2014 Men's Soccer News

  • LMC Men's Soccer Announces Winter Clinic Dates
    February 05, 2015
    LMC Men's Soccer Announces Winter Clinic Dates BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team has revealed the dates for its 2015 soccer skills winter clinic, the coaching staff announced Thursday morning.
  • Rusling Tabbed Interim Men's Soccer Coach
    January 21, 2015
    Rusling Tabbed Interim Men's Soccer Coach BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Thomas Rusling has been named the Lees-McRae men’s soccer interim coach, Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail announced Wednesday afternoon.
  • 125 LMC Student-Athletes Land on Fall 2014 Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll
    January 16, 2015
    125 LMC Student-Athletes Land on Fall 2014 Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae athletic department is pleased to announce that 125 Lees-McRae student-athletes have been named to the Conference Carolinas Fall 2014 Presidential Honor Roll, the conference announced Friday morning.
  • Men's and Women's Soccer Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award
    December 03, 2014
    Men's and Women's Soccer Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s and women’s soccer teams earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 academic year, the association announced Wednesday.
  • Smith, Galvani Garner Daktronics All-Southeast Region Second-Team Award
    November 25, 2014
    Smith, Galvani Garner Daktronics All-Southeast Region Second-Team Award BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Seniors James Galvani and James Smith have been named to the 2014 Daktronics All-Southeast Region Second-Team, announced on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Smith Earns Capital One Academic All-America®  First-Team Recognition
    November 24, 2014
    Smith Earns Capital One Academic All-America® First-Team Recognition AUSTIN, TEXAS --- Lees-McRae senior James Smith has been selected to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America® Division II Men’s Soccer team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • No. 4 Bobcats Fall in Title Game in PK's to No. 2 Pfeiffer
    November 08, 2014
    No. 4 Bobcats Fall in Title Game in PK's to No. 2 Pfeiffer GAFFNEY, S.C. --- The No. 4 seeded Lees-McRae men’s soccer team fell in penalty kicks to No. 2 Pfeiffer, 4-2, after 120 minutes of scoreless soccer for the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship at Saints Field Saturday afternoon in Gaffney, S.C.
  • Galvani Sends Men's Soccer to Title Game with OT Golden Goal at No. 1 Limestone, 1-0
    November 06, 2014
    Galvani Sends Men's Soccer to Title Game with OT Golden Goal at No. 1 Limestone, 1-0 GAFFNEY, S.C. --- Senior James Galvani headed in a loose ball in the 99th minute while the No. 4 Lees-McRae men’s soccer knocked off top-seeded and No. 10 Limestone, 1-0, in an overtime Conference Carolinas semifinal thriller at Saints Field on a windy Thursday night in Gaffney, S.C.
  • Six Men's Soccer Players Tabbed to Conference Carolinas All-Conference Teams
    November 06, 2014
    Six Men's Soccer Players Tabbed to Conference Carolinas All-Conference Teams HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Six Lees-McRae men’s soccer players have been tabbed to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference teams, the league announced Thursday afternoon.
  • Senior Trio Leads Men's Soccer to Semifinals, 2-1
    November 03, 2014
    Senior Trio Leads Men's Soccer to Semifinals, 2-1 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Seniors James Galvani and James Smith scored a goal each and senior teammate Scott Alford dished out two assists while the No. 4 Lees-McRae men’s soccer team bounced No. 5 King (Tenn.), 2-1, in a Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal match Monday night at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Senior Day Scottie! Alford Lifts Men's Soccer Against Emmanuel (Ga.), 2-0
    October 31, 2014
    Senior Day Scottie! Alford Lifts Men's Soccer Against Emmanuel (Ga.), 2-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Scott Alford made the most of Senior Day by notching a goal and earning an assist while the men’s soccer team blanked Emmanuel (Ga.), 2-0, in a Conference Carolinas battle on a blustery Friday afternoon at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Rieger, Smith Named to Capital One Academic All-District III Team
    October 30, 2014
    Rieger, Smith Named to Capital One Academic All-District III Team AUSTIN, TEXAS --- Lees-McRae men’s soccer sophomore Marvyn Rieger and senior James Smith have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District III Men’s Soccer Team, CoSIDA announced Thursday afternoon.
