Cain Named AMCC Player of the Year; Kelly and O'Keefe All-AMCC November 13, 2012 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. [read more]
Halloween Night Brings a Playoff Win For Lady Barons October 31, 2012 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. [read more]
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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.
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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