2012 Women's Cross Country News

February 25, 2013
Shields, Bobcats garner all-Academic recognition
NEW ORLEANS --- The Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team has earned all-Academic status from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the sixth time in the last seven years, announced USTFCCCA officials Monday.

November 3, 2012
Katherine Shields paces Bobcats at Southeast Regionals
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Sophomore Katherine Shields (Salisbury, N.C.) finished 41st overall to lead the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team to a 22nd-place performance at the NCAA Division II Southeast Region Championships on Saturday morning at McAlpine Creek Park.

October 19, 2012
Shields pace Bobcats at Conference Carolinas Championships
CONCORD, N.C. --- Emily and Katherine Shields (Salisbury, N.C.) both finished in the top 10 to earn all-Conference Carolinas Second team honors to lead the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team at the Conference Carolinas Championships on Friday afternoon.

October 18, 2012
Bobcat Trio earns academic all-conference honors
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Three members of the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team were named to the all-Conference Carolinas Academic team on Thursday, as Lindsey Bush (Catawba, N.C.), Cinthia Lehner (Greer, S.C.), and Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) were each recognized for their work in the classroom.

October 12, 2012
Bobcats place second among non-NCAA I teams at Blue Ridge Open
BOONE, N.C. --- Sophomore Emily Shields (Salisbury, N.C.) posted the best finish of any NCAA Division II runner, coming in 45th overall to lead the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team to a strong performance at Appalachian State University’s Blue Ridge Open on Friday afternoon.

October 5, 2012
Bobcats place third at Conference Preview Meet
CONCORD, N.C. --- Sophomore Emily Shields (Salisbury, N.C.) finished fifth overall to lead the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team to a third-place performance at the Conference Carolinas Preview Meet hosted by Belmont Abbey College on Friday afternoon.

September 28, 2012
Bobcats place fifth among NCAA II's at Charlotte Invitational
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team finished fifth out of competing NCAA Division II programs at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational on Friday.

September 8, 2012
Emily Shields wins individual title at Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational
HICKORY, N.C. --- Emily Shields (Salisbury, N.C.) finished first overall in the Lenoir-Rhyne University Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning to capture the individual championship to pace the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team.

August 3, 2012
Mike Wilson named assistant cross country coach at Lees-McRae
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Mike Wilson has been named the assistant track and field and cross country coach at Lees-McRae College, announced Bobcat head coach Ley Fletcher Friday.