Franklin Pierce Cross Country Headlines

  • Women’s Cross Country Heads North of Border, Takes Ninth at Interlock Invitational
    October 12, 2019
    MONTREAL (October 12, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team faced a stern test on Saturday, but shone well while competing internationally. The women ran an 8k course, which is nearly two miles longer than their typical 3.1-mile run. The women finished ninth out of 14 teams, in a meet which included some of the best teams in Canada.
  • Farago in Top Five, Women’s Cross Country Finishes Fifth at 7th Annual Kirsh Cup
    September 28, 2019
    HOPKINTON, N.H. (September 28, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University Women’s cross country team held its annual home meet on Saturday, as the Ravens played host to six other schools in the seventh annual Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup at the Hopkinton State Fairgrounds. Junior Marissa Farago (Salisbury, Mass.) led the way, with a fifth-place finish (out of 73 runners), as Franklin Pierce took fifth place in the seven-team meet.
  • Women’s Cross Country Places 17th at UMass Dartmouth Invitational
    September 21, 2019
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. (September 21, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country competed at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday. First across the line for the Ravens was junior Marissa Farago (Salisbury, Mass.), who took 47th out of 263 runners. She finished with a time of 19:51 for the 5k race.
  • Cross Country has Pair Earn NE10 Weekly Awards
    September 17, 2019
    MANSFIELD, Mass. (September 17, 2019) -- Fresh off his race win on Saturday, sophomore Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) of the Franklin Pierce University cross country team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Athlete of the Week, for the week ending on 9/15, as announced on Tuesday by the league office. In addition, freshman Nadia Cathcart (Hyde Park, N.Y.) has been named NE10 Rookie of the Week.
  • Three in Top 25 as Women’s Cross Country Places Fourth at UNE Invitational
    September 14, 2019
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (September 14, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University Women’s cross country team was in action on Saturday morning at the UNE Invitational, hosted by University of New England. Junior Marissa Farago (Salisbury, Mass.) was the first to cross the finish line for the Ravens. Her time for the 5k race was 19:54 which landed her in 14th, out of 133 runners.
  • Women’s Cross Country Places Fifth at Trinity Invitational
    September 07, 2019
    MANCHESTER, Conn. (September 7, 2019) -- The Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team competed at Wickham Park on Saturday in the Trinity College Bantam Invitational. Junior Marissa Farago (Salisbury, Mass.) took the lead for the Ravens, with a 5k time of 21:01.5 allowing her to finish 14th out of the 87-female running field. As a team, the Ravens would place fifth, out of eight squads.
  • Cross Country/Track & Field Cleans up in Recent USTFCCCA Awards
    March 05, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 5, 2019) – The Franklin Pierce University cross country and track & field programs have been busy hauling in awards in recent weeks. Over the course of February and early March, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced multiple awards selections, all of which have featured Ravens as honorees. These include academic awards for the cross country season, as well as All-Region performers and Regional award winners for the indoor track & field season.
  • Women’s Cross Country Places 13th at NCAA East Regional
    November 17, 2018
    GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (November 17, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team wrapped up its 2018 season on Saturday afternoon by competing at the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by Adelphi. Junior Julia Cormier (Northwood, N.H.) led the way for the Ravens, as she finished 54th in the 184-runner field. Franklin Pierce finished 13th, out of 27 teams at the meet.
  • Women’s Cross Country Places 11th at NE10 Championship
    November 04, 2018
    HOPKINTON, N.H. (November 4, 2018) – Sophomore Daijanique White (Hartford, Conn.) was one of two members of the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team to finish in the top-50 on Sunday morning, as the Ravens hosted the Northeast-10 Conference Cross Country Championship at Hopkinton State Fairgrounds. White and junior Julia Cormier (Northwood, N.H.) led Franklin Pierce to an 11th-place finish in the 15-team meet.
  • Women’s Cross Country Takes Ninth at Kirsh Cup
    October 20, 2018
    HOPKINTON, N.H. (October 20, 2018) – After two weeks off, the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team returned to action on Saturday, as the team hosted the sixth annual Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup, at Hopkinton State Fairgrounds. Junior Julia Cormier (Northwood, N.H.) finished 35th, in a 124-runner field, to lead the Ravens to a ninth-place finish, out of 11 teams.
