HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College track and field programs had six student-athletes receive All-Conference Carolinas recognition by the league office on Friday afternoon. Bayle Wood was LMC's lone First Team honoree in the javelin throw. On the men's team, Luke Rochester (pole vault) led the way with a Second Team honor, while Josh Cady (pole vault), Cooper Abernathy (javelin throw), Austin Thompson (5000m run) and Jason Saintizaire (high jump) were all placed on the Third Team.
The All-Conference Carolinas teams are made up student-athletes who finished in the top three in their respective events at the conference championship meet.
The 2018 Conference Carolinas Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships were held April 27-28, 2018 on the campus of Southern Wesleyan University in Central, S.C. Mount Olive won both team titles over the weekend.