Lady Barons Fall In AMCC Championships After Undefeated Season WEXFORD, Pa. - After going undefeated in conference play during the regular season, Lady Baron tennis suffered a heartbreaking upset in the first round of the AMCC Championships, losing to LaRoche College 5 - 4. [read more]
Franciscan Loses After 9 Game Winning Streak October 4, 2012 New Wilmington, Pa - A non-conference match against a strong Westminster squad proved too much for the Lady Barons, as their winning streak stops at nine games. The team, who was without head coach Jenna Lynch now has an 11 - 2 record. [read more]
Franciscan Tennis Honors Seniors, Wins Ninth Straight October 2, 2012 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Less than two weeks before conference championships, the Franciscan University Lady Barons hosted Bethany College at Belleview Park, and won 7-2. This was the second time these two teams have met this season, with the Lady Barons winning the first match, 6-3. [read more]
Lady Baron Tennis Finishes Conference Play Undefeated September 30, 2012 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - It took a long time, thanks to rain delays, but the Lady Baron tennis team eventually beat Mt. Aloysius to go a perfect 8 - 0 in conference play. The team's preseason goal was to win the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, and they are in position to do. [read more]
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September 29, 2012 | Women's Tennis Lady Baron Tennis Continues Conference Dominance STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - After having to postpone two matches over the last week, the Lady Barons finally took to the courts, with good results. FUS took down conference opponent Penn St. - Behrend 7-2, keeping Franciscan undefeated in conference play.
September 25, 2012 Two Lady Baron Athletes Honored By the AMCC STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Congratulations to women's tennis player Alana Murray for being named the AMCC player of the week and women's cross country runner Sara Mueller for being named the AMCC runner of the week.
September 23, 2012 | Women's Tennis Lady Baron Tennis Team Continues to Excel ALTOONA, Pa. - The Lady Baron's tennis team has only are a total of 17 - 1 in the AMCC after two conference matches this weekend. FUS followed up their 9-0 sweep of Penn St. Behrend by beating Penn St. Altoona 8-1 the next day.
September 22, 2012 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Beats the Panthers, and the Elements STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - From wiping down the courts before the matches, to dominant performances, the Lady Baron's tennis team did it all in their early morning match against Pitt - Bradford. FUS beat the panthers 9-0.
September 15, 2012 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Wins Two Matches in One Day STUEBENVILLE, Ohio - The Lady Baron's tennis team beat Pitt-Greensburg 7-2 and La Roche College 5-4 in a weekend double header. Both wins were conference matches and put Franciscan at 6-1 on the season.
September 9, 2012 | Women's Tennis Lady Baron's Tennis Gets Second Sweep in Two Days NEW YORK - For the second straight day, the Franciscan women's tennis team won in a 9-0 sweep. This time it came against Medaille College. The Lady Baron's are now 2-0 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
September 9, 2012 | Women's Tennis Franciscan Tennis Shuts Out D’Youville 9-0 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The road has been good for Lady Baron's tennis. The team moved to 3-0 on the road by sweeping D'Youville College 9-0 on Saturday. The win was also Franciscan's first conference game of the season, bringing FUS to 1-0 in the AMCC.
September 6, 2012 | Women's Tennis Lady Baron's Tennis Defeated in First Home Match STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The lady baron's tennis team lost their first home match to Westminster College 8-1. It is the first loss of the season for Coach Jenna Lynch's squad and brings them to a 2-1 record on the season.
September 1, 2012 | Women's Tennis Lady Baron Tennis Starts Season 2-0 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Lady Baron tennis team started off their season with a winning weekend. Both Friday and Saturday’s matches ended in a winning score of 6-3.
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 27, 2011 | Women's Tennis 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 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 16, 2011 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 30, 2011 Don’t Just Watch: Homecoming Boasts More for Sports Spectators STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—There’s something for everyone at Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Homecoming Weekend, and this year the sporting events aren’t for spectating only. While the Lady Baron volleyball and tennis teams compete against conference opponents, the Baron ruggers will take on their own alumni.
September 27, 2011 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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 | Women's Tennis 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.
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 5, 2011 | Women's Tennis 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.
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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