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.
11/9/13 Final
Women's Volleyball
3
Univ. of Pitt.-Bradford
2
vs. Franciscan University
@ Erie, Pa.
AMCC Championship - Semifinal
Box Score | Recap | Live stats | Video | Photos
11/2/13 Final
Women's Volleyball
3
Franciscan University
2
at Hilbert College
Box Score | Recap
10/30/13 Final
Women's Volleyball
1
La Roche College
3
at Franciscan University
Box Score | Recap | Video | Photos
10/26/13 Final
Women's Volleyball
0
D'Youville College
3
at Franciscan University
Box Score | Recap | Video | Photos
10/23/13 Final
Women's Volleyball
0
Penn St.-Altoona
3
at Franciscan University
Box Score | Recap | Video | Photos
First Fr. Mike Scanlan Tennis Tournament a Rousing Success
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The first year of the Fr. Mike Scanlan Tennis Tournament was played on July 19 & 20 and set a strong foundation for future tournaments.
Franciscan Summer Swimming Camp Canceled
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan Athletics has canceled the 2014 Swimming Skill Development Camp scheduled for July 7 & 9.
The Best of the Barons #6: Sullivan Drives, Dishes for Win
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Men's basketball returns to our Best of the Barons list with Moses Sullivan's coast-to-coast drive and dish to Joe Rine in a last second win.
Fr. Mike Scanlan Tennis Tournament To Restart in 2014
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – In honor of President Emeritus Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, Franciscan University of Steubenville is bringing back the tennis tournament that bears his name.
Two More FUS Teams Win AMCC Peak Performer Honors
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced the winter and spring season Team Peak Performer winners and two Franciscan team were among the winners.
Men's Tennis Sweeps AMCC First Team All-Conference
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Baron tennis took both the AMCC Coach of the Year and Player of the Year Awards as well as sweeping the First Team All-Conference honors.
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.
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Jarzynka Honored as ECAC and AMCC Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio– Tennis captain Paul Jarzynka was honored as ECAC and AMCC Player of the Week for his performance against Bethany, Pitt. Greensburg, and Pitt. Bradford, going nearly undefeated, 26-1
Jarzynka Makes Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, OH–Baron tennis player, Paul Jarzynka was honored by the AMCC for his performance.
Jarzynka Honored as Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The AMCC honored senior tennis player Paul Jarzynka as Player of the Week
Huck and Gonzales Make AMCC Honors
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The AMCC honored Lacey Huck and Iliana Gonzales for their performances in the 2013-2014 women's basketball season.
Five Lady Barons Make All-Conference Team
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Kellie Rankin, Nicole Marshall, Maria Giuliani, Aimee Vunovich, and Molly Coogan all made the AMCC All-Conference team for their performances in the 2013-2014 Women's Swimming and Diving season.
Rankin Makes Diver of the Year
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Diver Kellie Rankin was named Diver of the Year by the AMCC for her performance in the 2013-2014 season
Giuliani Wins Second AMCC Swimmer of the Week Award
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – For the second time during the 2013-14 season, junior swimmer Maria Giuliani was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Swimmer of the Week.
Kuzma Day Raises Money For High School and Charity
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The success of Kuzma Community stretched helped raise over $1,000 for Madonna High School basketball and a Weirton, WV charity.
Donors Gain Naming Rights, Memorabilia in Fieldhouse Expansion
STEUBENVILLE, OHIO—Hank Kuzma, Franciscan’s legendary basketball coach, recently thanked two donors for their contributions to the $5 million expansion of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Finnegan Fieldhouse.
Guiliani Named AMCC Swimmer of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Junior Maria Guiliani was named Swimmer of the Week by the AMCC>
Kuzma Day to Feature Catholic High School Match Up
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The 6th Annual Hank Kuzma Community Day will feature a new local flair, with Weirton's Madonna High School and Steubenville's Catholic Central High School playing in Finnegan Fieldhouse.
Huck Earns ECAC Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Junior forward Lacey Huck was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference, Division III - Southern Region Player of the Week.
Two Double-Doubles Earns Huck AMCC Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A strong performance over the weekend in two consecutive conference contests earned junior forward Lacey Huck conference Player of the Week.
Barons Lose 82-74 Despite Late Surge Of Energy
STUEBENVILLE, Ohio – Despite trailing behind early in the first half against University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team was able to close the gap to a nine-point deficit only to run out of time, losing 82-74.
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.
Four Baron Runners Make All-Conference
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Patrick Flanagan, Molly Chambers, Colene Smith, and Allison Huelseman all made the AMCC All-Conference teams for this season.
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.
Duran, Imbimbo Make All-Conference Team
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Joe Duran and John Imbimbo were named to the AMCC All-Conference team for their performances in the 2013-2014 season.
Five Lady Barons Make All-Conference Team
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–As their most successful season in Franciscan Athletics history comes to a close, five of the women's soccer team have been named to the AMCC All-Conference Team.
AMCC Names Cocozza and Volk Players of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The AMCC Michele Volk and Julia Cocozza Players of the Week for their last match of the regular season and their first playoff win in Franciscan History.
