Marist Women’s Basketball Falls to Fairfield

By Demi Herasme

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Marist Women’s Basketball team was defeated by Fairfield by a final score of 57-52 on Saturday afternoon in its MAAC opener at Webster Bank Arena.

Marist opened the game with a quick 5-0 run from Trinasia Kennedy.

The Red Foxes went scoreless for five minutes and Fairfield responded, grabbing a 14-11 lead by the end of the first.

The Stags continued a 6-0 run and wrapped up the second quarter with a 37-22 lead at the half.

Marist opened the third on a 7-0 run starting with Zaria Shazer’s first points of the game.

The spurt was a 14-4 run that cut Fairfield’s lead by five points at the end of the quarter.

The Red Foxes scored five points in 49 seconds to bring Marist within three at the 2:10 mark. However, The Stags kept the lead and concluded the game with a 57-52 win.-

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