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Athletics Overview – Summer 2021

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Athletics Overview – Summer 2021

This season's teams reach new goals and championship achievements.

Summer 2021

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Women’s Tennis

The Lady Baron tennis team continued their winning ways, picking up their first Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship title and fifth NCAA tournament appearance in the program’s history.

The Lady Barons fell in the first round at the NCAA tourney to the College of New Jersey 5-0.

“This team is special,” says coach Scott Greve. “They fought through the adversity of COVID. In the championship, we didn’t have our entire lineup, but these ladies never gave up. I am honored to be their coach!”



With a 16-19 record, the Baron Baseball team qualified for post-season play in the PAC Baseball Championship Tournament.

The achievement comes in the first year of baseball’s return to play since 2011.

While the Barons lost in the opening round to St. Vincent College, 13-4, eight players received All-PAC honors including first baseman Joshua Costello who arguably had the best season of all-time by a Franciscan batter. He held a .423 batting average, which was the third best amongst all PAC players this season, and he led the Barons in slugging percentage (.654), on base percentage (.490), RBIs (42), doubles (15), home runs (5), and total bases (85).


Student Spotlight

Name: William R. Muraski ’21

Hometown: Keller, TX

Major: Humanities and Catholic Culture

Sport: Men’s Lacrosse

Team Position: Team Captain; Close Defense

Honors: 2019 PAC AllConference Second Team Defense

On Lacrosse: “The dynamic and fast-paced nature of the play, the intricate dodges and stick work, the history and rich roots of the game—lacrosse will always be a part of my life.”

On Baron Lacrosse: “The unique combination of the Catholic faith and intense athletic competition creates an incredible culture.”

Career Goal: To serve the Church, provide for a family, and live well along the way.

Patron Saint: : St. Padre Pio and St. Joseph

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