2019 Football News

  • Football Ends Inaugural Season on the Road at Merrimack
    November 16, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University football team was looking for a win as their season was coming to a close, but the NCAA Division I Merrimack College Warriors were just too strong as they dominated the first half en route to a 57-0 win against the Ravens.
  • Bentley Runs Over Ravens In Home Finale
    November 09, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University football team looked to finish strong at home against Northeast-10 Conference foe Bentley University, but it simply wasn’t the Ravens’ afternoon. The Falcons jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead en route to a 70-0 win at Sodexo Field during Hall of Fame Weekend.
  • New Haven Gallops Past Ravens Football 63-0
    November 02, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University football team fell to Northeast-10 Conference opponent the University of New Haven 63-0 Saturday afternoon at Ralph F. DellaCamera Stadium. With the win, the Chargers improve to 5-3, 4-2 NE10 while the Ravens lost their eighth game overall and seventh in league play.
  • Football Keeps it Close, Falls Late in Second Half to AIC
    October 26, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University football team’s inaugural NCAA Division II season kept rolling along this time on the road at Northeast-10 Conference opponent American International College. The Ravens were upended 34-12 by the Yellow Jackets during their homecoming celebrations Saturday morning on Abdow Field. With the win, the hosts move to 3-4, 2-3 NE10 while the Ravens lost their seventh contest overall this season and sixth in league play.
  • Daniels Three INT’s, One Return TD Lead to Defensive Player and Rookie Honor
    October 21, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University football freshman Tyvarius Daniels (Springfield, Mass.) has been selected as the Northeast-10 Conference Defensive Player and Rookie of the Week the league offices announced Monday afternoon. It is the first time in program history a football athlete has received an NE10 weekly award.
  • Daniels Makes House Call in Loss to Saint Anselm
    October 19, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University freshman Tyvarius Daniels (Springfield, Mass.) returned an interception for a touchdown as the Ravens dropped a Northeast-10 Conference battle to Saint Anselm College 50-10 Saturday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the win, the Hawks move to 2-5, 2-3 NE10 and the Ravens lost their sixth battle and fifth league game.
  • Football's Drew Campanale Featured in Worcester Telegram & Gazette
    October 18, 2019
    Drew Campanale (Shrewsbury, Mass.) is the starting quarterback for the Franklin Pierce University football team as a true freshman. On Thursday, he was profiled in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, by sports reporter Jen Toland. Click through to read the full story.
  • Raven Football Shutout by Stonehill
    October 12, 2019
    After two weeks on the road, the Franklin Pierce University football program returned home to Sodexo Field and was dispatched 52-0 by Northeast-10 Conference opponent Stonehill College Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Skyhawks move to 4-1, 4-0 NE10 while the Ravens fall to 1-5 and remain winless in league play.
  • Campanale and Jackson Jr. Have Career Games, Ravens Put Up 27 Points on the Road
    October 05, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University football freshman quarterback Drew Campanale (Shrewsbury, Mass.) threw for a career-high 307 yards, three touchdowns and added 72 yards rushing as the Ravens put up their second-highest point total of the season in a 55-27 setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Southern Connecticut State University Saturday afternoon on Jess Dow Field. The loss was the fourth of the year for Pierce (1-4, 0-3 NE10) while the Owls (1-4, 1-2 NE10) earned their first victory of the season.
  • Ravens Football Travels Away From Campus for the First Time, Bested by Assumption
    September 28, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University football program headed out away from the friendly confines of Sodexo Field for their first road game as an NCAA Division II program on Saturday. Pierce traveled to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Assumption College and lost by a 53-6 score. The loss sends the crimson and gray to 1-3, 0-2 NE10 while the Greyhounds improve to 3-1, 2-0 NE10.
  • RIGHT WHERE SHE BELONGS: Morgan Smith’s Journey from Soccer to Football
    September 23, 2019
    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.
  • Pace Upends Ravens in Northeast-10 Conference Opener
    September 21, 2019
    In front of a packed house, the Franklin Pierce University football team kicked off their Northeast-10 Conference schedule during homecoming weekend with a 52-7 setback to Pace University Saturday evening on Sodexo Field. With the win, the Setters move to 2-1 overall and the loss sends the Ravens to 1-2.
  • Football's Morgan Smith Featured on NCAA.com
    September 17, 2019
    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.
  • Goal Line Stand Gives Raven Football First NCAA Win In Program History
    September 14, 2019
    It came down to a two-point conversion attempt, with the Franklin Pierce University football team ahead 29-27 late in the fourth quarter, the Crimson and Gray tackled a ball carrier one yard short of the plane to conserve the 29-27 victory, the first win as an NCAA Division II program versus Curry College Saturday afternoon on Sodexo Field. The win, the first for head coach Russell Gaskamp as a Raven, evens up their mark at 1-1 overall and the loss sends the Colonels to 0-2.
  • Franklin Pierce Football Kicks Off Inaugural Division II Season
    September 07, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University football team started their inaugural season in Division II athletics in front of a full house at Sodexo Field which was packed with students, alumni, parents, staff and local community members Saturday at noon. The Ravens showed great heart never taking a play off during their 69-0 loss to Wesley College.
  • Franklin Pierce Athletics Geared up for Busy Opening Weekend
    September 04, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 4, 2019) – The 2019-20 athletic season is just one sleep away, with NCAA Division II action set to start on fields across the country on Thursday, Sept. 5. The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics is geared up for its own jam-packed opening weekend, which will see games on Sodexo Field Thursday through Sunday, giving fans plenty of opportunities to come out and catch the Ravens in action.
  • Franklin Pierce Announces Football’s Inaugural Season Ticket/Gameday Information
    August 01, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (August 1, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics is pleased to formally announce ticket and gameday information for the football program’s inaugural season at the NCAA Division II level. Fans can view information regarding single-game tickets, season tickets, tailgate packages, gameday parking and the Club Hatch kids club all by visiting the brand new Gameday Information page.
  • Football Announces Inaugural Division II Coaching Staff
    April 03, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (April 3, 2019) – Head coach Russell Gaskamp and the Franklin Pierce University football program have announced the team’s 2019 coaching staff. The staff will lead the Ravens in their initial foray into NCAA Division II football in the fall.
  • Football Announces 2019 Recruiting Class
    February 06, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 6, 2019) – As the program’s first foray into National Signing Day draws to a close, head coach Russell Gaskamp and the Franklin Pierce University football team are proud to announce their 2019 recruiting class on Wednesday evening. Currently, the class consists of 25 student-athletes from nine states.