The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team left Rindge on Friday night as they headed to the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) and Recreation Hall for a non-conference showdown with the Bears. The Ravens suffered a 3-0 (18-25, 15-25, 19-25) sweep at the hands of the host Bears as NYIT improved to 11-2 on the campaign with the victory while the Ravens fell to 3-9 overall.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team headed out on the road to Bentley University and dropped a Northeast-10 Conference contest by a 3-0 (20-25, 17-25, 6-25) margin to the host Falcons Tuesday evening at the Dana Center. With the win, Bentley improves to 7-4, 1-0 NE10 and the loss sends the Crimson and Grey to 3-8, 1-1 NE10.
Franklin Pierce University senior middle blocker Hannah St. Jean (Olympia, Wash.) led all players with 15 kills, a .433 hitting percentage and a game-best 10 total blocks as the Ravens bested Northeast-10 Conference opponent Merrimack College 3-1 (25-21, 29-31, 25-15, 25-13) on Saturday afternoon in The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Ravens snap a six match losing skid and improve to 3-7 overall, 1-0 in league play while the Warriors drop to 2-7, 0-1 NE10.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team played in front of their home crowd for the first time this year, but suffered a 3-0 (19-25, 23-25, 16-25) defeat at the hands of non-conference opponent the University of Bridgeport on Friday evening in a hot and humid Fieldhouse environment. With the win, the Purple Knights improve their mark to 2-7 overall while the loss sends the Ravens to 2-7.
Ravens women's ice hockey will open up its sixth season of competition on Friday night. The team jumps right into the fire, with a home-and-home against Holy Cross to open the season. On Monday afternoon, our Matthew Janik chatted with sophomore defenseman and alternate captain Delaney Guimont to preview the season. Guimont discussed the upcoming games, how the leadership team has worked to build chemistry with the freshman class and about her recent training of a service dog.
Ravens women's soccer recently had a three-game winning streak snapped, but still sits in good position in the NE10, with a big test coming up at Adelphi this weekend. On Monday, our Tyler Aragao caught up with first-year head coach Jonathan Garbar to assess the state of the program. Garbar discussed his adjustment to life in Rindge, the building of a culture within the program and mentioned -- but did not show off -- his stellar dance skills.
Our favorite shots from the week that was in Raven Nation. Photos from Sept. 25 through Oct. 2, 2017.
Shaun Millerick joined Ravens men's ice hockey as an assistant coach a year ago, and takes the reins himself for the first time in 2017-18. On Monday, our Bryce Johnson sat down with coach to talk about his expectations for his first season as head coach, his team's leadership, and his arachnid-based fears.