Francis Marion University 2019 Baseball News

  • Pacers score late to down Patriots 10-2
    February 22, 2019
    USC Aiken took advantage of a pair of errors to score five unearned runs in the top of the seventh and the Pacers went on to a 10-2 win over Francis Marion University, Friday night (Feb. 22) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • Patriots sign Bluffton two-way player
    February 19, 2019
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of shortstop and right-handed pitcher Jack Hegan of Bluffton, S.C., to a national letter of intent.
  • FMU has streak snapped in finale against Flagler
    February 17, 2019
    Francis Marion University saw its six-game winning streak come to an end with a 5-2 loss to Flagler College on Sunday afternoon (Feb. 17) in the finale of the three-game Peach Belt Conference baseball series.
  • Mackinson, Rogers propel Patriots to sixth straight victory
    February 16, 2019
    Senior shortstop CJ Mackinson drove in the tying and go-ahead runs and sophomore left-hander Weston Rogers dealt eight strong innings to send Francis Marion University to its sixth straight win, 4-2 over Flagler College, in Peach Belt Conference baseball action on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 16).
  • Pappas walks off vs Saints with 3-run bomb
    February 15, 2019
    Junior designated hitter Nick Pappas launched a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the 11th inning to give Francis Marion University its fifth straight victory, a 12-9 win over Flagler College, on Friday night (Feb. 15) in Peach Belt Conference baseball action.
  • FMU Baseball, Softball, Women’s Tennis at home this weekend
    February 14, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball and softball teams are both in action within the friendly confines of the Griffin Athletic Complex this Friday through Sunday (Feb. 15-17), while the Patriot women’s tennis team faces Erskine College on Friday afternoon on the Kassab Courts.
  • Tastes Better! Hardee’s sac fly gives Patriots 3-2 win
    February 12, 2019
    Freshman left fielder Will Hardee’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning plated the winning run, and former Francis Marion University basketball player Warren Specht earned his first pitching victory, as the Patriots edged Wingate University 3-2, Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 12) in non-conference baseball action.
  • Patriot Baseball welcomes Wingate to town on Tuesday
    February 11, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball team returns to Sparrow Stadium on Tuesday (Feb. 12) at 3 p.m. for a non-conference tilt against Wingate University.
  • Bobrowski’s arm and Taylor’s bat help FMU complete sweep
    February 10, 2019
    Junior left-handed pitcher Josh Bobrowski hurled seven sparkling innings and senior center fielder Gage Taylor launched a grand slam as Francis Marion University won 7-2 to complete a sweep of its weekend series at Augusta University, in Peach Belt Conference baseball action on Sunday afternoon (Feb. 10).
  • Pappas, Rogers lead FMU to sweep of Augusta
    February 09, 2019
    Junior designated hitter Nick Pappas drove in six for the day and sophomore southpaw Weston Rogers tossed a gem in game two to help Francis Marion University sweep Augusta University by scores of 17-8 and 7-1, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9) in a Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader.
  • Nine-run seventh dooms FMU in loss at Newberry
    February 05, 2019
    After scoring a run in the top of the seventh inning to draw within one, Francis Marion University surrendered nine runs in the bottom of the frame and fell 13-7 at Newberry College in a non-conference baseball tilt on Tuesday evening (Feb. 5).
  • FMU Baseball inks Pennsylvania outfielder
    February 04, 2019
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of outfielder Mitch Long of Lebanon, Pa. Long is currently preparing for his sophomore season at Frederick Community College and will have two years of eligibility after enrolling at FMU this fall.
  • Patriots outslug Warriors 13-7; fall to Panthers 11-6
    February 02, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball squad plated 13 runs on 16 hits to knock off Southern Wesleyan University 13-7 before falling 11-6 to Claflin University on Saturday (Feb. 2) during day-two action of the Pepsi Pop-Off Series at Sparrow Stadium.
