• Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award for 2011-12
    July 24, 2012
    RINDGE, N.H. (July 24, 2012) – The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has been named as a recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 academic year, as announced Friday by the AVCA.
  • Volleyball, Women's Basketball & Women's Tennis Earn NE-10 Team Academic Excellence Awards
    June 21, 2012
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 21, 2012) -- A trio of Franklin Pierce University athletic teams (volleyball, women's basketball and women's tennis) earned the 2011-12 Northeast-10 Conference Team Academic Excellence Award for their respective sport, as announced on Thursday by the league. The three Raven squads were tied for the second highest total in the league.
  • STUDENT-ATHLETE FEATURE: Volleyball's Natasha Ray Gives Back to Habitat for Humanity
    April 18, 2012
    The latest in a series of features on Franklin Pierce student-athletes.
  • Jackson Has Big Day, Volleyball Blanks Assumption in Season Finale
    November 05, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 5, 2011) – Sophomore middle Katie Jackson (Centennial, Colo.) hit a match-best .444 with nine kills and added a match-high seven blocks on Saturday afternoon to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-0 win over Assumption in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse. Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) added nine kills of her own in the victory to match Jackson for the match lead.
  • Volleyball’s Thursday Match Moved to Rindge
    November 03, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 3, 2011) – The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has announced a change to its Thursday-night schedule. The Ravens’ scheduled match at American International has been moved to Franklin Pierce. The Yellow Jackets will visit the Fieldhouse in Rindge, with first serve scheduled for 7 p.m.
  • Jackson, Svorinic Lead Volleyball Over AIC, 3-0
    November 03, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 5, 2011) – Sophomore middle Katie Jackson (Centennial, Colo.) put down a match-best 14 kills while hitting .433 with just one error on Thursday night to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-0 win over American International in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse. Sophomore setter Stephanie Svorinic (Scottsdale, Ariz.) dished out 35 assists and added 13 digs to pick up a double-double in the victory.
  • Volleyball Blanked at Pace, 3-0
    October 29, 2011
    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (October 29, 2011) – Sophomore libero Lauren Miller (Alexandria, Ind.) led the team with 16 digs on Saturday morning, though the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team was defeated, 3-0, by Pace at Goldstein Fitness Center. Freshman outside hitter Melanie Pavels hit .312 and posted a 12-kill, 12-dig double-double to lead the way for Pace.
  • Volleyball Swept at Adelphi, 3-0
    October 28, 2011
    GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (October 28, 2011) – Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) narrowly missed a double-double with eight kills and 12 digs on Friday night, though the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team was defeated, 3-0, by Adelphi at Center for Recreation and Sport. Junior outside hitter Chelsea Overholt hit .478 with 12 kills in 23 attempts to lead Adelphi.
  • Lauren Miller Named Northeast-10 Conference Libero of the Week
    October 26, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 26, 2011) – Freshman libero Lauren Miller (Alexandria, Ind.) of the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Libero of the Week for the week ending on Oct. 23, as announced Tuesday by the Conference office. In addition, sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) has been selected to the Conference’s Weekly Honor Roll.
  • Four in Double Digits as Volleyball Trumps Saint Anselm, 3-1
    October 25, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 25, 2011) – Sophomore middle Katie Jackson (Centennial, Colo.) hit .321, posted 11 kills and was one of four Ravens in double digits offensively on Tuesday night, as the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team notched a 3-1 win over Saint Anselm in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse. Senior outside hitter Charlotte Tencza hammered out 21 kills in defeat for Saint Anselm to lead all players.
  • Volleyball Downed by Le Moyne, 3-0
    October 23, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 23, 2011) – Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) posted a 10-kill, 16-dig double-double on Sunday afternoon, but the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team was defeated, 3-0, by Le Moyne in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse. Junior outside hitter Allison Hebel finished with 14 kills and 13 digs in the victory for Le Moyne.
  • Ray, Swiderski Lead Way as Volleyball Edges Saint Rose, 3-2, On Breast Cancer Awareness Day
    October 22, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 22, 2011) – Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) hit .240 with a team-best 16 kills and added 16 digs, while freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) added 14 kills and 18 digs on Saturday afternoon to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-2 win over Saint Rose in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse. The match was a part of Franklin Pierce’s second annual Fall Sports Breast Cancer Awareness Day, raising money in support of breast cancer awareness and research.
  • Natasha Ray, Catie Swiderski Named to Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll
    October 19, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 19, 2011) – Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) of the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team have both been named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on Oct. 16, as announced Tuesday by the Conference office.
  • Volleyball Falls at Saint Michael’s, 3-0
    October 18, 2011
    COLCHESTER, Vt. (October 18, 2011) – Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) finished with 10 kills and 11 digs to post a double-double on Tuesday night, but the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team was defeated, 3-0, by Saint Michael’s in Northeast-10 Conference play at Ross Sports Center. Sophomore middle Chelsey Covitz led Saint Michael’s with 11 kills in the victory.
  • Volleyball Downed at Southern Connecticut State, 3-1
    October 13, 2011
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (October 13, 2011) – Sophomore middle Ashley Bruce (Hampton Falls, N.H.) hit a match-best .481 and notched a team-high 14 kills on Thursday night, but the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Southern Connecticut State in Northeast-10 Conference play at Pelz Gymnasium. Sophomore middle Sarah Beres led all players with 20 kills and hit .395 in the victory for SCSU.
  • Swiderski, Ray Steal Show as Volleyball Puts Away Merrimack, 3-1
    October 11, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 11, 2011) – Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Pont, N.Y.) pounded out 19 kills on 62 swings, while sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) notched a 13-kill, 21-dig double-double on Tuesday night, as the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team picked up a 3-1 win over Merrimack in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse. Sophomore setter Stephanie Svorinic (Scottsdale, Ariz.) dished out 45 assists in the victory.
