The Parthenon

Marshall tabs Aganus as next head volleyball coach

Sydney Shelton, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University named Ariana Aganus the school's new women’s volleyball head coach Wednesday. “Our goal is to bring Marshall back to a winning volleyball program,” Aganus said. “Beyond that, it is to get our athletes graduated, and we want them to have a great experience [at Marshall].” Aganus...

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice University volleyball team won the Conference USA Championship Sunday with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 26-24) defeat of FIU at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington. Rice established a 24-6 overall season win-loss record (12-2 C-USA) and was the No. 1 seed coming into the tournament. Rice beat...

FIU volleyball downs Southern Miss, heads to C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The FIU volleyball team defeated Southern Miss Saturday 3-1 (25-20, 25-19, 20-25, 25-18) in the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, FIU advanced to the championship match against Rice Sunday at noon. FIU head coach Rita Buck-Crockett said she’s...

Rice volleyball handles North Texas, advances to championship

Rice volleyball handles North Texas, advances to championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice University volleyball team battled North Texas Saturday and ultimately won 3-1 (25-20, 24-26, 25-20, 25-21) in the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, Rice advanced to the championship match against FIU—which defeated Southern Miss...

Southern Miss volleyball upsets WKU after five-set battle

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Seventh seed Southern Miss pulled off a five-set comeback (20-25, 15-25, 25-16, 25-20, 15-11) Friday over No. 2 Western Kentucky in the quarterfinal round of the Conference USA volleyball tournament. With the win, Southern Miss advances to the semifinal match against FIU Saturday at 2:30 p.m. “I’m...

Rice, North Texas victorious in C-USA volleyball quarterfinal

Rice, North Texas victorious in C-USA volleyball quarterfinal

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice Owls defeated the Charlotte 49ers 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-23) and the North Texas Mean Green defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 3-1 (16-25, 25-16, 25-23. 25-18) Friday in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Volleyball Tournament Friday at the Cam Henderson Center. The wins for Rice and...

Herd volleyball drops match to UTSA

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University’s volleyball team lost to UTSA 3-1 Sunday at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, UTSA improved to 16-5 (8-1 C-USA) and Marshall fell to 10-13 (3-6 C-USA). “We knew we had to play at an optimal level and there were times that we did, and I thought we were pretty equal,” Ma...

Herd volleyball outmatched by WKU

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University’s volleyball team lost 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 19-25, 27-25) Friday to the defending Conference USA champions, Western Kentucky at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, WKU improved to 13-6 (4-1 C-USA) and Marshall dropped to 8-11 (1-4 C-USA). Marshall freshman setter Gabby Coulter...

Herd volleyball downs Ohio at home

Herd volleyball downs Ohio at home

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University volleyball secured a 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 25-22) victory over Ohio University Wednesday, under the Cam Henderson Center's new videoboard. With the win, Marshall moved to a win-loss record of 4-4, while Ohio fell to 2-5. “We’re so proud of the young kids,” Marshall head...

Herd volleyball rallies for first win of season

Herd volleyball rallies for first win of season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall volleyball secured a 3-2 (21-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 15-7) victory over Morehead State Tuesday in Gullickson Gymnasium. With the win, Marshall moved to a win-loss record of 1-3, while Morehead State moved to 3-1. “It was a great fight,” Marshall head coach Mitch Jacobs said. “We w...