Athletes of the week: Taylor Porter, women’s basketball, and Shane Hanon, baseball


Richard Crank


Class: Redshirt Senior

Hometown: Louisa, Kentucky

Points Per Game: 12.4

Rebounds Per Game: 3.8


vs. FIU: career-high 30 points on a school record 10 3-pointers (10-for-12), seven rebounds, three
assists, one steal.

Marshall women’s basketball player Taylor Porter shattered the Marshall school record with 10 3-pointers (on 12 attempts) on her senior day Thursday. With breaking the school record, this was also a career-high for Porter. Porter was named Conference USA Player of the Week for her performance.  She was one triple shy of tying the C-USA record of 11 and three shy of tying the NCAA Division I record of 13. She also had seven rebounds, three assists and a steal. Porter is second on the team in points scored and made 3-pointers and third on the team in rebounds.


Class: Redshirt Senior

Hometown: Gig Bay, Washington

Batting Average: .370

Hits/HR/RBI: 20/2/12


vs. Eastern Michigan (4 games): .647 average (11-for-17), seven extra-base hits, two home runs, 6-for-6 with the cycle in game 3.

Marshall baseball player Shane Hanon went a combined eight-for-11 in the two Sunday games against Eastern Michigan. In those two games he had six RBI and two home runs. In the first game of the day he hit six-for-six at the plate, with one base-on-balls as he hit for the cycle. With Marshall collecting four wins against Eastern Michigan, Hanon went 11-for-17 at the plate. Hanon was named Conference USA Hitter of the Week for his performance against the Eagles. Hanon is second on the team in batting average and tied for the team lead in hits and RBI, while also leading the team with 10 extra-base hits.

Sydney Shelton
Marshall Baseball vs Eastern Michigan