RINDGE, N.H. (November 29, 2017) – An All-East Region First Team selection for senior back Gabriella Braga (Porto Alegre, Brazil) highlighted four United Soccer Coaches All-East Region selections for the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team, as announced on Tuesday night by the organization. In addition to Braga, both junior back Marta Turmo (Barcelona, Spain) and junior midfielder Nathalia Maria da Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil) landed on the All-East Region Second Team, while junior midfielder Bruna Tavares (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) took home All-East Region Third Team accolades.
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.
RINDGE, N.H (June 14, 2018) – Assistant coach and alum Cody Kauffman ’12 of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been selected to join the coaching staff of the USA Baseball Women’s National Team this summer, as announced earlier this spring by USA Baseball. Kauffman and the rest of the staff have already begun to build the team, and will then prepare the squad for World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s Baseball World Cup in August.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 11, 2018) – Senior Tom McGuckin (Clayton, N.J.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has earned Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference honors for the winter season, as announced earlier this spring by the Conference office. He was among 67 student-athletes across seven sports honored by the NE10.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 5, 2018) – Senior Martin Gradijan (Lebanon, N.H.) and graduate student Jon Holmes (Albany, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country and track & field teams have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I First Team, as announced late last week by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). As a result of the selection, Gradijan advances to the Academic All-America ballot.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 1, 2018) – Senior right-hander John Amendola (Wallingford, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I First Team, as announced earlier this spring by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). As a result of the selection, Amendola advances to the Academic All-America ballot.