Special to HuntingtonNews.Net

HUNTINGTON, WV - Marshall Football will face the Akron Zips in 2014 and 2016, Marshall Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick announced on Wednesday. Marshall will travel to Akron on Sept. 20, 2014, while the Zips will make their way to Huntington on Sept. 17, 2016.


The Herd and the Zips have met 12 times on the gridiron, with Marshall holding an 8-4 lead in the series, including victories in all six meetings in Huntington.


The Herd (1-1) will travel to Ohio (2-0) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET in a matchup that will be carried on ESPN3.com.