Francis Marion University Men's Tennis 2019 News

  • FMU’s Meuwissen earns ITA All-Academic honors
    July 24, 2019
    For the second year in a row, Francis Marion University sophomore Paul Meuwissen has been named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Scholar-Athlete, this time for the 2019 season.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • FMU Tennis inks Liam Day of South Africa
    May 28, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s tennis coach Garth Thomson has announced the signing of Liam Day of Edenvale, South Africa, to a national letter of intent to attend FMU this fall and play for the Patriots in 2020.
  • FMU has scheduled summer Tennis Camps 2019
    May 01, 2019
    Francis Marion University has scheduled two sessions of its annual Tennis Camp 2019, July 8-11 and July 29-August 1, for boys and girls ages 8 to 18.
  • Guerrero, Meuwissen named to PBC All-Academic Team
    April 25, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior Mauricio Guerrero and sophomore Paul Meuwissen have been named to the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Tennis All-Academic Team. Guerrero earns the honor for the second year in a row.
  • FMU Holds 49th-Annual Athletic Gala
    April 24, 2019
    Francis Marion University recently held its 49th-annual Athletic Gala in the university’s Performing Arts Center. Most Valuable Player awards were given in 14 sports and for the first time the athletic department awarded 13 Frankie Awards, including the Swamp Fox Academic Award, the Ray E. Thames Memorial Raise the Roof Award, and the Mark Haselden Sportsmanship Award.
  • FMU men lose to top-ranked Cougars
    April 20, 2019
    The 32nd-ranked Francis Marion University men’s tennis team was eliminated from the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Tennis Championships, losing a 4-0 decision to top-seeded and top-ranked Columbus State University on Saturday morning (April 20) in Peach Belt Conference action.
  • Rain postpones PBC Tennis Tournaments
    April 19, 2019
    Rain on Friday (April 19) postponed play at the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Men’s and Women’s Tennis Tournaments at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center.
  • Patriots host PBC Tennis Tournaments starting Friday
    April 17, 2019
    The 2019 Peach Belt Conference Men’s and Women’s Tennis Tournaments will be held Friday through Sunday (April 19-21) at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center. Admission to the three-day single-elimination event is free. This is the seventh consecutive year Francis Marion University has served as the host institution.
  • FMU Tennis Teams beat Georgia Southwestern 4-1
    April 14, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s tennis teams both defeated Georgia Southwestern State University by 4-1 scores on Sunday (April 14) in the regular season finale for both squads.
  • Patriot tennis teams fall to Top-6 CSU squads
    April 13, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s tennis teams dropped 7-0 road decisions to Columbus State University squads ranked sixth and second respectively, Saturday afternoon (April 13) in Peach Belt Conference action.
  • Vala sparks Patriot Women to 5-2 win; FMU Men fall to #7 Lander
    April 06, 2019
    Sophomore Lesshika Vala contributed two early points that sparked Francis Marion University to a 5-2 road victory over Lander University, Saturday afternoon (April 6) in Peach Belt Conference women’s tennis action. The 27th-ranked Francis Marion men’s squad dropped a 6-1 decision to No.7 Lander, also on Saturday.
  • 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.
  • Top-15 Nighthawks defeat FMU Tennis Teams
    April 03, 2019
    The 14th-ranked University of North Georgia men’s tennis team defeated 27th-ranked Francis Marion University 6-1, Wednesday afternoon (March 3) in Peach Belt Conference action, while the 12th-ranked UNG women beat the Patriots 7-0.
  • Broeseler delivers 4-3 victory for FMU Men, Patriot Women win 6-1
    March 30, 2019
    Junior Henri Broeseler delivered a come-from-behind three-set win (4-6, 6-4, 7-5) at No.6 singles to hand 26th-ranked Francis Marion University a 4-3 victory over Young Harris College, Saturday afternoon (March 30) in Peach Belt Conference men’s tennis action. The 48th-ranked FMU women’s team took advantage of a short-handed Young Harris squad to claim a 6-1 win, also on Saturday.
  • FMU Tennis teams climb in ITA national polls, host matches
    March 29, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s tennis teams both earned national rankings in this week’s Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national rankings.
