Marshall will open league play at Charlotte and close the non-conference schedule at High Point
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
The Thundering Herd signed six players for the 2017 freshman class
Marshall captured the win on Senior Night
This is a must-win for Marshall to have a chance of making the Conference USA tournament
Marshall 2, Louisiana Tech 1 - C-USA Tournament Quarterfinal
2016 (SENIOR): Finished her career tied for No. 4 in matches played (76) and having seen 5,605 minutes of playing time on the field … made 58 starts, all of which are consecutive starts, during her career at Marshall … contributed in 25 shutouts in her career … her defense contributed to Marshall reaching its longest unbeaten streak in program history, going 12 matches without a loss, which also led the NCAA that season … started and played in all 17 matches for the Herd, while also leading the team in minutes (1,617) … was in 99.8 percent of the Herd’s total minutes played (1,620) ... had her first multi-point game against Charlotte (Oct. 28) in which she had two assists, including the game-winning assist … contributed in Marshall’s first shutout win of the season against Longwood (Aug. 26) … played a role in Marshall 3-0 shutout victory over ETSU (Sept. 4) … contributed in Marshall 1-0 shutout win over UAB (Oct. 7) … played a role in the Herd’s shutout over UTEP (Oct. 20) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
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.