2011 Women's Tennis News

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.

October 28, 2011
Three Lady Barons Named All-Conference; Murray is Newcomer of the Year
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Three Lady Baron tennis players were named to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference first and second all-conference teams for their outstanding performances during the team’s second season of play. The Lady Barons finished as AMCC runners-up after the conference championship and a 7-1 record.

October 27, 2011
No Growing Pains for Tennis in 2nd Season
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—When Franciscan University’s Lady Baron tennis program began in 2010, the University was still a provisional member of the NCAA and the team had no opportunity to compete in the Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference Championship. The 2011 season brought change, and with it came growth spurts for the Lady Barons.

October 16, 2011
Lady Barons Finish Second in First AMCC Championship
WEXFORD, Pa.—Lady Baron tennis team earned runner up at the team’s first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship. Battling out their conference foes on Saturday and Sunday, the Lady Barons finished second to Penn State Behrend; an impressive feat, considering this is just the second season Franciscan University of Steubenville has had a women’s tennis program.

October 11, 2011
Lady Baron Tennis Defeated by Titans
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The Franciscan University Lady Baron tennis team hosted the Westminster College Titans at Belleview Park Tuesday evening. The Lady Barons, affiliated with the Alleghany Collegiate Mountain Conference, lost to Westminster, a member of the Presidents' Athletic Conference, 9-0.

October 9, 2011
Lady Barons Lose Over Homecoming Weekend
STEUBENVILLE—Franciscan University's homecoming weekend was too much to handle for the Lady Baron tennis team. It hosted La Roche College—an Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference team it beat four weeks ago—on Sunday afternoon and suffered a 4-5 loss. It was the biggest crowd of spectators at a home match this season; alumni, parents, and students came to support the Lady Barons on the unusually hot and sunny autumn day.

October 5, 2011
AMCC Honors Murray as Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Completing Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play Tuesday, the Lady Baron tennis walked away from the Mount Aloysius College courts with a 7-2 victory to add to a now eight-game winning streak. Freshman Alanna Murray earned AMCC player of the week honors for her contribution to the success.

October 4, 2011
Lady Baron Tennis Adds Another Win
BEAVER FALLS, Pa.—With just two matches remaining until the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championship, the Lady Baron tennis team is unrelenting; it traveled to Geneva College on Tuesday afternoon and secured a 5-4 win. Franciscan University holds an overall record of 10-2 on the season, a big improvement on last season’s overall record of 4-9. Head coach Jenna Lynch made adjustments to the lineup, giving her players a chance at tougher competition.

October 2, 2011
Tennis Closes AMCC Play With Eight Consecutive Wins
CRESSON, Pa.—The Franciscan University Lady Baron tennis team traveled to Mt. Aloysius College Tuesday afternoon for its final Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference match. The Lady Barons won 7-2, defending their winning streak and closing out the season’s regular play with a record of 7-1.

September 27, 2011
Tennis Winning Streak Proves Unstoppable
WASHINGTON, Pa.—The Lady Baron tennis team traveled to Washington and Jefferson College Tuesday afternoon, defeating the Presidents 6-3. Franciscan University hasn’t suffered a loss in three weeks, and the seven-match winning streak is fostering opportunities for every player on head coach Jenna Lynch's team to excel.

September 25, 2011
Conference Victory Extends Winning Streak for Lady Barons
STEUBENVILLE—The winning streak continued on Sunday for Franciscan University’s Lady Baron tennis team over D’Youville College, 8-1. The victory maintains the Lady Barons’ current Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference standing as the team with the second-best record.

September 24, 2011
Lady Baron Tennis on a Five-Game Winning Streak
STEUBENVILLE—Franciscan University’s tennis team continued its winning streak on Saturday as the Lady Barons shutout Medaille College, 9-0. The home court victory was yet another indicator of the quickly improving women’s tennis team, currently in its sophomore season.

September 20, 2011
Roggensack's Tiebreaker Brings Home the Win
BETHANY, W.Va.—In a match that came down a tiebreaker, the Lady Baron tennis team secured a 5-4 win over Bethany College Tuesday afternoon. The non-conference victory comes two weeks after Franciscan University suffered a 4-5 loss to the Lady Bison. Almost halfway through its season, the team’s recent winning streak shows consistent improvement.

September 18, 2011
Tennis Continues Winning Streak
STEUBENVILLE—The Lady Baron tennis team continued its victory sweep on Sunday, defeating Penn State Altoona 7-2 on Franciscan University’s home courts. It was a different caliber of play, according the head coach Jenna Lynch, but the Lady Barons accepted the home opener challenge to push their conference standing to 4-1.

September 17, 2011
Lady Baron Tennis Shuts Out Lady Bobcats
GREENSBURG, Pa.—Shutting out conference foe the Lady Bobcats 9-0 on Saturday, the Lady Baron tennis team added another win to the start of its season. The defeat over the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg gives Franciscan University an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference standing of 3-1 as the Lady Barons look to continue their early-season success.

September 10, 2011
Lady Baron Tennis Improvement Pleases Lynch
PITTSBURGH—The Lady Baron tennis team traveled to La Roche College Saturday afternoon, defeated by the Redhawks by an overall score of 5-4. It was the third Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference match for the team, and head coach Jenna Lynch was pleased with her team’s performance.

September 6, 2011
Lady Barons Defeated in Non-Conference Match
BETHANY, W.V.—Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Lady Baron tennis team headed to Bethany College Tuesday afternoon where they were defeated with a final score of 3-6. Despite the loss, Coach Jenna Lynch saw promise in her players.

September 4, 2011
Lady Baron Tennis Nabs First Conference Win
BRADFORD, Pa.—Franciscan University’s women’s tennis team returned home with something to be proud of Sunday afternoon when the Lady Barons with a defeat over the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The 5-4 victory marks the first win for the Lady Barons this season, both overall and in the Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC).

September 3, 2011
Lady Barons Begin 2nd Season Versus Tough Competition
ERIE, Pa.—The Lady Baron tennis team began its sophomore season with a loss against the Penn State Behrend Lions Saturday afternoon with a final score of 8-1. The only win from the day was secured by No. 6 singles seed, freshmen Hannah Petit.

July 5, 2011
Assistant Coaches Ace It: Lynch and Ellis to Coach FUS Tennis Teams
STEUBENVILLE—Changes continue for athletics at Franciscan University of Steubenville as two new coaches join the staff. Serving as assistant tennis coaches under head coach Curtis Allen this past year, Jenna Lynch and Jeremy Ellis step up to take over the tennis program as Allen heads back to his home state of California. Both are ready to challenge the young teams with a new level of success this season.

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