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Herd baseball completes weekend sweep

March 8, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team swept Lehigh University over the weekend to improve its record to 4-5 for the season. The second game of the three-game sweep gave Herd head coach Jeff Waggoner his 200th win with the program. The Herd won the first game of the series Saturday when it got a storng ...

Herd baseball takes on Lehigh in first home game of season

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

March 4, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team welcomes Lehigh University for the Herd’s first home game of the season 12 p.m. Saturday at the Kennedy Center. In Marshall’s last outing, the team lost all three of its games in the “Baseball at the Beach” tournament at Coastal Carolina University. After...

Baseball team kicks off season with exhibition weekend against FAMU

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

February 19, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team kicks off its 2016 season Friday as it heads to Tallahassee, Florida for its first weekend of preseason games. Marshall faces Florida A&M University for a three-game series beginning Friday and ending Sunday. The team ended its 2015 season with an overall...

Herd baseball team sets eyes on conference tourney

Herd baseball team sets eyes on conference tourney

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

January 27, 2016

The spring season is upon us. And just as winter always keeps its promise of frigid temperatures and snowy sidewalks, since May 14, 1896, spring has always kept one promise to Marshall University: baseball. Every day at Marshall’s new indoor athletic facility, around 1 p.m., you will hear the clanking ...

Marshall baseball announces new recruiting class

The Parthenon

December 2, 2015

The Marshall University baseball team’s head coach Jeff Waggoner announced the program’s 2016-17 recruiting class Monday. The class consists of five junior college players and seven high school seniors who will join the Herd for the 2017 season. The junior college signees include four pitchers–...

Herd baseball to take on Old Dominion

Herd baseball to take on Old Dominion

Adam Polsky, Reporter

April 15, 2015

Marshall University’s baseball team looks to build momentum for the C-USA tournament this weekend with a three-game series against Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. The Thundering Herd is coming off of its second shutout of the season after falling, 7-0, to the University of Akron Tue...

Herd Baseball falls to Ohio Bobcats

Herd Baseball falls to Ohio Bobcats

Adam Polsky, Reporter

April 8, 2015

The Marshall University baseball team dropped its fourth consecutive contest with a 4-2 loss against Ohio University Wednesday at the Kennedy Center YMCA field. The Bobcats jumped out to a lead in the third inning when senior infielder Jake Madsen started off his big day with a sacrifice fly to lef...

Herd Baseball prepares for weekend series

Herd Baseball prepares for weekend series

Kasey Madden, Reporter

March 10, 2015

The Marshall University baseball team plays a three game series this weekend against the University of Texas at San Antonio in Beckley. Originally, the Herd had a scheduled home opener Tuesday against the University of Akron, but the game was canceled  because of the recent weather events. Last weekend, Marsha...

Herd baseball prepares for season opener

Herd baseball prepares for season opener

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

February 12, 2015

The Marshall University baseball team will head down south to Tallahassee, Florida for their season opener tournament Friday against Florida A&M University. The Herd welcomes 13 new faces to its program this season, including seven junior college transfers and six freshmen. The team came out of C...

Former Herd baseball players still use teamwork

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 3, 2015

From throwing strikes, to fielding hits, to the daily operations of Marshall University, three former Herd baseball players still know the meaning of teamwork. John Winters, Director of Printing Services Brian Morgan, chair and associate of Integrated Science and Technology and Sargent Scott Ballou of th...

New expectations for Marshall baseball

New expectations for Marshall baseball

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Marshall University’s baseball team had a disappointing season last year that ended with the team finishing 20-31, including 10-19 in conference play. Senior Andrew Dundon said he has different expectations for the team this season. “My expectation for the team is to win the conference championshi...