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Herd volleyball captures last regular season game win

Amber Weber is all smiles.

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Marshall University volleyball pulled off the 3-1 victory over University of Alabama-Birmingham on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Cam Henderson Center. With this win, Marshall moves to 18-9 on the season with a 9-5 record in Conference USA and UAB drops to 12-14 (4-9 C-USA). “More than anything, we...

Volleyball vs Southern Mississippi Gallery

Ciara DeBell celebrates with a big smile.

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 2, 2019

The Marshall University volleyball team swept Southern Mississippi on Friday, Sept. 27 at the Cam Henderson Center.

Herd volleyball to take on Charlotte, WKU

Ciara DeBell swings against Southern Miss in the 3-0 sweep on Sept. 27

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

After starting conference play 2-0, the Marshall University volleyball team will hit the road this week to battle the Charlotte 49ers and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.  The Herd is coming off of a sweep against Southern Mississippi and a 3-1 win against Florida International University. Marsh...

Marshall volleyball starts Conference season 2-0

Marshall volleyball coach Ari Agnus celebrates a job well done by her team.

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

It was a huge weekend for Head Coach Ari Aganus and the Marshall University volleyball team as Aganus collected her first home win as head coach and the team started off conference play 2-0 in front of two 750+ crowds. “The atmosphere in here is something that I didn’t expect,” Aganus sa...

Cam Henderson floor gets face lift

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 24, 2019

The Cam Henderson Center’s floor received a makeover that features a mix of new and old Thundering Herd logos to create a fresh design.  “Coach D’Antoni likes to use the retro look on a lot of Marshall basketball pieces,” Associate Athletic Director Jeff O’Malley said. “We came up with the design that we believe is ...

Athlete of the Week: Amber Weber

Amber Weber before the green and white game.

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

September 24, 2019

ABOUT AMBER WEBER: Position: Libero Class: Senior Height: 5’4 Hometown:  Ocala, FL.   LAST WEEK’S  RESULTS: Comfort Inn-vitational vs. Morehead State, Coppin State, South- eastern Louisiana Morehead State: 5 SP, 3 Assists, 1 RE, 30 Digs Coppin State:...

Co-Athlete of the Week: Lindsay Langley and Destiny Leon

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

September 17, 2019

  ABOUT LINDSAY LANGLEY: Position: Goalkeeper Height: 5’4 Class: Sophomore Hometown: Springfield, OR Last week’s results High Point University, W 3-1  1 GA (goals allowed), 9 SV (saves) Marshall women’s soccer sophomore goalkeeper Lindsay Langley was named Confere...

Athlete of the week: Ciara DeBell

DeBell serves up the ball in the Green vs White game several weeks ago.

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

September 10, 2019

ABOUT CIARA DEBELL Position: Pin Hitter Class: Redshirt Junior Height: 6’2 Hometown: Ocala, FL LAST WEEK’S RESULTS Bulldog Invitational vs. Georgetown (5 sets): 18 kills, 14 digs, two aces, three blocks vs. Stony Brook (3 sets): 15 kills, seven digs, three blocks vs. Northern Kentucky (3 se...

Family feel leads Herd Volleyball to victory in Bulldog Invitational

Destiny Leon celebrates a kill in the Green vs White volleyball match.

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Marshall University Herd Volleyball went undefeated at the Bulldog Invitational in Washington, D.C. last weekend. The team started off the weekend with a five set victory (25-16, 25-15, 15-25, 22-25, 15-10) over Georgetown, then swept Stony Brook (25-23, 25-14, 25-17) in match two and swept Northern...

Marshall volleyball builds team by working on cooking skills

The Marshall volleyball team poses for a photo with chef Marty Emerson at Huntington's Kitchen April 5, 2019. The team participated in an Iron Chef competition as a means of team-building.

Sydney Shelton, Assistant Sports Editor

April 5, 2019

Chicken and veggies with a side of teamwork is what the Marshall volleyball team cooked Friday at Huntington’s Kitchen. The volleyball team participated in its own version of Iron Chef. The team was split into smaller groups, where they were given chicken, fruits and vegetables. Each team had to...

Marshall tabs Aganus as next head volleyball coach

Sydney Shelton, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2019

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

The Rice volleyball team poses with the Conference-USA Championship trophy after defeating FIU 3-1.

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 18, 2018

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...