2018 Volleyball News

  • Dolan Hits .550, Ravens Volleyball Season Wraps Up With Setback to Saint Rose
    November 03, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University volleyball freshman Cierra Dolan (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) tallied a team-high 12 kills and a personal-best .500 hitting percentage as the Ravens 2018 season concluded with a 3-0 (22-25, 15-25, 23-25) setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent the College of Saint Rose Saturday afternoon in the Daniel P. Nolan Gym. With the victory, the Golden Knights charge ahead to 17-11, 8-6 NE10 while the Ravens suffered their 25th overall loss and 13th in league play.
  • Le Moyne Volleyball Defeats Ravens 3-0 Friday Night
    November 02, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team headed out away from campus for their final road trip of the season. FPU suffered a 3-0 (14-25, 15-25, 10-25) setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Le Moyne College Friday evening on Ted Grant Court. With the win, the Dolphins improve to 14-9, 6-7 NE10 while the Ravens lost their 12th league battle.
  • Owls Best Ravens In Senior Day Duel
    October 27, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University volleyball junior outside hitter Sarah Roach (Provo, Utah) manufactured a match-high 15 kills with five digs on the defensive end as the Ravens were defeated by Northeast-10 Conference opponent Southern Connecticut State University 3-1 (22-25, 11-25, 25-18, 19-25) Saturday afternoon on Senior Day. With the win, the Owls advance to 15-13, 8-4 NE10 while the Ravens were defeated in their 11th conference contest.
  • Mineweaser Records Back-To-Back 11 Kill Matches, Ravens Lose 3-0
    October 23, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University volleyball freshman middle blocker Breanna Mineweaser (Honey Brook, Pa.) tallied her second straight double-digit kill game, but the Crimson and Grey were saddled with a 3-0 (18-25, 13-25, 22-25) loss against Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Anselm College Tuesday evening at the Stoutenburgh Gym. With the win, the Hawks soar to 14-9 overall, 5-5 NE10 and the Ravens lost their 10th league game.
  • Volleyball Downed In Five By Assumption
    October 16, 2018
    Two Franklin Pierce University volleyball freshman produced double-digit kills but it was not enough as the Assumption College volleyball program rallied from a 2-1 match deficit to defeat the Ravens 3-2 (25-23, 16-25, 25-23, 21-25, 17-19) Tuesday night at the Laska Gymnasium. With the win, the Greyhounds improve to 3-13, 3-7 NE10 while the Ravens fell in their ninth league showdown.
  • Adelphi Sweeps Franklin Pierce 3-0
    October 13, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team was dropped in straight sets Saturday afternoon suffering a 3-0 (12-25, 14-25, 19-25) setback to Northeast-10 Conference opponent Adelphi University. With the win, the Panthers improve to 18-5, 7-1 NE10 while the Ravens lost their eighth league showdown.
  • Volleyball Tripped up by Pace, 3-1
    October 12, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 12, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team battled back throughout the proceedings on Friday night in the Fieldhouse. After falling behind 1-0, the Ravens used a 25-19 win to draw even with Pace after two sets of the Northeast-10 Conference contest. Franklin Pierce would also significantly close the gap in both the third and fourth sets after digging holes to open each set. Unfortunately though, the Ravens could not erase the deficit in either, on the way to a 3-1 loss at the hands of the visiting Setters. Junior outside hitter Sarah Roach (Provo, Utah) led all players with 18 kills, while senior outside hitter Claudia Fontanet led the way for Pace with 15 kills.
  • Raven Volleyball Dominates Saint Michael’s In Three Sets Tuesday Evening
    October 09, 2018
    Junior middle blocker Abigail Garnhart (Colorado Springs, Colo.) led all players with a match-high 16 kills as the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team rolled through Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-15) during athletes backing athletes night in The Fieldhouse. The victory was the Ravens fifth overall and first in league play while the guests dropped their 11th match and sixth conference contest.
  • Chargers Dispatch Ravens In Three Saturday
    October 06, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team was defeated 3-0 (11-25, 16-25, 8-25) by Northeast-10 Conference opponent the University of New Haven Saturday afternoon at the Charger Gymnasium. With the victory, the Chargers gallop forward to 17-3, 7-0 NE10 while the Ravens dropped their sixth league game this year.
  • Ravens Take AIC to Five, Stung By Yellow Jackets 3-2
    October 02, 2018
    Three Franklin Pierce University volleyball players recorded double-digit kills as the Ravens took Northeast-10 Conference power American International College to five sets only to suffer a 3-2 (25-19, 16-25, 24-26, 26-24, 12-15) defeat Tuesday evening in the Fieldhouse. With the victory, AIC improves to 10-8, 5-2 NE10 while the Ravens dropped their fifth league battle.
  • Penmen Best Ravens In Straight Sets
    September 25, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program headed to interstate and Northeast-10 Conference opponent Southern New Hampshire University Tuesday evening and were upended 3-0 (16-25, 14-25, 22-25) at the Spirou Field House. With the win, the Penmen improve to 4-7, 2-1 NE10 while the Ravens suffered their fourth league setback.
