HerdZone.com offers live statistics for you to view as a home game is in progress. Athletics Department staff at the game input statistics into a laptop. The stats are transmitted to the website and can be viewed in GameTracker.
What sports offer live stats?
Live stats from the Athletics Department are provided for the following sports when played in Huntington, W.Va.: football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball and baseball. For away games, the home team normally provides live stats on their official athletics website. For example, if Marshall plays at Rice, go to RiceOwls.com and visit their live stats page if you don't see it already on Marshall's site. Some games away from Marshall are considered "home" events. These events will have live stats offered on HerdZone.com.
How do I view live stats?
If the sport is listed above and the Thundering Herd are playing at home, go to the sport's schedule page on HerdZone.com. Click the game in the schedule. Next to the schedule, a box with that specific game's details will appear. Click the GameTracker link to launch the live stats window. Live stats will not be available until the game has started.
What programs do I need to view live stats?
Please download the latest free version of Macromedia Flash Player. The latest player will enable you to view the flash content in the live statistics window. A broadband connection to the internet will provide the best experience. The content will also pop up in a new window so please disable your popup blocker to allow the window to appear.
Live stats from the site are not matching radio, TV...
Athletics Department staff at the game are uploading stats to a laptop as the game unfolds. Staff are usually located in the press box and receive official stats as determined by officials. At times, mistakes can occur. Stats can also be corrected by an official on the field, etc.
Remember, the play has to happen, be confirmed, recorded to the laptop at the game and be transmitted to your live stats window. Please be patient. Our live statistics will reflect the best possible information as it happens from the game.
The live stats haven't updated in a long time...
In the unlikely event a program stalls or the connection is lost, please close your live stats window and launch a new GameTracker window. Go to the sport's schedule, find the event and click the GameTracker link.
Where can I find the final box score?
The live stats page only provides information for games that are in progress. For final stats, please view the recap of the game in the sport's home page.