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2017-18 Women's Basketball News

  • Fast Start Leads Lees-McRae to a 79-62 win over Mars Hill Monday
    December 18, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team led by as many as 20 points in the first quarter on its way to a 79-62 victory over Mars Hill Monday afternoon. The victory moves LMC’s record to 4-5 on the season, which matches the team’s win total from all of last season.
  • Second Half Surge powers Bobcats to an 84-79 victory over UVa-Wise
    December 16, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to upend UVa-Wise in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium, 84-79. With the win, the Bobcats improve to 3-5 on the season.
  • Women’s Basketball preps for matchups against UVa-Wise and Mars Hill
    December 14, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In its final action before breaking for the holidays, the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team has a pair of games on tap over the next several days. First, LMC will host UVa-Wise Saturday at Williams Gymnasium before traveling to Mars Hill Monday. Saturday’s game is set for a 2 p.m. tip-off, while Monday’s contest is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
  • 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.