RINDGE, N.H. (March 1, 2019) – Senior defenseman and captain Jack Williams (Suffield, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has signed an amateur tryout contract with the Knoxville Ice Bears of the Southern Professional Hockey League, as announced on Wednesday by the SPHL.
RINDGE, N.H. (February 26, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University track & field program will be represented by three student-athletes at the NCAA Championships, as announced Tuesday afternoon by the NCAA. On the women’s side, senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) and freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) will travel to the national meet, while sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) has qualified on the men’s side.
WINCHENDON, Mass. (February 22, 2019) – For the first time in program history, the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has produced the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Year. The NE10’s leading scorer, junior forward Alex Lester (Methuen, Mass.) was selected as the league’s Player of the Year on Friday morning, and earned All-NE10 First Team plaudits to go with it. Also honored on Friday was freshman goaltender Kyle Martin (Westford, Mass.), who was named to the All-Rookie Team.
RINDGE, N.H. (February 21, 2019) – All-New England Women’s Hockey Alliance First Team accolades for junior defenseman Bridgette Prentiss (Buffalo, N.Y.) and sophomore forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) headline four All-NEWHA selections and six total honorees for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team, as announced on Wednesday. In addition, sophomore forwards Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) and Marissa Massaro (Brockton, Mass.) landed on the All-NEWHA Second Team. Freshman goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) was selected to the All-Rookie Team, while junior defenseman Katie Neuburger (Fayetteville, N.Y.) was named to the All-Sportswomanship Team.
RINDGE, N.H. (February 5, 2019) – Senior back Marta Turmo (Barcelona, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has earned the women’s soccer Sport Excellence Award from the Northeast-10 Conference, as announced on Monday afternoon.
RINDGE, N.H. (February 1, 2019) – Franklin Pierce University has had five student-athletes earn Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference honors for the fall season, as announced on Friday afternoon by the Conference office. Senior midfielder Raegan Moulton (Baldwinville, Mass.) of the field hockey team, sophomore forward Yannik Felber (Vallendar, Germany) and junior back Niklas Laudahn (Olfen, Germany) of the men’s soccer team, and junior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and senior back Marta Turmo (Barcelona, Spain) of the women’s soccer team, were all honored by the league. The selected Ravens were among 88 student-athletes across seven sports honored by the NE10.
RINDGE, N.H. (January 30, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics has had 247 student-athletes named to the Northeast-10 Conference Academic Honor Roll for the fall 2018 semester, as announced on Wednesday afternoon by the Conference office.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 21, 2018) -- Earlier this holiday season, student-athletes from several Franklin Pierce University teams took time out of their schedule to do some volunteer work at the Villi Poni Farm, which is part of the Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary, located in Jaffrey, N.H.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 17, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Ruben Resendes has been named as the 11th head coach of the University’s men’s soccer program. The former Southern New Hampshire University standout will return to the Northeast-10 Conference to take on his second collegiate head coaching job, and his first at the Division II level.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 14, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Russell Gaskamp has been named as the next head coach of the University’s football program. Gaskamp will be the program’s third coach overall and will be the first to coach the team at the Division II level, as the Ravens join the Northeast-10 Conference in the fall of 2019. He will replace Rashad Watson, who announced his resignation earlier this week.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 12, 2018) – For the first time in program history, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been nationally ranked inside the top 25 by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced by the USTFCCCA on Tuesday. The Ravens earned the No. 24 spot in the coaches association’s preseason rankings.
RINDGE, N.H. (December, 2018) – Senior back Marta Turmo (Barcelona, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team, as announced on Wednesday by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).
Every great sports team goes through a rebuild. The Golden State Warriors, Chicago Blackhawks and even the Boston Red Sox have gone through their own rebuilds before their current winning ways. That is what the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team went through this past offseason.
After a 7-18-1 (3-11-1 Northeast-10 Conference) record last season, head coach Shaun Millerick went on a recruiting spree, as he brought 13 freshmen onto the roster for the start of the 2018-19 season. Introducing so many new faces affects everyone in the locker room in many ways. From freshmen and sophomores battling to earn a spot, to juniors and seniors battling to keep their spot on the roster, 13 new faces can do a lot for a new team.
Ravens hockey has been raising money for the Seacoast Mental Health Center, with an eye towards assisting with suicide prevention. On Media Monday, our Tyler Aragao caught up with alternate captain Jessica Strack to discuss the fundraiser, her position as one of the team's leaders, and... her knitting ability.
