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Dixon Dominates in two @HerdSB Wins

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:34:00 EST

Senior pitcher Jordan Dixon struck out 20 batters in just over 10 innings of play as the Marshall softball team recorded two more wins at the Carolina Classic. The Thundering Herd improved to 9-3 after holding on to defeat Hampton, 7-6, and Towson 3-0.

@HerdSB Takes Down Miami (OH), 6-1

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:51:00 EST

The Marshall softball team started its trip to the Carolina Classic with a 6-1 victory over the Miami Redhawks. The Thundering Herd improved to 7-3 overall and Miami dropped to 5-5.

@HerdSB Travels to Chapel Hill for the Carolina Classic

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:18:00 EST

The Marshall softball team travels down to Chapel Hill, N.C., for the Carolina Classic hosted by North Carolina. It is the Thundering Herd's (6-3) third straight weekend on the road and will take on old Mid-American Conference rival Miami (OH), Hampton and Towson along with host UNC. The tournament runs from Feb. 24-26.

@HerdSB Splits on Final Day at Orange Blossom Invite

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:59:00 EST

The Marshall softball team finished the Orange Blossom Invitational with a 3-1 record for the weekend and improved to 6-3 overall. The Thundering Herd lost the first game to LIU Brooklyn, 5-4, and then defeated Providence in the nightcap, 5-2.

@HerdSB Sweeps Day One in Orlando

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:22:00 EST

The Marshall softball team grabbed a day one sweep at the Orange Blossom Invitational at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. The Thundering Herd (5-2) defeated the Delaware Blue Hens (0-6) 5-2 in game one. Then used the long ball to record a 10-2, run-rule victory over Bethune Cookman (1-6) in the nightcap.

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@HerdSB Heads to Orlando for Orange Blossom Invite

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:23:00 EST

The Marshall softball team heads down to the ESPN/Disney Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Feb. 17-18, for the Orange Blossom Invitational.

@HerdSB Drops Final Game to No. 3 Florida State

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:52:00 EST

The Marshall softball team fell to No. 3 Florida State in the final game of the Unconquered Invitational Sunday afternoon, 7-0. Marshall is now 3-2 after the opening weekend and Florida State is 5-0.

@HerdSB Splits at the Unconquered Invitational

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 22:42:00 EST

The Marshall softball team split on day two of the Unconquered Invitational. Herd (3-1) fell to No. 3 Florida State (4-0) 1-0, then defeated Lipscomb (1-3) 6-4.

@HerdSB 2-0 After Second Extra Inning Win

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:49:00 EST

The Marshall softball team (2-0) pulled off another extra-inning comeback to defeat the Furman Paladines (0-2) 5-4. Herd trailed 3-0 after three innings, tied the game at three, and then scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning for the win.

@HerdSB Steals Win over Lipscomb in the 8th

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:23:00 EST

In a game that featured a pitching battle, the Marshall softball team (1-0) grabbed a win in the season opener, 2-1, in the bottom of the eighth against the Lipscomb Bison (0-1).

Journey for @HerdSB Begins in Tallahassee

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:01:00 EST

The Marshall softball team begins its 2017 journey in Tallahassee, Fla., at the Unconquered Invitational hosted by Florida State. Other schools participating in the opening weekend tournament are the Lipscomb Bison and the Furman Paladins.

MCGILL: Emileigh Cooper's Legacy Secure With Endowment, Warrior Award

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:55:00 EST

Former Marshall softball player Emileigh Cooper passed away last February, but an endowment scholarship and team award celebrates her spirit and what she gave to Thundering Herd athletics.

@HerdSB Zerkle Selected to Preseason Top 50 Watch List

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:09:00 EST

As the 2017 season approaches for Marshall softball, the attention continues to look at the Herd’s strong senior class. Most notably, Morgan Zerkle as she was selected to the preseason Top 50 “Watch List” for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year.

Zerkle Named C-USA Softball Preseason Player of the Year

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:11:00 EST

Marshall softball senior Morgan Zerkle was named the Conference USA Preseason Player of the Year the league office announced Wednesday. The Herd had four players named to the Preseason All-Conference squad and was picked to finish third by the league’s coaches.

@HerdSB’s Zerkle Selected to the USA Women’s National Team

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:34:00 EST

Marshall softball’s Morgan Zerkle was named to the 2017 USA Women’s National Team, announced by USA Softball Friday.