Fred I. Dickerson Athletic Complex
The Fred I. Dickerson Athletic Complex is named for former
Lees-McRae athlete and Coach Fred I. Dickerson, who first put his
name in the Bobcat record books as a football player in 1929.
Dickerson is most famous for scoring the first touchdown in
Lees-McRae football history. The complex was named in honor of
Dickerson in October of 1979.
Lawson Tate Field/Arthur, Lauritsen,
and Sanders Track and Field Venue
Lawson Tate Field houses the primary match field for the
men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and
women’s lacrosse programs, as well as the main track and
field facility. Tate Field was named in honor of Dr. Lawson Tate,
member of the inaugural Bobcat football team in 1929. The field was
named in his honor as part of the 50-year celebration of the LMC
football program in 1979. Tate was very active in Bobcat athletics,
including donating much of his time to the treatment of injuries as
a medical doctor. He was inducted into the Bobcat Athletic
Hall of Fame in October of 1979.
C.D. Chesley Indoor Tennis
Reid Estes Soccer Practice