BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College
women's volleyball team hosted Dig for the Cure Night on Wednesday
evening, honoring former Bobcat Meme Brown and her courageous fight
against ovarian cancer during LMC's Conference Carolinas matchup
with North Greenville University.
The Bobcats honored Brown between sets two and three, presenting
their former teammate with flowers and a framed jersey after
sharing some heartfelt words of appreciation and encouragement.
Lees-McRae also sold teal t-shirts to benefit ovarian cancer
research at the match, raising nearly 500 dollars in the
Brown played two seasons for the Bobcats in 2009 and 2010,
posting 71 kills, 33 blocks, 19 service aces, and 18 digs in 32
matches played. The Booneville, N.C. native posted a solid
performance on Dig for the Cure Night last season, going a perfect
3-for-3 on the attack while recording two service aces and two
Lees-McRae returns to the court on Friday when the Bobcats
travel to Greenwood, S.C. to participate in Lander University's
Crossover Tournament. The Bobcats will take on USC Aiken at 5 p.m.,
followed by a pivotal regional clash with No. 16 Armstrong Atlantic
State University at 7 p.m.