Men's Cross Country

  • Men’s Cross Country finishes 11th at the NCAA Southeast Regionals
    November 04, 2017
    WINGATE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s cross country team posted an 11th place finish out of 23 teams at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships Saturday morning in Wingate, N.C. LMC finished behind only Mount Olive, who finished first, among Conference Carolinas schools in the event.
  • Men’s Cross Country ranked No. 10 in the Southeast Regional Rankings
    October 24, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS – For the second time this season, the Lees-McRae College men’s cross country team is ranked in the USTFCCCA Southeast Regional Rankings the organization announced Tuesday afternoon. The Bobcats check in 10th in the rankings behind just Mount Olive among Conference Carolinas institutions.
  • Men finish 2nd and Women finish 9th at the Conference Carolinas Cross Country Championships
    October 20, 2017
    CONCORD, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country programs competed at the 2017 Conference Carolinas Cross Country Championships Friday afternoon in Concord, N.C. The men’s team finished second behind only Mount Olive, while the women’s squad placed ninth out of 10 teams.
  • Cross Country preps for the Conference Carolinas Championships Friday
    October 18, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country teams will take part in the 2017 Conference Carolinas Championships this Friday at Frank Liske Park in Concord, N.C. The women’s race is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. with the men’s race to follow at 4 p.m.
  • Seven LMC Cross Country Runners named Academic All-Conference
    October 17, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Seven members of the Lees-McRae College cross country programs have been named to the Academic All-Conference teams the league office announced Tuesday. Lane Graves, Shawn Graves, Brett Page and Austin Thompson were named to the squad from the men’s team, while Makayla Estep, Kaitlyn Gearing and Jordyn Halvorsen were named from the women’s team. The seven honorees was the most of any Conference Carolinas institution this season.
  • Thompson and Capps pace Cross Country in final race of the regular season
    October 07, 2017
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country teams competed in their final races before the conference championships Saturday in Greenville, South Carolina. The men’s team finished ahead of five Conference Carolinas opponents en route to a fourth place finish, while the women’s squad finished ninth out of nine teams.
  • Cross Country closes out regular season Saturday in Greenville
    October 05, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country teams will close out their regular seasons Saturday at the Gene Mullin Cross Country Invitational in Greenville, South Carolina. Both races will occur at Furman University’s golf course with the women’s race beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the men’s race following at 9 a.m.
  • Cross Country turns in strong showing at the Bulldog Stampede Saturday
    September 23, 2017
    WINGATE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country programs turned in strong performances Saturday morning at Wingate University’s Bulldog Stampede. The men’s team finished sixth among 15 teams, while the women’s squad placed 15th out of 19 schools.
  • Cross Country set to compete in the Bulldog Stampede Saturday morning
    September 22, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country teams will travel to Wingate, N.C. Saturday to compete in the seventh annual Wingate University Bulldog Stampede. The women’s 6K race will begin at 9 a.m. with the men’s 10K race will follow at 9:45 a.m.
  • Austin Thompson named Conference Carolinas Runner of the Week
    September 18, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College’s Austin Thompson was named the Conference Carolinas Runner of the Week Tuesday morning by the league office. Thompson is the first Bobcat to receive this honor since October 9, 2013 when Tyler Dunn earned the accolade.
  • 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.
  • Cross Country heads to Boone this weekend for the Mountain to Sea Duals
    September 15, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country programs will travel to Boone, N.C. for the second time in three weeks on Saturday as they will compete in the Mountain to Sea Duals. Both races will take place at the State Farm fields/Kennedy trails course in Boone. The 5K women’s race will begin at 10 a.m. with the men’s race 8K race following at 10:35 a.m.
  • Cross Country wraps up its first race of the 2017 season Friday in Boone
    September 01, 2017
    BOONE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country programs competed in the Covered Bridge Open Friday evening in Boone, N.C. The men’s squad finished 9th out of 12 teams, while the women’s team was 12th out 12 squads out of a field made up of Division I and II programs.
  • Men’s Cross Country ranked 10th in the USTFCCA Division II Southeast Regional Rankings
    August 29, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Lees-McRae College men’s cross country team was ranked 10th in the Preseason USTFCCA Southeast Regional Rankings the organization announced Tuesday afternoon. It marks the first time the Bobcats have been included in the regional rankings in the preseason since 2010.
  • Lees-McRae’s cross country teams picked second and ninth in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll
    August 28, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country programs were selected second and ninth in their respective Conference Carolinas Preseason Polls the league office announced Monday afternoon. The men’s team received the second place nod, while the women’s squad was tabbed ninth in the poll.
  • LMC Cross Country teams announce their 2017 schedules Monday
    June 19, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country programs announced their respective 2017 schedules Monday afternoon. Both the men’s and women’s teams will compete in six races this fall with the first occurring Sept. 1 in Boone, N.C. at the Covered Bridge Run.
  • 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.
  • 147 LMC Student-Athletes Named to Conference Carolinas Spring 2016 Presidential Honor Roll
    June 01, 2016
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- 147 Lees-McRae student-athletes were named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for Spring 2016, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.
  • 33 LMC Student-Athletes Inducted to Chi Alpha Sigma North Carolina Beta Chapter
    May 11, 2016
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. --- 33 Lees-McRae student-athletes were inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma North Carolina Beta Chapter, the organization announced Wednesday.
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