The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team scored 24 points in the third quarter while sophomore guard Sophia Holmes (Oakland, Maine) tallied a season-high 17 markers as the Ravens defeated non-conference opponent Felician University 65-54 Saturday afternoon at the Job Gymnasium. With the win, the Ravens move to 2-7 overall while the Golden Falcons move to 1-5 on the season.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 7, 2018) – A four-goal second period proved to be more than enough for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team on Friday afternoon, as the Ravens opened up a 5-0 lead and ultimately cruised to a 5-2 win on the road at Buffalo State. Sophomore forward Ann Margaret DiSciscio (Litchfield, N.H.) scored twice – for her first multiple-goal as a Raven – and added an assist to match her career high with three points, in the non-conference win at Buffalo State Ice Arena.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 5, 2018) -- Sophomore forward Marissa Massaro (Brockton, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University women's ice hockey team has been named New England Women's Hockey Alliance Player of the Week, for the week ending on Dec. 2, as announced on Tuesday night by the league office.
WINCHENDON, Mass. (December 5, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team found itself shorthanded eight times on Wednesday night, and it proved to be too much at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. Massachusetts Dartmouth converted two power-play goals, including the game-winner, to break a 3-3 tie late in the third, as the Corsairs picked up a 5-3 road win over the Ravens in non-conference play. Senior forward Brendan McDonough and senior forward Jonathan Ruiz had a goal and an assist each in the win for UMass Dartmouth, while junior forward Alex Lester (Methuen, Mass.) did the same in defeat for Franklin Pierce.
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.