Marshall will open league play at Charlotte and close the non-conference schedule at High Point
The amount of medal winners increased by four from the previous year
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
The Thundering Herd signed six players for the 2017 freshman class
Parkhurst becomes the fifth player in program history to receive the honor twice
2016 (SENIOR): Named to the Conference USA All-Academic team … after recovering from several knee injuries sustained in her freshman and sophomore years of college Jordan Parkhurst became a steady presence and major contributor in the Thundering Herd lineup … since recovering from her injuries she went on to play in 40 matches, starting in 24 of them, collected 40 shots and has scored three goals … scored the game-tying goal and her lone goal of the season vs. Charlotte (Oct. 28) … one of the team leaders in shots (15) … contributed to Marshall’s first win and shutout in the 1-0 victory at Longwood (Aug. 26) … helped shutout ETSU (Sept. 4) to give the Herd its second win of the season … played a role in Marshall 1-0 shutout over UAB (Oct. 7) … a contributor in the Herd’s 1-0 shutout victory over UTEP (Oct. 20) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in the first two matches of the season before suffering a season-ending injury … named to C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll … earned the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal.
2013 (FRESHMAN):Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... recipient of the C-USA Academic Medal.
HIGH SCHOOL: Arizona State Champions 2006-10 ... 2009 and 2010 Region IV quarterfinalists ... academic Superintendent's List and Principal's List ... also involved in the Society of Women Scholars, National Honor Society and Key Club.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Randall and Michelle Parkhurst ... has an older brother, Justin, and a younger sister, Jenna ... enjoys traveling ... major is business.