2014 Francis Marion University Baseball News

  • 100 Patriots on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 25, 2014
    100 Patriots on PBC Presidential Honor Roll One hundred student-athletes from Francis Marion University appear on the 23rd edition of the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll that was recently announced.
  • FMU's Wilson signs pro contract with freedom
    June 18, 2014
    FMU's Wilson signs pro contract with freedom Francis Marion University shortstop Michael Wilson has signed a professional contract with the Florence (Ky.) Freedom of the independent Frontier League.
  • Patriots take part in award-winning program
    June 02, 2014
    Patriots take part in award-winning program The Francis Marion University baseball program recently took part in a national award-winning community service project entitled "Dads in the Dugout."
  • FMU’s Gress selected as Academic All-American
    May 29, 2014
    FMU’s Gress selected as Academic All-American Francis Marion University senior designated hitter Dalton Gress has been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Baseball Team for NCAA Division II.
  • Gress up for 2014 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby  Fan’s Choice Award
    May 28, 2014
    Gress up for 2014 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby Fan’s Choice Award Francis Marion University senior designated hitter Dalton Gress has been nominated for the 2014 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby Fan’s Choice Award and voting is now open.
  • FMU’s Stoner signs with Winnipeg Goldeyes
    May 27, 2014
    FMU’s Stoner signs with Winnipeg Goldeyes Francis Marion University senior right-handed relief pitcher Jeffrey Stoner has signed a professional contract with the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.
  • Patriots receive PBC Baseball Team Sportsmanship Award
    May 21, 2014
    Patriots receive PBC Baseball Team Sportsmanship Award The Francis Marion University baseball team, along with Columbus State University, was named the co-recipient of the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Team Sportsmanship Award, the league office recently announced.
  • Stoner and Wilson earn more accolades
    May 19, 2014
    Stoner and Wilson earn more accolades Francis Marion University senior right-handed relief pitcher Jeffrey Stoner and senior shortstop Michael Wilson continue to pick up post-season accolades as the pair were most recently named to the 2014 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Southeast All-Region Team.
  • FMU center fielder is regional Gold Glove winner
    May 19, 2014
    FMU center fielder is regional Gold Glove winner Francis Marion University senior center fielder Isaac Davenport has been named to the 2014 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Southeast Region Gold Glove squad.
  • Stoner picks up additional All-Region honor
    May 16, 2014
    Stoner picks up additional All-Region honor Francis Marion University senior right-handed relief pitcher Jeffrey Stoner has been selected to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-Southeast Region Team for 2014.
  • 102 named to Swamp Fox Honor Roll
    May 15, 2014
    102 named to Swamp Fox Honor Roll A total of 102 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2014 spring semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • FMU pair named to All-Region diamond squad
    May 15, 2014
    FMU pair named to All-Region diamond squad Francis Marion University senior right-handed relief pitcher Jeffrey Stoner and senior shortstop Michael Wilson were both named to the Daktronics NCAA Division II Southeast All-Region team that was announced on Thursday.
  • FMU falls to #2 Lander in PBC Quarterfinals
    May 10, 2014
    FMU falls to #2 Lander in PBC Quarterfinals Connor Lewis smacked three of Lander's six home runs Saturday afternoon to lead the top-seeded Bearcat baseball team to a 14-4, first-round win over eighth-seeded Francis Marion in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament hosted by USC Aiken at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.
  • Stoner and Wilson earn All-Conference honors
    May 09, 2014
    Stoner and Wilson earn All-Conference honors Francis Marion University senior right-handed relief pitcher Jeffrey Stoner and senior shortstop Michael Wilson were recognized with All-Conference honors at the annual Peach Belt Conference awards banquet, held Friday night (May 9) in Aiken, South Carolina.
  • FMU set to open PBC Tournament on Saturday
    May 08, 2014
    FMU set to open PBC Tournament on Saturday Francis Marion University will open the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Baseball Tournament against second-ranked Lander University on Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m. at Roberto Hernandez Stadium on the campus of USC Aiken, in Aiken S.C.
