Sophomore outside hitter Danielle Varricchio (Boynton Beach, Fla.) hit .412 while adding eight kills and 13 digs as the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team made quick work of Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Anselm College by sweeping the Hawks 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-21) on athletes backing athletes night Tuesday in a packed Fieldhouse.
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.
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.