  • Saturday's Soccer Matches Moved to Friday Due to Weather
    October 29, 2014
    Saturday's Soccer Matches Moved to Friday Due to Weather BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The men’s and women’s soccer matches against Emmanuel (Ga.) scheduled for Nov. 1 have been moved to Friday, Oct. 31 due to a cold front coming through the Banner Elk area, announced Lees-McRae Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail.
  • Four Bobcats Tally a Goal in Victory Against King (Tenn.), 4-2
    October 28, 2014
    Four Bobcats Tally a Goal in Victory Against King (Tenn.), 4-2 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Four different Lees-McRae men’s soccer players notched a goal in a 4-2 victory against Conference Carolinas rival King (Tenn.) Tuesday evening at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Bobcats Valiant Effort Falls Short at Barton in Overtime, 3-2
    October 25, 2014
    Bobcats Valiant Effort Falls Short at Barton in Overtime, 3-2 WILSON, N.C. --- Senior James Smith recorded his eighth goal of the season, but the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team dropped a heartbreaking overtime 3-2 decision to Conference Carolinas foe Barton at Barton Soccer Field Saturday evening in Wilson, N.C.
  • Galvani, Bobcats Stifle North Greenville, 3-1
    October 22, 2014
    Galvani, Bobcats Stifle North Greenville, 3-1 TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- James Galvani continued his torrid senior campaign with two goals while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team cruised past North Greenville, 3-1, in Conference Carolinas play Wednesday evening at Pepsi Stadium in Tigerville, S.C.
  • Men's Soccer Knocks Out Belmont Abbey in Slugfest, 4-2
    October 18, 2014
    Men's Soccer Knocks Out Belmont Abbey in Slugfest, 4-2 BELMONT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer used a 10-minute spurt to score a season-high four goals while downing Belmont Abbey, 4-2, in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field in Belmont, N.C.
  • Men's Soccer Tripped Up in Double OT Loss to Tusculum, 1-0
    October 15, 2014
    Men's Soccer Tripped Up in Double OT Loss to Tusculum, 1-0 BOONE, N.C. --- Sophomore Jordan Wright tallied four shots while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team lost a heartbreaker in double overtime, 1-0, to Tusculum Wednesday afternoon at the Appalachian Soccer Complex in Boone, N.C.
  • Weather Forces Men's Soccer Match to Relocate to Boone
    October 14, 2014
    Weather Forces Men's Soccer Match to Relocate to Boone BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer match scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 15 has been moved from 7 p.m. in Banner Elk to 3 p.m. in Boone, N.C., announced the team Tuesday afternoon.
  • Men's Soccer Suffers Heartbreaker to No. 12 Limestone, 2-1
    October 08, 2014
    Men's Soccer Suffers Heartbreaker to No. 12 Limestone, 2-1 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Smith registered his sixth goal of the season, but the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team fell in heartbreaking fashion to No. 12 Limestone, 2-1, in Conference Carolinas action Wednesday evening at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Galvani, Bobcats Stifle Mount Olive, 1-0
    October 04, 2014
    Galvani, Bobcats Stifle Mount Olive, 1-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Galvani scored his team-high seventh goal and sophomore Nicholas Stover recorded his second consecutive shutout while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team blanked Mount Olive, 1-0, in Conference Carolinas for Homecoming at Tate Field Saturday evening in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Stover, Smith Shut Down Lincoln Memorial, 1-0
    October 01, 2014
    Stover, Smith Shut Down Lincoln Memorial, 1-0 HARROGATE, Tenn. --- Senior James Smith converted on a penalty kick in the 27th minute and sophomore Nicholas Stover earned the shutout in his first start while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team grabbed a 1-0 win at Lincoln Memorial Wednesday afternoon in Harrogate, Tenn.
