RINDGE, N.H. (October 29, 2019) – Offense was tough to come by on Tuesday afternoon for the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team in the squad’s home finale. No. 4 nationally ranked Saint Anselm was dominant throughout at Sodexo Field, as the Hawks ran up advantages of 27-1 in shot attempts and 15-0 in shots on goal on the way to a 3-0 win in the Northeast-10 Conference contest.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 26, 2019) – For the first time since 2011, the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team is headed to the postseason, as the Ravens locked up their fifth all-time bid in the Northeast-10 Conference Championship with a 4-2, Senior Day win over Pace on Saturday afternoon. Appropriately, senior forward Madison Gagnon (Milford, N.H.) highlighted the victory, as she tallied her first career hat trick to lead the way for the Ravens at Sodexo Field.
COLCHESTER, Vt. (October 22, 2019) -- Offense has been at a premium lately for the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team, which had won each of its last two games by a score of 1-0. On the road on Tuesday afternoon, the Ravens’ offense was shut down, as they were handed a 1-0 loss of their own by the Saint Michael’s Purple Knights in Northeast-10 Conference play at Duffy Field.
MANSFIELD, Mass. (October 22, 2019) – Senior back Jessica Strassburg (Longmeadow, Mass.) and freshman forward Christine Jarowicz (Kennebunk, Maine) of the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team have both collected Northeast-10 Conference awards for the week ending on Oct. 20, as announced on Tuesday by the league office. Strassburg was selected as Defensive Player of the Week, while Jarowicz chalked up Rookie of the Week accolades.
MANSFIELD, Mass. (December 18, 2019) – Following what was a wildly successful fall season for the Franklin Pierce University athletics teams, the Ravens are tied for fourth in the Northeast-10 Conference Presidents’ Cup standings heading into the semester break, as announced earlier by the league office. Franklin Pierce trails first-place Southern New Hampshire by less than 15 points.
Traveling to college is a stressful and exciting time for young adults, especially as a collegiate athlete. However, the situation is even more stressful when you are leaving your home country to do so. Franklin Pierce University has many international student-athletes who come from all over the world to attend school. Why? For the love of the sport.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 14, 2019) -- Last Friday, the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics formally honored its 2019 Hall of Fame Class, in a formal ceremony in Spagnuolo Hall.
Coaching at the NCAA level is a tough job. Hours of film, practice prep, game prep, travel, and so much more to ensure your team is not only performing well, but also happy. While some coaches find one team to be enough, Brittany Fleck took on a nearly impossible job: coach two teams at one time. The Franklin Pierce University field hockey assistant coach volunteered to help out with the volleyball team as well, when a position opened up on the coaching staff this fall.