BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team won on Saturday afternoon against Converse College by a final score of, 77-57.
Following a slow start to the first quarter, both sides picked up the intensity and found themselves in a back and forth affair. Converse got their footing first, knocking down several timely shots from behind the arc to build the early lead. The Bobcats then dug in and turned up their defensive energy. This allowed Lees-McRae to flip the game in their favor and would take a lead into half time at 37-28.
The second half was more free flowing than the first, allowing the Bobcats to get out on the break and score in rhythm. Lees-McRae would use a strong third quarter to pull away from Converse and eventually get the win, improving their record to 4-7 and 1-2 in conference.
Lees-McRae was led by Davinique Campbell who finished with 15 points on 5-11 shooting.
The Bobcats will return to action next Saturday when they face Belmont Abbey on the road. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.