Jasper Courtney Warley Signs to Play Professional Basketball Overseas

By Maddie Mulkigian, Assistant Sports Editor  Manhattan College basketball alumni Courtney Warley has signed with Eurocup Women’s Sport Lisboa Benfica in Lisbon, Portugal. The five-time All-MAAC star picked up her life and moved overseas to follow the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play professional basketball.  Playing professionally was not something that was on Warley’s radar entering her collegiate career, but it became a very real possibility as … Continue reading Jasper Courtney Warley Signs to Play Professional Basketball Overseas

Women’s Basketball Heartbreaking Loss in MAAC Championships

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor The Jaspers had a lot more than luck on their side in Atlantic City last week. In their first MAAC Championship appearance since 2003, the women’s basketball team did not claim the title, but still made history in a hard-fought 73-68 loss to first seed Fairfield.  “That’s what a championship game should look like,” said the Jaspers’ head coach Heather … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Heartbreaking Loss in MAAC Championships

Dee Dee Davis Earns All-MAAC Second Team Honors

By Maddie Johnson, Senior Writer Women’s basketball player Dee Dee Davis is killing it and showing no mercy on the court this year. Davis has blown-away the Jasper community through her consistent performances that lead the team to beat long-time rivals like Monmouth and Fordham University. After helping carry Manhattan to their win against Monmouth, Davis was named all-MAAC Second Team for scoring an average … Continue reading Dee Dee Davis Earns All-MAAC Second Team Honors

Emily LaPointe Balances Athletic and Career Goals 

By, Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Asst. Production Editor Emily LaPointe is making strides in both her athletic and professional career. Number 11 on the Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team, LaPointe not only manages her academic course load and being a Division I athlete, but also an internship to further her professional goals at Montefiore Hospital.  As a junior working towards her Bachelors of Science in Radiation Therapy, … Continue reading Emily LaPointe Balances Athletic and Career Goals 

Player Profile: Senior Sini Mäkelä proves herself on and off the court

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor Sini Mäkelä is taking on her final season as a Jasper, after recently setting the record for the most games played in a Jasper uniform. Mäkelä is a guard for the Manhattan College women’s basketball team as well as a graduate student pursuing her MBA with a concentration in business analytics. Originally from Helsinki, Finland, Mäkelä traveled halfway around … Continue reading Player Profile: Senior Sini Mäkelä proves herself on and off the court

Women’s Basketball Wears Neon Pink for the Month of February

By Maddie Mulkigian, Contributor Manhattan College’s women’s basketball team will be honoring Coach Kay Yow and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund throughout the month of February through the Play4Kay initiative. The Jaspers will be wearing custom-made pink uniforms throughout the month to raise awareness about the foundation.  The Kay Yow Cancer Fund’s mission is to raise awareness and money for underserved women who are battling … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Wears Neon Pink for the Month of February

Women’s Basketball Team Achieves Four-Game Winning Streak

By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing/Features Editor The women’s basketball team is riding the high of a winning streak. The last four games were victorious for the Jaspers, who played Iona College, Monmouth College and two games against St. Peter’s University. They defeated Iona earlier this month as well, despite the expectation that the Gaels will win at the MAACs. Some key players in these matches were … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Team Achieves Four-Game Winning Streak

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