Lady Barons Win AMCC Honors; Delaney Named Coach of the Year March 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio Franciscan's women's basketball team culminated their most successful season to date, making their first playoff appearance in program history with three AMCC All-Conference Team members and head coach Suzy Delaney as Coach of the Year. [read more]
Schriner Steals Show in Lady Barons First Playoff Game February 24, 2015 GREENSBURG, Pa. - Freshman guard Sarah Schriner led the Lady Barons offense in their first playoff appearance of the new athletic era, on the road against Pitt.-Greensburg, losing 70-59 in the first round of the AMCC tournament. [read more]
Lady Barons Make Playoffs With Win Over D'Youville February 21, 2015 BUFFALO, N.Y. – A 52-39 win over D'Youville College launched Lady Baron basketball into its first post-season appearance in the modern era of the program. [read more]
Lady Baron Basketball Fights Through Loss to no. 1 La Roche February 18, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Franciscan women’s basketball was able to battle the no. 1 Redhawks of La Roche College for a full 40 minutes, ultimately losing 79-63 in the last home game of the year. [read more]
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| Women's Basketball FUS To Host First Round of OHSAA Girls Basketball Sectionals STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- Franciscan University will host the first round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association Girls Basketball Sectionals featuring several local teams.
February 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Honor Huck in Senior Day Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – FUS women's basketball honored senior captain Lacey Huck but suffered a difficult 76-62 point loss to conference opponent Medaille College.
February 11, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Win Puts Them In Line for Playoff Spot ALTOONA, Pa. – Iliana Gonzalez and the Lady Barons had the hot hand in an important 71-55 win over Penn St.-Altoona.
February 7, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons' Second Half Momentum Leads to Overtime Win Erie, Pa.—FUS women's basketball kept playoff hopes alive with an overtime win 61-54 against Penn St.-Behrend.
February 4, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Upset Greensburg to Regain Playoff Hopes STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—FUS women's basketball returned from a 12 point deficit to beat no. 2 conference team Pitt-Greensburg 64-60.
January 31, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fight Through Second Half Loss to Hilbert STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - FUS women's basketball fell behind at the end in a heartbreaking 69-67 loss to Hilbert College.
January 27, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Baron's Play Tough Defense In Loss to CMU STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A good first ten minutes didn't stay for the whole 40 minutes in a 63-37 Lady Baron loss to Carnegie Mellon University.
January 24, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Play Tight Game vs. Pitt.-Bradford BRADFORD, Pa. – Franciscan women's basketball stayed close with one of the AMCC's top teams but couldn't pull out a win, losing 73-63 to Pitt.-Bradford.
January 21, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall Prey to Tough Shooting Night STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – FUS women's basketball played well in most aspects of the game but couldn't seem to knock down shots in a 62-50 loss to Mt. Aloysius.
January 19, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall to no. 1 ranked AMCC team PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Franciscan women's basketball battled through a 85-52 point loss to La Roche College.
| Men's Basketball Franciscan to Partner with Local Women's Center for AIM Day STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Franciscan University will host its first ever AIM Day in partnership with the AIM Women’s Center of Steubenville to fundraise and raise awareness for women with unplanned pregnancies.
January 17, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Beat Medaille; Move to Fifth in AMCC BUFFALO, New York -Dawyot, Schriner, and Huck shone in the Franciscan women's basketball team win over conference opponent Medaille.
January 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Persevere through Altoona Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Rhodes' three-point shooting was not enough to combat Altoona's 30 free-throws in the Lady Barons' 73-63 point loss.
January 11, 2015 | Women's Basketball Huck Scores 23 As Franciscan Beats D'Youville College STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – After a disappointing loss just 23 hours earlier, Lady Baron basketball responded with a 74-62 win over D'Youville College.
January 10, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Strive for Mental Toughness in Kuzma Day Nail-Biter STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - In a close game with Penn St. Behrend, the Lady Barons struggled to convert shots into baskets, ultimately resulting in a 59-56 Kuzma Day loss
January 7, 2015 | Women's Basketball Second-Half Fire Not Enough in Lady Baron's Loss to Greensburg GREENSBURG, Pa.- Huck and Schriner put up a combined 34 points but were unable to hold Pitt-Greensburg in a 69-48 loss.
