Roster (Alphabetical): Madeline Blais, Sydney Coffey, Casey Dulin, Katharine Fogarty, Maggie Gallagher, Natalie Gomez-Martinez, Delaney Hollenbeck, Bri Holmes, Tori Jarosz, Brittni Lai, Emma O'Connor, Leanne Ockenden, Sydnie Rosales, Abbey Timpano, Eileen Van Horn
MAAC Championship Recap
The Marist women's basketball team won its 10th Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship in program history, and it's ninth consecutive title, with a 70-66 come-from-behind victory over Quinnipiac at the MAAC Championships in Springfield, Mass.
Sophomore Syndey Coffey (Hopkins, Minn.) led all scoreres with 23 points and was named the Most Valuable Player. Seniors Casey Dulin (Milford, Conn.) and Emma O'Connor (Lynbrook, N.Y.) were named to the All-Tournament Team.
Coffey was the spark for Marist, scoring 16 of her 23 points in the second half. She aided the Red Foxes to their first lead since the 12:14 mark of the first half with 5:45 left in the game.
Redshirt junior, Tori Jarosz, added clutch layup and free-throw to give Marist a 67-64 lead with 1:43 to play. Quinnipiac's Brittany McQuain hit a last minute layup to pull the Bobcats within one point heading into the final minute. McQuain fouled Coffey who then hit both free-throws, who finished the game nine for 10 from the line, and Marist took a 69-66 lead with 14 seconds left. Gillian Abshire missed a game-tying three for Bobcats on the next possession, and Ockenden hit one more free throw for Marist as the Red Foxes defeated Quinnipiac, 70-66.
NCAA Tournament Recap
The No. 11 seed Marist women's basketball team had it's season conclude with an 87-65 loss at No. 6 Iowa in the NCAA Tournament's first round in Iowa City, Iowa.
Four Red Foxes scored in double digits, led by senior Emma O'Connor, sophomore Sydney Coffey, and sophomore Madeline Blais, who each scored 12 points apiece. Senior Casey Dulin had 10 points, while senior Leanne Ockenden had nino points and a team-high six rebounds.
This was Marist's ninth consecutive NCAA appearance, and its 10th overall. Marist's senior class including Dulin, O'Connor, and Ockenden combined for 110 career victories and two NCAA Tournament wins in their four seasons. The senior class lost just three Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference games in four years and won four MAAC Championships.