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
Six Lady Barons Make First Team All-Conference in Women's Tennis
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan women's tennis took half of the possible spots on the First Team All-Conference fore the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
Swimming Finishes Fifth at Chatham
PITTSBURGH, PA – The Lady Barons Women'a Swimming and Diving squad placed fifth at Chatham University today. Individually, the Lady Barons placed well, with strong performances from Kathleen Lamontagne and Nicole Marshall
Men's Soccer Season Ends With Difficult Loss
CRESSON, Pa – The Men's Soccer team lost 2-1 to Mt. Aloysius college. Despite scoring first, the Barons were unable to keep their lead, falling behind early in the second half
Remembering the Life of Amanda Looman
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan Athletics lost a loved member of its family this week with the passing of former Lady Baron soccer player Amanda Looman.
Lady Barons fall 1-0 to D'Youville
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Lady Barons Soccer Team lost to D'Youville 1-0 today despite a tough game played by all. Battling through rain and wind, the Lady Barons' goalkeeper Mallory Garthwaite played a strong game, making many tough saves to keep FUS in the game.
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.
Record Numbers for 6th Annual Kelly Roggensack Memorial Races
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Over 200 people ran in the 6th Annual Kelly Roggensack Memorial Races on the Franciscan campus, making it the most successful year in the event's history.
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.
Lady Barons Mop Up D'Youville 9-0
The Lady Barons Tennis Team kicked off the Homecoming weekend festivities by beating conference opponent D'Youville 9-0. Plagued by delays and lashing rain, FUS had to dry off their floor before the match could begin. The Lady Barons then proceeded to play hard and come out victorious
Flanagan Named AMCC Runner of the Week
Baron runner Patrcick Flanagan was named AMCC Runner of the Week this week. Flanagan has placed consistently in the top 10 in the past races.
AMCC Names Smith Runner of the Week
The AMCC has named sophomore runner Colene Smith Runner of the Week for this week. Smith has led the Lady Barons Cross Country Squad in the past few races.
Men's Soccer Wins First Conference Victory
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio– Baron soccer had their first conference victory today against Pitt. Greensburg, winning 4-1. Strong performances from the Barons came from Brian Bobak and Joseph Imbimbo.
Lady Barons Fall to John Carroll
The Lady Barons lost to John Carroll today 9-0. Despite a 6-3 loss, Lady Baron Caeles Crunkleton-Wilson brought a high level of intensity and skill to the court.
Four Hour Match Ends with Franciscan Win
The Lady Barons Tennis team triumphed over Pitt. Greensbrug 6-3 after four hours of gameplay. Strong performances came from Erin Coyne, and no. 3 doubles team Lucia Neugenbauer and Kelly Chambers.
Women's Soccer Shuts Out Geneva
BEAVER FALLS, Pa–The Lady Barons Soccer team beat Geneva college 2-0 for their first shut out of the season. Strong performances came from Ashley Ruttencutter and Jordan Bryley as the Lady Barons increase their record to 6-3
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.
Rugby Continues to Dominate with Shutout
STEUBENVILLE- Franciscan University Rugby dominated against conference competition Grove City College in a home match, winning 51-0. Key performances came from Jimmy Kueber and Man of the Match Jason Luizzi
Lady Barons Lack Consistency in Loss
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The Franciscan University women’s soccer game couldn’t quite pull it together in a constant downpour of rain as they lost to Washington and Jefferson College 4-0. The Lady Barons struggled to secure a good flow in the first half but by the end of the second they played like the team their fans are used to seeing.
Baron's Cross Country Performs Well against Strong Competition
SOUTH BEND, IND.- The Franciscan University men and women’s cross country teams traveled to compete in the National Catholic Championships, coming in 16 out of 22 and 21 out of 26 respectively in the small school division.
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.
6th Annual Kelly Roggensack Races to Feature New Course
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the sixth annual Kelly Roggensack Memorial Races on October, 5!
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.
Hannah Cooke Named Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio– Lady Baron Hannah Cooke has been named Player of the Week by the AMCC. Cooke, a sophomore forward, was a new addition to the Lady Barons’ squad this year and has already racked up an impressive number of goals early in the season.
Franciscan Fights through a Tough Match; Comes out on Top
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – An early goal from Jordan Byrley and a second half penalty kick from Katie Roemer gave Franciscan women’s soccer just enough to hang on for a 2-1 win over Westminster College.
Three Second Half Goals Cause Barons to Fall
HIRAM, Ohio – The Franciscan University Barons looked to stretch their early season winning streak to three games against Hiram College, but after a 1-1 lock at halftime the Barons allowed three second half goals to fall to the Terriers, 3-1.
Men's Tennis Falls to Baldwin Wallace
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio–Franciscan Men’s Tennis team opened their season with tough competition against Baldwin Wallace University. While the Barons lost 0-9, this game and the remainder of the fall season guarantee to give FUS a catalyst of quick improvement to get ready for spring competition.
Franciscan Sweeps Cougars 3-0
PITTSBURGH, PaDespite a delated match, the lady barons volleyball team quickly defeated the Chatham University Cougars 3-0.
Three Goals in Seven Minutes Clinch Victory for Lady Barons
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Lady Baron soccer improved to 3-1 on the season with a deceptively close 4-1 victory over Thiel College. The FUS women scored three goals in the final seven minutes to turn what would’ve been a frustrating tie into blowout win.
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.
