POUGHKEEPSIE - Part Two of the Red Fox Network's "Meet the Freshmen" summer series focuses on Payton Birchmeier of the women's basketball team.

Birchmeier joins the Red Foxes from Corunna, Mich. She is coming off a senior season in which she was named Associated Press Class B All-State. She averaged double-doubles in her junior and senior seasons of high school basketball. She was also an Honor Roll student and member of the National Honor Society. 

Please see the attached video for Birchmeier's reasons for coming to Marist, her description of a typical day in the summer session, and lots of more fun facts.