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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.