AMCC Names Flanagan Runner of the Week
The AMCC has named junior cross country captain Patrick Flanagan the runner of the week.
AMCC Names Crunkleton-Wilson Player of the Week
The AMCC has named Caeles Crunkleton-Wilson the Tennis Player of the week
Lady Barons Finish Weekend with 9-0 Shut-Out
The Lady Barons Tennis team finished their triad of games this weekend by shutting out La Roche college 9-0. Strong performances were seen from the number 3 doubles team and number 6 singles player Allison Jenson
Franciscan Stands Strong Despite Hills and Steep Competition
The Franciscan University Cross Country teams traveled to Seton Hill on Saturday to compete against DII and DI opponents. Despite a grueling and hilly course, the Barons and Lady Barons came out strong
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.
Barons Struggle Through Second Game
BEAVER FALLS, Pa– Baron Soccer traveled to Geneva on Wednesday to play their second game of the season. Despite a close season opener, the Barons lost 7-1
Women's Soccer Builds Momentum with Second Win
BETHANY, W.V.— The Lady Baron’s soccer team secured a 2-1 win against non-conference opponent Bethany College on Wednesday after winning their home opener four days prior. By keeping possession of the ball for most of the game, peppering Bethany’s goalie with shots, and using their defense to limit Bethany’s counterattack, the Lady Barons were able to maintain their winning record of 2-0.
Men's Soccer Plays Strong in Season Opener
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – A goal in the sixty-eighth minute from freshman Joseph Duran and a number of late scoring chances fell just short of completing a comeback effort in Baron soccer season opener.
Two Goals by Cooke Clinch Season Opener
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Lady Baron soccer team won its season opener at home on Friday against Waynesburg University with a final score of 2-1. This win marks a significant feat for a team playing with a new head coach, new formations and new players against a team that beat them 6-1 last year.
Young Lady Baron Tennis Team Sweeps First Opponent
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - With an almost completely new team, Lady Baron tennis was able to pick up where it left off in 2012, with a dominating conference win against Pitt-Bradford.
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.
The Barons Take on The Rock in 10th Rugby Ruckus
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Franciscan University Barons will take on Slippery Rock University in the 10th Annual Robert D'Anniballe Rugby Ruckus. The match will start at 7 pm at Harding Stadium.
Cross Country Chaplain Runs 53 Mile Ultramarathon
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan's cross country chaplain, Father Gregory Plow, TOR, ran and completed the 53 mile Wild Idaho Ultramarathon on August 3.
Franciscan Sprints Coach Competes in Senior Olympics
CLEVELAND, Ohio–Assistant Coach Jack Thornton competed in the 2013 National Senior Games from July 23-31, placing 6th in the nation in Triple Jump
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.
Cross Country Chaplain to Run Ultramarathon
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Father Gregory Plow, Franciscan's cross country team chaplain, will run in the Wild Idaho Ultramarathon to raise money for the new Spirit of St. Francis Scholarship.
Men's Tennis Wins Peak Performance Award
The Franciscan University Barons Men's Tennis team was awarded the Peak Performance award by the AMCC. This Academic Honor is given to the team with the top cumulative GPA in their respective sport.
Krajewski, Jones Named 2013 John Lemal Award Winners
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan Athletics has named the winners of the second annual John Lemal, Director of Athletics Award given to the school's most valuable athletes. Senior runner Bill Jones and junior runner Nicole Krajewski won the award.
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.
A Shoeless Bill Jones Runs to 2nd Place in 5K
LA CROSSE, Wis. - Despite losing his left shoe on races second lap, Bill Jones ended his brilliant career at Franciscan with a second place finish in the 5K at the NCAA Championships.
Bill Jones Becomes First Baron All-American
LA CROSSE, WI - With a 6th place finish in the 10K, senior runner Bill Jones became the first Franciscan University athlete to make an NCAA All-American team.
Bill Jones Looks to Make History at NCAA Championships
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Baron runner Bill Jones will run in two events at the Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships this Thursday and Saturday.
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.
Franciscan University Basketball to play University of Kentucky
Franciscan University Barons Men's Basketball Team will play the 2012 NCAA DI Champions, the University of Kentucky Wildcats, in an exhibition game in Nov. 2014.
Barons Fall to No. 2 Ranked Lords in NCAA Tournament
GAMBIER, Ohio - The Baron's magical run came to an end as Franciscan men's tennis lost to no. 2 ranked Kenyon College 5-0 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Baron Tennis Wins First NCAA Tournament Game Ever!
GAMBIER, Ohio - Franciscan men's tennis became the first team in school history to play in and win and NCAA Tournament game. The Barons defeated Elizabethtown College 5-1 in the first round of the tournament.
Track Team Celebrates Successful Season with New School Records
MEADVILLE, Pa. - In their last team meet of the season, Franciscan University track & field finished strong in the unscored Allegheny College Gator Invitational.
NCAA Announces Tennis Championship Schedule
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Baron tennis is scheduled to play Elizabethtown College on Friday, May 10 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships.
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.
Barons Sweep Individual Awards, Dominate All-Conference
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced its men’s tennis end of the season awards and All-Conference teams on Monday, with Franciscan University dominating the field.
