ALBANY, N.Y. (October 14, 2018) – Looking to defend its title at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship, the Franklin Pierce University women’s golf team is only three shots off the pace after Sunday’s first round. Junior Zoe Yamamoto (Honolulu, Hawaii) led the Ravens with a 76 (+5), and is tied for second after the first of two rounds at the 5965-yard, par-71 Capital Hills at Albany.
SHELTON, Conn. (October 13, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team completed a season-opening, weekend sweep of Post on the road in style on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) scored three straight goals – including a pair of shorthanded tallies – across the first and second periods, to record the fourth natural hat trick in program history, as the Ravens rolled to a 5-0 victory in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play at Sports Center of Connecticut.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 13, 2018) – Senior forward Bruna Tavares (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) provided a goal and an assist on Saturday night, as the No. 15 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team picked up a 2-1 win over visiting Pace on Senior Night at Sodexo Field. Junior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil) potted the game-winning goal in the second half of the Northeast-10 Conference affair.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team was dropped in straight sets Saturday afternoon suffering a 3-0 (12-25, 14-25, 19-25) setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Adelphi University. With the win, the Panthers improve to 18-5, 7-1 NE10 while the Ravens lost their eighth league showdown.
Women's soccer is off to an 8-0-0 start to the year, which has been fueled in part by an attack which prominently features junior forward Veronica Marques. On Media Monday, Marques sat down with our Tyler Aragao to talk about the success, her chemistry with her teammates, and... her musical skills (along with a quick dig at coach Garbar's dancing "ability").
Men's soccer snapped a scoring drought in a big way on Sunday afternoon, with a 3-1 win at New Haven, which featured five points from sophomore forward Yannik Felber. On Media Monday, our Matt Janik talked with Felber about what finally clicked on Sunday, transitioning from Germany to the United States, and... his beat-boxing skills.
Women's tennis picked up a big win on the road over the weekend at Bentley. On Media Monday, junior Alana Wyatt talked with our Shannon Slater about the match, her approach to both singles and doubles play, and... her unique birthplace.
Miss anything from a busy homecoming weekend on campus. We've got a quick weekend of all our Athletics events from over the weekend here.