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.
LMC Cross Country Concludes Action in AshevilleASHEVILLE, N.C. --- Freshmen Austin Thompson and junior Cody McNeely posted top-20 all-time times in the Lees-McRae cross country record books while the teams participated at the Asheville XC Carnival Saturday morning in Asheville, N.C.
President Barry M. Buxton named Vice President of Conference CarolinasHIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College President Barry M. Buxton has been named vice president of NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas. The vice president serves on the executive committee and chairs the conference personnel committee, as well as acting on behalf of the conference when the president is unable to attend conference activities. Dr. Buxton will assume the role of president of Conference Carolinas at the conclusion of the 2016 spring conference meeting.
LMC Cross Country Concludes Competition at Buffalo StampedeJOHNSON CITY, Tenn. --- Lees-McRae freshman Alexandria Flint finished 17th on the women’s side while sophomore Cody McNeely swiped 24th in men’s action, highlighting cross country action at the Buffalo Stampede on the campus of Milligan College Friday evening in Johnson City, Tenn.
Lees-McRae honored with first-ever Allan Sharp AwardHigh Point, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College has been awarded the annual Alan Sharp Award for Conference Carolinas, marking the first time in the school’s history. For the 2011-12 academic year 93% of scholarship athletes graduated within six years of coming onto the Lees-McRae campus.
Peterman turns in strong performance at Southeast RegionalsCHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Senior Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) ran one of her best races of the season in the final circuit of her career, finishing Saturday’s NCAA Division II Southeast Region Championship six-kilometer race in 29:30.2 while crossing the line 15 seconds ahead of the next finisher.
Peterman, Monday earn conference academic honorsHIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College’s Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) and Sarah Monday (Lexington, N.C.) have each been named to the Conference Carolinas Women’s Cross Country Academic all-Conference team, announced league officials Monday.
Lees-McRae inducts 2013 Fred I. Dickerson Hall of Fame classBANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College athletic department inducted three new members into the Fred I. Dickerson Hall of Fame on Friday evening, honoring its 2013 class of Jennifer Calderwood King ’01, Amanda Cook Sorrow ’02, and Ried Estus on a magical evening in McDonald Dining Hall on the Lees-McRae campus.
Wright, Peterman named September Student-Athletes of the MonthBANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College freshman Jordan Wright (West Lothian, Scotland) and senior Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) have been named the Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month for September 2013, announced College officials Tuesday.
Peterman turns in strong performance at Charlotte InvitationalCHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Senior Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) ran a solid race on Saturday afternoon as the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team’s lone representative at the UNC Charlotte Invitational on Saturday, finishing 37th in the women’s green competition.
Peterman paces Bobcats at UNC AshevilleSWANNANOA, N.C. --- Senior Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) paced the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team to a 10th-place finish at the UNC Asheville Cross Country Carnival against some stiff NCAA Division I competition.
Peterman paces Bobcats at Buffalo Valley StampedeUNICOI, Tenn. --- Senior Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) led the Lees-McRae College women’s cross country team to a season-opening fifth-place performance at the Buffalo Valley Stampede on Friday evening.