RIDNGE, N.H. (February 11, 2019) – With Winter Storm Maya bearing down on the region, the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has announced a time change to its scheduled home game against Northeast-10 Conference opponent Stonehill on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (February 9, 2019) – Again on Saturday afternoon, things were close through two periods, as Franklin Pierce trailed just 1-0 on the road at Sullivan Arena. For the second straight day though, host Saint Anselm put home a trio of third-period goals to pull away, as the Hawks rolled up a 4-0 victory in the Northeast-10 Conference contest. Junior forward Sean Verrier scored twice for Saint Anselm in the win.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (February 8, 2019) – Things remained close on the Sullivan Arena scoreboard through two periods on Friday night, even though the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team was being outshot at Saint Anselm, 38-14. The Hawks offense eventually proved too much for the Ravens though, as Saint Anselm put home three third-period goals to pull away for a 7-3 win in the Northeast-10 Conference contest. Junior forward Mike Ferraro scored twice, including the game-winner, for Saint Anselm.
SHELTON, Conn. (January 29, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team was defeated on the road on Tuesday night, 5-1, in a non-conference contest at Post. Sophomore forward Jake Raleigh scored a goal and added two assists for a three-point night to lead Post at Sports Center of Connecticut. Senior forward Nate Indelicato (Pembroke, Mass.) notched the lone goal for the Ravens.
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.
A new coaching staff can be extremely stressful for any sports team, especially for a team that is also composed of primarily new players. When head men’s soccer coach Ruben Resendes was hired in January, there were 23 players on the team. By the end of June, there were only 11, due to transferring students and graduates. Resendes, along with other coaches and players, was able to build up the team to the current roster of 32 players and two new assistant coaches.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 12, 2019) – Two National Players of the Year, another All-America selection and a two-time All-Northeast-10 Conference selection highlight the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics’ 2019 Hall of Fame class, as announced on Thursday afternoon. The four-athlete class represents five sports and will be honored over the course of Hall of Fame Weekend on Nov. 8 and 9. The formal induction will take place at a private social on Friday night, Nov. 8. The quartet will then be honored publicly on Saturday, in conjunction with the Nov. 9 football game against Bentley.
WINTHROP, Mass. (September 11, 2019) – The New England Women’s Hockey Alliance (NEWHA) -- which includes the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team -- received official notice from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Aug. 1, 2019 that it has officially been approved for active NCAA Division I membership, effective for the 2019-20 academic year.