Jasper Hall of Fame Manhattan Athletic Department


Ken Norton, Coach (Men's Basketball)
Guided the men's basketball team to 310 wins and a .602 winning percentage in his 22 years as head coach. Led the team to its biggest victory in school history, the 1958 NCAA Tournament win over #1 ranked West Virginia. Also served as the College's athletic director for 12 years.
Jackie Ryan '33 (Men's Track & Field/Cross Country)
A key member of the Jaspers' two-mile relay that scored Manhattan's first-ever points in the IC4A's. Winner of the Middle Atlantic States Cross Country Championship in 1931 and 1932. Won the 3000m at the IC4A's as a senior.
James Whalen '37 (Baseball/Football)
Played both football and baseball for the Jaspers. Averaged 9.1 yards per carry, 45 yards per punt return and 12.7 yards per reception in one season. Had runs of 100 yards vs. CCNY and 80 yards vs. Holy Cross.



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