2013 Men's Lacrosse News

May 7, 2013
Nesdill steps down as men's lacrosse coach at Lees-McRae
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Andy Nesdill has stepped down as the head coach of the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse program to pursue law school, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Tuesday.

April 20, 2013
Harrison earns first career all-Conference Carolinas honors
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College sophomore Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) has been named to the all-Conference Carolinas team for the first time in his career, announced league officials Saturday.

April 13, 2013
Coker surges to 18-3 win over Lees-McRae
HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Freshman Schuylor Dickerson (Crozet, Va.) scored his first collegiate goal to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon, as Coker College rallied from an early 3-2 deficit for an 18-3 victory over the Bobcats in Conference Carolinas play.

April 10, 2013
Crusaders hold off late Bobcat rally in league play
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Dalton Lamb (Clemmons, N.C.) posted his second hat trick of the season to lead the Lees-McRae College men's lacrosse team on Wednesday afternoon, as Belmont Abbey College held off a strong second-half rally by the Bobcats en route to a 17-7 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Tate Field.

April 7, 2013
Cardinals surge to 15-3 win over Bobcats
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Nick Netting (Arlington, Va.) forced a team-high three turnovers to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team on Sunday afternoon, as Wheeling Jesuit University outscored the Bobcats by a 6-1 margin in the second half en route to a 15-3 victory in non-conference play on Tate Field.

March 27, 2013
Royals surge to 19-3 win over Bobcats
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Jeff White (Middle Township, N.J.) scored two goals to lead the way for the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team on Wednesday afternoon, as Queens University of Charlotte outscored the Bobcats by a 7-1 margin in the first half en route to a 19-3 victory in Conference Carolinas play.

March 23, 2013
Trojans overcome stifling Bobcat defense in conference clash
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) posted his third 20-save performance of the season, and the Lees-McRae College men's lacrosse team held Mount Olive College to a 32 percent shooting percentage in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon, as the Trojans held on for a 16-1 win on Tate Field.

March 20, 2013
Second half surge lifts Mountain Lions over Bobcats, 14-4
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. --- Jeff White (Middle Township, N.J.) tallied two goals and Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) made 15 saves to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team on Wednesday afternoon, as Young Harris College pulled away in the fourth quarter en route to a 14-4 victory in non-conference play.

March 17, 2013
Scots rally for 14-8 win over Bobcats
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Dalton Lamb (Clemmons, N.C.) and Jon Batsel (Raleigh, N.C.) each scored three goals to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team on Sunday afternoon, as Ohio Valley University outscored the Bobcats by a 9-3 margin in the second half en route to a 14-8 victory in non-conference action on Tate Field.

March 10, 2013
Storm blanks Bobcats, 23-0
BOONE, N.C. --- Sophomore Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) made 21 saves to lead the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team, as Lake Erie College outscored the Bobcats by a 9-0 margin in the first half en route to a 23-0 victory in non-conference play on Sunday afternoon at Watauga High School.

March 9, 2013
Sunday's Lees-McRae/Lake Erie game moved to Watauga High School
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Sunday’s scheduled men’s lacrosse game between Lees-McRae College and Lake Erie College has been moved to Watauga High School in Boone, N.C. due to poor field conditions on Tate Field, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Saturday. Game time is still set for 1 p.m.

March 7, 2013
Penguins best Bobcats, 20-1
BOONE, N.C. --- Sophomore Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) made 10 saves to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team, as Dominican University of California outscored the Bobcats by a 12-0 margin in the second half en route to a 20-1 victory in non-conference play at Watauga High School on Thursday evening.

March 6, 2013
Lees-McRae/Domincan game moved to Watauga High School
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Thursday’s scheduled men’s lacrosse game between Lees-McRae College and Domincan University of California has been moved to Watauga High School in Boone, N.C. and will begin at 7 p.m., announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Wednesday.

February 27, 2013
No. 3 Saints win league battle with Bobcats, 18-3
BOONE, N.C. --- Sophomore Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) posted 22 saves, and Jeff White (Middle Township, N.J.) tallied three goals to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team as the third-ranked Limestone College defeated the Bobcats by a score of 18-3 in Conference Carolinas play on Wednesday evening at Watauga High School.

February 23, 2013
Hawks rally for 14-9 win over Bobcats
BOONE, N.C. --- The Shorter College men’s lacrosse team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 6-1 margin in the fourth quarter to rally for a 14-9 victory in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon at Watauga High School.

February 20, 2013
Bears hold off Bobcats, 10-2
BOONE, N.C. --- Sophomore Jeff White (Middle Township, N.J.) scored two goals and Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) tallied 13 saves to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s lacrosse team, as Lenoir-Rhyne University defeated the Bobcats, 10-2, at Watauga High School on Wednesday evening.

February 16, 2013
Saturday's men's lacrosse game moved to Elon Park
Charlotte, N.C.----Saturday's NCAA Division II lacrosse game between Wingate University and Lees-McRae College has a location change. The contest will take place at Elon Park on Ardrey Kell Rd. in Charlotte. The game will start at 2 p.m. The address for Elon Park is 11401 Ardrey Kell Rd., Charlotte, NC, 28277. Directions to the park can be found here.

February 11, 2013
Meet the Coaches: Mac sits down with Danny Ives
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- We want you to get to know our staff better Bobcat Nation! With many new faces on staff this year, Lees-McRae College Director of Athletics Craig McPhail continues our Meet the Coaches series by sitting down with Danny Ives, first-year assistant coach with the men's lacrosse program. The Bobcats' Meet the Coaches series aims to help you, Bobcat Nation, learn more about the people behind the scenes and on the sidelines guiding our student-athletes through their experience in collegiate athletics.

February 9, 2013
Lions best Bobcats, 19-0
MARS HILL, N.C. --- The Mars Hill College men’s lacrosse team outscored visiting Lees-McRae College by a 14-0 margin in the first half en route to a 19-0 win in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon.

February 6, 2013
Falcons blank Bobcats in season opener
MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- The Pfeiffer University men’s lacrosse team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 13-0 margin in the second half en route to a 24-0 win in Conference Carolinas play on Wednesday afternoon.

August 22, 2012
Danny Ives named assistant men's lacrosse coach at Lees-McRae
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Danny Ives has been named the new assistant men’s lacrosse coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Andy Nesdill Wednesday.