Multiple PR's Set in Meet at Behrend
ERIE, Pa. – It was a quick day for the Franciscan University track team who represented themselves in impressive fashion at Penn State Behrend. Multiple runners broke their personal best marks making the Barons look dominant in pristine weather conditions.
Lacayo Wins AMCC Player of the Week After Championships
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Just a day after his team won the AMCC Championship for the second time in three years, Leonel Lacayo was named the AMCC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for his performance during the championship tournament.
Jones Wins Heat of Penn Relays College 5k, Finished 9th Best
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Franciscan University runner Bill Jones won his heat, the college heat, of the Division I 5k race at the Penn Relays to place ninth out of 82 overall male 5k runners with a time of 14:19.81. Jones knocked five seconds off his previous record of 14:24.78 and is currently ranked third in the nation in Division III in this event.
Lady Barons Lose Late Game One Lead, Drop Doubleheader
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- The Franciscan University softball team played an exciting doubleheader until errors halted the momentum and cost the Lady Barons both games. FUS was defeated 8-4 and 17-4 by Penn State Beaver.
Lack of Communication Leads to Lady Baron Losses
ERIE, Pa. – Franciscan University softball fell to the Penn State Behrend Lions 13-1 and 12-0 in an away doubleheader.
Baron Tennis to Play for AMCC Championship Tomorrow
WEXFORD, Pa. – The Franciscan University men’s tennis team’s winning streak continued into the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference post season tournament as they beat the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, 5-0. After their victory, the Barons will have less than 24 hours prepare to take on Penn State Behrend for the AMCC Championship.
Lady Barons Fall to BWU in Season Finale
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- In the last game of their inaugural season, the Franciscan University Lady Barons fell to Baldwin Wallace University, 9-6.
Jarzynka Named Player of the Week for Second Straight Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The accolades continue to pile up for Baron tennis sophomore captain Paul Jarzynka, as the Allegheny Mountain College Conference named him Player of the Week for the second straight week.
Baron Tennis Finishes Conference Season Undefeated
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan men's tennis swept D'Youville College 9-0 to finish their season with a perfect record in conference play.
Facing Adversity, Lady Barons Drop Two to DYC
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - After being plagued with injuries, Franciscan University softball could not regroup in order to win their home doubleheader against D’Youville College; the Lady Barons lost 18-3 and 16-0.
Lady Barons Score First, Can't Finish Against Hilbert
HAMBURG, NY- In the second game against Hilbert College this season, Franciscan University women’s lacrosse came out strong scoring the first goal of the game but was unable to keep up the momentum and eventually fell to the Hawks, 10-4.
Franciscan Wins Institutional Academic Award from AMCC
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan University was awarded the Institutional Peak Performance Award by the Allegheny Collegiate Mountain Conference, as the AMCC institution with the highest percentage of student-athletes on the Academic All-Conference Team.
Men's Tennis Wins Fourth Straight
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- Continuing their four game winning streak, the Franciscan University Barons fought through the cold and windy weather to beat Westminster, 8-1. The Barons won all singles matches and first and second doubles, but the third doubles team fell to the Titans.
Barons Blank DII West Virginia State for Third Straight Win
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Coming off of their biggest win of the season against Penn State Behrend, the Franciscan University Barons headed home to battle Division II West Virginia State. The Barons pulled out their third victory in a row after beating the Yellow Jackets 9-0. FUS is now 7-5 overall and hold a 6-0 record in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
Lady Barons Shut-Out at Mt. Aloysius
CRESSON, Pa -- The Franciscan Lady Barons softball team traveled to Mt. Aloysius College in search of its first of the season. However, struggles from the plate and in the field led to two lopsided losses to the Lady Mounties.
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.
Jarzynka Named AMCC Player of the Week
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Sophomore team captain Paul Jarzynka was named Player of the Week for men's tennis by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
Tennis Clinches Top Spot in AMCC Championships
ERIE, Pa. - Redemption. That was the motivation for the Franciscan University men’s team who beat reigning Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference champions Penn State-Behrend, 7-2, to claim the number one spot in the AMCC.
Lady Barons Can't Keep Momentum vs. Medaille
BUFFALO, NY- The Franciscan University softball team lost their strong start in an away doubleheader against Medaille College and dropped both games, 13-5 and 18-4.
Men's Tennis Stays Undefeated With Sweep of Bradford
BRADFORD, Pa. -- Coming into their second game in two days, the Franciscan University men’s tennis team beat AMCC opponent the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, 9-0. This marks the first match since their trip to Florida where the Barons competed in favorable weather. Franciscan took advantage of the conditions and cruised to victory while being led by Assistant Head Coach Shannon Irvin.
Barons Shatter Records; Jones First in Nation
April 6, 2013 BETHANY W.V.- The Franciscan University Track and Field team set new records at the Bethany Invitational today. Key performers include Bill Jones, Jack Kaiser, and Jacob Baugher. Jones' 1500 meter time places him first in the nation.
Lady Barons Improve for Exciting Second Game
BRADFORD, Pa. - Although the Franciscan University softball team an impressive comeback in the second game, the Lady Barons made were swept by the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in an away doubleheader by scores of 12-0 and 7-4.
