Franciscan Women's Tennis News

  • Lady Barons Fall to Kenyon in NCAA Tournament
    May 12, 2017
    CHICAGO, Ill. – The Franciscan women’s tennis wrapped up its season at the NCAA tournament as Kenyon won the first-round match, 5-0, Friday afternoon.
  • Lady Barons Head to Chicago for NCAA Regional
    May 11, 2017
    STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan women’s tennis team is headed to Chicago, IL for the 2017 NCAA tournament and winning the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference in the fall. The Lady Barons will square off against Kenyon in the first round match at 3:00 pm.
  • Fourth Annual Athletics Awards Banquet
    May 01, 2017
    STEUBENVILLE – Franciscan University held its Fourth Annual Athletic Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 30, which highlighted the accomplishments of Franciscan athletics from the 2016-17 athletic year as well as the spring of 2016.
  • Lady Barons Fall to Grove City
    April 26, 2017
    GROVE CITY, Pa. - The Franciscan women's tennis lost a tough non-conference matchup against Grove City College 7-2 on Wednesday, in their last match before NCAA competition in May.
  • Lady Barons Fall to Cedarville, 8-1
    April 11, 2017
    CEDARVILLE - On Tuesday, the Lady Barons tennis team demonstrated improved baseline awareness in their third match of the spring, in an 8-1 defeat against non-conference opponent Cedarville University.
  • Lady Barons Victorious in First Spring Match
    March 15, 2017
    NAPLES, Fla. - Under a sunny afternoon Florida sky, the Franciscan women's tennis team played some of their best tennis on Wednesday against Ave Maria, leaving with a 4-2 victory.
  • Seven Lady Barons Named All-Conference; Ellis Named Coach of the Year
    October 20, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE – Coming off of their recent AMCC championship, the Franciscan women’s tennis team has more to celebrate as seven different players were named to the 2016 All-AMCC teams and head coach Jeremy Ellis was named the Coach of the Year.
  • Haddad Named AMCC Player of the Week
    October 17, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - Senior Claire Haddad won both of her singles matches in the AMCC tournament to lead the women's tennis team to a league championship and was named the AMCC Tennis Player of the Week, Monday.
  • Women's Tennis Crowned AMCC Champions
    October 16, 2016
    MONROEVILLE, Pa. - The Franciscan women’s tennis team won the AMCC Championship match against second-seeded Penn State Behrend 5-2 on Sunday, perfectly bookending a season of growth both on and off the court for the Lady Barons.
  • Lady Barons Defeat Lions; Will Play for AMCC Title
    October 15, 2016
    MONROEVILLE, Pa. - The Franciscan University women’s tennis team proved too much for Penn State Altoona on Saturday, registering a 5-2 victory that places them in tomorrow’s championship match.
  • Lady Barons Earn No. 1 Seed in AMCC Tournament
    October 14, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan women’s tennis team has earned the No. 1 seed in the 2016 AMCC Championship tournament and will host the semifinal round and championship round this Saturday and Sunday.
  • Lady Barons Defeat DII Clarion, 7-2, Friday Afternoon
    October 14, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - Aggressive singles play was enough to carry the Franciscan University women’s tennis team past non-conference opponent Clarion, 7-2 on Friday.
  • Lady Barons Fall to West Liberty on Senior Day
    October 08, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan University women’s tennis team had much to be proud of on their Senior Day on Saturday, even as they fell 9-0 to West Liberty University.
  • Hammel Named AMCC Player of the Week
    October 03, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - Senior Joe Francis helped the Franciscan men's soccer team to a perfect 2-0 week and was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Lady Barons Secure No. 1 Seed with 7-2 Win over Pitt.-Greensburg
    October 02, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan University women’s team wrapped up conference play with a commanding 7-2 win over conference opponent Pitt.-Greensburg on Sunday, despite difficult weather for the majority of the afternoon.
  • Lady Barons Drop Close 5-4 Match to Fairmont State
    September 27, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan University women’s tennis team gave visiting non-conference opponent Fairmont State all it could handle en route to a close 5-4 loss on Tuesday.
  • Lady Barons Improve to 7-0 in AMCC
    September 25, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan University women’s tennis team made the most of their fifth match in as many days, capitalizing on strong singles play to defeat conference opponent Mt. Aloysius, 8-1 on Sunday.
  • Lady Barons Pick Up Two Wins on Saturday
    September 24, 2016
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Franciscan women’s tennis team continued its quest for a perfect AMCC season with a 7-2 win over Penn St.-Altoona in the morning before sweeping non-conference opponent, St. Vincent in the afternoon.
  • Lady Barons Battle to Remain Perfect in the AMCC
    September 23, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE – Fighting to a close but decisive 5-4 victory, the Franciscan women’s tennis team defended their home court against Penn State Behrend, outlasting their opponents over three hours of play.
  • Lady Barons Fall to Grove City
    September 21, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan women’s tennis team battled a tough Grove City squad Wednesday night but fell 8-1 to the Wolverines at Belleview Courts.
  • Lady Barons Swept by Cedarville
    September 20, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan women’s tennis team fell short of a sixth straight win, losing their first match of the season to the Cedarville Yellowjackets, 9-0 on Tuesday.
  • Lady Barons Remain Perfect in AMCC, Sweep Pitt.-Bradford
    September 17, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - Despite a scheduling change, the Franciscan women’s tennis team rolled to a decisive 8-0 victory over conference opponent Pitt.-Bradford to extend their conference record to 4-0. The match, because of the impending threat of rain, was played on Saturday in Robinson, PA instead of on Sunday at Bellview Park.
  • Lady Barons Roll to Third-Straight AMCC Win
    September 11, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - Back on the courts for the third time in two days, the Franciscan University women’s tennis team continued their undefeated streak, defeating La Roche College 8-1.
  • Lady Barons Open Conference Action with a Pair of Wins
    September 10, 2016
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Franciscan women's tennis team picked up a pair of conference wins as the Lady Barons defeated D'Youville 8-1 to open the day and swept Medaille, 9-0, to close out the day in New York.
  • Binette Named AMCC Player of the Week
    September 06, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - Sophomore Maria Binette picked up the first weekly honor for the Franciscan women's tennis team as she was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office.
  • Lady Barons Open the Season with a Sweep of Marietta
    September 02, 2016
    STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan University women’s tennis team refused to surrender a single match as they aced their first match of the year 9-0 against Marietta.