RINDGE, N.H. (October 17, 2017) -- The Franklin Pierce University cross country and track & field program led the charge in a pair of community engagement events over the weekend, lending their time and support to both a local Color Run and a Breast Cancer Walk.
Ravens women's ice hockey will open up its sixth season of competition on Friday night. The team jumps right into the fire, with a home-and-home against Holy Cross to open the season. On Monday afternoon, our Matthew Janik chatted with sophomore defenseman and alternate captain Delaney Guimont to preview the season. Guimont discussed the upcoming games, how the leadership team has worked to build chemistry with the freshman class and about her recent training of a service dog.
Ravens women's soccer recently had a three-game winning streak snapped, but still sits in good position in the NE10, with a big test coming up at Adelphi this weekend. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao caught up with first-year head coach Jonathan Garbar to assess the state of the program. Garbar discussed his adjustment to life in Rindge, the building of a culture within the program and mentioned -- but did not show off -- his stellar dance skills.
Shaun Millerick joined Ravens men's ice hockey as an assistant coach a year ago, and takes the reins himself for the first time in 2017-18. On Monday, our Bryce Johnson sat down with coach to talk about his expectations for his first season as head coach, his team's leadership, and his arachnid-based fears.
Volleyball senior setter Hannah Runge had a big weekend, as she recorded her 3000th career assist while helping the Ravens to a big road win at Stonehill. On Monday, our Matt Janik talked with Runge about last week's accomplishments, took a look ahead to this week's rivalry match-up and discussed her talent for juggling.
Under first-year head coach Rashad Watson, Ravens sprint football is off to a 1-1 start, with a win over Mansfield in Week 1, and a loss to Army in Week 2. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with coach Watson to discuss the season thus far, the challenges of competing with a small roster, and coach's willingness to try anything once.
Ravens field hockey had a wild week last week, as the team suffered a heart-breaking loss at SNHU, before bouncing back with a win over No. 10 nationally ranked Merrimack. On Monday, our Matt Janik sat down with senior forward and co-captain Carly Canavan to discuss the week, the road ahead, and her growth over four years on campus.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 22, 2017) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s swimming program is proud to announce its first-ever recruiting class, consisting of 11 newcomers who signed with the program over the course of the winter and spring of 2016-17. The class represents nine different states, and will make up the bulk of the team’s roster when it begins competition in the coming weeks.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 15, 2017) -- Approximately 50 student-athletes, coaches and staff joined the Franklin Pierce University women's swimming team on Thursday afternoon, to partake in the inaugural edition of the Pearly Pond Swim.
Already the most-decorated athlete in the young history of the Franklin Pierce University track & field program, Minors took his talents to the international level this summer. He represented his native Bermuda in Taiwan, at the World University Games, which is the world’s largest multi-sport event outside of the Olympic Games. Minors competed in his signature event, the 800 meters.
On Saturday, September 9th the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer program hosted a free soccer clinic on Sodexo Field for 20 members of the Rindge Recreation Department. The men’s soccer team also invited the field hockey program to come and help volunteer their time to teach some of the games essentials to the young children.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 8, 2017) -- The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics is excited to announce its first-ever public call for nominations of individuals and teams to be considered for induction into the Franklin Pierce Athletics Hall of Fame. Nominations for the Hall of Fame class of 2018 are due by Oct. 1.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 6, 2017) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Sarah Caruthers has been named the head coach of the University’s women’s rowing program.
For Kevin McGowan ‘15, it was straight into the fire in his Major League debut on Aug. 22. As the 6-foot-5 right-hander entered from the bullpen in right-center field at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, he came on to face a situation which was far from rosy. Already trailing by five, with two outs in the top of the fifth, McGowan entered to face a five-time All-Star and current National League MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt, first baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 27, 2017) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Rashad Watson has been named the second head coach of the University’s sprint football program. Watson, who takes over the head coaching position on an interim basis for the 2017 season, fills the position vacated by Pete Ewald, who resigned earlier in June.