2018-19 Women's Ice Hockey News

  • Plethora of Shots Leads Women’s Ice Hockey over Salve Regina, 3-1
    January 19, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (January 19, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team piled up a shots advantage of 48-21 on the road on Saturday night. Ultimately, three different players found the net, as the Ravens picked up a 3-1 win over Salve Regina in non-conference play at St. George’s School Ice Rink. Sophomore defenseman Carolyn Drowne (Bridgewater, Mass.), junior forward Meg Gilbride (Braintree, Mass.) and sophomore forward Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) all notched a pair of assists each for Franklin Pierce in the victory.
  • First Period Sinks Women’s Ice Hockey in 3-1 Loss to Saint Anselm
    January 18, 2019
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (January 18, 2019) – A three-goal hole in the first period was too much for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team to climb out of on Friday night at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. Saint Anselm struck just 29 seconds into the game, and would add on two more before the period was through, on the way to a 3-1 victory over the Hawks in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Senior forward Caley Mueller had a goal and an assist to lead the way for the Hawks.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey’s Ostrander Named NEWHA Rookie of the Week
    January 15, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (January 15, 2019) – Freshman goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team has been named New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Rookie of the Week for the week ending on Jan. 13, as announced on Tuesday morning by the NEWHA.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Jumps Out Front Early, Cruises to 4-2 win at Johnson & Wales
    January 12, 2019
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (January 12, 2019) – Two goals in the first and two more in the second allowed the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team to build a 4-0 lead on the road at Johnson & Wales on Saturday night. The four goals came from four different goal scorers, and would be more than enough, as the Ravens cruised to a 4-2 win in non-conference play at Lynch Arena.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey’s Parker, Ostrander Earn NEWHA Weekly Awards
    January 08, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (January 8, 2019) – Sophomore forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team has been named New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Player of the Week for the week ending on Jan. 6, as announced on Tuesday morning by the NEWHA. In addition, freshman goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) has been selected as the NEWHA Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Blanks Suffolk, 2-0
    January 08, 2019
    EAST BOSTON, Mass. (January 8, 2019) – Sophomore forward Marissa Massaro (Brockton, Mass.) struck 69 seconds into the first, and junior forward Alli Sugar (Canton, Conn.) followed with a second-period tally on Tuesday night, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team picked up a 2-0 win on the road over first-year program Suffolk. Freshman goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) stopped all 21 shots on her goal to post the shutout at Porrazzo Skating Rink.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Rolls to Weekend Sweep with 6-1 Win over SUNY Potsdam
    January 05, 2019
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (January 5, 2019) – Sophomore forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) matched her career high with four points, on two goals and two assists, on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team finished off a weekend sweep of visiting SUNY Potsdam. Junior defenseman Bridgette Prentiss (Buffalo, N.Y.) added two goals of her own, including the game-winner, as the Ravens notched a 6-1, non-conference win at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Doubles Up SUNY Potsdam, 4-2, to Open New Year
    January 04, 2019
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (January 4, 2019) – Two in the first, one in the second and one more in the third were enough to get the job done on Friday night, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team returned to action after the semester break with a 4-2 win on home ice over visiting SUNY Potsdam. Sophomore forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) had a goal and an assist, while junior defenseman Delaney Guimont (Bedford, N.H.) dished out a pair of assists in the non-conference win at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Tripped up in Semester Finale at Buffalo State, 3-2
    December 08, 2018
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 8, 2018) – A three-goal first-period hole proved to be too much for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team to overcome on Saturday afternoon at Buffalo State Ice Arena. The Ravens came up with one in the second and one in the third, but it would not be enough, as host Buffalo State salvaged a weekend split by dealing Franklin Pierce a 3-2 loss in non-conference play.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Breezes Past Buffalo State, 5-2
    December 07, 2018
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 7, 2018) – A four-goal second period proved to be more than enough for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team on Friday afternoon, as the Ravens opened up a 5-0 lead and ultimately cruised to a 5-2 win on the road at Buffalo State. Sophomore forward Ann Margaret DiSciscio (Litchfield, N.H.) scored twice – for her first multiple-goal as a Raven – and added an assist to match her career high with three points, in the non-conference win at Buffalo State Ice Arena.
