Marshall welcomes Point Park Monday
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall fans will have their first opportunity to see Coach Kim Caldwell’s Thundering Herd in the regular season at home Monday. Marshall hosts Point Park from the Cam Henderson Center at 6 p.m.
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COACH KIM CALDWELL
- On March 27, 2023, the Coach Kim Caldwell era began for the Marshall University women’s basketball program. Caldwell became the eighth head coach in the history of the Herd.
- Caldwell – the Parkersburg, West Virginia native – joins Marshall from Division II Glenville State, where she turned the Pioneers into a powerhouse, going 191-24 in seven seasons, winning the 2022 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship.
- Abby Beeman notched the team’s first double-double of the season Saturday. The Ridgeley, West Virginia native scored a MU career-high 26 points with 11 rebounds.
- Mahogany Matthews had six blocks against NKU Saturday. Matthews had 63 blocks last season, which were third most in a single season in program history.
- After forcing 26 turnovers Saturday, the Herd is forcing opponents into averaging 23.0 per game, for a turnover margin of 5.0.
- Marshall and Point Park have never met in a regular season game.
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ABOUT POINT PARK
- Point Park is 4-1 this season in the NAIA’s River States Conference. The team is led by Head Coach Dave Scarborough, a Pittsburgh local and a long time assistant of NCAA DI Mount St. Mary’s.
- The Pioneers can score, the team is averaging over 100 PPG through its five games. Five players average over 10 PPG for the team.
- The team is winning its rebounding margin by a 14.2 advantage, and has 19.4 assists per game.
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**Press release from Marshall University – HERDZONE – 11/19/2023 11:40:00 AM | Women’s Basketball