Remembering Glenn

Women’s Basketball Starts Strong, Hangs On For 51-41 Win At Canisius

Courtesy: Marist Athletics
         
Release: January 18, 2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image
Courtesy: Marist Athletics

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Freshman Sydney Coffey (New Hope, Minn.) finished one rebound shy of her first career double-double, finishing with 12 points and nine rebounds as Marist held Canisius to just nine first half points and held on for a 51-41 victory Friday night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) game.

Elizabeth Beynnon (Burlington, Vt.) had a team-high 14 points and also added five rebounds. Casey Dulin (Milford, Conn.) was also in double figures with 12 points, shooting 8-11 from the free throw line. Leanne Ockenden (Syracuse, N.Y.) had only four points but had six rebounds, three assists and for the second consecutive game tied her career-high with five steals. As a team, Marist shot 23-31 from the free throw line while making 15 steals for the second straight game. The defense forced Canisius into 22 turnovers and just 13-50 shooting from the field.  

The Marist (10-6, 5-0 MAAC) defense held Canisius (6-10, 3-2 MAAC) without a point until the 12:03 mark of the first half and without a field goal until the 9:32 mark. The Red Foxes scored the game's first 12 points on two layups each by Dulin, Beynnon and Coffey and layups by Ockenden, Beynnon and Coffey.

After a Canisius free throw, Madeline Blais (Exeter, N.H.) nailed a three-pointer to extend the lead to 15-1.

The Golden Griffins held Marist to only one field goal over a six minute stretch, but could only close to within 10 at 17-7. A Coffey three-pointer with 5:34 left broke the drought and kick-started an 8-2 run for the Red Foxes to end the half. Blais followed Coffey's trey with a steal on the defensive end and Natalie Gomez (Andover, Mass.) found Beynnon for a breakaway layup. Blais added two more free throws and Dulin hit one of two from the charity strip to close the run.

At the midway point, Marist held Canisius to just nine points on 2-24 shooting from the field and 0-9 from three-point range. The Red Foxes were 11-14 from the free throw line and were led by seven points each from Beynnon and Coffey.

The second half started just as slow as the first as both teams combined for just three field goals over the first five minutes.

Canisius closed to within eight points at 30-22 with 13:10 remaining, but layups by Dulin and Beynnon brought the advantage back up to 12 for the Red Foxes at 34-22 with 11:23 to go.

The lead again shrunk to eight with 3:43 left and the score 40-32, but Coffey hit three out of four free throw shots and Dulin scored four consecutive points on a layup and a 1-2 from the charity stripe to extend the lead back to 13 at 47-34 with 1:45 remaining in the game.

Kristine Best (Commack, N.Y.) and Dulin combined to hit three of four free throws the rest of the way and the defense only allowed three made field goals to keep Canisius from a late run.

The Red Foxes wrap up their two-game swing to the Buffalo area with a 2 p.m. game at Niagara on Sunday afternoon. It is the first time the two teams have met since their MAAC Semifinals overtime thriller last March.

Become a fan of Marist Athletics on Facebook at Facebook.com/GoRedFoxes and follow us on Twitter @MaristAthletics.