January 9, 2015 | Women's Basketball Lady Baron Baller Sarah Schriner Gets ECAC Honors STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Freshman basketball player Sarah Schriner was named ECAC Rookie of the Week for the week of December 21.
January 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball 7th Annual Kuzma Day to Honor Late Basketball Legend STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan University's 7th Annual Hank Kuzma Community Day, set for Saturday, January 10, takes on special significance as it celebrates the life of the late Baron Basketball coach Hank Kuzma.
December 31, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Win Fourth Straight With 61-44 Victory GENEVA, Pa. – Franciscan women's basketball beat Geneva College 61-44 to give FUS their fourth consecutive win.
December 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Shut Down Wooster STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - FUS women's basketball beat non-conference opponent Wooster College 66-53 in their last game before Winter Break.
December 13, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Finishes Ahead in Third Conference Game HAMBURG, N.Y. – Lady Baron basketball pushed aside post-finals exhaustion to win their second conference game of the season.
December 7, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Shoot Their Way to Victory STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—FUS women's basketball finished ahead against conference opponent Pitt-Bradford with high shooting percentages and positive performances from freshmen.
| Women's Volleyball Huck Scores 1,000 Points STEUBENVILLE, Ohio-Senior forward Lacey Huck became the first Lady Baron to score 1,000 career points in the team's first game of the season.
November 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Schriner Had Breakout Game In Lady Baron Loss WAYNESBURG, Pa. – Freshman guard Sarah Schriner scored 17 points and added 5 steals in Franciscan women's basketball's 75-64 loss to Waynesburg University.
November 19, 2014 | Women's Basketball Second Half Fire Falls Short for Lady Barons STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—FUS women's basketball warmed up in the second half but fill short just five points in their 58-53 loss to Chatham.
November 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Huck Scores 1,000th Point in Season Opener STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Senior forward Lacey Huck scored her 1,000th point in the Lady Baron's season opener against Bethany College.
September 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Legendary Coach Hank Kuzma Dies at 86 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Legendary Franciscan University of Steubenville basketball coach Hank J. Kuzma, 86, died Saturday, September 13, following a brief illness.
August 20, 2014 The Best of the Barons #1: Barons Tennis Wins AMCC Champs STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A dramatic win in the AMCC Championship game puts men's tennis at the top of our Best of the Barons list.
May 14, 2014 Register NOW for Franciscan's Summer Sports Camps STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Sign up now fro Franciscan's Summer Sports Camps, running through June and July!
March 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Huck and Gonzales Make AMCC Honors STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The AMCC honored Lacey Huck and Iliana Gonzales for their performances in the 2013-2014 women's basketball season.
February 22, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Close Season with Senior Night Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A quick start from freshman Katie Rhodes and an even effort from the whole team helped to give senior Helen Raines a win for her last Franciscan basketball game. The team defeated University of Pitt. – Bradford 64-58.
February 19, 2014 | Women's Basketball Despite a Strong Game from Raines, the Lady Barons Fall Short STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Good looks on offense and four three pointers from senior captain Helen Raines was not enough for the Lady Barons tonight, losing to conference opponent Mt. Aloysius College 59-49
February 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball 12 Points from Huck not Enough to Overcome Shooting Trouble BUFFALO, NY–In their last away game of the regular season, the Lady Barons fell victim to shooting trouble, falling to Medaille College 83-45. Despite these difficulties, junior Lacey Huck put away 12 points.
February 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall Despite Strong Attacks by Huck and Gonzales STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Despite an aggressive fight, the Lady Barons fell to LaRoche College by 10 points in the second half.
February 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Strong Defense not Enough for Lady Barons STEUBENVILLE Ohio– Despite a strong defensive effort and a back and forth second half, the Lady Barons fell to the Penn. State Behrend Lions 55-52.
