Francis Marion University 2019 Baseball News

  • FMU’s Hardee nabs third PBC Baseball Freshman of the Week award
    April 22, 2019
    For the third time this season, Francis Marion University left fielder Will Hardee has been named the Peach Belt Conference baseball Freshman of the Week, this time for the week of April 15-21.
  • Patriots blow away Hurricanes to clinch spot in PBC Tournament
    April 21, 2019
    Francis Marion University scored all 12 of its runs in the fifth through eighth innings to claim a 12-4 victory at Georgia Southwestern State University on Sunday afternoon (April 21). The victory clinches a berth for the Patriots in next month’s Peach Belt Conference Baseball Tournament, which will be played from May 10-12 in St. Augustine, Fla.
  • Patriots drop pair at Georgia Southwestern
    April 20, 2019
    Francis Marion University dropped both ends of a Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday (April 20), falling 8-5 and then 4-2 at Georgia Southwestern State University.
  • Hardee leads FMU offensive outburst in 18-3 win at Chowan
    April 16, 2019
    Freshman left fielder Will Hardee set career highs with four RBIs and four runs scored as Francis Marion University routed Chowan University 18-3, Tuesday (April 16) in a non-conference baseball contest.
  • PBC series finale with CSU cancelled
    April 14, 2019
    A downpour in the top of the second inning forced the cancellation of Sunday's (April 14) Peach Belt Conference baseball game between Francis Marion University and Columbus State University.
  • Flynn, Hinnant carry Patriots to victory over Cougars
    April 13, 2019
    Senior right fielder Cole Hinnant launched a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning and senior right-handed pitcher Evan Flynn tossed six strong innings to help Francis Marion University cruise to an 8-2 win over Columbus State University, in game one of a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday (April 13). CSU came back to earn a wire-to-wire 4-2 win in the nightcap.
  • FMU baseball vs Cougars on Friday postponed
    April 12, 2019
    Francis Marion University's Friday night (April 12) baseball game against Columbus State University has been postponed because of rain.
  • FMU Baseball hosts CSU for final PBC home series, Senior Day
    April 11, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball team concludes its Peach Belt Conference home slate this weekend (April 12-14) with a three-game series against Columbus State University on Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium.
  • Patriot Baseball announces pair of JUCO signees
    April 10, 2019
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of two players from the junior college ranks to national letters of intent during the recent signing period: infielder Ryan Moore of Sumter, S.C., and right-handed pitcher Chad Wallen of Brunswick, Ga.
  • Seven Patriot Student-Athletes inducted into ODK
    April 09, 2019
    Seven Francis Marion University student-athletes were inducted into the university's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national leadership honor society, on Monday night (April 8).
  • FMU 3B Wadsworth named PBC Baseball Player of the Week
    April 08, 2019
    Francis Marion University red-shirt senior third baseman Fred Wadsworth has been named the Peach Belt Conference baseball Player of the Week, for the week of April 1-7.
  • Gonzalez homers again as Patriots drop finale to Braves
    April 07, 2019
    Junior designated hitter Leniel Gonzalez homered for the third time in the last two days, but Francis Marion University fell 23-10 to UNC Pembroke, in the finale of a three-game Peach Belt Conference baseball series on Sunday afternoon (April 7).
  • Homers lift Francis Marion to sweep of Braves 15-5 and 6-5
    April 06, 2019
    Junior first baseman Leniel Gonzalez homered twice including a record-setting grand slam as Francis Marion University overcame an early four-run deficit to claim a 15-5 win over UNC Pembroke in the first game of Saturday afternoon’s (April 6) Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader. A trio of Patriot homers and a key defensive play in the bottom of the ninth allowed FMU to claim a 6-5 victory in game two and a sweep of the twin bill.
  • 12 FMU Student-Athletes named to Chi Alpha Sigma honor society
    April 04, 2019
    Francis Marion University athletic officials recently announced the names of 12 Patriot student-athletes named to the university’s chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society.
  • Royals outlast Patriots 13-12 in extra innings
    April 02, 2019
    Queens University of Charlotte scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the top of the 10th inning and in the bottom of the frame the Royals threw out the potential tying run at home plate to end the game as Queens outlasted Francis Marion University 13-12, Tuesday evening (April 2) in chilly non-conference baseball action.
