Men's Volleyball

2014 Men's Volleyball News

  • Bobcats Bounced by Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas Quarterfinals, 3-1
    April 09, 2014
    Bobcats Bounced by Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas Quarterfinals, 3-1 MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Senior Matt Harpenau capped off his highly-touted LMC career with 14 kills while LMC notched 11 total team blocks in a 14-25, 18-25, 25-21, 21-25 loss to No. 3 Mount Olive in the Conference Carolinas Men’s Volleyball Quarterfinals at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C. on Wednesday evening.
  • LMC Takes Erskine to Wire; Falls 3-1 on Senior Day
    April 05, 2014
    LMC Takes Erskine to Wire; Falls 3-1 on Senior Day BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Seniors Matt Harpenau and Kevin Morrison made the most of their final home game while each accumulated double-digit kills, but LMC fell short in a tightly-contested battle against Erskine, 25-23, 24-26, 22-25, 24-26, on Senior Day Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Bobcats End Up on Short End Against Limestone, 3-0
    April 04, 2014
    Bobcats End Up on Short End Against Limestone, 3-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior duo of Matt Harpenau (14) and Randy Ramirez (12) registered double-digit kills, but LMC fell in a close battle with Limestone, 21-25, 22-25, 24-26, in Conference Carolinas action Friday night at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Bobcats Drop Match to Pfeiffer, 3-0
    March 29, 2014
    Bobcats Drop Match to Pfeiffer, 3-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball squad fell victim to a balanced attack by Pfeiffer while getting swept, 23-25, 24-26, 19-25, in Conference Carolinas play Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Suffers Loss at King, 3-1
    March 26, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Suffers Loss at King, 3-1 BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Brady Markle notched a match-high 23 kills while senior Efrain Negron impressed defensively with 13 digs, but LMC fell to an emotionally-charged King squad, 25-22, 18-25, 22-25, 19-25, in Conference Carolinas men’s volleyball action Wednesday evening at the Student Center in Bristol, Tenn.
  • Men's Volleyball Stumbles Against Barton, 3-2
    March 22, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Stumbles Against Barton, 3-2 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Matt Harpenau cranked out a match-high 20 kills while LMC hit better than .450 in consecutive sets, but fell in a five-set battle to Barton, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19, 19-15, 8-15, in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls Short in Five-Set Thriller to Mount Olive
    March 21, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Falls Short in Five-Set Thriller to Mount Olive BANNER ELK, N.C. --- A trio of Lees-McRae men’s volleyball players registered double-digit kills, but LMC fell in a five-set thriller to Mount Olive, 25-23, 15-25, 23-25, 25-16, 15-12, in front of a raucous crowd in Williams Gymnasium Friday evening in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls at No. 13 Ball State, 3-1
    March 15, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Falls at No. 13 Ball State, 3-1 MUNCIE, Ind. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Brady Markle notched a team-high 11 kills, but LMC fell to No. 13 Ball State, 19-25, 19-25, 29-27, 3-25, in its final nonconference match of the year at Worthen Arena in Muncie, Ind. Saturday evening.
  • No. 12 IPFW Thwarts LMC, 3-0
    March 14, 2014
    No. 12 IPFW Thwarts LMC, 3-0 FORT WAYNE, Ind. --- Lees-McRae senior Matt Harpenau (15) and sophomore Brady Markle (11) registered double digit kills, but LMC fell 11-25, 22-25, 15-25 to No. 12 IPFW in nonconference action Friday night at Gates Sports Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Bobcats Fall Short at Erskine, 3-1
    March 08, 2014
    Bobcats Fall Short at Erskine, 3-1 DUE WEST, S.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Matt Harpenau and sophomore Brady Markle registered a dozen kills each while LMC took the first set, but fell in the final three, 25-18, 19-25, 19-25, 21-25, to Erskine at Belk Arena in Due West, S.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Suffers Sweep at Limestone, 3-0
    March 07, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Suffers Sweep at Limestone, 3-0 GAFFNEY, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team couldn’t find its offensive rhythm in the first two sets while falling at Limestone, 20-25, 15-25, 21-25, in Conference Carolinas action Friday evening at the Timken Center in Gaffney, S.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Stays Hot; Wins Two at Coker Tournament
    March 01, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Stays Hot; Wins Two at Coker Tournament HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Matt Harpenau racked up 36 kills in two games while LMC swept Sacred Heart, 3-0, before downing Coker, 3-1, at the Coker Tournament Saturday afternoon at the Timberlake Lawton Gymnasium in Hartsville, S.C.
  • Negron, Harpenau Lead Dominating Bobcat Performance Over Belmont Abbey, 3-0
    February 25, 2014
    Negron, Harpenau Lead Dominating Bobcat Performance Over Belmont Abbey, 3-0 BELMONT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Matt Harpenau crushed a match-high 19 kills and senior teammate Efrain Negron collected a season-high 21 digs while LMC swept Belmont Abbey for the second time this season, 25-17, 30-28, 25-8, Tuesday night in Conference Carolinas action at the Wheeler Center in Belmont, N.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls at NJIT, 3-1
    February 22, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Falls at NJIT, 3-1 NEWARK, N.J. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Brady Markle delivered a match-high 20 kills, but LMC struggled offensively in a 25-21, 19-25, 17-25, 17-25 loss at NJIT in nonconference action at the Fleisher Center in Newark, N.J.
  • Men's Volleyball Stuffs Rutgers-Newark; Pushes Streak to Four, 3-0
    February 21, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Stuffs Rutgers-Newark; Pushes Streak to Four, 3-0 NEWARK, N.J. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Brady Markle smashed a game-high 13 kills and senior Matt Harpenau tallied six block assists while LMC dominated on both sides of the ball in a sweep of Rutgers-Newark, 25-19, 25-21, 25-21, Friday evening at The Golden Dome in Newark, N.J.