  • Flynn and Hinnant lead Patriots to 11-1 season-opening win
    February 01, 2019
    Senior right-hander Evan Flynn tossed six quality innings and senior right fielder Cole Hinnant drove in three runs with three hits as Francis Marion University opened its 2019 campaign with an 11-1 victory over Southern Wesleyan University, Friday evening (Feb. 1) in the annual Pepsi Pop-Off Series at Sparrow Stadium.
  • FMU Baseball hits the field on Friday for opener
    January 31, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball team will open its 2019 campaign when the Patriots host Southern Wesleyan University on Friday (Feb. 1) at 5 p.m. as part of FMU’s annual Pepsi Pop-Off Series.
  • 2019 FMU Baseball Introductions
    January 25, 2019
    Meet the 2019 Francis Marion University baseball team!
  • FMU prepares for diamond opener
    January 24, 2019
    The Francis Marion University baseball program took advantage of a warm sunny January day to further prepare for the Patriots' season opener on Feb. 1.
  • 120 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    December 21, 2018
    A total of 120 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2018 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • Patriot student-athletes earn degrees
    December 14, 2018
    Eleven former student-athletes and one current player at Francis Marion University earned diplomas at the December 2018 commencement exercises:
  • Patriot Baseball adds infielder Pappas to program
    December 03, 2018
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced that corner infielder Nick Pappas, originally from Columbia, will join the Patriot program in January and suit up for the Patriots in 2019.
  • Patriot Baseball announces trio of signings
    November 29, 2018
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of three players to national letters of intent during the recent signing period: left-handed pitcher Noah Henderson of Dillon, S.C., outfielder Carson Jones of Fort Mill, S.C., and corner infielder/outfielder/right-handed pitcher Thomas Umphlett of Charlotte, N.C.
  • NAVY Team captures game 5 and Fall Classic title by 6-3 score
    November 09, 2018
    Five different NAVY Team pitchers combined to hold the RED Team to just three runs over seven innings as NAVY captured a 6-3 victory and in the process earned the Francis Marion University 2018 Fall World Series Classic championship by a three-games-to-two count.
  • Fall Classic now even at 2-2
    November 07, 2018
    After games three and four of the Francis Marion University Fall World Series Baseball Classic, the NAVY and RED teams are knotted at two games apiece.
  • Bobrowski, Rodgers and Kakos lead Red Team to 5-3 victory
    October 25, 2018
    The pitching of Josh Bobrowski carried the Red Team to a 5-3 win over Navy on Wednesday to even the Francis Marion University Fall World Series Classic at one game apiece.
  • Navy edges Red 11-9 in Game 1 of 2018 World Series
    October 24, 2018
    Led by Fred Wadsworth’s three hits, two runs scored, and one run batted in, the Navy Team defeated the Red Team 11-9 in the opening game of the annual Francis Marion University Fall World Series.
  • FMU Baseball adds Coastal Carolina right-hander
    October 02, 2018
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the addition of junior right-handed pitcher Patrick Orlando, a native of Myrtle Beach, to the 2019 Patriot roster.
  • FMU places 30 on D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards list
    August 27, 2018
    The NCAA Division II Athletics Directors Association recently announced its annual list of recipients for the 2018 Division II ADA Academic Achievement Awards ? a list that includes 30 student-athletes from Francis Marion University.
  • FMU to host Fall Prospect Baseball Camp on Sept. 29
    August 13, 2018
    The Francis Marion University baseball program will hold its annual Fall Prospect Baseball Camp for players ages 15 and above on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11 a.m.
  • Patriot catcher earns NECBL All-Star starting nod
    July 23, 2018
    Francis Marion University senior catcher Alex Griffith has been named the starting catcher on the North Roster for the 2018 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All-Star Game, as announced Sunday afternoon by the league office.
  • 98 FMU Student-Athletes Named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    July 05, 2018
    The Peach Belt Conference announced that 1,476 student-athletes have been named to the 27th-annual Presidential Honor Roll, including 98 student-athletes from Francis Marion University.