Bobcats picked 10th in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll
Oct 25, 2010
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College
men's basketball team is picked to finish 10th in the race for the
2010-11 Conference Carolinas championship, announced league
Lees-McRae returns nine student-athletes from last season's
squad, including senior Sam Youse (Winston-Salem, N.C.), who led
the Bobcats in scoring last year. Also returning to the hardwood
for the Bobcats are seniors Adam McFerran (Stow, Ohio), Dairl Scott
(Pfafftown, N.C.), Reshon Benjamin (Valdosta, Ga.), and Stephen
Haymer (Fayetteville, N.C.).
Limestone College is picked to finish first in the race for the
2010-11 Conference Carolinas title, receiving five first-place
votes and 74 total points. Barton College garnered three
first-place votes and 69 points to earn the second spot in the
poll, followed by defending league champion Mount Olive College,
who received two first-place votes and 68 points.
Queens University of Charlotte is tabbed fourth in the poll with
53 points, followed by Belmont Abbey College (48), Pfeiffer
University (47), and Coker College (29). St. Andrews Presbyterian
College is picked to finish eighth with 26 points, followed by
Erskine College (22), and Lees-McRae (14).
The Bobcats take the court for the first time in the 2010-11
season on Nov. 4 when they travel to Boone, N.C. for a 7 p.m.
exhibition against Appalachian State University. Lees-McRae will
open the campaign on Nov. 15 when the Bobcats travel to Mars Hill,
N.C. to take on Mars Hill College at 7 p.m.