Porter sets career-high with 24 points.
First ever meeting between the two programs
Khadaija Brooks and Taylor Porter led the Herd with 13 points apiece
First loss of the season for Marshall, 78-68
Marshall will hit the court again Saturday, Nov. 26 against Prairie View A&M
Photos from Marshall women's basketball game against Florida A&M on Nov. 15, 2016
Marshall women's basketball fell to Old Dominion 67-55 Thursday, March 5, at the Cam Henderson Center
Marshall 66, Florida Atlantic 59 - Jan. 17, 2015
Feb. 19, 2014
Appeared in all but two games, making eight starts... Averaged 6.4 points per game, 1.5 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per game, and 0.5 steals per game... Her 87 three-point field goals made rank tenth all-time in Marshall history... Tied for sixth in Conference USA with 1.77 three-point field goals made per game... Ranked 14th in Conference USA with a three-point field goal percentage of .344... Scored in double figures six times with a season-high of 18 points at Northern Kentucky (WBI, 3/19)... Set career-highs with 18 points and six three-point field goals made at Northern Kentucky in the WBI (3/19)... Tied career-highs with seven rebounds and four assists vs. Brescia (12/22)... Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Appeared in all but one game for the Herd (at Old Dominion, Feb. 1), making eight starts ... fourth-best 3-point percentage at .279 (34-of-122) ... scored career-high 18 points versus Louisiana Tech (Feb. 8), matching career-best four threes ... third-most 3-pointers made per game at 1.1 off 4.1 attempts ... made career-best four assists versus Florida Atlantic (Feb. 26) and WVU Tech (Dec. 9) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
All-time leading scorer at Princeton Senior High School (1,800 points) ... averaged 24.9 points, 7.0 assists, 2.0 steals, 1.0 turnover and 3.0 rebounds per game ... team made one state tournament appearance ... named first team All-State captain ... Bluefield Daily-Telegraph Player of the Year ... Student-Athlete of the Year ... also involved in student council (student body president), Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Students Against Drunk Driving, Key Club, Pep Club, Choir and church activities.
Born September 21, 1994 ... daughter of Earnie and Lori Akers ... has one sister, Tesla, who is the head girls' basketball coach at Princeton High School ... major is undecided, but plans to work in the medical field.