Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse senior midfielder Briana Sweeney (Shirley, N.Y.) netted her 200th career point, while fellow senior Anna Wilbert (Bohemia, N.Y.) notched her 100th career goal, in a 15-12 victory against Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College Wednesday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the victory, the Ravens improve to 5-6, 3-6 NE10 while the Purple Knights remain winless overall and in league play.
Stonehill College rebounded from a 9-6 deficit and exploded for 10 unanswered goals as the guests hung on to defeat Northeast-10 Conference opponent Franklin Pierce University 17-16 Saturday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the victory, the Skyhawks even up their mark at 5-5, 4-4 NE10 while the Ravens stumble to 4-6, 2-6 NE10.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (April 4, 2018) -- A 9-3 halftime deficit would prove to be too much for the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team to overcome on the road on Wednesday night. The Ravens put together a nine-goal second half to significantly close the gap, but Saint Anselm was able to hang on for a 14-12 win in Northeast-10 Conference play at Grappone Stadium.
In an entertaining marathon (two hours and fifteen minutes) which saw 36 combined goals between the two teams, the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse program led by Briana Sweeney (Shirley, N.Y.) and Caitlin Sweeney’s (Shirley, N.Y.) seven-point performances defeated Northeast-10 Conference foe Southern Connecticut State University 19-17 Saturday evening during Alumni Appreciation Night at Sodexo Field. With the victory, the Crimson and Grey even up their record at 4-4 overall and move to 2-4 NE10 while the Owls fall to 3-6, 2-4 NE10.
Jessica Strassburg has been collecting can tabs on her own since her freshman year at Franklin Pierce. Now, over a year later, she is the head of a club on campus dedicated to the same goal, and loving every minute of it.
Siblings are an enigma. Living and growing up together, continually competing and driving each other crazy at times. It does not get much easier when identical twins are involved. For the Lassows and Sweeneys, it is hard to imagine one without the other. All seniors at Franklin Pierce, Benjamin and Aaron Lassow have been vital cogs for the men’s lacrosse program, while Caitlin and Briana Sweeney have brought new life into the women’s lacrosse program, shouldering the team for the better portion of their collegiate careers.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 25, 2018) -- Matt Walsh, who was a four-year standout for the Franklin Pierce University baseball team, will be inducted into the Plymouth Athletic Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 29. For more information about Walsh's induction and the event itself, please click through to find the linked story from the Old Colony Memorial.
The Franklin Pierce Women’s Soccer team will spend eight days in August abroad in Spain. The trip will span from Aug. 18-26, with head coach Jonathan Garbar and his squad looking to take advantage of an opportunity to travel and bond as a team.