The Parthenon

Herd baseball rolls past Colonels with big first inning

Herd baseball rolls past Colonels with big first inning

Brittanie Fowler

April 19, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team (19-15) defeated Eastern Kentucky University (17-20) Tuesday, 6-0, at the Kennedy Center Field. The Herd exploded in the first inning as it plated five runs against the Colonels, giving Marshall a 5-0 lead early in the game. Marshall junior Corey Bird got th...

Shapiro shines as Herd salvage win in series finale versus FAU

Shapiro shines as Herd salvage win in series finale versus FAU

April 18, 2016

Marshall University baseball dropped two of its three games to No. 16 Florida Atlantic University over the weekend. The Herd lost the first game of the series, 6-3, in extra innings, fell 10-2 in the second game, but responded to salvage a win in the 7-2 victory in the series finale. The Herd (18-15, 8-7...

Marshall baseball hosts nationally-ranked FAU

Marshall baseball hosts nationally-ranked FAU

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

April 14, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team (17-3, 7-5) faces No. 16 Florida Atlantic University (23-7, 9-3) this weekend in a three-game series at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley, West Virginia. Florida Atlantic, who sits in second place in Conference USA, is ranked 16th in the NCBWA poll and 17th in th...

Marshall baseball heads south for three-game series against UTSA

Marshall baseball heads south for three-game series against UTSA

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

April 7, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team (15-12, 5-4 C-USA) heads south for a three-game series against the University of Texas at San Antonio (11-17, 2-7 C-USA) for its fourth conference series of the season. Marshall is tied for fourth place in Conference USA. The Herd enters the game after a loss to...

Bossi hits for cycle as Marshall baseball clinches series win over C-USA foe

Bossi hits for cycle as Marshall baseball clinches series win over C-USA foe

April 4, 2016

Marshall University baseball took its weekend series over Louisiana Tech University two games to one after a historic performance by senior second baseman Aaron Bossi. In the series’ rubber match, Bossi hit for the cycle and powered the Herd (15-11, 5-4) to a 10-4 victory. Bossi singled in the fi...

Marshall, WVU baseball square off in Charleston

Marshall, WVU baseball square off in Charleston

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

April 4, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team (15-11, 5-4) faces in-state rival West Virginia University (14-11, 4-4) Tuesday for the teams’ first matchup of the season. The Herd is coming off a series win over Louisiana Tech University this weekend after winning two of its three games against the Bulldogs. ...

Herd baseball crushed 13-0 on the road by Morehead State

Herd baseball crushed 13-0 on the road by Morehead State

March 30, 2016

Marshall University baseball fell flat Wednesday as it was shutout by Morehead State University in a 13-0 blowout loss on the road. The Herd (13-10, 3-3) were lacking at the plate, totaling just seven hits in 31 at-bats for a .226 average, but were even worse on the mound yielding 15 hits and 13 earne...

Gee comes up clutch twice with go-ahead RBIs as Marshall baseball takes series against FIU

Gee comes up clutch twice with go-ahead RBIs as Marshall baseball takes series against FIU

March 28, 2016

Marshall University baseball won its three-game series with conference foe Florida International University 3-2 over the weekend. Although the Herd dropped its opening game Thursday 10-5, the team rallied to win the next two contests, 5-4 and 6-5, respectively. The Herd (13-9, 3-3) had some late-inning f...

Baseball team opens conference action against Southern Miss

Brittanie Fowler, reporter

March 17, 2016

The Herd enters conference action with a 9-6 record and a five-game win streak, which is its longest since 2014. Marshall has completed a three-game sweep of Lehigh University and a four-game sweep of Brown University this season while claiming eight victories in its last nine games. This past week,...

Marshall baseball sweeps Brown in four-game series during weekend host

Marshall baseball sweeps Brown in four-game series during weekend host

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

March 14, 2016

Marshall University’s baseball team swept Brown University this past weekend in a four-game series at the Kennedy Center in Huntington. In the first match, the Herd took the Bears into the 17th inning Friday until Marshall came out on top, winning the game 3-2. Both teams were held scoreless until ...

Marshall baseball takes on Brown in four-game series

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

March 11, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team welcomes Brown University this weekend for a four-game series. The Herd enters its fourth weekend of non-conference play on its home turf Friday with a double-header starting 12 p.m. at the Kennedy Center off Route 2 in Huntington. In Marshall’s last outing, the...

Marshall baseball falls to Ohio, 4-1

March 10, 2016

Marshall University’s baseball  team dropped a 4-1 decision Wednesday to Ohio University at the Kennedy Center Field. With the loss, the Herd drops to 4-6 on the season while the Bobcats move to 5-7. The game went scoreless through the first inning, but the Bobcats broke the tie in the top of ...