In a state just south of the country that birthed the sport, hockey runs deep through the veins of New York, especially one little kid from Marlboro.
Marist College has over 20 varsity sports in which men and women participate, ranging from…
Sideline Reporter Dan Fisch takes us behind the scenes of what makes the Marist Marching and Pep Bands tick, and their effect on Marist Athletics.
Jane McManus will be the new occupant of the office in room 141 of Lowell Thomas, as the new director of the Center for Sports Communication. Her qualifications speak for themselves, and for the department the only limit is imagination.
The Marist College Center for Sports Communication will welcome its new director, as former ESPN reporter Jane McManus is set to lead the department on Dec. 1.
Aside from being a radio and television personality, Thomas was a sportsman himself. He enjoyed skiing throughout his travels and assisted in the development of ski resorts in both Vermont and the Adirondacks. However, his true athletic passion lied in baseball. Not only was he an avid player, but he also managed men’s softball clubs and constructed a softball diamond on his property in Pawling, N.Y.
Separate gym facilities for athletes and students, an indoor track, and drastically expanded locker room space are all amenities students can look forward to upon the completion of the McCann Center renovation in 2019. For students of Marist’s senior class, all they will get is an inconvenient rebuild.
Over the past two decades, there have been 15 international Men’s Basketball players from 15 different countries at Marist College. Is this just a coincidence or a part of a tradition at Marist of international recruitment by the Men’s Basketball program?
There was growing concern that Marist was only able to develop “Quadruple A” players, meaning that they produced players that were talented enough to get drafted, but not good enough to stick professionally. That was until September 9, 2016, when Kevin McCarthy toed the rubber for the first time as a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals.
Transferring to a mid-major after playing basketball for an ACC school may seem to some like a downgrade, but Marist College forward Alana Gilmer disagrees. After leaving Virginia Tech for Marist, she found her true home in Poughkeepsie.