Pontarelli, Randall Honored by AMCC and University June 20, 2011 Two Franciscan University seniors were honored at the conference and university level this semester. Track and field student-athlete Julie Randall and baseball player Anthony Pontarelli were recently named to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference All-Academic Team and honored by Franciscan with the FUS Kuzma Cup Award. [read more]
AMCC All-Conference Sportsmanship Team Announced June 15, 2011 The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced its 2010-11 All-Conference Sportsmanship Teams this week. Representing 11 sports, Franciscan University student-athletes were chosen by their teams for displaying good sportsmanship throughout the season. [read more]
Three Spring Athletes Named All-Conference May 18, 2011 As baseball moves on and softball just begins, Franciscan University student-athletes from each were honored by the conference Wednesday afternoon. The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced its 2011 All-Conference teams for the spring sports with Erin Gulick, Jacob Machado and Luke Starre making the cut. [read more]
One Final Game, One Final Win; Baron Baseball Finishes With Victory May 5, 2011 STEUBENVILLE—Eight years ago, the Franciscan University of Steubenville baseball program played its inaugural game against the Bethany College Bison. It was only fitting that on Thursday, in the program’s final game, the Bison came back to town. Using a late inning comeback, the Barons earned an 8-7 victory in front of the biggest home crowd they’ve seen all season. [read more]
Game 2 Highlight: Baron Defense Dishes Out a Triple May 2, 2011 STEUBENVILLE—In the first game of the afternoon, the Franciscan University Barons trailed 8-0 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, but they managed to squeeze seven runs into that tiny timeframe. The Barons could not complete the comeback, however, and fell 9-7. Continuing on, the Barons dropped game two of Monday’s doubleheader versus Mount Aloysius College by a wider margin of 8-1. [read more]
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April 30, 2011 | Baseball Mavericks Top Barons in Doubleheader TORONTO, Ohio—The Baron baseball team dove deep into its bench to try and find consistency Saturday afternoon as the team fell to the visiting Mavericks of Medaille College, 14-3 and 5-4. The games were played at Toronto High School due to scheduling conflicts at Vaccaro Field.
April 29, 2011 | Baseball Barons Drop Doubleheader to St. Vincent College STEUBENVILLE—The Franciscan University Barons baseball team played the first doubleheader of the final home stretch of the season against St. Vincent College on Friday afternoon. The Barons squandered a 5-1 lead to drop game one 7-5, and could only muster up three hits in game two as they fell 10-2.
April 26, 2011 | Baseball Baron Baseball Faces Third One-Point Loss BETHANY, W.Va.—After nine innings, two rain delays, and one close call, the Bethany Bison defeated the Franciscan University Barons 4-3 in a nonconference match-up. Due to inclement weather, the teams were only able to play game one of the scheduled doubleheader.
April 20, 2011 | Baseball Barons Victim to Late Game Heroics by Greensburg BUTLER, Pa.—The Franciscan University Barons traveled to Pullman Park Wednesday afternoon to finish up the final two innings of a suspended first game of a doubleheader with the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. The game was postponed three weeks ago due to snow in Steubenville with Greensburg leading 5-2. The Panthers ended up taking both games by one run, the first 7-6 and the second 3-2 in eight innings.
April 17, 2011 | Baseball The Barons Come Alive in Split with Hilbert STEUBENVILLE—The Franciscan University Barons baseball team unleashed 31 runs in an afternoon doubleheader split with the Hilbert College Hawks on Sunday. The Barons took game one easily from the Hawks 23-6, and despite a late comeback, fell to Hilbert in game two, 10-8
April 13, 2011 | Baseball Franciscan Loses to Top-Seeded La Roche PITTSBURGH—The Franciscan University of Steubenville baseball team faced a tough battle Wednesday afternoon, taking on Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference leader La Roche College after three days off the field. The Barons struggled in a stagnate performance against the Red Hawks, losing 9-1 and 9-2.
April 9, 2011 Franciscan Hosts Successful Annual Kloska Community Day STEUBENVILLE—When asked what her father would have thought about the community event held on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in his honor, AnnaMarie Kloska said, “The first thing he probably would have said would have been: ‘What can I do to help?’” That statement encapsulates Robert J. Kloska.
April 9, 2011 | Baseball Barons Come Up Short On Kloska Day STEUBENVILLE—It was the fifth annual Kloska Community Day at Franciscan University on Saturday, and despite the Barons dropping both games 6-1, 8-7 to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, game two of the afternoon brought some exciting baseball to Vaccaro Field.
