The Parthenon

Marshall Athletics continues to rise despite COVID-19

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Marshall University Athletics Department continues to work around the clock to make sure its athletes stay in shape for the upcoming fall sports seasons. It is still unknown whether or not the fall sports season will be postponed or rescheduled in the near...

Swan Named Herd Women’s Soccer Head Coach

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

April 5, 2020

On Nov. 1, 2019, the Thundering Herd women’s soccer team completed its fourth straight season under the .500 mark and three days later, 12-year head coach Kevin Long resigned from his position at the helm of the program. Marshall Athletics Director Mike Hamrick then announced a nationwide search...

Women’s soccer falls to WKU in final match of the season

Several soccer players during their last home match of the 2019 season.

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

The Marshall University women’s soccer team concluded its season after falling to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Friday evening at Hoops Family Field with a final score of 3-1. The Herd’s final record for the 2019 season is 4-14-0 (2-8 Conference USA). The Hilltoppers improved its season ...

Women’s soccer faces WKU in last game of season

Marah Abu- Tayeh (2018)

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Seven seniors will take the field for the last time as student athletes for Marshall University’s women’s soccer team in the squad’s final game of the season against Western Kentucky University on Friday. “We hope that their emotions will drive them through the game,” Head Coach Kevin Long ...

Marshall outlasts Old Dominion overtime thriller

Molly Preston kicks the ball down the field for the Herd in its game against High Point on Sept. 15.

Mike Dotson, Reporter

October 3, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s soccer team defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs, 3-2 Thursday night at Hoops Family Field. Marshall improves to (4-8-0) on the season and (2-2-0) in Conference USA play. The game started off to a fast pace when Old Dominion's senior Kyra Ricks sent...

Athlete of the week: Marah Abu-Tayeh

Marah Abu- Tayeh (2018)

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

October 1, 2019

Class: Senior Height: 5’6 Position: Forward Hometown: Williamsville, Illinois LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: vs. Florida International University 2 G, 2 A Marshall women’s soccer senior forward Marah Abu-Tayeh earns this week’s athlete of the week honors after being named Conference USA Co-Offensive...

Women’s soccer falls to UTEP at home

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 27, 2019

The Herd women’s soccer team were shut out in the second half Thursday night at Hoops Family Field against UTEP; with a final score of 3-2. Marshall dropped to 2-8-0 on the season. “It happened in the blink of an eye,” Head Coach Kevin Long said. “The first half I felt that we controlled...

Women’s soccer to face UTEP in second conference game of season

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 26, 2019

The Marshall University Women’s soccer team looks for its third win of the season on Thursday when they take on University of Texas at El Paso in Huntington at Hoops Family Field at 7 p.m. The herd hope to improve to (3-7-0) (0-1-0 Conference USA) on the season when they play UTEP Thursday night;...

Women’s soccer wins on senior night

Molly Preston kicks the ball down the field for the Herd in its game against High Point on Sept. 15.

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University women’s soccer team won its second game of the season Sunday with a pair of goals by junior Mary Lawman. The Herd (2-5-0) capped senior day with a 3-1 win over the High Point Panthers (1-6-0) at Hoops Family Field. Marshall recognized seven senior players, Marah Abu-Tayeh,...

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...

Women’s soccer plays to draw against Louisiana Tech

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

October 23, 2018

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s soccer team played to a 2-2 draw Sunday against Louisiana Tech at Hoops Family Field. The draw brought the Herd to 5-8-3 (3-5-1 C-USA) on the year and moved the Lady Techsters to 11-5-2 (4-3-2 C-USA) for the 2018 campaign. Marshall head coach Kevin Long said th...

Women’s soccer falls to North Texas at home in C-USA battle

Junior midfielder Gabby Powers advances the ball across the midfield against North Texas. Powers has started all 15 matches for the Herd this season.

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

October 16, 2018

The Marshall Thundering Herd Women’s Soccer team lost 3-0 to the No. 24 North Texas Mean Green Sunday at Hoops Family Field. The loss dropped Marshall to 5-8-2 (3-5-0 C-USA) on the year, while North Texas improved to a record of 10-1-2 (5-0-1 C-USA). In spite of being shut out at home Sunday, Thundering Herd hea...