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Thundering Herd stampedes past Morehead State in doubleheader

Marshall third baseman Blakely Burch (55) flips the ball to a teammate after recording an out during the Thundering Herd’s doubleheader against Morehead State at Dot Hicks Field on April 11, 2018. Marshall is currently 19-7 through its first 26 games of the 2019 season.

The Marshall softball team extended its winning streak to five straight games after sweeping the Morehead State Eagles Tuesday in a doubleheader matchup, 11-1 and 11-3, with both wins coming in five innings.

The Herd’s record improved to 33-17 overall and the Eagles dropped to 2-39. Morehead State’s losing streak was stretched to 25 games, with the Eagles’ last win coming on March 17 against