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.
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.
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.
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.
Over the weekend, freshman kicker Morgan Smith (South Glens Falls, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University football team became just the second woman to score in an NCAA Division II football game. On Tuesday, she was the subject of a profile piece on the NCAA's web site. Wayne Cavadi talked with Morgan about her accomplishments Saturday, her road to football and role models for women playing traditionally-male sports. Click through to read the full article.
A new coaching staff can be extremely stressful for any sports team, especially for a team that is also composed of primarily new players. When head men’s soccer coach Ruben Resendes was hired in January, there were 23 players on the team. By the end of June, there were only 11, due to transferring students and graduates. Resendes, along with other coaches and players, was able to build up the team to the current roster of 32 players and two new assistant coaches.
RINDGE, N.H. (September 12, 2019) – Two National Players of the Year, another All-America selection and a two-time All-Northeast-10 Conference selection highlight the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics’ 2019 Hall of Fame class, as announced on Thursday afternoon. The four-athlete class represents five sports and will be honored over the course of Hall of Fame Weekend on Nov. 8 and 9. The formal induction will take place at a private social on Friday night, Nov. 8. The quartet will then be honored publicly on Saturday, in conjunction with the Nov. 9 football game against Bentley.
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.