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Herd softball hopes to continue winning streak

Herd softball hopes to continue winning streak

Adam Polsky, Reporter
April 1, 2015
Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University softball returns to C-USA action with a three game series against University of North Texas this weekend at Dot Hicks Field. The Thundering Herd is riding a five game win streak into this contest after back-to-back sweeps against Furman University and Wright State University. T...

Herd softball to take on Northern Kentucky

Jill Shemanski, Reporter
March 24, 2015
Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Marshall University softball team will play a non-conference double header 2 p.m. Thursday against Northern Kentucky University. The two games will be played at Dot Hicks Field in Huntington. The team is looking to make up for its losses from last weekend after falling to conference rival Unive...

Herd softball to take on WKU in conference opener

Herd softball to take on WKU in conference opener

Adam Polsky, Reporter
March 12, 2015
Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Marshall University softball team will play Western Kentucky University for its C-USA home opener Friday at Dot Hicks Field. The Thundering Herd is coming off of a 2-1 series win over Florida International University. The Herd took the first game 13-5 and the second game 13-3, but narrowly missed...

Marshall softball starts season 5-0

Marshall softball starts season 5-0

James Collier, Contributor
February 9, 2015
Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Thundering Herd never trailed at any point during the tournament, and it is out to its best start since starting 7-0 in 2010. Marshall jumped on Army out of the gate Friday in its season opener en route to a 10-4 win.  A lead-off walk to Morgan Zerkle provided the Herd its first run of the bal...

Herd softball powered by local talent

Herd softball powered by local talent

Amber Payne, Reporter
December 3, 2014
Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team has six players from West Virginia. In the last few years, Marshall’s head coach, Shonda Stanton, has looked for local student-athletes who are going to help the Thundering Herd do big things. “Our goal is and always has been to secure the best student–athlete...