2015-16 Furman Headlines

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    July 05, 2016
    196 Furman Student-Athletes Named To SoCon Academic Honor Roll A total of 196 Furman student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which the league released today.
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    June 29, 2016
    Furman Baseball To Sponsor Youth Instruction, High School Prospect Camps Starting July 11 Furman University Baseball will sponsor both Youth Instruction Camps and a High School Prospect/Skills Camp this summer, it has been announced.
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    June 28, 2016
    Furman Places 36 On Spring Academic All-Conference Team Furman placed 36 athletes on the Southern Conference Spring Academic All-Conference Team, as announced this week by the league office.
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    June 20, 2016
    Furman Athletics Fashions Stellar 2015-16 Furman University’s 2015-16 athletic year proved to be its best in over a decade as evidenced by the school’s 92nd place finish among 294 NCAA Division I qualifying schools in Learfield Sports’ Director’s Cup competition.
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    June 15, 2016
    Will Gaddis Lands ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Honors Furman pitcher Will Gaddis has been named to 2016 Atlantic-American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-Region Second Team, it was announced today.
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    June 10, 2016
    Furman's Ron Smith Resigns Ron Smith has announced his resignation following 23 seasons as head coach of Furman University’s baseball program.
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    June 10, 2016
    Furman's Gaddis To Make Cape Cod Baseball League Debut Today Furman’s Will Gaddis will make his Cape Cod Baseball League starting debut today when the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox open the 2016 summer season against the Wareham Gateman in a 5:00 p.m. contest at Red Wilson Field in South Yarmouth, Mass.
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    June 08, 2016
    Furman's Richards Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Furman outfielder Jabari Richards has been named to the 2016 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team, it was announced today by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, which selects the squad.
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    June 07, 2016
    Furman's Gaddis Named May SoCon Pitcher Of The Month Furman pitcher Will Gaddis has been named Southern Conference Pitcher of the Month for May, the league announced today.
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    June 01, 2016
    Furman Athletics Announces Staff, Coach Promotions Furman University Director of Athletics Mike Buddie has announced promotions for a number of staff members and one coach, effective immediately.
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    May 31, 2016
    Furman Women Win SoCon All-Sports Race; Paladin Men Take Second The Furman women’s athletic programs have won the race for the Southern Conference’s all-sport trophy, while the Paladin men took second place, the highest cumulative finish in the history of the Paladin athletic programs. The Germann Cup and Commissioner’s Cup are awarded annually to the Southern Conference schools fielding the league’s best all-around women’s and men’s sports programs, respectively.
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    May 29, 2016
    Furman's Gaddis, Crawford Named To SoCon All-Tournament Team Furman’s Will Gaddis and Jake Crawford were named to the Southern Conference Baseball All-Tournament Team, it was announced today following the championship game.
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    May 28, 2016
    Samford Blanks Furman, 2-0, In SoCon Tournament Elimination Game Jared Brasher pitched six strong innings and got all the run support he would need from a Jordan Fucci second inning home run to help No. 6 seed Samford blank No. 4 seed Furman, 2-0, in a Southern Conference Tournament elimination game Saturday afternoon.
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    May 27, 2016
    Furman Outslugs, Eliminates UNCG In SoCon Tournament, 15-10 Jabari Richards, Deon Sanders, and Griffin Davis homered and Furman’s bullpen delivered five crucial innings of shutout baseball to help the No. 4 seed Paladins claim a 15-10 victory over No. 3 seed UNCG in a Southern Conference Tournament elimination game Friday evening at Fluor Field.
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    May 26, 2016
    Furman Falls To Mercer In SoCon Tournament, 6-1 Kevin Coulter pitched a complete game and Kyle Lewis hit a two-run first inning home run to propel Mercer past Furman, 6-1, in a Southern Conference Tournament winner’s bracket game Thursday evening at Fluor Field.
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    May 25, 2016
    Gaddis, Furman Blank ETSU In SoCon Tourney Opener, 3-0 Will Gaddis pitched a complete game, four-hit shutout to power Furman to a 3-0 victory over East Tennessee State in the Southern Conference Tournament opening game for both teams Wednesday morning at Fluor Field.
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    May 23, 2016
    Furman To Face ETSU Wednesday Morning In SoCon Tournament Opener Flush from a strong regular season finish, Furman’s baseball team will look to extend its momentum when it opens Southern Conference Tournament play against ETSU on Wednesday. First pitch at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville is set for 9:00 a.m.
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    May 23, 2016
    Furman's Gaddis, Richards Reap SoCon Pitcher, Freshman Of The Year Honors Furman’s Will Gaddis has been named 2016 Southern Conference Pitcher of the Year and outfielder Jabari Richards accorded SoCon Freshman of the Year honors in separate balloting by league coaches and media, it was announced today.
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    May 22, 2016
    Furman's Gaddis Named SoCon Pitcher Of The Week Furman’s Will Gaddis has been named Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week, the league announced today.
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    May 21, 2016
    Furman Claims Series Win Over Wofford With Twinbill Split Jordan Simpson and Deon Sanders homered to power Furman to a 5-1 victory over Wofford in the first game of a Saturday Southern Conference doubleheader at Latham Stadium.
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    May 20, 2016
    Friday Furman-Wofford Baseball Rescheduled As Part Of Saturday DH, 10:00 AM First Pitch Due to wet conditions, Friday's Furman-Wofford baseball game has been rescheduled as part of a Saturday doubleheader beginning at 10:00 a.m., Paladin head coach Ron Smith has announced.
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    May 19, 2016
    Gaddis, Furman Blank Wofford, 2-0 Will Gaddis threw seven shutout innings and a pair of relievers backed it up to help Furman shut out Wofford, 2-0, in the opening game of a three-game Southern Conference series Thursday evening at Latham Stadium.