February 3, 2014 | Women's Basketball Aggressive Second Half Almost Brings Lady Barons Back GROVE CITY, P.a. – A strong second half that saw the Lady Barons get to the free-throw line with regularity wasn't enough to overcome a first half deficit in a 63-51 loss to Grove City College.
February 1, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Baron Defense Falls Short in Loss BUFFALO, N.Y. - Despite an aggressive nine point run in the second half after being down 33-21 at half time, the Lady Barons couldn't overtake conference opponent D'Youville College losing 71-56.
January 29, 2014 | Women's Basketball 30 Points from Gonzales Push FUS into Overtime GREENSBURG, P.a. – Freshman guard Iliana Gonzalez put up 30 points and pushed Franciscan women's basketball into overtime against Pitt. - Bradford.
January 26, 2014 | Women's Basketball Poor Shooting Night Leads to Lady Baron Loss HAMBURG, NY – It was an off night for Franciscan women's basketball as the Lady Barons lost 69-54 despite 14 points and five assists from Helen Raines.
January 23, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Lose in Dramatic Fashion STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–In an emotional loss, the Lady Barons fell to the Penn State Altoona Lions 80-77. Despite the adversary, players Lacey Huck, Katie Rhodes, and Iliana Gonzales, all performed well.
January 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall to Mt. Aloysius CRESSON, PA –Poor shooting percentages and tough competition proved too much for the Lady Barons, losing to Mt. Aloysius 77-45
January 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Lose 63-50 To Medaille STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Franciscan started the game with a lot of energy, winning the tip off and being the first team to score. Then Medaille's 2-3 zone defense shut down the Lady's Barons attack leading to Franciscan losing 63-50.
January 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Second Half Energy Falls Short For Lady Barons PITTSBURGH, P.a. – Despite the Franciscan University women's basketball team attempt to comeback from a twenty point deficit they fell to conference opponent La Roche College 82-53.
January 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball FUS Clinches Nail-Biter Against Bradford BRADFORD, P.a. – In a nail biter against Pitt. Bradford, the Franciscan University Lady Barons came out on top with a final score of 65-63.
January 11, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Win By Second Greatest Margin In School History ERIE, P.a. – The Lady Baron basketball team played solid defense to gain their third win of the season against conference opponent Penn State Behrend. Controlling the flow of the game throughout the game the Franciscan team won 86-49 their second greatest margin of victory in school history
January 9, 2014 Kuzma Day to Feature Catholic High School Match Up STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The 6th Annual Hank Kuzma Community Day will feature a new local flair, with Weirton's Madonna High School and Steubenville's Catholic Central High School playing in Finnegan Fieldhouse.
January 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball New Players Help Lady Barons In Close Loss ALTOONA, Pa. – The addition of guard Monica Dawyot and an improving Dani Link helped Franciscan women's basketball to pull within three points late in the second half but the FUS couldn't close the gap losing to Penn St.-Altoona 67-60.
January 7, 2014 | Women's Basketball Huck Earns ECAC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Junior forward Lacey Huck was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference, Division III - Southern Region Player of the Week.
January 2, 2014 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Comeback for Second Win BETHANY, W.V. – Women's basketball gets second win after a close game against Bethany College, 82-78.
December 31, 2013 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fight Hard in Geneva Loss STEUBENVILLE, OHIO– Franciscan University women's basketball lost to Geneva College 58-46 after a strong second-half comeback in an adversity-filled game. Injuries, players unable to return, and new faces were all obstacles that the Lady Barons had to overcome in tonight's game. Lacey Huck, Dani Link, and Illiana Gonzalez all played a strong game
December 17, 2013 | Women's Basketball Two Double-Doubles Earns Huck AMCC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A strong performance over the weekend in two consecutive conference contests earned junior forward Lacey Huck conference Player of the Week.
December 15, 2013 | Women's Basketball Franciscan 5 Almost Win With No Subs STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – With an early injury bringing Franciscan women's basketball's roster down to just five players, FUS pushed through and almost pulled off a gutsy win, losing 59-55 to D'Youville College.
