Kelly Named Pre-Season Player of the Year; Lady Barons Tabbed at Top Team August 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Coming off the program’s first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship in 2014, the Franciscan University volleyball team has been selected to share the top spot with Penn State Altoona in the conference by the league’s coaches in the 2015 Pre-Season Poll while senior libero Sam Kelly has been named the 2015 Pre-Season Player of the Year. [read more]
Franciscan Finishes In Second In AMCC President's Cup Standings June 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan University finished second in the AMCC's President's Cup standings, tracking the conference school with the most athletic succes throughout the 2014-15 season. [read more]
Lady Barons Championship Banners Presentation February 19, 2015 Three Lady Baron squads won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference this past fall and were honored for their accomplishments in this Banner Presentation ceremony. The Lady Barons Tennis, Cross Country, and Volleyball teams are three of the many NCAA D-III athletic programs here at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Congratulations Lady Barons!
Lady Baron Volleyball Players Make All-Conference Teams November 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Sam Kelly, Amy O'Keefe, Dani Link, and Ana Tolkach were named to the First and Second All-Conference Teams for their championship play. [read more]
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November 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Kelly's Championship Play Earns Her AMCC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Playing what may have been her best game of the year in the AMCC Finals, Samantha Kelly earned herself AMCC Player of the Week honors.
November 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Herrmann, Link, and Kelly NCAA Post-Match Press Conference SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Head Coach Kelly Herrmann and juniors Dani Link and Samantha Kelly in the post-match press conference after their loss in the NCAA Tournament.
November 12, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Senior Highlights Amy O'Keefe and Jackie Zucco STEUBENVILLE, Ohio--Franciscan University's Lady Baron Volleyball senior highlights. Setter and right hitter Amy O'Keefe, number 6, is co-captain with right hitter Jackie Zucco, number 14. Senior night was held on October 29th home vs. Mt. Aloysius College. O'Keefe played strong ending the night with 25 assists. Zucco also played well finishing with 13 digs.
November 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons to Play Juniata In First Round of NCAA Tournament INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – Franciscan women's volleyball will play Juniata College in their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance on Thursday, November 13 at 12:30pm.
November 9, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Wins First AMCC Title In Fifth Set Victory ALTOONA, Pa. – The unexpected impact of freshman Bella Wedig may have been the difference as Franciscan women's volleyball won their first AMCC Championship with an epic 3-2 victory of Penn St. - Altoona.
November 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Epic Third Set Win Brings Lady Barons to AMCC Finals ALTOONA, Pa. – A third set that seemed to never end made for a dramatic way for Franciscan women's volleyball to make their first AMCC Finals with a 3-0 win over La Roche College.
November 2, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Dani Link Named AMCC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Junior outside hitter Dani Link was named the AMCC Player of the Week for her performance during the Lady Baron's last two regular season games.
November 1, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Clinch First Round Bye With Nail-biting Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The hitting of Dani Link led the way in a tightly contested Lady Baron win over Penn St. - Behrend.
October 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Seniors Lead Throwback Offense In Senior Night Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Senior Jackie Zucco and Amy O'Keefe led Franciscan to a crucial conference win while resorting back to a offensive set the team used earlier in their career.
October 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Suffers Four Set Loss to Bradford BRADFORD, Pa.—FUS women's volleyball lost 16-25, 25-19, 18-25 and 21-25 in four sets to Pitt-Bradford.
October 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Win in Straight Sets against Pitt-Greensburg STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The Lady Barons played a strong overall home match against conference opponent University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg, winning in straight sets 25-10, 25-20 and 25-21.
October 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Link and O'Keefe Hold Strong in Carnegie Mellon Loss PITTSBURGH, Pa.—The FUS women's volleyball team worked to eliminate errors but fell in straight sets to Carnegie Mellon.
October 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Freshmen Make Their Mark On Game Against Denison STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—FUS volleyball experimented with new lineups during their non-conference 3-0 loss to Denison.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Grabs Win on Homecoming Weekend STEUBENVILLE, Ohio--Lady Baron Volleyball plays Medaille on homecoming weekend on October 4th, 2014. After loosing the first set the manage to make a comeback and win the game 3-1.
