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FAL-WIN 2017

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20 PIERCE FALL / WINTER 2017 RAVENS ROUNDUP SPECTACULAR SEASON Tyler Bishop and Camden Morrison '19. S ince we featured her in the Spring 2017 Pierce magazine, junior women's golfer Camden Morrison '19 wound up with six wins, three second-place finishes, and 10 top-10 performances between the fall and spring seasons. e spectacular season led to a string of firsts for the women's golf program. ough the team narrowly missed an NCAA Championship selection, Morrison qualified for the NCAA East Super Regional as an individual. She became the first NCAA Championship competitor in the history of the women's program and lit up the leaderboard aer she got there. Morrison finished second at the East Super Regional, making her the first Ravens golfer, man or woman, to advance to the NCAA National Championship, where she finished 47th in a field of 72. Morrison led a haul of Northeast-10 Conference awards for Ravens women's golf, which picked up major conference awards for the first time in program annals. In fact, the crimson and grey swept the major awards, as Morrison earned Player of the Year honors, Zoe Yamamoto '20 was named Rookie of the Year, and head coach Tyler Bishop took home Coach of the Year accolades. Not to be overlooked, the Ravens men's golf team also turned in a strong season. e squad qualified for the NCAA Championship East/Atlantic Regional for just the second time in school history. Led by freshman Sam Myers, who finished in a tie for seventh, the Ravens finished 16th out of 20 teams at the regional tournament. Tearing Up the Links I t was a spring full of firsts for the Franklin Pierce women's lacrosse team. Away from the field, at the Department of Athletics annual year-end banquet, Lauren Stille '11 became the program's first inductee into the Franklin Pierce Athletics Hall of Fame. She is the program's all-time leader in points, goals, and shots on goal. Meanwhile, on the field, junior midfielder Caitlin Sweeney '19 was putting together one of the most impressive seasons in program annals. Sweeney finished in the top 10 in the country in free-position goals per game, as well as goals per game, on the way to earning a selection to the All-America Third Team by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. It marked the first All-America selection in the history of the program. Sweeney also picked up All-East Region and All- Northeast-10 accolades for her work this spring. She finished the 16-game campaign with 72 points on 60 goals and 12 assists, and collected a team best 70 draw controls along the way. Her point and goal totals each stand as the third- most in a season in program history, trailing Stille's 2008 and 2009 seasons in each category. Lax Attack MAKING HISTORY Caitlin Sweeney '19 It marked the first All-America selection in the history of the program. ATHLETICS (MORRISON); ALISON PALMA/ATHLETICS (SWEENEY)

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