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College Roundup: Franklin Pierce names four to Hall of Fame

April 08. 2018 12:12AM
Merrimack College's Dom Thomas looks to evade SNHU's Cole Jacobsen during Merrimack's 21-9 win over the Penmen at Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett on Saturday. (THOMAS ROY/UNION LEADER)

James Thorpe, Nicole Cheadle Morris, Hazel Harding and Jon White will be inducted into the Franklin Pierce University Athletics Hall of Fame at the school's Fieldhouse on April 29.

Thorpe, a 2008 graduate, was a three-time All-America selection and was named the Northeast-10 Conference goalkeeper of the year each of his four seasons on the men's soccer team. He was a member of the program's 2007 national championship team, which was inducted into the school's hall of fame last year.

Cheadle Morris, a 2003 graduate, was a four-time All-Conference selection and a freshman on Franklin Pierce's 1999 national championship women's soccer team.

Harding, a 1989 graduate, played volleyball, women's basketball and softball, with much of her career before the school gained NCAA membership. The women's basketball team had two 20-win seasons during Harding's career.

White, a 2003 graduate, was a two-time All-Northeast-10 selection and a member of the 2003 baseball team that captured the program's first NCAA Regional title. He ranks second in program history in career innings pitched (257.1), fourth in complete games (12) and seventh in wins (20).

Men's lacrosse

Merrimack 21, SNHU 9: In Hooksett, Andrew Johnson, a redshirt freshman from Londonderry, and Lee Sipes, a freshman from Windham, each scored for Merrimack. Corey Cairo logged a team-high two goals and Jacob Dionne made 13 saves for SNHU (3-6, 1-5 NE-10).

Yale 17, Dartmouth 7: In Hanover, Jack Korzelius led the Big Green (2-7, 0-3 Ivy) in scoring with four goals and teammate Alex Burnley, a freshman from Amherst, made eight saves. Christopher Keating, a senior from Windham, scooped up four ground balls for Yale.

Assumption 12, Franklin Pierce 7: In Rindge, Ravens senior Jack Carney, an attacker from Dunbarton, became the program's sixth player to record 100 career points when he scored his lone goal of the game with 10:54 left in the first half.

Keene State 11, UMass Dartmouth 10: In Keene, Paul Beling scored the game-winning goal with 2 seconds remaining off an assist from Hunter Arnold. Beling and Arnold each scored twice while Connor Nolan, a sophomore from Plymouth, and Jon Nassif each had a hat trick for the Owls (5-4, 2-0 LEC).

Women's lacrosse

Penn 13, Dartmouth 11: In Hanover, Campbell Brewer had a hat trick while Ellie Carson and Katie Bourque both scored twice for Dartmouth (7-2, 3-1 Ivy).

Le Moyne 16, St. Anselm 8: In Syracuse, N.Y., Meaghan Sheehy led St. Anselm (7-4, 5-2 NE-10) in scoring with four goals and two assists. Breda Holland, a sophomore attacker from Londonderry, scored once for the Hawks.

Assumption 27, SNHU 14: In Worcester, Mass., Callie Dwyer, a sophomore from Merrimack, had a goal and an assist and Kyra Goucher, a sophomore from Derry, made eight saves for Assumption. Kristin Wilder led SNHU (2-9, 1-6 NE-10) with five goals. Alexa Bedell, a senior from Londonderry, logged three goals and two assists and Kennedy Daziel, a senior from East Hampstead, had three goals and an assist for the Penmen.

New England College 18, Thomas 0: In Waterville, Maine, Tara Bainbridge logged nine goals and two assists to lead the Pilgrims to victory and become the program's all-time points leader (273). Kaitlyn Berry, a junior from Canterbury, also scored for NEC (8-3, 5-0 NAC).

Plymouth State 16, Rhode Island College 1: In Providence, R.I., Megan Tingley and Sam Sullivan both had hat tricks for Plymouth State (6-3, 2-0 LEC). Sarah Thompson, a junior from Hooksett, Merissa Milano, Sydney Dubois, a sophomore from Goffstown, and Caity O'Leary added two goals each for the Panthers.

Keene State 20, Western Connecticut 8: In Danbury, Conn., Taylor Farland logged six goals and an assist while Chelsea Lewis, a junior from Londonderry, and Tori Weinstock each scored four times for Keene State (6-6, 2-0 LEC). Lewis also added three assists.


Dartmouth 12, Princeton 1 (5 inn.): In Princeton, N.J., Taylor Ward belted two home runs to lead Dartmouth (12-14, 6-3 Ivy) to victory. Teammates Micah Schroder, Morgan Martinelli and Schae Nelson also logged mutli-hit games. Breanna Ethridge earned the win on the mound, allowing one earned run on four hits and one walk alongside four strikeouts over five innings.

Plymouth State 4-6, UMass Boston 1-8: In Boston, Plymouth State split its doubleheader with the Beacons. The Panthers scored four times in their final two at-bats to win Game 1, 4-1. Caitlyn Miller, a sophomore from Lee, earned the complete-game win in Game 1, allowing one earned run on six hits alongside five strikeouts.


Dartmouth 5, Columbia 4: In Hanover, Dartmouth (6-13-1, 2-1-1 Ivy) scored all of its runs over the first two innings to earn its 100th win at Biondi Park. Junior Matt Feinstein capped the Big Green's scoring with a three-run home run in the second inning, marking the first of his career. Cole O'Connor earned the win, allowing four earned runs on seven hits and four walks with one strikeout.

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