The Best of the Barons #1: Barons Tennis Wins AMCC Champs August 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A dramatic win in the AMCC Championship game puts men's tennis at the top of our Best of the Barons list. [read more]
First Fr. Mike Scanlan Tennis Tournament a Rousing Success July 25, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The first year of the Fr. Mike Scanlan Tennis Tournament was played on July 19 & 20 and set a strong foundation for future tournaments. [read more]
Fr. Mike Scanlan Tennis Tournament To Restart in 2014 June 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – In honor of President Emeritus Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, Franciscan University of Steubenville is bringing back the tennis tournament that bears his name. [read more]
Men's Tennis Sweeps AMCC First Team All-Conference May 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Baron tennis took both the AMCC Coach of the Year and Player of the Year Awards as well as sweeping the First Team All-Conference honors. [read more]
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May 9, 2014 | Men's Tennis Barons Battle In NCAA Tournament Loss LEXINGTON, Va. – In their second consecutive NCAA Tournament, Franciscan men's tennis lost to North Carolina Wesleyan College 5-0 to end their season.
April 27, 2014 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Wins AMCC Championship Title In Tight Match ERIE, Pa.—The Baron tennis team played down to the wire in the AMCC Championship match, tying it up at 4-4 with one match left to be the deciding factor. In the end the Barons held onto their undefeated conference record and won against Pitt. Greensburg, 5-4.
April 26, 2014 | Men's Tennis Baron Seniors Stand Out In Tennis Semi-Final Sweep ERIE, Pa. – The AMCC semi-finals came and went quickly for Baron Tennis with Franciscan sweeping Penn St. - Altoona 5-0.
April 13, 2014 | Men's Tennis Tennis Finishes Regular Season with Shutout STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–The Baron tennis team finished out their regular season by sweeping Penn. State Behrend 9-0.
April 12, 2014 | Men's Tennis Staniszewski and Quiza Lead Baron Tennis in Roller Coaster Match OBERLIN, Ohio – Franciscan men's tennis team almost pulled off a miraculous comeback against Oberlin College after falling 3-0 in doubles play.
April 11, 2014 | Men's Tennis Jarzynka Honored as ECAC and AMCC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio– Tennis captain Paul Jarzynka was honored as ECAC and AMCC Player of the Week for his performance against Bethany, Pitt. Greensburg, and Pitt. Bradford, going nearly undefeated, 26-1
April 10, 2014 | Men's Tennis Slow Start Sinks Baron Tennis Against Tough Non-Conference Foe MEADVILLE, Pa. – Some tight play from the Barons early in their match against Allegheny College set the tone as FUS men's tennis lost to the Gators 9-0.
April 10, 2014 | Men's Tennis Jarzynka Makes Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, OH–Baron tennis player, Paul Jarzynka was honored by the AMCC for his performance.
April 8, 2014 | Men's Tennis Jarzynka and Quiza Hang Tough for Baron Tennis in Loss STEUVENVILLE, Ohio – Baron tennis played an intentionally tough non-conference opponent in The College of Wooster and showed their skills despite an 8-1 loss.
April 5, 2014 | Men's Tennis Barons Come One Match Shy of Sweeping Two Teams in One Day STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A busy day for Baron Tennis saw Franciscan beat two conference opponents including a 9-0 sweep of Pitt. - Greensburg, a team previously tied with FUS for the conference lead.
April 1, 2014 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Sweeps Bethany College in Home Opener STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – On one of the first beautiful days of the Steubenville spring season, Baron tennis put on a beautiful display, defeating Bethany College 9-0 at home.
March 29, 2014 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Sweeps Mt. Aloysius for Third AMCC Win ALTOONA, Pa. – Franciscan men's tennis continued their success in conference play with a dominant 9-0 sweep of Mount Aloysius College.
March 28, 2014 | Men's Track Jarzynka Honored as Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The AMCC honored senior tennis player Paul Jarzynka as Player of the Week
March 22, 2014 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Battled Bad Weather and Tough Competition in Loss ALLIANCE, Ohio – Despite wins in No.1 doubles and No.1 singles, Baron tennis couldn't fill out the rest of the scoresheet with wins, as Franciscan lost to undefeated Mount Union 7-2.
March 21, 2014 | Men's Tennis Men's Tennis Sweeps Altoona 9-0 ALTOONA, Pa.– The Men's Tennis team had a decisive victory over conference opponent Penn. State Altoona, 9-0. Senior Paul Jarzynka swept both of his no. 1 singles games, 6-0,6-0.
