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.
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.
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.
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.
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.