RINDGE, N.H (June 14, 2018) – Assistant coach and alum Cody Kauffman ’12 of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been selected to join the coaching staff of the USA Baseball Women’s National Team this summer, as announced earlier this spring by USA Baseball. Kauffman and the rest of the staff have already begun to build the team, and will then prepare the squad for World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s Baseball World Cup in August.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 11, 2018) – Senior Tom McGuckin (Clayton, N.J.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has earned Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference honors for the winter season, as announced earlier this spring by the Conference office. He was among 67 student-athletes across seven sports honored by the NE10.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 5, 2018) – Senior Martin Gradijan (Lebanon, N.H.) and graduate student Jon Holmes (Albany, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country and track & field teams have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I First Team, as announced late last week by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). As a result of the selection, Gradijan advances to the Academic All-America ballot.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 1, 2018) – Senior right-hander John Amendola (Wallingford, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I First Team, as announced earlier this spring by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). As a result of the selection, Amendola advances to the Academic All-America ballot.
RINDGE, N.H. (May 24, 2017) – A total of 222 student-athletes in the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics have been named to the 2018 spring semester edition of the Athletic Department Honor Roll, as announced Thursday. In addition, 33 student-athletes garnered perfect, 4.0 grade-point averages. In all, 21 of the University’s 26 varsity squads eclipsed the 3.0 mark, and the Department’s student-athletes combined to post a 3.18 cumulative GPA for the semester.
RINDGE, N.H. (May 23, 2018) – Carly Canavan ’18 (Kingston, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team has been named as one of three finalists for the Northeast-10 Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, as announced on Wednesday afternoon by the Conference office.
Jessica Strassburg has been collecting can tabs on her own since her freshman year at Franklin Pierce. Now, over a year later, she is the head of a club on campus dedicated to the same goal, and loving every minute of it.
Siblings are an enigma. Living and growing up together, continually competing and driving each other crazy at times. It does not get much easier when identical twins are involved. For the Lassows and Sweeneys, it is hard to imagine one without the other. All seniors at Franklin Pierce, Benjamin and Aaron Lassow have been vital cogs for the men’s lacrosse program, while Caitlin and Briana Sweeney have brought new life into the women’s lacrosse program, shouldering the team for the better portion of their collegiate careers.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 25, 2018) -- Matt Walsh, who was a four-year standout for the Franklin Pierce University baseball team, will be inducted into the Plymouth Athletic Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 29. For more information about Walsh's induction and the event itself, please click through to find the linked story from the Old Colony Memorial.
The Franklin Pierce Women’s Soccer team will spend eight days in August abroad in Spain. The trip will span from Aug. 18-26, with head coach Jonathan Garbar and his squad looking to take advantage of an opportunity to travel and bond as a team.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 19, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University and the Department of Athletics welcomed Special Olympics New Hampshire to campus on Saturday, April 7, as the latter held a practice day for 50 of its Special Olympic athletes.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 18, 2018) – Freshman Roberto Chong (Puigpunyent, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Year, as announced on Wednesday by the Conference office. Chong was also named to the All-NE10 Third Team and the league’s All-Rookie Team, while junior James Bisazza (West Barnstable, Mass.) landed on the All-NE10 Second Team.
When it comes to injuries, athletes can often be stubborn in dealing with their diagnosis. For Nicole Galewski, it was no different. A graduate student and native of Whitman, Massachusetts, Galewski is one of the Franklin Pierce women’s track & field team’s most seasoned athletes. A record holder and multi-event competitor, Galewski has established herself as among the program’s best despite dealing with subluxation degeneration, a condition which affects specific areas of the spine, causing nerve interference.
Franklin Pierce track & field is beginning to get into the outdoor portion of its season in earnest, and was in action over the weekend at the Coast Guard Invitational. On Media Monday, senior Nicholas Jacques of the men's team chatted with our Tyler Aragao about his success at the meet, his approach to team leadership, and... The Flash.
Junior right-hander Zach Hart has exploded onto the scene in the last month, putting together quality outing after quality outing on the mound. On Media Monday, he talked to our Matt Janik about his most recent start, how he has grown both over time and within this season, and... his love of heavy metal music pregame.
Ravens softball has hit its stride recently, winning three out of four over the weekend on a trip to the southern reaches of Connecticut. On Media Monday, senior Cassidy Sorenson sat down with our Tyler Aragao to discuss the recent success, the turnaround from last year, and... her ear-touching habit.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 6, 2018) – The backstop of the 2007 men’s soccer national championship team and a former National Player of the Year, James Thorpe ’08 headlines the four-inductee Class of 2018 for the Franklin Pierce University Athletics Hall of Fame. The Department of Athletics is proud to formally announce this year’s inductees, which include Thorpe, Nicole Cheadle Morris ’03, Hazel Harding ’89 and Jon White ’03.
With wet and sometimes wintry weather continuing to lash New England, the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics has announced multiple changes to its schedule for the coming week. More changes are anticipated, and will be added to this page as they are finalized.
RINDGE, N.H. (March 1, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University has had five student-athletes earn Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference honors for the fall season, as announced on Thursday by the Conference office. Senior forward Carly Canavan (Kingston, N.Y.) and junior midfielder Raegan Moulton (Baldwinville, Mass.) of the field hockey team, senior back Hamish Cadigan (Christchurch, New Zealand) and sophomore midfielder Noam Kolakofsky (Liman, Israel) of the men’s soccer team, and senior goalkeeper Casey Cook (Beverly, Mass.) of the women’s soccer team, were all honored by the league. The selected Ravens were among 84 student-athletes across seven sports honored by the Northeast-10.
Ravens women's hockey capped the season in dramatic fashion on Sunday, with a double-overtime win in the third-place game at the NEWHA Open Tournament. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with senior co-captain Alex Brolsma to talk about the weekend, claiming the school scoring record, and... her post-college plans.
Ravens baseball went 4-1 in Myrtle Beach over the weekend to open its 2018 campaign in style. After getting back to campus, senior captain Zack Tower sat down with our Matt Janik to talk about the season-opening trip, the offense's hot start and... his lack of a fun fact (we'll take part of the blame; we put him on the spot!).
RINDGE, N.H. (February 15, 2018) – A total of 244 student-athletes in the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics have been named to the 2017 fall semester edition of the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, as announced last week by the Conference office. In addition, 12 student-athletes garnered perfect, 4.0 grade-point averages.
RINDGE, N.H. (February 12, 2018) – A total of eight members of the Franklin Pierce University men’s and women’s cross country teams have earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors, as announced late last week by the USTFCCCA. In addition, both the men’s and women’s cross country programs have been honored at the team level by the USTFCCCA All-Academic program.
Ravens men's ice hockey has struggled at times in 2017-18, but is coming off a big win over Post and has five games left to try to claw its way back into the postseason. On Monday, our Matt Janik talked with senior co-captain Jonathan Haun about the boost from Tuesday's offensive outburst, the approach to the season's stretch run and... the dental hazards of ice hockey.
Ravens men's bowling is in its first year of competition in 2017-18. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao chatted with head coach Kim Buckley about the work of building a program from the ground up, about some of the growing pains along the way and... about the disparity in age between her and her brother.
Ravens men's basketball is in the thick of a postseason chase as the season comes down to its final weeks. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao caught up with sophomore guard Doying Fadojutimi to discuss the team's big wins last week, the road ahead and... his enjoyment of manga.