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No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the University of Texas at El Paso Miners in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Texas with a final score of 86-78. The Herd improved to 17-15 (11-8 C-USA), and the Miners capped off its season with a 17-15 (8-11...

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Marshall University women’s basketball team won its first Conference USA Tournament game since 2016 Wednesday afternoon at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas after defeating the University of Southern Miss Golden Eagles 71-67 in overtime. Marshall (13-17, 8-11 C-USA) was led by junior...

Athlete of the Week: Peter Hutzal, Baseball

Athlete of the Week: Peter Hutzal, Baseball

March 10, 2020

ABOUT PETER HUTZAL: Position: Infielder (First Base) Class: Redshirt Junior Height: 6’1 Weight: 185 Hometown: Alberta, Canada PERFORMANCE OVER THE LAST WEEK: (All in the four-game series against Akron) 3 RBI, 1 homerun, 2 runs and 1.000 fielding % .467 batting average on 7 ...

Men’s golf continues improvement, completes Pinehurst Intercollegiate

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

March 10, 2020

Capping off the second tournament of the spring season, Marshall University’s men’s golf received eighth place at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate this past weekend at Pinehurst, North Carolina.  Marshall finished its best team round on the final day with a total of 302. Freshman Tyler Jones pe...

Men’s basketball heads to C-USA Tournament

Men’s basketball heads to C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team (16-15, 10-8 Conference USA) is heading southwest to the Lone Star State as it prepares to face the University of Texas at El Paso Miners (17-14, 8-10 C-USA) in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Basketball Tournament in Frisco, Texas.  The Herd is coming off a 82-77 win over the Un...

Herd women’s basketball readies for Conference USA Tournament matchup against USM

Herd women’s basketball readies for Conference USA Tournament matchup against USM

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

March 10, 2020

After winning a three-way tiebreaker for the No. 8 seed, the Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will play the No. 9 Southern Miss Golden Eagles in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Tournament Wednesday in the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The Herd enters...

Herd Puts Five Players in Double Figures in Route to a 94-82 Win Over FAU in Home Finale

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Propelled by a 53.4 shooting percentage from the field, the Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 94-82 Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center as the team finished it home slate. The Thundering Herd improved to 15-15 overall (9-8 Conference USA), while...

Athlete of the Week: Mya Stevenson, Softball

Mya Stevenson

Staff Report

March 3, 2020

ABOUT MYA STEVENSON: Class: Sophomore Hometown: Mesquite, TX RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK: (At the Pirate Classic) 2 home runs, 2 RBI, 2 hits & 2 runs vs. Delaware State (8-0, W) 2 hits, 1 RBI & 1 run vs. Hampton (12-3, W) 3 RBI, 1 home run, 2 hits & 1 run vs. Norfolk S...

Thundering Herd women’s hoops on the road for final two games

Marshall women's basketball player, #20 Taylor Pearson

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

March 3, 2020

Trying to get out of a three-way tie for eighth place in the conference, the Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to the Sunshine State for a two-game road swing that begins Thursday night at Florida International University and concludes Saturday afternoon at Florida...

Swimming and Diving finish fourth at C-USA Championships

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

March 3, 2020

Capping off the season, Marshall University’s swim and dive finished fourth place at the Conference USA Championship in Atlanta, Georgia this past week with three school records, 21 top ten finishes and 39 life best performances. “I thought we did great,” Head Coach Ian Walsh said. “Coming...

Thundering Herd’s Comeback Falls Short, 77-69, to North Texas at home

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

March 1, 2020

After going on a 19-0 run for most of the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to three at 72-69 with 3:03 remaining in the game, the Marshall University women’s basketball team was held without another point and was defeated by the University of North Texas 77-69 on Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson...

Men’s golf finished first tournament of the spring season at Loyola Intercollegiate

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 29, 2020

After finishing the first tournament of the spring season, Marshall men’s golf finished 11th out of 19 teams at the Loyola Intercollegiate in Goodyear, Arizona at Palm Valley Golf Club. “I know 11th place does not sound great, but it was good field,” Head Coach Matt Grobe said. “It was the...