McGuinness Makes Manhattan History

In her senior year at Manhattan College, Malia McGuinness has certainly made her mark on the women’s volleyball program. During the team’s match at Ryder on Oct. 4, McGuinness recorded her 1,000th career dig, securing her spot as only the fifth Jasper to record 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs. She had previously recorded her 1,000th career kill during the match at Fairfield on … Continue reading McGuinness Makes Manhattan History

Jaspers Beat Iona on the Road for First Time Since 2006

It had been eight years since the Manhattan College volleyball team last defeated the Iona Gaels at the Hynes Athletic Center in New Rochelle, but that changed on Saturday after Manhattan emerged victorious in five sets over the Gaels. Here are a few statistical highlights of what Manhattan’s win over Iona means. Snapping an Eight-year Losing Streak Manhattan had not beaten Iona on the road … Continue reading Jaspers Beat Iona on the Road for First Time Since 2006

Gray Has Career Performance in a Jasper Victory

On a day where setter Jade Gray had the best performance of her collegiate career, it was only fitting that the match ended with a kill from her part to give the Jaspers a four set victory at home against the Niagara Purple Eagles—24-26, 25-22, 25-11, 25-17. “I think I definitely had a big role that I had to fill the shoes of,” Gray said … Continue reading Gray Has Career Performance in a Jasper Victory

From Coast to Coast

It is common in college sports for schools to recruit local athletes. Not only does it make sense financially, since some colleges are not always able to afford sending their coaches on scouting trips across the country, but also, there is something special about getting a star, local athlete to play in his or her hometown. This practice has translated onto most of the 19 … Continue reading From Coast to Coast

Jaspers Get Swept at Delaware Invitational

What a difference a week makes. After the Terrier Invitational on Sept. 6, the Manhattan volleyball team was flying high with a record of 6-1. Fast-forward one week, and three defeats have been added to the loss column. The Jaspers (6-4), playing against the toughest competition they’ve seen all season long, dropped all three matches at the Delaware Invitational. Over the span of the three … Continue reading Jaspers Get Swept at Delaware Invitational

Jaspers Win Home Opener in Straight Sets

BY DANIEL YNFANTE AND SHANELL GARCIA It is good to be home. Playing in front of its home crowd for the first time in the season propelled the Manhattan College volleyball team (4-0), who cruised past the Hartford Hawks (1-3) in three sets (25-15, 25-13, 28-26). Head Coach Mark Jones revealed that playing at home served as added confidence for the team and gave them … Continue reading Jaspers Win Home Opener in Straight Sets

Jaspers Split Weekend Series

The Manhattan College Jaspers volleyball team concluded their four game homestand by splitting their weekend series against the St.Peter’s Peacocks and Rider Broncs. The Jaspers defeated the Peacocks on Saturday afternoon, but lost to Rider on Sunday, leaving them with a 14-8 record, and an 8-2 record in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference games. In Saturday’s win against the Peacocks – 25-14, 25-17, 25-21 – the … Continue reading Jaspers Split Weekend Series