  • Swiderski, Ray Power Volleyball Over Bentley in Four
    October 04, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 4, 2011) – Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Pont, N.Y.) hammered out a match-best 18 kills while adding 11 digs to collect her second consecutive double-double, to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over Bentley in Northeast-10 Conference action on Tuesday night at the Fieldhouse. Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) notched another Ravens double-double with 11 kills and 12 digs.
  • Jackson Leads Volleyball Over Mercy, Ravens Fall to Stonehill
    October 01, 2011
    EASTON, Mass. (October 1, 2011) – Sophomore middle Katie Jackson (Centennial, Colo.) recorded a career-best 17 kills on Saturday afternoon to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-2 win over Mercy in non-conference play at Stonehill’s Merkert Gymnasium. Earlier in the day, Franklin Pierce dropped a 3-0 decision to the host Skyhawks in a Northeast-10 Conference match.
  • Natasha Ray Named to Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll
    September 28, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 28, 2011) – Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) of the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has been named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on Sept. 25, as announced Tuesday by the Conference office.
  • Swiderski Powers Volleyball to Sweep of SNHU
    September 27, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 27, 2011) – Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) struck for a match-high 12 kills while adding seven digs and five block assists to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a three-set sweep of Southern New Hampshire in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.
  • Volleyball Clipped in Five-Set Battle by New Haven
    September 24, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 24, 2011) – Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) hammered out 17 kills and added 15 digs to finish her seventh double-double of the season on Saturday afternoon, but the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision to New Haven in Northeast-10 Conference play at the Fieldhouse. Junior outside hitter Keidy Candelaria piled up a match-best 26 kills and added 14 digs in the win for New Haven.
  • Volleyball Falls at Massachusetts Lowell, 3-1
    September 20, 2011
    LOWELL, Mass. (September 20, 2011) – Sophomore middle Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) notched her sixth double-double of the season with 10 kills and 14 digs on Tuesday night, but the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Massachusetts Lowell in Northeast-10 Conference play at Costello Gym. Freshman outside hitter Hannah Rey put together a 12-kill, 14-dig double-double of her own in the victory for Lowell.
  • Swiderski Thumps DC, Volleyball Splits Tri-Match at NYIT
    September 17, 2011
    OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (September 17, 2011) – Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) hammered a career-best 19 kills while collecting nine digs to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over District of Columbia in the first of two matches on Saturday, hosted by New York Institute of Technology at Recreation Hall. Later in the day, the Ravens fell in a 3-1 decision to the host Bears.
  • Swiderski, Ray Lift Volleyball to Road Win at C.W. Post, 3-1
    September 16, 2011
    BROOKVILLE, N.Y. (September 16, 2011) – Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) led all players with 11 kills while adding seven digs, two blocks and two aces on Friday night to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-1 win over C.W. Post in non-conference play at Pratt Recreation Center. Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) added nine kills, 12 digs and a pair of blocks.
  • Natasha Ray Named to Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll
    September 14, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 14, 2011) – Sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) of the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has been named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on Sept. 11, as announced Tuesday by the Conference office.
  • Ray Collects Pair of Double-Doubles, Volleyball Splits at River Hawk Classic
    September 10, 2011
    LOWELL, Mass. (September 10, 2011) – Sophomore middle Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) notched 13 kills and 11 digs while hitting .367 on Saturday afternoon to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of Post on the second day of the River Hawk Classic, hosted by Massachusetts Lowell at Costello Gym. Earlier in the day, the Ravens dropped a 3-1 decision to the host River Hawks.
  • Ray, Jackson Lift Volleyball Over Merrimack, 3-1, at River Hawk Classic
    September 09, 2011
    LOWELL, Mass. (September 9, 2011) – Sophomore middle Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) hammered out a match-best 17 kills and added 13 digs to complete her second double-double of the season on Friday evening to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Merrimack in non-conference action on the first day of the River Hawk Classic, hosted by Massachusetts Lowell at Costello Gym. Sophomore middle Katie Jackson (Centennial, Colo.) added 16 kills and hit a match-high .538.
  • Lauren Miller Named Northeast-10 Libero of the Week
    September 07, 2011
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 7, 2011) – Sophomore libero Lauren Miller (Alexandria, Ind.) of the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Libero of the Week, as announced Wednesday by the Conference office. In addition, sophomore right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was selected to the Weekly Honor Roll.
  • Freshmen Power Volleyball to Sweep of McKendree, Ravens Fall to IUP at Puma Invitational
    September 03, 2011
    RENSSELAER, Ind. (September 3, 2011) – Freshman outside hitter Catie Swiderski (Rocky Point, N.Y.) recorded 12 kills, freshman middle Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) notched 11 kills and freshman middle Jocelyn Smith (Groton, Conn.) chalked up five blocks on Saturday morning to lead the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team to a 3-0 win over McKendree at the Puma Invitational, hosted by St. Joseph’s (Ind.). Later on Saturday, the Ravens were swept by Indiana (Pa.).
  • Volleyball Drops Pair of Five-Set Matches at Puma Invitational to Open Season
    September 02, 2011
    RENSSELAER, Ind. (September 2, 2011) – Freshman right side Natasha Ray (Colorado Springs, Colo.) hammered out 14 kills in her collegiate debut and followed with 14 more kills in the second match of the day on Friday afternoon, but the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team dropped a pair of 3-2 decisions on the first day of the Puma Invitational, hosted by St. Joseph’s (Ind.).
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