POUGHKEEPSIE – The Marist women’s basketball team fell to Fairfield Saturday night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matchup. The Red Foxes were defeated by the Stags by a score of 43-34
The Stags took an early 3-0 lead. The teams remained scoreless for two minutes of the first quarter with the Stags leading 3-2. At the end of the first the teams were tied at five apiece.
Fairfield and Marist entered a scoreless drought for about four minutes in the second quarter. The Stags ended their scoring drought from a three-pointer from Jocelyn Polansky.
The Red Foxes ended their scoring drought with a step back jumper from Kiara Fisher.
Entering halftime, the Stags led 13-11.
There were six lead changes in the third quarter. The Stags held the advantage over the Red Foxes to end the third quarter 28-25.
Fairfield took their largest lead of the game with a 12-2 run in the fourth quarter. Marist was defeated by Fairfield 43-34.