Former Patriot Outfielder in FMU Mathematics in Industry Speaker Series

Former Patriot Outfielder in FMU Mathematics in Industry Speaker Series

Francis Marion University graduate ('10) and former Patriot outfielder Alex Lee spoke on Feb. 13 as part of the FMU Mathematics in Industry Speakers Series.

The title of his talk was "The Actuarial Profession."

Lee is an associate actuary at Colonial Life and Accident Insurance in Jacksonville, Fla., and a a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries.  At FMU, he graduated summa cum laude with B.S. degree in mathematics and a perfect 4.00 grade point average.

A native of Blythewood, S.C., Lee transferred to Francis Marion in 2009 from Clemson University.  He played two seasons for the Patriots, posting a .330 batting average in 99 career games with 86 runs scored, 21 doubles, six triples, eight home runs, and 63 runs batted in.  He also registered a .422 on-base percentage and seven outfield assists.  He helped lead FMU to a pair of NCAA Division II Tournament appearances, and in 2010 garnered ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America honors.