The Parthenon

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

April 23, 2020

As the school year comes to an end so does college sports. Despite the pandemic canceling all sports events around the world, we are going to take a trip down memory lane and recap the best sports moments from student athletes at Marshall University this year. Starting with the fall season, Marshall...

Former Herd men’s soccer player to host ZEE Soccer Christmas Camp

Rafael Simoes and Paulo Pita with ZEE Goalkeeper Academy campers.

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 14, 2019

Former Marshall University men’s soccer goalkeeper, Paulo Pita, will be hosting a two-day soccer camp with ZEE Goalkeeper Academy before leaving the state of West Virginia one final time. The ZEE Goalkeeper Academy, owned by Rick Zucchi, is based in Port Orange, Florida. Zucchi gave Pita ownership...

Marshall men’s soccer closes out historical season in NCAA Sweet 16

Men's Soccer beats Kentucky, 1-0 on Nov. 3, 2019.

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

The No. 11 Marshall University men’s soccer team concluded its 2019 season in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament with a 4-1 loss on Sunday night at No. 6 University of Washington. Redshirt senior Paulo Pita recorded a season-high nine saves during the match while junior forward Jamil Roberts...

No. 11 Marshall men’s soccer defeats WVU, advances to NCAA Sweet 16

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 25, 2019

In front of a record-breaking crowd of 2,126 people, the Marshall University men’s soccer team defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Hoops Family Field. This match was the first appearance for the Herd and will advance the team to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. “I...

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

Paulo Pita (left) walks toward Pedro Dolabella (right) to embrace in a hug after their first win against Kentucky.

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

Pedro Dolabella kicks through two of Charlotte’s players in the Conference USA Championship match on Sunday.

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

Men's Soccer beats Kentucky, 1-0 on Nov. 3, 2019.

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

Men's Soccer beats Kentucky, 1-0 on Nov. 3, 2019.

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

Redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita celebrates a huge save along with teammates Max Schneider and Collin Mocyunas against the Kentucky Wildcats on Nov. 3 at Hoops Family Field.

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

Men's Soccer beats Kentucky, 1-0 on Nov. 3, 2019.

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 beats Kentucky, 1-0 on Nov. 3, 2019.

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

Herd men's soccer celebrates its victory 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...