December 14, 2013 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Bag First Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio– The Lady Barons basketball team won their first game of the season against Hilbert College 84-72. Strong performances came from Cassandra Gomez and Lacey Huck
December 4, 2013 | Women's Basketball Return of Point Guard Almost Enough to Get Lady Barons a Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A healthy Rara Gomez, and a game that was close throughout didn't finish Franciscan's way as FUS lost to Pitt–Greensburg 70-57.
November 23, 2013 | Women's Basketball Limited Roster Catches Up With Lady Barons in Second Half STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Despite an impressive first half performance, only having six healthy players was too much for Franciscan women's basketball to overcome as they lost to the College of Wooster 82-63.
November 16, 2013 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Stay Postive Despite Loss To Carnegie Mellon PITTSBURGH, Pa - Franciscan left the Doubletree Classic without wins but left with more experience for their young roster.
November 15, 2013 | Women's Basketball Lady Baron Basketball Kicks Off Season with Loss PITTSBURGH, PA – The Lady Barons' young basketball team kicked off their season with a loss to a tough Oberlin College opponent 98-64 in the Carnegie Mellon University Doubletree Classic. Strong performances came from team captain Lacy Huck and freshman Lauren Shaffer.
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 18, 2013 | Women's Basketball Experience Franciscan University Women's Basketball STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Head coach Suzy Delany and team captain Lacey Huck show what it means to be a part of the Lady Baron basketball program.
May 3, 2013 FUS Launches New Website for Summer Sports Camps STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Baron athletics has launched a new website for their summer sports camps through SDI Camps. The site has all the up-to-date information on all Franciscan sports camps, including registration.
March 5, 2013 | Women's Basketball Huck Earns Second Team All-Conference Honors STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Sophomore forward Lacey Huck was named Second Team All-Conference by the AMCC for the 2012-13 women's basketball season. Huck was Newcomer of the Year and Third Team All-Conference in 2011-12.
February 16, 2013 | Women's Basketball Pitt-Bradford Hands Lady Barons a Loss in Final Game BRADFORD, Pa - A courageous effort from Helen Raines and solid play off the bench by Sarah Prosser weren't enough for Franciscan women's basketball to overcome Pitt-Bradford, as FUS lost 69-45.
February 13, 2013 | Women's Basketball Late Free Throws Sink Lady Barons CRESSON, Pa - Strong offensive performances from guards Helen Raines and Hannah Flannagan weren't enough for the Franciscan women's basketball team to take down Mt. Aloysius College, as FUS lost to the Mounties 64-49.
January 26, 2013 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall in OT Again Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team fell to the D’Youville College Spartans in overtime 62-58. This was the team’s second game to go into overtime in the past four days, as Franciscan fell to Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday.
January 23, 2013 | Women's Basketball Huck Notches Double-Double; Lady Barons Fall in OT Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team fell to University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in overtime this Wednesday, 61-56, at home in one of the most exciting games of the season.
February 9, 2013 | Women's Basketball FUS Women Spoil Halftime Lead STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Despite taking a three point halftime lead against one of the conferences best teams, the Franciscan women's basketball team couldn't keep the momentum going, as they lost to Medaille College 60-46.
February 6, 2013 | Women's Basketball Lady Baron Basketball Struggles Against Top AMCC Team PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A fourth straight double-double for team captain Lacey Huck wasn't enough to overcome the top ranked team in the conference as Franciscan women's basketball lost to LaRoche College 74-44.
February 2, 2013 | Women's Basketball Steller 3-point Shooting Sink Lady Barons ERIE, Pa - Despite an impressive performance from team captain Lacey Huck, Franciscan women's basketball could close out their game against Penn St. - Behrend, losing 63-47.
January 19, 2013 | Women's Basketball FUS Women Get Third Conference Win vs. Hilbert HAMBURG, NY - Rallying around the performance of sophomore forward Lacey Huck, the Franciscan University women's basketball team won their third AMCC game, defeating Hilbert College 60-40.
