Grace Lipponer ’22 and Meghan Rodino ’22 to Wrap Up Final Lacrosse Season

By Nicole Rodriguez & Jilleen Barrett, Senior Writer & Managing Editor/Features Editor  The Manhattan College’s Women’s lacrosse team has had a season full of strong wins and challenging competitors.  As the team anticipates a strong finish at their last regular season game Sunday, April 24 against Niagara University, senior captains Grace Lipponer and Meghan Rodino are set to wrap up their final season.  Head coach … Continue reading Grace Lipponer ’22 and Meghan Rodino ’22 to Wrap Up Final Lacrosse Season

Sami and Emily Derrico Take Manhattan Sports By Storm

by Kyla Guilfoil, Asst. News Editor Freshman Emily Derrico and sophomore Sami Derrico did not plan on coming to college together. But after a year at the University of Connecticut, Sami decided to transfer and join her younger sister, Emily, at Manhattan College. Both exercise science majors, the New Jersey natives have started training as athletes on two of Manhattan’s women’s sports teams. For Emily, … Continue reading Sami and Emily Derrico Take Manhattan Sports By Storm

Jaspers Talk: Molly Fitzpatrick

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Assistant Editor Molly Fitzpatrick, attacker on the lacrosse team has completed her first season at Manhattan College. The freshman played in all but one game this year, and placed fourth on the team in points with 28. Before Manhattan, she was a four-year varsity starter as an attacker at Lakeland High School in Yorktown Heights, New York. She was named Varsity player of … Continue reading Jaspers Talk: Molly Fitzpatrick

Jaspers Fall 13-8 to Fairfield, Finish MAAC Regular Season Winless

by Charles Lippolis, Staff Writer Wednesday afternoon marked the last game of the Manhattan women’s lacrosse season as they squared off against the Fairfield Stags. The game proved to hold strong through the first half, as after falling behind early, the Jaspers battled with the Stags to enter the half two goals behind at a score of 7-5. Manhattan’s attack was led by senior Kaitlyn Cunningham and … Continue reading Jaspers Fall 13-8 to Fairfield, Finish MAAC Regular Season Winless

Freshman Phenom, Parker Giarratana Continues to Contribute for the Men’s Lacrosse Team

by ANGELA QUADRINI, Contributor When Drew Kelleher was hired as head coach of the men’s lacrosse team at Manhattan College in 2015, the program acquired more than a coach. Kelleher, then an assistant at Boston University, recruited attackman Parker Giarratana to Boston. The Florida native was set to go to Boston, until Kelleher got the job as head coach at Manhattan. Kelleher saw potential in Giarratana … Continue reading Freshman Phenom, Parker Giarratana Continues to Contribute for the Men’s Lacrosse Team

Promising Start for the Jaspers Fueled by the Bond Shared Between the Tight Knit Team

by Angela Quadrini, Guest Writer The Manhattan College Women’s Lacrosse team came into this 2016 season with their minds set on one thing, winning. Last season, its record was 4-13. This season the team has started off well with a current record of 2-3, winning half as many games last season just within the first five games. After many losses, the hunger for wins is as strong … Continue reading Promising Start for the Jaspers Fueled by the Bond Shared Between the Tight Knit Team

A Lasallian to the Core

Casey Silvestri embodies the Lasallian core values on and off the lacrosse field. More than a student-athlete; she is the president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, vice president for the accounting society and part of the L.O.V.E. board. “I don’t want student athletes to just do sports, there’s a lot for student athletes to branch out within the Lasallian community” Silvestri says. Silvestri is … Continue reading A Lasallian to the Core

Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Finish Strong

BY: JACLYN MARR & ASHLEY SANCHEZ ASST. SPORTS EDITOR & GUEST WRITER Manhattan is currently 3-12 on the season and 1-6 versus MAAC opponents. The Jaspers just played their final home game of the season – a win against Niagara on April 19th – which they hope will give them momentum into the final three games of the season. Manhattan has been eliminated from conference … Continue reading Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Finish Strong