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Track star prepares for season Oct 24, 2012

Senior Herd track and field athlete Vanessa Jules holds multiple records for Marshall University. Jules has her name on the records for the 300-meter run, indoor and outdoor high jumps, indoor pentathlon, 60-meter hurdles, outdoor4x100 relay and outdoor 4x400 relay. Jules is a Silver Spring, Md., native but her parents are originally from Haiti.

Jules Ties for 27th in High Jump at NCAA Prelims May 27, 2011

Vanessa Jules of the Marshall University women's track and field team tied for 27th in the high jump at the NCAA Track and Field East Preliminary Championships on Friday and Indiana University.

Jules to Jump at NCAA Prelims May 24, 2011

For the second-consecutive year, Vanessa Jules will partake in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the high jump, with preliminary rounds set for May 26-28 at Indiana University.

Derricott Wins C-USA Heptathlon Championship May 13, 2011

Elaine Derricott of the Marshall University track and field team was crowned the individual Heptathlon Champion on Friday at the Conference USA Championship Meet hosted by Rice University.

Track and Field Heads to C-USA Outdoor Championship Meet May 11, 2011

The Marshall University women's track and field team concludes its season this weekend as the Thundering Herd participates in the Conference USA Outdoor Championship Meet at the newly renovated Hollyway Field and Ley Track, hosted by Rice University.

Track and Field Closes out Penn Relays Apr 29, 2011

The Marshall University women's track and field squad concluded its showing at the Penn Relays on Friday afternoon as Jasia Richardson took home a tenth-place finish in the triple jump.

MU Gears Up For World Famous Penn Relays Apr 27, 2011

Home to more than 22,000 entrants over the four day span, a handful of top Marshall University women's track and field athletes participate in the 2011 Penn Relays on Thursday and Friday.

Track and Field Fights Tough Conditions at Sea Ray Relays Apr 16, 2011

Despite constant rain all weekend, the Marshall University women's track and field team was able to record seven top-10 performances at the Sea Ray Relays this weekend at the Tom Black Track on the Campus of the University of Tennessee.

Jasia Richardson Win Triple Jump at FSU Relays Mar 26, 2011

Jasia Richardson of the Marshall University women's track and field team took first place in the triple jump Saturday afternoon on the final day of the FSU Relays at Mike Long Track on the campus of Florida State University.

FSU Relays Up Next for Marshall Track and Field Mar 23, 2011

The Marshall University women's track and field team tackles its second outdoor meet of the season as the Thundering Herd is ready to partake in the FSU Relays at the Mike Long Track on the Campus of Florida State University.

Track and Field Zips to Akron for Competition Feb 10, 2011

After a great all-around performance at the Meyo Invitational last weekend at Notre Dame, the Marshall University women's track and field team looks to continue momentum at the Akron Invitational this weekend at the Stile Field House.

Jules Sets Two School Records at Oiler Open Dec 4, 2010

Vanessa Jules of the Marshall University women's track and field team broke her own school record in the high jump and also set a school record in the 300-meter dash at the Oiler Open Saturday afternoon hosted by Findlay University.

The Bar Set Even Higher for Vanessa Jules Dec 1, 2010

It is typical for a freshman to enter collegiate athletics lacking confidence. It is a world of the unknown, and at a given event, you could be competing against one of the best athletes in the country. But for Vanessa Jules to set the Marshall University school record in high jump as a freshman in 2010, confidence shouldn't be an issue, right?

School Record Holder Still a Work in Progress Nov 16, 2010

As a freshman, Amanda Kennedy set the javelin school record, participated in the NCAA Regional meet and took part in the Junior National meet. But through her owns eyes, Kennedy see room for improvement in year two.

Cross Country Season Comes to a Close at Penn State Nov 13, 2010

David Caldwell of the Marshall University men's cross country team finished 51st overall to lead the men to an 18th place team finish at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Saturday afternoon at Penn State.

Schiffbauer Places Third at C-USA Championships Marshall University Press Release Nov 1, 2010

Thundering Herd men finish fourth as a team   Matt Schiffbauer placing 3nd and just behind runner-up in 23:42! 8K   TULSA, Okla. - Matt Schiffbauer of the Marshall University men's cross country team placed third overall to help the Thundering Herd finish fourth as a team at the 2010 Conference USA Cross Country Championships Monday morning. Schiffbauer finished the 8K course at the Indian Springs Country Club in a time of 23:42. He was 12 seconds behind Elkana Rotich of UTEP who was the individual champion. Schiffbauer earned First-Team All-Conference USA with the third-place finish.

