Bernal Signs with Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, NC--Jon Bernal, from Oak Hill, VA, has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) with Lees-McRae College in the sports of men's cross country and track and field.

Bernal, a standout athlete at Oakton High School, was a member of the Oakton 2005 Virginia State Champion cross country team. He was third team All-Districts and lettered four years at Oakton.

"Jon is a quiet guy, who can really make things happen for us next fall," said Coach Craig McPhail. "I look for him to really enjoy the college distances of 8k and 10k in races."

Jon is the son of Marlys Bernal.

Jon is going to major in Criminal Justice at Lees-McRae.

Lees-McRae College is a four-year, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences, located in the fame high country of Western North Carolina, near the base of Grandfather Mountain between the Beech and Sugar Ski Resorts.