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.
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.
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.
(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
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.
RINDGE, N.H. (July 20, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Christine Levreault has been promoted to Head Athletic Trainer, effective immediately. Levreault fills the role vacated by Cindy Arman, who retired at the end of the 2017-18 academic year, after more than 30 years in the position.
RINDGE, N.H. (July 19, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University has had a pair of student-athletes earn Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference honors for the spring season, as announced on Wednesday by the Conference office. Senior right-hander John Amendola (Wallingford, Conn.) of the baseball team and senior Camden Morrison (Millis, Mass.) of the women’s golf team were both honored by the league. The selected Ravens were among 93 student-athletes across 10 sports honored by the Northeast-10.
RINDGE, N.H. (July 18, 2018) – A total of 247 student-athletes in the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics have been named to the 2018 spring semester edition of the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, as announced last week by the Conference office. In addition, 28 student-athletes garnered perfect, 4.0 grade-point averages.
RINDGE, N.H. (July 17, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Andrew Klaus has been named the 12th head coach in the Division II era (since 1989) of the University’s softball program. Klaus will replace Hannah Griffin, who has resigned her position effective Aug. 3.