Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman forward Izzy Lipinski (Farmington, Conn.) poured in a game-high 15 points while snaring a team-best eight rebounds – three offensive as the Ravens fell 72-46 to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Stonehill College Saturday afternoon at the Merkert Gymnasium. With the win, Stonehill moves to 17-7, 12-6 NE10 while the Crimson and Grey suffer their 19th loss overall and 16th in league play.
Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball sophomore guard Sophia Holmes (Oakland, Maine) established a new personal-best with a game-high 26 points during an 83-70 loss to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Merrimack College Wednesday night at The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Warriors move to 17-7, 10-7 NE10 while the Ravens lost their 18th contest and 15th in league play.
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 second time this season Lipinski has earned Rookie of the Week honors.
Lipinski Crushes On Both Ends, Scores Career-High 25 Points in Double-Double During Close Raven Loss
Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball freshman forward Izzy Lipinski scored a career and game-high 25 points while notching her fifth double-double of the season during a close 74-70 setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College Saturday afternoon in The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Purple Knights gallop to 10-11, 6-10 NE10 while the Crimson and Grey lost their 17th overall contest and 14th in league play.
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.