Barons Battle Elements in Loss to Allegheny
MEADVILLE, Pa. – After winning three matches in a row, the Franciscan University men’s tennis team fell to Allegheny College 8-1. The Barons had not played a match for 10 days and it was apparently difficult for them to shake off the rust in 30-degree weather.
Stronger Second Game Still Not Enough for Lady Barons
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Lady Barons played their second consecutive home doubleheader and lost both contests to Grove City College, first by a score of 9-1, and by a score of 11-5 in game two.
Lamar Hunt Jr. Son of NFL Legend to Speak on Campus
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Lamar Hunt Jr., part of the family ownership of the Kansas City Chiefs, Columbus Crew, and FC Dallas, will give his personal testimony on the FUS campus Thursday, April 4 at 2 pm in the International Room of the JC Williams Center.
Barons Take Schedule Change in Stride, Beat Bison
BETHANY, W. Va. – In a last-minute scheduling change for the Franciscan University men’s tennis team, the Barons traveled to Bethany College with a roster of only six players to play a match that was supposed to be played on March 30. The light roster did not affect the men, however, as the Barons beat the Bison, 7-2.
Tennis Blanks Mt. Aloysius at Neutral Site
WHEELING, W. Va. – Weather implications kept the Franciscan University men’s tennis team from once again playing in front of a home crowd. This marks the third home game in a row where the Barons had to change their match location. FUS beat Mount Aloysius College 9-0 on indoor courts in Wheeling, West Virginia.
First Track and Field Meet a Success; Jones qualifies for Penn-Relays
CALIFORNIA, Pa.— The Franciscan University track and field team broke several school and personal records at the California University of Pennsylvania Early Bird Meet, their first outdoor meet of the season. Although the meet was un-scored, FUS athletes set benchmarks for the rest of the season.
Late Rally Not Enough for Softball In Second Doubleheader Game
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A late rally came up short for Franciscan softball in their second game of a double header against St. Vincent College. The Lady Baron lost both games, 7-3 and 8-4.
Lady Baron's Strong Finish Falls Short in Home Opener
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - While fighting harsh winds and cold temperatures, the Lady Barons softball dropped the first game of their home opener double-header 11-3 and put together a late comeback that fell just short in the second game, losing 6-5.
Lady Barons Search for Consistency in Loss to Thiel
GREENVILLE, Pa.— The Franciscan University women’s Lacrosse team suffered a frustrating defeat to Thiel College in a game that resulted in a final score of 20-0.
Baron Tennis Wins Despite Moving Home Opener to Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - In their first home match of the spring 2013 season, Franciscan men's tennis was forced to move the match to indoor courts in Pittsburgh but was still able to defeat conference opponent Penn State Altoona 8-1.
Extra Focus Leads to Big Improvements for Softball
CLERMONT, Fla. – After coming off a tough double header a day ago, the Franciscan University women’s softball team displayed focus and tenacity in their games against St. Lawrence University and Thomas College. Despite losing both games, the Lady Barons will fly home from Florida confident in their team’s ability to play focused and with intensity.
Lady Baron Softball Still Seeking First Win
CLERMONT, Fla. -- After playing their closest game of the season on Tuesday and enjoying a day off on Wednesday, the Franciscan University softball team played in its third doubleheader of the season on Thursday, dropping two more games.
Baron LAX Earns First Program Win
BUENA VISTA, Va. - On a spring break trip to Virginia, right after the Catholic Church elected a new Pope, the Franciscan University men's lacrosse team won their first game in program history, defeating Southern Virginia University 17-8.
Baron Tennis Takes One Point Against Division II Fow
CLERMONT, Fla. - A Florida matchup against a Division II opponent resulted in a productive loss for Baron tennis. The team won one double match against Palm Beach Atlantic, lossing 8-1.
Offense Shows Improvement in Loss to Becker
Franciscan University’s softball team completed their second doubleheader of the season, playing against Becker College and Haverford College. The Lady Barons lost 13-12 in an exciting second match-up of the year with Becker College, and lost 22-1 against their second opponent on the day, Haverford College.
Last Second Goals Keeps Lady Baron LAX From Second Win
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A balanced and efficient offensive attack wasn't enough for Lady Baron lacrosse in the final minutes of their game against Hilbert College as FUS lost a nail-biter 9-8.
Lady Baron Softball Plays First Two Games of Season
CLERMONT, Fla. - The Franciscan softball team played their first two games of the 2013 season as part of a spring break tour in Florida. The games marked the first time the team was able to play outside after practicing indoors all preseason due to bad weather.
Five Lady Barons Make Swimming and Diving All-Conference
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Two Lady Baron swimmers have been named AMCC First Team All-Conference while two more swimmers and a diver were named to the conference's Second Team.
First Win In Program History for Lady Baron LAX
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A 17-6 victory over Wilmington College will mark the first win in program history for Franciscan women's lacrosse as the Lady Baron's dominated their fifth game of the season from start to finish.
FUS Names Clare McBane Head Coach of Lady Baron Soccer
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - After working through the offseason as Interim Head Coach, Clare McBane will take over the Lady Baron soccer program as the team's long-term head coach.
Huck Earns Second Team All-Conference Honors
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Sophomore forward Lacey Huck was named Second Team All-Conference by the AMCC for the 2012-13 women's basketball season. Huck was Newcomer of the Year and Third Team All-Conference in 2011-12.
