The Parthenon

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

April 23, 2020

As the school year comes to an end so does college sports. Despite the pandemic canceling all sports events around the world, we are going to take a trip down memory lane and recap the best sports moments from student athletes at Marshall University this year. Starting with the fall season, Marshall...

Herd Tennis’ Stefancic and Van Hansewyck boost the start of spring season

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 25, 2020

Marshall University’s women’s tennis players sophomore Liz Stefancic and freshman Jutte Van Hansewyck received Conference USA’s Student Athletes of the Week after defeating Yale’s nationally ranked number three doubles team on Feb. 14.  “I think it was really cool to be recognized,” St...

Women’s tennis completes MLK Invitational

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Marshall University women’s tennis team started their spring season at the MLK Invitational this past weekend at Indiana University. All six girls competed at the event going up against Northern Illinois, Marquette, Wright State, DePaul and Indiana. Freshman Jutte Van Hansewyck and Sophomore...

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

Marshall head coach John Mercer watches his team practice in preparation for the 2018-19 season. Mercer is Marshall's all-time wins leader with 250.

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

Victoria Walter hits a forehand shot during one of Marshall's fall practices.

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

Venus Williams returns a ball in front of the Greenbrier logo.

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

Maddie Silver returns a shot against UTEP in the 2017 Conference USA tournament.

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...