Franklin Pierce University softball freshman starting pitcher Cyrena Zemaitis (Goshen, Conn.) shutout Northeast-10 Conference opponent Merrimack College 1-0 Friday afternoon on Martone-Mejail Field. With the win, the Ravens topped double-digit victories for the third time in the past five years and collected their seventh conference win while the host Warriors drop to 29-12, 16-9 NE10.
The Saint Michael’s College softball program ended the Franklin Pierce University Ravens 2018 home schedule with a 7-3 victory at the Bisaccia Softball Complex Thursday evening. With the win, the Purple Knights charge ahead to 10-22, 7-15 NE10 while the Ravens fell to 9-23, 6-16 NE10.
The Franklin Pierce University softball team held a 1-0 advantage over the no. 1 ranked team in the east region, Southern New Hampshire University, but the Penmen scored twice in the top of the seventh to take the showdown 2-1 Tuesday afternoon at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. With the win, the Penmen improve to 34-10, 17-7 NE10 and the Ravens fall to 9-22, 6-15 NE10.
Trailing 9-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Franklin Pierce University softball team scored four times to pull within two, but the Ravens were held out of the scoring column in the bottom of the seventh as Northeast-10 Conference opponent Assumption College completed the season series sweep with a 9-7 victory Sunday afternoon at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. With the win, the Greyhounds race out to 17-11, 12-6 NE10 and the Crimson and Grey lost their 21st contest overall and 14th in league play.
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).