Francis Marion University Men's Soccer 2019 News

  • #20 Patriots splish-splash way to 2-1 OT win at Chowan
    October 16, 2019
    Sophomore forward Javier Bello headed in a cross from sophomore Jafet Santiago just 44 seconds into overtime as 20th-ranked Francis Marion University claimed a soggy 2-1 road victory over Chowan University, Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 16) in non-conference men’s soccer action.
  • The Cooke scores twice in 2-0 win for #7 Francis Marion
    October 12, 2019
    Senior midfielder Travis Cooke scored twice in the second half to spark seventh-ranked Francis Marion University to a 2-0 victory over Flagler College, Saturday evening (Oct. 12) in Peach Belt Conference men’s soccer action.
  • FMU Women hold Senior Day, Men host Saints on Saturday
    October 11, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men's and women’s soccer teams will play a rare home doubleheader on Saturday (Oct. 12) at Hartzler Field. The Patriot women will celebrate Senior Day when they entertain Peach Belt Conference foe Georgia Southwestern State University at 4 p.m., while the seventh-ranked FMU men will host PBC member Flagler College at 6 p.m.
  • Bulldogs stun #7 Patriots with overtime winner
    October 09, 2019
    Freshman Omar Aboutaleb scored on a one-touch volley from 18 yards out with 5:44 left in the second overtime period to lift Barton College to a stunning 2-1 upset of seventh-ranked Francis Marion University, Wednesday night (Oct. 9) in non-conference men’s soccer action.
  • #7 Patriots host Barton on Wednesday
    October 08, 2019
    The seventh-ranked Francis Marion University men's soccer team will step outside of conference play on Wednesday night (Oct. 9) as the Patriots take on Barton College at 7 p.m. on Hartzler Field.
  • Lander knocks #7 FMU from ranks of the unbeaten
    October 05, 2019
    Lander University scored a pair of goals in a 9-minute span midway through the first half and the home-standing Bearcats went on to claim a 2-0 victory over seventh-ranked Francis Marion University, Saturday night (Oct. 5) in Peach Belt Conference men’s soccer action.
  • Patriot Soccer teams honored for classroom work
    October 04, 2019
    The United Soccer Coaches organization has named Team Academic Award winners for the 2018-19 school year and both the Francis Marion University men’s and women’s squads have been honored.
  • Trio of second-half goals carries #7 Patriots past Trojans 3-1
    October 02, 2019
    Sophomore forward Sidney Warden came off the Francis Marion University bench and scored one goal and assisted on another as the seventh-ranked Patriots downed the University of Mount Olive 3-1, Wednesday night (Oct. 2) in non-conference men’s soccer action.
  • FMU Men’s Soccer climbs to No.7 in national poll
    October 01, 2019
    Off to a 4-0-1 start that has included allowing only one goal, the Francis Marion University men?s soccer team has climbed to No.7 in this week's United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Top 25 poll, the squad?s highest ranking in 18 years.
  • #12 Patriots score late and salvage 1-1 road tie
    September 28, 2019
    Sophomore midfielder Sam Pollard scored with 5:05 left in regulation, and after two scoreless overtime sessions, 12th-ranked Francis Marion University recorded a 1-1 tie on the road at Eckerd College, Saturday night (Sept. 28) in non-conference men’s soccer action.
  • FMU Men’s Soccer breaks into Top 25 at No.12
    September 24, 2019
    After posting four consecutive shutouts to open the 2019 season, the Francis Marion University men’s soccer team has broken into the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Top 25 poll for the first time in five seasons, taking the No.12 position. It is also the program’s highest ranking since the 2001 season.
  • Patriots Zamora and Rocco earn PBC Men’s Soccer Weekly Honors
    September 23, 2019
    Sophomore forward Alvaro Zamora of the Francis Marion University men's soccer team has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 16-22, while junior teammate Maximiliano Rocco was picked as the Goalkeeper of the Week.
  • Patriots clip Falcons 2-0 to remain unbeaten and unscored upon
    September 21, 2019
    Sophomore midfielder Jafet Santiago scored in the 20th minute and sophomore forward Alvaro Zamora added an insurance tally in the 84th minute as Francis Marion University posted its fourth consecutive shutout with a 2-0 win over the University of Montevallo, Saturday afternoon (Sept. 21) in non-conference men’s soccer action.
  • Patriot Soccer Teams face Falcons & Sand Sharks on Saturday
    September 20, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men's and women's soccer teams will host a doubleheader on Saturday (Sept. 21) as the men's squad will face off against former Peach Belt Conference member University of Montevallo at 1 p.m., followed by the Patriot women at 3:30 p.m. against non-conference opponent USC Beaufort.
  • Rocco makes last-second save as FMU holds off Crusaders 1-0
    September 18, 2019
    Sophomore forward Alvaro Zamora scored the match-winning goal in the 26th minute and junior goalkeeper Maximiliano Rocco made a last-second save of a bicycle-kick near the 6-yard box to allow Francis Marion University to escape with a 1-0 win over Belmont Abbey College, Wednesday evening (Sept. 18) in non-conference men’s soccer action.
  • Patriot Men’s Soccer hosts Belmont Abbey on Wednesday
    September 17, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s soccer team looks to continue its season-opening winning streak as the Patriots are scheduled to play host to Belmont Abbey College, Wednesday night (Sept. 18) at 7 p.m. on Hartzler Field.
  • Patriots stun Royals on Zamora’s golden goal in second overtime
    September 14, 2019
    Sophomore forward Alvaro Zamora scored the match’s only goal with 2:07 remaining in the second overtime period to give Francis Marion University a stunning 1-0 victory over Queens University of Charlotte, Saturday night (Sept. 14) in non-conference men’s soccer action.
  • Patriot Men’s Soccer hosts Queens on Saturday
    September 12, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s soccer team will look to open its campaign 2-0 when the Patriots entertain Queens University of Charlotte, Saturday night (Sept. 14) at 7 p.m. on Hartzler Field.
  • Rincon and Nestor charm Cobras as Patriots prevail 5-0
    September 07, 2019
    Sophomore forward Nestor Nunez tallied two goals and an assist to lead the Francis Marion University men’s soccer team to a 5-0 blanking of Coker University, Saturday afternoon (Sept. 7) in the coaching debut of Luis Rincon.
  • Rincon and FMU men’s soccer opens at Erskine on Thursday
    September 03, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s soccer team and first-year head coach Luis Rincon will open the 2019 season on Thursday (Sept. 5) with a road match at Erskine College. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m.
  • Patriot Men picked fourth in PBC soccer poll
    August 27, 2019
    Heading into the 2019 season under the direction of first-year head coach Luis Rincon, the Francis Marion University men’s soccer team has been tabbed to finish fourth according to the annual Peach Belt Conference pre-season coaches’ poll.
  • FMU’s Pollard and Warden picked for pre-season All-PBC squad
    August 22, 2019
    Francis Marion University sophomores Sam Pollard and Sidney Warden have been named to the Peach Belt Conference 2019 men’s soccer pre-season All-Conference Team.