Franklin Pierce University softball freshman starting pitcher Cyrena Zemaitis (Goshen, Conn.) shutout Northeast-10 Conference opponent Merrimack College 1-0 Friday afternoon on Martone-Mejail Field. With the win, the Ravens topped double-digit victories for the third time in the past five years and collected their seventh conference win while the host Warriors drop to 29-12, 16-9 NE10.
The Saint Michael’s College softball program ended the Franklin Pierce University Ravens 2018 home schedule with a 7-3 victory at the Bisaccia Softball Complex Thursday evening. With the win, the Purple Knights charge ahead to 10-22, 7-15 NE10 while the Ravens fell to 9-23, 6-16 NE10.
The Franklin Pierce University softball team held a 1-0 advantage over the no. 1 ranked team in the east region, Southern New Hampshire University, but the Penmen scored twice in the top of the seventh to take the showdown 2-1 Tuesday afternoon at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. With the win, the Penmen improve to 34-10, 17-7 NE10 and the Ravens fall to 9-22, 6-15 NE10.
Trailing 9-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Franklin Pierce University softball team scored four times to pull within two, but the Ravens were held out of the scoring column in the bottom of the seventh as Northeast-10 Conference opponent Assumption College completed the season series sweep with a 9-7 victory Sunday afternoon at the Bisaccia Softball Complex. With the win, the Greyhounds race out to 17-11, 12-6 NE10 and the Crimson and Grey lost their 21st contest overall and 14th in league play.
Every great sports team goes through a rebuild. The Golden State Warriors, Chicago Blackhawks and even the Boston Red Sox have gone through their own rebuilds before their current winning ways. That is what the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team went through this past offseason. After a 7-18-1 (3-11-1 Northeast-10 Conference) record last season, head coach Shaun Millerick went on a recruiting spree, as he brought 13 freshmen onto the roster for the start of the 2018-19 season. Introducing so many new faces affects everyone in the locker room in many ways. From freshmen and sophomores battling to earn a spot, to juniors and seniors battling to keep their spot on the roster, 13 new faces can do a lot for a new team.
Ravens hockey has been raising money for the Seacoast Mental Health Center, with an eye towards assisting with suicide prevention. On Media Monday, our Tyler Aragao caught up with alternate captain Jessica Strack to discuss the fundraiser, her position as one of the team's leaders, and... her knitting ability.
Men's basketball opened its campaign over the weekend with a split in two games at a season-opening tournament hosted by SNHU. On Media Monday, our Bryce Johnson caught up with graduate student Jeremy Arthur to discuss the team's expectations for the year, life as a transfer student, and... his love of expressing himself through music.
Men's ice hockey scored a big win over Saint Anselm last week, the first time the Ravens had defeated the Hawks in program history. On Media Monday, our Ezra Gennello talked with team captain Jack Williams about the win over Saint Anselm, took a look ahead to a game against Stonehill this weekend, and... talked about his two Maine Coon cats.