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Herd baseball crushed 13-0 on the road by Morehead State

Herd baseball crushed 13-0 on the road by Morehead State

March 30, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University baseball fell flat Wednesday as it was shutout by Morehead State University in a 13-0 blowout loss on the road. The Herd (13-10, 3-3) were lacking at the plate, totaling just seven hits in 31 at-bats for a .226 average, but were even worse on the mound yielding 15 hits and 13 earne...

Gee comes up clutch twice with go-ahead RBIs as Marshall baseball takes series against FIU

Gee comes up clutch twice with go-ahead RBIs as Marshall baseball takes series against FIU

March 28, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University baseball won its three-game series with conference foe Florida International University 3-2 over the weekend. Although the Herd dropped its opening game Thursday 10-5, the team rallied to win the next two contests, 5-4 and 6-5, respectively. The Herd (13-9, 3-3) had some late-inning f...

Baseball team opens conference action against Southern Miss

Brittanie Fowler, reporter
March 17, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Herd enters conference action with a 9-6 record and a five-game win streak, which is its longest since 2014. Marshall has completed a three-game sweep of Lehigh University and a four-game sweep of Brown University this season while claiming eight victories in its last nine games. This past week,...

Marshall baseball sweeps Brown in four-game series during weekend host

Marshall baseball sweeps Brown in four-game series during weekend host

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
March 14, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s baseball team swept Brown University this past weekend in a four-game series at the Kennedy Center in Huntington. In the first match, the Herd took the Bears into the 17th inning Friday until Marshall came out on top, winning the game 3-2. Both teams were held scoreless until ...

Marshall baseball takes on Brown in four-game series

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Marshall University baseball team welcomes Brown University this weekend for a four-game series. The Herd enters its fourth weekend of non-conference play on its home turf Friday with a double-header starting 12 p.m. at the Kennedy Center off Route 2 in Huntington. In Marshall’s last outing, the...

Marshall baseball falls to Ohio, 4-1

March 10, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall University’s baseball  team dropped a 4-1 decision Wednesday to Ohio University at the Kennedy Center Field. With the loss, the Herd drops to 4-6 on the season while the Bobcats move to 5-7. The game went scoreless through the first inning, but the Bobcats broke the tie in the top of ...

Herd baseball completes weekend sweep

March 8, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Marshall University baseball team swept Lehigh University over the weekend to improve its record to 4-5 for the season. The second game of the three-game sweep gave Herd head coach Jeff Waggoner his 200th win with the program. The Herd won the first game of the series Saturday when it got a storng ...

Herd baseball takes on Lehigh in first home game of season

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
March 4, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Marshall University baseball team welcomes Lehigh University for the Herd’s first home game of the season 12 p.m. Saturday at the Kennedy Center. In Marshall’s last outing, the team lost all three of its games in the “Baseball at the Beach” tournament at Coastal Carolina University. After...

Baseball team kicks off season with exhibition weekend against FAMU

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
February 19, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Marshall University baseball team kicks off its 2016 season Friday as it heads to Tallahassee, Florida for its first weekend of preseason games. Marshall faces Florida A&M University for a three-game series beginning Friday and ending Sunday. The team ended its 2015 season with an overall...

Herd baseball team sets eyes on conference tourney

Herd baseball team sets eyes on conference tourney

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
January 27, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, SPORTS

The spring season is upon us. And just as winter always keeps its promise of frigid temperatures and snowy sidewalks, since May 14, 1896, spring has always kept one promise to Marshall University: baseball. Every day at Marshall’s new indoor athletic facility, around 1 p.m., you will hear the clanking ...

Marshall baseball announces new recruiting class

The Parthenon
December 2, 2015
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Marshall University baseball team’s head coach Jeff Waggoner announced the program’s 2016-17 recruiting class Monday. The class consists of five junior college players and seven high school seniors who will join the Herd for the 2017 season. The junior college signees include four pitchers–...

Herd baseball to take on Old Dominion

Herd baseball to take on Old Dominion

Adam Polsky, Reporter
April 15, 2015
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall University’s baseball team looks to build momentum for the C-USA tournament this weekend with a three-game series against Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. The Thundering Herd is coming off of its second shutout of the season after falling, 7-0, to the University of Akron Tue...