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.
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (November 10, 2017) – On a cold, blustery Friday afternoon on Long Island, the run came to an end for the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team in the First Round of the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by Adelphi University at Motamed Field. The strong wind at their backs in the second half would not be enough for the fifth-seeded Ravens, who could not cut into a two-goal halftime deficit. Instead, it was fourth-seeded LIU Post which came away with a 2-0 victory.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 9, 2017) – For the first time since 2010, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team will return to the NCAA Championship on Friday afternoon, as it makes the 20th NCAA appearance in program history. The Ravens, who are the fifth seed in the East Region, will take on fourth-seeded LIU Post, in their first-round contest. Opening kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Motamed Field in Garden City, N.Y., on the campus of top seed Adelphi.
(UPDATED: 1 p.m. Thursday with Shuttle Information) Lab 'n Lager to Host Watch Party for NCAA Women's Soccer First Round Game
RINDGE, N.H. (November 8, 2017) -- The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with Athletic Council member Lab 'n Lager is proud to announce a watch party for the Ravens women's soccer team's NCAA Championship First Round contest against LIU Post on Friday, Nov. 10.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 19, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University and the Department of Athletics welcomed Special Olympics New Hampshire to campus on Saturday, April 7, as the latter held a practice day for 50 of its Special Olympic athletes.
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.
When it comes to injuries, athletes can often be stubborn in dealing with their diagnosis. For Nicole Galewski, it was no different. A graduate student and native of Whitman, Massachusetts, Galewski is one of the Franklin Pierce women’s track & field team’s most seasoned athletes. A record holder and multi-event competitor, Galewski has established herself as among the program’s best despite dealing with subluxation degeneration, a condition which affects specific areas of the spine, causing nerve interference.
Franklin Pierce track & field is beginning to get into the outdoor portion of its season in earnest, and was in action over the weekend at the Coast Guard Invitational. On Media Monday, senior Nicholas Jacques of the men's team chatted with our Tyler Aragao about his success at the meet, his approach to team leadership, and... The Flash.