October 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Again Comeback for 4 Set AMCC Win PITTSBURGH, Pa. – For the second game in a row, Franciscan women's volleyball lost their first set but came back to win 3-1, this time against La Roche College.
October 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Sam Kelly Named ECAC and AMCC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Junior volleyball libero Sam Kelly won the ECAC Division III South Libero of the Week and the AMCC Player of the Week award for her performances against Penn St. Altoona and Medaille College during the first week of October.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Recovers From First Set Loss, Wins 3-1 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – After lossing their first set 24-26, Lady Baron volleyball refocused and won a crucial conference match against Medaille College 3-1.
October 1, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Lose on the Road to Altoona ALTOONA, Pa.—Lady Baron Volleyball fell in four sets to Altoona despite offensive adjustments and positive individual performances.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Wins First Conference Matches of the Season BUFFALO, N.Y.—Lady Baron Volleyball beat both D'Youville College 25-19, 25-20, and 25-15 and Hilbert College 25-19, 25-16, and 25-20 in their first conference matches of the season.
September 24, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Good Hitting Night for Franciscan Forces Five Sets vs. Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio – Amy O'Keefe led a Lady Baron offense that was clicking on all cylinders during a tightly contest 3-2 loss to Wooster College.
September 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Team Recovers Late In Road Volleyball Loss WASHINGTON, Pa. – Franciscan women's volleyball almost stole a set from Washington & Jefferson College but lost the match 3-0.
September 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Continues Defensive Improvement in Non-Conference Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—FUS women's volleyball focused on defensive improvement in a tough four set loss to non-conference opponent Geneva College.
September 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Laidley Brings Spark Off the Bench In Lady Baron Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan women's volleyball improved their play in their second match against Muskingum, getting a spark from freshman Faith Laidley.
September 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Falls in Second Round of Wooster Tournament WOOSTER, Ohio—Lady Baron Volleyball was unable to bring home a win in the second day of the Wooster Kilt Classic.
September 12, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Defense Takes Center Stage in Loss WOOSTER, Ohio—Women's Volleyball played well defensively but was unable to find their offensive niche in their first two games of the Wooster Kilt Classic.
September 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Keep it Close in Loss to Baldwin Wallace STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Offensive and defensive miscommunications cost the Franciscan women's volleyball team in a 3-0 loss to Baldwin Wallace.
| Women's Volleyball Franciscan Volleyball beats Waynesburg 3-0 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- Franciscan Baron's volleyball beats Waynesburg 3-0 in the first home game of the season on September 3rd, 2014.
September 6, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Battle Through Difficult Losses on the Road Lady Baron volleyball offense struggled in its two 3-1 losses against SUNY Geneseo and Oberlin but kept up the pressure with good serves.
September 3, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Beat Waynesburg Again 3-0 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – In their second consecutive match against Waynesburg University, Franciscan volleyball again defeated the Yellow Jackets 3-0.
August 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Refocus Energy for Second Match Win LATROBE, Pa. – The Lady Barons lacked energy in their 3-0 loss to Allegheny College but made a come-back to beat Waynesburg College 3-0 later in the day.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Women's Volleyball Develops Its Depth in 3-0 Wins LATROBE, Pa. – Lady Baron volleyball began its 2014 season by showcasing its depth in two 3-0 wins against Frostburg State University and Carlow University at the St. Vincent College Bearcat Challenge.
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!
May 15, 2014 Franciscan Wins AMCC Peak Performer for Second Straight Year STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Baron Athletics has been award the Institutional Peak Performer Award by the AMCC for the second consecutive year.
December 3, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Franciscan's Dig Pink Event Gives Donation to Cancer Research STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – On October 5, students, families, staff, and cancer survivors flocked to the Lady Barons’ homecoming volleyball match to participate in the fifth annual Dig Pink fundraiser, which brought in $522.
November 21, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Kelly, O'Keefe, Link, Tolkach Make All-Conference Team STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Four Lady Baron Volleyball players made the All Conference Team this season. Sam Kelly Made first team, O'Keefe and Link, second, and Tolkach, third.
November 9, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Pitt-Bradford Stuns Lady Barons in AMCC Semi-Finals ERIE, Pa. – A back and forth match that came down to a fifth set didn't go Franciscan's way as women's volleyball lost 3-2 to the conference's sixth seed in the playoff semi-finals.
