WINCHENDON, Mass. (February 16, 2018) – On Friday night, for the second time this season, freshman forward Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) tallied a hat trick against Post. This time, it was of the natural variety, and she added an assist along the way for good measure, as her four-point night led the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team in a 9-0 win on home ice in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Sophomore forward Meg Gilbride (Braintree, Mass.) added a goal and two assists, senior forward Alex Brolsma (Bloomington, Minn.) dished out three assists and freshman defenseman Kara Santoro (Wolcott, Conn.) scored twice on the night at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena.
WINCHENDON, Mass. (February 10, 2018) – Through two periods on Saturday afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team struggled to generate anything in the way of offensive opportunities. The Ravens were able to open their game up more in the final stanza, but still could not find the net at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. Meanwhile, Holy Cross scored once in the first, twice in the second and thrice in the third to roll to a 6-0 road win in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play.
WORCESTER, Mass. (February 9, 2018) – A pair of goals against in each of the first two periods on Friday night left the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team in a hole it could not dig out of at the Hart Center. Senior forward Kara Violette put home two goals and added an assist to lead Holy Cross to a 5-1 victory in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play.
WINCHENDON, Mass. (February 3, 2018) – For the fourth time this year, the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team locked horns with Sacred Heart. For the fourth time this year, Sacred Heart emerged with a one goal victory when all was said and done. Freshman forward Lexi Edwards batted a rebound out of midair early in the third period for what would stand as the game-winner in a 3-2 Sacred Heart victory in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Senior forward Alex Brolsma (Bloomington, Minn.) had a goal and an assist for Franklin Pierce in defeat on Saturday afternoon at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena.
The Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team welcomed MetroLacrosse to the bubble this past week for the FPU Women’s Lacrosse Winter Thaw Clinic.
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.