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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...

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...

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...

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.

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,...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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