SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 18, 2018) – A run in the top of the first inning set the tone early for the Franklin Pierce University baseball team on Wednesday afternoon at Bedard Field. The Ravens then added single runs in the fifth, seventh and eighth innings on the way to a 4-1 road win over American International in non-conference play. A trio of Franklin Pierce pitchers held the Yellow Jackets to one run on seven hits in the victory.
The Franklin Pierce University softball program led by senior right fielder Jaclyn Cortese (Upton, Mass.) split their two games against Northeast-10 Conference opponent Southern New Hampshire University as they defeated the Penmen 8-0 in game one before falling 7-2 in the nightcap. With the 1-1 effort, the Crimson and Grey move to 8-18, 5-11 NE10 while the hosts climb to 29-9, 12-6 NE10.
Franklin Pierce University women’s golfer Taylor Schmidt (West Springfield, Mass.) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week it was announced late Wednesday morning by the league offices.
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.
The no. 17 nationally-ranked Pace University men’s lacrosse program earned an 11-5 Northeast-10 Conference victory against host Franklin Pierce University Tuesday afternoon in a cold and windy contest played on Sodexo Field. With the setback, the Ravens drop to 5-6, 3-6 NE10 while the Setters improve to 6-5, 5-4 NE10.
BEVERLY, Mass. (April 17, 2018) – Returning to the postseason for the first time in over a decade, the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team came up on the short end of things on Tuesday afternoon, in the first round of the Northeast-10 Conference Championship. Playing at the Bass River Tennis Club, the fourth-seeded Ravens notched a win at third doubles against fifth-seeded Bentley, but the Falcons ultimately came away with the 5-1 victory.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 16, 2018) – For the first time since 2005, the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team will return to the postseason on Tuesday afternoon, as the fourth-seeded Ravens take on fifth-seeded Bentley in the first round of the Northeast-10 Conference Championship. Due to inclement weather, the match has been relocated to the Bass River Tennis Club in Beverly, Mass., and will begin at 11:30 a.m.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (April 14, 2018) – Graduate student Nicole Galewski (Whitman, Mass.) notched a school record and hit the NCAA Championships provisional qualifying standard while winning the heptathlon on Saturday, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field day on the second day of the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College. Ultimately, the Ravens finished 12th, out of 19 teams to score at the meet.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (April 14, 2018) – Sophomore Jack Ehrhardt (Point Pleasant, N.J.) finished off a win in the decathlon on Saturday to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team on the second day of the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College. The Ravens, who were the defending champions at the meet, had nine scoring performances on the day to finish fifth among 19 teams which scored at the meet.
WORCESTER, Mass. (April 14, 2018) – Junior right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) nearly took care of business himself in the first game of a Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division doubleheader on Saturday afternoon, as he fired eight scoreless innings and struck out nine at Rocheleau Field. The offense added two runs in the first and two more in the fifth, as the Franklin Pierce University baseball team notched a 4-0 win over Assumption. Things were wildly different in the second game, as Ravens pitching surrendered 15 hits and eight runs to one of the NE10’s bottom-five offenses. Franklin Pierce rallied in the middle innings to take a 7-6 lead, but single runs in the seventh and eighth lifted Assumption to an 8-7 win and the doubleheader split.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 14, 2018) – A strong fourth quarter erased the tribulations of the third quarter on Saturday for the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team, which celebrated Senior Day before the game. Trailing 10-8 after a 7-4 halftime lead had evaporated, the Ravens pumped home the final four goals of the contest at Sodexo Field to storm to a 12-10 win over visiting Southern New Hampshire in Northeast-10 Conference play. Freshman midfielder Nevin Kriger (Burlington, Mass.) scored four times, including the game-winner, while senior midfielder Sean Delea (Hampstead, N.H.) added four points of his own on three goals and an assist, to lead the way for the Ravens.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 14, 2018) – It was a baker’s dozen in the first half for the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon. The Ravens poured in 13 first-half goals on Senior Day to jump to a 13-4 halftime lead, en route to a 20-7 win over visiting American International in Northeast-10 Conference play at Sodexo Field. Senior midfielder Caitlin Sweeney (Shirley, N.Y.) and senior attack Anna Wilbert (Bohemia, N.Y.) led the way for Franklin Pierce, as each had seven points on three goals and four assists.
RIDNGE, N.H. (April 14, 2018) – For the first time since 2005, the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team will return to the postseason in 2018. Thanks to a 7-2 win over Assumption on the road to wrap up the Northeast-10 Conference schedule, the Ravens will do so next week with a home match in the quarterfinal round of the NE10 Championship.
Franklin Pierce University softball freshman Cyrena Zemaitis (Goshen, Conn.) pitched a complete game shutout during game one of a doubleheader with Northeast-10 Conference opponent Stonehill College Saturday afternoon at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. The split gives the Ravens their seventh win overall and fourth in league play while the Skyhawks drop to 7-20, 6-11 NE10.
The Franklin Pierce University rowing program heads back out on the water tomorrow for the Assumption College Invitational on Lake Quinsigamond following a successful trip to Georgia training at the Lake Lanier Olympic Center.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (April 13, 2018) – Despite only having select members in action, the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team opened defense of their Silfen Invitational title in style on Friday at Connecticut College.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (April 13, 2018) – Select members of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team were in action on Friday, on the first day of the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College.
Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse senior midfielder Briana Sweeney (Shirley, N.Y.) netted her 200th career point, while fellow senior Anna Wilbert (Bohemia, N.Y.) notched her 100th career goal, in a 15-12 victory against Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College Wednesday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the victory, the Ravens improve to 5-6, 3-6 NE10 while the Purple Knights remain winless overall and in league play.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 11, 2018) – In a game in which it made five errors, the Franklin Pierce University baseball team still managed to hang around into extra innings on Wednesday night, at home against intrastate rival Southern New Hampshire, thanks in large part to a pitching staff which piled up 15 strikeouts without issuing a walk. In the end, the only earned run allowed by Ravens pitching would stand as the game-winning run, as the visiting Penmen pulled out a 3-2, Northeast-10 Conference, Northeast Division win in 11 innings at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field.
The no. 2 nationally-ranked Merrimack College men’s lacrosse used a first-half outburst to upend Franklin Pierce University 14-6 Wednesday afternoon at Merrimack Stadium. The loss drops the Ravens to 4-5, 2-5 NE10 while the Warriors climb to 9-1, 6-1 NE10.
For the fourth time this season, Franklin Pierce University women’s golfer Camden Morrison (Millis, Mass.) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Co-Women’s Golfer of the Week it was announced Wednesday afternoon by the league offices.
The Franklin Pierce University softball team continued their long road swing as they were done in by Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College 3-0 and 3-2 during a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader at Doc Jacobs Field. The losses were the Ravens 16th overall and ninth in league play while the Purple Knights won their sixth overall duel and third conference showdown.
Franklin Pierce University women’s senior golfer Camden Morrison (Millis, Mass.) won her third individual championship of the 2017-18 season as Ravens golf competed at the Dr. Edwin B. Cottrell Invitational hosted by the Penn Oaks Golf Club Monday and Tuesday.
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.
The Franklin Pierce University men’s and women’s golf programs traveled to the Dr. Edwin B. Cottrell Invitational hosted by the Penn Oaks Golf Club in West Chester, Pa. during a day that began with sunshine and concluded with snow flurries.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 9, 2018) – Senior right fielder Adam Chase (Bridgewater, Mass.) and senior right-hander John Amendola (Wallingford, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team have been named Northeast-10 Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the week ending on April 8, as announced on Monday afternoon by the NE10.