WINCHENDON, Mass. (December 14, 2019) -- All good things must come to an end, and for the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team, that was the case with its nine-game unbeaten streak on Saturday afternoon. The Ravens found themselves down 3-0 to the visiting Nichols College Bison after the first period and could not recover en route to a 4-0, non-conference loss at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena.
MANSFIELD, Mass. (December 10, 2019) – For the third straight week, the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team can boast the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week. This time around, it was the reigning NE10 Player of the Year, senior forward Alex Lester (Methuen, Mass.), who earned his first weekly award of the season, for the week ending on Dec. 8, as announced on Monday by the league office.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (December 7, 2019) -- A four-point night, including a hat trick, for senior captain Alex Lester (Methuen, Mass.) and 28 saves from junior goaltender Ian Wallace (West Islip, N.Y.) propelled the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team to a 5-3 win over Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Anselm on the road at Sullivan Arena on Saturday afternoon.
MANSFIELD, Mass. (December 4, 2019) – Fresh off the first-ever tournament title in program history, it was a clean sweep of the Northeast-10 Conference weekly awards for the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team, for the week ending on Dec. 1, as announced on Monday afternoon by the NE10 office. Sophomore forward Ryan Gorbett (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) has been named NE10 Player of the Week, junior goaltender Ian Wallace (West Islip, N.Y.) was selected as NE10 Goaltender of the Week, and freshman forward Conor Foley (Nahant, Mass.) earned NE10 Rookie of the Week honors.
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.