Ravens field hockey opened the season on Friday afternoon with a come-from-behind victory over St. Thomas Aquinas. On Media Monday, our Matt Janik sat down with midfielder Raegan Moulton to talk about the season opener, the team's "Drop the Anchor" concept, and... her dog's distaste for footwear.
RINDGE, N.H. (August 31, 2018) – It was not necessarily pretty, but it got the job done. The Franklin Pierce University field hockey team dominated stretches of play at home in its season opener on Friday afternoon, en route to a 13-7 advantage in shot attempts. More impressively, the crimson and grey totaled a 13-5 edge in penalty corners. Still though, the Ravens went into the final 10 minutes at Sodexo Field without a goal, and on the short end of a 1-0 score line against visiting St. Thomas Aquinas. Franklin Pierce found its resiliency from there though, as the Ravens utilized the final two of their 13 corners to pop a pair of goals and snatch away a 2-1 victory.
RINDGE, N.H. (June 13, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University field hockey team has had 12 student-athletes named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II National Academic Squad, as announced earlier this spring by the NFHCA. Furthermore, freshman goalkeeper Olivia Barnes (Greenwich, N.Y.), senior forward Carly Canavan (Kingston, N.Y.) and freshman forward Olivia Kowatch (Port Ewan, N.Y.) were all named Scholars of Distinction by the NFHCA, while the team earned the NFHCA’s National Academic Team Award.
RINDGE, N.H. (May 23, 2018) – Carly Canavan ’18 (Kingston, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team has been named as one of three finalists for the Northeast-10 Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, as announced on Wednesday afternoon by the Conference office.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 18, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has entered the United Soccer Coaches national poll as the No. 24 ranked team in the country, in advance of Tuesday’s night’s Northeast-10 Conference showdown at Southern New Hampshire, as announced Tuesday morning by the coaches’ association.
On a Very Special Edition of Media Monday, we take a look inside the Athletic Training Room, courtesy of three of Franklin Pierce's athletic trainers. Our Matt Janik is joined by Christine Levreault, Tyler Baran, Makina Itchkavich-Levasseur and, of course, Saki. The group discusses the unseen challenges of the job, the adjustments being made by new people in new roles, and... Christine's figure skating background. Nobody ever explained why Makina was wearing the sunglasses though...
There were some struggles on the field for Ravens football in Saturday's season-opening loss to Navy, but there were lessons to be learned as well. On Media Monday, our Tyler Aragao chatted with head coach Rashad Watson about the takeaways from the Navy game, a look ahead to Saturday's homecoming tilt with Post, and... the impressive longevity of Watson's friendships.
Ravens cross country saw plenty of success over the weekend at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational. On Media Monday, freshman Riley Fenoff chatted with our Shannon Slater about the transition from high school to college, his record-setting performance on Saturday, and... his ability to juggle, kind of.