Francis Marion Athletics Headlines

  • Patriot trio chosen to USC All-Region Soccer Team
    December 10, 2019
    Three members of the Francis Marion University men’s soccer team have been selected to the 2019 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s All-Southeast Region Team that was announced this week.
  • Hoejland named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Men’s Soccer Team
    December 03, 2019
    Francis Marion University sophomore defender Magnus Hoejland has been selected to the prestigious 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District® Men’s Soccer Team for District III.
  • Cartano picked for CoSIDA Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team
    December 02, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior midfielder Sierra Cartano has been selected to the prestigious 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District® Women’s Soccer Team for District III.
  • FMU’s Adderton named PBC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week
    December 02, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior forward Kiana Adderton has been selected as the Peach Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week presented by Floor Action for the week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1.
  • Late Misses end Patriot rally as FMU falls to Tampa 72-67
    November 30, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior forward Kainan Pouncy tallied season highs of 28 points and 10 rebounds, but the Patriots came up empty on a possession in the final seconds allowing the University of Tampa to secure a 72-67 victory, Saturday night (Nov. 30) on the final day of the Eckerd College Thanksgiving Men’s Basketball Classic.
  • Patriots suffer first loss, 67-59 at UMO
    November 30, 2019
    Despite junior forward Kiana Adderton’s third-career double-double performance, Francis Marion University suffered its first loss of the season 67-59 to the University of Mount Olive, Saturday (Nov. 30) afternoon in non-conference women’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Men fall to Eckerd 89-76 in Thanksgiving Classic
    November 29, 2019
    An 8-0 run in the first half and an 11-0 spurt in the second half spurred Eckerd College to an 89-76 win over Francis Marion University, Friday night (Nov. 29) on the first night of Eckerd’s Thanksgiving Men’s Basketball Classic.
  • Patriot Basketball spends holiday weekend on the road
    November 27, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men and women’s basketball teams are set to travel this holiday weekend. The Francis Marion women’s basketball team will look to continue their winning streak as they take on the University of Mount Olive (3-1) on Saturday (Nov. 30) afternoon with a 2 p.m. tip-off.
  • Patriot Women ink Blythewood forward
    November 26, 2019
    Francis Marion University women’s basketball head coach Jeri Porter has announced the signing of 6-0 forward Lauryn Taylor of Blythewood, S.C., to a national letter of intent during the recent signing period. She will enroll at FMU in the fall of 2020 and play for the Patriots in 2020-21.
  • #7 Sailfish defeat FMU 2-1 via two penalty kicks in NCAA Tournament
    November 24, 2019
    Second-seeded and seventh-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic University took advantage of a pair of penalty kicks, one in each half, to rally for a 2-1 victory over seventh-seeded Francis Marion University, Sunday afternoon (Nov. 24) in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Tournament.
  • Hill leads six in double figures as FMU outlasts JWU 108-100
    November 23, 2019
    Sophomore 6-7 center Winston Hill scored 21 points to lead six Patriots in double figures and Francis Marion University held off a late Johnson & Wales University rally to capture a 108-100 non-conference win, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 23) in men’s basketball play.
  • Manning scores career-high 17 in 72-64 Francis Marion win
    November 23, 2019
    Junior guard Khamele Manning scored a career-high 17 points and senior guard Abigail Bullock keyed a fourth-quarter rally as Francis Marion University claimed a 72-64 victory over Queens University of Charlotte, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 23) in non-conference women's basketball action.
  • 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.
  • Peters’ Golden Goal advances Patriots in NCAA Tournament
    November 22, 2019
    Sophomore midfielder Oliver Peters scored on a 25-yard shot midway through the first overtime period to give Francis Marion University a thrilling 3-2 win over Limestone College, Friday afternoon (Nov. 22) in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Tournament.