Francis Marion University baseball head coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of 11 newcomers for the 2017-18 school year: outfielder Henry Davis IV of Darlington, S.C., first baseman and right-handed pitcher Noah Davis of Lexington, S.C., infielder and right-handed pitcher Evan Flynn of Lancaster, S.C., corner infielder and outfielder Zach Jacobs of Moncks Corner, S.C., shortstop CJ Mackinson of Sykesville, Md., catcher Shane Magrann of Coconut Creek, Fla., right-handed pitcher Zach Mosay of Summerville, S.C., right-handed pitcher Isaac Rodgers of Rock Hill, S.C., middle infielder Tanner Smith of Elgin, Ill., second and third baseman Brody Thomasson of Jaspar, Tenn., and middle infielder Tanner Wakefield of Gainesville, Ga.
Senior right-hander Luke Porter tossed a seven-hitter en route to Columbus State University’s third complete-game pitching effort of the weekend as the Cougars defeated Francis Marion University 9-1, Sunday morning (April 23) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
For the second game in a row, Francis Marion University took a first-inning lead only to have Columbus State University rally to win the game. On Saturday afternoon (April 22), the Cougars scored eight consecutive runs to claim an 8-2 win over the Patriots in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
Columbus State University twice registered immediate rallies after falling behind by a run and eventually claimed a 6-3 win over Francis Marion University, Friday night (April 21) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
Junior first baseman Trey Chapman hit a two-run home run to snap an eighth-inning deadlock and spark Francis Marion University to a 10-4 win over Claflin University, Wednesday evening (April 19) in non-conference baseball action.