Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman guard Sophia Holmes (Oakland, Maine) produced a career-high 19 points during a 71-61 loss to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Southern New Hampshire University Saturday afternoon at the SNHU Fieldhouse. With the win, the Penmen move to 16-10, 12-8 NE10 and loss was the Ravens 19th in league play.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (February 16, 2018) – A first-period goal from senior forward Evan Marek (Enfield, Conn.) -- his first tally of the season -- would stand up the rest of the way on the road on Friday night for the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team. The Ravens picked up two more goals in the second period to pad the lead and went on to a 3-0 win over Saint Michael’s in Northeast-10 Conference play at Cairns Arena. Sophomore forward Alex Lester (Methuen, Mass.) had a goal and an assist for Franklin Pierce, while sophomore defenseman Sean Munzing (Beverly, Mass.) dished out two assists for his first career multiple-point game.
WINCHENDON, Mass. (February 16, 2018) – On Friday night, for the second time this season, freshman forward Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) tallied a hat trick against Post. This time, it was of the natural variety, and she added an assist along the way for good measure, as her four-point night led the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team in a 9-0 win on home ice in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Sophomore forward Meg Gilbride (Braintree, Mass.) added a goal and two assists, senior forward Alex Brolsma (Bloomington, Minn.) dished out three assists and freshman defenseman Kara Santoro (Wolcott, Conn.) scored twice on the night at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena.
RINDGE, N.H. (February 16, 2018) – For the first time ever in 2018, the Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships will be contested over two days, instead of just one, this Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. The Franklin Pierce University men’s and women’s track & field programs are expected to field 47 entries across 30 events at the meet, which will be hosted by American International College on the campus of Smith College in Northampton, Mass.
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.