RIVERDALE - In a battle for first place in the MAAC, the Manhattan College women?s basketball team hosted Marist Sunday.

The Lady Jaspers were 9-6 overall and 4-0 in the MAAC. The defending MAAC champions, Marist, were also 4-0 going into the game. This was the 34th meeting between the schools. The Lady Jaspers were looking for revenge for last year?s quarterfinal loss to Marist.

It was a close game throughout with Marist leading 26-23 in the first half. The Lady Jaspers came back for a short while, but in the end fell short to continue their losing streak. The final score 61-59.