Marist earned a hard-fought 63-55 victory over Siena in the quarterfinals of the MAAC Tournament in Atlantic City.
As the women step back into the MAAC Tournament, they’re looking to take things into their own hands, including the trophy.
The exits for Willow Duffell and Allie Best were not under the circumstances they had hoped for at the beginning of the night. Both seniors were on the bench before the buzzer sounded, and their team finished the regular season on the wrong side of a 58-51 defeat to Saint Peter’s.
After 18 days off, the Red Foxes pulled out a win off of Saint Peter’s, making it their seventh straight win before the MAAC tournament.
Marist completed the sweep of I-87 rival Siena with a 60-44 win on Sunday afternoon. The victory was the sixth straight for the Red Foxes and put them three wins ahead of second-place Quinnipiac in the race for the one-seed in the MAAC Tournament.
Marist powered its way to a 69-44 win over a depleted Siena team on Saturday afternoon at the UHY Center just outside of Albany. The victory was the Red Foxes’ fifth in a row and their seventh consecutive triumph over the Saints.
The Red Foxes enter a two-game series against the 2-3 Siena Saints this weekend.
For the second consecutive game, Rider made life very difficult on Marist, but the Red Foxes pulled away late for a 70-57 victory.
Not getting to see Marist and Rider face off for a third time last season was one of the biggest disappointments of their premature ending. Though the teams both look much different, the intensity remained the same as the Red Foxes eked out a 47-46 victory over the Broncs on Sunday afternoon in McCann.
Fresh off their second COVID pause of the season, Marist takes on Rider, who has won three straight