NEW ORLEANS (May 14, 2019) – Six members of the Franklin Pierce University track & field program have combined to collect nine All-East Region awards from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the outdoor season, as announced on Tuesday by the USTFCCCA.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 11, 2019) – Sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) chalked up the New England title in the 800 meters on Saturday, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team, at the second day of the NEICAAA Championships, hosted by Southern Connecticut State. Junior Trevor Guay (Londonderry, N.H.) earned All-New England accolades as well, in the 400-meter hurdles.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 10, 2019) – Junior Trevor Guay (Londonderry, N.H.) is through to the final of the 400-meter hurdles, as his preliminary performance highlighted the first day of the NEICAAA Championships for the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team on Friday. The two-day New England Championships are being hosted by Southern Connecticut State.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (May 4, 2019) – Sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) took home the hardware as the Northeast-10 Conference champion in the 800 meters on Saturday, as he led the way for the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team on the second and final day of the NE10 Championships, hosted by Southern New Hampshire. He was one of two medalists on the day for the Ravens, who finished the two-day meet in eighth place, out of 11 teams.
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.