The Manhattan Jaspers will open their 56 game 2017 softball schedule on the weekend of February 24 in Madeira Beach, FL at a tournament that includes Columbia, Harvard, Georgetown, Loyola and Kent St. The Jaspers will then attempt to open their home season very early, on March 7, with a DH scheduled vs. Hartford. No El Nino this season however! On the weekend of March 10, Manhattan will be in DeLand, FL for the Stetson Tournament. Besides playing the host Hatters, they will face N. Dakota St., Colgate, and once again Columbia. They will also play singles against Colgate and Yale in Tampa at that time. Headed back north, the Jaspers will take part in St. John's tournament the weekend of March 17. Farleigh Dickinson, Stony Brook and Hofstra will also be there. March 24th sees Manhattan at Mount St. Mary's to close out the tournament portion of their season.
The Jaspers will open MAAC play on April 1 when they host Monmouth. Rider will be in town the next day. They close their regular season on May 6 at Iona. Manhattan will play 9 home dates in 2017.