Lady Baron Lax Continues to Improve
Franciscan University lost to Waynesburg University 14-7 in the inaugural women’s lacrosse team’s closest game of the season.
Noce Notches Hat Trick; Lady Barons Fall to Albion
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio- Franciscan women’s lacrosse fell to Albion College 16-5 in the third game of its inaugural season. Despite the loss, the Lady Barons scored more goals than in any other game thus far and held their opponent to the lowest score this season, both signs of team improvement.
Jones Named All-Academic Scholar Athlete for Second Straight Year
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Baron runner Bill Jones was named an All-Academic Scholar Athlete by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2012 cross country season.
Franciscan Lacrosse Falls 20-1 in First Game
VIENNA, WV— Baron Lacrosse fell to the Ohio Valley University Fighting Scots in their first game today. Despite initial setbacks, senior attack Patrick McNamara and goalie Evan Malchano both played strong games.
Barons Play Hard, Lose Season Opener
BEREA, Ohio - The Franciscan University Barons lost 9-0 to Baldwin Wallace University in their season opener despite strong performances from captain Paul Jarzynka and junior Leonel Lacayo.
Basketball Legend John Calipari to Speak at FUS
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Legendary University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari will be the keynote speaker at Franciscan University of Steubenville’s 2013 Baron Club Dinner (formerly the Century Club Dinner).
Barons Honor Murray in Senior Day Loss
In lone Baron senior Frank Murray’s final home game of his collegiate playing career, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team fell to the Medaille College Mavericks, 83-62.
FUS Women Spoil Halftime Lead
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Despite taking a three point halftime lead against one of the conferences best teams, the Franciscan women's basketball team couldn't keep the momentum going, as they lost to Medaille College 60-46.
Chicago Bears Owner to Speak at FUS on Faith, Athletics
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - On Monday, March 4, sports fans and non-sports fans alike will learn how to spread the Gospel message through one’s own calling when Pat McCaskey, the owner of the Chicago Bears, speaks at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Barons Can't Hold Second Half Lead
The Franciscan University men's basketball team had an eight-point lead in the second half of Saturday's game against D'Youville College, but let the lead slip away late as they fell to the Spartans, 68-57.
Lady Barons Fall in OT Again
Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team fell to the D’Youville College Spartans in overtime 62-58. This was the team’s second game to go into overtime in the past four days, as Franciscan fell to Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday.
First Half Lead Slips Away from Barons
Despite a strong first half performance, Franciscan University’s men’s basketball team suffered a frustrating loss to the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg tonight with a final score of 66-54.
Huck Notches Double-Double; Lady Barons Fall in OT
Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team fell to University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in overtime this Wednesday, 61-56, at home in one of the most exciting games of the season.
Despite Rine's Double-Double, Barons Fall to Mounties
Big man Joseph Rine had another big game for the Franciscan University men's basketball team, putting up a stat line of 17 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks, and three assists, but it wasn't enough as the Barons fell to the Mount Aloysius Mounties, 87-57.
Franciscan Falls to Lady Mounties
Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team battled against the Mount Aloysius Lady Mounties as they dropped their seventh straight, 71-54.
Barons Defense Stays Strong in Loss to La Roche
The Franciscan University men’s basketball team played a close game with La Roche College this Wednesday night, maintaining a tight score throughout, but eventually falling 59-48.
Lady Barons Fall to AMCC Leading La Roche
The Franciscan University women’s basketball team lost to the La Roche College Lady Red Hawks, 79-39. The Lady Barons struggled shooting the basketball, as they shot just 23.2% from the field.
Exceptional First Half Defense Not Enough for Barons
The Franciscan University of Steubenville's men's basketball team came out with tenacious defense for the second straight day, but it also struggled to score. They trailed the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford by a score of 20-19 at halftime, but ended up losing the game by double-digits due to their difficulty of putting points on the board.
Barons Struggle in First Half, Fall to Bradford
In its second game in two days, the Franciscan University women’s basketball team lost to University of Pittsburg at Bradford 55-38. The Barons played a hard game, with another double-double for sophomore captain Lacey Huck.
Barons Adjust To New Roster in Loss to Muskingum
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — In its first contest of 2013 the Franciscan University men’s basketball team lost to the Muskingum University Muskies by a final score of 73-62.
Rine's Big Night Not Enough for Barons
Despite having first-year big man Joseph Rine gobble up 20 rebounds and score in double digits for the second straight game, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team is still looking for it’s first win of the season as it fell to the Ohio University Eastern Panthers, 77-55.
FUS Women’s Basketball Bounces Back with 69-50 Win
The Franciscan University women’s basketball team beat California Institute of Technology at home 69-50, ending their three-game losing streak. The Cal-Tech Beavers traveled all the way from Southern California to play the Baron’s for the first time, finding in them a difficult competitor, with the FUS starting lineup all scoring in the double digits.
Cooney Takes Five Charges, Lady Barons Fall
Franciscan University’s women’s basketball team was defeated on its home court by Bethany College, 62-47. Knowing that the game would be difficult, FUS took the matchup as a challenge, playing an extremely physical game with their non-conference opponent.
Clare Smith Named Interim Head Coach of Lady Baron Soccer
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Lady Baron soccer head coach Johann Marin, has resigned from his position with the team, and will be replaced by new Interim Head Coach Clare Smith. Smith was an assistant coach under Marin in 2012.
