Lees-McRae College tennis coach Paul Goode announced the commitments of Travis VanHoy and Tim Gower to the Bobcats program. The pair will enroll at Lees-McRae this fall.
VanHoy makes his way to the Bobcats via Union Grove, NC and North Iredell High School. The 6'4.5" right hander earned All Conference honors from 2004-06. In 2005 and 2006 was also named All County and claimed his team's MVP award.
Gower comes to Banner Elk by way of Walkersville, MD. A graduate of Walkersville High School, Gower earned 2nd Team MVAL All League honors while also earning the 2006 Mix Doubles County Championship. That same year, Gower finished with a perfect 18-0 record in singles play. In 2007, Gower earned Championships in both Regional and County play while finishing fourth in the Men's Doubles State Championships. Gower completed his high school career with an overall record of 50-3.