Women's Basketball

  • Lees-McRae falls in the final seconds on the road at Limestone, 82-80
    December 09, 2017
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – In search of its first win over Limestone since 2009, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team nearly pulled it off Saturday in Gaffney, but Limestone edged the Bobcats in the final seconds, 82-80. The loss moves LMC’s record to 2-5 on the season and 1-2 in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Bobcats travel to Limestone Saturday
    December 07, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will travel to Gaffney, South Carolina Saturday to take on Limestone in a Conference Carolinas clash. Tip-off between the Saints and Bobcats is set for 2 p.m.
  • Converse rallies to down Lees-McRae in overtime, 96-90
    December 02, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team led by as many as 22 points Saturday afternoon at Converse College, but the Valkyries rallied back to not only force overtime but also knock off the Bobcats, 96-90. The loss pushes LMC’s record to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in conference games.
  • Bobcats open conference play with a convincing 94-72 win over Southern Wesleyan
    November 28, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team opened Conference Carolinas play with a 94-72 victory over Southern Wesleyan Tuesday night at Williams Gymnasium. The victory bumps LMC’s record to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in league play.
  • Women’s Basketball opens Conference Carolinas play with a pair of games this week
    November 27, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – After opening its season with four straight non-conference games, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will open its Conference Carolinas schedule with a pair of games this week. LMC will start the week by hosting Southern Wesleyan Tuesday before heading out on the road to take on Converse Saturday. Start times for those games are set for 5:30 p.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.
  • Slow Start plagues Lees-McRae in a road loss at Lenoir-Rhyne
    November 25, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team started slowly Saturday at Lenior-Rhyne and it cost them as the Bobcats fell to the Bears by a score of 98-80. The loss drops Lees-McRae’s record to 1-3 on the season.
  • Bobcats earn first win of the season defeating P.R. Bayamon, 67-59
    November 21, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In its first action at Williams Gymnasium this season, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team treated its home town crowd to a 67-59 win over P.R. Bayamon Tuesday night. The victory is the first for the Bobcats this season and bumps their record up to 1-2.
  • Women’s Basketball has a pair of games on tap this week
    November 20, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will return to the court for a pair of games this week. Lees-McRae will begin the week by opening its home schedule Tuesday as it hosts Puerto Rico-Bayamon at Williams Gymnasium before making a trip to Hickory, N.C. to take on Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday. Tuesday’s game is set for a 7 p.m. start time, while Saturday’s contest is set to begin at 2 p.m.
  • Strong Second Quarter leads Queens (N.C.) to an 80-68 win over Lees-McRae
    November 15, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Queens University of Charlotte scored 23 of 80 points Wednesday in the second quarter to pull in front of the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team for good as the Royals defeated the Bobcats, 80-68. The loss drops LMC’s record to 0-2 on the season.
  • Bobcats fall in their regular season opener at Newberry, 78-62
    November 13, 2017
    NEWBERRY, S.C. – Powered by 29 points from Meg Essex and 27 points from Shelby Britten, Newberry College handed the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team a 78-62 loss to open its 2017-18 regular season Monday evening.
  • Women’s Basketball opens its regular seasons with games at Newberry and Queens (N.C.)
    November 12, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will open its regular season this week with a pair of non-conference games on the road. First, the Bobcats will open with a matchup against Newberry on Monday before traveling to Charlotte to take on Queens (N.C.) on Wednesday. Both games are scheduled for a 6 p.m. start time.
  • Women’s Basketball opens its season Friday with an exhibition contest at Coastal Carolina
    November 09, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will lift the lid on its 2017-18 season Friday evening when it travels to Coastal Carolina for an exhibition contest in Conway, S.C. Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball tabbed for a tenth place finish in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll
    November 01, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team was selected to finish tenth in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll the league office announced Monday afternoon. Juniors Markia Stacey, Brea Forbes and Alexis Ammons were listed as players to watch for LMC in 2017-18.
  • Women’s Basketball releases its 2017-18 schedule Friday
    August 04, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team released its 2017-18 schedule Friday afternoon. The Bobcats, who will be led by first-year Head Coach Keith ‘Mister’ Jennings, have 28 games scheduled for the upcoming season including 12 home games at Williams Gymnasium and two exhibition games at Division I institutions.
