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Mercer earns career win No. 250 as Thundering Herd defeats Middle Tennessee, UAB at home

Mercer earns career win No. 250 as Thundering Herd defeats Middle Tennessee, UAB at home

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

 At the beginning of the 2019 season, Marshall head tennis coach John Mercer mentioned having the youngest team in Conference USA.  The Thundering Herd, featuring four freshmen in its six-player lineup, is indeed the youngest squad in the 14-team conference. Age, however, did not make a difference...

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Walter, tennis

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Walter, tennis

January 30, 2019

 ABOUT VICTORIA WALTER Class: Freshman Hometown: Vienna, Austria Singles Record (overall): 12-5 Doubles Record (overall): 4-8 RESULTS LAST WEEK vs. Wright State (W, 5-2): Win vs. Luisa Pelayo - 6-3, 6-4; leading 4-1 in doubles, unfinished vs. West Virgina State (W, 7-0): Win vs. L...

The Greenbrier welcomes Williams sisters for Champions Tennis Classic

The Greenbrier welcomes Williams sisters for Champions Tennis Classic

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 18, 2018

  The Creekside Champions Tennis Classic took place last weekend at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Among multiple professional participants were tennis icons—and sisters—Venus Williams and Serena Williams. Venus appeared in the tournament for the third-straight year...

Herd tennis heads to Sunshine State to open spring

Herd tennis heads to Sunshine State to open spring

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

January 27, 2018

Marshall tennis opens its spring season this weekend when it heads to Gainesville, Florida for the regional round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) Kick-Off Weekend. The Herd opens regional play with a match against defending Sun Belt Conference champion Louisiana-Monroe Saturday...