2014-2015 Cycling News

  • LMC Cycling Offers Ride Along Trip
    July 22, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae Director of Cycling Tim Hall has released the following letter below in regards to the ride along this Friday.
  • Quad-City Times: DeWitt Cyclist Hoping to Make Living on Pro Circuit
    May 27, 2015
    Matt Zimmer just graduated from college with a degree in finance and accounting but he really hopes he doesn't need to make a living sitting behind a desk. At least not right away.
  • LMC Cycling Finishes Season Ranked Sixth
    May 26, 2015
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --- The Lees-McRae Cycling program finished sixth overall in USA Cycling National Division I Team Rankings for the entire 2014-15 season.
  • K. Shields, Zimmer Pace LMC Cycling at Collegiate Road Nationals
    May 08, 2015
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae cycling program finished sixth in the Division I team omnium at the Collegiate Road Nationals in Asheville, N.C.
  • Christenson, Smith Join Bobcat Cycling Program
    February 05, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae cycling program is pleased to announce the signing of Evan Christenson and Caleb Smith to Bobcat Nation, Director and Head Coach of Cycling Tim Hall announced Thursday afternoon.
  • Woods Signs With LMC Cycling Program
    February 04, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Ashlyn Woods has decided to bring her talents to the Lees-McRae cycling program, announced Director and Head Coach of Cycling Tim Hall Wednesday morning.
  • LMC Cycling Inks Four
    February 03, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Four future Bobcats have signed with the Lees-McRae Cycling program, announced Director and Head Coach of Cycling Tim Hall Tuesday afternoon.
  • Simmons, Pervis Sign With LMC Cycling
    January 30, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae Director and Head Coach of Cycling Tim Hall is pleased to announce the signing of incoming freshmen Katelyn Pervis and Connor Simmons, announced Hall Friday afternoon.
  • 125 LMC Student-Athletes Land on Fall 2014 Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll
    January 16, 2015
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae athletic department is pleased to announce that 125 Lees-McRae student-athletes have been named to the Conference Carolinas Fall 2014 Presidential Honor Roll, the conference announced Friday morning.
  • Shields Wins National Title, Bobcats Claim Third in Omnium at Cyclocross Nationals
    January 09, 2015
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Senior Emily Shields claimed the national title in the women’s Division I cyclocross and the Lees-McRae cycling teams grabbed third overall in the Division I team omnium at the 2015 USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclocross Nationals in Austin, Texas.
  • LMC Cycling Succeeds in Sloppy Conditions at Kite Hill Challenge
    December 06, 2014
    CLEMSON, S.C. --- Freshman Phil Kmetz and junior Gunnar Bergey claimed top-five finishes in their respective races and junior Kaitlyn Lawrence paced the women’s team while the Lees-McRae cycling program participated at The Kite Hill Challenge over the weekend in Clemson, S.C.
  • Avila Grabs Win, Klingaman Impresses at King CX
    November 22, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Junior Jose Avila earned a win in the Men’s B race and sophomore Emma Klingaman swiped fourth in the Women’s A while the Lees-McRae cycling program participated at the King CX in Bristol, Tenn. over the weekend.
  • LMC Cycling Performs at High Level at Mars Hill CX
    November 15, 2014
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae cycling program put on an impressive performance at the Mars Hill CX over the weekend in Mars Hill, N.C.
  • Kmetz Claims Two National Titles at MTB National Championships
    October 27, 2014
    BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. --- Freshman Phil Kmetz rode his way to two national championships and the Lees-McRae cycling program grabbed fifth in the omnium while the squads participated at the USA Cycling Collegiate National Mountain Bike Championships over the weekend on Beech Mountain in Beech Mountain, N.C.
  • LMC Cycling Announces Rosters for Mountain Bike Championships
    October 24, 2014
    BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae cycling program has selected 12 student-athletes to participate in the Collegiate Nationals Mountain Bike Championship, announced director and head coach of cycling Tim Hall Friday.
  • LMC Cycling Excels at SECCC MTB Championships
    October 16, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae cycling teams enjoyed solid performances at the SECCC MTB Championships on the campus of LMC over the weekend in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • LMC Cycling Program Set to Host SECCC Mountain Bike Championships
    September 30, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae cycling program has announced the dates for the 2014 SECCC Mountain Bike Championships.
  • It's All A Fog - Beech Mtn Series Race 2
    August 27, 2014
    July, August, and September in the Southeast seem to be a replay of Snowshoe one week, Beech the next, a couple weeks to collect yourself and take care of the necessities of life, then back on for two weeks to do it all over again. A week and half go it was Snowshoe and Chomolungma for 30,000 feet of descent. This past weekend it's a bit closer to home, Western North Carolina and Beech Mountain for the second of the three race series.
  • Cycling Alum Werner Claims Second at USA Cycling Cross-Country Mountain Bike Nationals
    July 24, 2014
    MACUNGIE, Pa. --- Lees-McRae cycling alumni Kerry Werner finished second at the USA Cycling Cross-Country Mountain Bike Nationals in Macungie, Pa.
  • ESPN: Talansky Faces Tour Expectations
    July 07, 2014
    The photographs taken immediately after the finish of the Criterium du Dauphine in the French Alps don't betray whether Andrew Talansky is agonized or ecstatic. His face is reddened and contorted in a way that could be a grimace or a joyous release. Age-line spokes, etched by sun and wind into a 25-year-old face that is both youthful and weather-beaten, radiate out from eyes squeezed shut.
  • Seven Cyclists Tabbed to USA Cycling Academic All-Star Class
    June 23, 2014
    COLORADO SPRING, Colo. – Seven Lees-McRae cyclists were named to the Spring 2014 Collegiate Academic All-Star class, USA Cycling announced Monday afternoon.