Marist defeated the US Merchant Marine Academy to take control in the Tri-State Men's D2 league.
Marist improved to 4-0 in conference play, and wrapped up a regular-season sweep of Kings Point. The two had met before with Marist edging the USMMA 20-17. This time, it was mostly Marist as the Red Foxes pulled away 51-17.
Marist edged US Merchant Marine Academy 20-17 in what seems to be the meeting of the top two teams in the Tri-State.
Marist traveled down to Kings Point, NY to play Merchant Marine Academy to decide Tri State regular season champions.
This has been a stop-start season in the Tri State but both Marist and Kings Point have managed to get through it ready to play. Both defeated RPI in tight games and really that's what set up this encounter. Officially both teams were unbeaten going into the match.
US Merchant Marina Academy moved to 2-0 in the Tri-State Conference with a 19-8 defeat of RPI Sunday.
The US Service Academies may possibly play in a series of games this fall.