First such honor for both seniors
Nine seniors to be recognized at Hoops Family Field
Herd to face UNC Asheville (Aug. 25) and Evansville (Aug. 27)
The amount of medal winners increased by four from the previous year
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
2017 Conference USA All-Academic Team
Games Played/Games Started: 13/8 … Appeared in 13 matches with eight starts and logged 701 minutes … Finished Herd career with nearly 5,800 minutes played … Key role player … Recorded six shots with two on goal … Played every minute of two matches; versus Eastern Illinois (Sept. 13) and against New Mexico (Sept. 30).
2016 Conference USA Academic Medal
2016 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
2016 (Junior): Games Played/Games Started: 18/18 … Team leader … Led the Herd with 1,657 minutes … Third consecutive season with over 1,600 minutes played … Career-best average of 92 minutes per match … Played every minute of 14 games … Handled most of the throw-ins for the Herd … Had four shots with two on goal.
2015 (Sophomore): Games Played/Games Started: 19/19…Recorded two assists, against Robert Morris (Sept. 11) and UAB (Oct. 31)…Recorded seven shots, two on goal…Played for 1,669 minutes, second on the team...Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Conference USA Academic Medal.
2014 (Freshman): Games Played/Started: 19/19...Started every game as a freshman. Named the the Conference USA All-Freshman team...scored his first career goal against Concord on Nov. 8. Also recorded a team co-high four assists...Kershaw's first assist was the game winner against New Mexico on Nov. 1. Led the team in minutes with 1745.
Prior to Marshall:
5 year starter with D.C United Academy...Attended 2012 U.S Soccer Finals week...Played in MLS Reserve game vs. Montreal Impact, as well as practicing with first team on occasion...Started freshman and sophomore years at Archbishop Curley...Started Jr. Year at Dematha Catholic...Team ranked no. 1 in country while with Dematha, Won WCAC Championship.
Son of Mary and Dale Kershaw. Has two siblings, Jonathan and Abigail. Plans to major in sports management.