Barons Continue to Achieve Success in Track and Field April 12, 2014 NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Franciscan University men's and women's track and field had another all around successful day at the Westminster Invitational. [read more]
Contributions From Many Members Lead Track and Field to Success April 5, 2014 BETHANY, W.V.—The Franciscan University track and field teams competed well in its third meet of the season with strong performances from many various members of the team. [read more]
Baugher and Almeida Lead Track & Field in First Meet March 22, 2014 CALIFORNIA, Pa. – Franciscan track & field started their season well with multiple top-ten finishes for the Lady Barons and a new school record for the men's team. [read more]
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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.
August 6, 2013 | Men's Track Franciscan Sprints Coach Competes in Senior Olympics CLEVELAND, Ohio–Assistant Coach Jack Thornton competed in the 2013 National Senior Games from July 23-31, placing 6th in the nation in Triple Jump
April 25, 2013 | Men's Track Video: Bill Jones Wins the College 5k at the Penn Relays PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The full 12.5 laps from Bill Jones' historic win in the college 5k at the 2013 Penn Relays.
April 6, 2013 | Men's Track Brian Tullier Throwing at Bethany College Video of Brian Tullier throwing at Bethany college back in April. During this meet, Tullier broke his previous personal best, throwing 12.00 meters.
June 3, 2013 | Men's Cross Country Krajewski, Jones Named 2013 John Lemal Award Winners STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan Athletics has named the winners of the second annual John Lemal, Director of Athletics Award given to the school's most valuable athletes. Senior runner Bill Jones and junior runner Nicole Krajewski won the award.
May 25, 2013 | Men's Track A Shoeless Bill Jones Runs to 2nd Place in 5K LA CROSSE, Wis. - Despite losing his left shoe on races second lap, Bill Jones ended his brilliant career at Franciscan with a second place finish in the 5K at the NCAA Championships.
May 23, 2013 | Men's Track Bill Jones Becomes First Baron All-American LA CROSSE, WI - With a 6th place finish in the 10K, senior runner Bill Jones became the first Franciscan University athlete to make an NCAA All-American team.
May 22, 2013 | Men's Track Bill Jones Looks to Make History at NCAA Championships STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Baron runner Bill Jones will run in two events at the Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships this Thursday and Saturday.
May 17, 2013 Jones and Cain win Kuzma Cup STEUBENVILLE OH–Seniors Bill Jones and Anna Cain won the Franciscan University Kuzma Cup award on Wed. May 8 2013. The Kuzma Cup is given to one male and one female senior athlete who exemplifies excellence on the field and in the classroom.
May 10, 2013 | Men's Track Track Team Celebrates Successful Season with New School Records MEADVILLE, Pa. - In their last team meet of the season, Franciscan University track & field finished strong in the unscored Allegheny College Gator Invitational.
April 27, 2013 | Men's Track Multiple PR's Set in Meet at Behrend ERIE, Pa. – It was a quick day for the Franciscan University track team who represented themselves in impressive fashion at Penn State Behrend. Multiple runners broke their personal best marks making the Barons look dominant in pristine weather conditions.
April 26, 2013 | Men's Track Jones Wins Heat of Penn Relays College 5k, Finished 9th Best PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Franciscan University runner Bill Jones won his heat, the college heat, of the Division I 5k race at the Penn Relays to place ninth out of 82 overall male 5k runners with a time of 14:19.81. Jones knocked five seconds off his previous record of 14:24.78 and is currently ranked third in the nation in Division III in this event.
April 20, 2013 | Men's Track Baron Track and Field Fights the Elements in Baldwin Wallace Meet BEREA, Ohio - A windy, snowy day made for a tough meet, as Baron and Lady Baron Track & Field ran at the Baldwin Wallace Sparky Adams Invitations. Despite the bad weather, the teams were still able to grow and place well.
April 14, 2013 | Men's Track Baugher Close to ECAC Mark, Others Set PRs for Baron Track NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - With star Bill Jones watching and waiting to run at a Division I meet, a number of Baron and Lady Baron runners stepped up and gave impressive performances at the Westminster Invitation.
April 14, 2013 | Men's Track Bill Jones Makes Division III History at Division I Meet LEWISBURG, Pa. - Senior runner Bill Jones became the second fastest runner in the history of NCAA Division III outdoor track & field with his amazing performance at a Division I meet at Bucknell University.
