• 29th Annual Franklin Pierce University Golf Tournament Set for July 23
    June 15, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 15, 2018) -- Franklin Pierce University, in conjunction with the Department of Athletics, is excited to host the 29th Annual Franklin Pierce University Golf Tournament, which is set for July 23. The event will be held at Keene Country Club in Keene, N.H.
  • Kauffman Joins USA Baseball Women’s National Team Coaching Staff
    June 14, 2018
    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.
  • Men’s Tennis’ Bisazza, Chong Earn Season-End Regional Rankings from ITA
    June 14, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 14, 2018) – Junior James Bisazza (West Barnstable, Mass.) and freshman Roberto Chong (Puigpunyent, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team both finished the year among the top 20 singles players in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s East Region rankings, as announced earlier this spring by the ITA.
  • Field Hockey Has 12 Named to NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad
    June 13, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 13, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University field hockey team has had 12 student-athletes named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II National Academic Squad, as announced earlier this spring by the NFHCA. Furthermore, freshman goalkeeper Olivia Barnes (Greenwich, N.Y.), senior forward Carly Canavan (Kingston, N.Y.) and freshman forward Olivia Kowatch (Port Ewan, N.Y.) were all named Scholars of Distinction by the NFHCA, while the team earned the NFHCA’s National Academic Team Award.
  • Football’s DeForge, Ainsley Earn CSFL All-Academic Team Honors
    June 12, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 12, 2018) – Senior tight end Taylor DeForge (Bristol, Conn.) and senior offensive lineman Jack Ainsley (Averill Park, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team have been named to the inaugural edition of the Collegiate Sprint Football League All-Academic Team, as announced earlier this spring by the CSFL.
  • Baseball’s Friday Named to ABCA All-East Region Second Team
    June 11, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 11, 2018) – Senior third baseman John Friday (Southborough, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association All-East Region Second Team, as announced earlier this spring by the ABCA.
  • McGuckin Lands on NE10 Academic All-Conference Team
    June 11, 2018
    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.
  • Women’s Basketball to Raffle Off Two Pairs of Patriots Tickets
    June 07, 2018
    For the second consecutive year, the Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball program would like to announce that they will be raffling off tickets to the New England Patriots versus the Indianapolis Colts game on Thursday, October 4, 2018, with kickoff slated for 8:20 p.m. at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
  • Rowing’s Hay, Morin Named CRCA National Scholar-Athletes
    June 07, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 7, 2018) – Juniors Holly Hay (Miller Place, N.Y.) and Kaitlin Morin (Raymond, N.H.) of the Franklin Pierce University rowing team have been named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athletes, as announced earlier this week by the CRCA.
  • Cross Country/Track & Field Announces 2018-19 Coaching Staff
    June 06, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 6, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University cross country and track & field program, under the direction of Assistant Athletic Director and Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Zach Emerson, has announced its 2018-19 coaching staff.
  • Baseball’s Friday Named to NCBWA All-East Region Second Team
    June 05, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 5, 2018) – Senior third baseman John Friday (Southborough, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-East Region Second Team, as announced earlier this spring by the NCBWA. In addition, senior center fielder Adam Chase (Bridgewater, Mass.) and junior right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) each earned All-East Region Honorable Mention nods from the NCBWA.
  • Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field’s Gradijan, Holmes Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
    June 05, 2018
    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.
  • Baseball’s Amendola Earns Academic All-District Honors from CoSIDA
    June 01, 2018
    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.
  • Baseball to Send Three to NEIBA All-Star Game
    May 31, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (May 31, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University baseball team has had three players selected to participate in the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game, as announced on Wednesday by the NEIBA. This year’s game is scheduled for noon on Thursday, May 31, at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I.
  • Chapdelaine, Delea Honored by NEILA
    May 30, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse outgoing seniors Brad Chapdelaine (Goffstown, N.H.) and Sean Delea (Hampstead, N.H.) have been honored by the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) with selections to the 2018 NEILA Division II All-Academic Teams. On top of the academic honors, Chapdelaine was chosen to the NEILA Division II All-New England Second Team while Delea captured a bid to the NEILA East vs. West All-Star game.
  • Men’s Track & Field’s Minors Collects All-America Honor from USTFCCCA
    May 30, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (May 30, 2018) – Graduate student Dage Minors (Hamilton Parish, Bermuda) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field program has earned All-America First Team honors in the outdoor 800 meters from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as officially announced on Tuesday by the USTFCCCA.
  • Women’s Lacrosse’s Caitlin Sweeney Named to IWLCA All-East Region Second Team
    May 29, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (May 29, 2018) – Senior midfielder Caitlin Sweeney (Shirley, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team has been named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-East Region Second Team, as announced earlier this month by the IWLCA.
