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Manhattan Jaspers and Lady Jaspers

Manhattan Jaspers
University Manhattan College
Conference Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Noah D. LeFevre
Location Riverdale, NY
Varsity teams 19
Basketball arena Draddy Gymnasium
Baseball stadium Van Cortlandt Park
Nickname Jaspers
Fight song Onward, Onward Manhattan Jaspers!
Colors
     Kelly Green       White
Website .com.gojasperswww

The Manhattan Jaspers are composed of 19 teams representing Manhattan College in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, and track and field. Men's sports include baseball and golf. Women's sports include volleyball, tennis, and softball. The Jaspers compete in the NCAA Division I and are members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.[1]

Teams

Men's Women's
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Crew
Crew Cross Country
Cross Country Lacrosse
Golf Soccer
Lacrosse Softball
Soccer Swimming
Swimming Tennis
Track and Field Track and Field
Volleyball

1973 NCAA title

Manhattan won the 1973 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships becoming the smallest school to win a Division I track title. Lead by 1972 Olympians Anthony Colon of Puerto Rico and Michael Keogh of Ireland, the Jaspers won the title with 18 points and a 6 point margin.[2]

Rivalries

Manhattan has long maintained rivalries with several local, and MAAC Conference opponents. The Jaspers' most notable rivals are the Fordham University Rams, whom they compete in the "Battle of the Bronx" with, and the Iona Gaels. The Jaspers also maintain a very strong rivalry with the Siena Saints.

References

  1. ^ "The Official Athletic Site of Manhattan College". gojaspers.com. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  2. ^ http://www.runnersworld.com/college-racing/manhattan-project?page=single

External links

  • Official website
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