GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (May 15, 2019) – Following a dramatic run to the Northeast-10 Conference title last week, the Franklin Pierce University baseball team is set to open its 15th all-time appearance in the NCAA Championship on Thursday. The Ravens’ road to their eighth NCAA Regional title begins against sub-regional host Adelphi, on the front end of a four-team, three-day, double-elimination tournament. First pitch is set for noon at William J. Bonomo Field in Garden City, N.Y.
(UPDATED: 1 PM Monday with Championship Central Link) Baseball Selected as Eighth Seed in NCAA Championship East Regional
INDIANAPOLIS (May 12, 2019) – After winning seven must-win games in a span of nine days, the Northeast-10 Conference champion Franklin Pierce University baseball team is headed back to the NCAA Championship for the second season in a row and the 15th time in program history. The Ravens have been selected as the eighth seed in the East Regional, as announced on Sunday night by the NCAA. Franklin Pierce will open play at its four-team, double-elimination sub-regional on Thursday, May 16, against top seed and host Adelphi.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (May 11, 2019) – Graduate student right-hander Ryan Covelle (Medford, Mass.), graduate student right-hander Anthony Matarazzo (Medford, Mass.), senior left-hander Evan Glew (North Andover, Mass.) and senior right-hander Zach Hart (Wallingford, Conn.) combined to author a nine-hit shutout on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University baseball team claimed its league record sixth Northeast-10 Conference title. Two runs in the first were all the Ravens needed on the way to a 3-0 win over Merrimack to finish off their climb out of the loser’s bracket to the NE10 crown. Hart picked up his second save of the day to nail down the final game of the Northeast-10 Championship, hosted by Le Moyne at Onondaga Baseball Complex.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (May 11, 2019) – A five-run fifth inning turned the tide for good on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University baseball team extended its season yet again at the Onondaga Baseball Complex, on the final day of the Northeast-10 Conference Baseball Championship, hosted by Le Moyne. Junior right fielder John Mead (Washington Township, N.J.) went 4-for-4, as the Ravens posted an 8-5 win over Merrimack to force a winner-take-all final game later on Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 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. For the women, 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.
RINDGE, N.H. (May 1, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University football program was out in the community over the weekend, as the Ravens put in some time assisting at the Jaffrey Conservation Commission.
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.