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FMU Hosts Peach Belt-CVAC Baseball Challenge

    FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University will play host to the inaugural Peach Belt-CVAC Challenge, Friday through Sunday (Feb. 17-19) on FMU’s Cormell Field.

    The three-day event will feature three teams from the Peach Belt Conference and three from the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference. Daily admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students.

    The schedule for Friday will have Coker College playing UNC Pembroke at 11 a.m., FMU playing Barton College at 2:30 p.m., and Georgia College & State University playing Limestone College at 6 p.m.

    The slate for Saturday has Francis Marion vs. Limestone at 11 a.m., Coker vs. GC&SU at 2:30 p.m., and UNCP vs. Barton at 6 p.m. Sunday’s games will be GC&SU vs. Barton at 11 a.m., UNCP vs. Limestone at 2:30 p.m., and FMU vs. Coker at 6 p.m.

    Francis Marion is currently 5-2 and ranked 17th in latest NCAA Division II Top 25 poll, while GC&SU (5-2) is ranked No. 2. Limestone, coached by FMU graduate and former Patriot outfielder Anthony “Chico” Lombardo, is 5-3, while Coker is 4-1-1, Barton is 5-3, and UNCP is 5-3.

Last Published: March 10, 2006 10:07 AM
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