Sophomore Nkrumah Patrick of the Franklin Pierce University men's tennis team was recently featured in "Newsday" in his native Trinidad & Tobago. The article focuses on how Patrick wound up focusing on tennis and found his talent in the sport. Click through to read the full feature.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 14, 2018) – Junior James Bisazza (West Barnstable, Mass.) and freshman Roberto Chong (Puigpunyent, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team both finished the year among the top 20 singles players in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s East Region rankings, as announced earlier this spring by the ITA.
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.
BEVERLY, Mass. (April 17, 2018) – Returning to the postseason for the first time in over a decade, the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team came up on the short end of things on Tuesday afternoon, in the first round of the Northeast-10 Conference Championship. Playing at the Bass River Tennis Club, the fourth-seeded Ravens notched a win at third doubles against fifth-seeded Bentley, but the Falcons ultimately came away with the 5-1 victory.
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.
RINDGE, N.H. (December, 2018) – Senior back Marta Turmo (Barcelona, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team, as announced on Wednesday by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).