March 13, 2014 | Men's Tennis Strong Matches from Jarzynka; Quiza, Not Enough for Baron Win CLERMONT, Fla. – Despite a strong game from their no.1 doubles team, the Barons tennis team lost to DII opponent Palm Beach Atlantic 9-0
February 28, 2014 | Men's Tennis Despite a Win in Second Doubles, Barons Come up Short CANTON, Ohio–FUS Men's Tennis fell to Malone University 6-2 despite a win from second team doubles, Zachary Quiza and Joeseph Stainszewski.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Cruises In First Match of Spring Season BUFFALO, Ny. – Franciscan men's tennis started off their spring season with clear sweep and a conference win as they defeated D'Youville College 9-0.
October 5, 2013 | Men's Tennis Men's Tennis Finishes Fall With Two Challenging Matches OBERLIN, Ohio – Baron tennis finished their intentionally challenging non-traditional season with away games against Carnegie Mellon University and Oberlin College.
September 20, 2013 | Men's Tennis Marathon Match Gives Baron Tennis Experience Despite Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - It took four and a half hours to decide the match between Franciscan men's tennis and the University of Mount Union. The Raiders eventually defeated the Barons 5-4.
August 29, 2013 The Best of the Barons #1: Shoeless Bill Jones is An All-American STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The top moment in the 2012-13 season of Baron Athletics goes to Bill Jones for a national championship performance that will stand in school history for decades.
June 10, 2013 | Men's Tennis Men's Tennis Wins Peak Performance Award The Franciscan University Barons Men's Tennis team was awarded the Peak Performance award by the AMCC. This Academic Honor is given to the team with the top cumulative GPA in their respective sport.
May 11, 2013 | Men's Tennis Barons Fall to No. 2 Ranked Lords in NCAA Tournament GAMBIER, Ohio - The Baron's magical run came to an end as Franciscan men's tennis lost to no. 2 ranked Kenyon College 5-0 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
May 10, 2013 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Wins First NCAA Tournament Game Ever! GAMBIER, Ohio - Franciscan men's tennis became the first team in school history to play in and win and NCAA Tournament game. The Barons defeated Elizabethtown College 5-1 in the first round of the tournament.
May 7, 2013 | Men's Tennis NCAA Announces Tennis Championship Schedule STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Baron tennis is scheduled to play Elizabethtown College on Friday, May 10 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships.
May 1, 2013 | Men's Tennis Barons Sweep Individual Awards, Dominate All-Conference STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced its men’s tennis end of the season awards and All-Conference teams on Monday, with Franciscan University dominating the field.
April 26, 2013 | Men's Tennis Lacayo Wins AMCC Player of the Week After Championships STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Just a day after his team won the AMCC Championship for the second time in three years, Leonel Lacayo was named the AMCC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for his performance during the championship tournament.
April 21, 2013 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Wins AMCC Title, Moves on to NCAA's WEXFORD, Pa. - Franciscan men's tennis beat defending champion Penn St. - Behrend 5-2 to win the Allegheny Collegiate Mountain Conference and become the first FUS team sport to advance to NCAA post-season play.
April 20, 2013 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis to Play for AMCC Championship Tomorrow WEXFORD, Pa. – The Franciscan University men’s tennis team’s winning streak continued into the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference post season tournament as they beat the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, 5-0. After their victory, the Barons will have less than 24 hours prepare to take on Penn State Behrend for the AMCC Championship.
April 18, 2013 | Men's Tennis Jarzynka Named Player of the Week for Second Straight Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The accolades continue to pile up for Baron tennis sophomore captain Paul Jarzynka, as the Allegheny Mountain College Conference named him Player of the Week for the second straight week.
April 13, 2013 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Finishes Conference Season Undefeated STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan men's tennis swept D'Youville College 9-0 to finish their season with a perfect record in conference play.
April 12, 2013 | Men's Tennis Men's Tennis Wins Fourth Straight STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- Continuing their four game winning streak, the Franciscan University Barons fought through the cold and windy weather to beat Westminster, 8-1. The Barons won all singles matches and first and second doubles, but the third doubles team fell to the Titans.
April 11, 2013 | Men's Tennis Barons Blank DII West Virginia State for Third Straight Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Coming off of their biggest win of the season against Penn State Behrend, the Franciscan University Barons headed home to battle Division II West Virginia State. The Barons pulled out their third victory in a row after beating the Yellow Jackets 9-0. FUS is now 7-5 overall and hold a 6-0 record in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
April 9, 2013 | Men's Tennis Jarzynka Named AMCC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Sophomore team captain Paul Jarzynka was named Player of the Week for men's tennis by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
April 7, 2013 | Men's Tennis Tennis Clinches Top Spot in AMCC Championships ERIE, Pa. - Redemption. That was the motivation for the Franciscan University menÃ¢â¬â¢s team who beat reigning Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference champions Penn State-Behrend, 7-2, to claim the number one spot in the AMCC.
