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Athlete of the Week: Safiyyah Mitchell Women’s Track and Field

Safiyyah Mitchell

Staff Report

February 25, 2020

ABOUT SIFIYYAH MITCHELL: Class: Senior Position: Sprinter/Hurdler  Hometown: Huntington, West Virginia RESULTS OVER THE PAST WEEK:  (At the C-USA Indoor Championships): Second place in 60-meter hurdles Second place in 4x400 meter relay Ten overall individual points scored (M...

Marshall University Track and Field: Senior Day

Richard Crank, Photographer

February 9, 2020

Track and Field finish second in 2020 Thundering Herd Invitational

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 25, 2020

Capping out the Thundering Herd Invitational, Marshall University’s Track and Field team finished second out of 10 teams with a total of 114 points this past weekend in the Chris Cline Athletic Complex. There were overall two winners in each of the women’s events. Senior Safiyyah Mitchell won...

Athlete of the week: Lauren Zaglifa, track and field

Lauren Zaglifa attempts to clear the bar during the pole vault at the C-USA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama.

February 19, 2019

ABOUT LAUREN ZAGLIFA Year: Sophomore Hometown: Charles Town, W.Va. Event: Pole Vault PERSONAL BEST:   3.86m (12 feet, 8 inches) RESULTS LAST WEEK Conference USA Indoor Championships: Second Place in Pole Vault (tied school record - 3.86m/12 feet, 8 inches)   Track and...

Clark breaks school record, Herd wins Qdoba Marshall Invitational

Marshall senior thrower Hasana Clark prepares to participate in the weight throw at the Qdoba Marshall Invitational. Clark set a new personal record in the event with a throw of 20.48 meters.

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 10, 2019

Thundering Herd senior Hasana Clark broke three records in the women’s weight throw event on Friday to help the Herd’s track and field team win the two-day Qdoba Marshall Invitational, at the Chris Cline Athletic Complex. Clark threw the weight for 20.48m (67 feet, 2.25 inches). Her mark shattered...

GALLERY: Marshall track and field wins Marshall Women’s Classic

Marshall pole vaulters Lauren Zaglifa and Macie Major pose for a photo with the Wright State pole vaulters at the Marshall Women's Classic.

Richard Crank, Photographer

January 15, 2019

Herd track and field begins historic Penn Relays

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Marshall track and field began competition Thursday at the historic 124th annual Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The meet is the largest and oldest track and field competition in the United States. The first Penn Relays were held in 1895. The event, h...

Track and field runs away with Catamount Classic win

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 16, 2018

Marshall track and field scored 166 team points this weekend as it won the Catamount Classic. The Herd outlasted host school Western Carolina by 26 points.  Head coach Jeff Small said the points were tight in the beginning, but strong performances launched Marshall to the top of the standings. “It...

Marshall track and field races to Conference USA Indoor Championships

Luke Creasy, Reporter

February 15, 2018

This past weekend, Marshall University track & field dominated in its final home meet of the 2018 spring season. The Herd now will turn its focus to the Conference USA Indoor Championships Saturday and Sunday in Birmingham, Alabama. In the team’s four indoor home meets, Marshall won a dual meet...

Herd runs strong at 2018 Thundering Herd Invitational

Luke Creasy, Reporter

January 29, 2018

Marshall track and field returned home this weekend with a strong performance inside the Chris Cline Indoor Athletics Facility at the 2018 Thundering Herd Invitational. Appalachian State won the meet with 132 points and Marshall finished second with 99, tallying two event wins and 21 top-10 finishes. Marshall...

Track and Field partakes in prestigious Penn Relays

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 27, 2017

The Marshall University track and field team prepares for no ordinary meet this weekend, which began Thursday. The team will send athletes to the oldest and largest track and field meet in the United States for the 123rd annual Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “This is...

Herd looks for success at Virginia Challenge

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 13, 2017

After an abnormal weekend off last Friday and Saturday, the Marshall University track and field team returns to action this weekend. The team will compete Saturday in the William Walton Invitational in Harrisonburg, Virginia hosted by James Madison University. Prior to last weekend off, the team had...