January 17, 2013 | Women's Basketball Late Foul Trouble Sinks Lady Barons in Close Battle ALTOONA, Pa. - Despite a strong defensive performance and three double-digit scores, Franciscan women's basketball couldn't pull out the win against conference rival Penn St.-Altoona, lossing 64-58.
January 14, 2013 | Women's Basketball Franciscan Falls to Lady Mounties Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team battled against the Mount Aloysius Lady Mounties as they dropped their seventh straight, 71-54.
January 12, 2013 | Women's Basketball Top AMCC Team Too Much For Lady Baron Basketball BUFFALO, NY - After playing the number one team in the conference on Wednesday, Franciscan women's basketball played Medaille College, the second best team in the conference, losing 84-40.
January 9, 2013 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall to AMCC Leading La Roche The Franciscan University women’s basketball team lost to the La Roche College Lady Red Hawks, 79-39. The Lady Barons struggled shooting the basketball, as they shot just 23.2% from the field.
January 6, 2013 | Women's Basketball Barons Struggle in First Half, Fall to Bradford In its second game in two days, the Franciscan University women’s basketball team lost to University of Pittsburg at Bradford 55-38. The Barons played a hard game, with another double-double for sophomore captain Lacey Huck.
January 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Baron Basketball Solves One Problem, Finds Another STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Despite their best performance of the year on defense, Baron basketball's offense sputtered as FUS took on conference rival Penn St. - Behrend.
January 5, 2013 | Women's Basketball Despite Defensive Strength, Franciscan Falls to Behrend STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Franciscan University women’s basketball team fell to the third-ranked team in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Penn State Behrend, by a final score of 58-31. FUS is now 2-3 in the AMCC and 3-9 overall on the season.
January 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Watch Women's and Men's Basketball LIVE Online STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Watch Women's and Men's Basketball LIVE today as they take on Penn St. - Behrend.
December 29, 2012 | Women's Basketball Huck Adds Second Straight Double-Double in Loss BEAVER FALLS, Pa - Despite strong performances from sophomores Lacey Huck and Helen Raines, the Franciscan women's basketball team lost to Geneva College 65-55.
December 28, 2012 | Women's Basketball Small Bench Hurts Lady Barons, Losing to Houghton College BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - With only seven available players, the Franciscan University women's basketball team struggled with the Houghton Highlanders. Despite a double-double from Lacey Huck, FUS fell 75-41
December 17, 2012 | Women's Basketball FUS Women’s Basketball Bounces Back with 69-50 Win The Franciscan University women’s basketball team beat California Institute of Technology at home 69-50, ending their three-game losing streak. The Cal-Tech Beavers traveled all the way from Southern California to play the Baron’s for the first time, finding in them a difficult competitor, with the FUS starting lineup all scoring in the double digits.
December 8, 2012 | Women's Basketball FUS Women Keep it Close but Can't Get the Win vs. D'Youville Buffalo, NY - Despite 17 points each from sophomore forwards Lacey Huck and Amy O'Keefe, Franciscan women's basketball couldn't pull out the win against conference opponent D'Youville College.
December 5, 2012 | Women's Basketball Second Half Comeback Falls Short for FUS Women GREENSBURG, Pa - After going down early in the first half, the Franciscan University women's basketball team outscored Pitt.-Greensburg in the second half. The effort was quite enough, as FUS lost 59-51.
December 3, 2012 | Women's Basketball Cooney Takes Five Charges, Lady Barons Fall Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team was defeated on its home court by Bethany College, 62-47. Knowing that the game would be difficult, FUS took the matchup as a challenge, playing an extremely physical game with their non-conference opponent.
November 15, 2012 | Women's Basketball Watch LIVE Streaming of FUS Womens Basketball vs. Bethany STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - FUS Women's Basketball plays Bethany College tonight at 6 pm. Watch the game LIVE online through Boxcast. Click here: http://www.boxcast.com/show/women-s-basketball-vs-bethany-college
December 1, 2012 | Women's Basketball FUS Women Win Second Straight Game, Become 2-0 In Conference Steuvenbeville, Ohio - A second straight conference game brought a second straight win for Franciscan women's basketball, as they defeated Hilbert College 53-43. The win kicked off the University's 5th Annual Hank Kuzma Community Day.