April 6, 2013 | Men's Tennis Men's Tennis Stays Undefeated With Sweep of Bradford BRADFORD, Pa. -- Coming into their second game in two days, the Franciscan University menâs tennis team beat AMCC opponent the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, 9-0. This marks the first match since their trip to Florida where the Barons competed in favorable weather. Franciscan took advantage of the conditions and cruised to victory while being led by Assistant Head Coach Shannon Irvin.
April 5, 2013 | Men's Tennis Barons Battle Elements in Loss to Allegheny MEADVILLE, Pa. â After winning three matches in a row, the Franciscan University menâs tennis team fell to Allegheny College 8-1. The Barons had not played a match for 10 days and it was apparently difficult for them to shake off the rust in 30-degree weather.
March 26, 2013 | Men's Tennis Barons Take Schedule Change in Stride, Beat Bison BETHANY, W. Va. – In a last-minute scheduling change for the Franciscan University men’s tennis team, the Barons traveled to Bethany College with a roster of only six players to play a match that was supposed to be played on March 30. The light roster did not affect the men, however, as the Barons beat the Bison, 7-2.
March 24, 2013 | Men's Tennis Tennis Blanks Mt. Aloysius at Neutral Site WHEELING, W. Va. – Weather implications kept the Franciscan University men’s tennis team from once again playing in front of a home crowd. This marks the third home game in a row where the Barons had to change their match location. FUS beat Mount Aloysius College 9-0 on indoor courts in Wheeling, West Virginia.
March 17, 2013 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Wins Despite Moving Home Opener to Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH, Pa. - In their first home match of the spring 2013 season, Franciscan men's tennis was forced to move the match to indoor courts in Pittsburgh but was still able to defeat conference opponent Penn State Altoona 8-1.
March 13, 2013 | Men's Tennis Match vs. Top 25 NAIA Team Gives Baron Tennis Expereince CLERMONT, Fla. - In a match-up against Northwood University, a team ranked in the top 25 in the NAIA, Baron tennis gained a valuable experience against a quality opponent despite a 9-0 loss.
March 12, 2013 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Takes One Point Against Division II Fow CLERMONT, Fla. - A Florida matchup against a Division II opponent resulted in a productive loss for Baron tennis. The team won one double match against Palm Beach Atlantic, lossing 8-1.
March 8, 2013 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Sweeps Singles Play, Beats Pitt-Greensburg BRADFORD, Pa. - After a close score following doubles play, Baron tennis swept Pitt-Greensburg in singles play, winning their second game of the spring season 8-1.
February 23, 2013 | Men's Tennis Barons Play Hard, Lose Season Opener BEREA, Ohio - The Franciscan University Barons lost 9-0 to Baldwin Wallace University in their season opener despite strong performances from captain Paul Jarzynka and junior Leonel Lacayo.
October 7, 2012 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Completes Non-Traditional Season STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- The Franciscan University men’s tennis team played John Carroll University side-by-side the Lady Barons at Belleview Park on Saturday. The boys lost 6-3, completing their nontraditional fall season with a 0-3 record.
May 17, 2012 Lynch’s Tennis Camps Bring Opportunity to Local Youth STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Tennis is a sport with few opportunities for development in the Ohio Valley. Franciscan University’s head women’s tennis coach Jenna Lynch wants to change that. With a new structure and plan, Lynch will offer tennis camps for boys and girls of all ages come June.
May 3, 2012 | Men's Tennis Season Review: Baron Tennis Shows Unified Success STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A mix of the old and the new brought the Franciscan University men’s tennis team to a 2012 season of multiple successes. With three new members joining the five returning sophomores—as well as a new head coach—the Barons made a smooth transition into becoming a team ready to win.
April 28, 2012 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Loses Last Match of 2012 BEREA, Ohio — Franciscan University’s Baron tennis team traveled to Baldwin-Wallace College Saturday afternoon to play its last match of the 2012 season. The Barons lost to the nonconference opponent 9-0, dropping to a 12-3 record on the overall season.
April 15, 2012 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Team is Runner-Up in AMCC WEXFORD, Pa. — The Franciscan University men’s tennis team secured runner-up in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference at the championship Sunday at Oxford Athletic Club. After being defeated by Franciscan in the 2011 season, Penn State Behrend won the championship for the fourth time in five years.
