Are Marist Student-Athletes Trying to Go Pro?

Have you ever seen a Marist student in athletic gear on campus and sworn that they graduated? That may very well be the case as many Marist student-athletes stick around for five years. But don’t athletes only take a fifth year if they want to play professionally? Not the case for Marist students.

College athletes worldwide take redshirting as an opportunity to play a fifth year in hopes of getting professional careers. Although Marist is a Division I school, most Marist student-athletes redshirt due to injury or lack of maturity. Continue reading