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. (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.