Location: Huntington, W. Va.
Founded: 1837
Enrollment: 14,000
Nickname: Thundering Herd
Colors: Green and White
President: Jerry Gilbert
Athletics Director: Mike Hamrick
Senior Woman Administrator: Beatrice Crane Banford
Sports Information Director: Jason Corriher
Ticket Office Phone: 1-800-THE-HERD
Alumni Director: Matt Hayes

Athletics Website: herdzone.com
University Website: www.marshall.edu
Alumni Website: http://www.marshall.edu/alumni
Facebook: Marshall University Athletics
Twitter: @Herd_Zone
Convention Bureau: http://www.wvvisit.com/
Other Sites of Interest: www.hdonline.com

Football Stadium: Joan C. Edwards Stadium (38,019)
Basketball/Volleyball Arena: Henderson Center (9,043)
Baseball: Appalachian Power Park (4,500)
Soccer: Sam Hood Field
Track and Field: Walter "Lefty" Rollins Track
Swimming: Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium
Golf: Guyan Golf and Country Club
Tennis: Marshall Tennis Courts
Softball: Dot Hicks Softball Complex

MEN (6) - Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer
WOMEN (10) - Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball


  • CHRIS CLINE - American mining entrepreneur, CEO of Foresight Reserves LP
  • BILLY CRYSTAL - Actor, comedian
  • MIKE D'ANTONI - Veteran NBA coach; NBA Coach of the Year (2005); two-time Team USA men’s Olympic coach
  • VERNA K. GIBSON - First woman to lead a Fortune 500 company (Limited Stores)
  • HAL GREER - One of the 50 greatest players in NBA history,member of the Hall of Fame
  • JOE JOHNS - Award-winning NBC News correspondent
  • JIM JUSTICE - President and Chairman, The Greenbrier Resort
  • CARL LEE - 12-year NFL veteran; 3-time Pro Bowler
  • BYRON LEFTWICH - NFL Quarterback
  • J. MARK MCVEY - Broadway singer, most famous for his role in "Les Miserables"
  • LEA ANN PARSLEY - 2002 Winter Olympics silver medal in skeleton; 1999 Ohio Firefighter of Year
  • CHAD PENNINGTON - Heisman Trophy finalist, former NFL quarterback and current FOX analyst
  • SOUPY SALES - Well-known television personality and comedian
  • JAMES C. SMITH - President and CEO, Thomson Reuters
  • MARVIN L. STONE - Former editor of U.S. News and World Report
  • F. SELBY WELLMAN - Former Senior Vice President with Cisco Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in networking for the Internet

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