2019 Women's Lacrosse News

  • Hilary Duda Tabbed as Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach
    June 05, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 5, 2019) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Hilary Duda has been named as the seventh head coach of the University’s women’s lacrosse program. A four-time All-Conference selection at the Division II level at Regis (Colo.) University, she will make her head coaching debut with the Ravens.
  • Women’s Lacrosse’s Ernst Named to NE10 All-Rookie Team
    May 02, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (May 2, 2019) – Freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team has been named to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team, as announced on Thursday by the Conference office.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls to No. 17 Pace in Season Finale, 17-10
    April 27, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (April 27, 2019) – An eight-goal run in the first half would provide the difference plus a goal on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team was defeated in its season finale, 17-10, by No. 17 nationally ranked Pace at Sodexo Field. Pace freshman midfielder Aleya Corretjer led all players with seven points on four goals and three assists in the Northeast-10 Conference affair. Freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) scored four times in defeat for the Ravens.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Downed at No. 21 Merrimack, 16-3
    April 24, 2019
    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (April 24, 2019) – It was 11 straight goals out of the gate for No. 21 nationally ranked Merrimack on Wednesday night, which left the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team in far too deep of a hole in the season’s penultimate game. Junior attack Ally DaCosta piled up 12 points on three goals and nine assists to lead Merrimack in what was ultimately a 16-3 win over the visiting Ravens in a Northeast-10 Conference affair at Duane Stadium.
  • Late First-Half Surge Too Much for Women’s Lacrosse in 19-10 Loss to No. 17 Assumption
    April 18, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (April 18, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team jumped out to a 4-3 lead after scoring three straight goals leading up to the midpoint of the first half on Thursday afternoon, but No. 17 nationally ranked Assumption took control from there. The Greyhounds scored the next seven goals to push out to a 10-4 lead and would not be seriously challenged the rest of the way. Four different players finished with at least four points as Assumption went on to a 19-10 victory in Northeast-10 Conference play at Sodexo Field. Freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) tallied five points on four goals and an assist for Franklin Pierce.
  • #2 Adelphi Bests Raven Lacrosse 17-6
    April 16, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse junior attack Bella Lima (Hudson, Mass.) scored a team-high two goals in a 17-6 defeat to Northeast-10 Conference foe and no. 2 nationally-ranked Adelphi University Tuesday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the win, the Panthers move to 13-1 and remain unblemished in league play (10-0) while the loss, the fourth in a row sends the Ravens to 6-7, 3-7 NE10.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Clipped Late at Saint Michael’s, 16-15
    April 10, 2019
    COLCHESTER, Vt. (April 10, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team trailed, 15-13, with under five minutes to play on Wednesday afternoon at Saint Michael’s. The Ravens would score twice in just 24 seconds to tie the game with under four minutes to play, but were unable to edge out front. Instead, Saint Michael’s sophomore attack Kaitlyn Waystack broke the tie with 2:39 to play, as the Purple Knights notched a 16-15 victory over the visiting Ravens in Northeast-10 Conference play at Duffy Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Felled at Stonehill, 17-3
    April 06, 2019
    EASTON, Mass. (April 6, 2019) – Stonehill scored the first 10 goals of the game on Saturday afternoon and never looked back at W.B. Mason Stadium. Sophomore attack Olivia Pino (5-1-6) and sophomore midfielder Shannon Hughes (5-1-6) finished with six points apiece, as the Skyhawks rolled to a 17-3 victory over the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team in Northeast-10 Conference play at W.B. Mason Stadium. Sophomore attack Caroline Lounsbury (Franklin, Mass.) had a pair of points for the Ravens, with a goal and an assist.
  • Second Half Sinks Women’s Lacrosse in 17-6 Loss to Saint Anselm
    April 02, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (April 2, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team appeared to have something cooking at the end of the first half on Tuesday afternoon, as back-to-back goals from freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) closed a 7-2 gap down to 7-4. However, it was Saint Anselm which had the winning recipe at Sodexo Field, as the Hawks poured in the first six goals of the second half to take control, on the way to a 17-6 win over the Ravens in Northeast-10 Conference play. Ernst finished with three goals for Franklin Pierce, while Saint Anselm sophomore attack Sarah Morey led all players with six goals.
  • Ernst Leads Women’s Lacrosse over SCSU in 3 OT Thriller, 17-16
    March 30, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (March 30, 2019) – A combined 32 goals was not enough to decide a winner on Saturday afternoon at Jess Dow Field. The 33rd goal of the game was provided three overtimes deep by freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah), to cap a five-goal outing, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team escaped with a 17-16 win over host Southern Connecticut State in Northeast-10 Conference play. SCSU freshman attack Karlie Rowe led all players with seven goals.
  • No. 19 Bentley Uses Second Half to Push Past Women’s Lacrosse, 14-10
    March 27, 2019
    WALTHAM, Mass. (March 27, 2019) – After clinging to a one-goal lead at halftime, No. 19 nationally ranked Bentley clamped down in the second half against the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team on Wednesday night. The Ravens were able to tie the game early in the second stanza, but Bentley then struck for six of the game’s final eight goals and pulled away late for a 14-10 victory in Northeast-10 Conference play at Sodexo Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Runs Past Caldwell, 23-10
    March 24, 2019
    WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (March 24, 2019) – In the team’s final non-conference game of the season, the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team had the offense running on high octane fuel all afternoon on Sunday at East Valley School, as the Ravens rang up a 23-10 win over host Caldwell. Four different players had at least five points in the victory, led by a six-goal, one-assist outing from junior attack Bella Lima (Hudson, Mass.).