Schiffbauer Places Third at C-USA Championships Nov 1, 2010

Matt Schiffbauer of the Marshall University men's cross country team placed third overall to help the Thundering Herd finish fourth as a team at the 2010 Conference USA Cross Country Championships Monday morning.

Cross Country in Tulsa for C-USA Championships Oct 31, 2010

The Marshall University men's and women's cross country team is at the University of Tulsa for the 2010 Conference USA Cross Country Championships to be run Monday morning at the Indian Springs Country Club.

Dawes and Jackson Named 2009-10 MU Athletes of the Year Sep 15, 2010

Andrea Jackson of the Marshall University women's track & field team has been named the 2009-10 recipient of the Dr. Dorothy Hicks Female Athlete of the Year Award, while Dustin Dawes of men's soccer was selected as the winner of the Ed Starling Male Athlete of the Year Award.

Herd Cross Country Topped by EKU in Opening Meet Sep 4, 2010

Sophomore David Caldwell paced the men's cross country team in the three-mile course and Leslie Thomas led the women's team in the two mile race at the EKU/Marshall relays Saturday morning at the Wood Chip Trails.

Thundering Herd Cross Country to Open 2010 at EKU Sep 3, 2010

The Marshall University men's and women's cross country team beings its 2010 campaign Saturday morning as the Thundering Herd stampedes into the EKU/Marshall Relays, hosted by Eastern Kentucky University.

Clark and DeHays Named to C-USA Track & Field All-Academic Team Jun 3, 2010

Kathleen Clark and Lauren DeHays of the Marshall University women's track & field team have been recognized for their hard work in their sport and in the classroom as the duo was named to the Conference USA Track & Field All-Academic Team, announced by league officials.

Herd Track & Field Completes Day Three at C-USA Championships May 15, 2010

Marshall University women's track & field team completed day three of the Conference USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with Rolanda Bruce making the finals of the 400-meter hurdles and Delkira Maybin setting personal bests in the 100 and 200 meter dash events.

DeHays Shines in Day Two of Heptathlon at C-USA Championships May 14, 2010

Lauren DeHays of the Marshall University women's track & field team had a second place finish in the javelin and a third place finish in the 800 meter run to cap off a phenomenal day in Orlando and finish ninth in the Heptathlon at the C-USA Outdoor Championships hosted by UCF.

Part One of Heptathlon Complete at C-USA Championships May 13, 2010

Lauren DeHays, Morgan Bryant and Jordan Meadows completed part one of the Heptathlon on the first day of the Conference USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thursday afternoon, hosted by the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

Kennedy Resets School Record in Javelin May 1, 2010

Amanda Kennedy of the Marshall University women's track & field team had a throw of 139-01 feet in the javelin which was good for sixth place and a new school record at the Jesse Owens Invitational hosted by the Ohio State University Friday night.

Herd Concludes Action at UCF Invitational Mar 28, 2010

The Marshall University women's track and field team concluded action at the UCF Invitational as the Herd had top five finishes from Andrea Jackson and LaTricia Jones.

Jackson Wins Triple Jump at Hurricane Invitational Mar 20, 2010

The Marshall University women's track and field team concluded day two at the Hurricane Invitational with Andrea Jackson winning the triple jump and a handful of long distance runners placing well in their heats.

MARSHALL MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY EARNS ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM HONOR Mar 8, 2010

NEW ORLEANS - Marshall University's men's cross country program has earned the distinction of being a 2010 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team for its outstanding overall team grade point average of 3.10.

Jackson Awaits NCAA Indoor National Fate Mar 6, 2010

The Marshall University women's track and field team finished its indoor season with four athletes competing at the Virginia Tech Last Chance Meet for a final opportunity to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Nationals.

Four Girls Head to Virginia Tech Last Chance Meet Mar 5, 2010

Four Marshall University women's track & field athletes are at the Virginia Tech Last Chance Meet on Saturday, hosted by Virginia Tech University, for one final opportunity to qualify for NCAA Indoor Nationals.

