Francis Marion University athletic officials recently announced the names of nine Patriot student-athletes named to the university’s chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society.
Francis Marion University recently held its 48th-annual Athletic Awards Gala in the university’s Performing Arts Center. Most Valuable Player awards were given in 14 sports. A school spirit award, most outstanding cheerleader award, and a student-athlete award were also presented.
Francis Marion University women’s soccer coach Lindsey Morgan has announced the signing of seven high school seniors and one transfer for the 2018 campaign: 5-9 outside midfielder and defender Kiley Barr of Wilmington, N.C., 5-3 forward Faith Allen of Walterboro, S.C., 5-7 forward and outside midfielder Christina Rice of Fayetteville, N.C., 5-3 defender Anna Capra of High Point, N.C, 5-6 defender Makayla Chavis of Raleigh, N.C., 5-8 goalkeeper Rachael Hennenkamp of Wake Forest, N.C., 5-1 forward and midfielder Rianna Orello of Fayetteville, N.C., and 5-6 defender Meagan Stassi of Southborough, Mass.
Five members of the Francis Marion University women’s soccer team – junior goalkeeper Janine Gordon, sophomore defenders Sierra Cartano and Jessica Garnett, sophomore midfielder Carli Gauthier, and sophomore goalkeeper Micahla Kitchen – have been selected to the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Women‘s Soccer All-Academic Team.
A pesky Francis Marion University squad held 17th-ranked Flagler College scoreless over the first 47 minutes, but the Saints tallied three scores in the second half to claim a 3-0 Peach Belt Conference win, Wednesday night (Oct. 25) in women’s soccer action.
The Francis Marion University men's and women's soccer teams will wrap-up their 2017 regular seasons on Wednesday (Oct. 25) at home against Flagler College. The men’s match will kick off at 5 p.m. on Hartzler Field, followed by the women’s contest at 7:30 p.m.
Freshman forward Kylie McElroy scored a pair of goals and assisted on a third to help lift Francis Marion University to a 3-0 victory over Georgia Southwestern State University, Saturday evening (Oct. 21) in Peach Belt Conference women’s soccer action.