Overall, Marist finished the year with a 20-14 record, finishing second in the MAAC standings and runner-up in the MAAC tournament.
Perhaps he took a second look at the state of the program and decided it was time to make a change. Maybe he came to the realization that a winning program under Maker was not possible under the current circumstances. The reasoning behind it will likely never be known or truthful.
Alexi Lalas is an American retired soccer player best known for his time with the United States men’s national soccer team and in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Lalas came to Marist College in order to speak to students and account on his time as a soccer player, as well as a sports broadcaster.
The top seeded Quinnipiac Bobcats defeated the second-seeded Marist Red Foxes in the MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship game by a final score of 67-58 this afternoon. Marist’s record following the defeat is 20-13 overall, and while they lost today, their season will continue, as they earned a WNIT berth by being a conference finalist.
The Marist College Athletic Department has announced that they have fired head basketball coach Mike Maker after four seasons with the program. The decision comes just under a week after Athletic Director Tim Murray told Center Field that Maker would be staying on for another season.
The Marist women’s basketball team defeated the third-seeded Siena Saints on Sunday in the semi-final round of the MAAC tournament by a score of 67-51. The Red Foxes move on to the MAAC finals in Albany where they will take on the number-one seeded Quinnipiac.
Fitzpatrick not only leads the league in minutes played, she also led Marist in steals with 36, and played a key role in the team’s number one field goal percentage at 37.1-percent.
The second-seeded Marist women’s basketball team defeated the seventh-seeded Manhattan Lady Jaspers by a score 84-60 in the quarterfinal round of the MAAC tournament at the Times Union Center on Friday afternoon.
It’s 6:35 p.m. Jordan Gooding wheels herself out of the student center dance studio and on to the outside patio. Wet from the night before, her right wheel skids off the concrete as she tries to park herself, knocking her wheelchair off balance and shaking her lighter and pack of marlboro reds cigarettes onto the grass.
Boisterous tailgates. Roaring crowds. Student pride is the hallmark of sporting events on college campuses across the country. When game day rolls around, the atmosphere of most college campuses both small and large is transformed. At Marist College, game day is just another day.