Herd Track and Field Fairs Well at Oiler Open Dec 5, 2009

The Marshall University women's track and field team had a very solid showing in the first meet of the season as the Herd had six members reach the finals at the Oiler Open on the campus of Findlay University Saturday afternoon.

Track Opens 2009-10 Season at Oiler Open Dec 4, 2009

The Marshall University women's track team heads to Findlay, Ohio, for its first competition of the 2009-10 indoor track season, as the Herd takes part in the Oiler Open, hosted by the University of Findlay on Saturday afternoon.

Men's Cross Country Places Fourth at Conference USA Championships Oct 31, 2009

A ninth place finish from sophomore Matt Schiffbauer, along with classmate Chris Cole finishing in 23rd position, paced the Marshall University men's cross country team as they captured fourth place at the Conference USA Cross Country Championships Saturday morning at the Bear Branch Sports Fields in Woodlands, Texas.

The Herd to Run in Mel Brodt Invitational Sep 11, 2009

The Marshall University men's and women's cross country teams will run in the Mel Brodt Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the Forrest Creason Golf Course, hosted by the Falcons of Bowling Green.

Marshall Women Claim First at Marietta Open #2 Douglas McDaniel Jan 29, 2009

Marietta, OH -- Marshall University ladies indoor track and field team invaded Marietta, Ohio on January 24 and captured the Marietta Open #2 held at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on the campus of Marietta College. The Thundering Herd Ladies won 9 different events and easily outdistanced runner-up Marietta College by a score of 215 points to 162 points. Kathleen Clark (1000m and mile) and Kristin Smith (long jump and high jump) were double winners. Delkira Maybin sprinted to the win in the 55m dash in 7.41, Rachel Coaxum hurdled the 55m hurdles in 8.50, Cara Rumburg threw the shot 39-07.00, and Molly Grove heaved the weight throw 51-10.50. The 4 x 400m relay team also took first place honors with a time of 4:18.20. West Virginia Wesleyan Men placed 2nd while the Lady Bobcats took 3rd in impressive showings. Event winners for the lady Bobcats were Daytona Maher in the 200m dash in 26.92, Brenna Hagerty completed the 25 lap 5000m run in a fast 18:13.85, and Jasmine Claggett leaped to 34-00.00 in the triple jump. Leading the way for the men were first place finishers Ricky Kump in the 400m (50.75), Nate Edwards in the 3000m (9:01.86), Dwight Holden in the 55m hurdles (8.02), and Seth Kendall in the pole vault (13-00.25). The WV Wesleyan men also won the 4 x 200m and 4 x 400m relays. Other WVIAC teams competing were Concord University, University of Charleston, Glenville State, and West Liberty State University. Concord University took both Distance Medley Relays. There were several other individual winners from the WVIAC conference.

UTEP Men and Rice Women Captures the 2007 C-USA Cross Country Championships Conference USA Press Release Oct 28, 2007

Photo courtesy of herdzone.cstv.comMarshall Men take 4th while women finish 10th. Eric Frohnapfel is Rookie of the year. Travis Epling is All-ConferenceSanta Teresa, N.M. - For the third-consecutive year, the third-ranked UTEP men captured the Conference USA Cross Country Championship title, while the 16th-ranked Rice women wins their second title in the last three years Saturday at the Santa Teresa Country Club in Santa Teresa, N.M. The one-day event was hosted by UTEP at the scenic Santa Teresa Country Club Spanish Dagger course. UTEP recorded a championship record with a perfect 15 points, while the Rice women tallied 26 points for top honors.

Brooks finishes 2nd at Furman Invitational Douglas McDaniel Oct 16, 2006

Marian Brooks, a senior, from Marshall University and a graduate of Pikeview High School out of Princeton, WV finished 2nd at the 34th annual Furman University Cross Country Invitational held on the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville SC. Brooks covered the 5K course in 18:36 and finished behind Sarah Coghlan of the University of North Florida. The ladies finished 10th overall. The men took 6th and were led by Poca High School graduate and sophomore Matt Null

Conference USA and High School Regional Meets Added Douglas McDaniel May 13, 2006

Siketha Shepherd-Hall leads Marshall University with her 2nd place finish and school record in the long jump by jumping 20-03.00. Complete results for the Conference USA Meet have been added with elite performances for Marshall University. Also, all of the High School regional meets and elite performances have been added. I want to especially thank www.runwv.com for most of the results. Thanks to the ones who have e-mailed me results.