-GoRedFoxes.com-

Live & On-Demand Video
Picture of Men's Soccer vs. Villanova Postgame
Men's Soccer vs. Villanova Postgame
Picture of Marist Football Offense Preview
Marist Football Offense Preview
Picture of Women's Soccer vs. Seton Hall
Women's Soccer vs. Seton Hall
Picture of Women's Soccer vs. Seton Hall Postgame
Women's Soccer vs. Seton Hall Postgame
Picture of Marist Volleyball Preseason Update
Marist Volleyball Preseason Update
Picture of Football: Preseason Scrimmage
Football: Preseason Scrimmage
Picture of Marist Men's Soccer Preseason
Marist Men's Soccer Preseason
Picture of Meet the Freshmen: Connor McClenaghan
Meet the Freshmen: Connor McClenaghan
Picture of Marist Football - Week 1 Update
Marist Football - Week 1 Update
Picture of Mike Maker Interview - Part 2
Mike Maker Interview - Part 2
Picture of Marist Women's Soccer Preseason
Marist Women's Soccer Preseason
Picture of Marist Volleyball MAAC Preseason Favorites
Marist Volleyball MAAC Preseason Favorites
Picture of WBB - Meet the Freshmen: Kendall Baab
WBB - Meet the Freshmen: Kendall Baab
Picture of Marist Football Move In Day
Marist Football Move In Day
Picture of Mike Maker Interview - Part 1
Mike Maker Interview - Part 1
Picture of Meet the Freshmen: R.J. Coil
Meet the Freshmen: R.J. Coil
Picture of Meet the Freshmen: Allie Clement
Meet the Freshmen: Allie Clement
Picture of Meet the Freshmen: James Griffin
Meet the Freshmen: James Griffin
Picture of Meet the Freshmen: Payton Birchmeier
Meet the Freshmen: Payton Birchmeier
Picture of Meet the Freshmen: Obi Momah
Meet the Freshmen: Obi Momah
Picture of MBB: Summer Sessions
MBB: Summer Sessions
Picture of WBB: Chillin 4 Charity
WBB: Chillin 4 Charity
Picture of MBB: Mike Maker Interviews
MBB: Mike Maker Interviews
Picture of MBB: Mike Maker Press Conference
MBB: Mike Maker Press Conference
Picture of In the Spotlight: Caylin Moore
In the Spotlight: Caylin Moore
Picture of Baseball vs. Saint Peter's Postgame
Baseball vs. Saint Peter's Postgame
Picture of Softball vs. Manhattan Postgame
Softball vs. Manhattan Postgame
Picture of Softball vs. Iona Postgame
Softball vs. Iona Postgame
Picture of Softball vs. Monmouth Postgame
Softball vs. Monmouth Postgame
Picture of Men's Tennis: NCAA Tournament Preview
Men's Tennis: NCAA Tournament Preview
Picture of MAAC Softball Preview
MAAC Softball Preview
Picture of MAAC Finals: MLAX vs. Siena Postgame
MAAC Finals: MLAX vs. Siena Postgame
Picture of MLAX vs. Detroit Postgame
MLAX vs. Detroit Postgame
Picture of MLAX MAAC Championship Preview
MLAX MAAC Championship Preview
Picture of Football: Spring Game
Football: Spring Game
Picture of MLAX vs. Canisius Postgame
MLAX vs. Canisius Postgame
Picture of Crew: MAAC Championship Preview
Crew: MAAC Championship Preview
Picture of Water Polo: MAAC Championship Preview
Water Polo: MAAC Championship Preview
Picture of Football: Offensive Update
Football: Offensive Update
Picture of Women's Tennis vs. Monmouth Postgame
Women's Tennis vs. Monmouth Postgame
Picture of In the Spotlight: J.D. Recor
In the Spotlight: J.D. Recor
Picture of WLAX vs. Manhattan Postgame
WLAX vs. Manhattan Postgame
Picture of Spring Football: Defensive Update
Spring Football: Defensive Update
Picture of WLAX vs. Niagara Postgame
WLAX vs. Niagara Postgame
Picture of Baseball vs. Albany Postgame
Baseball vs. Albany Postgame
Picture of In the Spotlight: Jamie Romano
In the Spotlight: Jamie Romano
