GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (November 17, 2018) – Junior Jason Reed (Foxborough, Mass.) earned All-East Region honors for the second straight season on Saturday afternoon, as he led the way for the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team at the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by Adelphi. Reed checked in with a 24th-place finish in the 170-runner field to lead the Ravens to a ninth-place finish, out of 24 teams.
HOPKINTON, N.H. (November 4, 2018) – The youth was out in full force on Sunday morning, for the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Cross Country Championship, hosted by Franklin Pierce University at Hopkinton State Fairgrounds. Freshmen accounted for eight of the top-21 finishers, all of which earned All-NE10 honors at the conclusion of the day. With his eighth-place finish in a 151-runner field, Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) of the Franklin Pierce men’s cross country team was the second freshman across the line and earned All-NE10 Second Team accolades in his NE10 Championship debut. Fenoff led the Ravens to a seventh-place finish in the 15-team meet.
RINDGE, N.H. (October 25, 2018) – Freshman Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Athlete of the Week, as well as Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on Oct. 21, as announced earlier this week by the Conference office.
HOPKINTON, N.H. (October 20, 2018) – Freshman phenom Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) claimed his first collegiate cross country title on Saturday, as the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team hosted the sixth annual Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup, at Hopkinton State Fairgrounds. Fenoff paced a field of 106 runners, to lead the Ravens to a sixth-place finish, 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.