Center Stage: The Week’s Top Performers

Women’s Volleyball: Senior setter Taylor Van Der Biezen concluded her regular season career at Marist with a match high 46 assists in the loss against Manhattan on Sunday, November 11th. The team’s leading setter also added 13 digs to the Red Foxes’ effort. 

Men’s Basketball: Senior guard Brian Parker lead the Red Foxes with 21 points after going 6-13 from the field and 2-3 from three point territory in Marist’s victory over Columbia on Saturday. He was also tied for the team lead in rebounds with 6 in the home opener in which Marist prevailed 82-76. The performance helped him earn MAAC Player of the Week as well.  

Men’s Football: Senior receiver Juston Christian racked up 113 receiving yards and one touchdown in Marist’s brutal 13-10 loss to Drake University. Christian managed to surpass 1,000 receiving yards for the second season in a row and broke the college’s single season touchdown receiving record with his 13th on Saturday.

Women’s Cross Country: Sophomore Gianna Tedeschi achieved Marist’s second highest NCAA regional placing ever by finishing 27th place out of 243 total runners. Despite the frigid conditions in Buffalo, she lead the Red Foxes to an 11th place finish for the second straight year, which was higher that the 14th seed they were assigned going into the meet. Only Liza Grundzinski has ever finished higher with a 25th placing in 1999.

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