November 28, 2012 | Women's Basketball First Conference Game Brings First Win for Women's Basketball STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan women's basketball started conference play with a win against Penn St. - Altoona. FUS took charge with a balanced offensive attack in the second half, outscoring the Lady Lions 30 - 18 in the final 20 minutes.
November 18, 2012 | Women's Basketball Tired Lady Barons Struggle to Make Shots In Loss WOOSTER, Ohio - Two games in under 24 hours proved a difficult task for Franciscan Women's Basketball as FUS lost to SUNY Geneseo 78-43. Sophomore Helen Raines highlighted FUS's performance, 4 of 8 3-point attempts.
November 17, 2012 | Women's Basketball Better Consistency and More Offensive Balance for Women's Basketball WOOSTER, Ohio - After some inconsistent play in their first game of the season, Franciscan Women's Basketball kept up their tempo and their effort against Wooster College. A poor shooting percentage, however, led to a 67-52 loss for FUS.
November 15, 2012 | Women's Basketball Huck Posts Stunning Numbers In Heartbreaking Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A 21 point half time lead and a dominant performance from sophomore Lacy Huck wasn't enough for the FUS women to take down Ohio University Eastern. Franciscan lost its lead on OUE in the final minutes, losing 59-55.
November 14, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Tip Off Season Thursday STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Lady Baron Basketball team looks to embrace all the new aspects of this season and build a team ready to move forward. The team, which is made up of a new head coach and several new players, will try to improve on its 3-21 record from last season.
July 27, 2012 Franciscan Promotes Three Assistants to Head Coach STEUBENVILLE, OH - There will be some familiar faces in unfamiliar places for Baron athletics during the 2012-2013 season. Three FUS teams will see former assistant coaches take over head coaching duties for their teams. Suzy Delaney will take over the women's basketball team, Ward Rogers will take over the men's soccer team, and Rebecca Recznik will take over the swimming and diving team.
May 25, 2012 New Basketball Camps Directed by Top Coaches STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – It may seem like a year of firsts for Franciscan University’s head basketball coaches, but that couldn’t be more farther from the truth. Coaches John Lamanna and Suzy Delaney bring their seasoned expertise and an athletics-minded, character-development vision to their first-ever summer basketball camps.
March 2, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Baron Basketball 2011-12: A Year of Growth STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – As the 2011-12 Franciscan University Lady Baron basketball season closes out, what was remembered most was not wins and losses or points scored. Instead, the shining attribute of the season was the unfaltering Lady Baron determination. The year-end results, 3-21 overall and 3-15 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, do little justice to the Lady Barons’ persistent improvement and constant good attitude.
February 29, 2012 Huck Is Newcomer of the Year, 3rd Team All-Conference STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan University Lady Baron freshman Lacey Huck was named the 2011-12 Newcomer of the Year in women’s basketball by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, as well as a member of the Third Team All-Conference.
February 18, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Finish the Season With a Win BUFFALO, N.Y.— After a disappointing loss to La Roche Wednesday during their last home game of the season, the Franciscan University Lady Barons finished the 2011-2012 season with a 64-50 win over D’Youville College Saturday afternoon.
February 15, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Face Disappointing Loss on Senior Night STEUBENVILLE, Oh.— More than one-hundred fans gathered to honor Lady Baron seniors Christine Conrad and Kristin Belleque Wednesday evening, demonstrating the fans’ appreciation of the commitment the girls have shown to both the team and Franciscan University athletics as a whole.
February 11, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Rally to Play Top Conference Team in Overtime STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—It was a proud moment for the Franciscan University Lady Barons when the buzzer announced the start of overtime in their game against the Penn State Behrend Lady Lions. With the score tied at 53, the Lady Barons took the court, aware of their new-found ability to keep pace with one of the leading Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference teams. Although foul trouble and turnovers resulted in a loss, 68-60, the overall performance of Franciscan University lady’s basketball team showed exceptional improvement since their 39 point loss to the Lady Lions a little less than a month ago.
