2018-19 Women's Track & Field News

  • Women's Track & Field's CeCe Telfer Featured in NCAA's Champion Magazine
    August 29, 2019
    CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.), formerly of the Franklin Pierce University women's track and field team, has been featured in the upcoming fall 2019 edition of the NCAA's Champion Magazine. The article, titled "A Time of Transition", was written by Champion Magazine's Associate Editor, Rachel Stark-Mason, and profiles Telfer's experience as the NCAA's first transgender national champion. The piece also takes a look into the evolving landscape of competition for transgender athletes at all levels of sport, from high school through major international competition. Click through for a link to the full story.
  • Track & Field Has Four Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
    August 07, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS (August 7, 2019) – Senior Lilian Baah (Danielson, Conn.) and freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team, along with sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) and junior Trevor Guay (Londonderry, N.H.) of the men’s team, have all earned All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced late last month by the USTFCCCA. In addition, both the men’s and women’s squads were honored as All-Academic Teams by the USTFCCCA.
  • Track & Field has Four Earn Spring NE10 Academic All-Conference Honors
    June 17, 2019
    EASTON, Mass. (June 17, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University track & field program has had four student-athletes earn Academic All-Conference honors from the Northeast-10 Conference for the spring, outdoor season, as announced on Monday afternoon by the Conference office. Sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France), junior Tyler Hayes (Kings Park, N.Y.) and sophomore Antonio Rua (Burrillville, R.I.) earned the accolade for the men’s team, while junior Julia Cormier (Northwood, N.H.) was honored from the women’s team.
  • Women’s Track & Field’s Brena Named as NE10 Field Rookie of the Year
    June 16, 2019
    EASTON, Mass. (June 16, 2019) – Freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Field Rookie of the Year for the outdoor season, as announced earlier this week by the Conference office.
  • Women's Track & Field's CeCe Telfer Featured on ESPN's "Outside the Lines"
    June 14, 2019
    Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) of the Franklin Pierce University women's track & field team was featured on the Thursday edition of ESPN's "Outside the Lines". The venerable sports news magazine show spoke with Telfer about her experience as the NCAA's first transgender national champion and her advice for others following in the future. Click through to view the full segment.
  • NATIONAL CHAMPION! Telfer Claims Women’s Track & Field’s First NCAA Title
    May 25, 2019
    KINGSVILLE, Texas (May 25, 2019) – In just its seventh year of existence, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has its first national champion. Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) took control of the 400-meter hurdles down the back stretch on Saturday night and went on to post victory by more than a second, in a personal collegiate-best time of 57.53 seconds. Telfer also added All-America First Team accolades in the 100-meter hurdles earlier in the day, on the third and final day of the NCAA Championships, hosted by Texas A&M-Kingsville, at Javelina Stadium.
  • Track & Field has Three in Action at Second Day of NCAA Championships
    May 24, 2019
    KINGSVILLE, Texas (May 24, 2019) – For the Franklin Pierce University track & field program, it was three Ravens in action on Friday, at the second day of the NCAA Championships, hosted by Texas A&M-Kingsville, at Javelina Stadium. It would be one Raven who earned All-America honors, one Raven who is now assured of All-America plaudits on Saturday, and one Raven who narrowly missed All-America accolades.
  • Women’s Track & Field’s Telfer Through to Final of 400m Hurdles at NCAA Championships
    May 23, 2019
    KINGSVILLE, Texas (May 23, 2019) – Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has qualified for the national final of the 400-meter hurdles, and assured herself of All-America honors in the process. Telfer posted the fastest time out of three preliminary heats on Thursday night, at the first day of the NCAA Championships, hosted by Texas A&M-Kingsville at Javelina Stadium.
  • Track & Field has Three Selected to NCAA Championships
    May 14, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University track & field program will be represented by three student-athletes at the NCAA Championships, as announced Tuesday afternoon by the NCAA. For the women, senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) and freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) will travel to the national meet, while sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) has qualified on the men’s side.
