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Track and field team competes in Hilltopper Relays

April 7, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team competes in the Hilltopper Relays Friday and Saturday in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event is hosted by Western Kentucky University. The Hilltopper Relays is the first event for Marshall this season that is hosted by a fellow Conference USA member this...

Track and field team competes in two meets this weekend

Track and field team competes in two meets this weekend

Christian Hisman, Reporter

March 31, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team splits into separate groups this weekend to compete in two outdoor tournaments. One group heads to the Pepsi Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida, while the other group travels to the Cherry Blossom Invitational hosted by Ohio University...

Herd track and field set to begin outdoor season with Wake Forest Open

Brittanie Fowler, reporter

March 17, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Marshall University track and field team travels to Winston-Salem, North Carolina as it begins its first outdoor portion of the season Friday in the Wake Forest Open. The Herd will compete against representatives from 31 other schools in the two-day event. Over the course of Marshall’s indoor...

Small making huge difference in track and field program

Jacob Flatley, Contributor

February 24, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

When Jeff Small took the Marshall University track and field head coaching position over two decades ago, he had no idea he would still be here today. After being with the program for a few seasons, however, he knew he had found a home. And from that point forward, Small, now in his 21st season as...

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...