Herd to Conclude Non-Conference Play Against Miami (Ohio)|
Sept. 20, 2013
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – To complete its non-conference schedule, Marshall women’s soccer (4-2-1) will return home from a three-game road stint to host former Mid-American Conference rival Miami of Ohio (3-4-0) at Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex at noon Sunday, Sept. 22.
Live stats will be available for the match for no charge and live video will be available for a fee through the women’s soccer schedule page at HerdZone.com. Follow @HerdWSoccer on Twitter for more information.
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Other notes: Marshall is ranked first in Conference USA in goals-against average (.68) and is tied for first for goals allowed (5).
KISH IS A KEEPER
SCOUTING THE REDHAWKS
Marshall and Miami have not met since 2004, when the Herd was part of the MAC. The RedHawks took the match, 3-2, in double overtime. Miami leads the all-time series, 5-2-0, winning the last five. The Herd has not defeated the ‘Hawks since 1999.
100TH CAREER WIN FOR COACH LONG
Long in in his sixth season as the Thundering Herd coach and 15th season as a head coach. In his first five seasons at Marshall, Long led the women to a 35-49-11 record and advanced to the postseason once, losing a 3-0 decision to Houston in the first round of the 2010 C-USA Tournament.
McFadden hails from Dayton, Ohio, and spent her collegiate career in the net for the Mastodons at IPFW in Fort Wayne, Ind. She brings a great deal of goal-keeping expertise through her time coaching and working with soccer programs in her local communities.
Duncan returns to the Marshall women’s soccer program as one of the most decorated players in Herd history. A four-year letter winner at forward from 2007-2010, she holds the Marshall record for career goals (23) and career game-winning goals (eight).