Francis Marion University Volleyball 2017 News

  • 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.
  • 108 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    May 29, 2018
    A total of 108 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2018 spring semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • Patriot Volleyball announces five signees
    April 25, 2018
    Francis Marion University women’s volleyball coach Lauren Baufield has announced the signing of five players during the recent signing period: 6-0 outside hitter Alyssa Hansen of Apex, N.C., 5-11 setter Finn Millians of Peachtree City, Ga., 5-10 outside hitter Carlee Morrison of Eagle, Colo., 5-11 outside hitter Madison Taylor of Clinton, Tenn., and 5-2 libero and defensive specialist Alexis Watts of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • 9 FMU Student-Athletes named to Chi Alpha Sigma honor society
    April 24, 2018
    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.
  • FMU Holds 48th-Annual Athletic Awards Gala
    April 23, 2018
    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 Volleyball Individual Camps
    March 06, 2018
    The Francis Marion University women's volleyball program will hold its 2018 Individual Elite Camp, July 10-12, and its Youth Day Camp on June 22-23.
  • FMU adds Lugoff-Elgin libero
    February 06, 2018
    Francis Marion University women’s volleyball coach Lauren Baufield has announced that 5-2 libero and defensive specialist Pressley Anne Wells of Lugoff, S.C., will join the Patriot program this fall.
  • 109 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    January 10, 2018
    A total of 109 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2017 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • Patriot Women ink Illinois middle blocker
    November 30, 2017
    Francis Marion University women’s volleyball coach Lauren Baufield has announced the signing of 6-2 middle blocker Iyanla (E-yawn-lah) Thigpen of Tinley Park, Ill., to a national letter of intent during the recent early signing period.
  • FMU’s Garrison named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 20, 2017
    Francis Marion University junior outside hitter Georgia Garrison has been named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® Volleyball Team for District 3 of NCAA Division II. She also garnered this honor as a sophomore in 2016.
  • Bobcats knock Patriots from PBC Tournament
    November 17, 2017
    Despite a career-high-equaling 14 kills from senior Shelbi Meek, Francis Marion University suffered a season-ending 25-23, 25-20, 20-25, 25-19 loss to Georgia College, Friday night (Nov. 17) in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament.
  • FMU Volleyball faces Bobcats at PBC Tournament
    November 16, 2017
    Francis Marion University will face Georgia College in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament, Friday (Nov. 17) at 6:30 p.m. on the Bobcat’s home court in Milledgeville, Ga.
  • Garrison named All-PBC and earns Elite 15 award
    November 16, 2017
    Francis Marion University junior outside hitter Georgia Garrison was named to the 2017 All-Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Team at Thursday evening’s (Nov. 16) PBC awards ceremony in Milledgeville, Ga. She also received the prestigious Elite 15 Award presented by the Education Advisory Board (EAB).
  • FMU places two on PBC All-Academic Volleyball Team
    November 15, 2017
    Two members of the Francis Marion University volleyball team – juniors Georgia Garrison and Carrie McGinnis – have named to the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team.
  • Flagler edges Francis Marion on Senior Day
    November 11, 2017
    Francis Marion University honored its two seniors -- Erika Hartings and Shelbi Meek in a pre-match ceremony -- but the Patriots were unable to pull off the upset, losing a hard-fought 25-18, 25-22, 25-22 decision to conference-leading Flagler College, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 11) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball plays Senior Day Match on Saturday
    November 10, 2017
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host Flagler College on Senior Day to conclude the Patriots’ regular-season schedule, Saturday (Nov. 11) at 2 p.m. in the Smith University Center.
  • Hartings has no love for Lady Panthers in 3-0 sweep
    November 07, 2017
    For the third consecutive match, senior Erika Hartings led Francis Marion University in kills, this time with 11, as the Patriots swept to a 25-21, 25-12, 25-11 non-conference victory over Claflin University, Tuesday evening (Nov. 7) in women’s volleyball action.
  • FMU Volleyball entertains the Lady Panthers on Tuesday
    November 06, 2017
    Francis Marion University will host Claflin University on Tuesday evening (Nov. 7) at 7 p.m. in non-conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Hartings and Ferrell lead Patriots to sweep of UNCP
    November 03, 2017
    Senior Erika Hartings led Francis Marion University to a 25-18, 25-18, 25-17 victory over UNC Pembroke with a match-high nine kills, Friday evening (Nov. 3) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Meek and McGinnis named to honor society
    October 28, 2017
    Two members of the Francis Marion University volleyball team, senior hitter Shelbi Meek and junior setter Carrie McGinnis, were both inducted into Gamma Sigma Epsilon, the Chemistry Honor Society, on Oct. 26.
  • Patriot rally falls short in 3-1 loss at GC
    October 28, 2017
    Despite a career-high equaling 14 kills by senior Shelbi Meek, Francis Marion University could not rally from an 0-2 deficit and dropped a 3-1 decision (25-14, 25-18, 19-25, 26-24) to Georgia College, Saturday evening (Oct. 28) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • FMU drop PINK Match to Jaguars 3-0
    October 21, 2017
    Augusta University hit .311 as a team and swept a Peach Belt Conference volleyball match from Francis Marion University on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 21). The Jaguars won by the scores of 25-20, 25-21, 25-19.
  • Patriot rally falls just short in 3-2 volleyball loss
    October 20, 2017
    Despite a 20 kill and 21 dig effort from junior Georgia Garrison, Francis Marion University had its rally fall just short in a five-set loss (25-21, 25-22, 14-25, 20-25, 15-12) to Lander University, Friday evening (Oct. 20) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball hosts Bearcats and Jaguars
    October 19, 2017
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host a pair of Peach Belt Conference matches this weekend with Lander University visiting the Smith University Center on Friday at 7 p.m. and Augusta University on Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Patriot volleyball splits non-conference tri-match
    October 14, 2017
    A trio of players recorded nine kills apiece to lead Francis Marion University to a three-set sweep (26-24, 25-20, 25-17) of North Greenville University, but the Patriots then went on to drop a three-set affair (25-21, 25-21, 25-17) to Southern Wesleyan University, Saturday afternoon (Oct. 14) in a non-conference volleyball tri-match.
  • Hot-hitting Bears defeat Patriot Volleyball
    October 13, 2017
    Francis Marion University freshman Kayla Arthur compiled a team-high 12 kills, but Lenoir-Rhyne University hit a blistering .418 attack percentage as a team while defeating the Patriots 25-17, 25-19, 25-13, Friday evening (Oct. 13) in non-conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Francis Marion University mid-season volleyball interview with coach Lauren Baufield
    October 13, 2017
    Coach Baufield talks about her team's play midway through the 2017 season.
  • Patriot volleyball falls to the Saints
    October 06, 2017
    Flagler College senior Sara Davis posted a match-high 14 kills in a 25-20, 25-12, 25-18 win over Francis Marion University, Friday evening (Oct. 6) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Hartings and Blot guide Francis Marion to sweep of UNCP
    October 03, 2017
    Senior Erika Hartings and sophomore Lenee’ Blot combined for 22 kills to help power Francis Marion University to a sweep (25-17, 25-17, 25-23) of UNC Pembroke, Tuesday evening (Oct. 3) in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Patriots host UNCP for volleyball and soccer this week
    October 02, 2017
    Both the Francis Marion University women’s volleyball and women’s soccer teams will play host to local-Peach Belt Conference rival UNC Pembroke this week.
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