  • Men’s Track & Field’s Minors Caps Career with Fifth-Place Finish in 800m at NCAA Championships
    May 26, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 26, 2018) – Running for the final time in his collegiate career, graduate student Dage Minors (Hamilton Parish, Bermuda) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team turned in a fifth-place finish in the national final of the 800 meters on Saturday evening at the NCAA Championships, hosted by Johnson C. Smith University at the Irwin Belk Complex.
  • Minors Leads Men’s Track & Field Pair at NCAA Championships, Advances to 800m Final
    May 25, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 25, 2018) – Running in his final collegiate meet, graduate student Dage Minors (Hamilton Parish, Bermuda) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team extended his career by one more day on Friday evening. Running out of the third preliminary heat -- alongside freshman teammate Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) -- Minors qualified for the Saturday final of the 800 meters at the NCAA Championships, hosted by Johnson C. Smith University at the Irwin Belk Complex.
  • Baseball’s Friday, Hart Earn CCA All-East Region Honors
    May 25, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (May 25, 2018) – Senior third baseman John Friday (Southborough, Mass.) and junior right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) have both earned All-East Region Second Team selections from the Division II Conference Commissioners Association, as announced earlier this month by the CCA.
  • 222 Student-Athletes Earn GPAs of 3.3 or Higher During Spring Semester to be Named to Athletic Department Honor Roll
    May 24, 2018
    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.
  • Men’s Golf Caps Off Historic Season With 19th Place Finish at NCAA Championship
    May 23, 2018
    The no. 8 regionally-ranked Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team concluded their epic 2017-18 season with a 19th place finish at the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship.
  • Field Hockey’s Canavan Named as NE10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Finalist
    May 23, 2018
    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.
  • Men’s Golf Improves One Place in Team Rankings Tuesday at NCAA Championship
    May 22, 2018
    The no. 8 regionally-ranked Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team jumped one spot to 19th place on the team leaderboard following the second round of the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Championship Monday at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals.
  • FPU Men’s Golf Wraps Up First Round at NCAA Championship
    May 21, 2018
    The no. 8 regionally-ranked Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team participated in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Championship Monday at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals.
  • PREVIEW: Men’s Golf Travels South to Alabama For First Ever NCAA Championship Appearance
    May 20, 2018
    Coming off a second-place finish at the 2018 NCAA Division II Atlantic/East Regional, the Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team earned an automatic bid to the National Championships hosted by the University of North Alabama and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals.
  • Baseball Comes up Short, Sees Season End in 5-4 Loss to No. 8/16 New Haven
    May 20, 2018
    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (May 20, 2018) – Trailing by two runs through eight innings on Sunday afternoon, the fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce University baseball team was able to get the tying run to the plate, but no further, in an elimination game on the fourth day of the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by University of New Haven, at Peter X. Finnerty Field on the campus of Pace University. The Ravens plated one run in the ninth, but still came up one run short, as they saw their season end in a 5-4 loss, at the hands of host, top seed and No. 8/16 nationally ranked New Haven. Senior catcher Stephen Octave (New Windsor, N.Y.) homered for Franklin Pierce in the fourth inning of what would be his final collegiate game.
  • Hart Goes Seven Strong, Baseball Downs Le Moyne, 6-2, in Elimination Game at NCAA East Regional
    May 19, 2018
    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (May 19, 2018) – With the season on the line, junior right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) helped the fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce University baseball team take its first step back in the loser’s bracket on Saturday night, on the third day of the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by University of New Haven, at Pace University. Hart collected eight strikeouts over seven innings of four-hit ball, as the Ravens eliminated third-seeded Le Moyne with a 6-2 victory at Peter X. Finnerty Field. In back-to-back at-bats in a pivotal, three-run fifth, senior center fielder Adam Chase (Bridgewater, Mass.) clubbed a two-run double and senior third baseman John Friday (Southborough, Mass.) provided an RBI triple.
  • Morrison Concludes Collegiate Career With 19th Place at Nationals
    May 19, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University golfer Camden Morrison (Millis, Mass.) ended her storied college career with a 19th place finish at the 2018 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship hosted by Texas A&M International and Harris County-Houston Sports Authority.
  • (UPDATED 1 p.m. Sat with weather info) PREVIEW: Baseball to Face Le Moyne with Season on Line at Third Day of NCAA East Regional
    May 19, 2018
    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (May 19, 2018) – If the stakes were not already high enough, things get even more serious on Saturday afternoon, as the fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce University baseball team will take to Peter X. Finnerty Field with its backs to the wall on the third day of the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by University of New Haven, on the campus of Pace University. The Ravens will match up with third-seeded Le Moyne in an elimination game scheduled to begin at 3 p.m., though weather in the region looks to be wet on Saturday and may force schedule adjustments.
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