RUTLAND, Vt. (November 21, 2017) – Less than a minute into overtime on Tuesday night, sophomore defenseman Delaney Guimont (Bedford, N.H.) set up the first collegiate goal for freshman forward Marissa Massaro (Brockton, Mass.) as the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team pulled out a 3-2 win on the road at Castleton. The latter banged home the power-play marker from just outside the top of the crease at Spartan Arena, as both Massaro (1-1-2) and Guimont (0-2-2) capped off two-point nights.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 21, 2017) – Senior forward Alex Brolsma (Bloomington, Minn.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team has been named New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Player of the Week for the week ending on Nov. 19, as announced on Tuesday by the NEWHA. In addition, freshman forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) has earned NEWHA Rookie of the Week honors.
SHELTON, Conn. (November 18, 2017) – For the second straight night, the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team erased a three-goal third period deficit at Sports Center of Connecticut, on Saturday. For the second straight night, the Ravens suffered a one-goal defeat at the hands of host Sacred Heart. This time, sophomore defenseman Jayne Lewis provided the game-winner, with 38 seconds to play in regulation, as the Pioneers skated away with a 4-3 victory. Senior forward Alex Brolsma (Bloomington, Minn.) scored twice for Franklin Pierce, including the 100th point of her career.
SHELTON, Conn. (November 17, 2017) – The third period was a long, uphill battle for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team on Friday night. Trailing by three goals entering the frame, the Ravens rallied all the way back, capping the comeback with a shorthanded, extra-attacker goal by freshman forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) to tie things up with just 33 seconds to play. However, it was Sacred Heart which would have the final word at Sports Center of Connecticut, as the Pioneers struck with only 52 seconds to play in overtime. Senior forward Meghan Kebalka cashed in the game-winning goal to send the hosts away with a 5-4 win.
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.
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.