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    May 18, 2016
    Furman To Open Three-Game SoCon Series Thursday Versus Wofford With seedings up for grab for seven of the league’s nine teams heading into next week’s Southern Conference Tournament at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville, Furman and Wofford will open a three-game series on Thursday at Latham Stadium. First pitch is set for 6:00 p.m.
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    May 15, 2016
    Quarles Pitches Furman Past VMI, 3-1 Matthew Quarles pitched seven innings of two-hit baseball to help Furman earn a 3-1 win and series victory over VMI in Southern Conference action Sunday afternoon at Gray-Minor Stadium.
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    May 14, 2016
    Furman Clubs VMI, 15-4 Furman broke open a tight game following a rain delay and backed up its strong offense with solid relief pitching en route to a 15-4 victory over VMI in the second game of a Southern Conference series Saturday afternoon at Gray-Minor Stadium.
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    May 13, 2016
    VMI Downs Furman, 10-6 VMI scored four first inning runs and never looked back on the way to a 10-6 victory over Furman in the opening game of a Southern Conference baseball series Friday afternoon at Gray-Minor Stadium.
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    May 12, 2016
    Furman To Battle VMI In SoCon Weekend Road Series Winners of eight of its last 10 games, including back-to-back Southern Conference series, Furman’s baseball team travels to Lexington, Va., to face VMI in its final regular season road series beginning with Friday’s 4:00 p.m. opener at Gray-Minor Stadium.
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    May 10, 2016
    Two-Out Ninth Inning Rally Lifts Furman Past UNC Asheville, 4-3 Matt Towarnicky’s bap hop single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning scored two runs to cap an improbable three-run rally that lifted Furman to a 4-3 victory over UNC Asheville in baseball action Tuesday evening at Greenwood Field.
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    May 09, 2016
    Furman To Play At UNC Asheville Tuesday Coming off a Southern Conferencea series victory over Western Carolina, Furman’s baseball team steps out of league play Tuesday to take on UNCA at the Bulldogs’ Greenwood Baseball Field. First pitch is set for 6:00 p.m.
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    May 09, 2016
    Furman's Gaddis, Sanders Sweep SoCon Weekly Awards Furman pitcher Will Gaddis and first baseman Deon Sanders combined to sweep Southern Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week honors, the league announced Monday morning.
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    May 08, 2016
    Western Carolina Avoids Furman Sweep, 10-4 Western Carolina belted three home runs and got strong pitching from Korey Anderson to beat Furman, 10-4, in the finale of a Southern Conference baseball weekend series Sunday at Latham Stadium.
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    May 07, 2016
    Furman Graduation Day Walk Starts Early With Walk-Off Victory Over WCU, 9-8 Jordan Simpson’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Jabari Richards from second base to give Furman a 9-8 walk-off victory and Southern Conference baseball series win over Western Carolina on Saturday afternoon at Latham Stadium.
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    May 06, 2016
    Furman Home Run Barrage, Gaddis Complete Game Beat Western Carolina, 11-4 Deon Sanders homered twice, part of a five five-home barrage, and Will Gaddis pitched his second complete game of his career to power Furman to an 11-4 victory over Western Carolina in the opening game of Southern Conference baseball series Friday evening at Latham Stadium.
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    May 05, 2016
    Paladins To Open Three-Game Series Friday Versus Western Carolina Winners of four straight Southern Conference games, Furman’s baseball team will look to continue its run of success this weekend when it plays host to Western Carolina in a three-game series beginning with Friday’s 6:00 p.m. opener at Latham Stadium.
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    May 04, 2016
    Clemson Escapes Furman In 11 Innings, 7-6 Seth Beer lined a two-out RBI single down the left field line to score Chase Pinder in the bottom of the 11th inning to give Clemson a 7-6 victory over Furman in baseball action Wednesday evening at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
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    May 03, 2016
    MacLatchie Named Furman ScanSource April Student-Athlete Leader Of The Month Furman baseball player Andrew MacLatchie has been named ScanSource Student-Athlete Leader of the Month for April, it has been announced.
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    May 03, 2016
    Furman Looks To Extend Winning Streak Wednesday At Clemson Riding a season long five-game winning streak, Furman’s baseball team will look to extend its late season momentum when it makes the short drive Wednesday to face Clemson, its oldest rival, at the Tigers’ Doug Kingsmore Stadium. First pitch set for 6:30 p.m.
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    May 01, 2016
    MacLatchie, Furman Take Broom To The Citadel, 4-1 Andrew MacLatchie belted a two-run home run and Matthew Quarles pitched six innings of effective baseball to help Furman beat The Citadel, 4-1, and complete the three-game series sweep in Southern Conference baseball action Sunday afternoon at Joseph P. Riley Park.
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    April 30, 2016
    MacLatchie, Overton Power Furman To Doubleheader Sweep Of The Citadel: 9-6, 12-7 Andrew MacLatchie hit his first home run of the season to help Furman claim a 9-6 victory over The Citadel in game one of a Saturday doubleheader, and Sky Overton went 4-for-5 and scored four runs in a 12-7 triumph in game two to complete the Southern Conference baseball twinbill sweep at Joseph P. Riley Park on Saturday.
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    April 29, 2016
    It's Furman-Citadel Baseball In Charleston This Weekend Furman’s baseball team hits the road for its fourth weekend road series this month when it travels to Charleston to take on The Citadel in the annual renewal of the SoCon’s oldest rivalry, beginning with a 1:00 p.m. Saturday doubleheader and concluding with a 1:00 p.m. Sunday contest at Joseph P. Riley Park.
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