Marshall Women's Soccer Travels to WVU for Spring Action

April 7, 2006

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.- The Thundering Herd women's soccer team will travel in-state to visit the West Virginia Mountaineers for the third annual Puskar Breast Care Center Soccer Invitational on Saturday, April 8.

Seven division one teams, WVU, Duquesne, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Buffalo, Cincinnati and Marshall, and two club teams, North Oakville and PA Select, will be making up the nine teams participating in the annual tournament.

On Saturday the Herd will be guaranteed to play in three games starting at 10:50 a.m. against Pittsburgh. The following two games will take place at 12:15 p.m. verses Cincinnati and 2:00 p.m. with Duquesne. Depending on the outcome of those three games Marshall can advance into the final game that will take place at 4:00 p.m.

In the Herd's last outing on April 2 at Ohio University, Marshall defeated Northern Kentucky 5-1 and recorded a draw of 0-0 with Ohio.