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Herd Swimming and Diving Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

January 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

Marshall University’s swimming and diving team was named a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American team Wednesday. The honor was awarded to swimming and diving teams that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the fall 2015 semester. The Herd...

Swimming and diving teams loses first meet of season to James Madison

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

January 21, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

The Marshall swimming and diving team started its season with a loss to James Madison University Thursday, 159-141, at the Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium. Marshall was led individually by freshman Caroline Wanner who had three wins. Wanner won the 200-yard butterfly (2:03:70), the 200 backstroke (2:02:...

Swimming and diving meet moved to Thursday due to weather

Swimming and diving meet moved to Thursday due to weather

January 19, 2016


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Due to impending weather potentially affecting both schools, Marshall University’s home swimming and diving meet against James Madison University, originally scheduled for 12 p.m. Saturday, has been moved to 2 p.m. Thursday. The meet will be the Herd’s first since competing in the Nike Cup in Novem...

Swimming and diving team competes in Nike Cup

The Parthenon

November 19, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

  Marshall University’s swimming and diving team will compete in the three-day Nike Cup hosted by the University of North Carolina Thursday through Saturday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Preliminaries begin 9:30 a.m. each day of competition, while the finals start at 5 p.m. In addition...

Swimming and diving team remains undefeated

Swimming and diving team remains undefeated

The Parthenon

November 2, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Swim and Dive

  The Marshall University swimming and diving team moved to 4-0 this season after defeating Davidson College and Old Dominion University this weekend. Leading the way for the Herd was a trio of divers. Megan Wolons, Heather Lonkert and Kelly Toner placed first, second and third, respectively,...

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Herd swimming and diving breaks records

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 24, 2015


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Marshall University’s swimming and diving team broke 13 school records Saturday on its way to its best finish in C-USA history. The team is adamant that its best years still lay ahead. Head coach Bill Tramel said while he is proud of his team’s fourth place performance, this is what is now expected of...

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...

Marshall swimming and diving splits third meet of the season

Scott Bolger, Reporter

November 2, 2014


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Inside Marshall University’s Fitch Natatorium Saturday, the Thundering Herd swim team faced one Big East and one Southeastern Conference opponent in Xavier University and Vanderbilt University. Marshall defeated Xavier by a large margin with 212 points to its 82, but fell to Vanderbilt 150-143. So...