Franklin Pierce University women’s golfers Zoe Yamamoto (Battle Ground, Wash.) and Taylor Hartley (Battle Ground, Wash.) headlined eight selections to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Conference Teams the league office announced last week. Yamamoto and Hartley were named to the NE10 Women’s Golf First Team.
Franklin Pierce University women’s golf freshman Christine Songcuan (Lancaster, Calif.) has been chosen as the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Golf Rookie of the Week it was announced Wednesday afternoon by the conference offices. It is the second straight week and fourth time this season Songcuan has netted top rookie honors.
The Franklin Pierce University women's golf team hosted their second tournament of the season, the Franklin Pierce Spring Invitational at the Candia Woods Golf Links and brought home the team championship following one round of play.
For the first time this season, the Franklin Pierce University women’s golf team has swept the Northeast-10 Conference weekly awards as senior Sarah Daley (Beverly, Mass.) has been named the NE10 Women’s Golfer of the Week while freshman Christine Songcuan (Lancaster, Calif.) has snagged her third Rookie of the Week selection the league offices announced Wednesday afternoon.
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.