Men's Cross Country

2016 Men's Cross Country News

  • Thompson paces Lees-McRae Cross Country at the Mountain to Sea Duals Saturday in Boone
    September 16, 2017
    BOONE, N.C. – Junior Austin Thompson paced all of Lees-McRae College’s cross country runners Saturday morning at the Mountain Sea Duals in Boone, N.C. Thompson ran a time of 26:58.48, which is the 19th-fastest time in program history. Overall, the men’s team finished eighth out of nine teams Saturday, while the women’s team was ninth out of nine squads competing.
  • Austin Thompson & LMC Men’s Cross Country Team earn USTFCCCA Academic Honors
    February 13, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Sophomore Austin Thompson and the Lees-McRae College men’s cross country program were honored recently with academic honors from the USTFCCCA. Thompson was named to the All-Academic squad, while the men’s cross country squad was one of 115 men’s programs to earn All-Academic Team honors.
  • LMC Cross Country finishes 11th at the Southeast Regional
    November 05, 2016
    MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Lees-McRae College Cross Country program wrapped up its 2016 season with an 11th place finish at the Southeast Regional in Montevallo, Ala. Saturday morning. It marked the best finish for the Bobcats in a regional since notching an eighth place finish in 2010.
  • Thompson paces LMC Cross Country at the Conference Carolinas Championships
    October 21, 2016
    BELMONT, N.C. – Sophomore Austin Thompson finished fifth to lead the Lees-McRae College men’s cross country team to a second place finish at the Conference Carolinas Championships Friday. On the women’s side, the Bobcats finished 10th.
  • LMC Cross Country competed at the Royals Challenge on Friday
    October 07, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country teams competed at the Royals Challenge Friday evening in Charlotte, N.C. The women finished 35th out of 40 teams that competed, while the men came in 23rd out of 39 squads.
  • Inaugural "Meet with Mister" Provides Priceless Knowledge
    September 20, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The first episode of “Meet with Mister” was a success last week as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Keith “Mister” Jennings held his first athletic department town hall meeting in the Bobcat Club Film Room. Each month ‘Mister’ will bring in coaches and student-athletes to talk about various topics and help continue to promote the comradery of Lees-McRae athletics, but also the experience of intercollegiate athletics.
  • Thompson, S. Graves Finish in Top 5 at Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational
    September 09, 2016
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Four Lees-McRae men’s cross country runners finished in the top seven while participating at the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational Friday evening in Hickory, N.C.
  • LMC Cross Country Competes at Covered Bridge Run to Open Season
    September 02, 2016
    BOONE, N.C. --- Austin Thompson and Jordyn Halvorsen led their respective squads while the Lees-McRae cross country teams competed in a challenging Covered Bridge Run Friday evening in Boone, N.C.
  • Feimster Named LMC's Strength and Conditioning Coach
    August 30, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Garrett Feimster has been named the strength and conditioning coach at Lees-McRae, announced Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail Tuesday afternoon.
  • LMC Men's Cross Country Tabbed Fourth in Conference Carolinas Coaches' Preseason Poll
    August 25, 2016
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s cross country team was picked fourth in the Conference Carolinas coaches’ preseason poll, the conference office announced Thursday morning.
  • 63 Bobcats Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 19, 2016
    CLEVELAND, OHIO --- 63 Lees-McRae student-athletes are 2015-2016 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award winners, the Division 2 Athletics Association announced Thursday evening.
  • Hall, Tallent Sign with LMC Cross Country/Track & Field
    July 11, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Joshua Hall and Dalton Tallent have signed a National Letter of Intent to participate on the Lees-McRae track and field and cross country team, announced head coach Ley Fletcher Monday afternoon.
  • LMC Cross Country Releases 2016 Schedule
    June 28, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae cross country program released its 2016 slate Tuesday morning, announced head coach Ley Fletcher.