Caldwell makes debut as Marshall women open Thursday

Published 9:19 pm Tuesday, November 7, 2023


Marshall Sports Information

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Marshall University women’s basketball program opens its new era on the road against George Mason. Tip from EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia will be at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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  • 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.

  • The 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year spoke with the media on Monday. Caldwell’s weekly press conference can be viewed HERE.


  • The Herd returns 12 players from its 2022-23 squad which finished 17-14 (9-9 SBC). Leading scorer Roshala Scott was named to the Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference First Team.

  • Six newcomers join Marshall’s squad in 2023 – four transfers and two incoming freshmen. One such transfer is senior guard Breanna Campbell. The Largo, Fla. native averaged 18.3 PPG for Glenville State last season.

  • The Thundering Herd were picked ninth in the Preseason SBC poll.

  • Marshall and George Mason will be facing off for the first time in program history