Francis Marion University Baseball 2018 News

  • Patriot Baseball hosts Hurricanes for PBC Series and Senior Day
    April 19, 2018
    The Francis Marion University baseball team will host Georgia Southwestern State University for a key Peach Belt Conference series this weekend, including a Senior Day contest on Sunday (April 22).
  • Mackinson and Reneo key Francis Marion past Claflin 18-6
    April 18, 2018
    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.
  • Francis Marion drops 12-11 contest during sweep at #8 CSU
    April 14, 2018
    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.
  • Patriots surprise #8 Columbus State 8-7
    April 13, 2018
    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.
  • Eight-run Eighth Inning keys Patriot baseball split with Braves
    April 08, 2018
    Francis Marion University erased a one-run deficit by scoring eight runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to grab a 14-8 game-one win over UNC Pembroke, Sunday afternoon (April 8) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action. The Braves earned a split of the doubleheader by winning game two 8-4.
  • Patriots suffer tough 8-4 loss to Braves
    April 06, 2018
    A three-run homer by left fielder Luke Jackson with one out in the top of the eighth inning rallied UNC Pembroke to an 8-4 win over Francis Marion University, Friday night (April 6) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • FMU Patriot Sports this weekend
    April 05, 2018
    The Francis Marion University baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s tennis teams will all host events this weekend (April 6-8).
  • Chapman and Robbins lead Patriots past Panthers 12-5
    April 04, 2018
    Senior first baseman Trey Chapman and senior catcher William Robbins each recorded three hits and combined to drive in five runs to lead Francis Marion University to a 12-5 victory over visiting Claflin University, Wednesday evening (April 4) in non-conference baseball action.
  • FMU Baseball hosts Claflin on Wednesday
    April 03, 2018
    The Francis Marion University baseball team will host Claflin University in non-conference action on Wednesday (April 4) at 6 p.m. on Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium.
  • Nighthawks blank Francis Marion in series finale
    April 01, 2018
    Junior right fielder Conner Corbitt registered four hits, including a double and a home run, and drove in four runs to lead the University of North Georgia to a 9-0 victory over Francis Marion University, Sunday afternoon (April 1) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • UNG edges Patriots with 3-run eighth inning
    March 31, 2018
    The University of North Georgia scored three times in the eighth inning to break up a pitchers’ duel as the Nighthawks defeated Francis Marion University 5-1, Saturday afternoon (March 31) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Nighthawks beat FMU in series opener 7-3
    March 30, 2018
    The University of North Georgia scored four runs in the seventh inning without recording a base hit and that inning proved crucial as the Nighthawks downed Francis Marion University 7-3, Friday evening (March 30) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Wolves hold off Patriots for 7-4 win
    March 27, 2018
    Junior center fielder Gage Taylor collected a pair of hits, scored one run, and extended his hitting streak to 16 games, but a late Francis Marion University rally fell short as the Patriots dropped a non-conference contest to Newberry College 7-4 on a chilly Tuesday evening (March 27) at Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium.
  • Francis Marion falls to Lander 10-3
    March 25, 2018
    Despite a three-hit performance by junior center fielder Gage Taylor that extended his hitting streak to 14 games, Francis Marion University fell to Lander University 10-3, Sunday afternoon (March 25) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Bearcats edge Francis Marion 4-3 in 10 innings
    March 24, 2018
    Pinch-hitter Zack Moore drilled a run-scoring single to left field with no outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift Lander University to a 4-3 win over Francis Marion University, Saturday afternoon (March 24) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Bearcats score eight in 8th to down Patriots
    March 23, 2018
    Shortstop Bailey Connell’s two-run single ignited an 8-run eighth inning that snapped a 6-6 deadlock and Lander University went on to claim a 14-6 victory over Francis Marion University, Friday night (March 23) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Freshmen arms Roseberry and Hathcock silence Wolves in 5-2 win
    March 20, 2018
    Freshmen right-handers Austin Roseberry and John-Riley Hathcock combined on a five-hitter while a pair of Patriots extended long hitting streaks as Francis Marion University defeated Newberry College 5-2, Tuesday evening (March 20) in non-conference baseball action.
