Rams to one run up until the sixth inning. In the pouring … Continue reading Manhattan College Softball Gives the Fordham Rams a Hard Time

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

Jaspers Split Doubleheader Against Canisius as They Continue Homestand

By John Jackson, Staff Writer Manhattan’s softball team continued its eight-game home stand as it split its third doubleheader in a row against Canisius. The Jaspers’ bats went quiet in the first game, but exploded in the second game. They scored one run on six hits in game one and fell 3-1. In game two however, they scored 11 runs on nine hits and went on to … Continue reading Jaspers Split Doubleheader Against Canisius as They Continue Homestand

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

Manhattan’s Bats go Quiet in Doubleheader Split Against Sacred Heart

The last two games for Manhattan’s softball team were an offensive clinic, producing a combined 20 runs, including a seven-run rally in the last game against LIU Brooklyn on March 24. But Saturday was the complete opposite for the Jaspers, whose bats went quiet, in a split of a doubleheader against Sacred Heart. After dropping the first game in a 1-0 shutout, the Jaspers bounced … Continue reading Manhattan’s Bats go Quiet in Doubleheader Split Against Sacred Heart

Softball Concludes Long Road Trip, Record Now 9-7

As the Manhattan College softball team was practicing ahead of a six-game road trip in California from March 11 through March 13, it had one goal in mind: To win. The team was in the midst of a five-game winning streak to get some early-season motivation. The Jaspers won a double-header against Hartford at home on March 1 and had three-straight wins at the Hampton … Continue reading Softball Concludes Long Road Trip, Record Now 9-7

Jaspers Sweep Doubleheader Against Hartford In Home Opener

by JOHN JACKSON, Guest Writer The Manhattan College Softball team played at home for the first time this season, as it swept a doubleheader against the Hartford Hawks. The Jaspers scored a total of 14 runs, as they edged the Hawks 5-4 in game one and crushed them 9-2 in game two. Both games featured solid starting pitching, clutch relief pitching, and very timely hitting. Briana Matazinsky pointed … Continue reading Jaspers Sweep Doubleheader Against Hartford In Home Opener