  • Stonehill Rallies Late, Defeats Franklin Pierce 3-1
    September 22, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team suffered a heartbreaking defeat Saturday evening as they were dropped 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 24-26, 24-26) by Northeast-10 Conference foe Stonehill College at The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Skyhawks soar to 6-5, 2-1 NE10 while the Crimson and Grey are still in search of their first league victory.
  • Carias’ 1,000th Career Dig, Garnhart’s 21 Kills Not Enough In Five Set Loss to Merrimack
    September 18, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team battled valiantly on Tuesday evening almost coming back from a 2-0 deficit before falling 3-2 (16-25, 24-26, 25-14, 25-22, 12-15) to Merrimack College. With the win, the Warriors even up their conference record at 1-1 while the Ravens dropped their second setback of the conference slate.
  • Volleyball Concludes Non-Conference Slate, Turns Focus to NE10 Games
    September 15, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team ended their tough non-conference schedule with a 3-0 (19-25, 19-25, 17-25) defeat at the hands of Daemen College Saturday morning on the campus of Roberts Wesleyan College.
  • Raven Volleyball Goes 1-1 Friday In Final Twinbill of Year
    September 14, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team competed in their final doubleheader of the 2018 campaign on Friday at Roberts Wesleyan College. The Ravens were defeated in their first game 3-0 (20-25, 12-25, 12-25) by Urbana University and ended the nightcap with a 3-1 (26-24, 15-25, 25-15, 25-21) victory against the host Red Hawks. The split gave the Ravens their fourth win of the season.
  • Ravens Comeback Down Nine in First Set, Lose in Four to Bentley
    September 12, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program began Northeast-10 Conference play with a 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 11-25, 17-25) setback to Bentley University Wednesday evening in The Fieldhouse. With the win, the Falcons up their mark to 5-6, 1-0 NE10 while the Ravens drop to 0-1 in league play.
  • Dolan Named to All-Tournament Team, Ravens Drop Two Saturday
    September 08, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program ended the 2018 Wildcat Regional Invitational with two losses Saturday afternoon, a 3-0 (20-25, 11-25, 15-25) defeat at the hands of Holy Family University and a 3-1 (18-25, 25-23, 18-25, 17-25) loss to host Wilmington (Del.) University. Both setbacks send the Ravens to 3-10 on the campaign.
  • Volleyball Splits Contests at First Day of Wildcat Regional Invite
    September 07, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team went 1-1 on the first day of the 2018 Wildcat Regional Invitational hosted by the University of Wilmington (Del.) Friday afternoon. The Crimson and Grey earned a comeback 3-1 (17-25, 28-26, 25-19, 25-13) victory against Chestnut Hill College before falling to Jefferson University 3-1 (11-25, 14-25, 26-24, 13-25). The .500 day sends the Ravens to 3-8 early on in the season.
  • Media Monday: Garnhart on Early Season Volleyball
    September 03, 2018
    Ravens volleyball picked up a pair of wins over the weekend in tournament play at West Chester. On Media Monday, our Shannon Slater sat down with middle Abigail Garnhart to talk about the start to the team's season, playing volleyball with her younger sister, and... her appreciation of sloths.
  • Raven Volleyball Completes Ramfest 2018 With 2-2 Mark
    September 01, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team concluded their trip to Ramfest 2018 hosted by West Chester University with a 2-2 record across four contests spanning Friday and Saturday. After going 1-1 Friday, the Ravens again won the opener and lost the backend of a doubleheader defeating Goldey-Beacom College 3-1 (25-15, 25-21, 23-25, 25-6) before falling to Fairmont State University 3-0 (22-25, 16-25, 11-25). The Ravens record moved to 2-7 on the young season.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Salem, Splits During Day One at Ramfest
    August 31, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program earned their first victory of the season Friday afternoon as they swept through Salem University 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-13), but they suffered a 3-1 loss to host West Chester University in the nightcap of Ramfest 2018.
  • Garnhart Named to All-Tournament Team, Ravens Lose Twice to Conclude Tournament
    August 25, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University volleyball junior middle blocker Abigail Garnhart (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was selected to the All-Tournament Team as the Ravens ended the inaugural Raven First Serve Invitational with two 3-0 losses to Grand Valley State (15-25, 16-25, 19-25) and the University of California – Pennsylvania (19-25, 13-25, 12-25) Saturday afternoon in the Fieldhouse.
  • Pierce Volleyball Falls Twice at Day One of First Serve Invite
    August 24, 2018
    The Franklin Pierce University volleyball program hosted the inaugural Raven First Serve Invitational welcoming seven teams to The Fieldhouse for a two-day tournament starting Friday afternoon. Unfortunately, FPU dropped both showdowns suffering 3-0 losses to Long Island University – Post (18-25, 19-25, 20-12) and the University of Tampa (16-25, 11-25, 22-25).
  • Raven Volleyball Begins 2018 Season With Setback to Dustdevils
    August 23, 2018
    Franklin Pierce University volleyball freshman outside hitter Cierra Dolan (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) began her collegiate career producing a match-high 13 kills, but the Ravens dropped their season opener 3-0 (24-26, 20-25, 20-25) to non-conference opponent Texas A&M International University Thursday afternoon in The Fieldhouse. The win and loss were each squads first of the year.
  • 2018 Raven First Serve Invitational
    August 15, 2018
    Tournament Central: your one-stop shop for all information pertaining to this year's Raven First Serve Invitational.