Franklin Pierce University softball freshman designated player Cat Simmons (Pine Plains, N.Y.) drove in a career and game-high four RBI as the Ravens lost a heartbreaking 14-9 decision to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Merrimack College Thursday afternoon on the Bisaccia Softball Complex. The win sends the Warriors to 19-21, 10-11 NE10 and 8-7 Northeast Division while the Ravens suffered their 28th defeat of the year, 18th in conference play and 13th divisional game.
The Franklin Pierce University softball upperclassman pitching duo of Amelia Mamone (Averill Park, N.Y.) and Sabrina LoMonaco (Franklin, Mass.) held Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College to only two runs in a doubleheader sweep dispatching the Purple Knights 5-2 in game one and 7-0 in the nightcap. The wins were the seventh and eighth of the campaign for the Crimson and Grey, their third and fourth conference victory and first and second in divisional play. The losses send SMC to 2-26, 1-16 NE10 and 1-12 on the Northeast Division.
A two-run second frame brought the Franklin Pierce University softball program within one until Northeast-10 Conference opponent Bentley University exploded for 10 runs over the next three innings to complete the weekend series sweep with a 13-3 five-inning victory at the Bisaccia Softball Complex Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Falcons improve to 14-19, 10-8 NE10 and 6-6 in the Northeast Division while the Ravens drop their 26th overall contest and 16th league game.
The Franklin Pierce University softball program suffered two defeats Saturday a 2-0 game one loss followed by a 12-0 five-inning setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Bentley University. The losses were the 25th and 15th in conference play for the Crimson and Grey while the guests glide to 13-19, 9-7 NE10 and 5-6 in the Northeast Division.
EASTON, Mass. (June 25, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics has had 218 student-athletes named to the Northeast-10 Conference Academic Honor Roll for the spring 2019 semester, as announced on Monday afternoon by the Conference office.
MADRID (June 17, 2019) – Senior back Marta Turmo (Barcelona, Spain) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has signed a contract to play professional soccer with Madrid Club de Futbol Feminino (Madrid CFF), as announced late last week by the club. Madrid CFF competes in the Spanish Primera Division, which is the highest level of women’s soccer in the country, and among the most prestigious women’s leagues in the world.
Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) of the Franklin Pierce University women's track & field team was featured on the Thursday edition of ESPN's "Outside the Lines". The venerable sports news magazine show spoke with Telfer about her experience as the NCAA's first transgender national champion and her advice for others following in the future. Click through to view the full segment.
The Franklin Pierce University women's soccer team was featured in the Tuesday evening edition of the Keene Sentinel. Staff writer Jake Lahut took a look at the team and its international flavor under head coach Jonathan Garbar. Click through to read the full story.