Men’s soccer takes first home victory

Lillian Miller, Sports Writer

October 16, 2012

The fourth time was the charm for the Francis Marion University men’s soccer team, which won its first home match of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 2, with a 4-1 victory against the Pfeiffer UniversityFalcons (0-10-1). After...

Freshman shares how he fled Liberian Civil War

Lillian Miller, Sports Writer

November 30, 2011

Rhys “Figo” Nyanfor is a student with a story that is filled with war, loss and hope. Nyanfor is a freshman majoring in electronic engineering and plays for the Francis Marion University’s men’s soccer team. Nyanfor...

Soccer team drops season opener

Armand Broady, Sports Writer

September 7, 2011

FMU Head Men’s Soccer Coach Kevin Varnado may have a clearer idea of what to expect from his young club after a loss to the Eckerd College Tritons 3-1 on Thursday, Sept. 1, in the opening game of the 2011 campaign. With a...

Ben Miller talks cross-country

Aaron Gotter, Head Photographer

August 21, 2011

Past Francis Marion University cross-country team captain Ben Miller’s passion for running has influenced his life. Before Miller began to run for a cross-country team, he was a soccer player. He began playing soccer at a...

Hoekstra pursues her passions at FMU

Aaron Gotter, Head Photographer

April 14, 2011

Returning FMU starter Rebeccah Hoekstra began playing soccer when she was 10 years old after her parents decided put her in a Canadian house soccer league.  From that point on, she has been in love with the sport of soccer. Hoekstra...

Soccer player discusses life

Aaron Gotter, Head Photographer

March 2, 2011

Before the Francis Marion University spring soccer season begins, first year player Jeran Nanthakumar talked about his life growing up as well as his experiences playing soccer. On the FMU website, Nanthakumar is quoted as...

Soccer season disappoints

Tim Laurent, Sports Writer

November 17, 2010

On Nov. 2, the Patriot men traveled to Montevallo, Ala. for what would end up being their final game of the soccer season, as they took on the #24 ranked Montevallo Falcons. FMU would come up short, losing 2-0 in their first...

Women’s soccer struggles through rain, hosts FSA girls for halftime scrimmage

Hunter Deas, Copy Editor

October 6, 2010

The Francis Marion women's soccer team fell to the Charlotte 49'ers on Sunday, Sept. 26, in a game overshadowed by rain and marked by missed chances and near goals. The lone goal scored in the game came when Charlotte's junior...

Richeson shares his soccer background

Aaron Gotter, Head Photographer

October 6, 2010

All around the world sports have become an important form of inspiration and entertainment. Soccer is the most popular sport in the world with a fan base of 3.5 billion people. Soccer is played by more people around the world...