2020 Schedule Preview: Manhattan Jaspers

(Photo Courtesy of Manhattan Athletics)

The Manhattan Jaspers are the 18th DI team to announce their 2020 schedule. The Jaspers come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 6-8 overall and 2-5 in the MAAC, missing the MAAC tournament. 

2020 Schedule

Date Home Team Road Team Notes
2/7 Navy Manhattan
2/15 Manhattan VMI
2/22 Wagner Manhattan
2/29 Manhattan Bryant
3/3 Hartford Manhattan
3/7 NJIT Manhattan
3/14 Canisius Manhattan
3/17 Hofstra Manhattan
3/21 Manhattan Detroit Mercy MAAC
3/27 Manhattan Monmouth MAAC
4/4 St. Bonaventure Manhattan MAAC
4/11 Manhattan Siena MAAC
4/18 Marist Manhattan MAAC
4/24 Quinnipiac Manhattan MAAC

Key Games

2/15 vs VMI

Having met thirteen times in history and six this past decade, VMI edged Manhattan with an 11-10 victory last season. The Keydets went on a 5-1 run in the fourth to secure the comeback win. The Jaspers will be looking to get back in the win column against the Keydets this season. 

2/22 @ Wagner

The Jaspers lead the all-time series against the Seahawks 9-2, but the two have split each of their past four meetings, including a triple-overtime win for Manhattan in 2017. Last season, Manhattan edged Wagner 11-10 in a season-opening victory. 

3/14 @ Canisius 

One of the Jaspers’ two MAAC wins last season- and since 2016- came against the Canisius Golden Griffins in a 7-6 upset victory. Manhattan will be looking to take down the Golden Griffins once again this season. Canisius leads the all-time series 15-2 with Manhattan’s only two wins coming in 2019 and 2001. 

4/4 @ St. Bonaventure 

Manhattan’s first MAAC win last season- and since 2016- came against the first-year Bonnies, winning 15-12. This contest will likely be Manhattan’s easiest conference game again this season with St. Bonaventure just in their second year as a program.

 

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