Will the Real Lady Jaspers Stand up?

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor & Managing Editor Manhattan 77, Quinnipiac 62 Rider 55, Manhattan 50 This is the sprint to the finish. The MAAC tournament is three weeks away and fifth-place Manhattan is looking to lock down a top-five seed to get a bye for the first round. The Jaspers returned to Draddy this past week for two games after suffering a 74-53 loss at … Continue reading Will the Real Lady Jaspers Stand up?

Rookie Emily LaPointe Discusses Her Success and Hopes for Her Team

by Katie Heneghan, Web Editor  Emily LaPointe has demonstrated excellent talent in her rookie season for the women’s basketball team, being honored by the MAAC as Rookie of the Week five times. LaPointe, a Staten Island native, attributes much of her success to her coaching staff and teammates. The Quadrangle: How long have you been playing basketball for? Emily LaPointe:  I started playing in second grade. … Continue reading Rookie Emily LaPointe Discusses Her Success and Hopes for Her Team

Women’s Basketball Comes up Short in Loss to Marist

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor WB: Marist 71, Manhattan 66 The Manhattan women’s basketball team (7-9, 4-3 MAAC) hoped to follow up their 30-point drubbing of Siena on the road last Thursday with another win when the Marist Red Foxes (12-3, 5-1 MAAC) came to Draddy on Saturday afternoon. This matchup with the Red Foxes was an opportunity for Manhattan to avenge last season’s season-ending 65-51 … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Comes up Short in Loss to Marist

LaPointe’s Career-High 25 Points Leads Manhattan Past Canisius

by PETE JANNY, Sports & Managing Editor The new year has brought new opportunity for a Manhattan College women’s basketball program (4-7, 1-1 MAAC) that is hoping to make some noise this coming March at the MAAC tournament in Atlantic City. Having lost the last two years in the quarterfinals of the tournament, Manhattan hopes to prove that their pre-season projection of fourth this year was not … Continue reading LaPointe’s Career-High 25 Points Leads Manhattan Past Canisius

Manhattan Offense Explodes Against Army in Lopsided Win

by PETE JANNY, Sports & Managing Editor  The Manhattan College women’s basketball team (3-5) entered Friday night’s meeting with Army (3-7) looking to bounce back after a disappointing performance last week in a 51-45 loss to Fordham. This game provided Manhattan one last opportunity to fine-tune their game with the team’s MAAC opener set for Tuesday night at Monmouth.  Manhattan was clearly not bothered by the adversity … Continue reading Manhattan Offense Explodes Against Army in Lopsided Win

Season Highlights and Honors on the Hardcourt

The Manhattan College basketball teams have put on a show this season. Both the men and women programs have religiously won at home, while individual players have worn the Jasper jersey with pride and excellence. Their accomplishments as a team and as individuals are listed below. 1,000 Point Club Seniors Kayla Grimme, Amani Tatum and Rich Williams mounted career highlights this season, as each player … Continue reading Season Highlights and Honors on the Hardcourt

Disappointing Season Comes to an end for Jaspers

The Manhattan College Jaspers enjoyed the biggest win turnaround in the NCAA in the 2015-2016 season. After going 3-27 in the 2014-2015 season, the Jaspers won 15 games last year. Looking to build on the success of the 2016 campaign, the Jaspers hired head coach Heather Vulin for the 2016-2017 season. But Manhattan’s improvement hit a bump in the road in Vulin’s first season, as … Continue reading Disappointing Season Comes to an end for Jaspers

Jaspers Start Season 2-0 for First Time Since 2002

By John Jackson Staff Writer Coming off a thrilling 60-56 victory against Holy Cross, Manhattan looked to make it two and a row to start the 2016-2017 season. That is something the team has not accomplished since the 2002-2003 season when the Jaspers won the MAAC Championship. They did just that Tuesday night against the Yale Bulldogs as they beat them 63-57. This was win No. … Continue reading Jaspers Start Season 2-0 for First Time Since 2002

Jaspers Win First Home Opener since 2012

By Angela Quadrini, Staff Writer The Manhattan College Women’s basketball team opened its season last night against Holy Cross. With new head coach Heather Vulin behind them, the Jaspers defeated the Crusaders 60- 56. Holy Cross led the Jaspers in the first quarter 21-14. For the remaining three quarters, the Jaspers were able to hold a steady lead until Holy Cross tied the game 56-56 with … Continue reading Jaspers Win First Home Opener since 2012