Marshall's defense caused six Gardner Webb turnovers and the Runnin' Bulldogs only managed 184 yards of total offense.
Running back Stewart Butler powered Marshall's offense with 151 rushing yards on nine carries and three touchdowns.
Marshall returns to action next Saturday at Ohio, kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.
For more on the Thundering Herds win over Gardner-Webb follow the links below.
Huntington Herald Dispatch
WV Metro News
Charleston Daily Mail