Women netters ranked 9th
The Francis Marion women’s tennis team is ranked ninth in the Oracle/ITA pre-season 2020 NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings.
Long-time head coach Garth Thomson welcomes back five letter-winners from last year’s 14-8 squad that placed sixth during the Peach Belt Conference regular season. The Patriots also have three newcomers, all freshmen, on this year’s roster.
FMU will open its 2020 season on Feb. 7 when the Patriots take on Bluefield State College as part of the City of Florence College Tennis Invitational at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center.
This year’s schedule consists of 22 matches, including 14 to be played in Florence. Francis Marion will again serve as the host of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament, April 24-26, at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center.