2019-20 Women's Ice Hockey News

  • Women’s Ice Hockey Completes Weekend Barrage, Buries Post, 8-1
    October 12, 2019
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (October 12, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team poured in eight more goals on Saturday night, to make it 17 over the course of a two-game weekend sweep of visiting Post at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. Senior forward Kelsey Holmes (Warwick, R.I.) scored twice, while freshman defenseman Stefanie Caban (Fitchburg, Mass.) notched a goal and three assists, as the Ravens rolled to an 8-1 win in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play. Caban and freshman forward Ava Kison (Eau Claire, Wis.) each notched their first career goals for the Ravens in the victory.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Thumps Post in Home Opener, 9-0
    October 11, 2019
    WINCHENDON, Mass. (October 11, 2019) – Game pucks were in high demand on Friday night, as three members of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team notched their first goal in a Ravens uniform in the team’s home opener. Meanwhile, junior forward Nicole Amato (Billerica, Mass.) struck twice, and added an assist for good measure, to key a 9-0 win for the Ravens over visiting Post in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance play at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena. Freshmen forwards Reece Diener (McKinney, Texas) and Becca Kniss (Eden Prairie, Minn.) each notched their first collegiate goal for the Ravens, while sophomore forward Bridget Fagan (Millis, Mass.) put home her first Franklin Pierce goal after transferring in from Southern Maine.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey’s Ostrander Named NEWHA Defensive Player of the Week
    October 08, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. (October 8, 2019) – Sophomore goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team has been named New England Women’s Hockey Alliance Defensive Player of the Week, for the two-week period ending on Oct. 6, as announced on Tuesday by the league office.
  • Women’s Ice Hockey Begins Division I Era, Falls at UNH, 6-0
    September 29, 2019
    DURHAM, N.H. (September 29, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team took its first step into a bold new era on Sunday afternoon at the Whittemore Center, as the Ravens made their Division I debut with a trip to take on New Hampshire. The Ravens held their own in the first and third periods, but a five-goal second proved to be their undoing, as the Wildcats posted a 6-0 victory in the non-conference affair. Sophomore goaltender Emme Ostrander (Westborough, Mass.) made a program-record 53 saves in front of the Franklin Pierce net.
  • New England Women’s Hockey Alliance elected to Division I Active Membership
    September 11, 2019
    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.