2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Winter Storm Harper Forces Schedule Changes
    January 17, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (January 17, 2019) – With Winter Storm Harper bearing down on the region and forecasts calling for well over a foot of snow Saturday night and through Sunday, several Franklin Pierce University teams have announced changes to their weekend schedule.
  • Ravens Explode Out of Gate, Pace Scores 20+ In Second and Third Quarters to Beat FPU
    January 16, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball sophomore guard Sophia Holmes (Oakland, Maine) tallied double-digit points for the seventh straight game, but Northeast-10 Conference opponent Pace University used efficient second and third quarters to upend the Ravens 72-56 Wednesday evening at The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Setters move to 7-10, 4-5 NE10 while the Ravens are still in search of their first league win.
  • Lipinski Double-Doubles For Third Time, Both Teams Struggle Shooting in Le Moyne Win
    January 12, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman forward Izzy Lipinski (Farmington, Conn.) recorded her third double-double of her rookie campaign scoring 10 points while collecting a game and personal-best 14 rebounds during a 63-51 Northeast-10 Conference setback to Le Moyne College Saturday afternoon at The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Dolphins improve to 12-2, 6-2 NE10 while the Ravens dropped their 11th game and are still looking for their first conference win.
  • Holmes Produces Career Effort, Ravens Begin New Year With Defeat to Post
    January 02, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball sophomore guard Sophia Holmes (Oakland, Maine.) scored a season and career-high 21 points in the Ravens 77-65 loss to non-conference opponent Post University Wednesday evening at the Drubner Center. The loss sends the Ravens to 2-10 overall and the Eagles soar to 6-5 on the year.
  • Assumption Stages Second Half Comeback, Beat Ravens 63-59
    December 18, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman guard Lisa Sulejmani (Burlington, Vt.) recorded her third straight game in double-digit points as the Ravens lost a heartbreaking Northeast-10 Conference contest to Assumption College 63-59 Tuesday evening in The Fieldhouse. The loss keeps the Ravens winless in league play and the Greyhounds improve to 8-3, 5-2 NE10 with the victory.
  • Three Score in Double-Digits, Penmen Pull Away From Ravens in Fourth Quarter
    December 15, 2018
    Three Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball underclassmen tallied double-digit scoring during the Ravens 79-56 setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Southern New Hampshire University in the first game of a matinee basketball doubleheader at the Stan Spirou Fieldhouse. With the win, the Penmen move to 7-4, 3-4 NE10 while the Ravens slide to 2-8 and remain winless in league play.
  • Lipinski’s Strong Week Nets Top Rookie Honors
    December 10, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman forward Izzy Lipinski (Farmington, Conn.) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week Monday afternoon by the league offices. It is the first time this season Lipinski has earned Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Holmes, Lipinski and 24-Point Third Quarter Carry Women’s Basketball to Non-Conference Win
    December 08, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team scored 24 points in the third quarter while sophomore guard Sophia Holmes (Oakland, Maine) tallied a season-high 17 markers as the Ravens defeated non-conference opponent Felician University 65-54 Saturday afternoon at the Job Gymnasium. With the win, the Ravens move to 2-7 overall while the Golden Falcons move to 1-5 on the season.
  • Lipinski Double-Doubles in Conference Defeat at Merrimack
    December 05, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman forward Izzy Lipinski (Farmington, Conn.) chipped in her second double-double of the season as the Ravens could not overcome a slow start versus Northeast-10 Conference opponent Merrimack College Wednesday evening on Hammel Court. With the win, the Warriors snap a three-game losing streak and earned their first conference victory at 5-4, 1-4 NE10 while the Ravens are still in search of their first conference victory.
  • #23 Stonehill Run Key Factor in Win Over Ravens
    December 01, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team lost to Northeast-10 Conference opponent and no. 23 nationally-ranked Stonehill College 71-46 Saturday afternoon in The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Skyhawks move to 7-1, 4-1 NE10 while the Ravens fall to 1-6, 0-4 NE10.
  • Sulejmani Scores 13 Off Bench In Setback to #6 Bentley
    November 28, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman guard Lisa Sulejmani (Burlington, Vt.) scored a team-high 13 points during the Ravens 80-56 loss to no. 6 nationally-ranked and Northeast-10 Conference opponent Bentley University Wednesday evening at the Fieldhouse. With the win, the Falcons remain undefeated at 7-0, 3-0 NE10 while the Crimson and Grey are still in search for their first conference victory.
  • Saint Michael’s Uses Late Run to Hand Ravens Close Conference Loss
    November 20, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team suffered another close defeat in the early stages of their season losing a 64-54 contest to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College Tuesday evening at the Vincent C. Ross Sports Center. The win was the first league victory for the Purple Knights this season as they move to 2-3, 1-2 NE10 while the Ravens fall to 1-4, 0-2 NE10.
  • Lipinski Double-Doubles, Two Others Tally Double Figures in Ravens Win
    November 16, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman forward Izzy Lipinski (Farmington, Conn.) led three double-digit scorers with a game-high 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Ravens bested non-conference opponent Nyack College 77-65 Friday evening at the Fieldhouse.
  • Hawks Sky Over Ravens in FPU’s Home Opener
    November 14, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team opened their home schedule of games Wednesday evening suffering a 62-33 loss to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Anselm College. With the victory, the Hawks remain unblemished at 3-0, 1-0 NE10 while the Ravens are still in search of their first win sitting at 0-3, 0-1 NE10 in the early stages of the campaign.
  • Ravens Nearly Complete Comeback, #15 USciences Pulls Away Late
    November 10, 2018
    The #15 nationally-ranked University of the Sciences women’s basketball team pulled away late in the fourth quarter to hand Franklin Pierce University a 56-48 loss during the final day of the Conference Challenge at the Bobby Morgan Arena. The Devils begin the season hot moving to 2-0 in non-conference play while the loss was the second of the year for FPU.
  • Women’s Basketball Second Half Rally Comes Up Short in Season Opener
    November 09, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team outscored Goldey-Beacom College 41-29 in the second half, but the Ravens could not erase a 17 point third quarter deficit as they fell 69-67 to the Lightning in the season opener for both teams at the Conference Challenge hosted by the University of the Sciences at the Bobby Morgan Arena.
  • Media Monday: McKillop Previews Women's Basketball Season
    November 05, 2018
    Women's basketball is set to open its season this weekend with a trip to USciences for a tournament. On Media Monday, our Shannon Slater caught up with head coach Jen McKillop to take a look at the season, discuss the team's youth, and... talk about coach's growing archaeology addiction.