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Courtesy: Manhattan Athletic Department
Release: 10/24/2006
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Robert Carty '52 One of Manhattan's greatest sprinters, Carty set the Metropolitan and IC4A outdoor 220-yard records in 1950 and helped the Jaspers to victories in the Penn, Seton Hall and Los Angeles Relays in 1951 and 1952. Honored as Manhattan's "Outstanding Athlete" during his career.
Robert Conkling '39 Finished second in the Freshman IC4A Cross-Country Championship in 1936. Went on to win championships in the Metropolitan AAU Three-Mile race, the New Jersey Outdoor Three-Mile AAU Championship and the IC4A Indoor Two-Mile. He and his teammates won IC4A Cross-Country Championships from 1936-38.
William Eipel '36 Competed for the Jaspers' track and field team in the discus, high jump, shot put, javelin, and broad jump. Won the IC4A High Jump title indoors and four Metropolitan High Jump and Javelin titles. He was also credited with developing the belly roll, now known as the straddle, in 1936.
S. John Marone '42 A four-year member of the Jasper football squad, Marone served as team captain during his senior year. He received All-American and All-Metropolitan honors for two years. Played one season for the New York Giants before coaching on both the college and high school levels.
Louis McKenna '38 Played for the Jaspers' football team for three years and the basketball team for four years. A former baseball team captain, McKenna signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers and played for their Winston-Salem minor league team in 1938. He later worked as a football referee in over 250 college games.
Charles McNulty '42 Played baseball and football. Made his baseball debut with a five-for-five performance against Princeton. Named baseball captain as a senior. Scored the winning touchdown against Villanova and the game-tying touchdown against Holy Cross in two of the Jaspers' biggest upsets.
James Moffitt '38 Played both ways for the Jaspers' gridiron squad and every down in every game as a junior and senior. Voted to the NY State All-Star Team in 1938. His greatest collegiate games came against Texas and in the Jaspers' 15-0 shutout of North Carolina at Ebbetts Field in 1937.
Ed O'Connor '55 The first Jasper to be drafted by the NBA. Selected in the third round by Red Holzman and the St. Louis Hawks in 1955. A four-year basketball team member, O'Connor scored 1271 career points. Led the team in scoring three times and was #1 in the nation in field goal pct. (60.5) in 1955.
Joe Schatzle '53 Holds the College's 220-yard dash record of 20.9. Helped the Jaspers' 440- and 880-yard relay teams win championships at the Penn, Seton Hall and Los Angeles Relays. Won titles in the 60-yard dash at the Metropolitan Championships in 1953 and the 100- and 220-yard titles at the British Games.


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