  • Track & Field Collects Nine All-Region Awards from USTFCCCA
    May 14, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS (May 14, 2019) – Six members of the Franklin Pierce University track & field program have combined to collect nine All-East Region awards from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the outdoor season, as announced on Tuesday by the USTFCCCA.
  • Women’s Track & Field Claims Trio of New England Titles on Second Day of NEICAAAs
    May 11, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 11, 2019) – It was a pair of student-athletes combining to lay claim to three New England titles on behalf of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team on Saturday, at the second day of the NEICAAA Championships, hosted by Southern Connecticut State. Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) took first place in both the 100- and 400-meter hurdles, while senior Lilian Baah (Danielson, Conn.) was victorious in the triple jump.
  • Women’s Track & Field’s Brena Earns All-New England at First Day of NEICAAA Championships
    May 10, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 10, 2019) – Freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team earned All-New England honors in the high jump on Friday, leading the way for the Ravens on the first day of the NEICAAA Championships. In all, Franklin Pierce had three athletes compete in four events on the front end of the two-day meet, hosted by Southern Connecticut State.
  • Telfer Claims Three NE10 Titles, Women’s Track & Field Places Seventh at NE10 Championships
    May 04, 2019
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (May 4, 2019) – Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) took home three Northeast-10 Conference titles on Saturday, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team on the second and final day of the NE10 Championships, hosted by Southern New Hampshire. It was part of a day which saw the Ravens collect six medals on the way to a seventh-place finish, out of 12 teams. Telfer also earned the award for the meet’s Most Outstanding Performer.
  • Women’s Track & Field 10th After First Day of NE10 Championships
    May 03, 2019
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (May 3, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team was in action at Southern New Hampshire on Friday, on the first day of the Northeast-10 Conference Championships. The Ravens got points from three athletes, while senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) qualified for three finals, and the team is currently 10th out of 11 teams at the two-day meet.
  • Women’s Track & Field Fourth at Capital District Classic to Wrap Up Regular Season
    April 27, 2019
    TROY, N.Y. (April 27, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team was in the Empire State on Saturday for its final regular-season meet, before heading for the Northeast-10 Conference Championships next weekend. The Ravens finished fourth, of 14 teams, at the Capital District Classic, hosted at Harkness Field by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, on the strength of three event wins and nine top-five victories.
  • Women’s Track & Field Shines at Pair of Meets, Wins Eric Loeschner Invite
    April 20, 2019
    FITCHBURG, Mass. (April 20, 2019) – With championship season just two weeks away, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team had athletes in action at a pair of meets on Saturday, and the Ravens were rounding into championship form at both of them. At Princeton’s Larry Ellis Invitational, it was three NCAA provisional marks, including a pair of times which rank in the top five in the country. Meanwhile, at the Eric Loeschner Memorial Invitational at Fitchburg State, it was a meet title, with seven event wins and a slew of top-three finishes. Across the two sites, the Ravens won 10 events on the day.
  • Women’s Track & Field Seventh at SNHU, Competitive at Conn. College
    April 13, 2019
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (April 13, 2019) – Nine top-10 finishes – highlighted by an NCAA Championships provisional qualifying mark by senior Lilian Baah (Danielson, Conn.) in the triple jump – led the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team to a seventh place finish, out of 28 teams, at the Penmen Relays, hosted by Southern New Hampshire, on Saturday. In addition, on Friday, the Ravens saw some success in select events at the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College in New London, Conn.
  • Women’s Track & Field’s Brena Named NE10 Field Rookie of the Week
    April 11, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (April 11, 2019) – Freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Field Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on April 7, as announced on Wednesday afternoon by the Conference office.
  • Brena Shines for Women’s Track & Field at SNHU Spring Invitational
    April 06, 2019
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (April 6, 2019) – Freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) likely punched her ticket to the NCAA Championships on Saturday, as she matched the nation’s third-best mark in the high jump on the season to win the event at the SNHU Spring Invitational, hosted by Southern New Hampshire. Brena’s performance helped lead the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team to a third-place finish, out of six teams, at the meet.
