Francis Marion University Volleyball 2017 News

  • Patriot Women ink Illinois middle blocker
    November 30, 2017
    Francis Marion University women’s volleyball coach Lauren Baufield has announced the signing of 6-2 middle blocker Iyanla (E-yawn-lah) Thigpen of Tinley Park, Ill., to a national letter of intent during the recent early signing period.
  • FMU’s Garrison named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 20, 2017
    Francis Marion University junior outside hitter Georgia Garrison has been named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® Volleyball Team for District 3 of NCAA Division II. She also garnered this honor as a sophomore in 2016.
  • Bobcats knock Patriots from PBC Tournament
    November 17, 2017
    Despite a career-high-equaling 14 kills from senior Shelbi Meek, Francis Marion University suffered a season-ending 25-23, 25-20, 20-25, 25-19 loss to Georgia College, Friday night (Nov. 17) in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament.
  • FMU Volleyball faces Bobcats at PBC Tournament
    November 16, 2017
    Francis Marion University will face Georgia College in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament, Friday (Nov. 17) at 6:30 p.m. on the Bobcat’s home court in Milledgeville, Ga.
  • Garrison named All-PBC and earns Elite 15 award
    November 16, 2017
    Francis Marion University junior outside hitter Georgia Garrison was named to the 2017 All-Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Team at Thursday evening’s (Nov. 16) PBC awards ceremony in Milledgeville, Ga. She also received the prestigious Elite 15 Award presented by the Education Advisory Board (EAB).
  • FMU places two on PBC All-Academic Volleyball Team
    November 15, 2017
    Two members of the Francis Marion University volleyball team – juniors Georgia Garrison and Carrie McGinnis – have named to the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team.
  • Flagler edges Francis Marion on Senior Day
    November 11, 2017
    Francis Marion University honored its two seniors -- Erika Hartings and Shelbi Meek in a pre-match ceremony -- but the Patriots were unable to pull off the upset, losing a hard-fought 25-18, 25-22, 25-22 decision to conference-leading Flagler College, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 11) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball plays Senior Day Match on Saturday
    November 10, 2017
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host Flagler College on Senior Day to conclude the Patriots’ regular-season schedule, Saturday (Nov. 11) at 2 p.m. in the Smith University Center.
  • Hartings has no love for Lady Panthers in 3-0 sweep
    November 07, 2017
    For the third consecutive match, senior Erika Hartings led Francis Marion University in kills, this time with 11, as the Patriots swept to a 25-21, 25-12, 25-11 non-conference victory over Claflin University, Tuesday evening (Nov. 7) in women’s volleyball action.
  • FMU Volleyball entertains the Lady Panthers on Tuesday
    November 06, 2017
    Francis Marion University will host Claflin University on Tuesday evening (Nov. 7) at 7 p.m. in non-conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Hartings and Ferrell lead Patriots to sweep of UNCP
    November 03, 2017
    Senior Erika Hartings led Francis Marion University to a 25-18, 25-18, 25-17 victory over UNC Pembroke with a match-high nine kills, Friday evening (Nov. 3) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Meek and McGinnis named to honor society
    October 28, 2017
    Two members of the Francis Marion University volleyball team, senior hitter Shelbi Meek and junior setter Carrie McGinnis, were both inducted into Gamma Sigma Epsilon, the Chemistry Honor Society, on Oct. 26.
  • Patriot rally falls short in 3-1 loss at GC
    October 28, 2017
    Despite a career-high equaling 14 kills by senior Shelbi Meek, Francis Marion University could not rally from an 0-2 deficit and dropped a 3-1 decision (25-14, 25-18, 19-25, 26-24) to Georgia College, Saturday evening (Oct. 28) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • FMU drop PINK Match to Jaguars 3-0
    October 21, 2017
    Augusta University hit .311 as a team and swept a Peach Belt Conference volleyball match from Francis Marion University on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 21). The Jaguars won by the scores of 25-20, 25-21, 25-19.
  • Patriot rally falls just short in 3-2 volleyball loss
    October 20, 2017
    Despite a 20 kill and 21 dig effort from junior Georgia Garrison, Francis Marion University had its rally fall just short in a five-set loss (25-21, 25-22, 14-25, 20-25, 15-12) to Lander University, Friday evening (Oct. 20) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball hosts Bearcats and Jaguars
    October 19, 2017
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host a pair of Peach Belt Conference matches this weekend with Lander University visiting the Smith University Center on Friday at 7 p.m. and Augusta University on Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Patriot volleyball splits non-conference tri-match
    October 14, 2017
    A trio of players recorded nine kills apiece to lead Francis Marion University to a three-set sweep (26-24, 25-20, 25-17) of North Greenville University, but the Patriots then went on to drop a three-set affair (25-21, 25-21, 25-17) to Southern Wesleyan University, Saturday afternoon (Oct. 14) in a non-conference volleyball tri-match.
