The Parthenon

Herd track and field begins historic Penn Relays

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

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


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

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


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

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


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

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


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

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


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

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...

Graduate transfers find success

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

For collegiate student-athletes, managing schoolwork and athletics is crucial for success both on the playing field and in the classroom. However, the workload for student-athletes who attend graduate school while playing a sport is only higher. Such is the case for Marshall University track and field ath...

Herd track and field aim to continue success in outdoor season

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

March 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

After a record breaking indoor season, the Marshall University women’s track and field team looks to continue the success it had in its indoor season to the outdoor season. In the indoor season, the team as a whole finished seventh out of 13 conference teams at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field...

Herd track and field readies for Conference USA Indoor Championships

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University track and field team will compete in the 2017 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19 in Birmingham, Alabama. The meet will feature 13 Conference USA teams, as all 14 conference schools but Old Dominion have a track and field program....

Track and Field Race Home to Host Chipotle Invitational

Track and Field Race Home to Host Chipotle Invitational

Kaitlyn Shouse, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Track and Field

Thundering Herd Track and Field return to Huntington Friday and Saturday as they host 17 schools from 10 different conferences at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational. The Herd are traveling back from last weekend’s meet in Akron, Ohio, where junior Berkley Castro finished first in the one-mile run...

Bange leaving impact on track and field program

Jake Flatley, Contributor

April 19, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The transition was not easy for Asia Bange. The Marshall track and field standout came from Columbus, Ohio, one of the largest cities in the United States to Huntington, West Virginia. But through all the changes for Bange, one thing remained constant— she was dominant on the track. Bange, a senior...

Track and field team to compete in Catamount Classic

Christian Hisman, Reporter

April 14, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team heads to Cullowhee, North Carolina Friday to compete in the Catamount Classic. The event will span Friday and Saturday as an all-day event on both days. The team will look to build on a successful meet at the Hilltopper Relays last weekend. In the mee...