FLORENCE, SC – The recent precipitation that fell on the Pee Dee has forced several schedule changes involving Francis Marion University athletics.
Thursday evening’s non-conference baseball game between 23rd-ranked Francis Marion (21-11-1) and Belmont Abbey College (20-18) has been postponed. The game has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 9, at 3 p.m. on FMU’s Cormell Field.
Also, this weekend’s three-game Peach Belt Conference baseball series between FMU and eighth-ranked and conference-leading Georgia College & State University (23-9) in Milledgeville, Ga., has been altered. The two squads will now play a single game on Friday evening at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Francis Marion trails the Bobcats by a game-and-a-half in the PBC standings.
The nationally ranked Patriot men’s and women’s tennis teams will play a pair of rescheduled PBC matches this weekend. Francis Marion will entertain Georgia Southwestern State University on Friday at 2 p.m. and Augusta State University on Saturday at 11 a.m.
The Francis Marion softball team (25-12) will play host to conference-leading and third-ranked North Georgia College & State University (29-3) on Saturday for a noon doubleheader.