Picture of Softball vs. Manhattan Postgame
Softball vs. Manhattan Postgame
Picture of WLAX vs. Iona Postgame
WLAX vs. Iona Postgame
Picture of Men's Tennis vs. Fairfield Postgame
Men's Tennis vs. Fairfield Postgame
Picture of Marist Athletics: Community Events
Marist Athletics: Community Events
Picture of Water Polo Senior Day
Water Polo Senior Day
Picture of MLAX vs. Manhattan Alumni Day
MLAX vs. Manhattan Alumni Day
Picture of Baseball Season Update
Baseball Season Update
Picture of WLAX vs. Binghamton
WLAX vs. Binghamton
Picture of WLAX vs. Binghamton Postgame
WLAX vs. Binghamton Postgame
Picture of MLAX vs. Brown Postgame
MLAX vs. Brown Postgame
Picture of WBB vs. Iowa Postgame
WBB vs. Iowa Postgame
Picture of WBB: Iowa Press Conference
WBB: Iowa Press Conference
Picture of WBB: Sights and Sounds of Iowa
WBB: Sights and Sounds of Iowa
Picture of WBB: NCAA Preview
WBB: NCAA Preview
Picture of Pro Day 2014
Pro Day 2014
Picture of The MAAC Experience
The MAAC Experience
Picture of WBB vs. Quinnipiac Post Game
WBB vs. Quinnipiac Post Game
Picture of Fan Fun/Shooter Interview
Fan Fun/Shooter Interview
Picture of WBB vs. Rider Post Game
WBB vs. Rider Post Game
Picture of MAAC Awards
MAAC Awards
Picture of WBB: Practice and Preparation
WBB: Practice and Preparation
Picture of 2014 MAAC Honor Roll: Mike Hart
2014 MAAC Honor Roll: Mike Hart
Picture of MLAX vs. Towson
MLAX vs. Towson
Picture of 2014 MAAC Honor Roll: Julianne Viani
2014 MAAC Honor Roll: Julianne Viani
Picture of WBB vs. Siena Post Game
WBB vs. Siena Post Game
Picture of MBB vs. Niagara Post Game
MBB vs. Niagara Post Game
Picture of WBB: MAAC Preview
WBB: MAAC Preview
Picture of MBB: MAAC Preview
MBB: MAAC Preview
Picture of MBB vs. Quinnipiac Post Game
MBB vs. Quinnipiac Post Game
Picture of MLAX vs. Marquette Post Game
MLAX vs. Marquette Post Game
Picture of WBB vs. Monmouth Post Game
WBB vs. Monmouth Post Game
Picture of Softball: 2014 Season Preview
Softball: 2014 Season Preview
Picture of MBB vs. Iona Post Game
MBB vs. Iona Post Game
Picture of WLAX vs. Vermont Post Game
WLAX vs. Vermont Post Game
Picture of Track and Field MAAC Preview
Track and Field MAAC Preview
Picture of WLAX vs. Lafayette Post Game
WLAX vs. Lafayette Post Game
Picture of Women's Swimming and Diving Claims 100th MAAC Championship
Women's Swimming and Diving Claims 100th MAAC Championship
Picture of MBB vs. Siena Post Game
MBB vs. Siena Post Game
Picture of WBB vs. Quinnipiac Post Game
WBB vs. Quinnipiac Post Game
Picture of Women's Lacrosse: 2014 Season Preview
Women's Lacrosse: 2014 Season Preview
Picture of In the Spotlight: Leanne Ockenden
In the Spotlight: Leanne Ockenden
Picture of MLAX: Season Preview
MLAX: Season Preview
Picture of WBB vs. Fairfield Post Game
WBB vs. Fairfield Post Game
Picture of MBB Alumni Weekend
MBB Alumni Weekend
Picture of MBB vs. Niagara Post Game
MBB vs. Niagara Post Game
Picture of MBB vs. Monmouth Post Game
MBB vs. Monmouth Post Game
Picture of WBB vs. Rider Post Game
WBB vs. Rider Post Game
Picture of WBB vs. Niagara Post Game
WBB vs. Niagara Post Game
Picture of Swimming vs. Seton Hall Post Meet
Swimming vs. Seton Hall Post Meet
Picture of Swimming and Diving 101
Swimming and Diving 101
Picture of WBB vs. Saint Peter's Post Game
WBB vs. Saint Peter's Post Game
Picture of WBB: Play4Kay
WBB: Play4Kay
Picture of MBB vs. Saint Peter's Post Game
MBB vs. Saint Peter's Post Game
Picture of MBB vs. Rider Post Game
MBB vs. Rider Post Game