Herrmann Named Pre-Season Player of the Year; Barons Selected to Finish Seventh August 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Oh. – The Franciscan men’s soccer team has been selected to finish seventh in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference by the head coaches while sophomore forward Leo Herrmann has been tabbed as this season’s Preseason Player of the Year. [read more]
Barons Selected Third in AMCC; Dawyot Named Pre-Season Defensive POTY August 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Oh. - After finishing second in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference last season, the Franciscan University women’s soccer team is tabbed to finished third in the conference as voted on by the head coaches in the AMCC Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Leading the Lady Barons in their quest for an AMCC title will be senior Monica Dawyot as she was named the Pre-season Defensive Player of the Year. [read more]
Vargo Takes Over Men's Basketball Program July 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University of Steubenville has named longtime Weirton Madonna High School head boy’s basketball coach Georgo Vargo as its new head men’s basketball coach. Vargo succeeds John Lamanna who took over the program in 2011 and has accepted a position at Ave Maria University. [read more]
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July 17, 2015 Raskob Named New Sports Information Director STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Director of Athletics, Chris Ledyard, has announced Mary Raskob as the new Sports Information Director at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
June 10, 2015 Courtnell Drops Interim Tag as Rugby Head Coach STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Chris Courtnell will drop the interim tag for Baron rugby and will take on full responsibilities as Head Rugby Coach for Franciscan University.
June 3, 2015 Sports, Faith, and Franciscan: Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR at the Baron Club Dinner STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, President of Franciscan University of Steubenville, delivers the closing remarks and Benediction at the 2015 Baron Club Awards Dinner. More: www.franciscanathletics.com/baronclub
May 28, 2015 Jamie Dixon: 2015 Baron Club Dinner Keynote Address STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Jamie Dixon, Head Coach of the University of Pittsburgh Men's Basketball Program, delivered the keynote address at the 2015 Baron Club Dinner.
Franciscan NCAA Coaches Offer Summer Youth Camps STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Want to stay on top of your game and learn new skills from NCAA head coaches? Need something fun and productive for your kids over the long summer months? Sign up for Franciscan Athletics' Summer Sports Camps!
June 2, 2015 Franciscan Finishes In Second In AMCC President's Cup Standings STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan University finished second in the AMCC's President's Cup standings, tracking the conference school with the most athletic succes throughout the 2014-15 season.
June 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Baron Basketball Wins AMCC Community Service Award STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A series of exhibition games played at a local prison earned the Baron basketball program silver honors for community service in the AMCC.
May 19, 2015 Franciscan's Chris Ledyard Named Athletic Director of the Year STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Chicago-based organization Sports Faith International has named Franciscan's Chris Ledyard its Athletic Director of the Year and will induct him into their Hall of Fame.
May 8, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Loses in First Ever NCAA Appearance FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Franciscan women's tennis finished the best season in program history with its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, a 5-0 loss to MIT in the first round.
May 8, 2015 | Men's Tennis Sulak and Gallagher Take No. 2 Doubles In FUS NCAA Loss GAMBIER, Ohio – The 2015 Baron tennis season came to an end with a 5-1 loss to John Carroll University in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
May 6, 2015 | Softball Wesselman Named First Softball All-Conference Team Member STEUBENVILLE, Ohio?Senior Franciscan University softball player Hailey Wesselman was named AMCC First Team All-Conference following her successful season as third baseman and team captain of the young Lady Baron squad.
April 28, 2015 Baron Club Dinner to Feature Pitt Basketball Coach Jamie Dixon STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The 2015 Baron Club Dinner will feature University of Pittsburgh head basketball coach, Jamie Dixon, as one of Steubenville's favorite sons, ESPN's John Buccigross, returns to emcee.
May 6, 2015 | Women's Tennis Lady Barons Set to Play MIT In First NCAA Tournament Appearance STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Lady Baron tennis will play in its first NCAA Tournament on Friday, May 8 when they take on MIT at 12:30 p.m. in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
May 6, 2015 | Men's Tennis Barons to Play John Carroll University in NCAA Tournament STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Baron tennis will play in its third consecutive NCAA Tournament as they take on John Carroll University in the first round on Friday, May 8 at Kenyon College.
May 6, 2015 | Men's Tennis Men's Tennis Fills First Team All-Conference STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- Seven men's tennis players won First Team All-Conference awards with head coach Jeremy Ellis winning coach of the year and Zachary Quiza winning Player of the year.
Sports, Faith, and Franciscan: Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR at the Baron Club Dinner June 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, President of Franciscan University of Steubenville, delivers the closing remarks and Benediction at the 2015 Baron Club Awards Dinner. More: www.franciscanathletics.com/baronclub
Jamie Dixon: 2015 Baron Club Dinner Keynote Address May 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Jamie Dixon, Head Coach of the University of Pittsburgh Men's Basketball Program, delivered the keynote address at the 2015 Baron Club Dinner.
Baron Club Dinner 2015 March 27, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Jamie Dixon becomes the next in a long list of esteemed sports figures to join Franciscan athletics for its annual Baron Club Dinner.
Game Highlights: Baron Basketball Defeats Mt. Aloysius College February 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Highlights from the Baron's home win over Mt. Aloysius College on January 21, 2015.
Lady Barons Championship Banners Presentation February 19, 2015 Three Lady Baron squads won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference this past fall and were honored for their accomplishments in this Banner Presentation ceremony. The Lady Barons Tennis, Cross Country, and Volleyball teams are three of the many NCAA D-III athletic programs here at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Congratulations Lady Barons!
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