Bellows ready to take on challenge of being head women’s soccer coach at QU

New Quincy University women's soccer coach Mackenzie Bellows, right, talks with Meagan Mero during a scrimmage at Legends Stadium. Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Mackenzie Bellows had started her road trip home to Calgary, Alberta, to spend the holidays with her family when Quincy University athletic director Josh Rabe asked if she’d have time for a phone call the next morning. “I said he’s either going to ruin this trip for me or he’s going to make…

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Hawks to begin search for new women’s soccer coach following Thomas’ resignation

Quincy University women's soccer coach Samuel Thomas will not return for a third season after submitting his resignation following a meeting with QU athletic officials. Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Quincy University is in the market for a new women’s soccer coach. After two seasons at the helm, Samuel Thomas resigned last Friday after meeting with the school’s athletic officials. The Hawks were 7-9 this fall with a 6-8 record in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, finishing ninth and missing out on the…

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Hawks’ Crane earns first-team All-GLVC honors after 11-goal campaign

Quincy University senior forward Lauren Crane, right, received first-team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference honors. Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Lauren Crane’s productive collegiate career came with a fitting honor to cap it. Crane, a senior forward on the Quincy University women’s soccer team, received first-team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference honors and was one of two Hawks to receive mention on the all-league teams. Senior defender Paige Anderson was a second-team selection. It…

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Four goals in final weekend helps Crane earn offensive player of week honors in GLVC

Lauren Evans is introduced before a recent Quincy University game. | Photo Courtesy of Quincy University

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Lauren Crane of the Quincy University women’s soccer team won Great Lakes Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors, the league office announced on Monday. The senior attacker scored four goals during the final weekend of the season and recorded a hat trick against SBU on Sunday.  “It is really exciting, and I…

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Hat trick a treat for Crane in final game as Hawks score season-high six goals

Lauren Crane | Photo courtesy of Quincy University

BOLIVAR, Mo. — The Quincy University women’s soccer team scored a season-high six goals in the season finale on Sunday in a 6-0 shutout victory over Southwest Baptist. Lauren Crane ended her QU career by recording her first hat trick. Samaris Alvarado, Morgan Evans and Sydney Gorman also scored for the Hawks. The Hawks finished the year…

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