Former Francis Marion University guard Eboni Fields scored 12 points on a quartet of three-pointers to help lead the Georgia Soul to a come-from-behind 64-63 win over the top-seeded and defending champs St. Louis Surge, Sunday (Aug. 6) in the championship game of the Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL).
Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced the addition of two infielder transfers from the State College of Florida: sisters Jaimie and Jessica Harney of Hopewell Junction, N.Y.
For the fourth year in a row, the Francis Marion University golf team has received a Golf Coaches Association of America All-Academic Team award, this time for the 2016-17 academic year.
To be eligible for GCAA team recognition, a university must register a team grade point average of 3.00 or higher for the entire academic year.
Francis Marion University baseball head coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of 11 newcomers for the 2017-18 school year: outfielder Henry Davis IV of Darlington, S.C., first baseman and right-handed pitcher Noah Davis of Lexington, S.C., infielder and right-handed pitcher Evan Flynn of Lancaster, S.C., corner infielder and outfielder Zach Jacobs of Moncks Corner, S.C., shortstop CJ Mackinson of Sykesville, Md., catcher Shane Magrann of Coconut Creek, Fla., right-handed pitcher Zach Mosay of Summerville, S.C., right-handed pitcher Isaac Rodgers of Rock Hill, S.C., middle infielder Tanner Smith of Elgin, Ill., second and third baseman Brody Thomasson of Jaspar, Tenn., and middle infielder Tanner Wakefield of Gainesville, Ga.
The Peach Belt Conference announced that a record 1,721 student-athletes have been named to the 26th-annual Presidential Honor Roll. The list includes 93 student-athletes from Francis Marion University.
Francis Marion University golf coach Mark Gaynor has announced the signing of three players to national letters of intent: John Burghardt of Oakville, Ontario, Canada; Jacob Morris of Hollywood, S.C., and McClure Thompson of Little River, S.C.