Four Baron Runners Make All-Conference Team
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Bill Jones, Jack Kaiser, Patrick Flanagan, and Michael Gotta were all named to the All-Conference Team in the AMCC. Jones also won the AMCC Runner of the Year award for the third consecutive season.
Five of Fifteen All-Conference Runners are Lady Barons
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Five Lady Baron cross country runners have been named to the All-Conference Team in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
Watch Men's Basketball Home Opener Live Online!
The Franciscan University men's basketball team's home opener against Oberlin will be streamed live online today at 4 p.m.
Franciscan University Mourns Death of Softball Coach, Terry Leighty
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Franciscan University softball coach Terry Leighty died on November 13 of complications due to a stroke following heart surgery. Leighty started coaching the Lady Barons in 2010. He was 64 years old.
New Season Brings Fresh Hope for Baron Basketball
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — With seven incoming players and a new and improved training program, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team looks forward to the 2012-2013 season, hopeful to build on last year’s foundation and rise to a new level competitiveness.
Lady Barons Tip Off Season Thursday
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Lady Baron Basketball team looks to embrace all the new aspects of this season and build a team ready to move forward. The team, which is made up of a new head coach and several new players, will try to improve on its 3-21 record from last season.
5th Annual Dig Pink Volleyball Match
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Raise money for Breast Cancer Research with the Lady Baron's volleyball team at the 4th Annual Dig Pink Volleyball Match. Donations and proceeds will benefit The Side-Out Foundation and The T.E.A.R. Fund.
Franciscan Promotes Three Assistants to Head Coach
STEUBENVILLE, OH - There will be some familiar faces in unfamiliar places for Baron athletics during the 2012-2013 season. Three FUS teams will see former assistant coaches take over head coaching duties for their teams. Suzy Delaney will take over the women's basketball team, Ward Rogers will take over the men's soccer team, and Rebecca Recznik will take over the swimming and diving team.
Franciscan Athletics Adds MVP Award
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Athletics at Franciscan University of Steubenville is taking more strides in connecting with its College of Steubenville past. Director of Athletics Chris Ledyard recently announced the addition of the John Lemal Director of Athletics award as an annual honor for the most valuable male and female student-athletes participating in Franciscan’s NCAA Div. III program.
Franciscan Clinches Multiple Peak Performance Winners
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference recently released its fall, winter, and spring winners of the 2011-12 AMCC Peak Performer teams. Franciscan was honored more than any of the other ten schools in the conference, with five teams receiving recognition.
Franciscan Students Honored For Sportsmanship
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Every year one student-athlete from each Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference sponsored-sport is chosen for the All-Sportsmanship Team. This year’s winners from Franciscan University of Steubenville are as follows…
New Basketball Camps Directed by Top Coaches
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – It may seem like a year of firsts for Franciscan University’s head basketball coaches, but that couldn’t be more farther from the truth. Coaches John Lamanna and Suzy Delaney bring their seasoned expertise and an athletics-minded, character-development vision to their first-ever summer basketball camps.
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.
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.
Franciscan University Adds More Summer Camps
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University of Steubenville is offering more summer sports camps than ever before. Focusing on fundamentals, teamwork, and competitive training, six of Franciscan’s NCAA Div. III head coaches will direct beginner, individual, and team camps specializing in volleyball, soccer, tennis, and basketball.
A Battle for the AMCC Presidents Cup
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio —In order to acknowledge the efforts of its NCAA programs striving to attain athletic excellence, the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference awards the Presidents Cup to one athletically excellent institution every year. The Presidents Cup is awarded to the institution that accumulates the most points in conference competition.
AMCC Honors Barons For Community Outreach
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—On day four of Division III Week, Franciscan Athletics was recognized for its efforts in community service by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
Chatham Spoils Senior Night for Gallagher and Lady Barons
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Lady Barons of Franciscan University hosted the Chatham University Lady Cougars in a doubleheader on Thursday afternoon. It was Senior Night, honoring Franciscan’s lone senior Amelia Gallagher, but the celebration was spoiled by two Chatham victories. The Lady Cougars won game one, 8-2, and game two, 10-0.
Barons Recognized For Their Brains
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—During the fall 2011 season, Franciscan University student-athletes brought much recognition to Steubenville; the women’s cross country team topped the Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference, claiming the AMCC Championship for a fourth time, and both the women’s tennis and men’s cross country teams were AMCC runners-up. Additionally, the green and gold competitors garnered the AMCC’s Player of the Week award over a dozen times.
Coach Hanrahan Gives Pre-Championship Insight
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — In three days the Franciscan University rugby team will enter the semifinal round of the National Small College Rugby Organization National Championship in Glendale, Colo. Taking a few minutes to step away his team’s preparation, head coach Mark Hanrahan gave his insight on what the Barons should expect this weekend.
Pep Rally Gets Ruggers Ready for Colorado
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – On the eve of the most important road trip of their collegiate sports careers, the Franciscan University of Steubenville Baron ruggers were honored at a pep rally by their fellow students, fellow student-athletes, and Franciscan faculty and staff. The team departs for their National Small College Rugby Organization national championship in Glendale, Colo., tomorrow.
