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Rugby and volleyball, and women’s soccerdominate Homecoming Weekend


Rugby rolls again, Volleyball digs pink, and women's soccer wins!

Posted:  2011-01-12

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STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - It was a huge week in Baron Athletics andit all wrapped up with Homecoming Saturday. The Baron rugby team poured on the offense eclipsing the 50-point mark for the second straight game as they defeated Fairmont State, 50-14…Volleyball hosted their Dig Pink breast cancer awareness event on Saturday, and after two losses earlier in the week the Lady Barons fought back from a 1-0 deficit and won three consecutive games to take home the win…Women's soccer used a week long hiatus from the playing field to rest and prepare themselves for their trip to Hilbert College where they got back in the win column with a 5-1 victory…The first half struggles continued this week for the men's soccer team which dropped both contests…Women's tennis defeated Bethany College 7-2 before dropping two consecutive matches to challenging non-conference opponents in Westminster (Pa.) and John Carroll as they prepare for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championship Tournament. The Lady Baron netters are undefeated and hold the No. 1 seed in the AMCC Tournament…Men's tennis finished its non-traditional season 0-3 after falling to John Carroll on Saturday.

Get full game recaps at FranciscanAthletics.com.


Coming up

Although the week is quiet in Baron Athletics, things pick up again this weekend. On tap for the Lady Baron volleyball team is a home match on Wednesday, Oct. 10, against AMCC foe Mt. Aloysius University…The cross country teams kick off a busy Saturday as they travel to Oberlin, Ohio, for the Intra-Regional Rumble…Rugby looks to continue their domination as they finish their regular season at Slippery Rock University at 1 p.m. …Playing at home on Saturday are the women's and men's soccer teams, which face off against D'Youville College at 1 and 3 p.m., respectively, as well as the volleyball team hosting a tri-match with Chatham and Grove City College, games at 1 and 3 p.m.

Get the full schedule of upcoming games at FranciscanAthletics.com

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