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Swimming and diving team competes in Nike Cup

The Parthenon
November 19, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

  Marshall University’s swimming and diving team will compete in the three-day Nike Cup hosted by the University of North Carolina Thursday through Saturday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Preliminaries begin 9:30 a.m. each day of competition, while the finals start at 5 p.m. In addition...

Swimming and diving team remains undefeated

Swimming and diving team remains undefeated

The Parthenon
November 3, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Swim and Dive

  The Marshall University swimming and diving team moved to 4-0 this season after defeating Davidson College and Old Dominion University this weekend. Leading the way for the Herd was a trio of divers. Megan Wolons, Heather Lonkert and Kelly Toner placed first, second and third, respectively,...

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Malcolm Walton, Reporter
February 24, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

Marshall University’s swimming and diving team broke 13 school records Saturday on its way to its best finish in C-USA history. The team is adamant that its best years still lay ahead. Head coach Bill Tramel said while he is proud of his team’s fourth place performance, this is what is now expected of...

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Jill Shemanski, Reporter
January 28, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

The Marshall University swimming and diving team posted a 167-94 win over the Dukes. Marshall swimmers won 11 of the 14 events in the contest and three records were set in the meet. Freshman Madi Pulfer from Ottawa, Ontario, was among one of the three record setters for the Herd. Her win in the 200 bac...

Marshall swimming and diving splits third meet of the season

Scott Bolger, Reporter
November 2, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

Inside Marshall University’s Fitch Natatorium Saturday, the Thundering Herd swim team faced one Big East and one Southeastern Conference opponent in Xavier University and Vanderbilt University. Marshall defeated Xavier by a large margin with 212 points to its 82, but fell to Vanderbilt 150-143. So...