Jones Named All-Academic Scholar Athlete for Second Straight Year February 27, 2013 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Baron runner Bill Jones was named an All-Academic Scholar Athlete by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2012 cross country season. [read more]
Watch Bill Jones and Nicole Krajewski run at the NCAA Finals November 17, 2012 TERRE HAUTE, IN - Watch live streaming of the Cross Country National Champions as Franciscan's own Bill Jones and Nicole Krajewski run for the schools first ever national title. http://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2012/11/17 [read more]
Jones 1st, Krajewski 13th in Regional Finals November 10, 2012 ANDERSON, IN - Baron runner Bill Jones and Lady Baron runner Nicole Krajewski both qualified for the national championship meet through their performances in the Great Lakes Regional meet. Jones won the men's race, while Krajewski finished 13th. [read more]
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October 27, 2012 | Men's Cross Country FUS Wins Men's & Women's Individual Conference Titles EDENSBURG, Pa. - Franciscan runners Bill Jones and Nichole Krajewski finished in first place of the AMCC Championships in men's and women's cross country. Both the Baron and Lady Baron cross country teams finished in second overall.
October 13, 2012 | Men's Cross Country Jones Wins Again, Team Prepared for Championship OBERLIN, Ohio - The Oberlin Intra-Regional Rumble was a day of personal bests for Franciscan cross country. Senior runner Bill Jones won the meet, shattering his personal, and program best time by 45 seconds.
September 30, 2012 | Women's Cross Country Men's and Women's XC Both Place Third at Mt. Aloysius Invitational CRESSON, Pa - Despite missing many of their top runners who were resting after running in the All-Ohio Championships the day before, both the men's and women's cross country teams place in third at the Mt. Aloysius Invitational.
September 29, 2012 | Men's Cross Country Bill Jones Finishes as Fastest Runner in the All-Ohio Meet CEDARVILLE, Ohio - Senior runner Bill Jones won the All-Ohio Championship against runners from Division I, II, and III schools all across the state of Ohio. The women's Cross Country Team also placed well with the top 4 women's runners, posting their best times of the season.
September 22, 2012 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Teams Utilize Depth to Finish Strong STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - FUS Cross Country traveled to Latrobe, Pa. for the St. Vincent College Invitational and earned fourth place finishes for both the men's and the women's teams.
September 14, 2012 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Team Shines as Bill Jones Sets New Record SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Both the Baron's and Lady Baron's cross country teams put of strong performances at the National Catholic Championships at Notre Dame. The highlight of the meet was the performance of Bill Jones. The senior finished in second to a Division I runner, breaking the school record by 27 seconds.
September 1, 2012 | Men's Cross Country Jones Wins; Team's Show Promise at Wooster Invite WOOSTER, Ohio - Baron cross country runner Bill Jones finished in first place at the Wooster Invite, setting the pace for what could be a legendary season for the senior runner. Three women's runners placed within the top ten in the non-scoring race.
February 21, 2012 | Men's Cross Country Cross Country Adds Academics to Its Successes NEW ORLEANS – The season may be over, but the accolades are still coming for the men and women of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s cross country teams. The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recently announced its scholar athletes and teams for the 2011 year.
November 10, 2011 Top XC Runners Earn All-Conference Team Honors STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan University and Penn State Behrend’s cross country teams know each other well; the two schools are each other’s top contenders at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships every year. And the AMCC dually notes the talent in the naming this year’s all-conference teams.
November 19, 2011 | Men's Cross Country XC Runner Bill Jones Makes Franciscan History WINNECONNE, Wis.— Franciscan University of Steubenville experienced history in the making Saturday afternoon as junior cross country runner, Bill Jones, competed at the NCAA Division III National Championship. Since Franciscan earned full Div. III membership this summer, Jones is the first ever Franciscan cross country runner or student-athlete to advance this far in competition.
November 18, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Jones to Make Debut For Barons At NCAA XC Championship STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Franciscan University of Steubenville will be represented at the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championship for the first time this Saturday; junior Bill Jones will travel to Winneconne, Wis. for the 8K race.
November 12, 2011 | Men's Cross Country XC Team Finishes Strong: Jones Moves On to Nationals OBERLIN, Ohio — The top seven runners from Franciscan University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional meet Saturday morning. As leaders of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Franciscan was prepared for the challenging race.
November 3, 2011 Runners Honored for Championship Performance STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Receiving the honor of Player of the Week is not unusual for cross country runners Nicole Krajewski and Bill Jones. It is the third time for Krajewski and the fourth for Jones to be recognized by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference for outstanding performances this season.