  • Women’s Lacrosse Whitewashes Felician, 18-0
    March 22, 2019
    LYNDHURST, N.J. (March 22, 2019) – It was all Ravens all the time on Friday night at the Lyndhurst Recreation complex, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team was not slowed by chilly conditions in a non-conference contest at Felician. Freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) went for five points, on four goals and an assist, and sophomore attack Caroline Lounsbury (Franklin, Mass.) scored four goals of her own, as the Ravens cruised to an 18-0 victory.
  • Women’s Lacrosse to Host Lax-4-Life Event March 27
    March 21, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 21, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team will host its annual Lax-4-Life event in conjunction with its game against Bentley on Wednesday, March 27. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Sodexo Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Downed at No. 1 Le Moyne, 14-3
    March 18, 2019
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (March 18, 2019) – The defending national champions looked every bit the part on Monday afternoon, as No. 1 nationally ranked Le Moyne posted a first-half shutout on the way to dealing the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team a 14-3 defeat in Northeast-10 Conference play at Ted Grant Field. Sophomore attack Erin McMullen (4-0-4) and junior midfielder Julia Sardella (3-1-4) notched four points each to lead the way for the Dolphins, while freshman attack Savannah Ernst (America Fork, Utah) had a pair of goals for Franklin Pierce.
  • Sunday’s Women’s Lacrosse Game Canceled
    March 08, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 8, 2019) – Due to the winter weather in the forecast, the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team has announced the cancelation of its scheduled non-conference game against Dominican (N.Y.) on Sunday, March 10.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls to No. 19 New Haven, 19-3
    March 08, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 8, 2019) – A 13-goal first half was more than enough for No. 19 nationally ranked New Haven on Friday afternoon, as the visiting Chargers dealt the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team a 19-3 loss in Northeast-10 Conference play at Sodexo Field. Senior midfielder Mackenzie Reh piled up eight points on seven goals and an assist to lead the way for New Haven.
  • Women’s Lacrosse’s Ernst Earns Third Straight NE10 Rookie of the Week Award
    March 05, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 5, 2019) – For the third straight week to open the season, freshman attack Savannah Ernst (America Fork, Utah) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week, this time for the week ending on March 3, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the Conference office.
  • Women’s Lacrosse’s Ernst Named NE10 Rookie of the Week
    February 27, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 27, 2019) – For the second straight week, freshman attack Savannah Ernst (America Fork, Utah) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week, this time for the week ending on Feb. 24, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the Conference office.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Ices SNHU in Second Half on Way to 18-12 Win
    February 27, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 27, 2019) – It took the offense a while to get warmed on a frigid New Hampshire day, but once the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team got the engine running on Wednesday afternoon, the Ravens made things downright toasty at Sodexo Field. Franklin Pierce poured in 12 second-half goals to erase a 9-7 deficit and pull away for an 18-12 win over visiting Southern New Hampshire in Northeast-10 Conference play. Freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) waged her own personal battle against the elements, as she heated things up with eight goals and three assists for 11 points.
  • Offense Fires on All Cylinders as Women’s Lacrosse Blows Past AIC, 20-10
    February 23, 2019
    SPRINGFIED, Mass. (February 23, 2019) – Four different players had at least five points on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team cruised to a 20-10 win in its Northeast-10 Conference opener on the road at American International. Junior attack Morgan Riley (Jamesville, N.Y.) led the way with six goals, while freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) added six points of her own at Abdow Field, on five goals and one assist.
  • Women’s Lacrosse’s Ernst, Bacik Collect NE10 Weekly Awards
    February 19, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 19, 2019) – Freshman attack Savannah Ernst (America Fork, Utah) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week for the week ending on Feb. 17, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the Conference office. In addition, freshman goalkeeper Megan Bacik (Huntington Station, N.Y.) has been selected as NE10 Goalkeeper of the Week.
  • Ernst Scores Six in Collegiate Debut, Women’s Lacrosse Opens Season with 18-5 Win at STAC
    February 17, 2019
    SPARKILL, N.Y. (February 17, 2019) – Freshman attack Savannah Ernst (American Fork, Utah) went for a half-dozen in her collegiate debut on Sunday afternoon, as she scored six times to lead the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team to an 18-5, season-opening win on the road at St. Thomas Aquinas. Sophomore attack Caroline Lounsbury (Franklin, Mass.) added three goals and an assist, while sophomore midfielder Zoe Totland (Salt Lake City, Utah) tallied two goals and two assists, as each recorded four points in the non-conference victory at Spartan Field. Franklin Pierce held the Spartans scoreless in the second half.
  • Ravens in the Community: Student-Athletes Volunteer at Villi Poni Farm
    December 21, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 21, 2018) -- Earlier this holiday season, student-athletes from several Franklin Pierce University teams took time out of their schedule to do some volunteer work at the Villi Poni Farm, which is part of the Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary, located in Jaffrey, N.H.
  • Ravens in the Community: Women’s Lacrosse Helps out at Wheels 4 Paws
    September 26, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 26, 2018) – Earlier this month, members of the Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team donated their time to a Wheels 4 Paws fundraising event put on by the Monadnock Humane Society.
  • Raven Nation Lax Jam Set for Oct. 14
    September 13, 2018
    Ravens women's lacrosse will host the 2018 edition of Raven Nation Lax Jam clinic on Sunday, Oct. 14. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Sodexo Field. Click through for more information.