April 6, 2013 | Men's Track Barons Shatter Records; Jones First in Nation April 6, 2013 BETHANY W.V.- The Franciscan University Track and Field team set new records at the Bethany Invitational today. Key performers include Bill Jones, Jack Kaiser, and Jacob Baugher. Jones' 1500 meter time places him first in the nation.
March 23, 2013 | Men's Track First Track and Field Meet a Success; Jones qualifies for Penn-Relays CALIFORNIA, Pa.â The Franciscan University track and field team broke several school and personal records at the California University of Pennsylvania Early Bird Meet, their first outdoor meet of the season. Although the meet was un-scored, FUS athletes set benchmarks for the rest of the season.
May 24, 2012 | Men's Track Bill Jones is No. 15 in the Country CLAREMONT, Calif. – “Our motto this year was a quote by St. Francis,” said Franciscan University’s head track and field coach Vince Oliver. “‘Brothers and sisters: Let us begin for up until now we have done nothing.’ So I looked at Bill (Jones) before the race and said, ‘let us begin.’” Jones went on to place 15th in the nation at the 2012 NCAA Div. III Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Thursday, May 24.
May 24, 2012 | Men's Track Bill Jones Heads to the National Championship STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Bill Jones is at again. The junior runner for Franciscan University made school history this past fall, becoming the first student-athlete to compete at the national postseason level. Now Jones is headed Claremont, Calif., to compete in the 10K run at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship this Thursday.
May 18, 2012 | Men's Track Track Breaks Records at ECAC Championship TROY, N.Y. – Over the weekend, four members of Franciscan University’s Baron track team competed in the 2012 ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship, the largest number of Franciscan track and field student-athletes to ever compete in the postseason championship.
May 11, 2012 | Men's Track Gator Invite Shows Strong Finish for Track & Field MEADVILLE, Pa.—Friday brought a strong regular season finish for Franciscan University’s track and field at the 6th Annual Allegheny College Gator Invitational. With three new school records and several athletes earning personal bests, the invite displayed the team’s season of hard work
April 21, 2012 | Men's Track Sparky Adams Highlights Successful Season BEREA, Ohio — Franciscan University’s track and field team braved bad weather once again this Saturday at Baldwin Wallace College's annual Sparky Adams Invitational. Despite temperatures in the low 40s, over half of the team achieved personal records in one or more events.
April 14, 2012 | Men's Track Franciscan Sets New Team Records At Westminster Invitational WESTMINSTER, Pa.—The Franciscan University track and field team continued to show improvements at the Westminster Invitational Saturday with the men’s team placing 10th out of 15 teams with 28 points and the women’s team placing 10th out of 14 with 23 points.
March 31, 2012 | Men's Track New PRs for Track Team at Washington & Jefferson WASHINGTON, Pa.—Despite unseasonably brisk weather, the Franciscan University track and field team pushed themselves to a new level of competition on Saturday at the Washington and Jefferson Invitational, securing two new school records and eleven personal bests.
March 24, 2012 | Men's Track Track Takes Great Strides at Bill Van Horne Invitational WHEELING, W.Va.—The Franciscan University track and field team continued to make vast improvements, both from a personal standpoint and as a team Saturday at the Bill Van Horne Invitational hosted by Wheeling Jesuit University. The men’s team came in 14th place out of 18 schools with 23 points. Although the women’s team placed 21 out of 21, several athletes on the women’s team achieved personal bests.
March 20, 2012 | Men's Track Good Weather Brings Out Baron Best Grove City, Pa.— Temperatures in the mid-80s and virtually no head wind at Tuesday's Grove City Mini-Invite proved valuable starting blocks for the first outdoor track and field meet of the season. Although the meet was unscored, Franciscan University's athletes held nothing back, pushing themselves to achieve several personal bests and school records.
February 18, 2012 | Men's Track First Track Meet of the Season: Franciscan Shows Promise BEXLEY, Ohio —The Franciscan University of Steubenville's track and field team participated in its first meet of the season, the Rick Meindl Last Call indoor track competition on Saturday. While the event was considered a preseason scrimmage for the team, the Barons and Lady Barons proved themselves up to the challenge, finishing 11th and 12th out of 13 teams with 30 and 16 points, respectively.
