Lady Baron Lacrosse Players Receive IWLCA Academic Honors August 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Tracy McClelland, Emily Bedard and Margaret Gargulinski were named to the 2015 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Honor Roll Monday for their outstanding academic achievements. [read more]
Men's and Women's Track and Field to Join CSAC August 14, 2015 ASTON, Pa. – The Franciscan University men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams have recently accepted an invitation to be associate members of the Colonial States Athletic Conference and are now eligible for postseason competition, beginning notably with the Inaugural CSAC championship meet in May 2016. [read more]
Kelly Named Pre-Season Player of the Year; Lady Barons Tabbed at Top Team August 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Coming off the program’s first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship in 2014, the Franciscan University volleyball team has been selected to share the top spot with Penn State Altoona in the conference by the league’s coaches in the 2015 Pre-Season Poll while senior libero Sam Kelly has been named the 2015 Pre-Season Player of the Year. [read more]
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August 3, 2015 | Men's Soccer Herrmann Named Pre-Season Player of the Year; Barons Selected to Finish Seventh 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.
August 3, 2015 | Women's Soccer Barons Selected Third in AMCC; Dawyot Named Pre-Season Defensive POTY 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.
July 29, 2015 Albaugh Tabbed as Assistant Athletic Trainer STEUBENVILLE, Oh. – Director of Athletics, Chris Ledyard, has announced the hiring of Sarah Albaugh as the Assistant Athletic Trainer for Franciscan University of Steubenville athletics.
July 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball Vargo Takes Over Men's Basketball Program 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.
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.
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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