The Franklin Pierce University community offers our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our former student, Kevin Raymond, who was the victim of a fatal gunshot wound in Somerville, Mass., on Saturday, according to police.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 14, 2017) – After using a pair of second-quarter touchdowns to jump to a 14-3 halftime lead, the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team came up empty in the second half on Saturday afternoon at Sodexo Field. Following a third-quarter touchdown, Cornell got a field goal in the first minute of the fourth quarter and then struck for the game-winning touchdown with just 28 seconds to play, to pull out a 19-14 win on the road in Collegiate Sprint Football League North Division play. Junior quarterback Connor Ostrander rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown, and threw for 90 yards and another score to lead the way for the Big Red.
WATERBURY, Conn. (October 7, 2017) – Sophomore back Kobie Smith (Leominster, Mass.) rushed for 176 yards and three scores on Saturday, while freshman Tionne Brown (Turners Falls, Mass.) added 99 rushing yards of his own, as the Franklin Pierce University sprint football league bounced back from a pair of shutout defeats with a 28-0 win on the road at Post. The duo led a 316-yard rushing attack for the Ravens in Collegiate Sprint Football League North Division action at LaMoy Field.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 30, 2017) – Playing seven hours from home and with heavy hearts, the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team kept things close through one quarter on Saturday afternoon at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Ultimately though, Navy would use 14 second-quarter points to open up the lead on the way to a 33-0 win in Collegiate Sprint Football League play. Junior quarterback Brandon Coleman threw for 144 yards and a score to key at 215-yard passing attack for Navy in the victory.
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.