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2014 Men's Soccer News

November 8, 2014
No. 4 Bobcats Fall in Title Game in PK's to No. 2 Pfeiffer
GAFFNEY, S.C. --- The No. 4 seeded Lees-McRae men’s soccer team fell in penalty kicks to No. 2 Pfeiffer, 4-2, after 120 minutes of scoreless soccer for the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship at Saints Field Saturday afternoon in Gaffney, S.C.

November 6, 2014
Galvani Sends Men's Soccer to Title Game with OT Golden Goal at No. 1 Limestone, 1-0
GAFFNEY, S.C. --- Senior James Galvani headed in a loose ball in the 99th minute while the No. 4 Lees-McRae men’s soccer knocked off top-seeded and No. 10 Limestone, 1-0, in an overtime Conference Carolinas semifinal thriller at Saints Field on a windy Thursday night in Gaffney, S.C.

November 6, 2014
Six Men's Soccer Players Tabbed to Conference Carolinas All-Conference Teams
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Six Lees-McRae men’s soccer players have been tabbed to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference teams, the league announced Thursday afternoon.

November 3, 2014
Senior Trio Leads Men's Soccer to Semifinals, 2-1
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Seniors James Galvani and James Smith scored a goal each and senior teammate Scott Alford dished out two assists while the No. 4 Lees-McRae men’s soccer team bounced No. 5 King (Tenn.), 2-1, in a Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal match Monday night at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

October 31, 2014
Senior Day Scottie! Alford Lifts Men's Soccer Against Emmanuel (Ga.), 2-0
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Scott Alford made the most of Senior Day by notching a goal and earning an assist while the men’s soccer team blanked Emmanuel (Ga.), 2-0, in a Conference Carolinas battle on a blustery Friday afternoon at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

October 30, 2014
Rieger, Smith Named to Capital One Academic All-District III Team
AUSTIN, TEXAS --- Lees-McRae men’s soccer sophomore Marvyn Rieger and senior James Smith have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District III Men’s Soccer Team, CoSIDA announced Thursday afternoon.

October 29, 2014
Saturday's Soccer Matches Moved to Friday Due to Weather
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The men’s and women’s soccer matches against Emmanuel (Ga.) scheduled for Nov. 1 have been moved to Friday, Oct. 31 due to a cold front coming through the Banner Elk area, announced Lees-McRae Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail.

October 28, 2014
Four Bobcats Tally a Goal in Victory Against King (Tenn.), 4-2
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Four different Lees-McRae men’s soccer players notched a goal in a 4-2 victory against Conference Carolinas rival King (Tenn.) Tuesday evening at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

October 25, 2014
Bobcats Valiant Effort Falls Short at Barton in Overtime, 3-2
WILSON, N.C. --- Senior James Smith recorded his eighth goal of the season, but the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team dropped a heartbreaking overtime 3-2 decision to Conference Carolinas foe Barton at Barton Soccer Field Saturday evening in Wilson, N.C.

October 22, 2014
Galvani, Bobcats Stifle North Greenville, 3-1
TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- James Galvani continued his torrid senior campaign with two goals while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team cruised past North Greenville, 3-1, in Conference Carolinas play Wednesday evening at Pepsi Stadium in Tigerville, S.C.

October 18, 2014
Men's Soccer Knocks Out Belmont Abbey in Slugfest, 4-2
BELMONT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer used a 10-minute spurt to score a season-high four goals while downing Belmont Abbey, 4-2, in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field in Belmont, N.C.

October 15, 2014
Men's Soccer Tripped Up in Double OT Loss to Tusculum, 1-0
BOONE, N.C. --- Sophomore Jordan Wright tallied four shots while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team lost a heartbreaker in double overtime, 1-0, to Tusculum Wednesday afternoon at the Appalachian Soccer Complex in Boone, N.C.

October 14, 2014
Weather Forces Men's Soccer Match to Relocate to Boone
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer match scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 15 has been moved from 7 p.m. in Banner Elk to 3 p.m. in Boone, N.C., announced the team Tuesday afternoon.