  • Cross Country’s Fenoff, Thompson Pile up NE10 Weekly Awards
    October 02, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 2, 2018) – Freshman Riley Fenoff (Danville, Vt.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Athlete of the Week, as well as Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on Sept. 30, as announced on Tuesday by the Conference office. In addition, freshman Alana Thompson (Westampton, N.J.) was selected as Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week on the women’s side.
  • Women’s Cross Country Finishes 13th at Saratoga Invitational
    September 29, 2018
    SARATOGA, N.Y. (September 29, 2018) – An 82nd-place finish from junior Julia Cormier (Northwood, N.H.) and an 84th-place finish by freshman Alana Thompson (Westampton, N.J.) led the way on Saturday for the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team at the Saratoga Invitational, hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The duo led three Ravens in the top 100 of the 192-runner field, as Franklin Pierce finished 13th, out of 16 teams.
  • Both Cross Country Teams Regionally Ranked
    September 19, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 19, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University cross country program currently has both its men’s and women’s teams ranked among the top 10 teams in the East Region, as announced on Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Franklin Pierce is one of six schools in the East Region to currently have both its men’s and women’s teams regionally ranked.
  • Women’s Cross Country Notches Top-10 at UMass Dartmouth Invitational
    September 15, 2018
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. (September 15, 2018) – Sophomore Marissa Farago (Salisbury, Mass.) chalked up a top-50 finish in a 318-runner field on Saturday, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team. The Ravens were able to put five among the top 125 finishers, which allowed the team to post a 10th-place finish in the 45-team meet.
  • Women’s Cross Country Runs at Mount St. Mary’s 5k Duals to Open Season
    August 31, 2018
    EMMITSBURG, Md. (August 31, 2018) – Sophomore Marissa Farago (Salisbury, Mass.) slipped into the top 25, of an 85-runner field filled largely with Division I student-athletes, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team at the Mount St. Mary’s 5k Duals. As a team at the season-opening meet, the Ravens went winless in the dual-meet format, falling to George Washington, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, host Mount St. Mary’s and Maryland-Baltimore County.
  • Cross Country/Track & Field Announces 2018-19 Coaching Staff
    June 06, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 6, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University cross country and track & field program, under the direction of Assistant Athletic Director and Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Zach Emerson, has announced its 2018-19 coaching staff.
  • Cross Country Programs Combine to Boast Eight USTFCCCA All-Academic Selections
    February 12, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 12, 2018) – A total of eight members of the Franklin Pierce University men’s and women’s cross country teams have earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors, as announced late last week by the USTFCCCA. In addition, both the men’s and women’s cross country programs have been honored at the team level by the USTFCCCA All-Academic program.
  • Women’s Cross Country Finishes Program-Best 12th at NCAA Championship East Regional
    November 04, 2017
    AMHERST, N.Y. (November 4, 2017) – It was a high-water mark in the history of the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team on Saturday at Audubon Golf Course. The Ravens closed out their season in style, by finishing a program-best 12th (out of 25 teams) at the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by Daemen College. Sophomore Rebecca Zylak (Goffstown, N.H.) led the way for the crimson and grey in the 173-runner field, as she placed 47th.
  • NCAA Cross Country Championship East Regional Information
    November 01, 2017
    The Franklin Pierce University cross country teams will head to Amherst, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 4, for the NCAA Championship East Regional, hosted by Daemen College at Audubon Golf Course. Click through for Championship information, courtesy of Daemen.
  • Women’s Cross Country Piles Up PRs to Finish 11th at NE10 Championship
    October 22, 2017
    WESTFIELD, Mass. (October 22, 2017) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team saw each of its top-three finishers post personal bests on Saturday, which helped the team to an 11th-place finish (out of 15 teams) at the Northeast-10 Conference Championships, hosted by American International College at Stanley Park. Sophomore Rebecca Zylak (Goffstown, N.H.) led the way with a 41st-place finish.