  • Patriot tennis teams lose to Bobcats
    March 24, 2019
    The 18th-ranked Georgia College men’s tennis team beat 27th-ranked Francis Marion University 5-2 on Sunday (March 23) in Peach Belt Conference action, while the 49th-ranked Georgia College women edged FMU 4-3.
  • Francis Marion Tennis splits 5-2 decisions at Augusta
    March 23, 2019
    Freshman Denise Hartmann contributed a pair of wins to lead Francis Marion University to a 5-2 road victory over Augusta University, Saturday afternoon (March 23) in Peach Belt Conference women’s tennis action. In the men contest, 39th-ranked Augusta defeated the 27th-ranked FMU men by a 5-2 score.
  • FMU tennis squads beat Chowan 5-2 and 6-1
    March 10, 2019
    The Francis Marion men’s and women’s tennis programs completed their sweep of a pair of non-conference match this weekend at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center by beating Chowan University 5-2 in men’s action and 6-1 in women’s play on Sunday afternoon (March 10).
  • Patriot Tennis beats Bluefield State
    March 09, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s tennis team defeated the top-ranked team in the Atlantic Region, Bluefield State College, 5-2 on Saturday (March 9) in non-conference action, while the FMU women defeated BSC 6-1.
  • FMU Tennis Teams fall to nationally-ranked Queens
    March 06, 2019
    The Francis Marion University women’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to 15th-ranked Queens University of Charlotte on Wednesday (March 6), while the Patriot men’s squad lost to the 21st-ranked Royals men 7-0.
  • Patriot Tennis Teams beat Ashland by 6-1 scores
    March 04, 2019
    Both the Francis Marion University men’s and women’s tennis teams recorded 6-1 non-conference wins over Ashland University on Monday afternoon (March 4).
  • FMU Men rally at UMO, Patriot Women cruise 6-1
    March 02, 2019
    Francis Marion University captured singles wins at the final three positions, including sophomore Charles Hutchings’ clinching win at the No.6 spot, as the Patriot men rallied for a 4-3 non-conference victory over the University of Mount Olive, Saturday afternoon in tennis action. The Patriot women cruised to a 6-1 win over the Trojans.
  • Patriot Tennis Teams fall to USCA
    February 26, 2019
    The Francis Marion University women’s tennis team dropped a hard-fought 5-2 decision to unbeaten USC Aiken on Tuesday (Feb. 26), while the Patriot men’s squad lost to the 25th-ranked Pacer men 6-1 as both teams opened Peach Belt Conference play.
  • Francis Marion tennis teams defeat Bulldogs
    February 23, 2019
    Sophomore Lesshika Vala earned a 6-4, 6-1 win at No.6 singles to clinch a 4-3 victory for the Francis Marion University women’s tennis team over Barton College, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 23) at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center. The Francis Marion men’s squad captured a much easier 6-1 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday.
  • FMU celebrates Homecoming 2019, Hoops hosts Saints
    February 22, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men's and women's basketball teams will play host to Flagler College for a key Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday (Feb. 23) as the school celebrates Homecoming 2019. The FMU baseball and softball teams will also be in action this weekend at the Griffin Athletic Complex and the tennis teams on the Kassab Courts.
  • Patriot Netters sweep Cobras
    February 21, 2019
    Sophomore Paul Meuwissen earned a three-set victory at the No.4 singles position to hand Francis Marion University a 4-3 win over local-rival Coker College, Thursday afternoon (Feb. 21) in men’s tennis non-conference action. The FMU women defeated the Cobras 7-0.
  • Patriots defeat Trojans 4-2 for third-place finish
    February 09, 2019
    Junior Matheo Espinoza provided two wins, including the clinching singles point, to lead the Francis Marion University men’s tennis team to a 4-2 victory over the University of Mount Olive in the third-place match of the second-annual City of Florence College Tennis Invitational Tournament, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9) at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center. The Patriots lost to 11th-ranked Wingate University 4-0 earlier in the day in the tournament semifinals.
  • Patriot Men open season with 4-0 win over Bulldogs
    February 08, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s tennis team opened its 2019 campaign with a 4-0 blanking of Barton College in the opening round of the second-annual City of Florence College Tennis Invitational Tournament, hosted on Friday (Feb. 8) at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center.
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