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Herd looks for success at Virginia Challenge

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

After an abnormal weekend off last Friday and Saturday, the Marshall University track and field team returns to action this weekend. The team will compete Saturday in the William Walton Invitational in Harrisonburg, Virginia hosted by James Madison University. Prior to last weekend off, the team had...

Graduate transfers find success

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

For collegiate student-athletes, managing schoolwork and athletics is crucial for success both on the playing field and in the classroom. However, the workload for student-athletes who attend graduate school while playing a sport is only higher. Such is the case for Marshall University track and field ath...

Herd track and field aim to continue success in outdoor season

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
March 19, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

After a record breaking indoor season, the Marshall University women’s track and field team looks to continue the success it had in its indoor season to the outdoor season. In the indoor season, the team as a whole finished seventh out of 13 conference teams at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field...

Herd track and field readies for Conference USA Indoor Championships

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University track and field team will compete in the 2017 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19 in Birmingham, Alabama. The meet will feature 13 Conference USA teams, as all 14 conference schools but Old Dominion have a track and field program....

Track and Field Race Home to Host Chipotle Invitational

Track and Field Race Home to Host Chipotle Invitational

Kaitlyn Shouse, Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Track and Field

Thundering Herd Track and Field return to Huntington Friday and Saturday as they host 17 schools from 10 different conferences at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational. The Herd are traveling back from last weekend’s meet in Akron, Ohio, where junior Berkley Castro finished first in the one-mile run...

Bange leaving impact on track and field program

Jake Flatley, Contributor
April 19, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The transition was not easy for Asia Bange. The Marshall track and field standout came from Columbus, Ohio, one of the largest cities in the United States to Huntington, West Virginia. But through all the changes for Bange, one thing remained constant— she was dominant on the track. Bange, a senior...

Track and field team to compete in Catamount Classic

Christian Hisman, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team heads to Cullowhee, North Carolina Friday to compete in the Catamount Classic. The event will span Friday and Saturday as an all-day event on both days. The team will look to build on a successful meet at the Hilltopper Relays last weekend. In the mee...

Track and field team competes in Hilltopper Relays

April 7, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team competes in the Hilltopper Relays Friday and Saturday in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event is hosted by Western Kentucky University. The Hilltopper Relays is the first event for Marshall this season that is hosted by a fellow Conference USA member this...

Track and field team competes in two meets this weekend

Track and field team competes in two meets this weekend

Christian Hisman, Reporter
March 31, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team splits into separate groups this weekend to compete in two outdoor tournaments. One group heads to the Pepsi Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida, while the other group travels to the Cherry Blossom Invitational hosted by Ohio University...

Herd track and field set to begin outdoor season with Wake Forest Open

Brittanie Fowler, reporter
March 17, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team travels to Winston-Salem, North Carolina as it begins its first outdoor portion of the season Friday in the Wake Forest Open. The Herd will compete against representatives from 31 other schools in the two-day event. Over the course of Marshall’s indoor...

Small making huge difference in track and field program

Jacob Flatley, Contributor
February 24, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

When Jeff Small took the Marshall University track and field head coaching position over two decades ago, he had no idea he would still be here today. After being with the program for a few seasons, however, he knew he had found a home. And from that point forward, Small, now in his 21st season as...

Track and field team heads to Birmingham for C-USA Indoor Championships

Track and field team heads to Birmingham for C-USA Indoor Championships

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
February 24, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team opens competition Wednesday in the 2016 Conference USA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. The meet will be held at the Birmingham Crossplex. Senior Shanice Johnson said she is concerned about competing on the banked track. “It will be the fir...