Green & Gold Pep Rally Tonight at FFH
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University rugby program has brought a wealth of pride and tradition to this campus, and tonight they are responsible for adding one more thing to the campus history books. Starting at 8 p.m. in the Finnegan Fieldhouse, Franciscan will host its first-ever pep rally. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Athletes Recognized by Athletes for Sportsmanship
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio— In the Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference, awards like Player of the Week or Newcomer of the Year are decided on by several factors; statistics, coaches, and the commissioner all have a hand in giving those honors. However, there is one category in which the voices of the student-athletes are heard: the AMCC All-Conference Sportsmanship Team.
NSCRO National Championship Coverage
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – It’s a long list of people traveling to Colorado this weekend to support the Baron rugby team at the national championship. From President Terence Henry, TOR, to the department of Athletics administrators, the school pride for the history-making team is felt by all. For those who can’t make it, there are media outlets to save the day.
Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-Conference Team
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — In celebration of Division III Week, the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released its Academic All-Conference Team thus far for 2011-12. Out of over 250 student-athletes, 88 Franciscan University student-athletes have achieved a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA by the conclusion of the fall 2011 semester.
Franciscan Athletics Celebrate Division III
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University celebrates the accomplishments of its student-athletes this week, taking part in the inaugural NCAA Division III Week developed to acknowledge the campus and community life involvement of student-athletes across Division III.
Kloska Community Day Features Free Sports Clinics
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio —Franciscan University is doubling its free sports clinic opportunities this Saturday, April 21, at the sixth annual Kloska Community Day. Local area children ages 6 to 12 are encouraged to sign up today for the free softball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, and basketball clinics hosted by Franciscan’s NCAA head coaches.
Bob Kloska Joins Steelers for Community Day
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – It’s a full day of sports for the community on Saturday, April 21, on the Franciscan University of Steubenville hill. In honor of the late Robert J. Kloska, the sixth annual Kloska Community Day hosts free sports clinics, prizes and raffles, and an evening Steelers charity basketball game sponsored by the Walmart Distribution Center.
Rugby Training Takes A New Course
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – What do religious sisters, rugby, and spring break have in common? More than you think. As the national championship rapidly approaches, Franciscan University’s rugby team did more than twice a day training sessions over spring break. The team stepped off the pitch and outside themselves to take a look at the big picture, all with the help of Steubenville’s Heart of Mary Mission House.
Lou Holtz Headlines Century Club Dinner
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Ohio Valley native Lou Holtz, one of college football’s all-time great coaches, brings his winning formula for success on and off the field to Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Century Club Dinner, Saturday, April 14.
Franciscan University Joins Sports Faith International to Honor Athletes
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio –Franciscan University of Steubenville heads to Chicago this weekend for two days of sports and spirituality events. Members of Franciscan University’s athletics and admissions departments will team up with Chicago Bears Owner Pat McCaskey’s organization, Sports Faith International, to honor outstanding athletes who effectively live out their spirituality within the world of sports.
Franciscan University Debuts Lacrosse in 2012-13
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Opportunities continue to open for students at Franciscan University of Steubenville with the official addition of men’s and women’s lacrosse for the 2012-13 academic year. The national search for the inaugural coaching staff and teams begins now.
Franciscan Softball Serves the Scouts
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Small acts of kindness go a long way in the mind of assistant softball coach Jennifer Parker. So she gathered her Franciscan University Lady Baron softball team Wednesday night to volunteer at the Blue and Gold Banquet for Steubenville’s Boy Scout Pack No. 401. With preseason practice beginning today, it was a perfect service-oriented warm up for the Lady Barons.
Free Basketball Clinics Continue To Be A Success
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – “It was an absolute blast working with all the kids,” said John Lamanna, Franciscan University’s head men’s basketball coach. “I was very pleased with the clinic turnout.” Over 50 boys and girls attended the University’s first free basketball clinic on Jan. 7, and Lamanna is looking forward to a repeat success at this weekend’s second free clinic.
Franciscan Athletics Wishes You A Merry Christmas
Our office is decorated, the student-athletes are gone (for now), and we just ran out of coffee. With that, the Department of Athletics at Franciscan University wishes you a Merry Christmas!
AMCC Reveals Presidents Cup Standings for Fall
Gibsonia, Pa. – Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Commissioner Donna Ledwin released the current Presidents Cup standings following the 2011 fall season on Wednesday. Penn State Behrend holds the lead with Franciscan University in fourth place.
Things Warm Up Between Barons And DPS Penn
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – For athletes and fans attending outdoor sporting events at Franciscan University of Steubenville, donning coats—as well as hats and gloves—has become de rigeur once again. With a cold and wet Ohio Valley winter just around the corner, DPS Penn is teaming up with Franciscan athletics to give back to the community through its Warm Hearts Warm People campaign.
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.
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.
NCAA Grants Franciscan University Full Division III Membership
STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville is now a full-fledged member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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.
Coach Rogers Offers High School Soccer Training Camps
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Many people will recognize Ward Rogers from his years of standing on the sidelines of Franciscan University’s soccer field. Recently hired as the new head men’s soccer coach, Rogers is also leading the University’s men’s high school summer soccer camps. The first camp begins at the beginning of July.
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