Needing a win to stay in the hunt for a Northeast-10 Conference Championship berth, the Franklin Pierce University volleyball program behind a pair of performances by freshmen Mariah Robles (West Covina, Calif.) and Ingrid Lindstrom (Dudley, Mass.) made quick work of conference opponent and no. 9 regionally-ranked Adelphi University 3-1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 25-20) Friday evening at the Center for Recreation and Sport.
For the second consecutive week, Franklin Pierce University volleyball junior Ellie Ivanova (Sofia, Bulgaria) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Libero of the Week the league office announced Tuesday afternoon. It is the third time this season Ivanova has received top libero honors.
Despite double-digit kills from Abigail Garnhart (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Ingrid Lindstrom (Dudley, Mass.), a comeback bid by the Franklin Pierce University volleyball team came up short losing 3-2 (25-22, 16-25, 21-25, 25-19, 8-15) to Le Moyne College Saturday at The Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the crimson and grey fall to 9-11, 3-6 NE10 while the Dolphins improve to 11-11, 4-6 NE10.
The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team led by the duo of freshman right side Mariah Robles (West Covina, Calif.) and senior middle hitter Abigail Garnhart (Colorado Springs, Colo.) kicked off the month of November with a bang making quick work of Northeast-10 Conference opponent the College of Saint Rose 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-17) Friday night in The Fieldhouse. With the win, the crimson and grey improve to 9-10 overall and 3-5 NE10 while the Golden Knights slide to 10-14, 3-6 NE10.
Traveling to college is a stressful and exciting time for young adults, especially as a collegiate athlete. However, the situation is even more stressful when you are leaving your home country to do so. Franklin Pierce University has many international student-athletes who come from all over the world to attend school. Why? For the love of the sport.
RINDGE, N.H. (November 14, 2019) -- Last Friday, the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics formally honored its 2019 Hall of Fame Class, in a formal ceremony in Spagnuolo Hall.
Coaching at the NCAA level is a tough job. Hours of film, practice prep, game prep, travel, and so much more to ensure your team is not only performing well, but also happy. While some coaches find one team to be enough, Brittany Fleck took on a nearly impossible job: coach two teams at one time. The Franklin Pierce University field hockey assistant coach volunteered to help out with the volleyball team as well, when a position opened up on the coaching staff this fall.
Streamers and balloons hung down from the entrance of the Fieldhouse. Posters lined the walls with quotes such as “Feel the Teal,” and “Cancer you picked the wrong girl.” The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team walked onto the court wearing teal and white shirts reading “Lindstrom Strong,” and donning teal ribbons in their hair. All of this in honor of Dawn Lindstrom, whose daughter, freshman Ingrid Lindstrom, plays for the Ravens.