  • Women's Hockey's Massaro Named NEWHA Player of the Week
    December 05, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 5, 2018) -- Sophomore forward Marissa Massaro (Brockton, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University women's ice hockey team has been named New England Women's Hockey Alliance Player of the Week, for the week ending on Dec. 2, as announced on Tuesday night by the league office.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Edged Late at Saint Anselm, 2-1
    December 04, 2018
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (December 4, 2018) – After surrendering six goals on Saturday afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team put together a renewed commitment to defensive hockey on the road on Tuesday night. The Ravens held Saint Anselm to 30 shots on goal – one of only three teams to do so this season – but it would not quite be enough in the New England Women’s Hockey Alliance contest at Sullivan Arena. The Hawks got a third-period deflection goal from senior forward Caley Mueller to break a 1-1 tie and deal the Ravens a 2-1 loss in the defensive battle.
  • Game Gets Away in Third, as Women’s Ice Hockey Falls to Morrisville State, 6-3
    December 01, 2018
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (December 1, 2018) – The goaltending for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team surrendered five goals on just 25 shots on Saturday afternoon, as the Ravens came up short in the back end of a weekend series against Morrisville State on home ice. The visiting Mustangs tacked on an empty-net goal for good measure, as a three-goal third period lifted Morrisville State to a 6-3 win at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. Junior forward Kylie Cameron tallied her first career hat trick to lead the Mustangs to the non-conference victory.
  • Strong Defensive Effort Leads Women’s Ice Hockey over Morrisville State, 2-0
    November 30, 2018
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (November 30, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team surrendered just 19 shots on Friday night, as the Ravens returned to action for the first time in two weeks. First-period goals from sophomore forwards Marissa Massaro (Brockton, Mass.) and Ann Margaret DiSciscio (Litchfield, N.H.) held up through the duration, as Franklin Pierce opened the weekend with a 2-0 non-conference win over Morrisville State at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. Freshman goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) stopped all 19 shots to post her second straight shutout.
  • Women’s Hockey’s Ostrander Named NEWHA Rookie of the Week
    November 21, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 21, 2018) -- Freshman goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team has been named New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Goaltender of the Week, as announced on Tuesday by the NEWHA.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Bounces Back with 2-0 Win at Sacred Heart
    November 17, 2018
    SHELTON, Conn. (November 17, 2018) – A day after dropping yet another one-goal loss to Sacred Heart, the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team left nothing to chance on Saturday afternoon at Sports Center of Connecticut. The Ravens surrendered no goals – their first-ever shutout of the Pioneers – on the way to a 2-0 victory, to forge a weekend split on the road in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. In just her second career start, freshman goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) stopped all 30 shots she faced to earn her first collegiate shutout.
  • Sacred Heart Slips Past Women’s Ice Hockey in OT, 2-1
    November 16, 2018
    SHELTON, Conn. (November 16, 2018) – It was yet another one-goal game between the women’s ice hockey teams of Franklin Pierce University and Sacred Heart University. It was yet another overtime game as well. Once again, things ultimately broke in favor of Sacred Heart. Junior defenseman Jayne Lewis put home the game-winning goal 48 seconds into overtime on Friday afternoon, as the home-standing Pioneers posted a 2-1 victory over the Ravens in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play at Sports Center of Connecticut.
