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Herd men and women’s XC team finish at top of Evansville Invitational

 Alex Minor led the way for the Herd placing second in the Evansville Invitational.

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Marshall University’s cross country men and women’s team found success at the Evansville Invitational in Indiana with men placing first overall and women finishing second.  “Our main goal coming into the race was to pack up really well in the front,” Assistant Coach Caleb Bowen said. “The m...

Cross-country freshman ‘runs’ in the footsteps of Hall of Fame father

Marshall University Athletics Hall of Famer Rogers Beckett (right) stands with daughter, Astoria Beckett who now runs cross country.

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Marshall Athletics Hall of Famer Rogers Beckett left Huntington several years ago, but the Beckett name returned to Marshall’s campus this semester with his freshman, cross-country running daughter, Astoria Beckett. “Even though my intentions weren’t to come here,” Astoria Beckett said, “I...

Cross country wins big at Adidas Winthrop Invitational

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd men and women’s cross-country teams raced Saturday Sept. 14 in Rock Hill, South Carolina for the 36th annual Adidas Winthrop Invitational. “Coming out on top in both men and women’s was our goal,” Assistant Coach Caleb Bowen said. “This was just the...

Herd cross country opens season in Kentucky

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Marshall cross country will travel to Highland Heights, Kentucky this weekend to compete in its first meet of the season—the Queen City Invitational. Marshall will bring nine of its men and nine of its women to compete in the 5k. The meet will begin Saturday morning, as the men start at 9 a.m. and...