November 6, 2013 | Women's Volleyball O'Keefe Named AMCC Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The AMCC named junior Volleyball Captain Player of the week for her performances in the matches leading up to the Lady Barons' playoff run. With O'Keefe's help, Franciscan has achieved a 8-1 record, their best in school history
November 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Close Regular Season with Win HAMBURG, NY – The Franciscan University Lady Baron defeated Hilbert college today 3-2. Despite a rough start to the match, Lady Barons Sam Kelly, Ana Tolkach, and Amy O'Keefe made big plays to turn the match around.
October 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Beat La Roche for Seventh Conference Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The ability to refocus helped Franciscan women's volleyball overcame a late surging Lady Redhawks team to win 3-1.
October 26, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Link Helps Lady Barons Earn Sixth Conference Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A strong match from outside hitter Dani Link helped lift Franciscan women's volleyball over D'Youville College in three straight sets.
October 23, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Error Free Play Vaults Lady Barons to Conference Win STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Good fundamentals and mental focus let Franciscan volleyball's young talent rise to the occasion and defeat the fourth ranked team in the conference 3-0.
October 17, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Fall to Non-Con Opponents The Lady Barons volleyball team lost both of their matches today to Grove City and Westminster college. Despite the loss, the Lady Barons took the losses as a learning experience, rotating positions and getting non-con experience.
October 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Win Steak Continues With Another Conference Win CRESSON, Pa. – A strong performance from freshman Emily Baznik helped propel Franciscan women's volleyball to their fifth straight victory with a 3-0 win over Mt. Aloysius College.
October 11, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Sweep Chatham 3-0 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Lady Barons Volleyball team defeated Chatham University 3-0. The match lasted a little over an hour, showing strong performances from the entire Lady Barons squad.
October 8, 2013 | Women's Volleyball AMCC Names Samantha Kelly Player of the Week. Sam Kelly, sophomore libero, has been named player of the week for her performance in Dig Pink and the Lady Barons' October 2 game. Kelly had a total of 50 digs this week, more than anyone in the conference.
October 5, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Kelly Battles Through Injury; Leads FUS to Victory STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Sophomore Libero, Samantha Kelly battled her way through a painful injury today to lead the Lady Barons to Victory over Pitt. Bradford, 3-1.
October 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Kelly's Defense Helps Lady Barons to Second Conference Win GREENSBURG, Pa. – After losing their first game of the match, Franciscan women's volleyball roared back and took three confident sets from Pitt - Greensburg to win 3-1.
September 28, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Splits Conference Opening Quad Match ERIE, Pa. - Franciscan women's volleyball won one and lost one in their conference opening quad match at Penn St. - Behrend.
September 23, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Sweep Home Match 3-0 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio– Lady Baron volleyball got a momentum building win against Penn St. - Beaver, winning 3-0 before heading into conference play.
September 21, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Strange Circumstances Challenge Lady Barons' Focus in Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A leaky roof, a tough opponent, and mental mistakes were too much for Franciscan volleyball to overcome against Grove City College as FUS lost 3-1.
September 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls 3-0 to Washington & Jefferson Playing only their second match at home, the Lady Barons Volleyball team fell to the Washington & Jefferson Presidents 3-0 (16-25, 20-25, 21-25). The Lady Barons are in the middle of a challenging week to prepare themselves for conference play on Sept 28 against Penn. State Berhrend.
September 18, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Fall Again to Muskingum NEW CONCORD, Ohio– It was more of the same for the Lady Barons Volleyball team who lost 3-0 in a rematch against the Muskingum Fight Muskies (17-25, 16-25, 16-25). Franciscan is in the middle of a challenging week as they battle tough competition to prepare for conference play later in the season.
September 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Strong Game From Sam Kelly Not Enough for FUS Volleyball GRANVILLE, Ohio - Lady Baron volleyball put up a strong fight for two games against one of their toughest opponents of the season but eventually fell to Denison University 3-1.
September 14, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Franciscan Sweeps Cougars 3-0 PITTSBURGH, PaDespite a delated match, the lady barons volleyball team quickly defeated the Chatham University Cougars 3-0.
