Five LMC Volleyball players named Academic All-ConferenceHIGH POINT, N.C. – Five Lees-McRae College volleyball players were named to the Academic All-Conference Team the league announced Monday morning. Rachel Cutshaw, Haylee Leonard, Madison Martin, Siarra Walker and Courtney Weathersbee were the five players named to the squad.
Bobcats set for Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal matchup at ErskineBANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team will return to the Conference Carolinas Tournament Tuesday after a one-year absence. LMC, which finished its regular season with a record of 11-17 overall and 7-9 in conference play, earned the No. 4 seed in the North Division and will take on the top seed in the South Division, Erskine. The match is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
Volleyball takes down Emmanuel (GA) in fourFRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team closed out its regular season with a 3-1 win (25-22, 20-25, 25-21, 25-16) over Emmanuel (GA) Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats improve to 11-17 overall and 7-9 in conference play with the victory.
LMC Volleyball falls in three to ErskineDUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team fell to Erskine Friday night in Conference Carolinas action by a score of 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-19). The Bobcats move to 11-16 overall and 6-9 in conference action.
Barton sweeps LMC volleyball SaturdayWILSON, N.C. – After winning two straight matches, the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team fell to Barton (25-14, 25-13, 25-11). The loss drops LMC’s record to 10-16 overall and 6-8 in conference play.
Bobcats sweep Mount Olive for second straight winBANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team picked up its second straight sweep Friday as it knocked off Mount Olive, 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-18). The victory marked LMC’s tenth of the season and improves its record in Conference Carolinas action to 6-7.
A stellar defensive effort leads LMC to a 3-0 sweep over PfeifferBANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team held the Pfeiffer Falcons to a hitting percentage of -.089 en route to a 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-18) sweep Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium. It was the ninth victory of the season for LMC, which surpasses its win total from the 2015 season.
Bobcats host Pfeiffer Tuesday in annual “Dig Pink” matchBANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team will return to Williams Gymnasium for the final time in the regular season Tuesday when it hosts Pfeiffer at 7 p.m. The contest against the Falcons will also be the team’s annual “Dig Pink” match to help spread the word about Breast Cancer Awareness.
LMC Volleyball fell twice Saturday in Belmont, N.C.BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team fell twice in Belmont, N.C. by identical 3-0 scores to Belmont Abbey and Augusta. With Saturday’s results, the Bobcats’ record moves to 8-15 overall and 4-7 record in conference play.
Bobcats cruise to a 3-0 sweep over PfeifferMISENHEIMER, N.C. – Behind one of its best offensive performances of the season, the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team recorded a 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 25-19) sweep over Pfeiffer Friday evening in Conference Carolinas action. The win moves LMC’s record to 8-13 overall and 4-6 in league play.
Bobcats split a pair of matches at home SaturdayBANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball split a pair of matches Saturday at Williams Gymnasium. The Bobcats dropped a conference match to league-leading Barton, 3-0, before sweeping Winston-Salem State in their second match.
Bobcats drop a four-set decision to Mount OliveBANNER ELK, N.C. – Behind 19 kills from Karley Pounds, the Mount Olive Trojans knocked off Lees-McRae in four sets Friday evening (25-18, 25-21, 21-25, 25-18) at Williams Gymnasium. The loss moves LMC’s record to 6-11 overall and 3-5 in conference play, while the Trojans improve to 10-9 overall and 5-5 in league play.
Martin nominated for D2 Volleyball Hero of the WeekBANNER ELK, N.C. – Junior libero Madison Martin of the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team has been nominated for the D2 Volleyball Hero of the Week following her 30-dig performance against King (Tenn.) last Saturday.
Women’s Volleyball set to host three matches this weekendBANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team will host three matches inside Williams Gymnasium this weekend. LMC will begin its weekend with a 7 p.m. match against Mount Olive Friday before closing out the weekend Saturday with tilts against Barton at noon and Winston-Salem at 4 p.m.
Volleyball Upends King (Tenn.), 3-1BANNER ELK, N.C. – Just 10 days ago, the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team dropped a five-set decision to King (Tenn.) University. Saturday, the Bobcats returned the favor at Williams Gymnasium knocking off the Tornado in four (26-24, 26-28, 25-22, 32-30). Junior libero Madison Martin was a major reason for the Bobcats coming out on top as she notched a season-high 30 digs in the victory.
Women's Volleyball Falls to North GreenvilleBANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Logan Slusher paced the team with nine kills and Courtney Weathersbee supplied 21 assists while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team fell to North Greenville, 23-25, 18-25, 18-25, in a Conference Carolinas match Friday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
Small Turns in Career Night; Women's Volleyball Topped in Thriller by King (Tenn.), 3-2BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Freshman Ellissa Small produced a career-high 15 kills and junior Madison Martin led the defense with 21 digs, but the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team fell short in a tight battle with rival King (Tenn.), 25-23, 22-25, 27-25, 21-25, 13-15, in a Conference Carolinas bout Tuesday evening at the Student Center in Bristol, Tenn.
Offensive Onslaught Propels Women's Volleyball to SweepBANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team used a .311 clip and 10 aces to throttle Virginia Union, 25-19, 25-14, 25-18, in a nonconference match Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
Parsons Turns in Double-Double; Women's Volleyball Outlasted by Belmont Abbey, 3-2BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Darian Parsons produced a double-double with 22 assists and 10 digs and Haylee Leonard notched a match-high 17 kills, but the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team dropped a heartbreaker to Belmont Abbey, 22-25, 28-26, 21-25, 25-14, 11-15, in Conference Carolinas play Wednesday night at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
Inaugural "Meet with Mister" Provides Priceless KnowledgeBANNER ELK, N.C. --- The first episode of “Meet with Mister” was a success last week as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Keith “Mister” Jennings held his first athletic department town hall meeting in the Bobcat Club Film Room. Each month ‘Mister’ will bring in coaches and student-athletes to talk about various topics and help continue to promote the comradery of Lees-McRae athletics, but also the experience of intercollegiate athletics.
Stifling D Sparks Sweep of Saints, 3-0BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Lexi Zangari led all players with 11 kills while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team swept Limestone, 25-23, 25-21, 26-24, in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
Women's Volleyball Drops Two in MiamiMIAMI, Fla. --- Junior Rachel Cutshaw delivered 18 kills and Courtney Weathersbee dished out 49 assists in a pair of matches while the Lees-McRae volleyball team was swept by Southern Conn. St. and Lynn University, respectively, Friday at the Health and Sports Center on the campus of Barry University in Miami, Fla.
Leonard, Cutshaw Notch Double Digit Kills; Bobcats Upended in Five by KutztownWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- Senior Haylee Leonard and junior Rachel Cutshaw recorded double digit kills, but the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team fell in a five-set nailbiter to Kutztown, 25-17, 25-18, 13-25, 17-25, 14-16 at the Spike Out Hunger Challenge in Whitaker Gymnasium Saturday morning in Winston-Salem, N.C.
LMC Women's Volleyball Splits at Spike Out Hunger ChallengeWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- Senior Haylee Leonard amassed 21 kills while junior Madison Martin turned in 29 digs and four aces while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team defeated Chowan, 3-2, before falling to Slippery Rock, 3-0, Friday at Whittaker Gym in Winston-Salem, N.C.