Tag: Athlete Spotlight

Athlete Spotlight: Relentless tennis for Christ and family

NICK MERSCH SPORTS EDITOR A senior history and theology double major from Boston, Massachusetts, Gracie Hammel plays an integral role for Franciscan University of Steubenville’s women’s tennis team.  Hammel’s tennis journey started at a young age due to her brothers’ interest in the sport. The self-described tomboy…

Athlete Spotlight: Allyson Weiss

NICK MERSCH SPORTS EDITOR From kindergarten to college, sophomore Allyson Weiss has passionately played softball for most of her life. A business management major from Bargersville, Indiana, Weiss currently plays second base for the Lady Barons softball team. “Growing up,…

Athlete Spotlight: Love at first spike

NICK MERSCH SPORTS EDITOR Spike master and captain of the Lady Barons volleyball team, senior Maria Ciola dominates the court and leads her teammates to excellence. Ciola, senior communication arts major with an exercise science minor from Virginia, leads the…