BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs will be back in action this weekend when they head to Charlotte to compete in the three-day Fall Frenzy Invitational. This meet will take place at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs continued to show substantial progress Saturday as they took on Carson-Newman in a non-conference meet. Several new personal and season bests were set for the Bobcats on the day.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs made a bit of history Saturday afternoon in Greensboro as both the men’s and women’s squads collected their first overall team victories in their inaugural season. The men’s team defeated Greensboro College 67-28, while the women’s team also defeated GC, 36-35.
MARS HILL, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs dropped a pair of contests to Mars Hill Saturday afternoon. The women’s team fell to Lions by a final score of 172-39, while the men’s squad dropped a 157-77 decision to MHU. Individually, the Bobcats collected six event wins on the day.
BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College men’s and women’s swimming teams hosted the first youth swim lessons to elementary-aged children in the Banner Elk community this afternoon (Thursday, Oct. 18).
BRISTOL, Va. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams wrapped up their first-ever meet Saturday morning in Bristol, Virginia. Overall, the Bobcats won five different events with three of those wins coming from the men’s team and the other two from the women’s squad.
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams will compete in their first-ever meets Saturday in Bristol, Virginia. The Bobcats will compete against fellow Conference Carolinas foe King University and Milligan College in a tri-meet. The events are scheduled to get underway at 9:30 a.m. from Virginia High School.
HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s swimming team was picked to finish fifth in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll the league office announced Friday afternoon. The Bobcats, who are set to begin their inaugural season next week, are figured to be led by JD McCray, Arsham Mirzaei and Javier Sanchez. Those three swimmers were picked as swimmers to watch for the team in 2018-19.
BANNER ELK, N.C. – Lees-McRae College’s Head Swimming Coach Sean Weddell announced the hiring of Hannah Snyder as an assistant coach Wednesday afternoon. Snyder, who recently graduated from Appalachian State with a Master’s Degree in exercise science, will be an integral part of the brand new swimming programs for Lees-McRae. Both programs are set to begin their first year of competition in a couple weeks.
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams unveiled their schedules for their first-ever seasons Friday afternoon. Overall, the Bobcats are scheduled to compete in nine different meets running from October to early February.