Men's basketball opened its campaign over the weekend with a split in two games at a season-opening tournament hosted by SNHU. On Media Monday, our Bryce Johnson caught up with graduate student Jeremy Arthur to discuss the team's expectations for the year, life as a transfer student, and... his love of expressing himself through music.
Men's ice hockey scored a big win over Saint Anselm last week, the first time the Ravens had defeated the Hawks in program history. On Media Monday, our Ezra Gennello talked with team captain Jack Williams about the win over Saint Anselm, took a look ahead to a game against Stonehill this weekend, and... talked about his two Maine Coon cats.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 5, 2018) – Fresh off of Sunday evening’s Northeast-10 Conference Championship, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been selected as the top seed in the NCAA Championship East Regional, and Sodexo Field will serve as a host site for the first and second rounds, as announced on Monday night by the NCAA. The Ravens earned an automatic bid as the NE10 champion, and first and second round play is set for Friday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 11. Franklin Pierce will open its NCAA Championship on Friday against eighth-seeded Caldwell at 2 p.m. at Sodexo Field.
Women's soccer wrapped up its league-record eighth Northeast-10 Conference title on Sunday evening, with a 3-0 win over Assumption. On Media Monday, our Bryce Johnson chatted with senior Bruna Tavares about the championship, the team's approach to NCAAs, and... her willingness to bite back.
Women's basketball is set to open its season this weekend with a trip to USciences for a tournament. On Media Monday, our Shannon Slater caught up with head coach Jen McKillop to take a look at the season, discuss the team's youth, and... talk about coach's growing archaeology addiction.
Men's ice hockey won a pair of games last week, including an overtime thriller at Worcester State. On Media Monday, our Tyler Aragao chatted with freshman Sean Crowley about the early-season success, the team's approach thus far, and... his love of golf.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 4, 2018) – Sunday evening at Sodexo Field was a bit quieter in terms of offensive output than Friday night, but it was even louder in terms of import. The No. 8 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team needed only a first-half tally from junior midfielder Gabi Pereira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), but popped home two second-half insurance markers as well, as the Ravens returned to the top of the Northeast-10 Conference for the first time in over a decade. When all was said and done, top-seeded Franklin Pierce had a 3-0 victory over visiting sixth-seeded Assumption in the final of the NE10 Championship. It marked Franklin Pierce’s eighth all-time NE10 title, which is a league record.
Women's soccer heads into this week's Northeast-10 Conference Championship as the league's top seed. On Media Monday, our Bryce Johnson caught up with senior back Marta Turmo to discuss the team's success thus far, take a look ahead at the upcoming NE10 Championship, and... discuss her past as a dancer and tennis player.
By virtue of a six-match winning streak in the middle of the season, men's soccer dug out of an early hole to return to the NE10 Championship this week. On Media Monday, our Ezra Gennello talked with senior back Jordan Barnett about the adversity the team faced early on, their run of success, and... the missing parts of his front teeth.
What do Sao Paulo, Brazil and Rindge, New Hampshire have in common? They’re both the homes of Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer players Nathalia Maria da Silva and Veronica Marques. The two dynamic players have a history that dates all the way back to their childhood days growing up in one of Brazil’s most populous states.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 22, 2017) – Senior midfielder Raegan Moulton (Baldwinville, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team has been selected to participate in the Victory Sports Tours/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II Senior Game, as announced late last week by the NFHCA. She is among 38 student-athletes selected to participate in the event.
Men's ice hockey opens its 2018-19 campaign on Friday night at Suffolk. On Media Monday, our Tyler Aragao sat down with head coach Shaun Millerick to take a look at the year ahead, discuss the focus on special teams, and... make note that this was not coach's first Media Monday appearance.
Women's ice hockey is out to a 2-0-0 start after blitzing Post on the season's opening weekend, and looks ahead to Plymouth State and Becker this week. On Media Monday, our Matt Janik talked with defenseman Bridgette Prentiss about her hot start to the season, the goals for the year ahead, and... the world's longest hockey game.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 22, 2018) – Earlier this month, members of the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics were on-hand to assist with the Rindge Woman’s Club’s annual Harvest Fair, held at Rindge Memorial School.
Franklin Pierce is an institution known for its traditions, especially within the Department of Athletics. From the newly-minted Raven Nation pep rally, to the Hall of Fame inductions and end-of-the-year banquet, traditions make it easy for many teams to come together.