  • Balanced Attack Keeps Men's Volleyball Perfect at Home, 3-0
    February 18, 2014
    Balanced Attack Keeps Men's Volleyball Perfect at Home, 3-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball used a balanced attack while collecting its third consecutive win on its way to a sweep of King University, 25-17, 25-19, 25-23, in Conference Carolinas action Tuesday night at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Offense Serves LMC Past Coker, 3-1
    February 15, 2014
    Offense Serves LMC Past Coker, 3-1 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team had five players register at least five kills during an impressive offensive display while LMC hit .390 on the day in a 25-17, 25-22, 23-25, 25-18 win against Coker in nonconference play Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Markle, Harpenau Register 20 Kills; LMC Staves Off Pfeiffer, 3-2
    February 14, 2014
    Markle, Harpenau Register 20 Kills; LMC Staves Off Pfeiffer, 3-2 MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- Senior Matt Harpenau (21) and sophomore Brady Markle (20) registered at least 20 kills while LMC held off a furious rally to win an exciting five-set bout against Conference Carolina foe Pfeiffer, 25-21, 25-19, 18-25, 23-25, 20-18 Friday afternoon at Merner Gym in Misenheimer, N.C.
  • Freshmen Duo Excel in Bobcat Sweep of Milligan, 3-0
    February 11, 2014
    Freshmen Duo Excel in Bobcat Sweep of Milligan, 3-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The freshmen duo of Gabriel Rivera and Keenan Freitas paced a strong-minded Lees-McRae defensive effort while LMC held Milligan to a hitting percentage of -.014 in a sweep, 25-16, 25-19, 25-12, in an exhibition match Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls in Five-Set Thriller at Barton
    February 08, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Falls in Five-Set Thriller at Barton WILSON, N.C. --- Senior Matt Harpenau dominated with a season-high 21 kills, but a shaky first set loomed large while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball game lost a heartbreaking five-set thriller, 15-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-19, 15-17 at Barton in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at the Dog House in Wilson, N.C.
  • LMC Swept at Mount Olive, 3-0
    February 07, 2014
    LMC Swept at Mount Olive, 3-0 MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team stumbled out of the gate and was unable to recover on its way to being swept, 20-25, 15-25, 26-28, by Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas action Friday night at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C.
  • Bobcats Cruise Past Belmont Abbey, 3-0
    February 04, 2014
    Bobcats Cruise Past Belmont Abbey, 3-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team hit .545 in the second set and held Belmont Abbey below .000 in the final two sets on its way to a 25-21, 25-11, 25-15, sweep Tuesday evening in Conference Carolinas action at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Bobcats Dominate McKendree in Sweep, 3-0
    February 01, 2014
    Bobcats Dominate McKendree in Sweep, 3-0 ST. CHARLES, Mo. --- Senior Kevin Morrison recorded a match-high 13 kills while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball impressed on both sides of the ball on its way to a sweep of McKendree, 25-17, 25-21, 25-13, to conclude play at the Lindenwood Classic Saturday morning at Robert F. Hyland Arena in St. Charles, Mo.
  • Men's Volleyball Earns Split at Lindenwood Classic
    January 31, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Earns Split at Lindenwood Classic ST. CHARLES, Mo. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team split a pair of matches on the opening night of the Lindenwood Classic while winning a five-set thriller against Quincy in the opener, before losing 3-0 to host-Lindenwood in the night cap Friday evening at Robert F. Hyland Arena in St. Charles, Mo.
  • Bobcats Maneuver Past St. Francis in Thriller, 3-2
    January 25, 2014
    Bobcats Maneuver Past St. Francis in Thriller, 3-2 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Brady Markle and senior Matt Harpenau recorded double digit kills while the LMC men’s volleyball team won a five-set thriller, 3-2, against St. Francis (PA) Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Volleyball Postponed Due to Travel Issues
    January 24, 2014
    Men's Volleyball Postponed Due to Travel Issues BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball Conference Carolina match against Belmont Abbey has been postponed due to travel issues. The match was slated to begin at 7 p.m. at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Winter Storm Postpones Men's Volleyball Match
    January 21, 2014
    Winter Storm Postpones Men's Volleyball Match BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball exhibition match against Milligan has been postponed due a winter storm in the area. Opening serve was slated for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Senior Duo Propels LMC to Victory at Mount St. Joseph, 3-1
    January 18, 2014
    Senior Duo Propels LMC to Victory at Mount St. Joseph, 3-1 CINCINNATI, Ohio --- Lees-McRae men’s volleyball senior duo Randy Ramirez and Matt Harpenau ignited an effective offensive attack while LMC downed Mount St. Joseph, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-14 to collect its first victory of the 2014 campaign at Harrington Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Bobcats Swept in Opener at No. 15 Ohio State, 3-0
    January 17, 2014
    Bobcats Swept in Opener at No. 15 Ohio State, 3-0 COLUMBUS, Ohio --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell behind early in each set of its season opener and dropped a 3-0 decision to No. 15 Ohio State, 12-25, 12-25, 14-25 at St. John’s Arena in Columbus, Ohio Friday evening.
  • Bobcats Men's Volleyball Tabbed Fifth in Conference Carolina Coaches' Poll
    January 13, 2014
    Bobcats Men's Volleyball Tabbed Fifth in Conference Carolina Coaches' Poll HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team was tabbed to finish fifth in the Conference Carolina coaches’ poll for the 2014 season, the conference office announced Monday afternoon.
  • Kadija Fornah named assistant volleyball coach at Lees-McRae
    August 07, 2013
    Kadija Fornah named assistant volleyball coach at Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Kadija Fornah has been named the new assistant men and women's volleyball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Dave Schmidlin Wednesday.