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Courtesy: Manhattan Athletic Department
Release: 10/24/2006
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Tony Colon '75 Four-time Metropolitan Cross-Country Champion and two-time IC4A Cross-Country Champion. Ran seven "sub-25:00" x-country races during his career. Member of Manhattan's 1973 NCAA Indoor Track and Field championship team. All-American miler in 1973 and 1974. Won the IC4A mile championship in 1975. Ran for the Puerto Rican Olympic team in 1972 and 1976.
Frank Egan '53 As captain of the Jaspers' 1952 cross country team, he won the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Championship. Also won the indoor mile at the Met's in 1950, the indoor two-mile at the Met's in 1952 and the outdoor two-mile at the Met's in 1952 and 1953. Won the three-mile race at the Metropolitan AAU Championships in 1953.
Angelo Lombardo '57 Scored 1049 career points despite playing only 70 games in his three varsity seasons. Helped the Jaspers qualify for post-season play in each of his three seasons. Scored 370 points as a member of the freshman team. Drafted in the third round by the Philadelphia Warriors of the N.B.A. in 1957.
Gerald Markey '57 Pitcher and captain of the Jaspers' 1957 Metropolitan Conference championship team that went on to earn Manhattan's first-ever NCAA baseball berth. Went 9-1 that season with a 1.11 ERA. Finished his career with a 21-3 record. Won the John McGraw Trophy as New York's Collegiate Player of The Year, and selected NCAA All-East and honorable mention All-America in 1957.
Frank McKenna '34 Member of the Jaspers' championship track teams of the early 1930's. Finished in a first-place tie in his first IC4A Cross-Country Championship race in 1930. Finished in a three-way tie for the Middle Atlantic States Championships in 1931. Won the 3000 meters and helped lead Manhattan to the IC4A Indoor Championship in 1934.
Chuck Schilling '63 Member of the Jaspers' 1957 Metropolitan Conference championship team that went on to earn Manhattan's first-ever NCAA baseball berth. Averaged over .300 for his Manhattan career. Signed by the Boston Red Sox in 1958 and spent five seasons as their regular second baseman. Returned to Manhattan to complete his degree in electrical engineering in 1963.
William F. Schwitter '41 Member of Manhattan's basketball and baseball teams of the late 1930's and early 1940's. Co-captain of the 1940-41 basketball team. Considered one of the best defensive rebounders in the East. Played catcher for the Jaspers' baseball team. Played in the New York Giants' minor league system after graduating.
Sheila Tighe '84 Scored 2,412 career points, the highest total ever compiled by a Manhattan College basketball player, male or female. Established eight Lady Jasper records, including most points in one game (45) and in one season (730). All-American selection in 1984. Former Northeast Player of the Year, as well as two-time Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Year.


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