Francis Marion Athletics Headlines

  • WSOC match at Albany State pushed back to Sunday kickoff
    October 17, 2019
    Because of forecasted wet weather on Saturday, the Peach Belt Conference women's soccer match between Francis Marion University and Albany State University has been rescheduled for a 1 p.m. start on Sunday (Oct. 20) in Albany, Ga.
  • #20 Patriots splish-splash way to 2-1 OT win at Chowan
    October 16, 2019
    Sophomore forward Javier Bello headed in a cross from sophomore Jafet Santiago just 44 seconds into overtime as 20th-ranked Francis Marion University claimed a soggy 2-1 road victory over Chowan University, Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 16) in non-conference men’s soccer 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's Burghardt posts Top-10 showing at Autotrader Collegiate
    October 15, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior John Burghardt led the Patriots on Tuesday (Oct. 15) with a top-10 finish, the best of his career, at the Autotrader Collegiate Classic hosted by Georgia State University.
  • Burghardt's 1-under play leads Patriots at Autotrader Collegiate Classic
    October 14, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior John Burghardt leads the Patriots after the first two rounds of play on Monday (Oct. 14), helping the Patriots to a Top-10 standing at the Autotrader Collegiate Classic hosted by Georgia State University.
  • 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.
  • The Cooke scores twice in 2-0 win for #7 Francis Marion
    October 12, 2019
    Senior midfielder Travis Cooke scored twice in the second half to spark seventh-ranked Francis Marion University to a 2-0 victory over Flagler College, Saturday evening (Oct. 12) in Peach Belt Conference men’s soccer action.
  • Kitchen and McEwen lift FMU Women to 1-0 PBC win
    October 12, 2019
    Junior midfielder Dayle McEwen connected for the match-winner early in the second half to give Francis Marion University a 1-0 victory over Georgia Southwestern State University, Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12) in Peach Belt Conference women's soccer play.
  • 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.
  • FMU Women hold Senior Day, Men host Saints on Saturday
    October 11, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men's and women’s soccer teams will play a rare home doubleheader on Saturday (Oct. 12) at Hartzler Field. The Patriot women will celebrate Senior Day when they entertain Peach Belt Conference foe Georgia Southwestern State University at 4 p.m., while the seventh-ranked FMU men will host PBC member Flagler College at 6 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Bobcats defeat FMU Women with three second-half goals
    October 09, 2019
    Georgia College used a trio of second-half goals to defeat Francis Marion University 3-0, Wednesday evening (Oct. 9) in Peach Belt Conference women's soccer action.
  • Bulldogs stun #7 Patriots with overtime winner
    October 09, 2019
    Freshman Omar Aboutaleb scored on a one-touch volley from 18 yards out with 5:44 left in the second overtime period to lift Barton College to a stunning 2-1 upset of seventh-ranked Francis Marion University, Wednesday night (Oct. 9) in non-conference men’s soccer action.