September 11, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Top Waynesburg in Five Games The Lady Barons Volleyball team put away the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets in five games Wednesday. Strong performances were seen from Dani Link and Claire Prezzia.
September 7, 2013 | Women's Volleyball FUS Volleyball Proves Their Growth at LaRoche Volleyball Invitational STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A win against Carlow University and a close loss to Washington & Jefferson College showed how much the Lady Baron's have improved since the beginning of the season.
September 6, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Errors Prove Fatal for Volleyball STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Lady Barons Volleyball team chalked up a loss against Oberlin College due to errors and extra points, Friday.
September 4, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Three Close Games Don't Go Franciscan's Way In Home Opener STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Lady Baron's intentionally challenging non-conference schedule continued to teach the young volleyball team valuable lessons in a close loss to experienced Wooster College.
August 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Young Lady Barons Gain Experience Vs. Two Quality Opponents LATROBE, Pa. - Franciscan women's volleyball lost kept it close but lost to Carlow University and Allegheny College in the final day of the Bearcat Challenge at St. Vincent College.
August 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball FUS Volleyball Splits Two Games at Season Opening Tournament STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - In their first action of the 2013 season Franciscan women's volleyball split two games at the St. Vincent College Bearcat Challenge. The Lady Barons lost to Muskingum in five games but bounced back to beat Pitt-Greensburg in three straight games.
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.
July 5, 2013 FUS Head Coaches Talk About Baron Athletics Experience STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Listen to a number for Franciscan's head coaches talk about what is unique about being a part of their program and FUS.
May 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball AMCC Nominates Cain for Woman of the Year STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference named Lady Baron Volleyball’s senior hitter Anna Cain as its nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year for the 2012-13 athletic year.
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.
May 17, 2013 Jones and Cain win Kuzma Cup STEUBENVILLE OH–Seniors Bill Jones and Anna Cain won the Franciscan University Kuzma Cup award on Wed. May 8 2013. The Kuzma Cup is given to one male and one female senior athlete who exemplifies excellence on the field and in the classroom.
April 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball and Men's Soccer Win Academic Awards STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- The Franciscan University women's volleyball and men's soccer teams have been named the AMCC's Peak Performance teams for the fall sports season.
November 13, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Cain Named AMCC Player of the Year; Kelly and O'Keefe All-AMCC STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate College named Lady Baron senior Anna Cain its player of the year. Cain and freshman Sam Kelly made First Team All-Conference and sophomore Amy O'Keefe made Third Team All-Conference.
November 3, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Lose to Medaille in AMCC Semi-Finals ERIE, Pa. - The most successful season in Lady Baron volleyball history came to an end in the semi-final match of the AMCC playoffs. Franciscan lost to Medialle College 3-1.
October 31, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Halloween Night Brings a Playoff Win For Lady Barons STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Lady Baron volleyball beat Hilbert College 3-0 in straight sets to advance to the semi-finals of the AMCC Championships. The win was the first playoff win in program history and the first NCAA home playoff win in Franciscan University history.
October 31, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Watch The First NCAA Home Playoff Match in FUS History! STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Lady Baron volleyball plays Hilbert College tonight, Wednesday October, 31, in Finnegan Fieldhouse for their first home playoff match ever! If you can't be there, watch it LIVE at https://www.boxcast.com/show/lady-baron-playoff-match-vs-hilbert-college
October 27, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Senior Day a Success For Lady Baron Volleyball STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Lady Baron Volleyball finished their regular season with a dominating conference win against Hilbert College, winning in three straight sets. The win came on Franciscan volleyball's senior day.
October 1, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Senior Day Streaming LIVE Online STEUVENVILLE, Ohio - The Lady Baron's volleyball team plays Hilbert College today at 1 pm for Senior Day. Watch the game LIVE with streaming through BoxCast. Ticket price is $6. Go here:https://www.boxcast.com/show/lady-baron-volleyball-senior-day-vs-hilbert-college
October 24, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Battle to Win Match vs. La Roche PITTSBURGH, Pa. - In their second to last game of the season, Lady Baron volleyball continued their winning ways in conference play, beating LaRoche College in five sets. The win clinches a spot in the AMCC playoffs for FUS.
