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Marshall downs South Carolina in Conference USA home opener

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s soccer team defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks in its home Conference USA opener Saturday afternoon with a final score of 2-0 at Hoops Family Field.

Marshall improved to 4-0-1 (1-0-0 C-USA) and South Carolina fell to 3-2-0 (0-1-0 C-USA).

“It was great,” Head Coach Chris Grassie said. “They were a tough team to breakdown. We kind of struggled in the first half. Credit to South Carolina, they did a great job. They’re a tough group.”

Throughout the entire first half, the Herd and Gamecocks battled back and forth, resulting in a 0-0 score.