Even though the Red Foxes lost today, they finished the season with a total of 35 wins. This is the third most in a season in the program’s history. The other two years happened during the senior’s time at Marist, winning 45 games in 2016, and then 37 games in 2017. This makes the senior class one of the most successful for the program thus far.
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Grace Casolo knows herself. Through the difficulties she has encountered, she has been able to match them. Using sports to help balance academics and finding a home in the support systems in her life, she keeps looking up and improving.
“When you cross the line and you have a PR, it’s kind of the culmination of months and years of hard work coming together, so it’s gratifying,” she said. “Running is a bit different than other sports because how you perform is so subjective. I think track can be really brutal because there’s no question if it was a good or bad race because your time speaks for itself.”
Claire Oberdorf’s home run helps to push Marist into the next round of the MAAC tournament.
While Taylor will never again set another ball for Marist College, her days of assisting are far from over. Next year, Taylor will head to Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., where she will be a graduate assistant coach for the Bryant Women’s Volleyball Team.
“This is my story. This is my testimony,” she says. “I heard the Lord say ‘you are going to do amazing things.’ And I feel like I’ve impacted people here at Marist that I wouldn’t have impacted if I wasn’t here on Earth.”
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Megan made the ultimate decision to go back to the game that had been her and her father’s favorite bonding experience, but she didn’t just do it for him, but for herself as well. When he was still responsive in the hospital, he made sure to tell her that she needed to go back and do what she needed to do for herself, for her sport, and for her education.
15 miles off of Marist College’s campus, Marist’s equestrian team trains year round, readying up for various tournaments.