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Masiello Terminated Days Before Madness, Two Weeks Before Start of Season

Perez and Masiello embrace after defeating first-seed Iona in the final seconds last season. Gerald Rodriguez/COURTESY By, Caroline McCarthy, Managing Editor/Sports Editor Head basketball coach Stephen Masiello was fired from the Jaspers just 13 days before the start of their season, as announced on Tuesday, Oct. 25.  This would have been Masiello’s 12th season at Manhattan College, but now, days before Manhattan Madness, the school’s … Continue reading Masiello Terminated Days Before Madness, Two Weeks Before Start of Season

‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

Two-time captain Matthew Glassman’s athletic scholarship has been revoked without explanation. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor and Managing Editor Just after walking across the stage at the Manhattan College commencement ceremony, Jasper basketball player Matthew Glassman signed an agreement to renew his athletic scholarship for his graduate season.  But on July 14, Glassman posted an Instagram reel to announce this scholarship was wrongfully taken … Continue reading ‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

Manhattan College Opens Its Doors To Unvaccinated Coach

by Caroline McCarthy & Maddie Mulkigian, Sports Editor & Contributor Manhattan College volleyball coach Lora Sarich Egbert spends her mornings standing on the outskirts of Draddy Gymnasium, just beyond the entrance. From her perch, she shouts instructions through the doorway while her team practices on the court. Egbert, the team’s only coach, isn’t allowed to step foot inside. She is unvaccinated, four players said, prohibiting … Continue reading Manhattan College Opens Its Doors To Unvaccinated Coach