RINDGE, N.H. (April 18, 2017) – In the first game on Wednesday afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University softball team was hurt by a season-high seven errors in a 9-3 loss to visiting Southern New Hampshire at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. In the second game, SNHU ambushed two pitchers for 22 runs on 18 hits in a 22-3, five-inning win to complete the sweep of the Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division doubleheader.
Franklin Pierce University junior first basemen Aubrey Bianco (Marlboro, N.Y.) combined to go 2-for-5 with her fourth home run on the season as the Ravens dropped two contests on Monday to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College. The wins improved the Purple Knights mark to 5-16 overall and 4-7 in league play while the Ravens lost their 22nd and 23rd games on the year.
Coming off a seventh inning walk-off victory yesterday, the Franklin Pierce University softball team looked to continue their success on Saturday, but Bentley University took the final two games and the season series by a 11-8 and 10-6 margin in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. Both wins moved Bentley to 8-14, 4-7 NE10 and the two setbacks were number 20 and 21 overall on the year for the Crimson and Grey.
Trailing by four runs in the bottom of the sixth, the Franklin Pierce University softball team rallied to knot the contest and then pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Northeast-10 Conference opponent Bentley University 6-5 on Friday afternoon at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. The walk-off victory was the first win of the season for the Crimson and Grey and their first in league play while the Falcons fall to 6-14, 2-7 NE10.
258 Student-Athletes Earn GPAs of 3.3 or Higher During Fall Semester to be Named to Athletic Department Honor Roll
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.
SWANZEY, N.H. (November 28, 2017) – Earlier this month, 30 members of the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team paid a visit to Cutler Elementary School to conduct an NFL Play 60 Event.