• 11 Lees-McRae Softball players named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes
    October 12, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpich Coaches Association (NFCA) announced that 11 Lees-McRae College softball players earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year. Sarah Beth Ashley, Noel Cassidy, Kara Cunningham, Chelsea Digregorio, Valerie Hickey, Karly McRary, Emily Merriam, Andi Milan, Gabrielle Moyer, Megan Paradise and Kara Travis all received this honor for their work in the classroom.
  • Frank Rosato hired as Athletics Operations Manager and Assistant Softball Coach
    May 24, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College Department of Athletics announced the hiring of Frank Rosato as the new Athletics Operations Manager and Assistant Softball Coach Wednesday afternoon. Rosato will work with transportation, field maintenance and game day operations, while also coaching the outfielders for the softball team.
  • Kara Cunningham named to the Conference Carolinas All-Tournament Team
    April 30, 2017
    BURLINGTON, N.C. – Lees-McRae College softball player Kara Cunningham (Indian Trail, N.C.) was named to the Conference Carolinas All-Tournament Team Sunday afternoon at the conclusion of the conference tournament.
  • Pfeiffer clips Lees-McRae in 10 innings at Conference Carolinas Tournament, 2-1
    April 29, 2017
    BURLINGTON, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team pushed the No. 6 team in the nation to the brink of elimination Saturday afternoon in the Conference Carolinas Tournament. However, the sixth-ranked Falcons edged the Bobcats in 10 innings, 2-1. The loss ends the 2017 season for Lees-McRae, and it finishes it with a record of 15-34.
  • Softball splits a pair of games on day one of the Conference Carolinas Tournament
    April 28, 2017
    BURLINGTON, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team split a pair of games on the first day of the Conference Carolinas softball tournament Friday afternoon. LMC dropped its first game of the day to Pfeiffer, 8-3, but rebounded to knock off Mount Olive by a score of 9-3 to remain alive in the tournament.
  • Softball travels to Burlington this weekend for the Conference Carolinas Tournament
    April 27, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team will travel to Burlington, N.C. this weekend to compete in the Conference Carolinas softball tournament. The Bobcats, who drew the No. 8 seed, will take on top-seeded Pfeiffer to open play in the tournament Friday. First pitch is set for 1 p.m.
  • Seven LMC Softball players named to the Academic All-Conference Team
    April 24, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team had seven of its players recognized Monday with Academic All-Conference honors. Sarah Beth Ashley, Noel Cassidy, Alix Green, Valerie Hickey, Andi Milan, Megan Paradise and Kara Travis were the seven Bobcats who received the honor.
  • Bobcats fall twice to North Greenville Saturday afternoon
    April 22, 2017
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of games to close out its 2017 regular season Saturday to North Greenville by scores of 3-0 and 12-4. The losses move LMC’s record to 14-32 overall and 6-16 in conference play.
  • Softball travels to North Greenville Saturday to close out regular season
    April 21, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team will close out its regular season Saturday when it heads to North Greenville for a Conference Carolinas doubleheader. The games, which were originally to be played in Banner Elk but were moved due to weather, are scheduled to get underway at 1 p.m.
  • Pitching leads King to a doubleheader sweep of the Bobcats Tuesday
    April 11, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team lost both ends of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon to King (TN) University. The Bobcats fell in game one by a score of 6-1 and dropped game two in five innings by an 8-0 final score. LMC is now 14-30 overall and 6-14 in conference play with the results Tuesday.
  • Bobcats welcome King (TN) to Banner Elk Tuesday
    April 10, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team will start the stretch run of the 2017 season Tuesday when it hosts King (TN) University in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader. First pitch between the Bobcats and the Tornado is slated for 2 p.m.
  • Softball picks up a split on the road at Barton Sunday
    April 09, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team split a pair of games on the road Sunday at Barton. LMC shutout the Bulldogs 6-0 in the first contest, but Barton rebounded to blank the Bobcats in game two by an 8-0 score in six innings.
  • Mount Olive takes two from the Bobcats Saturday
    April 08, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of games Saturday afternoon to Mount Olive by scores of 8-2 and 7-2. With the results Saturday, LMC’s record moves to 13-27 overall and 5-11 in Conference Carolinas action.
  • Softball has six games on tap this week
    April 03, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team has a trio of Conference Carolinas doubleheaders this week. LMC will start the week with pair of games against King (TN) University at home before traveling Mount Olive Saturday and Barton Sunday. Tuesday’s and Saturday’s games will begin at 2 p.m., while Sunday’s are scheduled for a 1 p.m. first pitch.
  • Softball picks up a split against Southern Wesleyan Saturday
    April 01, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team picked up a split in a doubleheader against Southern Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats dropped game one by the score of 5-3, but they rebounded to win game two, 6-3. With the results Saturday, LMC’s record to 13-25 overall and 5-9 in conference play.
