Women's Swimming

  • Swimming set to face off against Mars Hill and Warren Wilson this weekend
    December 06, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams will close out the 2019 portion of their schedule this weekend by competing in a tri-meet against Warren Wilson University and Mars Hill University on the campus of the latter. Start time for the meet is set for 3 p.m.
  • Swimming closes out Fall Frenzy Invitational last weekend in Charlotte
    November 24, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs closed out the three-day Fall Frenzy Invitational on a high note over the weekend with several standout performances. The women’s team finished the weekend 13th out of 16 schools, while the men’s team placed ninth among 13 institutions.
  • Swimming puts together a strong showing Friday in Charlotte
    November 22, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs began the Fall Frenzy Invitational on a high note Friday in Charlotte. The day saw several season-best and lifetime-best swims for the Bobcats in a meet that features swim teams across all three divisions of the NCAA.
  • Swimming teaches Banner Elk Elementary children swimming skills in popular, no-cost after school program
    November 22, 2019
    For the rural community of Banner Elk, North Carolina, the Banner Elk Elementary Afterschool Swim Program isn’t just necessary—it’s essential.
  • Swimming heads to Carson-Newman on Saturday
    November 15, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams will head to Tennessee on Saturday to take on Carson-Newman. The contest is scheduled to get underway at noon.
  • Swimming splits with Milligan on Saturday
    November 02, 2019
    ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams picked up a split at Milligan College on Saturday morning. The women’s team dropped a 132-114 decision to the Buffaloes, while the men’s team came out on top in its matchup, 141-116.
  • Swimming picks up first team victories of the season last Saturday in Greensboro
    October 26, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs picked up their first team victories of the 2019-20 campaign last Saturday in Greensboro. The men’s team defeated Greensboro College 145-73, while the women’s team knocked off Salem College by a score of 134-49 and Greensboro College by a 133-14 final tally.
  • Swimming returns to action this Saturday in Greensboro
    October 25, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams will be back in action on Saturday when they travel to Greensboro, N.C. to compete in their third meet of the 2019-20 campaign. The men’s team will take on Greensboro College, while the women’s squad will not only take on Greensboro College but also Salem. All the action is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
  • Swimming continues to show improvement to wrap up second meet of the season
    October 12, 2019
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams continued to show improvement during their second meet of the 2019-20 season Saturday afternoon in Rocky Mount, N.C. The Bobcats won five individual events on the day in swims against Barton and Chowan.
  • Swimming hits the road to compete against Barton and Chowan this weekend
    October 10, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs will be back in action this weekend with a two-day tri-meet against league foes Barton and Chowan on Friday and Saturday. Friday’s action will begin at 1 p.m. and Saturday’s is scheduled to get underway at noon.
  • Swimming wraps up its first meet of the season on Saturday
    October 05, 2019
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs wrapped up their first meet of the 2019-20 season Saturday in Kingsport, Tenn. For the weekend the women’s team placed eighth among nine schools, while the men’s team ranked third among a group of seven institutions.
  • Swimming begins 2019-20 season on a strong note in Kingsport
    October 04, 2019
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams began their 2019-20 seasons with a strong showing at the Kingsport Invitational Friday afternoon. After one day of competition, the men’s team is second among six schools, while the women’s squad ranks fifth out of eight institutions.
  • Swimming picked to finish fifth and seventh in Conference Carolinas Preseason Polls
    October 02, 2019
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs were picked to finish fifth and seventh in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll Wednesday morning. The men’s team was picked to finish fifth, while the women’s team was selected to finish seventh. Furthermore, the trio of Arsham Mirzaei, Christian Nishimura and John David McCray were picked as swimmers to watch for the men’s team, while the group of Molly Layde, Kayla Fleming and Sophia Vanderpool were selected as swimmers to watch on the women’s team.
  • Swimming opens the 2019-20 season on Friday in Kingsport
    October 02, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs will open their 2019-20 seasons this Friday at the Kingsport Invitational in Kingsport, Tennessee. The meet, which will be at the Kingsport Aquatic Center, will occur on both Friday and Saturday with the action beginning at 10 a.m. each day.