April 12, 2012 | Men's Tennis Barons Win Last Regular Season Match STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Franciscan University Baron tennis team finished its regular season play with a 6-3 win over nonconference opponent Saint Vincent College Thursday afternoon. The team ends with a 10-2 overall season and a 6-0 undefeated season in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
April 3, 2012 Robau Earns AMCC Player of the Week Steubenville, Ohio — With an undefeated 6-0 record in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Franciscan University men’s tennis team continues to be recognized by the AMCC for its players' performances. This week, Brian Robau is player of the week.
April 3, 2012 | Men's Tennis Tennis Team’s Winning Streak Broken GROVE CITY, Pa. — Franciscan University’s Baron tennis team fell to nonconference opponent Grove City College 7-2 Tuesday afternoon. This is the team’s first loss after a nine match winning streak. The team is now 9-2 on the overall season and finished undefeated in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference 6-0.
March 31, 2012 | Men's Tennis Baron Team Secures Undefeated Season in AMCC CRESSON, Pa. — Franciscan University’s men’s tennis team defeated Mount Aloysius College 9-0 on Saturday in its last conference match of the season, obtaining an undefeated record in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The Barons finish 6-0 in the AMCC and are now 9-1 on the overall season.
March 30, 2012 | Men's Tennis Barons Remain Undefeated in AMCC GREENSBURG, Pa. — Despite missing its top two players, the Baron tennis team continued its now seven-game winning streak on Friday over the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. The 8-1 victory gives the Barons a 5-0 record in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
March 28, 2012 Jarzynka Is No. 1 In A Few Different Ways STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Paul Jarzynka earned Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week for stepping up to the No. 1 singles position twice to help lead the Baron tennis team to two out of its three victories that week, and a 5-0 record on the season.
March 27, 2012 | Men's Tennis Tuesday's Match Was A Confidence Booster STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University's Baron tennis team defeated Bethany College 8-1 Tuesday afternoon furthering its undefeated record in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The Barons are now 5-0 in the AMCC and 7-1 overall on the season.
March 25, 2012 | Men's Tennis Tennis Team Continues to Hold Undefeated Record STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Both Franciscan University and Penn State Behrend went into Sunday’s match undefeated in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. However, only Franciscan ended the day undefeated, winning 5-4.
March 24, 2012 | Men's Tennis Tennis Home Opener Reveals Team Depth STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Franciscan University tennis team was victorious in its first home match of the season versus University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Saturday afternoon. The Barons record in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference is now 3-0 and 4-0 on the overall season.
March 20, 2012 | Men's Tennis Tennis Team Digs Deep to Secure Victory NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Despite the Franciscan University tennis team being without two of its top players, Brian Robau and Leonel Lacayo, it won its nonconference match against Westminster College 5-4 Tuesday afternoon. The Barons are now 3-0 on season and 2-0 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
March 17, 2012 | Men's Tennis Back From Spring Training, Barons Clinch Win ALTOONA, Pa. — The Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Baron tennis team set the pace for its season Saturday afternoon with an 8-1 win over Penn State Altoona. The 2011 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference champions are now 2-0 overall on the season and 2-0 in the AMCC.
March 10, 2012 | Men's Tennis Baron Tennis Looks To Defend Title In 2012 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio— The No. 1 Barons head to Florida Monday morning for a week of preseason preparation as they look to defend their 2011 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference title this season. The Franciscan University tennis team hopes to capitalize upon the strong foundation it’s built over the past two years.
Jul. 22, 2014
Fr. Mike Scanlan Tennis Tournament
May. 19, 2014
2013-14 Varsity Awards Ceremony
May. 10, 2014
Men's Tennis vs. North Carolina Wesleyan; NCAA Tournament
Apr. 28, 2014
Men's Tennis vs. Pitt - Greensburg: AMCC Finals
Apr. 26, 2014
Men's Tennis vs. Penn St. - Altoona: AMCC Semi-Finals
Apr. 13, 2014
Men's Tennis Vs. Penn State Behrend
Apr. 8, 2014
Men's Tennis vs Wooster
Apr. 5, 2014
Men's Tennis vs Bradford
Apr. 1, 2014
Men's Tennis vs Bethany College
Sep. 14, 2013
Men's Tennis Vs. Baldwin Wallace
May. 11, 2013
Baron Tennis vs. Kenyon College; 2nd Round of the NCAA Tournament
May. 10, 2013
Baron Tennis vs. Elizabethtown College: 1st Round of NCAA Tournament
Apr. 21, 2013
Baron Tennis vs. Penn State Behrend
Apr. 13, 2013
Baron Tennis vs. D'Youville
Apr. 12, 2013
Mens Tennis vs. Westminster
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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