Francis Marion Athletics Headlines

  • 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:
  • Adderton, Fulmore propel Patriot Women to win at Claflin
    December 14, 2018
    Senior Shaunice Fulmore scored 25 points and sophomore Kiana Adderton added 17 off the bench to help Francis Marion University knock off Claflin University 67-49, Friday night (Dec. 14) in non-conference women’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Women begin three-game road trip on Friday at Claflin
    December 12, 2018
    Following a break for final exams, the Francis Marion University women’s basketball team returns to the court on Friday night (Dec. 14) for its non-conference finale against Claflin University at 5:30 p.m. in the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Physical Education Center’s Tullis Arena in Orangeburg, S.C.
  • FMU Men rise to seventh in Southeast Region poll
    December 12, 2018
    Winners of five straight, the Francis Marion University men’s basketball team rose to seventh in this week’s D2SIDA NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Southeast Region poll.
  • FMU’s Kersting named to USC Scholar All-Region Team
    December 10, 2018
    Senior defender Julian Kersting has been named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s Scholar All-South Region Team that was announced on Monday (Dec. 10).
  • Bainbridge earns Elite 15 award for Men’s Soccer
    December 05, 2018
    Francis Marion University junior defender Matthew Bainbridge received the prestigious Elite 15 Award presented by the Education Advisory Board (EAB) for the sport of men’s soccer at the 2018 Peach Belt Conference awards ceremony in Augusta, Ga.
  • Former Patriot Cager retires at Mars Hill
    December 05, 2018
    David Riggins, a member of the very first Francis Marion men's basketball team in 1970-71, has retired from Mars Hill University after 32 years of service, the last 20 of which have been as the athletic director.
  • Patriot Men sign guard from Richmond, Va.
    December 04, 2018
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-1 guard Loginn Norton of Richmond, Va., to a national letter of intent during the recent signing period.
  • Smith sparks late run to give FMU an 86-78 win
    December 04, 2018
    Junior point guard Jaquez Smith scored six points and assisted on two more buckets to fuel a late 12-0 run that gave Francis Marion University a come-from-behind 86-78 non-conference victory over the University of Mount Olive, Tuesday evening (Dec. 4) in men’s basketball action.
  • FMU Men entertain Mount Olive on Tuesday
    December 03, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team concludes its non-conference slate on Tuesday (Dec. 4) as it welcomes the University of Mount Olive to the Smith University Center for a 7 p.m. tip-off.
  • Patriot Baseball adds infielder Pappas to program
    December 03, 2018
    Francis Marion University baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced that corner infielder Nick Pappas, originally from Columbia, will join the Patriot program in January and suit up for the Patriots in 2019.
  • #16th-ranked Nighthawks survive upset bid by Patriot Women
    December 01, 2018
    Sixteenth-ranked University of North Georgia outscored Francis Marion University 18-11 in the third quarter and used that push to claim a 75-68 victory over the Patriots, Saturday afternoon (Dec. 1) in the Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball opener for both squads.
  • Freshman duo leads FMU Men to 82-79 win over Nighthawks
    December 01, 2018
    Freshman forwards Winston Hill (24 points) and Kailex Stephens (22 points) each recorded new career highs to help lead the Francis Marion University men’s basketball team to an 82-79 win over the University of North Georgia on Saturday (Dec. 1) in the Peach Belt Conference opener for both squads.
  • FMU soccer teams garner PBC Sportsmanship awards
    November 30, 2018
    Francis Marion University has earned a pair of Team Sportsmanship Awards from the Peach Belt Conference for the 2018 fall semester.