Francis Marion Athletics Headlines

  • FMU Golf Team honored with GCAA academic award
    July 22, 2019
    For the sixth consecutive year, the Francis Marion University golf team has received a Golf Coaches Association of America All-Academic Team Award, this time for the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Former Patriot Liz Drewry named RMC assistant coach
    July 12, 2019
    Francis Marion University graduate and former Patriot volleyball player Liz Drewry has been named an assistant coach for women's volleyball (and Operations Coordinator for both the men's and women's volleyball programs) at Randolph-Macon College.
  • Former Dillon outfielder & CCU transfer to join FMU Baseball
    July 11, 2019
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the addition of outfielder Jon-Mitchell Carter of Hamer, S.C., to the FMU program. Carter comes to the Patriots after spending a red-shirt freshman season at Coastal Carolina University and will have four years of eligibility at Francis Marion.
  • FMU softball inks Tennessee outfielder
    July 09, 2019
    Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced that outfielder Hannah Marlar of Springfield, Tenn., will transfer to FMU for the 2020 season.
  • Three transfers to join Patriot Baseball program
    July 02, 2019
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of three junior college transfers – infielder Tyler Mangum of Durham, N.C., first baseman Darius Nobles of Greenville, N.C., and right-handed pitcher Bailey Wendel of Oviedo, Fla. – to national letters of intent to attend FMU this fall.
  • 113 FMU Student-Athletes Named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 28, 2019
    The Peach Belt Conference announced that 1,517 student-athletes have been named to the 28th-annual Presidential Honor Roll. The list includes a record 113 student-athletes from Francis Marion University. Each of FMU’s 14 sponsored-sports were recognized on the list.
  • Patriot runner Driggers named Google Cloud Academic All-American
    June 26, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior runner Emma Driggers has been selected to the prestigious 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country Team for NCAA Division II. The Mauldin, S.C., native was named to the 14-member second team.
  • Patriot softball program adds two transfers
    June 24, 2019
    Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced the addition of two junior college transfers for the upcoming 2019-20 school year: 5-9 middle infielder Brooke Ward of Manning and 5-6 middle infielder Bailey Perdue of Clayton, N.C.
  • Patriot Women add ORU transfer
    June 06, 2019
    Francis Marion University women’s basketball head coach Jeri Porter has announced the addition of 5-8 guard Jasmyne May of Sanford, N.C., who will transfer from NCAA Division I Oral Roberts University and join the Patriot program this fall.
  • FMU’s Mackinson named Academic All-American
    June 04, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior shortstop CJ Mackinson has been named to the prestigious 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division II Baseball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The Sykesville, Md., native was a second-team selection.
  • Patriot Women sign two tennis players
    May 29, 2019
    Francis Marion University women’s tennis coach Garth Thomson has announced the signing of Mikael Hermon of Karlskrona, Sweden, and Gabriel Karatantcheva of Sofia, Bulgaria, to national letters of intent to attend FMU this fall and play for the Patriots in 2020.
  • FMU Men ranked 33rd in final tennis poll, Doubles duo #23
    May 29, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s tennis team is ranked 33rd in the final 2019 Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association NCAA Division II Top 50 national poll that was recently released.
  • Driggers named to Google Cloud Academic All-District T&F/WCC Team
    May 29, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior runner Emma Driggers has been selected to the prestigious 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country Team for District III.
  • 100 and Francis Marion athletics
    May 28, 2019
    With temperatures projected to reach triple digits in the Pee Dee area this week (May 28-30), lets again take a look at how the century mark relates to Francis Marion University athletics teams.