2019 Women's Soccer News

  • Women’s Soccer has Three Honored by NE10
    November 08, 2019
    MANSFIELD, Mass. (November 8, 2019) – For the second straight season, senior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been named to the All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team, as announced on Friday afternoon by the league office. She headlined two All-Conference selections for the Ravens, as sophomore midfielder Jessica Magerman (Bellingham, Mass.) landed on the All-NE10 Third Team. In addition, freshman midfielder Camille Sahirul (North Haven, Conn.) was selected to the league’s All-Rookie Team, to give Franklin Pierce a total of three honorees in the NE10’s season-end awards.
  • Women’s Soccer Plays to 1-1 (2 OT) Draw at Assumption in Season Finale
    November 05, 2019
    WORCESTER, Mass. (November 5, 2019) -- In need of a win to have a chance to extend its season on Tuesday afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team came up just short on the road at Assumption. Trailing 1-0 late, the Ravens got an 82nd-minute equalizer from senior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil), but neither team was able to find a game-winning goal through two overtimes, as the two sides played to a 1-1 tie in Northeast-10 Conference action at Multi-Sport Stadium.
  • Women’s Soccer Keeps Postseason Hopes Alive with 2-1 Win at Le Moyne
    November 02, 2019
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (November 2, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team took a 2-1 win against the Le Moyne Dolphins in Northeast-10 Conference play on the road at Ted Grant Field on Saturday. Sophomore midfielder Jessica Magerman (Bellingham, Mass.) and senior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paulo, Brazil) both put home goals in the first half for the Ravens, who led the way statistically throughout.
  • Orlando Double Leads Way for Women’s Soccer in 4-0 Win over Saint Michael’s
    October 30, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 30, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team put the home portion of its schedule to rest in style on Wednesday night, as the Ravens chalked up a 4-0 victory over visiting Saint Michael’s at Sodexo Field. Freshman forward Marissa Orlando (Peabody, Mass.) bookended the scoring with a pair of goals to lead the way in the Northeast-10 Conference contest, as Franklin Pierce snapped a four-game losing streak.
  • Women’s Soccer Tripped up by AIC, 1-0, on Senior Night
    October 22, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 22, 2019) – For the second straight outing, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team put together the better statistical game, but came up on the short end of a 1-0 score line. This time, the Ravens were edged out by American International, which got a 32nd-minute goal from freshman midfielder Trystin Burger to pick up a Northeast-10 Conference victory at Sodexo Field. The Ravens honored the accomplishments of their senior class prior to the game.
  • Women’s Soccer Upended at Adelphi, 1-0
    October 19, 2019
    GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (October 19, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team was fairly dominant statistically on Saturday night, but was unable to solve Adelphi sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Hofmeier at Motamed Field. Instead, a 55th-minute goal from sophomore midfielder Jacklyn Lada stood as the game’s only goal, as the Ravens suffered a 1-0 defeat to the homestanding Panthers in the Northeast-10 Conference contest.
  • Women’s Soccer Falls at New Haven Late, 2-1
    October 12, 2019
    WEST HAVEN, Conn. (October 12, 2019) – A pair of goals against in the final 31 minutes sunk the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team on the road on Saturday afternoon. Junior forward Samantha Roth put home the game-winner in the 82nd minute, as host New Haven rallied from a 1-0 second-half deficit to deal the Ravens a 2-1 defeat in Northeast-10 Conference play at Kathy Zolad Stadium. Sophomore midfielder Jessica Magerman (Bellingham, Mass.) had the lone score in the loss for Franklin Pierce.
  • GROWING TOGETHER: Women’s Soccer’s Family Atmosphere Promotes Team, Individual Growth
    October 10, 2019
    Success is something many people look for, but only a few achieve. Led by head coach Jonathan Garbar and his staff, the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team found success last year by winning their league-leading eighth Northeast-10 Conference title and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Soccer Championship. If you ask the team, they’ve already started to find success this year.
  • Women’s Soccer Tripped up in Overtime by Saint Anselm, 2-1
    October 08, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 8, 2019) – Overtime was not long-lived at Sodexo Field on Tuesday night. After the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team equalized in the 59th minute to force the extra session, it took Saint Anselm just 22 seconds into overtime to put home the game-winner and come away with a 2-1 victory in the Northeast-10 contest. Senior midfielder Caly Farina potted both goals for the visiting Hawks, while sophomore forward Ciersten Palumbo (Holbrook, N.Y.) struck for Franklin Pierce.
  • Furious Late Rally Lifts Women’s Soccer over Bentley, 3-2 (OT)
    October 05, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 5, 2019) – It took until the final quarter-hour for the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team to break through on Saturday night, but once it did, the goals came like water out of a faucet. Goals in the 77th and 83rd minutes erased a 2-0 Bentley lead, while a 97th-minute tally by freshman midfielder Tess McKenzie (Warren, R.I.) capped the rally and gave Franklin Pierce a 3-2, overtime win over visiting Bentley in Northeast-10 Conference play. Junior midfielder Marissa Burns scored twice in the first half for Bentley.
  • Women’s Soccer Blanked at No. 10 Saint Rose, 3-0
    October 02, 2019
    ALBANY, N.Y. (October 2, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team piled up 14 shot attempts -- though put only four on goal -- on the road on Wednesday night, but it would not be enough against No. 10 nationally ranked Saint Rose. Junior goalkeeper Marika Laurendeau turned aside all four of the Ravens’ on-target shots, while the Golden Knights beat sophomore Casey Kane (Millis, Mass.) three times on as many shots on goal at the other end of the field, as Saint Rose came away with a 3-0 win in the Northeast-10 Conference contest.