October 20, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Wins 5th Straight AMCC Match, Lose to SUNY-Canton in Tri-Match BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Franciscan University Lady Barons played in a tri-match Saturday against D’Youville College and SUNY-Canton, splitting the two matches. FUS beat their Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference rival D’Youville, 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-18). In the second match they lost to Canton in four games (16-25, 17-25, 26-24, 14-25).
October 17, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron's Continue Winning Ways; Beat Lady Lions ALTOONA, Pa. - A (25-17, 25-16, 25-14) win over Penn St. - Altoona brings Lady Baron volleyball to 4 - 2 in conference play, and in prime position for a playoff spot. FUS was in control from start to finish, dominating both offensively and defensively.
October 13, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron's Split Two Matches on the Road GROVE CITY, Pa. - Lady Baron volleyball split two matches at a Tri-Match hosted by Grove City. During the match sophomore Amy O'Keefe surpassed the 1,000 assist milestone.
October 10, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Offense Shines in Victory Over Mt. Aloysius STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University volleyball team looked to build momentum at home against conference foe Mt. Aloysius College on Wednesday night as they prepare for their next six games on the road. Not only did the young Lady Barons earn a win against a senior-heavy squad from Mt. Aloysius, but showcased their best game of the season, winning 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 24-14.)
October 6, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Raises Awareness, Earns Victory STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Lady Barons played a dominating match against the Chatham University Lady Cougars during the biggest weekend of their regular season, as they hosted their Dig Pink breast cancer awareness event and took down the Lady Cougars, 3-1.
October 5, 2012 | Women's Volleyball 4th Annual Dig Pink Volleyball Match STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Come join the Lady Baron's fight breast cancer at the 4th Annual Dig Pink Volleyball Match! Watch as the Lady Baron's take on Chatham College at 2 pm this Saturday, October 6 in Finnegan Fieldhouse.
October 2, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Drop Second Match in Two Nights PITTSBURGH – The Franciscan University Lady Barons dropped a competitive match against the Carlow University Lady Celtics on Tuesday, 3-1. The Lady Barons kept it close with competitive defense (21-25, 22-25, 25-19, 20-25) but could not sustain the offensive momentum to put away the Lady Celtics.
October 1, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Confident Despite Loss to W&J STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – While keeping three of the four games close, the Franciscan University of Steubenville women’s volleyball team fell to their seventh straight non-conference opponent on Monday, losing to Washington & Jefferson University, 3-1 (22-25, 15-25, 25-23, 22-25.)
September 29, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Women's Volleyball Splits Two Matches BRADFORD, Pa - The Lady Baron's took both Pitt Bradford and Houghton College to five games on Saturday, defeating the Panthers and losing to the Highlanders. The win against the Panthers brings the Lady Baron's to 2 - 2 in conference.
September 26, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons End Losing Streak, Get First AMCC Victory STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Lady Barons snapped their six game losing skid with a win over the University of Pittsburg at Greensburg Bobcats on Wednesday. Franciscan has an out of conference record of 6-9 and 1-2 record against Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponents this season.
September 22, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Quad Match Game #2: Better Effort, Same Result For Lady Barons STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- Despite 19 kills for Anna Cain and a steller team performance in the second game, the Lady Baron's fell to Penn St. Behrend 3-1 in their second match of the day.
September 22, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Quad Match Opens with Loss for Lady Barons STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Lady Barons opened up conference play with a loss to Medaille College in the first of two games for FUS as a part of the team's hosted quad match. Despite a strong effort in the second game, the Lady Barons weren't able to hold on, lossing 3 -1.
September 18, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Despite Loss, Herrmann Positive Heading Into Conference Play BETHANY, W. Va. -- The Franciscan University Lady Barons were swept for a second straight night as they lost 3-0 to Bethany College Tuesday night. Franciscan lost 15-25, 16-25, and 13-25. The injury plagued Lady Barons are now 5-7 on the season.
September 17, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Swept By Denison STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- The Franciscan Lady Barons dropped below .500 on the season with a loss to the Denison University Big Red. The Lady Barons lost three straight games. Franciscan (5-6) never got momentum against a strong and deep Denison squad.
