Patriot Volleyball hosts FMU Invitational, Friday and Saturday

Patriot Volleyball hosts FMU Invitational, Friday and Saturday

The Francis Marion University volleyball team will play host to its annual FMU Invitational Tournament, Friday and Saturday (Sept. 8-9) in the Smith University Center.

The six-team event will feature play on Friday between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. and on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.  Admission is free.

On Friday, Francis Marion (0-4) will play Converse College (1-5) at noon and Chowan University (0-4) at 6 p.m.  The Patriots will then play a pair of matches on Saturday: Newberry College (2-2) at 11 a.m. and Belmont Abbey College (2-2) at 3 p.m.

The other squad in the tournament is fellow Peach Belt Conference member UNC Pembroke.

The complete tournament is as follows:


Friday, Sept 8 

10 am  UNC Pembroke vs. Belmont Abbey

12 pm  Converse vs. FMU

2 pm    UNC Pembroke vs. Chowan

4 pm    Newberry vs. Belmont Abbey

6 pm    FMU vs. Chowan

8 pm    Newberry vs. Converse

Saturday, Sept. 9

9 am    Belmont Abbey vs. Chowan

11 am  FMU vs. Newberry

1 pm    Converse vs. UNC Pembroke

3 pm    FMU vs. Belmont Abbey

5 pm    Chowan vs. Converse

7 pm    Newberry vs. UNC Pembroke