2013 Softball News

  • Girls Softball Team Camp canceled
    July 03, 2013
    Girls Softball Team Camp canceled BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Girls Softball Team Camp, scheduled to be hosted by the Lees-McRae College softball program from July 8 through the 11th, has been canceled announced head coach Merritt Yackey Wednesday.
  • Royals hold for sweep of Bobcats
    April 14, 2013
    Royals hold for sweep of Bobcats CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) and Brooke Sheridan (Rosman, N.C.) each tallied two hits, and Kierstie Moon (Oxford, Ga.) drove in two runs to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Sunday afternoon, as Queens University of Charlotte held on for a 3-2 victory in game two to sweep a Conference Carolinas doubleheader.
  • Crusaders rally for sweep of Bobcats
    April 13, 2013
    Crusaders rally for sweep of Bobcats BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lori Fulmer (Prosperity, S.C.) tallied three hits to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team on Saturday afternoon, as North Greenville University rallied from an early deficit in game two en route to a doubleheader sweep of the Bobcats in Conference Carolinas play at the Bobcat Softball Field.
  • Fleet hold off Bobcats in league battle
    April 11, 2013
    Fleet hold off Bobcats in league battle BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) and Jessica Smith (Gastonia, N.C.) each tallied three hits to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Thursday afternoon, as Erskine College plated nine runs on 21 base knocks to edge the Bobcats with a doubleheader sweep in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Erskine doubleheader rescheduled for Thursday, April 11
    April 10, 2013
    Erskine doubleheader rescheduled for Thursday, April 11 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Erskine College, originally scheduled for March 26, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 11, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Wednesday. The twin-bill will begin at 1 p.m. due to the threat of inclement weather.
  • Falcons rally for sweep of Bobcats
    April 07, 2013
    Falcons rally for sweep of Bobcats BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Hanna Huckabee (Oak Ridge, N.C.) drove in two runs, and Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) tallied three hits to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Sunday afternoon, as Pfeiffer University rallied for a doubleheader sweep in Conference Carolinas play at the Bobcat Softball Field.
  • Cobras rally for sweep of Bobcats
    April 06, 2013
    Cobras rally for sweep of Bobcats BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Amanda Decker (Apex, N.C.) recorded four hits to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Saturday afternoon, as Coker College rallied for a doubleheader sweep of the Bobcats in Conference Carolinas play.
  • King rallies for sweep of Bobcats
    April 03, 2013
    King rallies for sweep of Bobcats BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Hanna Huckabee (Oak Ridge, N.C.) tallied three hits, including two doubles, and Hollie Crickenberger (Boydton, Va.) tossed six and two-thirds shutout innings in game one, as the King College softball team rallied for doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae College on Wednesday evening in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Lenoir-Rhyne twin-bill postponed
    April 01, 2013
    Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Lenoir-Rhyne twin-bill postponed BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Tuesday’s scheduled softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Lenoir-Rhyne University has been postponed due to poor field conditions, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail. No makeup date has been determined as of yet.
  • Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Erskine twin-bill postponed
    March 25, 2013
    Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Erskine twin-bill postponed BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Tuesday’s scheduled Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Erskine College has been rescheduled due to the threat of inclement weather, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Monday. No makeup date has been determined as of yet.
  • Trojans hold off Bobcats for twin-bill sweep
    March 25, 2013
    Trojans hold off Bobcats for twin-bill sweep MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Kierstie Moon (Oxford, Ga.) clubbed her second career home run, and Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) surrendered just one earned run in six innings of work to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader on Monday afternoon against Mount Olive College, as the Trojans swept the twin-bill.
  • Decker, Fulmer pace Bobcats to split with Barton
    March 23, 2013
    Decker, Fulmer pace Bobcats to split with Barton WILSON, N.C. --- Amanda Decker (Apex, N.C.) launched her first career home run and Lori Fulmer (Prosperity, S.C.) scored three runs to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split with Barton College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon.
  • Sunday's Lees-McRae/Mount Olive twin-bill rescheduled
    March 22, 2013
    Sunday's Lees-McRae/Mount Olive twin-bill rescheduled MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Sunday’s scheduled Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Mount Olive College has been rescheduled for Monday, March 25 announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail. The twin-bill is slated to begin at 2 p.m.
  • Bobcats walk off with split against Concord
    March 20, 2013
    Bobcats walk off with split against Concord BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lauren Lewis (Concord, N.C.) capped a five-run rally with a walk-off single in game one, and Brooke Sheridan (Rosman, N.C.) crossed the plate four times to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split with Concord University in the Bobcats’ home opener on Wednesday afternoon at the Bobcat Softball Field.
  • Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Concord twin-bill rescheduled
    March 18, 2013
    Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Concord twin-bill rescheduled BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Tuesday’s scheduled softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Concord University has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 20 due to the threat of inclement weather, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail. The twin-bill will begin at 3 p.m. at the Bobcat Softball Field.
  • Bobcats drop pair at Rebel Spring Games
    March 15, 2013
    Bobcats drop pair at Rebel Spring Games KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- Lori Fulmer (Prosperity, S.C.) and Kierstie Moon (Oxford, Ga.) each tallied two hits, as the Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of contests to Tiffin University and Wayne State University (Mich.) on Friday at the Rebel Spring Games.
