At the midpoint of her freshman campaign with the Franklin Pierce University women's ice hockey team, Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) sits as the third-leading scorer and is a member of the team's top line. On Friday, she was featured in the Union Leader, as part of Alex Hall's college hockey notebook.
The final buzzer sounded at Larkin Field. The scoreboard showed 2-1. The Southern New Hampshire University Penmen had clinched the Northeast-10 Conference women’s soccer title, while the Franklin Pierce University Ravens looked on in defeat. The Ravens were named runner-up, which was still a position no one expected them to finish in. This is the story of how they got there.
Senior Mike McDevitt is in his final go-around with Ravens men's basketball in 2017-18, and the team is coming off a win at home last week over Saint Michael's. On Monday, our Matt Cerullo caught up with McDevitt to discuss the evolution of his game over time, to take a look at two key road games coming up this week and... to explore his inner nerd-dom.
Women's ice hockey freshman Marissa Massaro notched her first career goal last Tuesday, as she jammed home the overtime winner at Castleton. On Monday, our Matt Janik caught up with her to talk about her first career score, how the young team has grown so far on the young season, and... her fantasy hockey success.
Women's basketball senior Jemma Thacker is logging career-high minutes and putting together career-best production so far, early in her final season in Rindge. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao talked to Thacker about her offseason work to improve her game, the team's approach to a very busy week, and... threw things back to the first time Thacker joined us on Media Monday.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 21, 2017) – On Saturday, 30 student-athletes from the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics spent time at Yankee Lanes in Keene, where they assisted with the Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 15, 2017) – Over the weekend, the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team held its “Skate for Autism” campaign, in conjunction with its home games against Saint Michael’s on Friday and Saturday at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. In all, the initiative raised $5000, which will be donated to the New England Center for Children in Southborough, Mass.
Ravens men's basketball opened the season over the weekend with a pair of wins at the SNHU Tournament. On Monday, our Matt Cerullo caught up with senior forward Asante Sandiford to discuss the opening weekend, an upcoming week full of rivalry games and... his NHL talents?
Ravens women's basketball opened the season with a split on the road in tournament action at Holy Family over the weekend. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao was able to chat with head coach Jen Wedo about the team's season openers, evaluating her process as she opens her second year and... her inner Indiana Jones.
Ravens women's ice hockey held its Skate for Autism weekend at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena on Saturday, in conjunction with their home series against Saint Michael's. In all, the Ravens raised $5000 for the New England Center for Children, which works with autistic children. On Monday, our Matt Janik sat down with sophomore captain Katie Neuburger to talk about the fundraiser, the team's play over the weekend and... her past life as a pole vaulter.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 8, 2017) -- The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with Athletic Council member Lab 'n Lager is proud to announce a watch party for the Ravens women's soccer team's NCAA Championship First Round contest against LIU Post on Friday, Nov. 10.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 6, 2017) – Returning to the event for the first time since 2010, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team was selected as the fifth seed in the NCAA Championship East Regional, as announced Monday evening by the NCAA. The Ravens, the Northeast-10 Conference runner-up, earned an at-large bid to the six-team tournament, which will see first and second rounds conducted on Friday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 12. Franklin Pierce will open its NCAA Championship on Friday at 2 p.m. against fourth-seeded LIU Post at Motamed Field, on the campus of top-seeded Adelphi, in Garden City, N.Y.
Ravens women's soccer made a run to the final round of the NE10 Championship last week and is set for an NCAA Championship appearance later this week. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with sophomore Sophie Cousineau to discuss the team's NE10 performance, their goal of getting better every day, and her love of all things Harry Potter.
Ravens cross country closed out the 2017 season on Saturday afternoon with their performance at the NCAA Championship East Regional. On Monday, our Matt Janik talked to head coach Zach Emerson about the team's performance over the weekend, their growth throughout the year, and coach's love of/addiction to coffee.
Ravens men's ice hockey opened the season last week, and will open NE10 play later this week. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao chatted with senior goaltender and alternate captain Tom McGuckin about the team's early performances, took a look ahead to the NE10 opener, and learned about Tom's ambidextrous talents.
For Jadel Poon-Lewis, the path to college soccer wasn’t as smooth as one would think. A phenom in his freshman season, Poon-Lewis took Franklin Pierce by storm. He started in all 17 games for the Ravens, winning 11 while boasting a 1.31 goals-against average and three shutouts. Poon-Lewis was named to the Northeast-10 Conference’s All-Rookie Team at the end of last season. However, for the Trinidad and Tobago native, playing at Franklin Pierce wasn’t a part of his initial plan. Not even close.
Ravens bowling is underway and looking to climb to new heights in its 2017-18 season. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with senior Jess Davies to talk about the building of the program, enlightening people to the competitiveness of college bowling and her own viral YouTube video.
Ravens women's golf had a fall to remember in 2017, as the Ravens claimed their first-ever NE10 Championship, which punched their ticket through to the NCAA Championship in the spring. On Monday, our Matt Janik caught up with senior Taylor Schmidt to talk about the team's success thus far, take a look inside the mentality of a golfer, and even take a brief foray into scuba diving.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 30, 2017) – Following a two-year hiatus, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team will return to the Northeast-10 Conference Championship for its 15th all-time appearance on Tuesday afternoon. The Ravens, who are the fourth seed, will open pursuit of their Conference-record eighth NE10 title, when they host fifth-seeded Pace in the quarterfinal round. Opening kickoff is set for 4 p.m. at Sodexo Field.