RIDNGE, N.H. (October 27, 2017) – Trailing 2-1 and clinging to a 17-15 lead in the fourth set, a switch suddenly flipped for the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team on Friday night in the Fieldhouse . The Ravens ran off eight of the final nine points of the set and then never trailed in the decisive fifth set, as they rallied past Assumption for a 3-2 win in Northeast-10 Conference play. Senior middle Hannah St. Jean (Olympia, Wash.) thumped away 17 kills, hit .429 and added six blocks, while sophomore outside hitter Danielle Varricchio (Boynton Beach, Fla.) went for a 15-kill, 28-dig double-double to lead the way for Franklin Pierce.
Senior middle blocker Hannah St. Jean (Olympia, Wash.) led all Ravens with 13 kills and a game-best four blocks as the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team suffered a 3-1 (25-21, 14-25, 24-26, 21-25) setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Adelphi University Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Panthers move to 9-11 and 5-3 NE10 while the Ravens lost their 15th match and fall to 3-6 in league play.
Sophomore outside hitter Danielle Varricchio (Boynton Beach, Fla.) tallied a team-high nine kills and added nine digs as the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team suffered a 3-0 (16-25, 15-25, 16-25) loss to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Pace University Friday night at the Goldstein Fitness Center. The Setters move to 10-13, 4-4 NE10 with the win while the Ravens slide to 3-5 in league play.
Junior outside hitter Brittney Carias (Burlingame, Calif.) tallied seven kills, a .467 hitting percentage and 15 digs as the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team topped Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-15) Tuesday evening at the Ross Sports Center. With the win, the Crimson and Grey snap a three-game losing skid earning their fifth win overall while improving to 3-4 in league play. The loss was the 11th of the season for the Purple Knights.
258 Student-Athletes Earn GPAs of 3.3 or Higher During Fall Semester to be Named to Athletic Department Honor Roll
RINDGE, N.H. (January 18, 2017) – A total of 258 student-athletes in the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics have been named to the 2017 fall semester edition of the Athletic Department Honor Roll, as announced Thursday. In addition, 20 student-athletes garnered perfect, 4.0 grade-point averages. In all, 20 of the University’s 26 varsity squads eclipsed the 3.0 mark, and the Department’s student-athletes combined to post a 3.12 cumulative GPA for the semester.
At the midpoint of her freshman campaign with the Franklin Pierce University women's ice hockey team, Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) sits as the third-leading scorer and is a member of the team's top line. On Friday, she was featured in the Union Leader, as part of Alex Hall's college hockey notebook.
SWANZEY, N.H. (November 28, 2017) – Earlier this month, 30 members of the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team paid a visit to Cutler Elementary School to conduct an NFL Play 60 Event.