The Parthenon

Men’s soccer falls to No. 17 Wright State

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s soccer team fell short to the No. 17 Wright State Raiders 3-1 Tuesday at Hoops Family Field. The loss brought Marshall to 5-8-2 (1-3-1 C-USA), while Wright State improved to 12-1-2 (5-0-1 Horizon) for the 2018 campaign. Marshall head coach Chris Grassie said...

Herd men’s soccer dominant in home win

Herd men’s soccer dominant in home win

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer rolled over Purdue Fort Wayne 3-0 Tuesday at Hoops Family Field. The Herd moved to a win-loss record 4-5-2 (1-1-1 C-USA), while the Mastodons fell to a win-loss record of 6-6-1. “That is the best 20 minutes we have had,” Marshall head coach Chris Grassie said....

Herd goalkeeper makes smooth transition to Division I

Abbi Pritchard, Contributor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

From Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a stop in Charleston, West Virginia, goalkeeper Paulo Pita found his new home with Marshall men’s soccer, and he has started all of its matches this season. Pita is a native of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he said soccer means everything. “Soccer is such a big thing in Brazi...

Marshall men’s soccer downs ODU in home C-USA match

Marshall men’s soccer downs ODU in home C-USA match

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer upset defending Conference USA tournament champion Old Dominion 4-2 Saturday at Hoops Family Field. With the win, Marshall improved its win-loss record to 3-4-2 (1-1-1 C-USA), while ODU moved to 5-3-1 (3-1 C-USA). “It was a very scrappy game, Old Dominion plays very ...

Herd men’s soccer outmatched by FIU in overtime

Herd men’s soccer outmatched by FIU in overtime

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer fell 2-1 in overtime to FIU Friday at Hoops Family Field. The Herd moved to a win-loss record 2-2-1 (0-1 C-USA), while defending regular season Conference USA champion, FIU, won its first match of the season and moved to a win-loss record of 1-3 (1-0 C-USA). “I...

Men’s soccer drops match against Oakland

Men’s soccer drops match against Oakland

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall men’s soccer endured a 3-2 loss Monday night at Hoops Family Field, as two second half goals weren’t enough to top the Oakland Grizzlies. With the loss, Marshall moved to a win-loss record of 1-1-0 while Oakland improved to 1-0-1. “I think we just didn’t keep our cool,” Marshal...

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer scored early and kept Duquesne scoreless in its 2018 season opener, as it won 1-0 Friday night at Hoops Family Field.  The Herd is now 1-0-0 on the season, handing Duquesne (0-1-0) its first loss of the season. “First three minutes I thought we played extr...