EDISON, N.J. – Senior Emma O'Connor (Lynbrook, N.Y.) was named to the 2013-2014 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Third Team. The preseason teams are selected by the league’s 11 women’s basketball head coaches.

O’Connor was an All-MAAC Third Team selection last season during her junior campaign. She helped Marist win its eighth consecutive MAAC Championship. She led the Red Foxes with 4.7 rebounds per game and finished fourth on the team with 9.1 points per game. O’Connor finished the season ranked 5th in the MAAC with a .476 field goal percentage. The senior forward will look to win her fourth career league title this season.

O’Connor is joined by senior forward Jamie Ruttle of Canisius College, junior guard Aleesha Powell of Iona College, redshirt senior forward/guard Chevannah Paalvast of Monmouth University, and senior guard Aziza May of Saint Peter’s University.

The Marist women’s basketball team kicks off the 2013-2014 season with a home game against Kentucky on Friday, Nov. 8. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the McCann Arena.

Red Fox Club Basketball Season Tickets are available for purchase by calling or stopping by the Marist Ticket Office located in the McCann Center on Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Seats will be assigned to new subscribers at the end of the renewal period, which is Friday, Oct. 11. CLICK HERE to purchase men’s, women’s or combined season tickets. For more information on 2013-14 Red Fox Club Basketball Season Tickets, visit our Season Ticket Headquarters. To reach the Marist Ticket Office by phone, call (845) 575-3553.

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