  • Track & Field’s Guay, Telfer Set School Records at Florida Relays
    March 29, 2019
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 29, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University track & field program wound up having only two student-athletes compete on Friday at the Florida Relays, but the pair of Ravens made the best of the opportunity, as each established new program records. Junior Trevor Guay (Londonderry, N.H.) set a new school record in the men’s 400-meter hurdles, while senior Cece Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) did the same in the women’s 400-meter hurdles.
  • Women’s Track & Field Ranked No. 23 Nationally by USTFCCCA
    March 28, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 28, 2019) – Fresh off a third-place finish in Texas, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has attracted national recognition to open the outdoor portion of its season. The team is currently ranked No. 23 in the country by the USTFCCCA.
  • Women’s Track & Field’s Telfer Collects National, Conference Awards
    March 28, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 28, 2019) – Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Athlete of the Week, as announced on Tuesday by the USTFCCCA. In addition, she was named Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, for the week ending on March 24, on Wednesday.
  • Women’s Track & Field’s Brena Named NE10 Rookie of the Year
    March 25, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 25, 2019) – Freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Rookie Field Athlete of the Year for the indoor season, as announced late last week by the NE10.
  • Women’s Track & Field Shines in Outdoor Opener, Takes Third at UTA Bobby Lane Invitational
    March 23, 2019
    ARLINGTON, Texas (March 23, 2019) – It was five school records, four NEICAAA qualifying marks and a pair of NCAA Championships provisional qualifying marks on Saturday, as the Franklin Pierce University track & field team burst into the outdoor season in style. The Ravens notched a pair of event wins along the way to a third-place finish, out of 13 teams, at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational, hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington, at Maverick Stadium.
  • Cross Country/Track & Field Cleans up in Recent USTFCCCA Awards
    March 05, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 5, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University cross country and track & field programs have been busy hauling in awards in recent weeks. Over the course of February and early March, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced multiple awards selections, all of which have featured Ravens as honorees. These include academic awards for the cross country season, as well as All-Region performers and Regional award winners for the indoor track & field season.
  • Track & Field has Three Selected to NCAA Championships
    February 26, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 26, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University track & field program will be represented by three student-athletes at the NCAA Championships, as announced Tuesday afternoon by the NCAA. On the women’s side, senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) and freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) will travel to the national meet, while sophomore Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) has qualified on the men’s side.
  • Track & Field Chalks up Three NE10 Weekly Awards
    February 26, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 26, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University track & field program has picked up three Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week awards, for the week ending on Feb. 24, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the Conference office. For the women, freshman Alana Thompson (Westampton, N.J.) was named Track Rookie of the Week, while freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) was selected as Field Rookie of the Week. For the men, freshman Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) was chosen as Track Rookie of the Week.
  • Track & Field Finds Success at Pair of Last Chance Meets
    February 24, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 24, 2019) – Across a pair of last chance meets this weekend, the Franklin Pierce University track & field team posted a total of five NCAA Championships provisional qualifying marks, four event wins and three school records on the final weekend of the indoor season. The Ravens had student-athletes in action at both the Boston University Last Chance Qualifier on Friday and the Southern Connecticut State University Last Chance Meet on Sunday. As the names imply, this weekend’s meets were the final chance for athletes to post marks to qualify for the NCAA Championships.
  • Telfer Claims Three Titles; Women’s Track & Field Takes Sixth at NE10 Championships
    February 17, 2019
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (February 17, 2019) – Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) won three Northeast-10 Conference titles on Sunday, to lead the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team and earn Most Outstanding Track Athlete honors at the NE10 Championships, hosted by American International College, on the campus of Smith College. In all, the Ravens tallied four league titles and five top-three finishes on the second day of the meet to finish sixth, out of 12 teams. It was the highest NE10 Championships finish in program history.
  • Telfer Qualifies for Three Finals for Women’s Track & Field on First Day of NE10 Championships
    February 16, 2019
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (February 16, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team was in action on Saturday at the first day of the Northeast-10 Conference Championships, hosted by American International College, on the campus of Smith College. The Ravens had just one scoring performance on the day, but are set up for success on Sunday, as senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) qualified for the final of three events, including an NE10 Championships record time in the 60-meter hurdles.
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