October 8, 2014
Men's Soccer Suffers Heartbreaker to No. 12 Limestone, 2-1
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Smith registered his sixth goal of the season, but the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team fell in heartbreaking fashion to No. 12 Limestone, 2-1, in Conference Carolinas action Wednesday evening at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

October 4, 2014
Galvani, Bobcats Stifle Mount Olive, 1-0
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Galvani scored his team-high seventh goal and sophomore Nicholas Stover recorded his second consecutive shutout while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team blanked Mount Olive, 1-0, in Conference Carolinas for Homecoming at Tate Field Saturday evening in Banner Elk, N.C.

October 1, 2014
Stover, Smith Shut Down Lincoln Memorial, 1-0
HARROGATE, Tenn. --- Senior James Smith converted on a penalty kick in the 27th minute and sophomore Nicholas Stover earned the shutout in his first start while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team grabbed a 1-0 win at Lincoln Memorial Wednesday afternoon in Harrogate, Tenn.

September 27, 2014
Rieger, Smith Notch Goals in Loss to Pfeiffer, 3-2
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Smith impressed with a goal and an assist, but two late goals doomed the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team, who fell 3-2 to Pfeiffer in Conference Carolinas play Saturday evening at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

September 24, 2014
Trio of James' Boosts Men's Soccer Against Southern Wesleyan, 3-0
CENTRAL, S.C. --- A trio of James’ scored a goal and freshman Tyler Pavlet (Goodyear, Ariz.) earned his fourth clean slate of the 2014 campaign while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team blanked Southern Wesleyan, 3-0, in a Conference Carolinas match Wednesday evening at Childs Field in Central, S.C.

September 20, 2014
Feisty Bobcats Battle Erskine to Tie, 3-3
DUE WEST, S.C. --- Lees-McRae senior and duel athlete Scott Alford scored twice while senior James Galvani had a goal and an assist in a 3-3 tie at Erskine in a Conference Carolinas bout Saturday evening in Due West, S.C.

September 17, 2014
Deeley, Watt Energize Men's Soccer Past Mars Hill, 3-1
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshmen duo Nathan Watt and Thomas Deeley notched a goal and an assist each while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team outmuscled Mars Hill, 3-1, at Tate Field Wednesday evening in Banner Elk, N.C.

September 13, 2014
Smith Sensational, Bobcats Lock Down No. 12 Lander, 3-0
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Smith tallied five points, including two goals, while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer dismantled No. 12 Lander, 3-0, at Tate Field Saturday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.

September 10, 2014
Men's Soccer Drops 2-0 Decision to North Georgia
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team laid on a fury of shots in the waning minutes, but fell 2-0 to North Georgia at Tate Field Wednesday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.

September 9, 2014
Galvani Tabbed Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Player of the Week
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior James Galvani has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his performance last week, the conference office announced Tuesday.

September 6, 2014
Pavlet, Galvani Guides Men's Soccer to Win Against Newberry, 2-0
SALISBURY, N.C. --- Senior James Galvani continued his hot start to the 2014 campaign with a pair of goals in a 17 second span while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team defeated Newberry, 2-0, at Frock Field in Salisbury, N.C. Saturday evening.

September 4, 2014
Galvani Provides Late Heroics, LMC Blanks Catawba in Season Opener, 1-0
SALISBURY, N.C. --- James Galvani kicked off his senior campaign in thrilling fashion when he drilled home a header with 11 seconds remaining in regulation to break a scoreless tie to propel the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory against Catawba Thursday evening at Frock Field in Salisbury, N.C.

August 26, 2014
LMC Men's Soccer Claims Fourth in Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches' Poll
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team was selected to finish fourth in the Conference Carolinas coaches’ preseason poll, the league office announced Tuesday morning.

August 20, 2014
LMC Men's Soccer Conquers Sugar Mountain to Honor Shope
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team climbed Sugar Mountain in Sugar Mountain, N.C., to honor Michael Shope Tuesday afternoon.

July 16, 2014
Men's Soccer Adds Eight More to 2014 Roster
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Eight student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s soccer in the fall of 2014, announced head coach Lee Squires Wednesday afternoon.

July 7, 2014
Men's Soccer Signs Six for Upcoming Season
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Six student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s soccer in the fall of 2014, announced head coach Lee Squires Monday afternoon.

June 17, 2014
LMC Men's Soccer Announces Fall Slate
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae men’s soccer coach Lee Squires is pleased to announce the Bobcats schedule for the 2014 season, the team announced Tuesday morning.