  • Softball welcomes Southern Wesleyan to Banner Elk Saturday
    March 30, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team will take on Conference Carolinas foe Southern Wesleyan in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Banner Elk. The doubleheader is set to begin at 2 p.m.
  • No. 9 Pfeiffer takes two from LMC Saturday
    March 25, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of games to No. 9 Pfeiffer Saturday afternoon at the LMC Softball Field. The Bobcats drop to 12-24 overall and 4-8 with the defeats Saturday.
  • Softball picks up a split against Belmont Abbey Friday
    March 24, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team picked up a split in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader Friday against Belmont Abbey College. Lees-McRae won the first game of the day, 9-3, but dropped game two by a score of 9-6. With the results from Friday, the Bobcats’ record now stands at 12-22 overall and 4-6 in league action.
  • Softball opens home schedule with a split against Converse Tuesday
    March 21, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team opened its home schedule Tuesday with a split against Converse College. The Valkyries won game one by a score of 2-1, but LMC rebounded to take game two, 2-0.
  • LMC Softball has eight home games on tap this week
    March 20, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – After playing the first 30 games of its season on the road, the Lees-McRae College softball team will make its debut on its home field this week with eight games over the span of six days beginning Tuesday. LMC will begin the week with a twin bill against Converse Tuesday before taking on Belmont Abbey Friday, Pfeiffer Saturday and Columbia (S.C.) on Sunday. The games on Tuesday and Saturday are set for a 1 p.m. first pitch, and the games on Friday and Sunday are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
  • Bobcats take two from Emmanuel (GA) Sunday
    March 19, 2017
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The Lees-McRae College softball team picked up a pair of wins at Emmanuel (GA) College Sunday afternoon. LMC won game one by a score of 10-5 in nine innings before completing the sweep with a 3-1 win in game two. The victories improve LMC’s record to 10-20 on the season. The 10 victories match the team’s win total from all of last season.
  • Softball drops a pair of close games to Erskine Saturday, 4-3 and 3-1
    March 18, 2017
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of close games to Erskine College Saturday afternoon by scores of 4-3 in nine innings and 3-1. The losses drop LMC’s record to 8-20 this season and 0-4 in conference action.
  • Softball travels to Erskine and Emmanuel (GA) this weekend
    March 17, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team will hit the road for a pair of Conference Carolinas doubleheaders this weekend as it travels to Erskine Saturday and Emmanuel (GA) Sunday. The start time for both days’ action is slated for 1 p.m.
  • Limestone takes two from Lees-McRae Saturday
    March 11, 2017
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of games to open its Conference Carolinas schedule Saturday afternoon at Limestone by scores of 5-0 and 9-1 in five innings. The losses drop LMC’s record to 8-18 overall and 0-2 in league play.
  • Wintry Weather alters LMC Softball’s schedule this weekend
    March 10, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – With the wintry weather forecasted for the area this weekend, the Lees-McRae College softball team has altered its schedule. LMC’s doubleheader against Converse originally scheduled to be played Saturday in Banner Elk has been postponed to March 21. Additionally, Lees-McRae’s trip to Limestone Sunday has been bumped up to Saturday and those games will be played at noon and 2 p.m.
  • Softball falls twice on the road at Wingate Thursday
    March 09, 2017
    WINGATE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of games on the road Thursday at Wingate by scores of 2-0 and 11-4. The losses drop LMC’s record to 8-16 on the season.
  • Coker takes two from Lees-McRae Wednesday
    March 08, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College won a pair of games against the Lees-McRae College softball team Wednesday afternoon. The Cobras won the first game of the day by a score of 6-2 before wrapping the day’s action with a 12-1 victory in game two. The losses drop LMC’s record to 8-14 on the 2017 season.
  • Softball has eight games on tap this week
    March 07, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team has eight games over the span five days this week. The Bobcats will begin the week with doubleheaders on the road at Coker Wednesday and Wingate Thursday. Following those double dips, LMC will open its conference schedule Saturday when it hosts Converse. Lees-McRae will close out the week with a road trip to Limestone Sunday for two against the Saints.
  • Lees-McRae earns split on the road at Mars Hill Sunday
    March 05, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team earned a split in its doubleheader at Mars Hill University Sunday afternoon. The Lions won game one by a score of 7-5, but the Bobcats came back to win game two, 7-6. With the results Sunday, Lees-McRae’s record stands at 8-12 on the season.
  • Softball travels to Mars Hill Sunday
    March 03, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team will return to action Sunday when it travels to Mars Hill for a non-conference doubleheader. The first pitches for Sunday’s games are scheduled for 1 and 3 p.m.
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