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Herd baseball powers past Ohio in game one

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 17, 2018

Marshall baseball took a 6-2 win in the first of its two midweek games against the Ohio Bobcats Tuesday afternoon at YMCA Kennedy Center Field in Huntington, West Virginia. The Herd moved to a season record of 16-17 (5-10 C-USA), while Ohio fell to 17-18 (5-7 MAC). After falling behind 1-0 in the...

Herd baseball earns first sweep of season

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 9, 2018

Thundering Herd baseball tallied its first series sweep of the season this weekend in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, winning all three games against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (17-15, 5-7 C-USA). With the sweep, the Herd is now back to a winning overall record (14-13, 4-8 C-USA) and no longer...

Herd baseball suffers home sweep against FAU, falls to last in Conference USA

Marshall, sporting home white jerseys, plays defense as it attempts to stifle Florida Atlantic in game one of its Saturday afternoon doubleheader in Charleston, West Virginia. The Herd plays its C-USA matchups at Appalachian Power Park, which is also home of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league affiliate, the West Virginia Power.

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018

After achieving a 10-4 win-loss record to start the season, the Marshall baseball team lost eight of its next nine games, including a three-game sweep at the hands of Florida Atlantic over the weekend at Appalachian Power Park. “Every team is going to go through some adversity,” head coach Jeff W...

Herd baseball overcomes early road trip, readies for home opener against Niagara

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2018

Marshall baseball didn’t start the season with the most ideal playing schedule. The Thundering Herd opened with 10 consecutive road games to begin the season, playing a trio of three-game series and a single midweek game. The Herd overcame those early season schedule issues, going 7-3 on the long...

Herd wins twice in extras, takes series

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

After scoring four runs in the top of the 11th Sunday afternoon in Elon, North Carolina, Marshall baseball claimed its second-straight series victory with an 11-7 defeat of the Elon Phoenix in the rubber match of a three-game series. Marshall improved its overall record to 4-2, while Elon fell to 2-6. “This...

Herd baseball prepares for weekend set with Elon

Herd baseball prepares for weekend set with Elon

Luke Creasy, Reporter

February 22, 2018

Marshall University baseball continues its 11-game road trip to open the 2018 season, as it travels to Elon, North Carolina Friday for a three-game, weekend set with the Elon Phoenix. In its opening series against the Florida A&M University Rattlers this past weekend, the Herd put on an clinic...

Herd baseball takes two over Rattlers, wins series

Luke Creasy, Reporter

February 19, 2018

Marshall baseball opened the 2018 season in Tallahassee, Florida this past weekend by taking two games from a three-game set with the Florida A&M University Rattlers. The Herd started with a 17-5 win on Friday, blasting four home runs on 18 hits to improve to 1-0 on the year. Marshall scored se...

Herd baseball opens 2018 with road trip, three-game series

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018

Thundering Herd baseball commences the 2018 regular season this Friday in Tallahassee, Florida, as longtime Head Baseball Coach Jeff Waggoner leads his team to Florida A&M University for a three-game series with the Rattlers at Moore-Kittles Field. Marshall comes off of a 25-28 overall win-loss...

Thundering Herd, Mountaineers to meet in Charleston for non-conference showdown

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 17, 2017

Marshall University Athletics is offering a bus ride headed to Appalachian Power Park in Charleston Tuesday to watch the baseball game between Marshall and West Virginia University. The bus ride is free for all Marshall students. Students must pick up their ticket for the game and a bus pass at the Henderson...

Baseball, Softball take crucial conference trip to Florida

Morgan Zerkle takes an at bat against Wright State during a double header April 5. Marshall won both games by scores of 4-2 and 9-1. Zerkle went for 5-7 while batting in 5 runs.

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 13, 2017

The Marshall University softball and baseball teams head to Florida for important series this weekend in Conference USA play. The softball team heads to Miami for a three-game set against Florida International. The baseball team meanwhile travels to Boca Raton for a three-game set against Florida Atlantic....

Marshall baseball to host home games Tuesday and Wednesday

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 10, 2017

The Marshall University baseball team returns home for back-to-back games Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday, the team faces off with Morehead State, while Wednesday the team goes up against Ohio University.  The Herd succeeded in what outfield Sam Finfer called a “brutal” part of the schedule over the past ...

Herd takes third game versus MTSU after five-run comeback

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 3, 2017

After losing the first two games of a three-game series to Middle Tennessee, the Marshall University baseball team used a late comeback to defeat the Blue Raiders in the third and final game of the series by a score of 8-6. Capping the comeback was a six-run seventh inning for the Thundering Herd. The...