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Track and field team heads to Birmingham for C-USA Indoor Championships

Track and field team heads to Birmingham for C-USA Indoor Championships

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team opens competition Wednesday in the 2016 Conference USA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. The meet will be held at the Birmingham Crossplex. Senior Shanice Johnson said she is concerned about competing on the banked track. “It will be the fir...

Track and field team to compete in Buckeye Tune-up in preparation for conference meet

February 19, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall track and field team returns to action Friday in the Buckeye Tune-up, hosted by Ohio State University. The invitational, which begins 4 p.m. at French Field House in Columbus, Ohio, is the Herd’s final regular-season indoor competition of the season. The Buckeye Tune-up is designed ...

Herd track and field hosts second annual Thundering Herd Invitational

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team will continue its 2015-2016 indoor season Friday when it welcomes 19 Division I schools to the Chris Cline Athletic Complex for the second annual Thundering Herd Invitational. Due to the recent snowstorm, Marshall’s most recently scheduled meet at Virgi...

Track and field meet at Virginia Tech cancelled due to weather

January 22, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Due to impending inclement weather, Virginia Tech’s track and field team has cancelled the Hokie Invite, which Marshall University’s track and field team was scheduled to compete at this weekend in Blacksburg, Virginia For its next meet, Marshall hosts the two-day Marshall Invitational, which s...

Track and field team earns multiple top-30 finishes in Invitational

January 19, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team earned several top-30 individual finishes Saturday at the Kentucky Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky. Senior Asia Bange led the way for the Herd in the 60-meter hurdles. Bange earned a spot in the finals and finished eighth with a time of 8.75 seconds...

Marshall’s track and field team breaks multiple records in season debut

The Parthenon

December 4, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

  Marshall University’s track and field team opened its regular-season with a win in the Marshall Opener against Ohio University and Radford University at the Chris Cline Indoor Athletic Facility. Marshall topped Ohio 65-48 and beat Radford 71-37. In the 600 meter run, freshman Elisabeth...

Herd track and field kicks off season with Marshall Opener

Herd track and field kicks off season with Marshall Opener

Imani Spradley, reporter

December 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Track and Field

  Marshall University’s track and field team opens its season Thursday with the Marshall Opener against Ohio University and Radford University. Last season, the meet was between Marshall and Ohio and was called the Ohio Dual. Marshall head coach Jeff Small said he expects his team to...

Track and field to travel to Birmingham

Track and field to travel to Birmingham

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 25, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Marshall University’s track and field team is competing in the C-USA Indoor Championship Tuesday and Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama. Head coach Jeff Small said with 14 schools competing, the Herd is a part of a tough conference. “Well we’re just hoping to go there and get season best perfo...

Track and field team runs away with invitational win

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 16, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Marshall University’s women’s track and field team scored a home victory in the Marshall Invitational this weekend at the Jeff Small Track in the Chris Cline Athletic Complex. The Thundering Herd scored 154 points at the meet, 55 points higher than the second place winner, Ohio University. Marsha...

Track and field team finishes fifth

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

February 2, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team hosted the Inaugural Thundering Herd Invite on the Jeff Small Track this weekend. Marshall finished the meet in fifth with 61 total points, which outnumbered seven other squads. The winner of the event was Western Carolina with 122 points on the women’...