RINDGE, N.H. (February 15, 2018) – A total of 244 student-athletes in the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics have been named to the 2017 fall semester edition of the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, as announced last week by the Conference office. In addition, 12 student-athletes garnered perfect, 4.0 grade-point averages.
RINDGE, N.H. (February 12, 2018) – A total of eight members of the Franklin Pierce University men’s and women’s cross country teams have earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors, as announced late last week by the USTFCCCA. In addition, both the men’s and women’s cross country programs have been honored at the team level by the USTFCCCA All-Academic program.
Ravens men's ice hockey has struggled at times in 2017-18, but is coming off a big win over Post and has five games left to try to claw its way back into the postseason. On Monday, our Matt Janik talked with senior co-captain Jonathan Haun about the boost from Tuesday's offensive outburst, the approach to the season's stretch run and... the dental hazards of ice hockey.
Ravens men's bowling is in its first year of competition in 2017-18. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao chatted with head coach Kim Buckley about the work of building a program from the ground up, about some of the growing pains along the way and... about the disparity in age between her and her brother.
Ravens men's basketball is in the thick of a postseason chase as the season comes down to its final weeks. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao caught up with sophomore guard Doying Fadojutimi to discuss the team's big wins last week, the road ahead and... his enjoyment of manga.
Wrapping up our track & field edition of Media Monday, is senior thrower Emily Quinn, who began her career as a walk-on and has blossomed into a medal threat within the Northeast-10 as a senior. She talked with our Matt Janik about her growth over her career, her goals the rest of her senior campaign, and... life with triplet siblings.
Assistant coach Whitney Cyr oversees the training of the members of Ravens track & field's throws corps. On Monday, she sat down with our Matt Janik to talk about mentally preparing her athletes, all the work put into an average week of track & field life, and... penguins in South Africa?
It's an all-track & field edition of Media Monday this week, as the Ravens start to zero in on the championship portion of the indoor season. First up, our Tyler Aragao talked with sophomore Trevor Guay of the men's team, about last weekend, the weeks to come and... his photography hobby.
Making 3-point shots this basketball season has taken on additional meaning for the Franklin Pierce University basketball teams. The Ravens are using their spotlight on the court to raise money for the American Cancer Society as a part of the national Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge.
RINDGE, N.H. (January 26, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Candler Harris has been named as the Department of Athletics’ first-ever Game Operations & Athletic Marketing Manager.
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.
The final buzzer sounded at Larkin Field. The scoreboard showed 2-1. The Southern New Hampshire University Penmen had clinched the Northeast-10 Conference women’s soccer title, while the Franklin Pierce University Ravens looked on in defeat. The Ravens were named runner-up, which was still a position no one expected them to finish in. This is the story of how they got there.
Senior Mike McDevitt is in his final go-around with Ravens men's basketball in 2017-18, and the team is coming off a win at home last week over Saint Michael's. On Monday, our Matt Cerullo caught up with McDevitt to discuss the evolution of his game over time, to take a look at two key road games coming up this week and... to explore his inner nerd-dom.
Women's ice hockey freshman Marissa Massaro notched her first career goal last Tuesday, as she jammed home the overtime winner at Castleton. On Monday, our Matt Janik caught up with her to talk about her first career score, how the young team has grown so far on the young season, and... her fantasy hockey success.
Women's basketball senior Jemma Thacker is logging career-high minutes and putting together career-best production so far, early in her final season in Rindge. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao talked to Thacker about her offseason work to improve her game, the team's approach to a very busy week, and... threw things back to the first time Thacker joined us on Media Monday.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 21, 2017) – On Saturday, 30 student-athletes from the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics spent time at Yankee Lanes in Keene, where they assisted with the Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 15, 2017) – Over the weekend, the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team held its “Skate for Autism” campaign, in conjunction with its home games against Saint Michael’s on Friday and Saturday at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. In all, the initiative raised $5000, which will be donated to the New England Center for Children in Southborough, Mass.
Ravens men's basketball opened the season over the weekend with a pair of wins at the SNHU Tournament. On Monday, our Matt Cerullo caught up with senior forward Asante Sandiford to discuss the opening weekend, an upcoming week full of rivalry games and... his NHL talents?
Ravens women's basketball opened the season with a split on the road in tournament action at Holy Family over the weekend. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao was able to chat with head coach Jen Wedo about the team's season openers, evaluating her process as she opens her second year and... her inner Indiana Jones.
Ravens women's ice hockey held its Skate for Autism weekend at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena on Saturday, in conjunction with their home series against Saint Michael's. In all, the Ravens raised $5000 for the New England Center for Children, which works with autistic children. On Monday, our Matt Janik sat down with sophomore captain Katie Neuburger to talk about the fundraiser, the team's play over the weekend and... her past life as a pole vaulter.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 8, 2017) -- The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with Athletic Council member Lab 'n Lager is proud to announce a watch party for the Ravens women's soccer team's NCAA Championship First Round contest against LIU Post on Friday, Nov. 10.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 6, 2017) – Returning to the event for the first time since 2010, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team was selected as the fifth seed in the NCAA Championship East Regional, as announced Monday evening by the NCAA. The Ravens, the Northeast-10 Conference runner-up, earned an at-large bid to the six-team tournament, which will see first and second rounds conducted on Friday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 12. Franklin Pierce will open its NCAA Championship on Friday at 2 p.m. against fourth-seeded LIU Post at Motamed Field, on the campus of top-seeded Adelphi, in Garden City, N.Y.
Ravens women's soccer made a run to the final round of the NE10 Championship last week and is set for an NCAA Championship appearance later this week. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with sophomore Sophie Cousineau to discuss the team's NE10 performance, their goal of getting better every day, and her love of all things Harry Potter.