  • Media Monday: Strack on Women's Hockey Fundraiser
    November 12, 2018
    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.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Tripped up by Saint Michael’s, 5-2
    November 10, 2018
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (November 10, 2018) – A pair of first-period power-play goals against put the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team behind early after a sluggish start on Saturday afternoon at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. The Ravens would eventually pop home a pair of third-period power-play goals of their own, but could never dig out of the early hole, as visiting Saint Michael’s notched a 5-2 victory to force a split of the two-game weekend series. Sophomore defenseman Courtney Kelly scored twice, including the game-winner, and added an assist as well in the win for Saint Michael’s.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Outlasts Saint Michael’s, 4-3
    November 09, 2018
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (November 9, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team piled up 37 shots on goal on Friday night at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. However, the team also surrendered three goals on 26 shots, which kept the game close late and required the Ravens to grind out a 4-3 win over visiting Saint Michael’s in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Sophomore forward Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) had the game-winning goal in the third period, after dishing out an assist earlier in the night.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Clipped by Saint Anselm, 5-2
    November 03, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 3, 2018) – A two-goal first-period deficit proved to be too big a hole for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team to climb out of on Saturday night at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. The Ravens scored twice in the second period, but a second-period power-play marker by junior defenseman Megan Klaus would stand as the game-winner, as visiting Saint Anselm picked up a 5-2 win in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Junior forward Amanda Conger had two goals and an assist in the victory for the Hawks.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Downed at Saint Anselm, 8-2
    November 02, 2018
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 2, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team opened the scoring on Friday night at Sullivan Arena, but the lead was not long-lived. Saint Anselm evened things up just 85 seconds later, and then poured in the next seven goals as well, on the way to an 8-2 win over the visiting Ravens in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Sophomore forward Katy Meehan had four points (2-2-4), including the game-winning goal, on the night for Saint Anselm.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey’s Amato Named NEWHA Player of the Week
    October 30, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 30, 2018) – Sophomore forward Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team has been named New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Player of the Week for the week ending on Oct. 28, as announced on Tuesday morning by the NEWHA.
  • Amato Tallies Hat Trick, Women’s Ice Hockey Notches Program’s 100th Win, 6-1 over Becker
    October 28, 2018
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (October 28, 2018) – Sophomore forward Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) made the most of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team’s home opener on Sunday afternoon. She scored three times, including the game-winner, to post her third career hat trick, as the Ravens rolled to a 6-1 win over visiting Becker in non-conference play at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. It marked the 100th victory in program history.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Grinds Out 2-0 Win at Plymouth State
    October 26, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. (October 26, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team was not without chances through the first two periods on Friday night, but it was without a goal. As has been the case so far this year, the opposition was without a goal as well. The breakthrough came in the third period, as freshman forward Jazmyne Beck (Kalispell, Mont.) and junior forward Alli Sugar (Canton, Conn.) put home goals to lift the Ravens to a 2-0 win over Plymouth State in non-conference play at Hanaway Rink.
  • Media Monday: Prentiss on Women's Ice Hockey's Early Season
    October 22, 2018
    Women's ice hockey is out to a 2-0-0 start after blitzing Post on the season's opening weekend, and looks ahead to Plymouth State and Becker this week. On Media Monday, our Matt Janik talked with defenseman Bridgette Prentiss about her hot start to the season, the goals for the year ahead, and... the world's longest hockey game.
  • Parker Nets Natural Hat Trick, Women’s Ice Hockey Sweeps Away Post, 5-0
    October 13, 2018
    SHELTON, Conn. (October 13, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team completed a season-opening, weekend sweep of Post on the road in style on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) scored three straight goals – including a pair of shorthanded tallies – across the first and second periods, to record the fourth natural hat trick in program history, as the Ravens rolled to a 5-0 victory in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play at Sports Center of Connecticut.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Routs Post in Season Opener, 9-0
    October 12, 2018
    SHELTON, Conn. (October 12, 2018) – Four first-period goals were more than enough on Friday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team rolled to a 9-0 win over Post in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Play at Sports Center of Connecticut. Three different players scored their first goal in a Franklin Pierce uniform in the victory. Sophomore forward Haley Parker (Londonderry, N.H.) scored once and added three assists, as one of three Ravens with four-point afternoons.
  • New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Formalizes, Tabs DeGregorio as Commissioner
    September 26, 2018
    The New England Women’s Hockey Alliance (NEWHA) formally announced its intent to be recognized as an NCAA National Collegiate women’s ice hockey conference in a joint announcement earlier today.