A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

By Isaiah Rosario, Staff Writer Jaspers basketball has officially released its 2022-23 schedule. Despite the difficult finish to their last season with the men losing in the first round of the MAAC against Rider and the women’s tough loss in the championship game of the MAAC tournament against Fairfield, the Jaspers look for a fresh start this season.   Head women’s basketball Coach Heather Vulin gave … Continue reading A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Vulin Has Contract Extended

By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing & Features Editor After six seasons with the Jaspers and an impressive winning streak at the 2022 MAAC Championships, Heather Vulin’s contract as head coach has been extended till 2028. Before taking on the role of head coach at Manhattan College, Vulin served as a recruiting coordinator at Virginia Tech, Villanova and Sacred Heart. Having always wanted to be a head … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Vulin Has Contract Extended

Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team Reflects on Its Road to the MAAC Championship

by Maddie Mulkigian, Contributor The Manhattan Women’s Basketball team’s trip to the MAAC Championship was years in the making. While the Jaspers’ championship run was cut short against Fairfield, the team made it clear that they will not be going anywhere.  “When we first came in, that wasn’t the goal. The goal was to be a solid team and to work our way up the … Continue reading Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team Reflects on Its Road to the MAAC Championship

Women’s Basketball Transfer Blagrove is Heating Up the Court

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Jade Blagrove has proved herself a critical player for the Manhattan College Women’s basketball team. A transfer student, Blagrove has claimed a spot on the starting lineup in the past five games, including  wins at the team’s two most recent games.  A native of Barendrecht, Netherlands, Blagrove first committed to play at the University of South Florida. After her freshman … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Transfer Blagrove is Heating Up the Court

Courtney Warley Named MAAC Player of the Week

by Anna Woods, Editor-in-Chief Recently, Lady Jasper Courtney Warley was named MAAC player of the week and made her 1,000th point. Warley is in her fifth year, currently pursuing an MBA.  During the ASun tournament at Disney’s Wide World of Sports, Warley scored her 1,000th point in her Manhattan career. She explained that reaching her 1,000th point was not her focus. “Coming here I wasn’t … Continue reading Courtney Warley Named MAAC Player of the Week

Catching up with Christina Katsamouri

by Madalyn Johnson, Web Editor Christina Katsamouri is playing an important role for the Lady Jaspers in her sophomore year after arriving in Riverdale from Thessaloniki, Greece. By choosing basketball, Katsamouri has followed in the footsteps of her mother, Katrina Petachti, who is a former professional basketball player. Katsamouri scored her first basket against Siena on January 16, 2020 in a season in which she … Continue reading Catching up with Christina Katsamouri

Ready or Not, Lady Jaspers Will be Thrown into Fray of MAAC Tournament

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor As it stands, the next time the Lady Jaspers will be playing games this season will be at the 2021 Hercules Tires MAAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to be played in Atlantic City from March 8 to March 13.  Manhattan’s uber successful regular season, in which they posted a 9-3 conference record, ended earlier than expected after a member … Continue reading Ready or Not, Lady Jaspers Will be Thrown into Fray of MAAC Tournament

Lady Jaspers Starting Lineup Gets Surprise Introduction Video

by Gabriella DePinho & Colleen McNamara, Senior Writer & Asst. Sports Editor Prior to the start of every basketball game in Draddy Gymnasium this season, both teams’ starting lineups are announced to empty stands sparsely decorated with cardboard cutouts of fans. While family and friends are able to watch games at home on ESPN+ or ESPN3, the women’s basketball team, like every other team, has … Continue reading Lady Jaspers Starting Lineup Gets Surprise Introduction Video

Catching up With Emma Bedeker

by Alexa Schmidt, A&E Editor Originally from Ottawa, Illinois, senior basketball player Emma Bedeker was surprised with a full scholarship for her last semester at Manhattan College. The Women’s Basketball team posted a video of the celebration of the news on their Instagram that soon went viral. While Bedeker has endured many injuries, she has dedicated herself to being a leader on and off the court. … Continue reading Catching up With Emma Bedeker