The Parthenon

After his leadoff home run in the first inning, junior shortstop Geordon Blanton (3) is greeted at home plate by sophomore catcher Kyle Schaefer (34).

Marshall baseball defeats WVU in Huntington

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 24, 2021

Dominating from start to finish, the Marshall University baseball team defeated West Virginia University 7-1 Tuesday in the Mountaineers first trip to Huntington since 1988. “This team came out with...

Freshman catcher Ryan Leitch swings at a pitch against Morehead State on Sunday, March 7. Marshall lost the contest 6-2.

Athlete of the Week: Ryan Leitch, baseball

Grant Goodrich, Sorts Editor March 16, 2021

For his performance at Mercer in the final two games of the three-game series, freshman Ryan Leitch has earned athlete of the week honors.  After a slow game one for Marshall as a team and Leitch as...

Junior Peter Hutzal readies to swing during a game in the shortened 2020 baseball season.

Baseball set to begin its season

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 2, 2021

The Marshall men’s baseball team is slated to begin its season with a three-game series against Morehead State; the first game is scheduled for Friday, March 5 at 1 p.m. at the Kennedy Center YMCA field.  The...

Left to right: Senior Associate for AECOM, Brian Pounds, Chairman James  Bailes, current Head Baseball Coach Jeff Waggoner, Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert, Jack Cook, Athletic Director Mike Hamrick,  Jeff Montgomery, Mayor Steve Williams and Rick Reed all participated in the groundbreaking ceremony.

Marshall baseball’s groundbreaking ceremony for new stadium

Grant Goodrich, Reporter October 29, 2019

A home stadium for the Marshall University baseball team will become a reality in a short 17 months, Athletic Director Mike Hamrick announced Saturday morning at a groundbreaking ceremony inside the Chris...

Marshall Baseball vs Eastern Michigan in Spring 2019

Herd baseball headed to Morgantown to face Mountaineers

Grant Goodrich, Reporter October 3, 2019

In its second out of three scheduled fall baseball games, the Marshall Thundering Herd will travel to Morgantown, West Virginia on Friday to play the West Virginia Mountaineers at 6:30 p.m. at Monongalia...

Elvis Peralta Jr.

Future is promising for Herd Baseball players Peralta and Shapiro

Sydney Shelton, Contributor June 11, 2019

Two of Marshall’s baseball players were drafted on the third day of the 2019 MLB Draft: redshirt-junior shortstop Elvis Peralta, Jr. and senior left-handed starting pitcher Joshua Shapiro.   Peralta,...

Marshall shortstop Elvis Peralta (7) watches as Ohio center fielder Michael Richardson slides into second base during the teams’ midweek matchup at the Kennedy Center Field, April 16, 2019.

Eagles best Thundering Herd in midweek matchup

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor April 23, 2019

A bases-loaded walk in the top of the eighth inning sent visiting Morehead State past the Marshall baseball team Tuesday afternoon, 5-4, at the Kennedy Center Field in Huntington. Morehead State took...

Tucker Linder (6) swings through a pitch in the second inning of Marshalls 4-3 win over Ohio, April 16, 2019.

Marshall baseball survives against Ohio Bobcats in 11 innings

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter April 17, 2019

After a total of 8 pitching changes for the Thundering Herd and left fielder Tucker Linder’s extended hitting streak to 21 games, Marshall came out on top, 4-3, in a non-conference matchup against the...

Zach Inskeep (right) offers advice to Evan Hurn (left) between innings.

Herd baseball splits doubleheader, takes C-USA series over rival Hilltoppers

Millard Stickler, Reporter April 17, 2019

Marshall baseball earned its fourth Conference USA series win when it took two out of three games from rival Western Kentucky at the Kennedy Center Field. “Obviously winning the series is what you...

Erik Rodriguez reaches first safely (Series Photo 1)

GALLERY: Baseball vs Ohio

Sydney Shelton , Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2019

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

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter March 20, 2019

 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...

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