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.
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.
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.
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.
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.