RINDGE, N.H. (September 19, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University cross country program currently has both its men’s and women’s teams ranked among the top 10 teams in the East Region, as announced on Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Franklin Pierce is one of six schools in the East Region to currently have both its men’s and women’s teams regionally ranked.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team battled valiantly on Tuesday evening almost coming back from a 2-0 deficit before falling 3-2 (16-25, 24-26, 25-14, 25-22, 12-15) to Merrimack College. With the win, the Warriors even up their conference record at 1-1 while the Ravens dropped their second setback of the conference slate.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (September 18, 2018) – The goals came fast and furious in the final 20 minutes at Penmen Stadium on Tuesday night. Holding a 2-1 lead, the No. 24 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team pushed the margin out to 3-1, before Southern New Hampshire struck twice in 97 seconds to level things at 3-3 with under 15 minutes to play. In the end, junior midfielder Gabi Pereira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) buried a free kick in the 85th minute to lift the Ravens to a 4-3 win on the road in Northeast-10 Conference play.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 18, 2018) – This time, the deficit proved too big for the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team. The Ravens – who have made a habit of staging come-from-behind wins – found themselves facing a 2-0 halftime deficit on Tuesday night at Sodexo Field. This time though, the crimson and grey could not cut into the deficit, as No. 7 nationally ranked Merrimack continued on to a 3-0 victory in the non-conference contest. Senior back Samantha Bartush scored twice in the victory for the Warriors.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 20, 2018) -- Right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team helped lead the Wareham Gatemen to a title this summer in the Cape Cod Baseball League. After the conclusion of the summer league season, he was featured in the most recent issue of New England Baseball Journal. Click through to read the full article.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 18, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has entered the United Soccer Coaches national poll as the No. 24 ranked team in the country, in advance of Tuesday’s night’s Northeast-10 Conference showdown at Southern New Hampshire, as announced Tuesday morning by the coaches’ association.
On a Very Special Edition of Media Monday, we take a look inside the Athletic Training Room, courtesy of three of Franklin Pierce's athletic trainers. Our Matt Janik is joined by Christine Levreault, Tyler Baran, Makina Itchkavich-Levasseur and, of course, Saki. The group discusses the unseen challenges of the job, the adjustments being made by new people in new roles, and... Christine's figure skating background. Nobody ever explained why Makina was wearing the sunglasses though...
There were some struggles on the field for Ravens football in Saturday's season-opening loss to Navy, but there were lessons to be learned as well. On Media Monday, our Tyler Aragao chatted with head coach Rashad Watson about the takeaways from the Navy game, a look ahead to Saturday's homecoming tilt with Post, and... the impressive longevity of Watson's friendships.