By Steve Speedling
TUCSON, AZ – The Marist volleyball team dropped the finale of the Cactus Classic in three sets to New Mexico State on Saturday afternoon.
The Red Foxes wrapped up play in Tucson with a 1-2 record, including an impressive five-set victory over UCSD last night.
Gabby Murray picked up the Red Foxes first kill of the match early in set one.
New Mexico State led 6-4, then went on a 4-0 run to take a 10-4 lead and did not look back. The Aggies went on to win the set 25-16.
Set two was much of the same, and New Mexico State won by an identical score of 25-16.
The Aggies kept the foot on the gas in set three, and went on to win 25-13 and win the match 3-0.
The Red Foxes returned to Poughkeepsie for their home opener on Tuesday, August 31 against Albany.