PHOTO GALLERY



Women's Basketball Today is July 29th, 2014|Hudson Valley Press - More Than News |Bookmark HVPress!



January 22nd, 2014

Marist Earns Program’s 200th Conference Win



BUFFALO – The Marist women’s basketball team defeated Canisius in its final game of the Buffalo swing, 73-47. With the win, the Red Foxes improve to 7-1 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). This victory was also the 200th conference win in program history since Marist joined the MAAC in 1997-98.

Senior Emma O’Connor recorded her third career double-double with a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds. O’Connor also led Marist with three blocks. Senior Casey Dulin posted 15 points and four assists. Sophomore Sydney Coffey recorded a team-high five assists, three steals, and contributed 10 points. Sophomore Madeline Blais posted four rebounds and two steals.

Despite a slow start, the Red Foxes picked it up, outscoring Canisius 20-12 run over the ensuing eight minutes. Blais and O’Connor had back-to-back drives to the basket to move ahead, 30-17. Three successful shots at the line between senior Leanne Ockenden and Coffey, split by a jumper by Griffs’ Jen Lennox, gave Marist a 33-21 edge. Marist closed the half with two straight layups by Coffey and O’Connor but Canisius ended the half in style as Jen Morabito hit a three at the buzzer. Marist posted 17 rebounds, including 12 defensive and five steals in an impressive guarding effort during the first half.

Dulin opened up the second half with a layup, putting Marist up 39-24. Canisius and the Red Foxes shot basket-for-basket over the following three and a half minutes, posting a 51-32 score. The Griffs went on an 8-0 run over the following four minutes, pulling within 11 with 10:05 to play. Marist responded with a 14-2 run to take a 23 point lead at the 5:51 mark, including five points by O’Connor and Ockenden. Canisius would score five points to Marist’s eight to end the game at the Red Foxes earned a 73-47 victory.

Copyright 2006-2014 The Hudson Valley Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

              Let Your Voice Be Heard ... Fill Out the Reader Response Form Below
Your name:
Your email:
Article Title:
Comment Text:


*Posts do not appear immediately







 













Which Web browser do you use?
Explorer
Firefox
Chrome
Other/Don’t know


Google

 

HEADLINES

 





HVPress.net | Copyright © 2006-2014 Hudson Valley Press. All rights reserved. | Use of this site indicates your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for our Site. | HVPress.net