RINDGE, N.H. (October 18, 2017) – Despite facing the second-to-last defense in the league, statistically speaking, on Wednesday afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team struggled to generate offensive chances at Sodexo Field. Fortunately, the Ravens turned in a stifling defensive performance of their own, as they held American International without a shot attempt on the afternoon. With the shutout, a 21st-minute goal by senior forward Carly Canavan (Kingston, N.Y.) held up, as Franklin Pierce posted a 1-0 win in Northeast-10 Conference play.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 14, 2017) – There was no shortage of corner attempts in the second half on Saturday afternoon at Sodexo Field. At least at the north end of the field, there was not. Chasing a one-goal deficit since the fourth minute, No. 6 nationally ranked pace rang up 13 penalty corners in the second period. Senior goalkeeper Meaghan Williams (Salem, N.H.) and the defense of the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team stood tall on each of the 13 though. The Ravens surrendered just three on-target shots amid the barrage, and made an early goal from junior forward Ashley Silva (Laconia, N.H.) hold up for the 1-0, upset win in Northeast-10 Conference play.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 10, 2017) – Opening a week in which it hosts a pair of nationally ranked teams, the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team held its own in the first half on Tuesday afternoon against No. 9 Stonehill at Sodexo Field. A second-half onslaught by the Skyhawks would prove too much to contain however, as the visitors came away with a 2-0 win in Northeast-10 Conference play.
At the midpoint of her freshman campaign with the Franklin Pierce University women's ice hockey team, Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) sits as the third-leading scorer and is a member of the team's top line. On Friday, she was featured in the Union Leader, as part of Alex Hall's college hockey notebook.
SWANZEY, N.H. (November 28, 2017) – Earlier this month, 30 members of the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team paid a visit to Cutler Elementary School to conduct an NFL Play 60 Event.
The final buzzer sounded at Larkin Field. The scoreboard showed 2-1. The Southern New Hampshire University Penmen had clinched the Northeast-10 Conference women’s soccer title, while the Franklin Pierce University Ravens looked on in defeat. The Ravens were named runner-up, which was still a position no one expected them to finish in. This is the story of how they got there.
Senior Mike McDevitt is in his final go-around with Ravens men's basketball in 2017-18, and the team is coming off a win at home last week over Saint Michael's. On Monday, our Matt Cerullo caught up with McDevitt to discuss the evolution of his game over time, to take a look at two key road games coming up this week and... to explore his inner nerd-dom.