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Women's Basketball Completes Perfection, Crushes Fairfield To Finish 18-0 In The MAAC

Courtesy: Marist Athletics
         
Release: March 03, 2013
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FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Marist scored 27 straight points, holding Fairfield scoreless for nearly 16 minutes spanning both halves, cruising to a 70-33 win on the road to complete a perfect 18-0 season in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). It is the third time in six years that Marist has finished undefeated, the only team in conference history to do so.

Elizabeth Beynnon (Burlington, Vt.) scored a game-high with 16 points and also had eight rebounds to lead the team. Casey Dulin (Milford, Conn) and Kristina Danella (Manalapan, N.J.) both were also in double figures with 10 points and Dulin added six rebounds. Emma O'Connor (Lynbrook, N.Y.) and Leanne Ockenden (Syracuse, N.Y.) each had eight points. Marist had 17 assists on 25 made field goals while the defense held Fairfield to just 2-26 shooting from three-point range.  

Marist (23-6, 18-0 MAAC) scored the first four points on a back-to-back layups top open the game. Coffey got the first one on an assist from O'Connor who then took a feed from Ockenden for the second basket.

Fairfield (17-12, 11-7 MAAC) closed to within two at 8-6 with 14:26 left, but the Red Foxes scored five quick points on a Dulin free throw and layups by Ockenden and Beynnon to pull back ahead 13-6.

After the Stags brought the score to 16-13 with 9:53 left, the Red Foxes scored the final 22 points of the half to take a 38-13 lead at the midway point. Dulin hit four straight free throws to start the run and Beynnon followed with five straight points of her own with a baseline jumper and a three-pointer. After two free throws by Danella, Beynnon hit her second trey to force a Fairfield timeout.

The timeout could not slow down Marist as Danella scored another five points, on a three-pointer and a short jumper, surrounding a Beynnon layup. Kristine Best (Commack, N.Y.) closed out the run with a 1-2 showing from the free throw line.

The Red Foxes started the second half right where they left off, scoring the first five points, on a layup and free throw by Ockenden and an O'Connor basket. They held Fairfield off the board until the 14:08 mark, bringing Fairfield's scoreless streak to 15:45. By that point, the lead was at 30, 43-13.

After a pair of Fairfield baskets, Marist went on another run, this time scoring 10 of 12 points to open a 53-19 lead with 9:15 remaining. Beynnon hit two shots from the charity stripe and Danella and Dulin hit consecutive three-pointers. O'Connor found Dulin for a layup to complete the run.

Marist emptied the bench the rest of the way, as every player who was dressed played at least three minutes.

Marist will next be in action in Springfield, Mass. for the MAAC Championships. The top-seeded Red Foxes will play in the quarterfinals at 1:30 p.m. on Friday against the winner of the preliminary game between the eighth and ninth-seeded teams.

Notes - The Red Foxes has won four straight games by a margin of at least 20 points, the third time under Brian Giorgis that they have had such a streak. They have never reached five games... Marist is now 20-0 this season when scoring at least 60 points... The Red Foxes have now won 28 consecutive games against MAAC opponents, including the postseason.

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