Marist Volleyball Drops Cactus Classic Finale

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.

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