EASTON, Mass. (April 25, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team chalked up a 5-2 road win on Thursday, in its penultimate Northeast-10 Conference match of the season, at Stonehill.
RINDGE, N.H. (April 18, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team halted a three-match Northeast-10 Conference losing streak on Thursday afternoon, by dispatching Assumption, 7-0, on Franklin Pierce’s home courts.
WATERVILLE, Maine (April 16, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team was defeated on the road on Tuesday afternoon, 8-1, in non-conference play at Colby.
WALTHAM, Mass. (April 13, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team was defeated on the road on Saturday afternoon, 6-1, at Bentley in a Northeast-10 Conference match, held on the campus of Brandeis University.
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.