2011 Men's Soccer News

November 10, 2011
A Season of Perseverance for Young Baron Soccer
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio –It was a season of perseverance for Franciscan University Baron soccer as the 2011 roster came together with many new, young players. With a season wrap of 1-8 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference and a 2-14 overall record, the Barons knew that 2011 was a time for building a strong foundation for the future.

November 9, 2011
Tommy Allen Named to Third Team All-Conference
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The fall was a time of growing pains for Baron soccer, as the young team developed its foundation for the coming seasons. But the veteran leadership of Tommy Allen did not go unnoticed by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The senior was named to the Third Team All-Conference by the AMCC Tuesday afternoon.

October 25, 2011
Soccer Splits Senior Day; Bowers Gets a Goal
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—It was Senior Night for the Franciscan University soccer program as the men's and women's teams hosted the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. Despite being up 2-1 at the beginning of the second half, the men relinquished their lead in the second half to lose 4-2. The women, however, were able to post a shut-out victory over the Lady Bobcats, 5-0.

October 22, 2011
Two Close Games for Soccer Versus D’Youville
BUFFALO, N.Y.—The Franciscan University soccer teams traveled to Buffalo on Saturday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference doubleheader with the D'Youville Spartans. Despite both teams playing hard, they each lost by just one goal: the men losing 2-1 and the women falling 1-0.

October 19, 2011
Strong Day for Soccer Despite Missing Players
Cresson, Pa.—Franciscan University’s soccer teams traveled to take on the Mount Aloysius Mounties for doubleheader conference play Wednesday afternoon. Although they were missing a few players, the Lady Barons were able to defeat the Mounties 3-0, while the Mounties defeated the Barons 3-2.

October 15, 2011
Field Changes and a Defeat for the Barons
St. Clairsville, Ohio—Too much rain on their home fields sent Franciscan University’s soccer teams to St. Clairsville to challenge University of Pittsburgh at Bradford for doubleheader conference play Saturday afternoon. The Bradford Panthers defeated the Barons 4-1 and the Lady Barons 2-1.

October 11, 2011
Lost Momentum Means a Doubleheader Defeat
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio —Franciscan University's soccer teams hosted Penn State Altoona for doubleheader conference play Tuesday afternoon. Sitting at number four in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference in men's and women's play, the Altoona Lions defeated the Barons 2-0 and the Lady Barons 3-2.

October 8, 2011
Men’s and Women’s Soccer Lose to Lions
ERIE, Pa.—Franciscan University’s soccer teams traveled to the Family First Sports Park on Saturday afternoon to challenge the Penn State Behrend Lions. The Barons lost in the first game of the afternoon to the Lions 6-3, while the Lady Barons subsequently lost 1-0.

October 1, 2011
Doubleheader Win for Franciscan Soccer
STEUBENVILLE—As the freezing rain took over Steubenville Saturday afternoon, Franciscan University’s soccer teams stormed the fields to win a conference doubleheader against the Hilbert College Hawks. The Barons beat the Hawks 2-0, while the Lady Barons also earned a 2-0 victory.

September 28, 2011
Barons Capture Better Offense Despite 3-2 Defeat
STEUBENVILLE – Franciscan University men’s soccer team fell to the Washington & Jefferson College Presidents 3-2 in its home game Wednesday evening.

September 26, 2011
Barons Struggle to Create Offense, Fall to Pioneers
STEUBENVILLE – Franciscan University men’s soccer team played the Pioneers of Malone University Monday evening, losing the game 5-0. The Barons now sit 1-7 overall.

September 24, 2011
Soccer Falls in First Conference Doubleheader
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Franciscan University’s soccer teams traveled to Medaille College Saturday evening to take on the Mavericks in their first conference game of the season, coming home with a loss for both the men and the women. The Lady Barons lost to the Mavericks 2-0, while the Barons fell 4-0.

September 20, 2011
Barons Rally in Second Half for 3-2 Win Over Bethany
STEUBENVILLE – Franciscan University’s Baron soccer team hosted the Bethany College Bison Tuesday evening, winning their first game of the season, 3-2. The Barons now hold a 1-4 season standing overall.

September 17, 2011
Soccer Split Scores; Lady Barons Bring Home Win
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – Franciscan University’s soccer teams traveled to Geneva College Saturday evening, challenging the Golden Tornadoes and splitting the double header, bringing home a win of 4-1 for the Lady Barons and a loss of 5-0 for the Barons.

September 14, 2011
Barons Lose to Lords
STEUBENVILLE – Franciscan University's Baron soccer team played at home on Wednesday evening, losing the game 0-3 to the Kenyon College Lords.

September 10, 2011
Soccer Splits Doubleheader
NEW CONCORD, Ohio—Franciscan University’s soccer teams traveled to Muskingum University Saturday afternoon to take on the Muskies, splitting the doubleheader. The Lady Barons defeated the Muskies 3-1 with a hat trick by Ali Moravsky, while the Barons fell 6-0.

September 3, 2011
Soccer Falls to Waynesburg
STEUBENVILLE—The Franciscan University of Steubenville women’s soccer team was coming off of its season opening victory as they hosted Waynesburg University on a hot and muggy Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Lady Barons, they could not make it two straight wins as they were downed by the visiting Lady Yellow Jackets, 3-1. In the first game of the afternoon, the Baron men were shut-out by Waynesburg in their season-opener, 5-0.

August 31, 2011
Soccer Has a Goal for the Season
STEUBENVILLE—With the men’s and women’s soccer season starting up later this week, head coach Johann Marin foresees a challenging schedule and training regimen as the best preparation for conference competition.

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