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Athlete of the week: Lauren Zaglifa, track and field

Athlete of the week: Lauren Zaglifa, track and field

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

Clark breaks school record, Herd wins Qdoba Marshall Invitational

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...

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...

Graduate transfers find success

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 3, 2017

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

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

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....