Men's Swimming

2018-19 Men's Swimming News

  • Swimming heads to Charlotte for a three-day meet this weekend
    November 15, 2018
    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.
  • Swimming shows promise at Carson-Newman on Saturday
    November 10, 2018
    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.
  • Swimming picks up a pair of victories on the road at Greensboro College
    October 27, 2018
    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.
  • LMC Swimming travels to Greensboro College on Saturday
    October 26, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams will return to action Saturday as they will travel to take on Greensboro College. LMC and GC are scheduled to get underway at 1 p.m.
  • Swimming falls twice at Mars Hill
    October 20, 2018
    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.
  • LMC Swimming heads to Mars Hill on Saturday
    October 19, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs will head out on the road Saturday to take on Mars Hill. Start time for the meet between the Lions and Bobcats is set for 2 p.m.
  • Swimming Teams Host Youth Swim Lessons for the Banner Elk Community
    October 18, 2018
    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).
  • Swimming wraps up first ever meet Saturday in Bristol
    October 06, 2018
    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.
  • LMC Swimming starts its first ever season Saturday in Bristol
    October 05, 2018
    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.
  • Men’s Swimming picked to finish fifth in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll
    September 28, 2018
    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.
  • Hannah Snyder hired as Assistant Swimming Coach
    September 26, 2018
    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.
  • Lees-McRae Swimming releases its inaugural schedule Friday
    September 21, 2018
    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.