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Mercer earns career win No. 250 as Thundering Herd defeats Middle Tennessee, UAB at home

Mercer earns career win No. 250 as Thundering Herd defeats Middle Tennessee, UAB at home

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis

 At the beginning of the 2019 season, Marshall head tennis coach John Mercer mentioned having the youngest team in Conference USA.  The Thundering Herd, featuring four freshmen in its six-player lineup, is indeed the youngest squad in the 14-team conference. Age, however, did not make a difference...

Athlete of the week: Mya Stevenson, softball

Athlete of the week: Mya Stevenson, softball

March 20, 2019


Filed under ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, SPORTS

 ABOUT MYA STEVENSON  Class: Freshman  Hometown: Mesquite, Texas  Batting Average: .373  Hits/HR/RBI: 25/8/24  LAST WEEK’S RESULTS  vs. Charlotte (3 games): .727 average (8-for-11), seven extra-base hits, two home runs, 4-for-4 with the cycle in game 1, 3-for-3 with 7 RBI in ga...

Thundering Herd looks to extend win streak in midweek matchup at Power Park against Virginia Tech

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

 Marshall baseball plays its second Atlantic Coast Conference opponent of the season on Wednesday when it welcomes the Virginia Tech Hokies to Appalachian Power Park in Charleston. The Thundering Herd is coming off a series win in conference play against the FIU Panthers last weekend. In the firs...

Marshall welcomes Wildcats for midweek matinee matchup

Marshall welcomes Wildcats for midweek matinee matchup

Sydney Shelton, Assistant Sports Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

 Marshall softball welcomes the Kentucky Wildcats to Huntington Wednesday after coming off a series win against Charlotte. The game will be on the Dot Hicks Field at Marshall University at 3 p.m.  So far this season the Herd sits at 19-7, overall and 2-1 in Conference with two wins against Charlotte ...

Elmore breaks Marshall scoring record, Herd edges IUPUI

Elmore breaks Marshall scoring record, Herd edges IUPUI

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall’s season will continue at least one more game, as the Thundering Herd defeated the visiting IUPUI Jaguars Tuesday night in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, 78-73, in front of 3,725 fans inside the Cam Henderson Center.   “Our MVP, besides Jon, was...

Late surge sends Southern Miss past Marshall, ends Herd’s title defense

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas – There will be a new conference champion crowned by Conference USA over the weekend.   A late push by third-seeded Southern Miss propelled the Golden Eagles to an 82-73 win over sixth-seeded and defending conference champion Marshall Thursday night in a quarterfinal match at the Con...

Marshall torches Rice to begin C-USA title defense

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas – Marshall opened on a 9-0 run and never looked back Wednesday night, laying an 82-65 shellacking on the Rice Owls in an opening round matchup at the Conference USA Championship.   “I thought we shot the ball really well,” Thundering Herd head coach Dan D’Antoni said....

Thundering Herd’s tourney run ends in first-round heartbreak

Thundering Herd’s tourney run ends in first-round heartbreak

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

FRISCO, Texas - The Marshall women’s basketball team’s C-USA Tournament run came to an end Wednesday afternoon following a 64-56 double-overtime loss in the first round to the UTEP Miners at the Ford Center. The double-overtime game was the first one to occur in the tournament since 2006. This wa...

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

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

March 12, 2019


Filed under ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, SPORTS

ABOUT TAYLOR PORTER Class: Redshirt Senior Hometown: Louisa, Kentucky Points Per Game: 12.4 Rebounds Per Game: 3.8 LAST WEEK’S RESULTS 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 play...

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

Marshall’s senior day began slowly Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center but the Thundering Herd shook off the early nerves to defeat Florida Atlantic, 76-61, erasing a 17-point first half deficit in the process. “Obviously (it’s) a little emotional again,” Marshall head basketball...