2018 Franciscan Softball News

  • Lady Barons Split with Hilbert on Senior Day
    April 21, 2018
    STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan softball team celebrated its lone graduating senior, Lindsey Finch, with an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference doubleheader split with Hilbert on Saturday.
  • Lady Barons Sweep D'Youville
    April 14, 2018
    STEUBENVILLE – After moving the games from Buffalo to its home field, the Franciscan softball team faced an unusual occurrence of batting as the away team. The break in tradition didn’t faze the Lady Barons as they completed the doubleheader sweep of D’Youville, Saturday.
  • Lady Barons Drop Doubleheader on a Pair of Walk Offs
    April 11, 2018
    CRESSON, Pa. – The Franciscan softball team dropped an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference doubleheader on a pair of walk offs Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Barons dropped the first game 6-5 before falling in the night cap, 2-1.
  • Lady Barons Fall to Behrend Behind Late Inning Rally
    April 06, 2018
    STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan softball team dropped its Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opening doubleheader after a late-game rally by Penn St.-Behrend, Friday afternoon. The Lady Barons fell 10-2 in the opening game before surrendering the nightcap, 12-10.
  • AMCC Academic All-Conference Announced
    April 04, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, NY – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference has announced the 2017-18 Academic All-Conference team and Franciscan University has placed 109 student-athletes on the team.
  • Walker Announces Schedule Changes
    March 24, 2018
    STEUBENVILLE - Head coach Jim Walker has announced several schedule changes for the Franciscan softball team. 
  • Lady Barons Split with Waynesburg
    March 23, 2018
    WAYNESBURG, Pa. – The Franciscan softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with Waynesburg, Friday afternoon. The Lady Barons fell 8-0 in the opening game before rebounding for a 4-2 win in the nightcap.
  • Effertz Named ECAC South Pitcher of the Week
    March 20, 2018
    DANBURY, Conn. - Sophomore Jayln Effertz earned her second weekly honor in as many days as she was named the ECAC South Pitcher of the Week, Tuesday afternoon. 
  • Softball Sweeps Weekly Awards
    March 19, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, NY – Franciscan softball swept Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s weekly awards as sophomores Jayln Effertz and Dennise Carrazco were named the Pitcher and Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Lady Barons Split Final Day of Spring Break
    March 16, 2018
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC – The Franciscan softball team split their final two games of the annual spring break trip to Myrtle Beach. The Lady Barons dropped a close 2-0 contest to Albertus Magnus before shutting out Brooklyn, 10-0, in their final game of the week.
  • Softball Drops Two Games on Third Day of Spring Break
    March 15, 2018
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC – The Franciscan softball team suffered a pair of losses on the third day of the Lady Barons annual spring break trip. Franciscan fell to St. Joseph (Conn.) 10-2 in the opening game before suffering a 9-1 loss to Wesley to wrap up the day.
  • Lady Barons Post a Pair of Shut Outs on Day Two of Spring Break
    March 14, 2018
    SOUTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC – The Franciscan softball team picked up another full day sweep as the Lady Barons defeated Alfred State 12-0 in the opening game before blanking Keystone 5-0 in the afternoon contest, Wednesday.
  • Softball Sweeps First Day of Spring Break
    March 13, 2018
    SOUTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The Franciscan softball team opened the 2018 season with a sweep of Clarks Summit, Tuesday. The Lady Barons won the first game with an impressive 11-1 five-inning win before completing the sweep with a 12-2 five-inning victory. 
  • Softball Schedule Changes
    March 09, 2018
    STEUBENVILLE - Head Coach James Walker has announced a pair of schedule changes for the 2018 softball season. 
  • Lady Barons Picked Seventh in Preseason Poll
    February 23, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, NY - In the annual preseason coaches poll of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference coaches, the Franciscan softball team was picked to finish seventh in the conference, as announced by the league Friday morning.
  • Walker Announces Summer Softball Camp
    February 07, 2018
    STEUBENVILLE - Franciscan softball head coach Jim Walker has announced a one-day softball camp on June 18. 
  • Softball Helps out at Miracle League
    January 24, 2018
    STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan softball team worked with the Miracle League of the Ohio Valley throughout its fall this year and the season wrapped up just before Thanksgiving.
  • Walker Announces Incoming Class
    June 07, 2017
    STEUBENVILLE – Head softball coach James Walker has announced the incoming student-athletes who will make up the class of 2021 for the Lady Barons.