  • 3-run 10th-inning rally gives Patriots PBC win
    March 18, 2018
    Junior second baseman Steven Cox lobbed a walk-off run-scoring single into left centerfield to give Francis Marion University a dramatic 7-6 extra-inning win over Young Harris College, Sunday afternoon (March 18) in the rubber game of the Carolinas Hospital System Baseball Classic.
  • Early grand slam sends Patriots to 7-4 defeat
    March 17, 2018
    Catcher Cory Ewald hit a first-inning grand slam and Young Harris College held off a late Francis Marion University rally to claim a 7-4 Peach Belt Conference victory, Saturday afternoon (March 17) in the second game of the Carolinas Hospital System Baseball Classic.
  • Patriots walk-off for second straight game, Taylor’s hit wins it in the 9th
    March 16, 2018
    Junior center fielder Gage Taylor lined a run-scoring single up the middle through a drawn-in infield with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Francis Marion University to a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Young Harris College, Friday evening (March 16) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Patriot baseball hosts Young Harris this weekend, including game #2000
    March 15, 2018
    The Francis Marion University baseball team is set to host Young Harris College for a weekend Peach Belt Conference series starting this Friday at 6 p.m. Games two and three in what is also the annual Carolinas Hospital System Classic are set for Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. on Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium.
  • Winterstein’s walk-off hit in 10th gives FMU a 6-5 win
    March 13, 2018
    Sophomore right fielder Nicky Winterstein bounced a bases-loaded single over the mound and up the middle in the 10th inning to give Francis Marion University a 6-5 victory over Barton College, Tuesday evening (March 13) in non-conference baseball action.
  • Patriots host Bulldogs on baseball diamond
    March 12, 2018
    Francis Marion University will host Barton College on Tuesday (March 13) in non-conference baseball action.
  • FMU Baseball drop doubleheader at Georgia College
    March 10, 2018
    Francis Marion University dropped a couple of games to Georgia College 12-3 and 8-5, Saturday afternoon (Mar. 10) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Patriots fall to Bobcats in series opener
    March 09, 2018
    Georgia College senior first baseman Matthew Miller had three hits and four RBIs as the Bobcats used 14 hits to power their way past Francis Marion University 11-0, Friday evening (Mar. 9) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Saints use nine-run fifth inning to spark win over FMU
    March 04, 2018
    After scoring three runs to start the contest, Limestone College used a nine-run fifth frame to put the game out of reach in a 17-5 victory over Francis Marion University Sunday afternoon (March 4) in non-conference collegiate baseball action.
  • Grand slams power Saints' rally past FMU
    March 03, 2018
    Limestone College used a pair of grand slam home runs to rally from an eight-run deficit and defeat Francis Marion University 16-12, Saturday afternoon (Mar. 3) in non-conference collegiate baseball action.
  • Griffith’s 3-run walk-off double in 10th lifts Patriot to 10-9 win
    March 02, 2018
    Junior third baseman Alex Griffith lifted a long two-out, three-run double in the bottom of the 10th inning to rally Francis Marion University to a 10-9 win over Limestone College, Friday evening (March 2) in non-conference baseball action.
  • FMU falls to #16 Wingate 8-5
    February 27, 2018
    Despite two RBIs each from Francis Marion University junior center fielder Henry Davis IV and junior second baseman Brody Thomasson, the Patriots couldn’t hold off the offensive attack of 16th-ranked Wingate University in an 8-5 loss, Tuesday evening (Feb. 27) in non-conference collegiate baseball action.
  • Patriot baseball falls 8-6 in 11-inning thriller
    February 25, 2018
    For the second time in three games this weekend, USC Aiken used a walk-off homer, this time by freshman pinch hitter Brady O’Neil in the 11th inning, to beat Francis Marion University 8-6, Sunday afternoon (Feb. 25) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
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