The Herald-Dispatch Marshall Sports RSS 2015-05-28T06:16:56-04:00 urn:uuid:c60d7202-9a58-46a6-9fca-f804879f5ebc Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Marshall student-athletes making grade The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>HUNTINGTON - Marshall University student-athletes continue making the grade.</p> <p>The NCAA Academic Progress Rate standard to maintain postseason eligibility is a multi-year score of 930 and all 16 Thundering Herd teams met the mark in the latest report. The scores released Wednesday cover the 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years.</p> <p></p> Marshall soccer players on summer league teams The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>HUNTINGTON - Marshall University men's soccer has seven representatives playing in the United Soccer League Premier Developmental League.</p> <p></p> MU's Diffenderfer gets all-conference honor The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON - Marshall University baseball player T.J. Diffenderfer was named to the All-Conference USA second team selected by College Sports Madness.Diffenderfer, a 6-foot-5, 240-pound senior from Mount Juliet, Tenn., played for two seasons as the Marshall first baseman after a transfer from Columbia State Junior College.He batted .298 this season with four home runs, 30 runs batted in and 53 hits with 11 doubles and one triple. He was fourth in the conference with an on-base percentage of .402.As a fielder he had 402 putouts while making only five errors. His fielding percentage was .488.C-USA BASEBALLHATTIESBURG, Miss. - FIU and UAB meet at 1 p.m. Sunday in the C-USA baseball tournament finals at Pete Taylor Park. The game will be telecast on the CBS Sports Network.FIU became the first No. 8 seed to reach the conference finals Saturday with a 15-3 defeat of fourth-seeded Middle Tennessee. Austin Rodriguez and Josh Anderson both hit grand slam home runs and Anderson added a solo homer for the Panthers.Sixth-seeded UAB blanked second-seeded Florida Atlantic on Saturday, 10-0. UAB pitchers Johnny Litske and Ryan Ruggles threw a combined four-hitter. Esteban Tresgallo smacked his 12th homer of the season. ||. 0524_mu roundup ||. Baseballs Diffenderfer Earns College Sports Madne</p> Study at UAB says MU ticket sales up By GRANT TRAYLOR 2015-05-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON - A recent study involving UAB football revealed that Marshall University was fifth in Conference USA in football season-ticket sales last year and one of only two league members with an increase in the 2014 season.</p> <p></p> Chuck Landon: Doc No. 1, but C-USA coaches lag in rankings CHUCK LANDON 2015-05-23T00:12:14-04:00 <p> In the spring, a young man&#39;s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of. ...</p> <p> His favorite college&#39;s head football coach.</p> <p> You didn&#39;t really expect me to say love, did you?</p> <p> &#160;</p> Marshall sprinter Fofanah to run in NCAA regional The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-23T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>HUNTINGTON - Marshall University sprinter Isatu Fofanah is a women's track and field qualifier for the NCAA East Regional.</p> <p></p> UAB to make football decision by June 1 The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Associated Press</p> <p>BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB President Ray Watts said he hasn't made a decision on whether to reinstate football, bowling and rifle.</p> <p></p> MU women's teams win academic recognition The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-21T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>HUNTINGTON - Marshall University women's tennis and women's outdoor track and field teams recorded a perfect 1,000 score on the NCAA 2013-14 Academic Progress Rate scale.</p> <p></p> MU's Boster named All-CUSA 2nd team The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-20T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>HUNTINGTON - Marshall University starting pitcher Chase Boster was named to the All-Conference USA baseball second team.</p> <p></p> Moves in New England suggest former Herd defensive back has chance to play for Patriots By GRANT TRAYLOR 2015-05-20T00:01:01-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON - Much of the recent news surrounding the New England Patriots has centered around "DeflateGate" and the penalties imposed b</p>