Women's Tennis

  • Three Women’s Tennis players land spots on the Academic All-Conference team
    April 18, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College women’s tennis players Jaden Acklin, Rebecca Pierce and Dakota Tittle were named to the Academic All-Conference team Wednesday by the league office. For all three athletes, it is the first academic all-conference honor of their respective careers.
  • Women’s Tennis wraps up 2018 season with an 8-1 loss to Erskine
    April 14, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team closed out its 2018 season Saturday morning with an 8-1 loss to Erskine. The loss puts a wrap on LMC’s season record at 6-9 overall and 2-9 within Conference Carolinas action.
  • Emmanuel pitches a shutout against the Bobcats Friday, 9-0
    April 13, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team fell to Emmanuel College by a score of 9-0 Friday afternoon in Banner Elk. LMC’s record moves to 6-8 overall and 2-8 in conference with the loss, while the Lions improve to 13-6 overall and 9-1 mark in league contests.
  • LMC Tennis teams close out their regular seasons this weekend with a pair of matches at home
    April 12, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College tennis teams will wrap up their regular seasons this weekend with home matches against Emmanuel and Erskine. LMC will host the Lions Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. before taking on the Flying Fleet in a pair of late-morning matches on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m.
  • Barton blanks Lees-McRae Sunday, 9-0
    April 08, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team fell to Barton College by the score of 9-0 Sunday afternoon in Conference Carolinas action. The loss moves LMC’s overall record to 6-7 on the season, including a 2-7 mark in conference matches.
  • Limestone shuts out Women’s Tennis 9-0 on Tuesday
    April 03, 2018
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision on the road at Limestone Tuesday afternoon in Gaffney, South Carolina. The loss moves LMC’s record to 6-5 overall and 2-5 in league matches.
  • Strong Singles Showing lifts Bobcats to a 6-3 win at North Greenville
    March 24, 2018
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team picked up a 6-3 win over conference rival North Greenville Saturday afternoon. The victory improves Lees-McRae’s record to 6-4 overall and 2-4 in league play.
  • Bobcats fall on the road to Southern Wesleyan, 7-2
    March 23, 2018
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision in a Conference Carolinas matchup Friday afternoon at Southern Wesleyan. The loss moves LMC’s record to 5-4 overall and 1-4 in conference matches.
  • Women’s Tennis shuts out UVa-Wise Wednesday in Bristol
    March 21, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team pitched a 9-0 shutout of UVa-Wise Wednesday night in Bristol in non-conference action. LMC improves to 5-3 on the season, which is the most wins for the program in a single-season since 2015.
  • Women’s Tennis falls on the road to Belmont Abbey, 8-1
    March 17, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team fell on the road at Belmont Abbey Saturday afternoon by a score of 8-1. The loss moves Lees-McRae’s record to 4-3 overall and 1-3 in Conference Carolinas action.
  • Bobcats see their winning streak stopped on the road at Mount Olive, 9-0
    March 16, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team saw its three-match winning streak come to an end Friday afternoon as Mount Olive triumphed over the Bobcats by a score of 9-0. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-2 overall and 1-2 in conference matches.
  • Lees-McRae Tennis teams prep for three conference matches on the road this week
    March 12, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College tennis teams will return to action this week with three conference matches away from Banner Elk. Both the men’s and women’s teams will take on King Tuesday at the Bristol Indoor Tennis Courts at 7:30 p.m. Following their matchups against the Tornado, the Bobcats will travel to Mount Olive Friday and Belmont Abbey Saturday to close out their week. The contests at UMO are slated to begin at 2 p.m., while the matches at BAC don’t have a defined start time as of yet.
  • Sandy Allen named Conference Carolinas Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
    February 28, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College women’s tennis player Sandy Allen has been named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Tennis Player of the Week the league office announced this morning. Allen joins teammate Emily Harrison, who won the same award last week, as Bobcats who have earned weekly honors this season.
  • Women’s Tennis blanks Montreat 9-0 on Tuesday
    February 27, 2018
    BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team picked up its second win in a row Tuesday as it shutout Montreat College by a score of 9-0. The win pushes LMC’s record to 3-1 on the season.
  • Women’s Tennis notches an 8-1 victory over Pikeville Sunday
    February 25, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team rebounded from its loss Saturday at Converse with an 8-1 triumph over Pikeville University Sunday afternoon in Banner Elk. The win boosts LMC’s record to 2-1 on the season.