  • Stoner selected as Student-Athlete of the Week
    May 06, 2014
    Stoner selected as Student-Athlete of the Week After earning the save in the decisive postseason-clinching victory last Thursday, Jeffrey Stoner has been named the Francis Marion University Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending May 5.
  • Seniors shine in home finale as Patriots win 9-2
    May 05, 2014
    Seniors shine in home finale as Patriots win 9-2 Senior shortstop Michael Wilson registered his seventh career four-hit game and senior right-hander Austin Cox pitched 5.2 strong innings as Francis Marion University closed out its regular-season schedule with a 9-2 non-conference win over Winston-Salem State University, Monday night (May 5) in college baseball action.
  • Patriot Baseball holds Senior Night on Monday
    May 04, 2014
    Patriot Baseball holds Senior Night on Monday The Francis Marion University baseball team will conclude its regular-season schedule with a Senior Night contest on Monday (May 5) at 7 p.m. against Winston-Salem State University.
  • Florence duo propels Patriots to DH split
    May 02, 2014
    Florence duo propels Patriots to DH split Senior right-hander Spencer Jordan and junior righty Jeremy Hatfield combined on a five-hitter to lead Francis Marion University to a 4-1 victory over Young Harris College in the second game of a Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader from Sparrow Stadium. The Mountain Lions won the first contest 7-2.
  • Patriot pair earn PBC All-Academic baseball honors
    May 02, 2014
    Patriot pair earn PBC All-Academic baseball honors Francis Marion University senior designated hitter Dalton Gress and sophomore right-handed pitcher Chance DuCharme have been selected to the Peach Belt Conference baseball All-Academic squad for 2014.
  • Stoner lifts Patriots past Mountain Lions 10-3
    May 01, 2014
    Stoner lifts Patriots past Mountain Lions 10-3 Senior right-handed closer Jeffrey Stoner was near-perfect in a 3.1-inning stint that allowed Francis Marion University to capture a 10-3 win over Young Harris College, Thursday evening (May 1) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Gress named to Academic All-District Team
    May 01, 2014
    Gress named to Academic All-District Team Francis Marion University senior designated hitter Dalton Gress has been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District III Team for NCAA Division II (Baseball), the second straight year the Aiken native has earned this honor.
  • FMU hosts Mountain Lions in key PBC series
    April 30, 2014
    FMU hosts Mountain Lions in key PBC series The Francis Marion University baseball team will play host to Young Harris College for a key three-game Peach Belt Conference series beginning Thursday evening (May 1).
  • FMU Holds 44th-Annual Athletic Banquet
    April 23, 2014
    FMU Holds 44th-Annual Athletic Banquet Francis Marion University recently held its 44th-annual Athletic Banquet in the university’s Edward S. Ervin III Dining Hall. Most Valuable Player awards were given in 14 sports.
  • 17 Student-Athletes named to Chi Alpha Sigma
    April 22, 2014
    17 Student-Athletes named to Chi Alpha Sigma Francis Marion University athletic officials recently announced the names of 17 Patriot student-athletes named to the university’s chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society.
  • Patriots defeat GRU Augusta 10-1 in series finale
    April 20, 2014
    Patriots defeat GRU Augusta 10-1 in series finale Senior righty Spencer Jordan pitched six innings and gave up just one earned run and the Francis Marion University baseball team defeated Peach Belt Conference foe GRU Augusta 10-1 on Sunday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium at Auguata, Ga.
  • Stoots and Morris help Patriots to PBC split
    April 19, 2014
    Stoots and Morris help Patriots to PBC split Senior right-hander Brandon Stoots pitched 6.1 effective innings and sophomore second baseman Cole Morris scored twice and drove in one run to help Francis Marion University to a 4-1 win over Georgia Regents University Augusta and a split of their Saturday afternoon (April 19) Peach Belt Conference doubleheader.
