Francis Marion Athletics Headlines

  • FMU Baseball inks four newcomers for 2020 season
    May 24, 2019
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of three junior college transfers – second baseman and outfielder Vince Hanna of Lake City, right-handed pitcher Daniel Twitty of Sumter, and third baseman Todd Mattox of Winnsboro – and a high school senior – right-handed pitcher Dylan Kuehne of Surfside Beach – to national letters of intent to attend FMU this fall.
  • Patriot outfielder Gage Taylor earns All-Region accolades
    May 23, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior center fielder Gage Taylor has been selected to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) NCAA Division II Southeast All-Region team. The South Lebanon, Ohio, native was named to the 14-member second team.
  • Charlotte Cager inks with FMU Men
    May 16, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the inking of 6-3 guard Quinton Thomas of Charlotte, N.C., to a national letter of intent to attend FMU and play for the Patriots in 2019-20.
  • FMU plays host to PBC Athletic Training Symposium
    May 21, 2019
    Francis Marion University and its athletic training staff are playing host to the ninth-annual Peach Belt Conference Athletic Training Symposium, May 21-22, at the Luther F. Carter Center of Health Sciences in downtown Florence.
  • Patriot Men add pair of Columbia natives to 2019 class
    May 15, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-4 wing player Ja’Lil Robinson and 6-4 guard Derrick Sinkler Jr. both of Columbia, S.C., during the recent signing period. They will enroll at FMU in the fall of 2019 and suit up for the Patriots starting in 2019-20.
  • Mackinson picked for Google Cloud Academic All-District Baseball Team
    May 15, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior shortstop CJ Mackinson has been selected to the prestigious 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Baseball Team for District III.
  • Johnson earns spot on Softball All-Region Team
    May 14, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior shortstop Taylor Johnson has been named to the 2019 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Softball All-Southeast Region Team. The San Diego native was a second-team selection.
  • 119 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    May 13, 2019
    A total of 119 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2019 spring semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • FMU falls one win shy of title game, season ends with loss to USC Aiken
    May 11, 2019
    Francis Marion University saw its 2019 season come to an end with a 22-7 loss in seven innings to USC Aiken on Saturday night (May 11) in the final game of pool play at the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Baseball Tournament.
  • Six-run eighth keeps Patriots alive at PBC Tournament
    May 11, 2019
    Francis Marion University scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, including clutch two-run singles by junior first baseman Nick Pappas and senior catcher Alex Griffith, to rally for a 9-7 victory over Columbus State University and keep its chances of advancing alive, Saturday afternoon (May 11) at the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Baseball Tournament.
  • FMU drops heartbreaker to Flagler in PBC Tournament opener
    May 10, 2019
    Flagler College scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally for a 3-2 win over Francis Marion University on Friday evening (May 10), in the first game of pool play at the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Baseball Tournament.
  • FMU’s Taylor, Gonzalez named to All-PBC Baseball team
    May 09, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior center fielder Gage Taylor and junior designated hitter Leniel Gonzalez were named to the Peach Belt Conference’s baseball All-Conference team on Thursday night (May 9) at the annual awards banquet.
  • FMU Volleyball adds pair of Division I transfers
    May 08, 2019
    Francis Marion University volleyball coach Lauren Baufield has announced the addition of a pair of NCAA Division I transfers to the Patriot program for 2019: 5-10 outside and right-side hitter Adison Minor of Blountville, Tenn., and 6-2 middle blocker Lily Walton of Charlotte, N.C.
  • Mackinson named to PBC All-Academic Team, Patriots learn Tournament schedule
    May 07, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior shortstop CJ Mackinson has been named to the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Baseball All-Academic Team. The Patriots also learned their schedule for this week’s PBC Tournament in St. Augustine, Fla.