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Athletes of the Week: Pedro Dolabella and Paulo Pita, men’s soccer

Athletes of the Week: Pedro Dolabella and Paulo Pita, men’s soccer

November 19, 2019

ABOUT PEDRO DOLABELLA: Position: Midfielder Class: Junior Height: 6’4 Hometown: Brasilia, Brazil ABOUT PAULO PITA: Position: Goalkeeper Class: Redshirt senior Height: 6’3 Hometown: Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil This week’s athletes of the week feature Marshall University men’s soccer players Pedro...

No. 13 Herd men’s soccer crowned 2019 C-USA Champions, first NCAA appearance

No. 13 Herd men’s soccer crowned 2019 C-USA Champions, first NCAA appearance

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

With 7:30 left in the second overtime period of the 2019 Conference USA Championship match, junior midfielder Pedro Dolabella headed the soccer ball into the goal to claim the 2019 Conference USA men’s soccer title for the Marshall University Thundering Herd over the Charlotte 49ers, 1-0. “I can’t...

No. 13 Marshall men’s soccer racks up All-C-USA Selection Awards

No. 13 Marshall men’s soccer racks up All-C-USA Selection Awards

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Conference USA announced All-C-USA selections Tuesday, and No. 13 Marshall University men’s soccer continues to receive recognition as the team racked up several honors. Herd Head Coach Chris Grassie was named Conference USA Coach of the Year. Redshirt freshman forward Milo Yosef earned First...

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Following earlier this week’s All-Conference USA awards, the No. 1 seed and 13th ranked Marshall University men’s soccer team is set to compete against the No. 4 seed and 15th ranked University of Kentucky in the semifinals of the 2019 C-USA Tournament on Thursday evening in Norfolk, Va. “I...

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Following the All-Conference USA awards earlier this week, the No. 1 seed and 13th ranked Marshall University men’s soccer team is set to compete against the No. 4 seed and 15th ranked University of Kentucky in the semifinals of the 2019 C-USA Tournament on Thursday evening in Norfolk, Virginia. “I...

No. 14 Herd men’s soccer defeats No. 19 FIU, claims C-USA regular season title

No. 14 Herd men’s soccer defeats No. 19 FIU, claims C-USA regular season title

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

With the dominance of junior forward Jamil Roberts’ two goals and redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita’s six saves, the No. 14 Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s soccer team claimed the 2019 Conference USA regular season title after defeating No. 19 Florida International University Panthers...

Men’s Soccer takes down Kentucky (Gallery)

Men’s Soccer takes down Kentucky (Gallery)

Richard Crank, Photographer

November 4, 2019

Herd men's soccer takes down Kentucky in a Top 20 battle last Sunday.

Defense pushes Marshall over Kentucky

Defense pushes Marshall over Kentucky

Mike Dotson, Reporter

November 3, 2019

Redshirt senior Paulo Pita’s five saves helped lift No. 20 Marshall men’s soccer over No. 15 University of Kentucky by a score of 1-0. Marshall improves to (12-2-3) on the season and (4-1-1) in conference play. Sunday evening, Marshall took on Kentucky in what was a physical game with the Herd...

No. 20 Herd men’s soccer to face No. 15 Kentucky in final home match of the season

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

No. 20 Marshall University men’s soccer team closes out its home matches for the 2019 season as the No. 15 University of Kentucky Wildcats visits on Sunday afternoon to Hoops Family Field. Both ranked teams are battling to decide for Conference USA’s regular season champion. The Herd enters the...

Men’s soccer continues success, moves to No. 15 ranking

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

October 22, 2019

Following Marshall University’s men’s soccer two wins against Loyola Marymount (4-1) and San Diego State (5-1) in California, Marshall redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita earned Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week and redshirt freshman forward Milo Yosef received Conference USA Offensive...

No. 21 Marshall men’s soccer closes out West Coast trip with victory over San Diego State

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

October 19, 2019

Marshall University’s men soccer’s redshirt freshman Milo Yosef scored two of the Herd’s five goals against San Diego State University on Friday evening to secure dominance with a final score of 5-1. Yosef’s two goals for the Herd tallied his total to 10 on the season. This is the second cons...

Marshall men’s soccer collects first win as ranked team

Marshall men’s soccer collects first win as ranked team

Mike Dotson, Reporter

October 17, 2019

In their first game as a ranked team, Marshall men’s soccer team flexed their offensive muscles by putting up four goals against the University of Loyola Marymount. "It was a really crazy match," Head Coach Chris Grassie said per Herdzone. "A definite game of two halves. We dominated the first half...