February 8, 2012 | Women's Basketball A Second Half Refocus For Lady Barons ALTOONA, Pa.—After their disappointing loss to Penn State Altoona on Jan. 11, the Franciscan University Lady Barons were determined to put forth a better face. In the rematch--just one month later--they did just that, engaging the Lady Lions in a fierce tussle and playing with a new intensity indicative of several weeks’ hard training.
February 4, 2012 | Women's Basketball The Hard Work Has Paid Off: Lady Barons Bring Home A Win HAMBURG, N.Y. — The Franciscan University of Steubenville Lady Baron basketball team gave an outstanding performance Saturday evening, keeping pace with the Lady Hawks of Hilbert College to bring home their second win of the season, 57-53.
February 1, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall in Last Seconds to Greensburg STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—In their first game back from winter break on Jan. 4, the Franciscan University Lady Barons were handed a devastating defeat by the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. When the Lady Bobcats of Greensburg traveled to Franciscan University for the teams’ rematch, it was a much different game.
January 28, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Mavs Rally In Second Half To Beat Lady Barons STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Lady Barons only trailed the Medaille Lady Mavericks by five at halftime, but lost momentum in the second half and lost, 66-38.
January 25, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Lose to Mounties; Defense Continues to Improve Cresson, Pa. – The Franciscan University of Steubenville women’s basketball team traveled to Mt. Aloysius Wednesday night where they lost to the Mounties, 74-62. The Lady Barons are now 1-16 on the season.
January 21, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Lose to Panthers Despite Defensive Effort STUEBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University of Steubenville’s women’s basketball team took on the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Saturday afternoon, losing 58-82. The Lady Barons are now 1-15 on the season.
January 16, 2012 | Women's Basketball Franciscan loses to No. 1 La Roche PITTSBURGH—The Franciscan University of Steubenville Lady Barons traveled to La Roche College Monday night, taking on the No. 1 ranked team in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The Lady Barons lost 46-77, to move to a 1-14 season record.
January 14, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall to Top Conference Team ERIE, Pa.— Franciscan University’s Lady Barons faced Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference No. 2 team Penn State Behrend Saturday evening, dropping the game 83-44. The sixth straight win for the Lady Lions was a loss that leaves Franciscan 1-13 on the season.
January 11, 2012 | Women's Basketball Loss for Lady Barons; Huck Shows Continued Improvement STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University’s Lady Barons faced a disappointing loss Wednesday night against the Penn State Altoona Lady Lions. With a final score of 69-50, this is the sixth loss in a row for the Lady Barons, leaving them with a season record of 1-12.
January 8, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Just Three Away From Second Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Lady Baron basketball team was just three points away from its second win of the season versus conference foe D’Youville College Sunday afternoon. Coming off a loss the night before against Hilbert College, the Lady Barons rallied for their second game of the weekend but ultimately fell 70-67 to D’Youville.
January 7, 2012 | Women's Basketball Hopeful For A Second Win, Lady Barons Give Hilbert Its First STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University fans sat on edge watching the first half of Saturday’s basketball game at the Finnegan Fieldhouse. It looked as if the Lady Barons would earn their second win of the season over the Hilbert College Hawks. But the scoring became an uneasy back-and-forth showdown, leading to a 67-54 win for the Hawks, their first win of the season.
January 4, 2012 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Look Forward to Upcoming Games GREENSBURG, Pa.— Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team faced a tough game Wednesday night against the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. Coming off a loss against Ohio University Eastern, the Lady Barons finished the game behind Pitt-Greensburg, 64-47. The loss leaves Franciscan with a 1-3 record in conference and 1-9 overall.
December 15, 2011 | Women's Basketball Coach Heusel Hopeful For The New Year STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Lady Baron basketball team from Franciscan University hosted Ohio University Eastern Thursday night, falling to the nonconference opponent, 77-40.