September 17, 2012 | Women's Volleyball We Apologize for the Inactive Vball Stream, It Is Now Up and Working!! STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Due to some technical difficulties with the BoxCast system, the previously posted link to the LIVE stream of the Women's Volleyball game has been taken down. You can watch for FREE here: https://www.boxcast.com/show/fus-volleyball-vs-denison-2
September 17, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Watch Lady Baron's Volleyball Live v. Denison Tonight @ 7 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Lady Baron's take on Denison tonight at 7 pm est. Watch it LIVE online through boxcast: https://www.boxcast.com/show/franciscan-volleyball-v-denison
September 12, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls in Dramatic Fashion to Muskingum STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Lady Baron volleyball team dropped to .500 on the season after an emotional loss against the Muskingum Muskies that went five games (14-25, 32-30, 8-25, 25-22, 11-15). This was the first five-game loss the Lady Barons have suffered this season.
September 8, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons V-Ball Ends Tournament With Two Losses STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - After a hot start on Friday, the Lady Baron's cooled off on Saturday in the Marcia French Memorial Tournament at Case Western Reserve. FUS lost to Buffalo State University and Case Western in three games each.
September 7, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron's V-Ball Win Two Tie-Breaker Games STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan University's women's volleyball team continued their hot start to the season by winning their first two games of the Marcia French Memorial Tournament at Case Western Reserve University. The Lady Barons beat both Franklin & Marshal and John Carroll University 3-2.
September 5, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Victorious in Home Opener STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan University’s women’s volleyball team sealed a victory in its first home game of the season as they defeated Waynesburg University 3-1 (25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22). Not only do the Lady Barons start out 1-0 at home on the year, but they also stand above .500 overall for the first time this season.
September 1, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Splits for Second Straight Day at Bearcat Invitational LATROBE, Pa - The second and final day of the Bearcat Invitational brought a similar result for the Lady Barons. Just as they did the day before, Kelly Herrmann's Squad started with a 3-0 loss but rebounded to win their second game, putting them at 2-2 for the season.
September 1, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Franciscan Volleyball Splits First Matches at SVC LATROBE, Pa- The Lady Baron Volleyball Team opened its season with two games at the The Bearcat Challenge tournament at St. Vincent College. Coach Kelly Herrmann's squad lost its first match to Muskingum but rebounded by winning a hard fought match with Allegheny College.
May 16, 2012 Coach Herrmann Feeds the Volleyball Hunger STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — When the student-athletes leave at the end of another academic year, things don’t slow down for Kelly Herrmann. The Franciscan University head volleyball coach devotes her summers to immersing coaches and players from the Ohio Valley in the techniques of volleyball. Her summer camps start next month.
November 28, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Strength & Determination Define Volleyball Season STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – This season, the Franciscan University Lady Baron volleyball team became the first team to represent FUS in postseason Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play. Despite falling to Penn State Behrend in the first round of the AMCC tournament, the Lady Barons enjoyed a successful season led by three players earning all-conference honors.
November 8, 2011 Three Lady Barons Earn AMCC All-Conference for Volleyball STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The top performance of Anna Cain, Meg Kay and Nicole Henson were honored by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference at the end of the 2011 season. The Franciscan University Lady Baron volleyball players were named to first and second all-conference teams.
November 1, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Fall Early in Postseason Play ERIE, Pa.—The 2011 season ended for the Lady Baron volleyball team Tuesday evening as the team was defeated by Penn State Behrend, 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 18-25, 21-25), in conference playoffs. This was the first year Franciscan University was eligible for postseason play in the Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament, entering playoffs as the fifth-seeded team.
October 29, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Locks Up No. 5 Seed for First Ever Postseason Play STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – As Penn State Behrend locked up its No. 4 seed in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament, the Franciscan University Lady Barons were solidified as No. 5 for their first ever AMCC tournament next week. This is the first year any Franciscan sports team is eligible for postseason play after gaining full membership into the NCAA in July. The Lady Barons took down the D’Youville Lady Spartans, 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-23).
