Franklin Pierce University softball freshman designated player Cat Simmons (Pine Plains, N.Y.) ripped a walk-off home run the bottom of the eighth inning to complete the season series sweep of Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College 3-2 Tuesday afternoon at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. The win was the ninth of the campaign for the Ravens and their fifth in league play while the Purple Knights lost their 29th game and 19th conference contest.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 23, 2019) – Heading into a stretch of seven games in six days this week, the Franklin Pierce University baseball team’s first task was to get through a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader against Stonehill without burning through too much of its pitching staff. Consider the mission accomplished, as graduate student right-hander Ryan Covelle (Medford, Mass.) and senior right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) each struck out eight while combining to twirl 12 innings of two-run ball and lead the Ravens to a twinbill sweep of Stonehill. The Ravens took the Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division affairs by scores of 7-4 and 8-2.
Trailing 8-4 heading into the fourth and final quarter, the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team scored two goals to pull within two before falling 8-6 to no. 2 nationally-ranked and Northeast-10 Conference opponent Adelphi University Tuesday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the loss, the Crimson and Grey complete their year at 5-8, 3-8 NE10 and the Panthers head into the conference championship at 15-1, 10-1 NE10.
FITCHBURG, Mass. (April 20, 2019) – Just two weeks out from the Northeast-10 Conference Championships, the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team sent athletes to two locations on Saturday as part of the team’s final preparations. In New Jersey, a pair of Ravens posted NCAA Championships provisional qualifying times at the Larry Ellis Invitational, hosted by Princeton. In Massachusetts, it was seven event wins on the way to the team’s first meet win of the season, at the Eric Loeschner Memorial Invitational, hosted by Fitchburg State.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 24, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University football team is in the midst of its inaugural spring practice season, as the team ramps up operations in advance of its first season of NCAA Division II football in the fall. On Monday, the team was featured on WMUR's evening newscast, as sports anchor Jason King took a look at the program.
Coming to a new place can be scary, nerve racking, and even hard, but for head coach Andrew Klaus of the softball team at Franklin Pierce University, his first year has been nothing short of warm and open. Klaus is the 12th head coach in program history, and took over after Hannah Griffin resigned after two seasons of leading the Ravens.
RINDGE, N.H. (March 25, 2019) – Freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Rookie Field Athlete of the Year for the indoor season, as announced late last week by the NE10.
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.