RINDGE, N.H. (April 21, 2018) – Of the eight runs allowed by the Franklin Pierce University softball team in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon, only one was earned. Visiting Assumption capitalized on five errors by the Ravens to sweep a Northeast-10 Conference, Northeast Division doubleheader and spoil Senior Day at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. In the first game, Assumption used three runs in the sixth and one in the seventh, all unearned, to erase a 1-0 deficit on the way to a 4-1 win. In the second game, the Greyhounds trailed 2-1, but struck twice in the sixth and once in the seventh to put together a 4-2 victory.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 20, 2018) – A two-run homer by freshman third baseman Gina Hinckley (Lancaster, Mass.) in the second inning got the Franklin Pierce University softball team off to a strong start on Thursday afternoon. Senior first baseman Aubrey Bianco (Marlboro, N.Y.) later provided a key two-run double in the fifth and freshman right-hander Cyrena Zemaitis (Goshen, Conn.) struck out six over 6.2 scoreless innings, as the Ravens chalked up a 5-3 win over Stonehill in Northeast-10 Conference, Northeast Division play at the Bisaccia Softball Complex.
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 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.
RINDGE, N.H (June 14, 2018) – Assistant coach and alum Cody Kauffman ’12 of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been selected to join the coaching staff of the USA Baseball Women’s National Team this summer, as announced earlier this spring by USA Baseball. Kauffman and the rest of the staff have already begun to build the team, and will then prepare the squad for World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s Baseball World Cup in August.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 11, 2018) – Senior Tom McGuckin (Clayton, N.J.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has earned Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference honors for the winter season, as announced earlier this spring by the Conference office. He was among 67 student-athletes across seven sports honored by the NE10.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 5, 2018) – Senior Martin Gradijan (Lebanon, N.H.) and graduate student Jon Holmes (Albany, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country and track & field teams have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I First Team, as announced late last week by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). As a result of the selection, Gradijan advances to the Academic All-America ballot.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 1, 2018) – Senior right-hander John Amendola (Wallingford, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I First Team, as announced earlier this spring by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). As a result of the selection, Amendola advances to the Academic All-America ballot.