Francis Marion University Women's Tennis 2019 News

  • Patriot Women’s Tennis Team honored, 4 players named Scholar-Athletes
    July 30, 2019
    For the sixth consecutive year, the Francis Marion University women’s tennis team has earned All-Academic Team recognition from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. In addition, four Patriot players garnered Scholar-Athlete recognition from the ITA: sophomores Nikita Berger and Fredrika Regner and freshmen Denise Hartmann and Eva Zannier.
  • 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.
  • Patriot Women sign two tennis players
    May 29, 2019
    Francis Marion University women’s tennis coach Garth Thomson has announced the signing of Mikael Hermon of Karlskrona, Sweden, and Gabriel Karatantcheva of Sofia, Bulgaria, to national letters 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.
  • 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.
  • Berger named to PBC Women’s Tennis All-Academic Team
    April 24, 2019
    Francis Marion University sophomore Nikita Berger has been named to the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Women’s Tennis All-Academic Team.
  • Patriot Women fall to 10th-ranked Nighthawks in PBC Tournament
    April 20, 2019
    Francis Marion University fell 4-0 to 10th-ranked and third-seeded University of North Georgia in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament on Saturday afternoon (April 20).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Patriot netters rally past Yellow Jackets 4-3
    March 17, 2019
    Freshman Eva Zannier rallied for a three-sets win at the No.4 singles position to give Francis Marion University a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over West Virginia State University, Sunday afternoon (March 17) in women’s tennis action.
  • Patriot Tennis Teams fall to Flagler
    March 16, 2019
    The Francis Marion University women’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to Flagler College on Saturday (March 16), while the Patriot men’s squad lost to the 15th-ranked Saints men 7-0 in Peach Belt Conference tennis action.
  • 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.
  • Patriot Netters sweep Erskine 7-0
    February 15, 2019
    Francis Marion University dropped only one set en route to a 7-0 non-conference victory over Erskine College, Friday afternoon (Feb. 15) in women’s tennis 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.
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