Francis Marion University Women's Volleyball 2019 News

  • Patriots end season with epic 5-set loss in PBC quarterfinals
    November 22, 2019
    Francis Marion University sophomores Alyssa Hansen (19 kills, 13 digs) and Finn Millians (71 assists, 11 digs) both posted double-doubles, but the Patriots’ season came to an end with a heart-breaking five-set loss (31-29, 26-28, 23-25, 25-20, 15-11) to Lander University in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament on Friday (Nov. 22) evening.
  • Patriots in post-season play on Friday
    November 21, 2019
    The Francis Marion University women’s volleyball and men’s soccer teams will both be in post-season action on Friday (Nov. 22).
  • Patriot Volleyball falls to Saints in regular-season finale
    November 15, 2019
    Despite a combined 17 kills from outside hitters Alyssa Hansen (9) and Kayla Arthur (8), Francis Marion University lost in three sets to Flagler College 25-20, 25-15, 25-15 on Friday (Nov. 15) evening in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball faces Saints in regular-season finale
    November 14, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball squad will close out its regular season at home on Friday (Nov. 15) as the Patriots host Flagler College at 7 p.m. in the Smith University Center.
  • FMU volleyball trio picked for PBC Team of Academic Distinction  
    November 13, 2019
    Three members of the Francis Marion University volleyball team, junior outside hitter Kayla Arthur, sophomore outside hitter Alyssa Hansen, and sophomore setter Finn Millians, have been named to the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Team of Academic Distinction (formerly the All-Academic Team). Arthur earns this honor for the second consecutive year.
  • FMU’s Millians named PBC Volleyball Specialist of the Week
    November 12, 2019
    For the second time in three weeks, a Francis Marion University volleyball player has been selected as the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Specialist of the Week presented by Floor Action. This time the award goes to sophomore setter Finn Millians for the week of Nov. 4-10.
  • Vaughn and Patriots celebrate on Senior Day
    November 09, 2019
    Senior libero Natalie Vaughn registered a match-high 28 digs and served a trio of aces, while nearing two career milestones and helping rally Francis Marion University to a four-set victory over Georgia College 18-25, 25-21, 25-14, 25-20, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 9) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Millians and Hansen push Patriots past Jaguars in 5 sets
    November 08, 2019
    Sophomore Alyssa Hansen registered a match-high 22 kills, including four in the decisive fifth set, as Francis Marion University outlasted Augusta University for a 21-25, 25-18, 28-26, 20-25, 15-9 win, Friday night (Nov. 8) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Busy weekend for FMU sports teams
    November 07, 2019
    This weekend Francis Marion University will have a marathon of home sporting events to attend including volleyball, soccer, and basketball.
  • Quartet leads FMU to road win at UNCP
    November 05, 2019
    Sophomore Alyssa Hansen’s 17 kills led four Patriots with double-figure kills as Francis Marion University claimed a 25-23, 25-19, 18-25, 25-22 road victory over UNC Pembroke, Tuesday evening (Nov. 5) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Lander downs Francis Marion Volleyball in four sets
    November 02, 2019
    Francis Marion University sophomore Alyssa Hansen posted a double-double with 16 kills and 15 digs, but the Patriots lost in four sets (25-16, 26-24, 21-25, 25-19) to first-place Lander University, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 2) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Pacers rally past FMU Volleyball for 5-set win
    November 01, 2019
    First-place USC Aiken used a 4-0 run midway through the fifth and final set to rally past upset-minded Francis Marion University for a 20-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-11, 15-9 Peach Belt Conference win, Friday night (Nov. 1) in volleyball action.
  • FMU’s Vaughn named PBC Volleyball Specialist of the Week
    October 29, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior libero Natalie Vaughn has been named the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Specialist of the Week for the week of Oct. 21-27.
  • Patriots sweep past Cobras in three sets
    October 29, 2019
    Junior Courtney Abdur-Rahim tallied a team-high nine kills and served five aces to lead Francis Marion University past Coker University 26-24, 25-20, 25-20, Tuesday evening (Oct. 29) in non-conference volleyball action.
  • Patriot Volleyball entertains Cobras on Tuesday
    October 28, 2019
    Francis Marion University will play host to local-rival Coker University on Tuesday (Oct. 29) in non-conference volleyball action with first serve set for 7 p.m. in the Smith University Center.
  • FMU Volleyball captures road win at Augusta
    October 26, 2019
    Sophomores Alyssa Hansen and Iyanla Thigpen combined for 25 kills and seven blocks to lead Francis Marion University to a 25-22, 25-20, 17-25, 25-17 road victory over Augusta University, Saturday afternoon (Oct. 26) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball play.
  • Bobcats edge Patriots in marathon volleyball match
    October 25, 2019
    Junior Kayla Arthur delivered a team-high 16 kills, but Francis Marion University dropped a heartbreaking five-set decision (18-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21, 15-12) to Georgia College, Friday night (Oct. 25) in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • Francis Marion Volleyball defeats Paine in 4 sets
    October 23, 2019
    Led by a trio of players with 10 kills apiece, Francis Marion University defeated Paine College 25-14, 25-7, 23-25, 25-13 on Wednesday evening (Oct. 23) in non-conference women’s volleyball play. The contest was the Patriots’ annual DIG PINK match benefiting the Side-Out Foundation.
  • Patriot Volleyball hosts Lions for DIG PINK match
    October 22, 2019
    The Francis Marion University volleyball team will host its annual “Dig Pink” match when the Patriots entertain Paine College in non-conference play on Wednesday (Oct. 23) at 7 p.m. at the Smith University Center.
  • Patriot Volleyball falls to Saints in 4 sets
    October 19, 2019
    Aided by 19 kills from sophomore Alyssa Hansen, Francis Marion University forced four sets against Flagler College on Saturday (Oct. 19) afternoon, but the Patriots eventually fall 3-1 to the Saints 25-22, 23-25, 25-20, 25-23 in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action.
  • 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).
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