Francis Marion University Volleyball 2018 News

  • FMU Volleyball adds pair of Division I transfers
    May 08, 2019
    Francis Marion University volleyball coach Lauren Baufield has announced the addition of a pair of NCAA Division I transfers to the Patriot program for 2019: 5-10 outside and right-side hitter Adison Minor of Blountville, Tenn., and 6-2 middle blocker Lily Walton of Charlotte, N.C.
  • 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.
  • Baufield takes part in panel at 2019 Women in Athletics Seminar
    February 22, 2019
    Second-year Francis Marion University women's volleyball head coach Lauren Baufield was part of the panel as the Peach Belt Conference welcomed over 100 attendees on Jan. 31 to the 10th-annual Women in Athletics Seminar in Evans, Ga.
  • Patriot Volleyball announces two newcomers
    January 31, 2019
    Francis Marion University volleyball coach Lauren Baufield has announced the addition of two more athletes to the Patriot program for 2019: 5-11 outside and right-side hitter Brittany Sehnke of Florence, S.C., and 5-9 middle blocker Micaela Rader of Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 120 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    December 21, 2018
    A total of 120 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2018 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • Patriot student-athletes earn degrees
    December 14, 2018
    Eleven former student-athletes and one current player at Francis Marion University earned diplomas at the December 2018 commencement exercises:
  • FMU Volleyball announces Winning signee
    November 28, 2018
    Francis Marion University women’s volleyball head coach Lauren Baufield has announced the signing of 5-10 middle blocker Madeline Winning of Pfafftown, N.C., to a national letter of intent during the recent signing period. She will enroll at FMU in the fall of 2019 and will compete for the Patriots next season.
  • FMU Volleyball falls to Jaguars in PBC Quarterfinals
    November 10, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team saw its season come to an end with a 25-16, 25-21, 25-11 loss to Augusta University, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 10) in the quarterfinals of the 2018 Peach Belt Conference Tournament in Greenwood, S.C.
  • Four Patriots land on PBC All-Academic Volleyball Team
    November 08, 2018
    Four members of the Francis Marion University volleyball team – seniors Georgia Garrison and Carrie McGinnis and sophomores Kayla Arthur and Natalie Ferrell – have named to the 2018 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team.
  • Patriots learn opponent for PBC Volleyball Tournament
    November 03, 2018
    Following the conclusion of the Peach Belt Conference regular season, the Francis Marion University volleyball squad has learned that it will face Augusta University on Nov. 10 in the opening round of the PBC Tournament.
  • Patriot Volleyball takes first set, but falls in four at Flagler
    November 02, 2018
    Francis Marion University took the first set, but Flagler College rallied to take the next three and claim a 25-27, 25-18, 25-21, 25-15 win on Friday night (Nov. 2) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball falls to Georgia College
    October 27, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team fell in three sets to Georgia College 25-16, 25-17, and 25-16 in Peach Belt Conference action on Saturday (Oct. 27).
  • Jaguars edge Patriots in four sets
    October 26, 2018
    Despite 10 kills apiece from sophomore Kayla Arthur and freshmen Alyssa Hansen and Iyanla Thigpen, Francis Marion University dropped a four-set decision (25-22, 23-25, 25-13, 25-19) to Augusta University, Friday night (Oct. 26) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Thigpen powers Patriots to sweep of Hawks
    October 23, 2018
    Freshman middle blocker Iyanla Thigpen pounded out 12 kills with a .632 hitting percentage to lead Francis Marion University to a three-set sweep (25-17, 25-19, 25-16) of Chowan University, Tuesday evening (Oct. 23) in non-conference volleyball action.
  • FMU Volleyball concludes home schedule Tuesday
    October 22, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team wraps up its 2018 home schedule on Tuesday night (Oct. 23) as it welcomes Chowan University to the Smith University Center at 7 p.m.
  • Patriots drop 5-set heart-breaker to Pacers
    October 19, 2018
    Francis Marion University took the first two sets, but could not finish off conference-leading USC Aiken, falling in five sets 20-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-19, and 15-9 in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action on Friday night (Oct. 19).
  • FMU Volleyball hosts Pacers and Bearcats, honors seniors
    October 18, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host a pair of Peach Belt Conference matches this weekend, including a Senior Day recognition.
  • Abdur-Rahim selected as PBC Volleyball Player of the Week
    October 16, 2018
    Sophomore Courtney Abdur-Rahim of the Francis Marion University volleyball team has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 8-14.
  • Abdur-Rahim carries FMU past UNCP in five sets
    October 13, 2018
    Sophomore Courtney Abdur-Rahim registered a career-high 18 kills and served the opening three points of the deciding fifth set as Francis Marion University claimed a hard-fourth 25-20,17-25,25-19,20-25,15-10 win over UNC Pembroke, Saturday afternoon (Oct. 13) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Patriots sweep local-rival UNC Pembroke behind Abdur-Rahim
    October 12, 2018
    Francis Marion University swept local-rival UNC Pembroke in three straight sets 25-18, 25-17, 25-20 in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action on Friday night (Oct. 12)
  • FMU Volleyball hosting “Dig Pink” match on Friday
    October 11, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will be hosting its annual “Dig Pink” match on Friday (Oct. 12), as the Patriots welcomes local-rival and Peach Belt Conference foe UNC Pembroke to the Smith University Center at 7 p.m.
  • Crusaders rally past Francis Marion in 4 sets
    October 09, 2018
    Francis Marion University captured the opening set on Tuesday evening (Oct. 9), but Belmont Abbey College rally to win the next three sets to claim a 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-15 victory in non-conference volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball falls to Flagler College
    October 06, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team fell in three sets to Flagler College 25-18, 25-17, 25-10 in Peach Belt Conference action on Saturday (Oct. 6) afternoon.
  • Fall sports triple-header at FMU on Saturday
    October 05, 2018
    Three Francis Marion University fall sports teams will host matches on Saturday (Oct. 6).
  • Jaguars overcome early deficit to beat Patriots in 4 sets
    September 29, 2018
    Francis Marion University captured a set-one win, but Augusta University rallied to win the next three sets to claim a 21-25, 25-23, 25-17, 25-7 win, Saturday afternoon (Sept. 29), in Peach Belt Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • The Garrison bombards Bobcats in 4-set win
    September 28, 2018
    Senior Georgia Garrison’s career-high tying 25 kills helped lead the Francis Marion University volleyball team to a four-set victory over Georgia College in Peach Belt Conference action on Friday evening (Sept. 28) at Smith University Center.
  • FMU Volleyball set to host Alumni Weekend
    September 27, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball program will host its Alumni Weekend with Peach Belt Conference matches on Friday (Sept. 28) and Saturday (Sept. 29) at Smith University Center. The Patriots will face Georgia College on Friday at 7 p.m. and Augusta University on Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • Patriot Volleyball hosts Dig Pink match on Oct. 12
    September 24, 2018
    The Side-Out Foundation and the Francis Marion University volleyball program will combine forces to host the annual Dig Pink Volleyball Match, Friday (Oct. 12) at 7 p.m. against local rival UNC Pembroke.
  • Patriot Volleyball beaten by USC Aiken
    September 22, 2018
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team fell in three sets to USC Aiken 25-12, 25-15, and 25-21 in Peach Belt Conference action on Saturday (Sept. 22).
  • Lander holds off Patriots for 5-set win
    September 21, 2018
    Lander University scored the final 13 points of the fifth set to claim a 19-25, 25-23, 25-16, 24-26, 15-6 win over Francis Marion University, Friday evening (Sept. 21) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
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