Women’s basketball won its first game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships, 71-60, over no. 11 Saint Peter’s on Thursday, March 2. Then, on Saturday, March 4, the Red Foxes were eliminated by no. 3 Fairfield losing 61-44. After dropping 32 points and nine rebounds in Thursday’s win, freshman Rebekah Hand was unanimously named MAAC Rookie of the Year on Friday morning.
Men’s basketball was eliminated from the MAAC Championships following a 77-73 defeat to no. 7 Canisius on Thursday. Redshirt senior Khallid Hart was named Second Team All-MAAC in a season that saw him average 17.9 points per game.
Softball extended its winning streak to five games by sweeping two doubleheaders this weekend, winning two games against UMBC on Saturday and winning two games against Coppin State on Sunday, March 5. Over the weekend senior Rebecca Freeman picked up her 100th career RBI, becoming only the seventh Red Fox in history to accomplish the feat.
Men’s lacrosse defeated Drexel, 11-7, in its home opener Saturday. In the win senior J.D. Recor picked up three assists, giving him 116 for his career and breaking the program’s all-time record of 115 set by Chris Pistello in 1998.
Baseball played three games against George Mason this weekend, winning the series 2-1. Marist got victories in the games on Friday, March 3 (3-1), and Sunday (4-1), but lost the middle contest Saturday by a score of 10-9.
Men’s and women’s track & field finished their indoor seasons this weekend, with the men competing at the IC4A Championships and the women competing at the ECAC Championships. The men’s team placed 17th and 24th in the 3,200-meter relay and the distance medley relay, respectively. The women’s 3,200-meter relay team shattered the school record, qualifying them for the outdoor ECAC Championships.
Men’s and women’s swimming & diving competed at the ECAC Championships over the weekend. The women’s team finished in sixth place, falling just 3.5 points shy of fourth, with 345 points. The men’s team totaled 275 points at the meet, which was good for eighth place. Marist juniors Peter Gallino and Megan Berardelli came in first place on the 1- and 3-meter boards and were named Divers of the Meet. They are currently competing at the NCAA Zone Qualifier Diving Championships.
Water polo went 1-2 in the Harvard Invitational over the weekend. Marist picked up an 8-7 win over Brown, but lost to two nationally ranked teams, no. 11 Princeton (8-5) and no. 19 Harvard (10-9).
Women’s tennis suffered a 4-0 defeat at Army West Point on Saturday, falling to 3-2 on the season.
Upcoming This Week:
Tue. Mar. 7: Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving NCAA Zone Qualifier Diving Championships Day Two, 12:00 p.m.
Fri. Mar. 10: Men’s Tennis at Stony Brook, 9 a.m.; Women’s Tennis at Binghamton, 7 p.m.; Softball at Toledo in the University of Hawaii Spring Fling, 9:30 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 11: Baseball at Central Conn. St., 10:30 a.m.; Men’s Tennis at Yale, 11 a.m.; Women’s Lacrosse at Sacred Heart, 12 p.m.; Men’s Lacrosse vs. UMBC, 1 p.m.; Water Polo at University of La Verne in the ASU Invitational, 1 p.m.; Baseball at Navy, 2 p.m.; Water Polo at Arizona State in the ASU Invitational, 8 p.m.; Softball at Charleston in the University of Hawaii Spring Fling, 8 p.m.; Softball at Hawaii in the University of Hawaii Spring Fling, 10 p.m.
Sun. Mar. 12: Men’s Tennis at Fairfield, 9 a.m.; Water Polo at Stanford in the ASU Invitational, 1 p.m.; Softball at Hawaii in the University of Hawaii Spring Fling, 8 p.m.*Men’s and Women’s Rowing will be on its Clemson Spring Break Training trip from Friday, March 10, until Saturday, March 18.