  • Jaterra Hurst named new assistant women’s basketball coach at Lees-McRae
    July 27, 2017
    Jaterra Hurst has been named the new Lees-McRae assistant women’s basketball coach, head coach Keith ‘Mister’ Jennings announced Friday morning. Hurst, who is a former women’s basketball player at Belmont Abbey, brings over six seasons of coaching experience with her to Lees-McRae.
  • Keith “Mister” Jennings named new Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Lees-McRae
    July 07, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Keith “Mister” Jennings has been named the new Lees-McRae Head Women’s Basketball Coach, announced the Vice President Director of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail Friday. Jennings has spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach for LMC’s men’s basketball program, while also serving as the Head Coach of the JV squad.
  • Michele Williams steps down as Head Women’s Basketball Coach Monday
    June 05, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Lees-McRae College Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail announced Monday afternoon that Michele Williams has resigned her post as Head Women’s Basketball Coach. Williams has spent the past four seasons as the Head Coach for the Bobcats.
  • Turnovers plague Bobcats in 88-41 loss at King (TN)
    February 24, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team committed 23 turnovers as it fell to King (TN) University in its regular season finale, 88-41, Friday evening in Bristol, Tenn. Brea Forbes led all scorers with 21 points and added seven rebounds to lead Lees-McRae.
  • Women’s Basketball closes out its season Friday at King (TN)
    February 23, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will close out its 2016-17 season Friday with a road trip to King (TN) University. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. from Bristol, Tenn.
  • Rebounding leads Barton to a 71-60 victory over Lees-McRae Tuesday
    February 21, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The Barton College Bulldogs out-rebounded the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team 45-29 on its way to a 71-60 victory over the Bobcats Tuesday evening in Wilson, N.C. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-23 overall and 4-17 in conference action, while the Bulldogs improve to 17-10 overall and 14-7 in league play with the win.
  • Women’s Basketball hits the road to Barton Tuesday
    February 20, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will open the final week of the regular season Tuesday when it travels to take on Barton College. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. from Wilson, N.C.
  • Slow start plagues LMC Women’s Basketball at North Greenville, 77-56
    February 18, 2017
    TIGERVILLE S.C. – A slow start plagued the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team Saturday at North Greenville as it ended up falling to the Crusaders by a final score of 77-56. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-22 overall and 4-16 in conference play.
  • Bobcats begin three-game road swing at North Greenville Saturday
    February 17, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will begin a three-game road swing to complete the regular season Saturday when it travels to play North Greenville. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.
  • King (TN) edges Lees-McRae, 64-62, at Williams Gymnasium Wednesday
    February 15, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In their final home game of the season, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team nearly knocked off one of the top three teams in the conference Wednesday at Williams Gymnasium. The Bobcats, now 4-21 overall and 4-15 in league play, were edged by King (TN) University, 64-62, in their 2016-17 home finale.
  • Bobcats close out home schedule Wednesday vs. King (TN)
    February 14, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team will close out its home schedule Wednesday evening when it hosts King (TN) University at Williams Gymnasium. Tip-off for Wednesday’s contest is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
  • Hardnett’s 23 points not enough as LMC falls to Barton, 87-64
    February 11, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Breana Hardnett scored a team-high 23 points, but the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team dropped 87-64 decision to Barton Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-20 overall and 4-14 in conference play.
  • Women’s Basketball set to host Barton Saturday
    February 09, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will play its fourth home game in 11 days Saturday when it hosts Barton at Williams Gymnasium. The game, which is slated for a 2 p.m. start time, will also be the team’s annual Pink Out game where all fans are encouraged to wear pink in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer.
  • Bobcats battle but fall to Emmanuel, 52-49
    February 07, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team rallied from an early deficit, but came up just short against Emmanuel (GA) College Tuesday night, 52-49. The loss snaps a three-game winning streak for LMC and moves its record to 4-19 on the season.
  • Brea Forbes named Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Player of the Week
    February 06, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College women’s basketball player Brea Forbes was named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Monday by the league office.
  • Bobcats look to continue their winning ways Tuesday against Emmanuel
    February 06, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Fresh off its third straight win Saturday, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will try and continue its winning ways Tuesday when it hosts Emmanuel (GA) at Williams Gymnasium. The start time for Tuesday’s contest is set for 5:30 p.m.
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