  • Patriot Baseball hosting Queens on Tuesday night
    April 01, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball team will take a break from Peach Belt Conference play on Tuesday night (April 2) as it welcomes Queens University of Charlotte to Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium for a non-conference game at 6 p.m.
  • Gonzalez, Griffith fuel FMU to extra-inning win at #9 UNG
    March 31, 2019
    Junior first baseman Leniel Gonzalez launched a pair of home runs and senior catcher Alex Griffith broke a 4-4 deadlock with a two-run single in the top of the 11th inning to help Francis Marion University topple ninth-ranked University of North Georgia 7-4, in the finale of a three-game Peach Belt Conference baseball series on Sunday afternoon (March 31).
  • FMU drops pair at ninth-ranked North Georgia
    March 30, 2019
    Francis Marion University dropped 6-2 and 9-5 decisions to ninth-ranked University of North Georgia on Saturday (March 30) in a Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader.
  • Patriots outhit but fall 7-4 to Saints
    March 27, 2019
    Senior center fielder Gage Taylor rapped out four hits as Francis Marion University outhit Limestone College, but fell 7-4 in a non-conference baseball tilt on Wednesday evening (March 27).
  • FMU Baseball to host Limestone on Wednesday
    March 26, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball team will take a break from Peach Belt Conference play on Wednesday night (March 27) as it welcomes Limestone College to Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium for a non-conference contest at 6 p.m.
  • Rodgers, Wadsworth carry FMU to 8-2 victory over Lander
    March 24, 2019
    Senior right-handed pitcher Isaac Rodgers fanned a career-high equaling 11 batters and senior third baseman Fred Wadsworth drove in four as Francis Marion University knocked off Lander University 8-2 in the finale of a three-game Peach Belt Conference series on Sunday afternoon (March 24).
  • Late rally sends Patriots to 9-6 loss
    March 23, 2019
    Lander University senior right fielder Carson Jones launched a go-ahead three-run homer in the top of the eighth, and Francis Marion University left the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth as the Bearcats claimed a 9-6 victory, Saturday afternoon (March 23) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Bearcats beat Patriots in PBC series opener
    March 22, 2019
    Lander University scored eight runs in the top of the second inning and went on to claim an 18-3 victory over Francis Marion University, Friday night (March 22) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • FMU Baseball hosts Lander for critical PBC series
    March 21, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball team returns from a five-game road trip to host Peach Belt Conference foe Lander University for a three-game series this weekend (March 22-24) on Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium.
  • Pappas-powered Patriots pounce on Panthers 10-5
    March 20, 2019
    Junior designated hitter Nick Pappas drove in three runs and scored three more as Francis Marion University knocked off Claflin University 10-5 in a non-conference baseball tilt on Wednesday evening (March 20).
  • Patriot outfielder Hardee again named PBC Baseball Freshman of the Week
    March 18, 2019
    For the second consecutive week, Francis Marion University left fielder Will Hardee has been named the Peach Belt Conference baseball Freshman of the Week, this time for the week of March 11-17.
  • Patriot Baseball drops pair to Mountain Lions
    March 17, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball team dropped both ends of a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader to Young Harris College by scores of 14-0 and 6-3 on Sunday afternoon (March 17).
  • First-place Patriots claw Mountain Lions 10-4 on baseball diamond
    March 16, 2019
    Junior designated hitter Nick Pappas returned to the Francis Marion University line-up and rapped out three hits and scored three times, while seniors CJ Mackinson and Gage Taylor had two hits apiece as the Patriots never trailed en route to a 10-4 win over Young Harris College, Saturday afternoon (March 16) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • FMU at Young Harris series altered
    March 15, 2019
    Due to wet field conditions, the Francis Marion University baseball series at Young Harris College this weekend (March 15-17) has been altered slightly.
  • Rodgers goes the distance as FMU wins at Limestone 8-1
    March 12, 2019
    Senior right-handed pitcher Isaac Rodgers tossed his first career complete game as Francis Marion University cruised past Limestone College 8-1, Tuesday evening (March 12) in a non-conference baseball contest.
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