Ravens volleyball picked up a pair of wins over the weekend in tournament play at West Chester. On Media Monday, our Shannon Slater sat down with middle Abigail Garnhart to talk about the start to the team's season, playing volleyball with her younger sister, and... her appreciation of sloths.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team concluded their trip to Ramfest 2018 hosted by West Chester University with a 2-2 record across four contests spanning Friday and Saturday. After going 1-1 Friday, the Ravens again won the opener and lost the backend of a doubleheader defeating Goldey-Beacom College 3-1 (25-15, 25-21, 23-25, 25-6) before falling to Fairmont State University 3-0 (22-25, 16-25, 11-25). The Ravens record moved to 2-7 on the young season.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program earned their first victory of the season Friday afternoon as they swept through Salem University 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-13), but they suffered a 3-1 loss to host West Chester University in the nightcap of Ramfest 2018.
Franklin Pierce University volleyball junior middle blocker Abigail Garnhart (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was selected to the All-Tournament Team as the Ravens ended the inaugural Raven First Serve Invitational with two 3-0 losses to Grand Valley State (15-25, 16-25, 19-25) and the University of California – Pennsylvania (19-25, 13-25, 12-25) Saturday afternoon in the Fieldhouse.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 20, 2018) -- Right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team helped lead the Wareham Gatemen to a title this summer in the Cape Cod Baseball League. After the conclusion of the summer league season, he was featured in the most recent issue of New England Baseball Journal. Click through to read the full article.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 18, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has entered the United Soccer Coaches national poll as the No. 24 ranked team in the country, in advance of Tuesday’s night’s Northeast-10 Conference showdown at Southern New Hampshire, as announced Tuesday morning by the coaches’ association.
On a Very Special Edition of Media Monday, we take a look inside the Athletic Training Room, courtesy of three of Franklin Pierce's athletic trainers. Our Matt Janik is joined by Christine Levreault, Tyler Baran, Makina Itchkavich-Levasseur and, of course, Saki. The group discusses the unseen challenges of the job, the adjustments being made by new people in new roles, and... Christine's figure skating background. Nobody ever explained why Makina was wearing the sunglasses though...
There were some struggles on the field for Ravens football in Saturday's season-opening loss to Navy, but there were lessons to be learned as well. On Media Monday, our Tyler Aragao chatted with head coach Rashad Watson about the takeaways from the Navy game, a look ahead to Saturday's homecoming tilt with Post, and... the impressive longevity of Watson's friendships.