October 26, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Franciscan Eliminates Greensburg from Playoffs GREENSBURG, Pa. – The Franciscan University of Steubenville women’s volleyball team has secured a spot in its first ever Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament after foiling the playoff hopes of its Wednesday opponent, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. The Lady Barons defeated Greensburg 3-2 (20-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-20, 15-8).
October 22, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Penn State Behrend Spoils Senior Day for Franciscan STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Franciscan University’s Finnegan Fieldhouse was full of fans present for the honoring of Lady Baron seniors Nicole Henson and Alyssa Wappes Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately for the home team, Penn State Behrend played spoiler as they took down Franciscan, 3-0.
October 18, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Make a Clean Sweep of La Roche in 2011 PITTSBURGH—Franciscan University volleyball is already very familiar with the La Roche College Redhawks this season. La Roche has traveled to Finnegan Fieldhouse twice, both times in non-conference play, and both times falling to the Lady Barons, 3-0. Wednesday night, Franciscan traveled to the Redhawk home court for a conference match, and the victory favored the Lady Barons once again, 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-17).
October 15, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Split Tri-Match at Marietta MARIETTA, Ohio—The Lady Baron volleyball team traveled to Marietta College on Saturday for a tri-match versus Wilmington College and Marietta. Franciscan University shutout Wilmington 3-0 in its first match (25-21, 25-19, 25-20), while Marietta defeated Franciscan in match two, 3-0 (19-25, 19-25, 10-25).
October 12, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Go the Distance For Win Over Mt. Aloysius CRESSON, Pa.—Despite being without team captain and standout outside hitter Meg Kay, who was injured in practice earlier this week and is due to be sidelined for 1-2 weeks, the Franciscan University Lady Barons were able to defeat conference foe Mt. Aloysius College on Wednesday, 3-2 (25-23, 16-25, 23-25, 25-20, 15-11).
October 9, 2011 It’s a Homecoming in More Ways Than One STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – From across the Franciscan University of Steubenville campus the cross country team’s cheer of “Ave Maria” was heard. It is the way they start every race.
October 8, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Dominates La Roche STEUBENVILLE—The Franciscan University of Steubenville Lady Baron volleyball team welcomed the La Roche College Red Hawks into Finnegan Fieldhouse for the second time this season, and just like the first time the two teams met up, Franciscan dominated their way to a 3-0 victory.
October 1, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Puts Up Strong Fight Against Lady Panthers BRADFORD, Pa.— Franciscan University’s Lady Baron volleyball team traveled to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford to take on conference opponent the Lady Panthers. Franciscan fell to Bradford 3-2, leaving the Lady Barons with an overall season standing of 6-10 and 1-3 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
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 28, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Take On No. 1, Fall in Game 5 STEUBENVILLE--The Franciscan University Lady Baron volleyball team played the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference number one team Penn State Altoona Wednesday evening. The Lady Barons came out strong to push the match into five games, but ultimately fell with a final score of 3-2 (25-23, 21-25, 25-16, 19-25, 8-15).
September 24, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Splits Conference Openers BUFFALO, N.Y.—The Franciscan University volleyball team recorded its first conference win as well as its first conference loss during Saturday’s AMCC Quad Match at Medaille College. The Lady Barons dropped their first match of the day to Medaille 3-0, as the Lady Mavs swept Franciscan in three games (17-25, 21-25, 28-30). Franciscan rebounded from the morning loss to complete a 3-0 sweep over Hilbert College in the afternoon match (25-15, 28-26, 25-15).
September 21, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Falls To Undefeated Bethany STEUBENVILLE—The Franciscan University Lady Baron volleyball team welcomed the 13-0 Bethany College Bison into Finnegan Fieldhouse for its last match before the start of conference play. The Lady Barons fell to the Bison, 3-0 (14-25, 19-25, 10-25.)
September 20, 2011 Seeing Double: Two Take Home Player of the Week STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Two Franciscan fall athletes earned Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference player of the week honors this week for their outstanding play. Junior volleyball player Anna Cain and junior cross country runner Bill Jones took home the award for the week of September 19.