  • Patriots roll past Pfeiffer
    April 16, 2014
    Patriots roll past Pfeiffer The Francis Marion University baseball team smashed four home runs as a part of 24 hits in a 23-4 rout of Pfeiffer University on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference matchup from Misenheimer, N.C.
  • Tollison earns weekly award
    April 14, 2014
    Tollison earns weekly award After batting .500 with a pair of homers and three doubles, Luke Tollison has been named the Francis Marion University Student-Athlete of the week for the week ending April 13.
  • Braves take series finale over Patriots
    April 13, 2014
    Braves take series finale over Patriots Despite a double and a solo home run by senior third baseman Luke Tollison, Francis Marion University fell 5-3 to No. 30 UNC Pembroke Sunday afternoon in the final game of a Peach Belt Conference baseball series from Sparrow Stadium.
  • Patriots edged by #30 UNC Pembroke
    April 12, 2014
    Patriots edged by #30 UNC Pembroke Just as Francis Marion University did the night before, No. 30 UNC Pembroke rallied from a late deficit and knocked off the Patriots 8-7 Saturday afternoon in the second game of a Peach Belt Conference baseball series from Sparrow Stadium.
  • Davenport walk-off seals improbable comback
    April 11, 2014
    Davenport walk-off seals improbable comback The Francis Marion University baseball team rallied from a five-run deficit to claim a 9-8 Peach Belt Conference victory over 30th-ranked UNC Pembroke on Friday night at Sparrow Stadium. FMU (22-17, 8-13 PBC) senior outfielder Isaac Davenport hit the game-winning walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning.
  • Patriots fly by Falcons in twinbill
    April 08, 2014
    Patriots fly by Falcons in twinbill Senior shortstop Michael Wilson registered five hits, drove in eight runs, and scored four times to power Francis Marion University to a doubleheader sweep of Saint Augustine’s University, 11-7 and 20-4, Tuesday evening (April 8) in non-conference baseball action.
  • Patriots set for mid-week clash with St. Augustine’s
    April 07, 2014
    Patriots set for mid-week clash with St. Augustine’s The Francis Marion University baseball team is set to host St. Augustine’s University for a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday afternoon (April 8) at Sparrow Stadium. First pitch of the opening contest is set for 4 p.m.
  • Patriot Baseball Weekly Episode 13
    April 07, 2014
    Patriot Baseball Weekly Episode 13 Check out the latest edition of Patriot Baseball Weekly with Jonathan Davidson and Coach Inabinet! The guys discuss last weekend's games with Montevallo, plus a preview of the upcoming 5-game homestand!
  • Rain washes out series finale at Montevallo
    April 06, 2014
    Rain washes out series finale at Montevallo The final game of the Peach Belt Conference baseball series between Francis Marion University and the University of Montevallo has been cancelled due to the threat of thunderstorms and wet conditions in the Montevello, Ala., area. The contest will not be made up.
  • Patriots earn doubleheader split with Montevallo
    April 05, 2014
    Patriots earn doubleheader split with Montevallo Every Patriot batter registered at least one hit in Francis Marion University’s 8-2 victory over the University of Montevallo on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader. The Falcons won the first game 6-2.
  • FMU rolls past Claflin
    April 03, 2014
    FMU rolls past Claflin Senior shortstop Michael Wilson tallied six RBIs on three hits to lead Francis Marion University to a 15-1 non-conference victory over Claflin University on Thursday night in Orangeburg, S.C.
  • Patriot Baseball Weekly Episode 12
    April 02, 2014
    Patriot Baseball Weekly Episode 12 Coach Inabinet and Jonathan Davidson break down this week's games in another edition of Patriot Baseball Weekly! Also a short preview of tomorrow's contest at Clafflin and the big weekend series at Montevallo!
  • Trojans outslug Patriots 11-6
    April 01, 2014
    Trojans outslug Patriots 11-6 Francis Marion University pounded out 10 hits, including a two-run homer by shortstop Michael Wilson, but the Patriots fell 11-6 to 27th-ranked University of Mount Olive, Tuesday evening (April 1) in college baseball action.
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