RINDGE, N.H. (April 14, 2018) – A strong fourth quarter erased the tribulations of the third quarter on Saturday for the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team, which celebrated Senior Day before the game. Trailing 10-8 after a 7-4 halftime lead had evaporated, the Ravens pumped home the final four goals of the contest at Sodexo Field to storm to a 12-10 win over visiting Southern New Hampshire in Northeast-10 Conference play. Freshman midfielder Nevin Kriger (Burlington, Mass.) scored four times, including the game-winner, while senior midfielder Sean Delea (Hampstead, N.H.) added four points of his own on three goals and an assist, to lead the way for the Ravens.
The no. 2 nationally-ranked Merrimack College men’s lacrosse used a first-half outburst to upend Franklin Pierce University 14-6 Wednesday afternoon at Merrimack Stadium. The loss drops the Ravens to 4-5, 2-5 NE10 while the Warriors climb to 9-1, 6-1 NE10.
Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse senior attack Jack Carney (Dunbarton, N.H.) became the sixth member of the programs 100-point club as the Ravens were undone by Assumption College’s second-half scoring blitz in a 12-7 setback during Northeast-10 Conference play at Sodexo Field Saturday. With the win, the Greyhounds race out to 6-2, 4-2 NE10 while the Ravens fall to 4-4, 2-4 NE10.
The no. 1 nationally-ranked Le Moyne College men’s lacrosse team strolled into Rindge and left Sodexo Field with an 18-6 Northeast-10 Conference win against Franklin Pierce University Tuesday afternoon in a contest played during a light snow. The Dolphins remain unblemished at 9-0, 5-0 NE10 while the Ravens drop to 4-3 overall and 2-3 NE10.
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.
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.