2021-22 Women's Track & Field News

Summa and Young-Bey
Track & Field Boasts Four USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards; Honored at Team Level as Well

July 19, 2022

NEW ORLEANS (July 19, 2022) -- Four members of the Franklin Pierce University track & field program have earned All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced last week by the USTFCCCA. In addition, both the men’s and women’s squads were honored as All-Academic Teams by the USTFCCCA.

14 Ravens Selected to the NE10 Spring Academic All-Conference Team
14 Ravens Selected to the NE10 Spring Academic All-Conference Team

June 22, 2022

MANSFIELD, Mass. (June 26, 2022) - Fourteen Franklin Pierce student-athletes across seven spring sports pushed the envelope in the classroom, earning NE10 Academic All-Conference accolades per the official announcement by the league office on Wednesday morning. The fourteen Ravens selected to Academic All-Conference were out of a pool of 130 total selectees from the NE10 Conference for the 2022 spring season. 

Nouhayla Errahili
Women’s Track & Field’s Errahili Earns All-America Honors, Takes Fourth in High Jump at NCAAs

May 28, 2022

ALLENDALE, Mich. (May 28, 2022) -- Freshman Nouhayla Errahili (Fes, Morocco) closed out the competitive season in style for the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team on Saturday afternoon in the Wolverine State, as she earned her first career All-America honors. She took fourth in the high jump at the NCAA Championships, which are being hosted by Grand Valley State and the West Michigan Sports Commission at GVSU Track & Field Stadium.

Paola Brena, Stephanie Phoenix
Cross Country/Track & Field Lands Six on CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams

May 27, 2022

GREENWOOD, Ind. (May 27, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University cross country and track & field program has had six student-athletes earn Academic All-District honors from the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), as announced on Thursday. Senior Will Aylward (Peabody, Mass.), junior Connor Everidge (Baldwinville, Mass.), graduate student Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) and sophomore Ryan Walker (Seabrook, N.H.) of the men’s team, as well as seniors Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) and Stephanie Phoenix (Wallingford, Conn.) of the women’s team, were all named to the Academic All-District I First Team. As a result of their selection, all six will advance to the Academic All-America ballot.

Nyjah Young-Bey
Women's Track & Field's Young-Bey Takes 18th in 400m at NCAA Championships

May 26, 2022

ALLENDALE, Mich. (May 26, 2022) – Junior Nyjah Young-Bey (Montclair, N.J.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team wrapped up her season on Thursday evening, with an 18th-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Championships. The national meet is being hosted by Grand Valley State and the West Michigan Sports Commission at GVSU Track & Field Stadium.

Nouhayla Errahili
Women’s Track & Field’s Errahili Named NE10 Field Rookie of the Year

May 24, 2022

EASTON, Mass. (May 24, 2022) -- Freshman Nouhayla Errahili (Fes, Morocco) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Field Athlete of the Year for the outdoor season, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the league office.

Errahili and Young-Bey
Women’s Track & Field to Send Two to NCAA Championships

May 17, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS (May 17, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field program will be represented by two student-athletes at the NCAA Championships, as announced Tuesday evening by the NCAA. Freshman Nouhayla Errahili (Fes, Morocco) will represent the Ravens in the high jump at the national meet, while junior Nyjah Young-Bey (Montclair, N.J.) has qualified in the 400 meters.

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Tallent, Walker, Men’s 4x800 Take All-New England Honors for Track & Field at Second Day of NEICAAA Championships

May 14, 2022

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (May 14, 2022) -- It was a trio of All-New England performances for the Franklin Pierce University track & field program on Saturday, as the team wrapped up its trip to the NEICAAA Championships, hosted by Bryant. All three came on the men’s side, as senior Cody Tallent (Bellows Fall, Vt.) took eighth in the steeplechase, sophomore Ryan Walker (Seabrook, N.H.) was eighth in the 800 meters, and the 4x800-meter relay squad took eighth as well.

Nouhyla Errahili and Paola Brena
Brena, Errahili All-New England in High Jump as Track & Field Opens Competition at NEICAAA Championships

May 13, 2022

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (May 13, 2022) -- Senior Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) and freshman Nouhayla Errahili (Fes, Morocco) were part of a three-way tie for second in the women’s high jump to earn All-New England honors on Friday, as the Franklin Pierce University track & field program partook in the first day of competition at the NEICAAA Championships, hosted by Bryant.

Franklin Pierce women's track & field
Young-Bey Doubles Up on Titles; Women’s Track & Field T-5th at NE10 Championship

May 07, 2022

EASTON, Mass. (May 7, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team wrapped up its weekend at the Northeast-10 Championship, hosted by Stonehill, on Saturday. The Ravens claimed NE10 crowns in three events, as junior Nyjah Young-Bey (Montclair, N.J.) was victorious in both the 200 and 400 meters, while senior Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) took first place in the high jump.

Ravens women's track & field
Young-Bey Through to Pair of Finals; Women’s Track & Field Seventh through Day One of NE10 Championship

May 06, 2022

EASTON, Mass. (May 6, 2022) -- Junior Nyjah Young-Bey (Montclair, N.J.) has punched her ticket to the final of both the 200- and 400-meter dashes, to highlight Friday for the Franklin Pierce University women’s track and field team on the first of two days at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship, hosted by Stonehill. Through the end of the first day, the Ravens are seventh, in an 11-team field.

Paola Brena
Women’s Track & Field’s Brena Named NE10 Field Athlete of the Week

May 03, 2022

MANSFIELD, Mass. (May 3, 2022) -- Senior Paola Brena (Burlington, Vt.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been selected as Northeast-10 Conference Field Athlete of the Week, for the week ending on May 1, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the league office.

Franklin Pierce track & field
Women’s Track & Field Fifth at CCSU; Sends Athletes to Penn Relays as Well

April 30, 2022

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (April 30, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team competed in two meets this weekend, in the squad’s final pre-championships tune-ups. First, select athletes featured at the Penn Relays at historic Franklin Field in Philadelphia. On Saturday, the Ravens took fifth, of six teams, at the Blue Devil Invite, hosted by Central Connecticut State, in New Britain, Conn.

Nouhayla Errahili
Women’s Track & Field’s Errahili Collects Pair of NE10 Weekly Awards

April 27, 2022

MANSFIELD, Mass. (April 27, 2022) -- Freshman Nouhayla Errahili (Fes, Morocco) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been selected as both Northeast-10 Conference Field Athlete of the Week and Field Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on April 24, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the league office.

Franklin Pierce women's track & field
Errahili Hits NCAA Mark in High Jump; Women’s Track & Field Competes at MIT

April 23, 2022

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 23, 2022) -- With the Penn Relays on tap in the coming week, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team was tuning up on Saturday at the Sean Collier Invitational, hosted by MIT. Freshman Nouhayla Errahili (Fes, Morocco) highlighted the day for the Ravens, as she hit the NCAA Championships provisional qualifying mark in the high jump.