HUNTINGTON — Marshall Thundering Herd teams had numerous players receive All-Conference USA recognition in 2013-14, led by the football squad with 20 selections.
Following is the list compiled by HerdZone.com columnist Jack Bogaczyk:
All-Freshman: Corey Bird, OF, Elkview, W.Va.
Third team: Kareem Canty, Fr. PG, Harlem, N.Y.
All-Freshman: Canty; Ryan Taylor, F, Indianapolis.
Offensive Player of the Year: Rakeem Cato, Jr. QB, Miami
Co-Freshman of the Year: Corey Tindal, DB, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
First team: Gator Hoskins, Sr. TE, Gainesville, Fla.; Chris Jasperse, Jr. C, Greensboro, N.C.; Tommy Shuler, Jr. WR, Miami; James Rouse, Jr. DT, Harrisonburg, Va.
Second team: Cato; Jermaine Holmes, Jr. LB, Valdosta, Ga.; Garrett Scott, Sr. OT, Douglas, Ga.; Devon Smith, Sr. PR, White Plains, Md.; Clint Van Horn, So. OT, Beckley, W.Va.
Honorable mention: Alex Bazzie, Sr. DE, Silver Spring, Md.; Monterius Lovett, Sr. DB, Tallahassee, Fla.; Evan McKelvey, So. LB, Moncks Corner, S.C.; Ra’Shawde Myers, Jr. DE, Cocoa, Fla.; Darryl Roberts, Jr. DB, Lakeland, Fla.; Essray Taliaferro, Sr. RB, Washington, D.C.; Tindal.
All-Freshman: Tindal; Stefan Houston, LB, Clarksburg, Md.; A.J. Leggett, DB, Miami; Michael Selby, OL, Sandersville, Ga; Gary Thompson, DE, LaMesa, Calif.
All-Freshman: Clark Robinson, South Windsor, Conn.
All-Academic: Brian Anania, Sr. Hurricane, W.Va.
Third team: Zach Hunter, Sr. MF, Marietta, Ga.; Travis Brent, Sr. D, Virginia Beach, Va.
Third team: Alyssa Cathey, Jr. MF, Fort Collins, Colo.
Second team: Shaelynn Braxton, So. INF, Woodbridge, Va.
All-Freshman: Morgan Zerkle, SS, Milton, W.Va.; Jordan Dixon, P, Edmond, Okla.
All-Tournament: Braxton; Zerkle; Dixon; Kaelynn Greene, So. OF, Eastvale, Calif.
Swimming and diving
All-Academic: Katie Kramer, Jr., Naples, Fla.
Second team singles: Dana Oppinger, So., Weingarten, Germany; Derya Turhan, Fr., Bad Salzuflen, Germany; Kai Broomfield, Jr., Toronto.
Third team singles: Anna Pomyatinskaya, Fr., Sochi, Russia; Karli Timko, Sr., Houston, Pa.; Rachael Morales, Fr. Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
Third team doubles: Oppinger/Turhan; Pomyatinskaya/Timko.
Track and field
Second team: Elaine Derricott (pentathlon), Sr., Richmond, Va.
Second team: Jasia Richardson (triple jump), Sr., Richmond, Va.
Third team: Elaine Derricott (heptathlon), Sr., Richmond, Va.; 4x400 relay (Tianya Hankerson, Fr., Fruitland, Md., Shyra Moulton, So., Ashland, Va.; Derricott; Shanice Johnson, So., Franklin Square, N.Y.)
First team: Laura Der, Sr. OH, Clarksville, Ind.
Second team: Sammie Bane, Jr. S, Brownstown, Ind.; Sacha-Byous McConnell, Sr. MB, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
All-Academic: Bane, Der.
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