Francis Marion University Women's Volleyball 2019 News

  • Defense keys Francis Marion to marathon win over Catawba
    October 15, 2019
    Four different Patriots set new career highs, including junior Courtney Abdur-Rahim and sophomore Alyssa Hansen combining for 53 digs, as Francis Marion University outlasted Catawba College for a marathon 25-27, 25-23, 25-23, 26-28, 15-8 win, Tuesday evening (Oct. 15) in non-conference volleyball play.
  • FMU faces Catawba on volleyball court, Tuesday
    October 14, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host Catawba College in non-conference play on Tuesday (Oct. 15) at 7 p.m. at the Smith University Center.
  • Patriots batter Rams behind team effort
    October 12, 2019
    Every member of the Francis Marion University volleyball team that dressed for Saturday’s (Oct. 12) match recorded at least one kill as the Patriots swept past Winston-Salem State University 25-16, 25-11, 25-18 in non-conference action.
  • Early Rally sparks Francis Marion to sweep of UNCP
    October 11, 2019
    Sophomore Adison Minor pounded out back-to-back kills to rally Francis Marion University to a 26-24 first-set win and the Patriots rode that momentum to a sweep (26-24, 25-19, 25-17) of UNC Pembroke, Friday evening (Oct. 11) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball hosts Braves and Rams
    October 10, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host a pair of matches this weekend (Oct. 11-12): UNC Pembroke on Friday at 7 p.m. and Winston-Salem State University on Saturday at noon.
  • Walton pounds Patriots past Paine
    October 08, 2019
    Sophomore 6-2 middle blocker Lily Walton registered team-high totals of 12 kills and four blocks to pace Francis Marion University to a straight-sets 25-16, 25-15, 25-12 victory over Paine College, Tuesday evening (Oct. 8) in non-conference volleyball action.
  • Francis Marion falls to unbeaten Pacers
    October 05, 2019
    Francis Marion University earned a set-point in the opening game, but eventually fell in three sets to unbeaten USC Aiken 26-24, 25-20, 25-18 on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 5) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Bearcats claim tough 3-set win over FMU
    October 04, 2019
    Francis Marion University battled mightily but fell in three sets to Lander University 25-23, 25-22, 25-20, Friday evening (Oct. 4) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Patriots open PBC Volleyball play this weekend
    October 03, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will play host to a pair of Peach Belt Conference matches Friday and Saturday (Oct. 4-5) in the Smith University Center. FMU (8-6) hosts Lander University (10-3 overall, 0-1 conference) on Friday at 7 p.m. and unbeaten USC Aiken (13-0, 1-0) on Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Walton keys Patriots past Claflin in three sets
    September 27, 2019
    Sophomore 6-2 middle blocker Lily Walton recorded a season-high 15 kills to lead Francis Marion University to a three-set sweep (25-18, 25-14, 25-20) of Claflin University in non-conference volleyball play on Friday evening (Sept. 27).
  • Patriot Volleyball entertains Claflin on Friday
    September 26, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host Claflin University on Friday (Sept. 27) at 6:30 p.m.
  • Hansen leads Patriots to sweep of Hawks
    September 24, 2019
    Sophomore Alyssa Hansen’s 14 kills helped lead the Francis Marion University volleyball team to a three-set victory over Chowan University in non-conference play on Tuesday evening (Sept. 24) in the Smith University Center.
  • FMU Volleyball hosts Chowan on Tuesday
    September 23, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host Chowan University on Tuesday (Sept. 24) at 6 p.m.
  • FMU downs Valkyries, but falls to Blazers at Pacer Invitational
    September 21, 2019
    Sophomore Alyssa Hansen pounded out 15 kills to lead Francis Marion University to a 25-23, 25-21, 25-16 victory over Converse College, Saturday on the second day of the Pacer Invitational Volleyball Tournament hosted by USC Aiken. However, the Patriots dropped a 25-17, 25-20, 25-18 decision to Valdosta State University later in the day despite a season-high equaling 16 kills from junior Kayla Arthur.
  • Patriot Volleyball drops pair at Pacer Invitational
    September 20, 2019
    A late surge by the opposing team in the fifth set cost Francis Marion University a chance at splitting it two matches on Friday (Sept. 20) at the Pacer Invitational Volleyball Tournament hosted by USC Aiken. FMU lost to the University of West Florida 25-17, 25-14, 25-13 early in the day and then dropped a narrow 5-set decision to Erskine College 19-25, 25-19, 26-24, 21-25, 15-12 later in the evening.
  • Patriot Volleyball beats Trojans, but loses nail-biter to Tigers
    September 14, 2019
    Sophomore Alyssa Hansen pounded out a combined 34 kills, while hitting .378, as Francis Marion University split a pair of matches Saturday (Sept. 14) on the final day of the annual FMU Invitational Volleyball Tournament. FMU swept past the University of Mount Olive 25-12, 25-16, 25-13 in the opening contest on Saturday, and dropped a five-set marathon 19-25, 25-13, 25-21, 17-25, 15-8 decision to the University of West Alabama during the evening.
  • Vaughn reaches milestone as Francis Marion splits two matches
    September 13, 2019
    Senior libero Natalie Vaughn reached a career milestone by posting her 1000th dig as Francis Marion University split a pair of matches Friday (Sept. 13) on the opening day of the annual FMU Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The Patriots defeated Converse College 26-24, 25-21, 25-21 early in the day and then dropped a tough four-set decision (25-20, 16-25, 25-18, 25-14) to Eckerd College in the evening.
  • Patriot Volleyball hosts FMU Invitational, Friday and Saturday
    September 11, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will play host to the annual FMU Invitational Tournament, Friday and Saturday (Sept. 13-14) in the Smith University Center.
  • Patriots rally and sweep two matches at Queens Fall Classic
    September 07, 2019
    Francis Marion University rallied from a late five-point deficit to force a fifth set and then claimed a come-from-behind 25-17, 24-26, 18-25, 25-23, 15-10 win over Barton College, Saturday evening (Sept. 7) at the Queens University of Charlotte Volleyball Fall Classic.
  • FMU Volleyball earns split with win over Crusaders
    September 06, 2019
    A 10-0 run in the fourth set and a great all-around performance from junior Kayla Arthur sparked Francis Marion University to a 25-15, 25-22, 24-26, 25-17 win over Belmont Abbey College on Friday evening (Sept. 6) at the Queens University of Charlotte Volleyball Fall Classic.
  • FMU Volleyball opens at Queens Fall Classic this weekend
    September 05, 2019
    The Francis Marion University women's volleyball team will open its 2019 season on Friday (Sept. 6) as the Patriots participate in the two-day Queens University of Charlotte Volleyball Fall Classic.
  • Former Patriot Liz Drewry named RMC assistant coach
    July 12, 2019
    Francis Marion University graduate and former Patriot volleyball player Liz Drewry has been named an assistant coach for women's volleyball (and Operations Coordinator for both the men's and women's volleyball programs) at Randolph-Macon College.