This is a must-win for Marshall to have a chance of making the Conference USA tournament
Marshall will play its last two regular season games at Hoops Family Field
The Herd grabbed a point in conference play
The Herd to host Dayton Friday and travel to Ball State Sunday
Marshall places third-most student-athletes on list among league schools
Marshall 2, Louisiana Tech 1 - C-USA Tournament Quarterfinal
2015 (JUNIOR): Scored first game-winner of career to help the Herd advance to its first C-USA Championship match, defeating Old Dominion in the semifinals, 2-1 (Nov. 6) ... started every match since the beginning of the 2014 season (41 consecutive matches) ... first season playing in the backfield ... assisted Erin Simmons’ first goal in the Herd’s 5-1 defeat of Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 7) … named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 19 matches for Marshall ... assisted on Kristine Culicerto's goal at Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 19), her first assist since a 3-0 defeat of Kent State last season (Aug. 25) … named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013 (FRESHMAN):Appeared in 18 matches for the Herd ... scored her first career goal in the 3-0 victory over Campbell (Aug. 23) ... made an assist in the 3-0 victory against Kent State (Aug. 25) ... took eight shots, five on-target for a shots-on-goal percentage of .625, third-best on the team ...named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2012 Milford High School Eagle Award winner for Most Outstanding Player and Sportsmanship ... named first team All-Conference and led the league in assists ... high school team won four consecutive league championships, including two sectional championships, a district championship and regional final in 2011 ... academic All-Conference ... also involved in student council.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Allen and Susan Byrnside ... has a younger sister, Caroline ... enjoys watching movies and listening to music ... major is elementary education ... minor is special education.