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FAL-WIN 2018

The alumni magazine for Franklin Pierce University.

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RAVENS ROUNDUP DOUBLE DIP T his past spring , both the Ravens men's and women's golf teams qualified to participate in NCAA Championship play at the Atlantic/East Regional (men) and the East Super Regional (women). It marked the first time in program history that both teams advanced to championship games in the same season. e men took things a step further as they used top 15 finishes from environmental science major Sam Myers '16 MBA '19 and management major Taylor Simpson '19 to finish second at the regional and advance to the national finals in Muscle Shoals, Ala. In the team's first-ever trip to the national championship, the Ravens finished 19th. e women's team finished eighth in regional play. Highlighting play was a tie for fih from sports and recreation major Camden Morrison '18, who qualified for the national finals as an individual for the second straight season. e women's national championship was held in Houston, where Morrison finished in a tie for 19th. Coach Tyler Bishop was named NE 10 Coach of the Year for both men's and women's golf. Ravens Golf Makes NCAA Appearances U nder Rachel Burleson in her first year as director of athletics, the Department of Athletics undertook a concerted push to make a bigger impact in the community. Franklin Pierce student-athletes combined to perform 2,775 hours of community service during the 2017–18 academic year. Overall, 449 Ravens contributed their time to at least one community service project over the course of the year, each averaging 6.18 hours of service. The department's student-athletes took part in more than 60 unique community service events, including assisting with Special Olympics New Hampshire, working with local elementary schools and inviting youth groups to campus for clinics. Ravens in the Community LENDING A HELPING WING Assisting with Special Olympics New Hampshire. 22 PIERCE FALL / WINTER 2018

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