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.
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.
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.
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.
Traveling to college is a stressful and exciting time for young adults, especially as a collegiate athlete. However, the situation is even more stressful when you are leaving your home country to do so. Franklin Pierce University has many international student-athletes who come from all over the world to attend school. Why? For the love of the sport.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 14, 2019) -- Last Friday, the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics formally honored its 2019 Hall of Fame Class, in a formal ceremony in Spagnuolo Hall.
Coaching at the NCAA level is a tough job. Hours of film, practice prep, game prep, travel, and so much more to ensure your team is not only performing well, but also happy. While some coaches find one team to be enough, Brittany Fleck took on a nearly impossible job: coach two teams at one time. The Franklin Pierce University field hockey assistant coach volunteered to help out with the volleyball team as well, when a position opened up on the coaching staff this fall.
Streamers and balloons hung down from the entrance of the Fieldhouse. Posters lined the walls with quotes such as “Feel the Teal,” and “Cancer you picked the wrong girl.” The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team walked onto the court wearing teal and white shirts reading “Lindstrom Strong,” and donning teal ribbons in their hair. All of this in honor of Dawn Lindstrom, whose daughter, freshman Ingrid Lindstrom, plays for the Ravens.