On a Very Special Edition of Media Monday, we take a look inside the Athletic Training Room, courtesy of three of Franklin Pierce's athletic trainers. Our Matt Janik is joined by Christine Levreault, Tyler Baran, Makina Itchkavich-Levasseur and, of course, Saki. The group discusses the unseen challenges of the job, the adjustments being made by new people in new roles, and... Christine's figure skating background.
Nobody ever explained why Makina was wearing the sunglasses though...
QUEENS, N.Y. (September 18, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team was in action over the weekend, as the squad opened its fall season at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association East Regional, hosted by Adelphi University and Queens (N.Y.) College at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The Ravens had several strong showings at the multi-day event, as sophomore Roberto Chong (Puigpunyent, Spain) advanced to the round of 16 in the singles draw, while the team of junior Yuval Barak (Zicron Ya’akov, Israel) and freshman Preston Gordon (Essex Junction, Vt.) did the same in the doubles draw.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 17, 2018) – Junior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week, as announced on Monday by the Conference office.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 17, 2018) – Due to anticipated wet weather throughout the area throughout Tuesday morning and early afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team has adjusted the start time of its non-conference home game against Merrimack.
JAMESVILLE, N.Y. (September 16, 2018) – Senior Sarah Daley (Beverly, Mass.) fired a round of 78 (+6) on Sunday, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s golf team at the first day of the Le Moyne Fall Invitational. The Ravens rank second after one day of play at the two-day event, held at the 6275-yard, par-72 Pompey Club.
The Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team went scoreless for the second consecutive game as they were defeated 1-0 by Northeast-10 Conference opponent Assumption College Saturday evening in Worcester, Mass. With the win, the Greyhounds improve to 2-0 in league play while the Ravens suffered their second defeat.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (September 15, 2018) – The shot attempts were more balanced on Saturday evening at Abdow Field, but the rest of the stat line remained lopsided in favor of the Ravens in the first road game of the season for the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team. The Ravens picked up a goal in the 31st minute from junior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil), added another from senior midfielder Nathalia Maria da Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil) in the 65th minute and were not tested significantly on the defensive end of the field, as they rolled to a 2-0 win in Northeast-10 Conference play at American International.
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (September 15, 2018) – Sophomore Marissa Farago (Salisbury, Mass.) chalked up a top-50 finish in a 318-runner field on Saturday, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team. The Ravens were able to put five among the top 125 finishers, which allowed the team to post a 10th-place finish in the 45-team meet.
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (September 15, 2018) – Freshman Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) led three Ravens in the top 25 of a 295-runner field on Saturday, as the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team finished fourth, out of 41 teams, at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational. Fenoff finished in 12th, and was followed by sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) in 15th and junior Jason Reed (Foxborough, Mass.) in 22nd.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 15, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University sprint football team held its own for a quarter and then some against Navy on Saturday afternoon, but the floodgates opened in the second quarter at Sodexo Field. Navy piled up 24 second-quarter points and added 21 more in the second half, on the way to a 45-7 win in the Collegiate Sprint Football League opener for both teams. Junior quarterback Walt Fagan threw for 107 yards and four touchdowns to lead the way for the Midshipmen. The Ravens did themselves no favors on the afternoon, as Franklin Pierce turned the ball over six times and committed 16 penalties totaling 165 yards.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team ended their tough non-conference schedule with a 3-0 (19-25, 19-25, 17-25) defeat at the hands of Daemen College Saturday morning on the campus of Roberts Wesleyan College.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team competed in their final doubleheader of the 2018 campaign on Friday at Roberts Wesleyan College. The Ravens were defeated in their first game 3-0 (20-25, 12-25, 12-25) by Urbana University and ended the nightcap with a 3-1 (26-24, 15-25, 25-15, 25-21) victory against the host Red Hawks. The split gave the Ravens their fourth win of the season.
Franklin Pierce University men’s basketball head coach David Chadbourne is proud to announce that renowned shooting instructor Dave Hopla will make an appearance on campus in the Fieldhouse on Sunday, September 23rd at 11:00 a.m.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 12, 2018) – Junior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil) popped home a pair of goals in the first 20 minutes and later added a second-half assist to pile up five points on Wednesday night, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team put away Le Moyne, 4-1. The Ravens were dominant in the Northeast-10 Conference contest to cap their season-opening three-game homestand.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program began Northeast-10 Conference play with a 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 11-25, 17-25) setback to Bentley University Wednesday evening in The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Falcons up their mark to 5-6, 1-0 NE10 while the Ravens drop to 0-1 in league play.
COLCHESTER, Vt. (September 12, 2018) – The “Rallying Ravens” struck again on Wednesday afternoon. Facing a 1-0 deficit with just 20 minutes to play, the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team found itself in what has become familiar territory in the team’s young season. Much like Friday afternoon at Kutztown, the deficit was only a temporary roadblock at Duffy Field. Senior forward Ashley Silva (Laconia, N.H.) leveled the score in the 52nd minute, and freshman back Julianne Sacco (Southborough, Mass.) followed with the game-winner in the 59th minute, as the Ravens pulled out a 2-1, non-conference victory at Saint Michael’s.
The Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team suffered another heartbreaking defeat Tuesday evening on Sodexo Field when they were shutout 1-0 by Northeast-10 Conference opponent Le Moyne College. The Dolphins remain unblemished at 4-0, 1-0 NE10 while the Ravens drop to 1-4, 0-1 NE10.
The Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team knocked off nine strokes from their first-round total to shoot a 597 (+21) and finish in first place at the annual FPU Fall Invitational Monday at the Keene Country Club.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 9, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s tennis team was defeated in its home and Northeast-10 Conference opener on Sunday afternoon, as the Ravens dropped a 6-1 decision to visiting Saint Michael’s.
The Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer teams early season offensive struggles continued Saturday evening in a 2-1 loss to non-conference opponent the University of Bridgeport at Knights Field. With the win, the Purple Knights improve to 2-1 overall while the Ravens drop to 1-3.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 8, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team controlled the contest throughout the proceedings on Saturday night at Sodexo field, in the squad’s Northeast-10 Conference opener. Junior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil) found the net in the 35th minute, while junior forward Sophie Cousineau (Milton, Mass.) and freshman midfielder Jessica Magerman (Bellingham, Mass.) added second-half tallies as the Ravens dispatched New Haven, 3-0.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program ended the 2018 Wildcat Regional Invitational with two losses Saturday afternoon, a 3-0 (20-25, 11-25, 15-25) defeat at the hands of Holy Family University and a 3-1 (18-25, 25-23, 18-25, 17-25) loss to host Wilmington (Del.) University. Both setbacks send the Ravens to 3-10 on the campaign.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (September 8, 2018) – It was six Ravens inside the top 25 of a 63-runner field on Saturday, as the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team finished second, out of seven teams, at the Smith College Invitational.
SEAFORD, N.Y. (September 8, 2018) – For the second straight day, the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team fell behind in the first half. On Saturday though, the Ravens were unable to erase the deficit in the second stanza. A 53rd-minute goal from freshman forward Mary Clare Banholzer stood as the game-winner at Cedar Creek Park, as Lindenwood (Mo.) posted a 3-2 victory in neutral-site, non-conference play, hosted by Molloy College. Freshman midfielder Feline van Doorn (Barendrecht, Netherlands) and junior midfielder Jessica Greeley (Winslow, Maine) each scored in defeat for Franklin Pierce.