  • 49 Lees-McRae student-athletes receive D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 27, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – A total of 49 student-athletes from Lees-McRae College received 2018-19 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Awards Monday afternoon.
  • 151 Lees-McRae student-athletes named to the 2019 Spring Honor Roll
    August 22, 2019
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – 151 Lees-McRae College student-athletes were named to the Spring 2019 Presidential Honor Roll Wednesday afternoon by the league office.
  • Swimming wraps up first-ever Conference Carolinas Championship appearance Saturday
    February 09, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs closed out their first ever appearance at the Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships Saturday in Charlotte. The men’s team closed out the week finishing fifth, while the women’s squad placed sixth.
  • Bobcats continue to impress Friday at Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships
    February 08, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs continued to add to their list of impressive performances in their inaugural Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships Friday in Charlotte.
  • Bobcats turn in strong performance Thursday at Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships
    February 07, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs turned in several standout performances on day two of the Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships Thursday in Charlotte. Overall, there were six different All-Conference Carolinas swims put forth by the Bobcats, which can be added to the list of the many firsts for Lees-McRae during their inaugural campaign.
  • Swimming closes out day one of Conference Carolinas Championships
    February 06, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs closed out the first day of the Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships Wednesday evening in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Pair of Lees-McRae swimmers named Academic All-Conference
    February 05, 2019
    HIGH POINT, N.C. –Will Hardin and Kaci Thornton of the Lees-McRae College swimming programs were recognized Tuesday by being named to the Academic All-Conference team by the league office. Overall, there were 30 student-athletes to receive this honor.
  • Swimming set to compete in first-ever Conference Carolinas Championship meet this week
    February 05, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams will compete in their first-ever Conference Carolinas Championship meet this week. The meet, which will run from Wednesday through Saturday, will be held at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Events begin Wednesday at 5 p.m. and then 10 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
  • 167 Lees-McRae student-athletes named to Fall Presidential Honor Roll
    February 01, 2019
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – 167 Lees-McRae College student-athletes were named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for the fall semester Friday morning by the league office. The conference and its member institutions stress the importance of the motto “Champions in Body, Mind & Soul,” and the student-athletes named to the Presidential Honor Roll exemplify the commitment to being Champions in Mind.
  • Swimming closes out regular season Saturday in Elizabethton
    January 26, 2019
    ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams closed out their respective regular seasons Saturday morning in Elizabehton, Tennessee. The Bobcats picked up a trio of team victories to go along with a few individual wins as well.
  • Swimming heads to Elizabethton for a meet on Saturday
    January 25, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College swimming programs will be back in action Saturday when they compete in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The Bobcats will take on Mars Hill, King and host school Milligan at the meet. The action is scheduled to get underway at 10 a.m. at the Steve Lacy Fieldhouse.
  • Swimming turns in another strong day in Kentucky
    January 19, 2019
    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams continued to show improvement Saturday on the campus of the University of Cumberlands. Overall, the Bobcats competed against six teams Saturday, and they won four of the matchups.
  • Swimming notches a pair of victories Friday in Kentucky
    January 18, 2019
    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs each picked up a victories Friday afternoon in Kentucky. The men’s team defeated Thomas More University 106-36 but fell to the University of Cumberlands, 127-64. The women’s squad, meanwhile, also defeated Thomas More, 78-50, but dropped a decision to Cumberlands, 142-35.
  • Swimming earns split at Emory & Henry Saturday
    January 12, 2019
    MEADOWVIEW, Va. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs picked up a split at Emory & Henry Saturday in their first meet of 2019. The women’s team fell to the Wasps 81-43, but he men’s squad picked up its second win of its inaugural season defeating Emory & Henry 100-61.
  • Swimming continues to show steady improvement this weekend in Charlotte
    November 18, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs once again showed steady improvement this weekend at the three-day Fall Frenzy Invitational in Charlotte. Against competition from every level of the NCAA along with some nationally-ranked programs, the Bobcats recorded several personal-best marks.
  • Swimming heads to Charlotte for a three-day meet this weekend
    November 15, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs will be back in action this weekend when they head to Charlotte to compete in the three-day Fall Frenzy Invitational. This meet will take place at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.
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