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Senior guard Jarrod West  of men's basketball and freshman forward Abi Hugh of women's soccer are this week's athletes of the week.

Co-athletes of the week: Abi Hugh and Jarrod West

February 16, 2021

ABOUT ABI HUGH Class: Freshman Position: Forward Hometown: Huntington, W. Va. Highschool: St. Joseph HS PERFORMANCE 2 goals against ESTU (W, 2-1 OT) Scoring two goals in her first...

Sophomore guard Savannah Wheeler dribbles beyond the three-point line against Old Dominion on Feb. 5.

Athlete of the Week – Savannah Wheeler

February 9, 2021

ABOUT: Position: Guard Class: Sophomore Height: 5’6 Hometown: Catlettsburg, Kentucky   PERFORMANCE: 35 points, 6 rebounds, 4 three-pointers vs. ODU Game 2 (W, 73-68 OT) 18...

Athlete of the Week: Andrew Taylor

Athlete of the Week: Andrew Taylor

January 26, 2021

ABOUT ANDREW TAYLOR:  Position: Guard  Class: Redshirt Sophomore  Height: 6’3  Hometown: Corbin, Kentucky    PERFORMANCE:  16 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals at FIU Game 1 (79-66...

Brenden Knox

Athlete of the Week: Brenden Knox, football

Staff Report October 27, 2020

ABOUT Brenden Knox: POSITION: Running Back CLASS: Redshirt Junior HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 223lbs HOMETOWN: Columbus, Ohio PERFORMANCE:  156 all-purpose yards (101 rushing; 55 receiving),...

Athlete of the Week: Artie Henry, football

Athlete of the Week: Artie Henry, football

Staff Report October 20, 2020

Playing his first game in over a year, redshirt senior Artie Henry has earned athlete of the week honors after his three reception, 72-yard and one touchdown performance against Louisianan Tech. The...

Athletes of the Week: The Offensive Line

Athletes of the Week: The Offensive Line

Staff Report October 13, 2020

Left Tackle: Josh Ball, redshirt senior (6-8, 309) Left Guard: Alex Mollette, redshirt senior (6-3, 294) Center: Alex Salguero, redshirt senior (6-4, 324) Right Guard: Cain Madden, redshirt senior...

Steven Gilmore makes a tackle against an Appalachian State player during the game.

Athlete of the Week: Steven Gilmore, football

September 22, 2020

ABOUT STEVEN GILMORE Position: Cornerback Class: Junior Height: 5’11 Weight:175 Hometown: Rock Hill, South Carolina   PERFORMANCE Seven total tackles (four solo) Three...

Athlete of the Week: Grant Wells, football

Athlete of the Week: Grant Wells, football

Staff Report September 8, 2020

ABOUT GRANT WELLS: Position: Quarterback Class: Redshirt Freshman Height: 6’2 Weight: 210 Hometown: Charleston, W.Va.  (George Washington HS) PERFORMANCE: 16-23, 307 yards, 4...

Athletes of the Week: Marshall University  Spring Athletes

Athletes of the Week: Marshall University Spring Athletes

Staff Report March 17, 2020

Basketball. Baseball. Softball. Track and Field. Golf. Tennis.  All of these sports are canceled for the semester at Marshall University due to concerns over COVID-19, and none of the athletes a part...

Mya Stevenson

Athlete of the Week: Mya Stevenson, Softball

Staff Report March 3, 2020

ABOUT MYA STEVENSON: Class: Sophomore Hometown: Mesquite, TX RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK: (At the Pirate Classic) 2 home runs, 2 RBI, 2 hits & 2 runs vs. Delaware State (8-0, W) 2...

Safiyyah Mitchell

Athlete of the Week: Safiyyah Mitchell Women’s Track and Field

Staff Report February 25, 2020

ABOUT SIFIYYAH MITCHELL: Class: Senior Position: Sprinter/Hurdler  Hometown: Huntington, West Virginia RESULTS OVER THE PAST WEEK:  (At the C-USA Indoor Championships): Second place...

Athlete of the Week: Aly Harrell

Athlete of the Week: Aly Harrell, Softball

Staff Report February 18, 2020

ABOUT ALY HARRELL: Position: First Base Class: Junior Height: 5’7 Hometown: Gahanna, OH RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK:  One home run, three RBI, two runs, four putouts vs. Lipscomb (14-6,...

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