August 17, 2011 Presenting the Newly Redesigned Baron Von Steubie Presenting the newly redesigned Baron Von Steubie Athletics logo for Franciscan University of Steubenville. Explore the primary mark, wordmarks and ligatures, and read about the research and inspiration behind it all. Designs by John Hartwell of Hartwell Studios.
July 25, 2011 Franciscan Athletics Enters Exclusive Adidas Contract STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Franciscan University of Steubenville Athletics and Adidas have entered a three year agreement that will provide exclusive footwear and apparel for all Baron teams beginning this 2011-12 academic year.
May 19, 2011 | Men's Track Two Franciscan Athletes Compete at ECACs BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Two of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s top track and field athletes competed in the Eastern College Athletic Conference championship this Thursday at Moravian College. Clinching qualifying times during the season, senior Kailey Gotta and sophomore Bill Jones both ran in the 5,000 meter race and placed midrange out of about 30 runners.
May 13, 2011 | Men's Track Allegheny Invite Proves Tough Competition for FUS MEADVILLE, Pa. – Franciscan University of Steubenville’s track and field team participated in the fifth annual Allegheny College Gator Invitational on Friday. This was the final meet for most of Franciscan’s athletes and turned out to be very competitive for everyone involved, especially since it was the last chance for athletes to qualify for the Eastern College Athletic Conference competition.
April 23, 2011 | Men's Track Track & Field Breaks Records at Sparky Adams BEREA, Ohio–Franciscan University of Steubenville’s track and field team competed on Saturday at the Sparky Adams Invitational held at Baldwin Wallace College’s George Finnie Stadium. Both the Barons and Lady Barons performed exceptionally, with multiple runners and throwers breaking school and personal records.
April 16, 2011 | Men's Track Franciscan Track & Field Take On Westminster Invite NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.—Amidst a heavy rainfall, Franciscan University of Steubenville’s track and field team competed at the Westminster College Invitational this Saturday. The Barons placed 10th out of 11 teams with 14 points and the Lady Barons 11th out of 13 with nine points.
April 9, 2011 | Men's Track New School Records for Track at John Homon ALLIANCE, Ohio—It was a successful Saturday at the University of Mount Union John Homon Open for Franciscan University of Steubenville’s track and field team. Breaking school records and setting a multitude of personal bests, the track and field team certainly had an exciting meet.
April 2, 2011 | Men's Track Franciscan Track Competes at W&J Invitational WASHINGTON, Pa.—Franciscan University of Steubenville track team joined 19 other universities in competing at the Washington and Jefferson College’s Sixth Annual Invitational on Saturday. Notching only six points, the Barons placed 17th out of the 19 schools while the Lady Barons placed 16th out of 18 schools with a total of 11 points.
March 26, 2011 | Men's Track Bill Van Horne Invitational Shows 3K Success WHEELING, W.Va.—The Franciscan University Barons hit the road this weekend for their first outdoor meet of the season at the Bill Van Horne Invitational. Head coach Vince Oliver reported that, despite the challenge of the cold weather, the team persevered and did very well.
February 19, 2011 | Men's Track First Track Meet Shows Bright Season Ahead BEXLEY, Ohio—Franciscan University of Steubenville’s track and field team headed to their first competition of the season on Saturday, taking part in the Rick Meindl Last Call indoor track competition at Capital University. Showing a promising start for this spring, the Lady Barons finished sixth out of 14 teams with 38 points and the Barons placed 11th out of 16 with 19 points.
May. 19, 2014
2013-14 Varsity Awards Ceremony
Apr. 19, 2014
Track at Baldwin Wallace
Apr. 17, 2014
Track at Westminster Invitational
Apr. 6, 2014
Track at Bethany College
Mar. 30, 2014
Track at Marietta Invitational
Mar. 26, 2014
Track at California University of Pennsylvania
May. 24, 2013
Bill Jones at the NCAA Championships
May. 15, 2013
Baron Track & Field @ Allegheny Gator Invite
Apr. 28, 2013
Baron Track & Field @ PSU-Behrend Invitational
Apr. 25, 2013
Bill Jones @ Penn Relays
Apr. 20, 2013
Barons Track & Field @ Baldwin Wallace Sparky Adams Invitational
Apr. 13, 2013
Baron Track & Field @ Westminster Invitational
Apr. 6, 2013
Baron Track & Field @ Bethany Invitational
Mar. 23, 2013
Baron Track & Field @ Cal. U of Pa. Early Bird Invitational
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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