Francis Marion University stands in 13th place as darkness halted play during the second round of the 47th-annual Robert Kepler Intercollegiate Men’s Golf Tournament, hosted by Ohio State University on Saturday (April 21).
Junior right fielder Cole Hinnant banged out five hits and scored eight runs, while Francis Marion University right-handed pitchers Sam High and Evan Flynn each provided quality starts as the Patriots swept a Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader from Georgia Southwestern State University on Saturday afternoon (April 21), winning by the scores of 11-8 and 13-3.
Francis Marion University junior catcher Jaimie Harney registered four hits and a pair of runs batted in, but the Patriots suffered a season-ending doubleheader sweep at the hands of Columbus State University, dropping 10-4 and 7-1 decisions on Saturday afternoon (April 21) in Peach Belt Conference softball action.
Three members of the Francis Marion University women’s tennis team – seniors Sofia Henning, Marie Krueger, and Anna Wintrich – have been named to the 2018 Peach Belt Conference Women’s Tennis All-Academic Team.
Despite a straight-sets win at No.1 singles by senior Marie Krueger, Francis Marion University lost to fourth-ranked and top-seeded Columbus State University 5-1, Friday morning (April 20) in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center.
Francis Marion University senior Marie Krueger was named to the 2018 Peach Belt Conference All-Conference women’s tennis team as post-season accolades were announced at the PBC awards banquet, Thursday evening (April 19) on the FMU campus. Krueger picked up first-team honors for her singles play.
Junior shortstop CJ Mackinson went 3-for-5 including a double and a home run with five runs batted in as Francis Marion University cruised to an 18-6 non-conference road victory over Claflin University, Wednesday night (April 18) in college baseball action.
The 2018 Peach Belt Conference Men’s and Women’s Tennis Tournaments will be held Friday through Sunday (April 20-22) at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center. Admission to the three-day event is free.
COLUMBUS, GA – A throwing error with two outs and the bases-loaded in the bottom of the ninth allowed eighth-ranked Columbus State University to escape with a 12-11 win over Francis Marion University and a sweep of Saturday’s (April 14) Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader. CSU won the first game 10-3.
Sophomore designated hitter Shania Domingue keyed a 15-hit attack and Francis Marion University scored the final four runs in a 10-64 win over USC Aiken on Saturday (April 14) earning a split of their Peach Belt Conference softball doubleheader. In the game one, USCA catcher Sydney Kate Murphy homered twice and drove in three runs, while Hannah Price (5-10) tossed a four-hitter as the Pacers prevailed 9-3.
With the tying and potential winning runs on base, Francis Marion University junior center fielder Gage Taylor made a leaping catch against the wall at the 403 sign to end the game and allow the Patriots to escape with an 8-7 win over eighth-ranked Columbus State University, Friday evening (April 13) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.