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Herd takes third game versus MTSU after five-run comeback

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 3, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

After losing the first two games of a three-game series to Middle Tennessee, the Marshall University baseball team used a late comeback to defeat the Blue Raiders in the third and final game of the series by a score of 8-6. Capping the comeback was a six-run seventh inning for the Thundering Herd. The...

Tennis set for Sunday two venue day-night doubleheader

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

March 30, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University women’s tennis team has faced tough competition all season and has succeeded. The team with a 10-8 record has defeated the likes of Kentucky, Minnesota, Cincinnati, Virginia Tech and Penn State this season. However, Sunday the team faces a new type of challenge: a day-night...

Herd baseball earn victory, close series with UTSA

Herd baseball earn victory, close series with UTSA

Staff Reports

March 19, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University baseball team defeated the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners 3-2 Sunday afternoon in Charleston. The Roadrunners looked like they were going to start hot, getting runners on base early in the contest, thanks to a first inning double and single. But, Marshall’s...

Thundering Herd baseball split double-header with UTSA

Thundering Herd baseball split double-header with UTSA

Joseph Ashley, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University baseball team split a double-header Saturday against the University of Texas at San Antonio at Power Park in Charleston, West Virginia to open Conference USA play. In the first game, both teams had good pitching and defense to start the contest. Both teams had 2 hits in the...

Matt Daniel resigns as women’s basketball coach

Matt Daniel resigns as women’s basketball coach

Staff Reports

March 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

Marshall women’s basketball coach Matt Daniel has resigned, the team announced Sunday morning. Daniel has spent the last five season at the helm of the women’s team, guiding them to 71 combined wins and a trip to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament last season. Under his guidance, the...

Marshall men’s basketball wins thriller over North Texas

Patrick O’Leary, Reporter

March 5, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University men’s basketball team won a thriller Saturday on senior night over North Texas by a final score of 106-104. The game featured nine lead changes, including the final scoring change with senior Ryan Taylor’s layup with 6.9 seconds to go to give Marshall the lead. The Herd was...

Herd women’s basketball drops final home game to Charlotte

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

February 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team fell Saturday afternoon in its final game this season in the Cam Henderson Center by a score of 89-75 to the Charlotte 49ers. The loss marked the eighth straight defeat for the Herd. Charlotte meanwhile snapped a four-game losing streak of its own in...

Herd track and field readies for Conference USA Indoor Championships

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, WEEKEND WATCH

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....

Herd softball heads back to Florida for Orange Blossom Invitational

Luke Creasy, WMUL-FM Sports Director

February 17, 2017


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

After a successful opening weekend of play, finishing 3-2 at the Unconquered Invitational hosted by Florida State, the Marshall Softball team enters the second weekend of regular season play at the Orange Blossom Invitational in Orlando, Florida. Marshall pulled off two come-from-behind wins, and...

Herd women’s basketball drop fourth straight game

Kaitlyn Shouse, Reporter

February 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team dropped their fourth straight game Saturday after falling to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, 78-64. The Herd started the first quarter trailing the Hilltoppers 5-0 before sophomore guard Shayna Gore converted a 3-pointer on an assist by senior guard...

WEEKEND WATCH

Brad Heltzel, Reporter

April 24, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

Baseball: Middle Tennessee State @ Marshall Friday at 1 p.m.—Saturday at 7 p.m.—Sunday at 10 a.m.   Ronnie Jebavy, Center Fielder, #1- Jebavy may be the most dynamic player in C-USA showcasing potency at the plate and range in the field. Jebavy ranks among the top five in C-USA in various hi...

WEEKEND WATCH

Bradley Heltzel, The Parthenon

April 16, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

Softball: Florida Atlantic @ Marshall Saturday at 1 p.m.—Saturday at 3 p.m.—Sunday at noon Emily Lochten, Shortstop, #25- Lochten has been dynamic in the batter’s box this season combining solid production with outstanding efficiency. Lochten carries a .361 batting average into the weeken...