November 2, 2011 Jones and Krajewski Earn Repeat ECAC Honors CENTERVILLE, Mass.—Franciscan University’s Nicole Krajewski and Bill Jones have caught the eye of many this season, displaying superb athleticism at every meet. The cross country runners were recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference a second time this season for their outstanding performances at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference cross country championships.
October 29, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Men's Cross Country Earns Runner-Up at AMCC Championship GRAND ISLE, N.Y. – It was a successful championship again for the Franciscan University of Steubenville cross country teams Saturday morning, as the women earned the championship title for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference for the fourth consecutive year, and the men's team placed second behind Penn State Behrend.
October 18, 2011 AMCC Honors XC Top Performance at Rumble STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—After leading their team to victory over rival Penn State Behrend at Oberlin College’s Inter-Regional Rumble Saturday, Bill Jones and Nicole Krajewski have again been named Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference runners of the week for their astounding performances.
October 15, 2011 | Men's Cross Country XC Teams Beat Rival at Inter-Regional Rumble OBERLIN, Ohio— Franciscan University’s cross country teams competed Saturday morning in the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College. It was a strong finish for both the men and the women, as Bill Jones led the Barons to 22nd place out 34 for the 8K and Nicole Krajewski led the Lady Barons to a 16th out of 33 in the 6K.
October 9, 2011 It’s a Homecoming in More Ways Than One STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – From across the Franciscan University of Steubenville campus the cross country team’s cheer of “Ave Maria” was heard. It is the way they start every race.
October 5, 2011 ECAC Announces Top XC Performers for the Week CENTERVILLE, Mass.—Franciscan University’s cross country runners Bill Jones and Nicole Krajewski receive more recognition for their performances this week as the Eastern College Athletic Conference honors both as runners of the week for the Division III South Region of the conference.
October 5, 2011 Jones & Krajewski Continue to Top AMCC STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Bill Jones was honored as Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference player of the week for the third time this season along with his Lady Barons teammate Nicole Krajewski, honored for the second time this season.
October 1, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Runners Hone Skills at Pitt-Greensburg Invite GREENSBURG, Pa.— Franciscan University’s men and women’s cross country teams competed Saturday morning at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Invitational at the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds. The men’s team came in sixth place out of the nine teams competing in the 8K, while the women placed fourth out of twelve teams for the 6K race.
September 30, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Franciscan XC Faces Top Teams at All-Ohio Championship CEDARVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University of Steubenville’s top cross country team runners competed Friday afternoon at the All-Ohio Championship, running against Division I, II, and III teams. The men’s team finished 25th out of 45 teams, while the women placed 29th out of a total of 47 teams.
September 24, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Solid Performance for XC at St. Vincent Invitational LATROBE, Pa.—The Franciscan University of Steubenville cross country team earned a solid spot at the St. Vincent Invitational meet Saturday morning. The men came in fourth out of nine and the women sixth out of 11. The top five runners for the Barons and the top seven runners for the Lady Barons did not compete, resting up for the All-Ohio Championship next Friday, Sept. 30.
September 20, 2011 Seeing Double: Two Take Home Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Two Franciscan fall athletes earned Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference player of the week honors this week for their outstanding play. Junior volleyball player Anna Cain and junior cross country runner Bill Jones took home the award for the week of September 19.
September 16, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Strong Showing for XC at National Catholic Championship NOTRE DAME, Ind.—Franciscan University’s Baron cross country team placed 23 out of 31 and Lady Barons placed 23 out of 33 at the University of Notre Dame’s 32nd annual National Catholic Championship this Friday, competing with schools from all NCAA divisions.
September 3, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Franciscan Cross Country Starts Season Strong NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Franciscan University of Steubenville's men's and women's cross country teams both placed third out of 13 teams at the Westminster Invitational, beginning the new season on a positive note and revealing some strong new runners.
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.
July 12, 2011 | Men's Cross Country Sign Up! 4th Annual Roggensack 5K Run/3K Walk STEUBENVILLE—Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Homecoming Weekend will be here before we know it, so now is the time to join runners and walkers from across the United States in participating in the fourth annual Roggensack 5K Run and 3K Walk on Saturday, October 8.
Baron Ruggers Advance to Third Straight Conference Championship October 20, 2012
Lady Baron Soccer Takes on D'Youville on Senior Day October 13, 2012
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