April 7, 2011 Athletes Named to AMCC Academic All-Conference The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced Thursday that 670 varsity team members from its 10 member institutions have been named to the 2010-11 Academic All-Conference Team. Franciscan University of Steubenville represents 96 student-athletes on the team.
April 7, 2011 | Baseball Franciscan Splits With AMCC-Powerhouse Altoona ALTOONA, Pa.—Coming off a sweep of D’Youville College on Sunday, the Franciscan University Barons traveled to Penn State Altoona Thursday afternoon. The Lions sat at No. 2 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference entering the day with a 13-4 overall record and a 4-0 mark in the AMCC, but in the second game of the afternoon the Barons handed the home team their first conference loss of the year.
April 3, 2011 | Baseball Parsons Goes Yard; Barons Sweep D’Youville STEUBENVILLE—The Franciscan University baseball team picked up their first two conference wins of the year on Sunday in a doubleheader sweep of the D’Youville College Spartans. The games were originally scheduled to be played at D’Youville, but an unplayable field forced the Spartans to Franciscan’s Vaccaro Field. The Barons clinched easy victories, winning game one 15-4, and game two 10-3.
March 30, 2011 | Baseball Baseball Games Today Postponed STEUBENVILLE--Snow forced the Baron baseball team to postpone the rest of its doubleheader today versus the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. Game one sits in the top of the fifth with Pitt-Greensburg leading 5-2.
March 26, 2011 | Baseball Barons Drop Two to Behrend STEUBENVILLE—The Franciscan University Barons baseball team hosted the Penn State Behrend Lions for its first home doubleheader of the year on Saturday. They dropped a close first game in eight innings by a score of 4-3, while also falling to the Lions in the second game of the day by a wider margin of 21-3.
March 19, 2011 | Baseball Barons Catch a Rhythm at Dodgertown Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Baron baseball team returned from spring training in Florida with some experience and a win under its belt. Franciscan traveled down to the Vero Beach Sports Village, formerly Dodgertown, for a week of baseball against other teams from across the country.
February 26, 2011 | Baseball Baseball Opens Up Season vs. Rio Grande RIO GRANDE, Ohio—Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Baron baseball team opened up the 2011 season at Rio Grande University in doubleheader action on Saturday. The Barons dropped both games 11-0, 4-1 to the Red Storm.
February 26, 2011 | Baseball Baseball Approaches Season with High Expectations Franciscan University’s baseball team is ready to roll for the 2011 season. The Barons will be competing again in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference as provisional members of the NCAA Div. III. Fifth-year head coach Dr. Robert Marrow is focused on the season with high expectations.
Senior Captain Lacey Huck Scores 1000th Career Point November 15, 2014 On November 15th, 2014 the Lady Barons Basketball faced Bethany College at home. At 8 minutes left in the first half #15 senior, Lacey Huck, scored her 1000th career point. In 2011 to 2012 Huck scored 292 points in the season, 2012-2013 was 375, and 2013-2014 was 329. This came to a total of 996 points going into the game against Bethany College. Huck scored a total of 17 points in the game vs Bethany College.
Herrmann, Link, and Kelly NCAA Post-Match Press Conference November 13, 2014 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Head Coach Kelly Herrmann and juniors Dani Link and Samantha Kelly in the post-match press conference after their loss in the NCAA Tournament.
Volleyball Senior Highlights Amy O'Keefe and Jackie Zucco November 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio--Franciscan University's Lady Baron Volleyball senior highlights. Setter and right hitter Amy O'Keefe, number 6, is co-captain with right hitter Jackie Zucco, number 14. Senior night was held on October 29th home vs. Mt. Aloysius College. O'Keefe played strong ending the night with 25 assists. Zucco also played well finishing with 13 digs.
Lady Baron Volleyball Grabs Win on Homecoming Weekend October 4, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio--Lady Baron Volleyball plays Medaille on homecoming weekend on October 4th, 2014. After loosing the first set the manage to make a comeback and win the game 3-1.
Tribute Video to Coach Hank Kuzma September 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio --Legendary, Franciscan University basketball coach, Hank Kuzma passed away at age 86 on Saturday, September 13th. Kuzma led his team to win 56 home games in a row and in 1958 the Barons were named Number One Small College Basketball Team in the U.S. He was involved in every capital campaign Franciscan directed and was an instrumental part of the University. This footage is from 1955 of the NAIA Tournament in Kansas City. [no sound]
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