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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.