Athletic website's numbers go up
Matt Weber enters his first year a sports information assistant at Marshall and serves as the main contact for softball, women's swimming and diving, and handles both the men's and women's golf teams during the latter part of the year. Additionally, Weber assist the Sports Information staff with all men's and women's basketball home games as well as home football games.
Prior to joining the department, Weber worked at the Marshall Recreation Center for three years in a wide range of capacities. Before leaving, his main position was as an assistant for the facilities operations and special events. Weber served as co-director for RecFest 2011, a large scale student festival featuring over 100 exhibitors that are showcasing their products to Marshall students at the start of the fall semester. He also managed the building during day-to-day operations and other unique and special events that happened under the center's roof. Additionally he also spent time in Omaha, Nebraska during the summer 2010 as a management intern for the College Baseball World Series during its final year at Rosenblatt Stadium.
Weber is an avid volunteer. He resume includes working with tri-state area Little League Baseball and Softball programs for the past 10 years in a wide range of capacities including umpiring, field maintenance, and the local district board of directors. In 2009, he was part of the tournament committee for the Little League Baseball and Softball Southeastern Regional, which was held in Ceredo, W.Va. for one year only. Weber was the official scorer for each game of each tournament. He also organized a campus-wide Earth Day celebration in 2010, the first of its kind at Marshall. Weber also has organized MLB Pitch, Hit & Run contests for the past three years.
Weber graduated from Marshall in August 2011 with a bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation Management. Currently he is working towards master's degree at Marshall.