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Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

C-USA and Marshall University football announced its 2015 regular season schedule Monday. Coming off a 13-1 season, the defending C-USA champion will look to carry its success from 2014 into a new season. The Thundering Herd will open the 2015 season at home against the Purdue University Boilermakers Sept. 5....

Former Herd baseball players still use teamwork

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Uncategorized

From throwing strikes, to fielding hits, to the daily operations of Marshall University, three former Herd baseball players still know the meaning of teamwork. John Winters, Director of Printing Services Brian Morgan, chair and associate of Integrated Science and Technology and Sargent Scott Ballou of th...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Brad Heltzel, Reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS

Position: Forward Class: Sophomore Hometown: Indianapolis Taylor put up big numbers the last two weeks and has a current streak of four straight double-doubles. Taylor’s double-double performances against UTEP and Southern Miss guided the Herd to its first two conference wins of the season. Taylor scor...

Track and field team finishes fifth

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

February 2, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team hosted the Inaugural Thundering Herd Invite on the Jeff Small Track this weekend. Marshall finished the meet in fifth with 61 total points, which outnumbered seven other squads. The winner of the event was Western Carolina with 122 points on the women’...

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 1, 2015


Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University swimming and diving team lost to Western Kentucky University 180-108 Saturday in its last meet of the regular season. The team won three of the 16 events at the meet, including the 50 freestyle, 3-meter dive and 200 individual medley. Freshman Nele Albers from Ludinghausen...

WEEKEND WATCH

Bradley Heltzel, Contributor

January 30, 2015


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS

Women's basketball: Louisiana Tech @ Marshall Whitney Frazier, Forward, #2 Frazier is an experienced senior forward who leads the team in scoring this season at 15.2 points per game with a 50 percent shooting clip. She does most of her damage in the paint offensively and creates second-chance opp...

Herd women come back to win second straight

Herd women come back to win second straight

Adam Polsky, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University women’s basketball fought back Thursday from a 12-point deficit to defeat the University of Southern Mississippi 67-65 in the Cam Henderson Center. It was a game of runs with Southern Miss putting together a 15-0 stretch in the first half only two give up a 7-0 run to the Thundering...

New expectations for Marshall baseball

New expectations for Marshall baseball

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

January 28, 2015


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall University’s baseball team had a disappointing season last year that ended with the team finishing 20-31, including 10-19 in conference play. Senior Andrew Dundon said he has different expectations for the team this season. “My expectation for the team is to win the conference championshi...

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

January 28, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

The Marshall University swimming and diving team posted a 167-94 win over the Dukes. Marshall swimmers won 11 of the 14 events in the contest and three records were set in the meet. Freshman Madi Pulfer from Ottawa, Ontario, was among one of the three record setters for the Herd. Her win in the 200 bac...

Player of the week

Player of the week

By Brad Heltzel, Reporter

January 27, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, SPORTS

Norrisha Victrum is in her third season as the Marshall University women’s basketball team’s starting point guard. Her continued development as a floor general and team leader have coincided with greater team success. This season, Victrum leads the team in minutes (36.6 MPG) and assists (3.6...

One-on-one with Austin Loop

One-on-one with Austin Loop

By LaChel House, Reporter

January 27, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Austin Loop is a 21-year-old, 6-foot-4 redshirt sophomore guard. He is double majoring in exercise physiology and biomechanics and made the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll every season since he arrived at Marshall University in 2012. This season, Loop, from South Webster, Ohio, earned a...