The Parthenon

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

March 10, 2019

Marshall’s senior day began slowly Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center but the Thundering Herd shook off the early nerves to defeat Florida Atlantic, 76-61, erasing a 17-point first half deficit in the process. “Obviously (it’s) a little emotional again,” Marshall head basketball...

Record-setting night propels Thundering Herd past FIU

Record-setting night propels Thundering Herd past FIU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 8, 2019

The Marshall women’s basketball team used record-setting performances Thursday from senior guards Taylor Porter and Shayna Gore to defeat the FIU Panthers in blowout fashion, 87-42, at the Cam Henderson Center. “(Gore and Porter) went out with a blaze of glory,” women’s head coach Tony Kemper...

Herd clinches sixth with blowout win over FIU

Herd clinches sixth with blowout win over FIU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Although five Florida International Panthers players scored in double figures Wednesday evening during its matchup against the Marshall Thundering Herd, it wasn’t enough for them to seal the deal as the Herd had five players score in double figures as well to defeat the Panthers, 94-78, at the Cam...

Athlete of the week: Abigail Tolbert/Kailee Williamson, softball

Athlete of the week: Abigail Tolbert/Kailee Williamson, softball

March 5, 2019

SEASON STATS 14-5 record (4-0 home, 2-1 away, 8-4 neutral) 1.57 earned run average 125 innings pitched/95 hits allowed 87 strikeouts/51 walks LAST WEEK’S RESULTS 4-0 record (1-0 vs. Ohio, 3-0 vs. Rider) 0.29 earned run average 24 innings pitched/18 hits allowed 18 strikeouts/12 walks Marshall sof...

Herd men’s basketball prepares for high-octane rematch against Panthers

Herd men’s basketball prepares for high-octane rematch against Panthers

Millard Stickler, Reporter

March 5, 2019

As Marshall prepares for its Wednesday night game against FIU inside the Cam Henderson Center, head coach Dan D’Antoni said he expects a high-scoring, fast-paced game. “We are basically guarding ourselves,” D’Antoni said. “It was a great game here the first time. (FIU has) explosive guards. They pl...

Thundering Herd, Fighting Irish to meet in 2022

Thundering Herd, Fighting Irish to meet in 2022

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 4, 2019

Marshall University Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick announced Monday that the Marshall football team will travel to the University of Notre Dame for the first time in school history. Hamrick said that he is looking forward to a great atmosphere when the two teams meet. Marshall University’s athletic...

Herd softball remains undefeated at home after sweeping weekend series

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 3, 2019

The Marshall women’s softball team remains undefeated at Dot Hicks Field after going 4-0 against Ohio and Rider. The Herd (14-5, 0-0 C-USA) swept all three games in its series against the Broncs (0-9, 0-0 MAAC), closing the series with a 10-2 win in five innings Sunday. “I think our offense...

Herd women’s basketball travels to ODU for final road game of season

Herd women’s basketball travels to ODU for final road game of season

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 1, 2019

The Marshall women’s basketball team (15-12, 9-5 C-USA) aims to achieve one more win on the road Saturday in its final away game against the Old Dominion Monarchs (17-9, 8-6 C-USA) in Norfolk, Virginia. This will mark the last time the Herd will travel before the Conference USA Tournament in Frisco,...

Brooks-Harris, Dillon use redshirt season to improve on, off court

Brooks-Harris, Dillon use redshirt season to improve on, off court

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 26, 2019

Not everyone can score 1,000 points or more during their high school basketball career and expect to receive an NCAA Division I scholarship to a top university. Freshmen Cam Brooks-Harris and Jeremy Dillon achieved this dream and found their fate at Marshall University under one of the school’s most...

Athlete of the week: Erik Rodriguez, baseball

Athlete of the week: Erik Rodriguez, baseball

February 26, 2019

ABOUT ERIK RODRIGUEZ  Year: Junior Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico Position: Outfielder   PERSONAL BEST: Four hits in four at-bats vs Southern Miss (May 19, 2018) Two stolen bases (accomplished twice, last vs. UNCW)   Marshall baseball outfielder Erik Rodriguez hit .5...

Herd men’s basketball to open C-USA Bonus Play at Louisiana Tech

Herd men’s basketball to open C-USA Bonus Play at Louisiana Tech

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 26, 2019

 Following a 12-day hiatus from basketball games, the Marshall men’s basketball team is set to head to Louisiana Tech and North Texas once again to start out its last two away game series of conference bonus play.  Sophomore guard Jarrod West said that the days off from games has helped the Herd work hard dur...