Under first-year head coach Rashad Watson, Ravens sprint football is off to a 1-1 start, with a win over Mansfield in Week 1, and a loss to Army in Week 2. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with coach Watson to discuss the season thus far, the challenges of competing with a small roster, and coach's willingness to try anything once.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 23, 2017) – Freshman quarterback Jared Lubas (Salem, Mass.) connected on eight of 14 pass attempts to the tune of 108 yards on Saturday afternoon, but the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team was held to just 36 rushing yards on 34 carries, as Army West Point scored a 51-0 victory at Sodexo Field. Senior running back Quay Gilmore rushed for 109 yards and two scores on 13 attempts to lead Army, which posted its second straight shutout victory to open the Collegiate Sprint Football League season.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 19, 2017) – Senior linebacker Demitri Moreno (Alhambra, Calif.) of the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team has been named Collegiate Sprint Football League Defensive Player of the Week, for the week ending on Sept. 17, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the League office. In addition, sophomore kicker Owen King (Athol, Mass.) has been named CSFL Special Teams Player of the Week.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 16, 2017) – Sophomore back Kobie Smith (Leominster, Mass.) rushed for 133 yards and a score on 22 carries (6.0 yards/attempt) and freshman quarterback Jared Lubas (Salem, Mass.) scampered for an important, 19-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team opened the 2017 season with a win. Lubas also threw for 146 yards and a touchdown, and the Ravens held on late for a 24-21 win over Mansfield in Collegiate Sprint Football League action at Sodexo Field.
Our favorite shots from the week that was in Raven Nation. Photos from Oct. 9 through Oct. 15, 2017.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 17, 2017) -- The Franklin Pierce University cross country and track & field program led the charge in a pair of community engagement events over the weekend, lending their time and support to both a local Color Run and a Breast Cancer Walk.
Ravens women's ice hockey will open up its sixth season of competition on Friday night. The team jumps right into the fire, with a home-and-home against Holy Cross to open the season. On Monday afternoon, our Matthew Janik chatted with sophomore defenseman and alternate captain Delaney Guimont to preview the season. Guimont discussed the upcoming games, how the leadership team has worked to build chemistry with the freshman class and about her recent training of a service dog.