Francis Marion Patriots

The Francis Marion Patriots are the athletic teams that represent Francis Marion University, located in Florence, South Carolina, in NCAA intercollegiate sporting competitions.

Francis Marion Patriots
UniversityFrancis Marion University
ConferencePeach Belt Conference
NCAADivision II
Division I (golf and soccer)
Athletic directorMurray Hartzler
LocationFlorence, South Carolina
Varsity teams14
Basketball arenaSmith University Center
Baseball stadiumSparrow Stadium
Softball stadiumFMU Softball Stadium
Soccer stadiumMurray G. Hartzler Soccer Field
ColorsRed, White, and Blue[1]

The Patriots compete as members of the Division II Peach Belt Conference for 14 of 15 varsity sports; the remaining sport, men's golf, competes in Division I as an independent. Francis Marion has been a member of the GSC since 1990.

Varsity teams

List of teams

National championships

Association Division Sport Year Event Champions
NCAA Division II Tennis[2] 1993 Women's Doubles Mary Hirst and Lee Whitwell


  1. "Marion University - News: Colors". Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  2. "Division II Women's Tennis Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
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