RINDGE, N.H. (May 31, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University baseball team has had three players selected to participate in the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game, as announced on Wednesday by the NEIBA. This year’s game is scheduled for noon on Thursday, May 31, at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I.
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.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 21, 2018) -- Earlier this holiday season, student-athletes from several Franklin Pierce University teams took time out of their schedule to do some volunteer work at the Villi Poni Farm, which is part of the Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary, located in Jaffrey, N.H.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 17, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Ruben Resendes has been named as the 11th head coach of the University’s men’s soccer program. The former Southern New Hampshire University standout will return to the Northeast-10 Conference to take on his second collegiate head coaching job, and his first at the Division II level.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 14, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Russell Gaskamp has been named as the next head coach of the University’s football program. Gaskamp will be the program’s third coach overall and will be the first to coach the team at the Division II level, as the Ravens join the Northeast-10 Conference in the fall of 2019. He will replace Rashad Watson, who announced his resignation earlier this week.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 12, 2018) – For the first time in program history, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been nationally ranked inside the top 25 by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced by the USTFCCCA on Tuesday. The Ravens earned the No. 24 spot in the coaches association’s preseason rankings.