All posts by Ian McCracken

About Ian McCracken

Associate Sports Editor
Twitter: @IMcCracken0014
Year: 2016
Major: Print journalism
  • Second-year success

    Whether at Hill Academy or Quinnipiac University, sophomore men’s lacrosse player Ryan Keenan knows what it means to work for success. A native of Oshawa, Ontario, Keenan attended Hill Academy, regarded as one of the premier programs...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Paolucci, Giunta lift softball over Sacred Heart

    Quinnipiac softball defeated Sacred Heart 4-3 on Thursday behind the bats of Jordan Paolucci and Paige Giunta, along with a solid outing on the mound by Hannah Lindsley Lindsley threw all seven innings, giving up nine hits...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Ticket troubles

    There are few things more frustrating than approaching your car and seeing that slip of paper under your windshield wiper. Yes, I am talking about the dreaded parking ticket. What is even further agonizing is that in...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Lindsley throws no-hitter

    Before last Monday, no Quinnipiac softball pitcher since the university joined Division I athletics in 1998 had ever thrown a no-hitter. On April 7, Hannah Lindsley etched her name in the record books by accomplishing the feat...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Maintaining fields requires team effort

    The saying goes “April showers bring May flowers.” With spring sports in full swing, teams have already felt the effects of the season’s inclement weather. Baseball and softball both cancelled games due to rain the weekend of...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Frozen Four brings increased exposure

    The Quinnipiac Athletics brand is on the rise. While education certainly plays a role, priding in the success of the hockey teams and the pursuit of positive publicity via hosting athletic events is the university’s most recent...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Women’s lacrosse drops sixth straight

    The Quinnipiac women’s lacrosse team earned its sixth straight loss on Thursday, falling to Bryant 18-5 Former Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey star Kelly Babstock made her first appearance as a member of the women’s lacrosse team. She...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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  • Yale defeats men’s basketball in CIT opening round

    Last Saturday, the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team eliminated Yale from the ECAC Hockey Tournament Quarterfinals. On Wednesday, the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team did not find the same success, falling to the Bulldogs 69-68 in the first...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • Quinnipiac women’s basketball loses in MAAC finals

    In its inaugural season in the conference, Quinnipiac women's basketball team lost to Marist, 70-66, in the MAAC championship game,

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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  • Quinnipiac men’s basketball falls in MAAC semis

    Earlier Sunday, the Quinnipiac women’s basketball team defeated Iona to advance to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship game. The No. 3 Quinnipiac men’s basketball team was unable to follow suit, as No. 2 Manhattan handed the...

    • Posted March 9, 2014
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  • Quinnipiac women’s basketball advances to MAAC finals

    The Quinnipiac women's basketball team beat No. 1 seed Iona in the MAAC semifinals to advance to the championship game in its first year in the conference.

    • Posted March 9, 2014
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  • Men’s basketball advances to MAAC semifinals

    The No. 3 seed Quinnipiac men’s basketball team advanced to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference semifinals Saturday night at MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass., defeating No. 11 Niagara 89-80. All five Bobcats starters scored in double digit...

    • Posted March 9, 2014
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  • Quinnipiac women’s basketball advances to MAAC semis

    The Quinnipiac women’s basketball team defeated Canisius 72-61 Friday in the quarterfinal round of its very first Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship tournament. Four players for the Bobcats found themselves in double digits, led by senior Camryn...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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  • Tourney time

    In the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference preseason poll, the Quinnipiac men’s and women’s basketball teams were ranked No. 7 and No. 3. Come March, however, both are preparing for the MAAC Championships. The men have earned the...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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