The Parthenon

Marshall softball team volunteers at Enterprise Child Development Center

Imani Spradley, reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshal University’s softball team wasted little time when asked to help with a playground cleanup project last week at Enterprise Child Development Center in Huntington. Head coach Shonda Stanton and her team showed up with rakes and shovels to help with the initiative. The team cleaned and...

Herd softball dominates in exhibition doubleheader

Herd softball dominates in exhibition doubleheader

Josh Hughes, reporter

September 15, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Softball, SPORTS

The powerful Marshall University’s softball team’s offense was on full display Sunday when it faced the University of Charleston in a fall exhibition doubleheader. Marshall cruised to a victory in their first game winning 16-2. The win was highlighted by a 10-run third inning, in which the Herd...

Herd softball player wins prestigious award

The Parthenon

July 29, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University center fielder Morgan Zerkle was awarded the National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s Golden Shoe last week. The award recognizes the most outstanding base stealer in NCAA Division I softball. A committee comprised of Division I head coaches determined the winner of the award....

Herd softball dominates in double header

Herd softball dominates in double header

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

April 22, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Marshall University softball team extended its conference record to 10-6 after it  defeated Northern Kentucky University Wednesday in both games of a double header. The Herd outscored NKU in the first game 9-2, while the second game ended with a score of 6-3. Sophomore Jordan Dixon earned both wi...

Herd softball to take on Northern Kentucky

Herd softball to take on Northern Kentucky

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team is looking to get back on a winning streak after coming off the first loss following 10 straight wins. The team plays non-conference rival Northern Kentucky University at 2 p.m. Wednesday in a doubleheader. The team will host NKU at the Dot Hicks Field in Hunt...

Herd softball to take on Wildcats

Herd softball to take on Wildcats

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

April 6, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University softball is coming off a two-game sweep against the University of North Texas and looking to continue its success this week in four games in the next five days. The team is on the road for all four games starting 6 p.m. Wednesday in Lexington, Kentucky, when it faces The University of...

Herd softball hopes to continue winning streak

Herd softball hopes to continue winning streak

Adam Polsky, Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University softball returns to C-USA action with a three game series against University of North Texas this weekend at Dot Hicks Field. The Thundering Herd is riding a five game win streak into this contest after back-to-back sweeps against Furman University and Wright State University. T...

Herd softball to take on Northern Kentucky

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

March 24, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Marshall University softball team will play a non-conference double header 2 p.m. Thursday against Northern Kentucky University. The two games will be played at Dot Hicks Field in Huntington. The team is looking to make up for its losses from last weekend after falling to conference rival Unive...

Herd softball to take on WKU in conference opener

Herd softball to take on WKU in conference opener

Adam Polsky, Reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Marshall University softball team will play Western Kentucky University for its C-USA home opener Friday at Dot Hicks Field. The Thundering Herd is coming off of a 2-1 series win over Florida International University. The Herd took the first game 13-5 and the second game 13-3, but narrowly missed...

Marshall softball starts season 5-0

Marshall softball starts season 5-0

James Collier, Contributor

February 9, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Thundering Herd never trailed at any point during the tournament, and it is out to its best start since starting 7-0 in 2010. Marshall jumped on Army out of the gate Friday in its season opener en route to a 10-4 win.  A lead-off walk to Morgan Zerkle provided the Herd its first run of the bal...

Herd softball powered by local talent

Herd softball powered by local talent

Amber Payne, Reporter

December 3, 2014


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team has six players from West Virginia. In the last few years, Marshall’s head coach, Shonda Stanton, has looked for local student-athletes who are going to help the Thundering Herd do big things. “Our goal is and always has been to secure the best student–athlete...