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Manhattan Set For Midweek Tilt At Delaware

Courtesy: Manhattan Athletic Department
Release: 03/06/2017
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Newark, DE – 
Manhattan (2-3) resumes play at Delaware (4-2) on Tuesday, March 7 at 3:00 pm.


WATCH
There will be a free stream through the Blue Hens’ website, which can be accessed by clicking HERE.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN
Manhattan has won four of its last six road games dating back to last year after besting Hartford 14-13 in double-overtime last week.

NOT A BAD STRETCH
Junior Parker Giarratana scored the final three goals in the win over Hartford before notching the first three Jasper scores against Saint Joseph’s.

LIGHTING THE LAMP
Junior Conor Darby, freshman Luke Hanson and classmate Reid Martin also found the back of the net the last time out.

LENDING A HELPING HAND
Freshman CJ Scharf notched his team-leading seventh assist against Saint Joseph’s.

GIARRATANA=CLUTCH
The reigning MAAC Rookie of the Year and preseason All-MAAC selection tied the game against Hartford with two seconds to play in regulation before netting the overtime winner. 

THAT'S JUST WEIRD
In Manhattan's two victories, Giarratanta has both game-winning goals with each win coming by a 14-13 count. The Sunshine State native paces the Jaspers with 15 goals and 20 points.

YEAH, IT FEELS GOOD
Manhattan's win over Hartford avenged a 12-point setback to the Hawks a year ago after also defeating a Wagner team that bested the Jaspers by seven goals last season.

GARVEY FOR THREE
Senior Matt Garvey joined Giarratana with multiple goals in the victory over the Hawks, finding the back of the net three times in recording his second hat trick of the season.

ZINGARO ON POINT
Also in Connecticut, junior Michael Zingaro made 12 saves and allowed just five goals after halftime in notching his second win between the pipes this year.

THE JASPER NEWCOMERS ...
Have combined for 28 of Manhattan's 52 goals and 16 of its 24 assists this year.

SCOUTING DELAWARE 
The Blue Hens have defeated Mount St. Mary’s, Monmouth, Villanova and VMI and are led by the quartet of Andre Romagnoli (19 goals, 7 assists), Charlie Kitchen (14 goals, 10 assists), Joe Eisele (12 goals, 2 assists) and Trupert Ortlieb (11 goals, 1 assist).

A YEAR AGO … 
Delaware staved off Manhattan by a 6-5 count despite two goals and an assist from Giarratana.

WITH A WIN …
The Jaspers would post their first-ever victory over the Blue Hens, which have won the six previous match-ups.

DID YOU KNOW???
While a student-athlete at Towson, assistant coach Andrew Hodgson scored the game-winning goal in leading the Tigers to a 7-6 win over Delaware on March 23, 2013.

TOUGH SCHEDULE
Bryant, which defeated Manhattan in the season opener, bested No.7/No.6 Yale 9-6. 

PELLETIER NAMED MAAC ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Freshman Trevor Pelletier earned his MAAC Rookie of the Week honors after scoring four goals with two assists over his first two collegiate matches. The Miami native opened his career with a goal and an assist against Bryant before scoring three goals with an assist in Manhattan's thrilling 14-13 triple-overtime win against Wagner. 

RING THE BELL
Senior Connor Flannery was among a group of people invited to help ring the opening bell for the Nasdaq Stock Exchange as part of the One Love Foundation. The One Love Foundation was celebrating reaching over 100,000 people with their Escalation Workshop -- a training program that details warning signs of relationship abuse and how to handle them. For the complete article click HERE.

2002 MAAC CHAMPIONS TO BE RECOGNIZED
The 2002 Men's Lacrosse Team, which won the lone MAAC Championship in program history, will be recognized at halftime of the Jaspers' game against Quinnipiac on Saturday, April 1 at 7:00 pm. For the complete article click HERE

IN 2002 …
Manhattan rolled to a perfect 7-0 league record before besting Saint Joseph's in the first round of the MAAC Tournament and Mount St. Mary's in the Championship before dropping a hard-fought contest to Georgetown in the NCAA Tournament.

GIARRATANA TABBED PRESEASON ALL-MAAC
Giarratana, last year's MAAC Rookie of the Year and Second Team All-MAAC selection, was tabbed Preseason All-MAAC while Manhattan was selected to finish seventh.

THE JSN
The JSN will be broadcasting the bulk of home schedule for a nominal fee. Click HERE for more information.

LUCKY NUMBER NINE
The Jaspers' nine home matches in 2017 is the most in program history.


KELLEHER APPEARS ON ESPN RADIO
Kelleher joined 101.3 FM ESPN Burlington/Plattsburgh to discuss building the Jaspers' program, his ties to the school and his time as a student-athlete at the University of Vermont. Click HERE for the full interview

THE TIES THAT BIND
Kelleher's family ties to Manhattan College were recently profiled in an article entitled: "Third Generation Jasper Strives To Rebuild Men's Lacrosse Tradition." Click HERE for the full article.

TANNER INDUCTED TO HALL OF FAME
Eugene Tanner
, '05 was inducted into the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame this past winter. Tanner is the Jaspers’ all-time leader in assists (89) and points (186), while his 98 career goals are second-most all-time. Tanner also was selected to the MAAC'S 35th Anniversary Second Team this past summer.

UP NEXT
Manhattan hosts UMass Lowell on Saturday, March 11 with opening face-off slated for 1:00 pm.

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