With the fall semester finally underway, that means Marist sports is also back in action!
The Marist Men’s Soccer team has gotten off to a blazing start to this season, winning their last four games after tying with Albany to open their season. They stand at 4-0-1. The Red Foxes have moved up to third in the Northeast Region rankings. Sophomore Cameron Harr leads the team in goals with 6, which also ranks him fourth in the country. Freshman Michael Lorello was also named MAAC Freshman of the Week this past week. The Red Foxes continue their undefeated season with their next three games against Vermont, Stony Brook, and St. Bonaventure.
The Marist Women’s Soccer team has started their season 3-4-0 with wins over Vermont, Albany and NJIT. Camille Bowen, junior, leads the team with 5 goals while freshman Alexa Svensson leads the team with 3 assists. The Lady Red Foxes looked to get back on track last game with a big win over NJIT. They will look to continue to turn things around against Monmouth during the second game of their two-game home stand and then travel down to Delaware to play Delaware State.
The Marist Football team has gotten off to a rocky start, losing their first two games of the season to Bucknell by the score of 26-10 and Georgetown, 20-17. Junior quarterback Mike White is averaging over 250 total yards per game, while leading the team in rushing and passing touchdowns. The Red Foxes will try and right the ship against Sacred Heart and Campbell (IN) in the following weeks.
The Women’s Volleyball team has not gotten off to the start they may have wanted, with a 0-10 record. However, Marist looks to move forward and gear up for a 4-game conference home stand starting on Saturday. Kelsey Ediger, junior, leads the team with 79 kills while freshman teammate Nikki DeSerpa is second on the team with 67 kills. The Lady Red Foxes will face off against MAAC opponents, Canisius, Niagara and Siena in the next few games.
In other Marist Related News, former Marist baseball player Kevin McCarthy made his MLB debut for the defending World Series Champion Kansas City Royals. McCarthy registered his first career win for the Royals in a relief effort against the Chicago White Sox. He is the first former Marist player to make it to the big leagues. Congrats Kevin!
Go Red Foxes!