December 11, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Improve Defensively Despite Loss BUFFALO, N.Y. — Franciscan University’s Lady Baron basketball team went up against the Medaille College Lady Mavericks. Coming off a win on Wednesday, the 53-41 loss was disappointing for the Lady Barons, leaving them 1-7 overall on the season and 1-2 for conference games.
December 7, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Earn First Victory of the Season STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Lady Baron basketball team broke its six-game losing streak Wednesday evening, beating the Mount Aloysius Mounties 73-64. A long sought-after win, this leaves the Lady Barons 1-6 on the season and 1-1 on the conference.
December 3, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Lose in First Conference Game BRADFORD, Pa.— Franciscan University of Steubenville’s women’s basketball team is now on a six game losing streak after Saturday’s 62-53 loss to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in the first conference game of the season. This leaves the Lady Barons 0-6 on the season.
November 28, 2011 | Women's Basketball First Half Deficit Seals Lady Baron Loss BETHANY, W.Va. — Franciscan University’s Lady Baron basketball team now faces a five-game losing streak after Monday night’s loss to the Bethany College Lady Bison, 74-50. Starting the second half with a large deficit put the Lady Barons too far behind, leaving them 0-5 overall on the season. Bethany now stands 1-3.
November 22, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Suffer Buzzer-Beater At Home STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Lady Barons lost an incredibly close game in the final seconds when they hosted Penn State Fayette on Tuesday night. Franciscan had a one-point lead with 4.6 seconds left on the clock when the Roaring Lions rebounded their own missed free-throw and scored, winning 74-73.
November 18, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Defeated at 5th Annual Purple Reign Tourney PITTSBURGH— Franciscan University’s Lady Baron basketball team traveled to Chatham University Friday and Saturday to compete at the 5th Annual Purple Reign Tournament. Friday’s game one on for the Lady Barons was a 62-54 loss versus Chatham, followed by a Saturday loss of 61-57 to Penn State Beaver. The Lady Barons now sit 0-3 overall on the season.
November 17, 2011 | Women's Basketball Franciscan University’s Court Dedicated to Legendary Coach STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — This Kuzma Community Night was different than its three predecessors. The Finnegan Fieldhouse stands were full Wednesday evening as students and community gave a standing ovation to legendary coach Henry J. Kuzma. The new court, aptly named Kuzma Court, was dedicated during the fourth annual community event.
November 16, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lady Barons Fall to Waynesburg in Opener STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Franciscan University’s Lady Baron basketball team kicked off its season against the Waynesburg University Lady Jackets Wednesday night. Despite losing 75-37, the Lady Barons still showed strength and potential for the upcoming season.
November 16, 2011 | Women's Basketball Legendary Coach to be Honored at Community Night STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – To everyone he is “Hank,” the legendary basketball coach who led the College of Steubenville Barons to a national championship title. To Franciscan University of Steubenville, he is the coach who has walked with the University through it all. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the new Kuzma Court will be dedicated to Henry J. Kuzma at the fourth annual Kuzma Community Night.
November 9, 2011 | Women's Basketball Lady Baron Basketball Puts the Pressure On STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – As head coach Luke Heusel returns to lead the Franciscan University Lady Barons again in 2011-2012, he looks to use a flock of new talent coupled with his strong returning core to improve on the team’s 3-20 record from last season.
Lady Barons Win First Conference Game of the Season December 7, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio--Lady Barons Basketball played University of Pitt.-Bradford on December 7th at home. They pulled off a close win with 61 to 57 with their highest shooting percentage to date and an impressive offensive production. This was the ladies first conference win of the season.
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.
VIDEO: Game Highlights Lady Barons vs Pitt. Bradford February 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–In their final game of the season, the Lady Barons triumphed over conference opponent Pitt. Bradford 64-58
Experience Franciscan University Women's Basketball June 18, 2013 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Head coach Suzy Delany and team captain Lacey Huck show what it means to be a part of the Lady Baron basketball program.
Baron Midnight Madness 2013 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The annual kickoff of the men's and women's basketball seasons for Franciscan Athletics. Take a look inside the mayhem that is Baron Midnight Madness.
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