RINDGE, N.H. (April 5, 2018) – Senior right-hander John Amendola (Wallingford, Conn.) fired eight scoreless innings of one-hit ball on just 74 pitches to take care of business for the Franklin Pierce University baseball team on Thursday afternoon. The offense supplied Amendola with 12 runs on 14 hits, as the Ravens rolled to a 12-0 win over visiting Saint Anselm in Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division play at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field.
RINDGE, N.H. (March 31, 2018) – It was 16 runs on 21 hits across two games on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University baseball team finished off a three-game weekend sweep of visiting Merrimack at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field. In the first game of the doubleheader, five early runs held up, and senior right-hander Ryan Covelle (Medford, Mass.) stranded the tying run at third base in the ninth inning to finish off a 5-4 Ravens win. In the second game, Franklin Pierce opened up an 11-1 lead in support of junior right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.), who struck out eight over seven innings of work. Senior designated hitter Zack Tower (Auburn, Mass.) went 4-for-4 with a home run and a pair of doubles to drive in six runs in the second game.
RINDGE, N.H. (March 30, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University baseball team erased deficits of 3-0 and 4-3 on Friday afternoon, to pull out a 5-4 victory in 10 innings over visiting Merrimack at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field. Senior catcher Stephen Octave (New Windsor, N.Y.) went 3-for-3 with a two-run home run and also hit a single which tied the game in the bottom of the eighth. Senior third baseman John Friday (Southborough, Mass.) provided a sacrifice fly to score junior left fielder Brad Roberto (San Diego, Calif.) with the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th of the Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division contest.
RINDGE, N.H. (March 28, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University baseball team committed four errors through just the first four innings of play on Wednesday afternoon, and it would prove to be the team’s undoing. Southern New Hampshire capitalized on the mistakes to plate seven runs over three innings at the plate, to build a 7-0 lead the Penmen would never relinquish. Franklin Pierce closed the gap to 7-3, but a double play short-circuited a potential fifth-inning rally, and SNHU went on to a 9-3 win in the Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division opener for both teams at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 19, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University and the Department of Athletics welcomed Special Olympics New Hampshire to campus on Saturday, April 7, as the latter held a practice day for 50 of its Special Olympic athletes.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 18, 2018) – Freshman Roberto Chong (Puigpunyent, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Year, as announced on Wednesday by the Conference office. Chong was also named to the All-NE10 Third Team and the league’s All-Rookie Team, while junior James Bisazza (West Barnstable, Mass.) landed on the All-NE10 Second Team.
When it comes to injuries, athletes can often be stubborn in dealing with their diagnosis. For Nicole Galewski, it was no different. A graduate student and native of Whitman, Massachusetts, Galewski is one of the Franklin Pierce women’s track & field team’s most seasoned athletes. A record holder and multi-event competitor, Galewski has established herself as among the program’s best despite dealing with subluxation degeneration, a condition which affects specific areas of the spine, causing nerve interference.
Franklin Pierce track & field is beginning to get into the outdoor portion of its season in earnest, and was in action over the weekend at the Coast Guard Invitational. On Media Monday, senior Nicholas Jacques of the men's team chatted with our Tyler Aragao about his success at the meet, his approach to team leadership, and... The Flash.