  • Rieger, Smith Notch Goals in Loss to Pfeiffer, 3-2
    September 27, 2014
    Rieger, Smith Notch Goals in Loss to Pfeiffer, 3-2 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Smith impressed with a goal and an assist, but two late goals doomed the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team, who fell 3-2 to Pfeiffer in Conference Carolinas play Saturday evening at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Trio of James' Boosts Men's Soccer Against Southern Wesleyan, 3-0
    September 24, 2014
    Trio of James' Boosts Men's Soccer Against Southern Wesleyan, 3-0 CENTRAL, S.C. --- A trio of James’ scored a goal and freshman Tyler Pavlet (Goodyear, Ariz.) earned his fourth clean slate of the 2014 campaign while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team blanked Southern Wesleyan, 3-0, in a Conference Carolinas match Wednesday evening at Childs Field in Central, S.C.
  • Feisty Bobcats Battle Erskine to Tie, 3-3
    September 20, 2014
    Feisty Bobcats Battle Erskine to Tie, 3-3 DUE WEST, S.C. --- Lees-McRae senior and duel athlete Scott Alford scored twice while senior James Galvani had a goal and an assist in a 3-3 tie at Erskine in a Conference Carolinas bout Saturday evening in Due West, S.C.
  • Deeley, Watt Energize Men's Soccer Past Mars Hill, 3-1
    September 17, 2014
    Deeley, Watt Energize Men's Soccer Past Mars Hill, 3-1 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshmen duo Nathan Watt and Thomas Deeley notched a goal and an assist each while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team outmuscled Mars Hill, 3-1, at Tate Field Wednesday evening in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Smith Sensational, Bobcats Lock Down No. 12 Lander, 3-0
    September 13, 2014
    Smith Sensational, Bobcats Lock Down No. 12 Lander, 3-0 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior James Smith tallied five points, including two goals, while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer dismantled No. 12 Lander, 3-0, at Tate Field Saturday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Soccer Drops 2-0 Decision to North Georgia
    September 10, 2014
    Men's Soccer Drops 2-0 Decision to North Georgia BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team laid on a fury of shots in the waning minutes, but fell 2-0 to North Georgia at Tate Field Wednesday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Galvani Tabbed Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Player of the Week
    September 09, 2014
    Galvani Tabbed Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Player of the Week HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior James Galvani has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his performance last week, the conference office announced Tuesday.
  • Pavlet, Galvani Guides Men's Soccer to Win Against Newberry, 2-0
    September 06, 2014
    Pavlet, Galvani Guides Men's Soccer to Win Against Newberry, 2-0 SALISBURY, N.C. --- Senior James Galvani continued his hot start to the 2014 campaign with a pair of goals in a 17 second span while the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team defeated Newberry, 2-0, at Frock Field in Salisbury, N.C. Saturday evening.
  • Galvani Provides Late Heroics, LMC Blanks Catawba in Season Opener, 1-0
    September 04, 2014
    Galvani Provides Late Heroics, LMC Blanks Catawba in Season Opener, 1-0 SALISBURY, N.C. --- James Galvani kicked off his senior campaign in thrilling fashion when he drilled home a header with 11 seconds remaining in regulation to break a scoreless tie to propel the Lees-McRae men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory against Catawba Thursday evening at Frock Field in Salisbury, N.C.
  • LMC Men's Soccer Claims Fourth in Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches' Poll
    August 26, 2014
    LMC Men's Soccer Claims Fourth in Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches' Poll HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team was selected to finish fourth in the Conference Carolinas coaches’ preseason poll, the league office announced Tuesday morning.
  • LMC Men's Soccer Conquers Sugar Mountain to Honor Shope
    August 20, 2014
    LMC Men's Soccer Conquers Sugar Mountain to Honor Shope BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team climbed Sugar Mountain in Sugar Mountain, N.C., to honor Michael Shope Tuesday afternoon.
  • Men's Soccer Adds Eight More to 2014 Roster
    July 16, 2014
    Men's Soccer Adds Eight More to 2014 Roster BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Eight student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s soccer in the fall of 2014, announced head coach Lee Squires Wednesday afternoon.
  • Men's Soccer Signs Six for Upcoming Season
    July 07, 2014
    Men's Soccer Signs Six for Upcoming Season BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Six student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s soccer in the fall of 2014, announced head coach Lee Squires Monday afternoon.
  • LMC Men's Soccer Announces Fall Slate
    June 17, 2014
    LMC Men's Soccer Announces Fall Slate BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae men’s soccer coach Lee Squires is pleased to announce the Bobcats schedule for the 2014 season, the team announced Tuesday morning.