SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Follow all the action through our live chat as the Marist women's basketball team takes on Quinnipiac in the 2014 MAAC Women's Basketball Championship on Monday. The chat will be moderated by Marist Sports Information Director Mike Ferraro, and will begin shortly after 1:45 p.m.
Marist is appearing in its 11th straight MAAC Championship game, and seeking its ninth straight conference championship and 10th overall in program history. The Red Foxes advanced with a 70-59 victory over Rider in the semifinal round on Sunday. Senior forward Emma O'Connor led the way 23 points and 12 rebounds. Sophomore guard Sydney Coffey and sophomore forward/guard Madeline Blais added 18 and 14 points, respectively.
Quinnipiac advanced to the final after defeating top-seeded Iona in the semifinal round 79-68. The game was tied at 24 at halftime, but the Bobcats reeled off 55 points in the second half. Four Bobcats scored in double digits, led by Jasmine Martin and Brittany McQuain with 17 apiece.