  • Hot-hitting Bears defeat Patriot Volleyball
    October 13, 2017
    Francis Marion University freshman Kayla Arthur compiled a team-high 12 kills, but Lenoir-Rhyne University hit a blistering .418 attack percentage as a team while defeating the Patriots 25-17, 25-19, 25-13, Friday evening (Oct. 13) in non-conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Francis Marion University mid-season volleyball interview with coach Lauren Baufield
    October 13, 2017
    Coach Baufield talks about her team's play midway through the 2017 season.
  • Patriot volleyball falls to the Saints
    October 06, 2017
    Flagler College senior Sara Davis posted a match-high 14 kills in a 25-20, 25-12, 25-18 win over Francis Marion University, Friday evening (Oct. 6) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Hartings and Blot guide Francis Marion to sweep of UNCP
    October 03, 2017
    Senior Erika Hartings and sophomore Lenee’ Blot combined for 22 kills to help power Francis Marion University to a sweep (25-17, 25-17, 25-23) of UNC Pembroke, Tuesday evening (Oct. 3) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriots host UNCP for volleyball and soccer this week
    October 02, 2017
    Both the Francis Marion University women’s volleyball and women’s soccer teams will play host to local-Peach Belt Conference rival UNC Pembroke this week.
  • Patriot volleyball drops match at Carson-Newman
    September 30, 2017
    Francis Marion University sophomore Lenee' Blot registered 10 kills and four services aces, but the Patriots dropped a 3-0 non-conference decision (27-25, 25-18, 25-21) to Carson-Newman University, Saturday evening (Sept. 30) in women’s volleyball action.
  • Hartings records career high in victory against Railsplitters
    September 29, 2017
    Senior Erika Hartings’ career-high 17 kills led Francis Marion University to a four-set victory (25-19, 14-25, 25-22, 25-20) over Lincoln Memorial University, Friday night (Sept. 29) in non-conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriots force PBC-leading Pacers to four sets
    September 26, 2017
    Francis Marion University had a trio of set points to set up a sweep of the opening two sets against conference-leading USC Aiken, but had to settle for a split and the Pacers claimed the two sets after intermission to earn a 28-26, 21-25, 25-16, 25-18 win over the Patriots, Tuesday evening (Sept. 26) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriots host USCA in PBC volleyball action Tuesday
    September 25, 2017
    The Francis Marion University women’s volleyball team will hold its annual Sea of Red Match on Tuesday (Sept. 26) at 7 p.m. when the Patriots play host to USC Aiken.
  • Meek nets career-high in 3-2 Francis Marion loss
    September 22, 2017
    Francis Marion University senior Shelbi Meek pounded out a career 14 kills and dug up 15 balls, but Georgia College scored the opening three points of the deciding fifth set and went on to capture a come-from-behind 24-26, 25-17, 23-25, 25-23, 15-4 win over the Patriots, Friday night (Sept. 22) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • “And the Meek shall inherit the Court,” as Patriots win 3-1
    September 19, 2017
    Senior Shelbi Meek registered five of her career-high equaling 10 kills as Francis Marion University rally from a seven-point deficit in the fourth set to claim a 20-25, 26-24, 26-24, 27-25 marathon victory over Southern Wesleyan University, Tuesday evening (Sept. 19) in non-conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriots fall in four sets to PBC-leading Lander
    September 16, 2017
    Patriot junior Georgia Garrison posted her second double-double in consecutive nights with 12 kills and 16 digs, but Francis Marion University dropped a four-set decision (25-14, 25-18, 15-25, 25-15) to conference-leading Lander University, Saturday afternoon (Sept. 16) in the Peach Belt volleyball action.
  • Garrison leads Patriots to PBC road win
    September 15, 2017
    Junior Georgia Garrison pounded out a career-high equaling 25 kills while hitting at a .412 clip to lead Francis Marion University to a four-set (25-21, 25-19, 21-25, 25-18) road win over Augusta University, Friday night (Sept. 15) in the Peach Belt Conference volleyball opener for both squads.
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