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.
Junior right-hander Zach Hart has exploded onto the scene in the last month, putting together quality outing after quality outing on the mound. On Media Monday, he talked to our Matt Janik about his most recent start, how he has grown both over time and within this season, and... his love of heavy metal music pregame.
Ravens softball has hit its stride recently, winning three out of four over the weekend on a trip to the southern reaches of Connecticut. On Media Monday, senior Cassidy Sorenson sat down with our Tyler Aragao to discuss the recent success, the turnaround from last year, and... her ear-touching habit.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 6, 2018) – The backstop of the 2007 men’s soccer national championship team and a former National Player of the Year, James Thorpe ’08 headlines the four-inductee Class of 2018 for the Franklin Pierce University Athletics Hall of Fame. The Department of Athletics is proud to formally announce this year’s inductees, which include Thorpe, Nicole Cheadle Morris ’03, Hazel Harding ’89 and Jon White ’03.
With wet and sometimes wintry weather continuing to lash New England, the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics has announced multiple changes to its schedule for the coming week. More changes are anticipated, and will be added to this page as they are finalized.
RINDGE, N.H. (March 1, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University has had five student-athletes earn Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference honors for the fall season, as announced on Thursday by the Conference office. Senior forward Carly Canavan (Kingston, N.Y.) and junior midfielder Raegan Moulton (Baldwinville, Mass.) of the field hockey team, senior back Hamish Cadigan (Christchurch, New Zealand) and sophomore midfielder Noam Kolakofsky (Liman, Israel) of the men’s soccer team, and senior goalkeeper Casey Cook (Beverly, Mass.) of the women’s soccer team, were all honored by the league. The selected Ravens were among 84 student-athletes across seven sports honored by the Northeast-10.
Ravens women's hockey capped the season in dramatic fashion on Sunday, with a double-overtime win in the third-place game at the NEWHA Open Tournament. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with senior co-captain Alex Brolsma to talk about the weekend, claiming the school scoring record, and... her post-college plans.
Ravens baseball went 4-1 in Myrtle Beach over the weekend to open its 2018 campaign in style. After getting back to campus, senior captain Zack Tower sat down with our Matt Janik to talk about the season-opening trip, the offense's hot start and... his lack of a fun fact (we'll take part of the blame; we put him on the spot!).
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.