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.
LMC will begin its inaugural season on October 6 with a short trip to Bristol, Tennessee to compete in a Tri-Meet against Milligan and King. After a week off, the Bobcats will travel to Mars Hill (Oct. 20) and Greensboro College (Oct. 27) to close out their first month of competition.
As the calendar turns to November, the Bobcats will close out the 2018 portion of their schedule with a pair of meets. Lees-McRae will begin the month by taking on Carson-Newman in Knoxville, Tennessee before heading to Charlotte to compete in the three-day Fall Frenzy Invitational.
After the Bobcats return from the holidays, they will have three meets in a span of two weeks. First, Lees-McRae will travel to Emory and Henry (Jan. 12) followed with trips to University of Cumberlands/Thomas Moore (Jan. 18) and to Milligan College (Jan. 26).
Closing out Lees-McRae's first season will be the Conference Carolinas Championships. The event will be held from February 6-9 in Charlotte.