  • Bobcats earn Spring Games split on Lagle's walk-off grand slam
    March 13, 2013
    Bobcats earn Spring Games split on Lagle's walk-off grand slam KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- Sophomore Brooke Sheridan (Rosman, N.C.) tallied three hits, and freshman Sadie Lagle (Harmony, N.C.) launched a walk-off grand slam in game two to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a twin-bill split against Ferris State University and Minnesota State Mankato at the Rebel Spring Games on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Panthers rally for 6-3 win over Bobcats
    March 12, 2013
    Panthers rally for 6-3 win over Bobcats KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- The Adelphi University softball team rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to defeat Lees-McRae College by a tally of 6-3 on Tuesday on the second day of the Rebel Spring Games, after the Bobcats' first game of the day against Ashland University was canceled due to inclement weather.
  • Bobcats walk off with split on day one of Rebel Spring Games
    March 11, 2013
    Bobcats walk off with split on day one of Rebel Spring Games KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- Sophomore Amanda Decker (Apex, N.C.) went 3-for-6 with a triple and a walk-off RBI single to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a split with Northwood University (Mich.) and Minnesota State Moorhead on Monday on the first day of the Rebel Spring Games.
  • Saints rally for twin-bill sweep of Bobcats
    March 09, 2013
    Saints rally for twin-bill sweep of Bobcats GAFFNEY, S.C. --- The Limestone College softball team rallied from an early deficit in game one, and held on for a hard-fought victory in the night cap to sweep Lees-McRae College in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.
  • Bobcats split twin-bill with Mars Hill
    March 04, 2013
    Bobcats split twin-bill with Mars Hill MARS HILL, N.C. --- Jessica Smith (Gastonia, N.C.) tallied three hits and drove in two runs to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split with Mars Hill College on Monday afternoon in non-conference play.
  • Crickenberger paces Bobcats to split with Belmont Abbey
    March 02, 2013
    Crickenberger paces Bobcats to split with Belmont Abbey BELMONT, N.C. --- Junior Hollie Crickenberger (Boydton, Va.) turned in another masterful performance in the circle on Saturday, holding Belmont Abbey College to just one earned run in 11 innings of work to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split in the Bobcats’ Conference Carolinas opener.
  • Crickenberger shines in doubleheader split with Brevard
    February 25, 2013
    Crickenberger shines in doubleheader split with Brevard BREVARD, N.C. --- Holli Crickenberger (Boydton, Va.) held Brevard College to just one unearned run in 10 innings of work, and Hanna Huckabee (Oak Ridge, N.C.) drove in two runs on four hits to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split against the Tornado in non-conference action on Monday afternoon.
  • Eagles sweep twin-bill from Bobcats
    February 20, 2013
    Eagles sweep twin-bill from Bobcats JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- The Carson-Newman College softball team held visiting Lees-McRae College to two runs on six hits en route to a doubleheader sweep in non-conference play on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Railsplitters blank Bobcats in non-conference twin-bill
    February 14, 2013
    Railsplitters blank Bobcats in non-conference twin-bill HARROGATE, Tenn. --- The Lincoln Memorial University softball team held Lees-McRae College to just five hits en route to a doubleheader sweep in non-conference play on Thursday afternoon.
  • Lees-McRae drops pair at Pirate Spring Invitational
    February 10, 2013
    Lees-McRae drops pair at Pirate Spring Invitational SAVANNAH, Ga. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of hard-fought contests to Tusculum College and Armstrong Atlantic State University on Sunday afternoon on the second day of the Hampton Inn North Pirate Spring Invitational.
  • Bobcats drop pair at Pirate Spring Invitational
    February 09, 2013
    Bobcats drop pair at Pirate Spring Invitational SAVANNAH, Ga. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games against Tusculum College and No. 20 Armstrong Atlantic State University on Saturday afternoon on the first day of the Hampton Inn North Pirate Spring Invitational.
  • Trojans blank Bobcats in doubleheader sweep
    February 03, 2013
    Trojans blank Bobcats in doubleheader sweep ANDERSON, S.C. --- The Anderson University softball team held Lees-McRae College to three hits en route to a doubleheader sweep on Sunday afternoon in non-conference play.
  • Bobcats drop season-opening twinbill to Newberry
    February 02, 2013
    Bobcats drop season-opening twinbill to Newberry NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Junior Alison Armstrong (Bellingham, Mass.) launched her first career home run to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team, as the Bobcats dropped a non-conference doubleheader to Newberry College on Saturday afternoon to open their season.
  • Billings signs to play softball at Lees-McRae
    January 07, 2013
    Billings signs to play softball at Lees-McRae RANDLEMAN, N.C. —Taylor Billings, a senior at Randleman High School, signed to play softball at Lees McRae College in Banner Elk. She has received academic and athletic scholarships and plans to study to be a nurse practitioner.
  • Bobcats volunteer with local Raising A Reader program
    December 13, 2012
    Bobcats volunteer with local Raising A Reader program BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team has continued its busy fall in the local community by partnering with Avery County Smart Start to prepare materials for the Raising A Reader program, a project which assists child development centers and family childcare homes in Avery County help children learn to read.
  • Bobcats active in the community at Healthy Halloween
    December 06, 2012
    Bobcats active in the community at Healthy Halloween BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team continues to be a positive influence in the local community this fall, expanding its outreach efforts several weeks ago by coordinating the Annual Healthy Halloween event, which was co-sponsored by the Avery County Smart Start and the Avery County Health Department.