September 17, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Hosts Dig Pink Tri-Match; Split Matches with La Roche & Ursuline STEUBENVILLE—The Finnegan Fieldhouse was the site of Franciscan University volleyball’s third annual breast cancer awareness and fundraiser event, nicknamed “Dig Pink.” The event hosted raffles, free t-shirts, free food, an honoring of two local breast cancer survivors, as well as three volleyball matches. Franciscan opened up the event with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-9, 30-28) victory over La Roche College, and closed out the afternoon with a 3-0 (25-16, 28-26, 28-26) loss to Ursuline College.
September 14, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Victorious in Home Opener STEUBENVILLE—The Finnegan Fieldhouse was full of fans for the first time this fall sports season as the Franciscan University of Steubenville Lady Baron volleyball team welcomed Marietta College for its first home match of the season. The Lady Barons did not disappoint their home crowd as they beat Marietta, 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-22).
September 10, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Franciscan Drops Final Two of Marcia French Tourney CLEVELAND, Ohio—Despite winning their first game of the day over John Carroll University, the Franciscan University Lady Barons volleyball team did not get another victory Saturday, falling in their final two matches of the Marcia French Memorial Tournament. The Lady Barons were defeated by JCU with a score of 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-27, 19-25), and were swept by Thiel College, 3-0 (15-25, 17-25, 13-25).
September 9, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Barons Split Day One Matches at Marcia French Tourney BEREA, Ohio—Baldwin-Wallace College hosted its 13th Annual Marcia French Memorial Volleyball Tournament on Friday and Saturday, and the Franciscan University Lady Barons opened up their day-one competition with a 3-0 victory over Oberlin College. In a hard-fought match two, Franciscan was defeated 3-2 by Westminster College of Pennsylvania.
September 7, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Drops Second Straight Match WAYNESBURG, Pa.—The Franciscan University of Steubenville volleyball team lost three straight games by close margins to the Waynesburg University Lady Yellow Jackets on Wednesday night, dropping their second straight match by a score of 3-0.
September 5, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball Faces First Loss STEUBENVILLE – Franciscan University of Steubenville Lady Baron volleyball team hosted its second preconference game versus Muskingum College on Monday. Resulting in a 3-0 loss for the Lady Barons, the season is now split 1-1.
September 3, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Preconference Win for Lady Baron Volleyball STEUBENVILLE – Franciscan University of Steubenville’s women’s volleyball team defeated Penn State Beaver on September 3rd in Monaca, Pa. during their first preconference game for the season.
September 17, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Lady Baron Volleyball to Host Breast Cancer Awareness and Fundraiser STEUBENVILLE—Franciscan University’s Lady Baron volleyball team will continue its annual breast cancer awareness and fundraising event this coming Saturday, September 17, beginning at 11 a.m. Affectionately referred to as Dig Pink, the event includes a tri-match, chances to win prizes, and free concessions. All proceeds benefit the T.E.A.R. Fund at the Tony Teramana Cancer Center.
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.
August 9, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Preseason Poll Predicts 5th Place Finish for Lady Baron Volleyball PITTSBURGH—The Lady Baron volleyball team is predicted to finish at the number five spot this season with junior returners Meg Kay and Anna Cain as the players to watch according to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference preseason poll released earlier this week.
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.
Sports, Faith, and Franciscan: Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR at the Baron Club Dinner June 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, President of Franciscan University of Steubenville, delivers the closing remarks and Benediction at the 2015 Baron Club Awards Dinner. More: www.franciscanathletics.com/baronclub
Jamie Dixon: 2015 Baron Club Dinner Keynote Address May 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Jamie Dixon, Head Coach of the University of Pittsburgh Men's Basketball Program, delivered the keynote address at the 2015 Baron Club Dinner.
Baron Club Dinner 2015 March 27, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Jamie Dixon becomes the next in a long list of esteemed sports figures to join Franciscan athletics for its annual Baron Club Dinner.
Game Highlights: Baron Basketball Defeats Mt. Aloysius College February 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Highlights from the Baron's home win over Mt. Aloysius College on January 21, 2015.
Lady Barons Championship Banners Presentation February 19, 2015 Three Lady Baron squads won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference this past fall and were honored for their accomplishments in this Banner Presentation ceremony. The Lady Barons Tennis, Cross Country, and Volleyball teams are three of the many NCAA D-III athletic programs here at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Congratulations Lady Barons!
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