  • Bobcats fall to Converse in conference opener, 5-4
    February 24, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision at Converse Saturday afternoon to open its conference schedule. The loss moves LMC’s spring record to 1-1.
  • Emily Harrison named Conference Carolinas Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
    February 21, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College women’s tennis player Emily Harrison has been named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Tennis Player of the Week by the league office today. The honor is not only the first for the Bobcats this season but also the first weekly award that the program has received since 2009.
  • Women’s Tennis opens its spring season with a 5-4 victory over Mars Hill
    February 14, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In the first match under the direction of first year Head Coach Rodger Acklin, the Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team picked up a 5-4 win over Mars Hill Wednesday afternoon in Banner Elk. It marks the second straight year that the Bobcats have won their first match of the spring season.
  • 157 Lees-McRae student-athletes named to the 2017 Fall Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll
    February 01, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – 157 Lees-McRae College student-athletes were named to the 2017 Fall Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll on Thursday morning by the league office. Eight teams had 10 or more student-athletes honored with the men’s and women’s soccer squads leading the way with 19 and 18 honorees, respectively.
  • Women’s Tennis picked to finish 11th in Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    January 18, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team was selected to finish 11th in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll Wednesday afternoon. Mackenzie Langmade, Jaden Acklin and Sandy Allen were named players to watch for the squad this coming season.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Rodger Acklin named new Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Lees-McRae
    September 19, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Lees-McRae College’s Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail announced Thursday morning the hiring of Lieutenant Colonel Rodger Acklin as the school’s new Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. Acklin, who is a former Bobcat tennis player himself, is a 1997 graduate of Lees-McRae.
  • Women’s Tennis adds Sandy Allen for the 2017-18 season Thursday
    June 29, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's tennis program announced the signing of Sandy Allen (Saint Johns, Fla.) Thursday afternoon. Allen joins Kelly Blackburn (Mount Airy, N.C.) as the newest recruits for the Bobcats who are set to join the program this fall.
  • Kelly Blackburn signs on to join LMC Women’s Tennis in 2017-18
    June 20, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis program announced the signing of Kelly Blackburn (Mount Airy, N.C.) Tuesday afternoon. Blackburn is the first signee for the women’s team as third-year Head Coach Don Marriott preps his squad for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
  • Four LMC Tennis players named Academic All-Conference
    April 18, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Four members from the Lees-McRae College tennis programs were named Academic All-Conference by the league office Monday afternoon. From the women’s team, Amanda Chapman was named to the team, while Thomas Deeley, Garrett Lakey and Sebastian Zuhr from the men’s team were also honored.
  • Falcons edge Bobcats Monday, 5-4
    April 17, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's tennis team nearly finished off its 2016-17 season with a victory over Conference Carolinas rival Pfeiffer Monday afternoon but the Falcons edged the Bobcats, 5-4. The loss closes out Lees-McRae’s record at 4-13 overall and 1-10 in league play.
  • Women’s Tennis falls to Limestone Sunday, 9-0
    April 09, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to Limestone College Sunday afternoon in Banner Elk. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-11 overall and 1-8 in league matches.
  • Bobcats clip King Saturday, 4-3
    April 08, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team picked up its first conference win of the season Saturday afternoon as it defeated King (TN) University, 4-3. With the win, the Bobcats improve to 4-10 on the season and 1-7 in conference matches.
  • Weather alters LMC Athletics schedule this week
    April 05, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Because of the forecasted weather in Banner Elk and the surrounding areas this week, the Lees-McRae College athletic department announced a pair of schedule changes for this week.
  • Erskine downs Lees-McRae 8-1 Tuesday
    April 04, 2017
    DUE WEST, S.C. – Erskine College handed the Lees-McRae College women’s tennis its ninth straight loss Tuesday afternoon in Due West, S.C. as it defeated the Bobcats by a score of 8-1. The loss moves LMC’s record to 3-10 overall and 0-7 in conference matches.
  • Women’s Tennis falls on the road to Barton, 9-0
    April 02, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s tennis team fell on the road to Barton College Sunday afternoon by a score of 9-0. The loss moves LMC’s record to 3-9 overall and 0-6 in league matches this season.
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