NEW, HAVEN, Conn. (December 8, 2018) – In what has a case as the most successful meet in the still-young history of the program, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team launched an all-out assault on the school record book over the weekend at the Elm City Challenge, hosted by Southern Connecticut State University. The Ravens set four school records and had six performances which met NCAA Championships provisional qualifying standards, on the way to a second-place finish, out of five teams, at the meet.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 4, 2018) – Freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team capped off her collegiate debut week with her first career Northeast-10 Conference weekly award on Tuesday afternoon. She was selected as NE10 Field Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on Dec. 2, as announced by the Conference office.
BOSTON (December 1, 2018) – Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) hit the NCAA Championships automatic qualifying mark in the 60-meter hurdles, while freshman Paola Brena (Queretaro, Mexico) added an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the high jump on Saturday, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team opened the season in style at the UMass Boston Indoor Open. Both set school records, along with senior Lilian Baah (Danielson, Conn.), who hit the NEICAAA Championships qualifying mark in the triple jump, while freshman Alana Thompson (Westampton, N.J.) notched her first collegiate win in the 1000 meters.
RINDGE, N.H. (August 10, 2018) – Graduate student Nicole Galewski (Whitman, Mass.) and senior Emily Quinn (West Bridgewater, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team, along with freshman Hugo Arlabosse (Marseille, France) and graduate student Dage Minors (Hamilton Parish, Bermuda) of the men’s team, have all earned All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced earlier this summer by the USTFCCCA. In addition, both the men’s and women’s squads were honored as All-Academic Teams by the USTFCCCA.
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.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 17, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Ruben Resendes has been named as the 11th head coach of the University’s men’s soccer program. The former Southern New Hampshire University standout will return to the Northeast-10 Conference to take on his second collegiate head coaching job, and his first at the Division II level.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 14, 2018) – Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Russell Gaskamp has been named as the next head coach of the University’s football program. Gaskamp will be the program’s third coach overall and will be the first to coach the team at the Division II level, as the Ravens join the Northeast-10 Conference in the fall of 2019. He will replace Rashad Watson, who announced his resignation earlier this week.
RINDGE, N.H. (December 12, 2018) – For the first time in program history, the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been nationally ranked inside the top 25 by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced by the USTFCCCA on Tuesday. The Ravens earned the No. 24 spot in the coaches association’s preseason rankings.