  • Women’s Soccer Battles to 2-2 Draw with Bridgeport
    September 30, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 30, 2019) – For the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team, it was a spirited clash on Monday night with the defending national champions at Sodexo Field. The Ravens built a two-goal lead, thanks to a two-goal effort from senior midfielder Gabi Pereira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), but could not hold it down the stretch as Bridgeport battled back to force a 2-2 draw in the non-conference tilt. Graduate student forward Maegen Doyle provided the equalizer on a 76th-minute penalty kick.
  • Women’s Soccer Uses Three-Goal Second Half to Blitz No. 18 SNHU, 4-2
    September 24, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 24, 2019) – Senior midfielder Gabi Pereira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) and senior forward Veronica Marques (Sao Paolo, Brazil) stole the show on Tuesday night at Sodexo Field, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team broke out offensively on the way to a 4-2 win over No. 18 nationally ranked Southern New Hampshire. Both had two goals apiece, while Pereira added an assist as well, as the Ravens took care of their intrastate rival in the Northeast-10 Conference affair.
  • Women's Soccer to Host ID Camp Dec. 7
    September 23, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University women's soccer team will host an ID Camp on Saturday, Dec. 7. The event is open to high school and college-level players. Click through for more information.
  • No. 18 Women’s Soccer Falls at Pace, 2-1
    September 21, 2019
    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (September 21, 2019) – Pace jumped out of the gate in a hurry on Saturday night and held the lead throughout at Pace Stadium, as the Setters were able to deal the No. 18 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team a 2-1 defeat in Northeast-10 Conference play. Senior midfielder Gema Fernandez (Madrid, Spain) scored Franklin Pierce’s lone goal, while junior midfielder Victoria Barris dished out a pair of assists for Pace.
  • No. 18 Women’s Soccer Falls at Stonehill, 4-1
    September 18, 2019
    EASTON, Mass. (September 18, 2019) -- Two early goals in 28 seconds set the tone early on and proved to be too big of a deficit for the No. 18 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University soccer team to overcome on the road on Wednesday afternoon. The Ravens fell behind in the first 20 minutes at Stonehill, got on the board late in the opening half, but surrendered a third goal almost immediately, on the way to a 4-1 loss in Northeast-10 Conference play at Skyhawk Field.
  • Second-Half Barrage Sends No. 19 Women’s Soccer Past SCSU, 4-1
    September 14, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 14, 2019) – Southern Connecticut State was left to rue its missed opportunities on Saturday night, as the Owls had several scoring chances through the first half and early second half, but failed to capitalize at Sodexo Field. As the second half wore on, the No. 19 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team turned on the offense and, eventually, the goals came pouring out, as if from a fire hose. It was four second-half goals for the Ravens, including a pair from sophomore forward Ciersten Palumbo (Holbrook, N.Y.), as Franklin Pierce opened Northeast-10 Conference play with a 4-1 victory on its home field.
  • No. 19 Women’s Soccer Blanked by Westminster (Utah), 1-0
    September 12, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 12, 2019) – A 19th-minute goal from senior midfielder Sarah Reiber stood as the only goal of the match on Thursday night, as visiting Westminster (Utah) dealt the No. 19 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team a 1-0 defeat in non-conference play at Sodexo Field. The Ravens struggled to generate offense throughout, as Westminster finished the night with a 21-6 advantage in shot attempts, including a 10-2 edge in shots on goal.
  • Magerman, No. 14 Women’s Soccer Blitz Nyack in Season Opener, 5-0
    September 06, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 6, 2019) – Sophomore midfielder Jessica Magerman (Bellingham, Mass.) tallied two goals and an assist in the season’s opening 26 minutes on Friday afternoon, to lead the way for the No. 14 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team. Magerman’s five-point day was part of a four-goal barrage in the first half, which put the Ravens well on their way to a 5-0 win over visiting Nyack at Sodexo Field. Freshman forward Marissa Orlando (Peabody, Mass.) tallied her first collegiate goal in the second half for Franklin Pierce.
  • Franklin Pierce Athletics Geared up for Busy Opening Weekend
    September 04, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 4, 2019) – The 2019-20 athletic season is just one sleep away, with NCAA Division II action set to start on fields across the country on Thursday, Sept. 5. The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics is geared up for its own jam-packed opening weekend, which will see games on Sodexo Field Thursday through Sunday, giving fans plenty of opportunities to come out and catch the Ravens in action.
  • Women’s Soccer Picked to Repeat as NE10 Champions in Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    August 15, 2019
    MANSFIELD, Mass. (August 15, 2019) – Fresh off Northeast-10 Conference regular season and postseason titles in 2018, the No. 14 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been selected to repeat as the NE10 champion in 2019. The Ravens collected seven of 14 available first-place votes to take home the top spot in the NE10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released on Thursday afternoon by the league office.
  • Women’s Soccer Announces Recruiting Class
    June 08, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 8, 2019) – Head coach Jonathan Garbar and the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer program are proud to announce the team’s incoming 11-player recruiting class. The group features a quartet of international signings, as well as seven players who will join the Ravens from the American high school ranks.