The Franklin Pierce University women’s golf team are 18 holes away from bringing their second Northeast-10 Conference Championship trophy back to Rindge after they shot a 306 (+18) opening round at the Shenendoah Golf Course at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y.
LEWISTON, Maine (October 13, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team suffered a 7-2 defeat on the road on Sunday, in non-conference play at Bates.
LEWISTON, Maine (October 13, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s tennis team hit the road for non-conference play on Sunday and suffered an 8-1 defeat at Bates.
MONTREAL (October 12, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team faced a stern test on Saturday, but shone well while competing internationally. The women ran an 8k course, which is nearly two miles longer than their typical 3.1-mile run. The women finished ninth out of 14 teams, in a meet which included some of the best teams in Canada.
Success is something many people look for, but only a few achieve. Led by head coach Jonathan Garbar and his staff, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team found success last year by winning their league-leading eighth Northeast-10 Conference title and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Soccer Championship. If you ask the team, they’ve already started to find success this year.
The ball sailed through the uprights cleanly, a 20-yard chip shot off the foot of then high school senior Morgan Smith. Smith and friends were down at the football field after school. Nobody else was there and so for fun her friends told her she should try and kick a field goal. Smith attempted and succeeded, but the idea of Smith, a five-year varsity soccer player, playing football was only something that was joked about. But then it suddenly wasn’t a joke, and soon she earned a spot as kicker for South Glens Falls High School in upstate New York.
Over the weekend, freshman kicker Morgan Smith (South Glens Falls, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University football team became just the second woman to score in an NCAA Division II football game. On Tuesday, she was the subject of a profile piece on the NCAA's web site. Wayne Cavadi talked with Morgan about her accomplishments Saturday, her road to football and role models for women playing traditionally-male sports. Click through to read the full article.
A new coaching staff can be extremely stressful for any sports team, especially for a team that is also composed of primarily new players. When head men’s soccer coach Ruben Resendes was hired in January, there were 23 players on the team. By the end of June, there were only 11, due to transferring students and graduates. Resendes, along with other coaches and players, was able to build up the team to the current roster of 32 players and two new assistant coaches.