Men's Volleyball

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2016 Men's Volleyball News

June 1, 2016
147 LMC Student-Athletes Named to Conference Carolinas Spring 2016 Presidential Honor Roll
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- 147 Lees-McRae student-athletes were named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for Spring 2016, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.

May 11, 2016
33 LMC Student-Athletes Inducted to Chi Alpha Sigma North Carolina Beta Chapter
GREENCASTLE, Ind. --- 33 Lees-McRae student-athletes were inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma North Carolina Beta Chapter, the organization announced Wednesday.

April 12, 2016
Men's Volleyball Concludes Season Against Belmont Abbey
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Juniors Mark Shayka and John Sobel delivered nine kills apiece and Drew Blecher closed his career out with a 16-assist performance while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball fell to Belmont Abbey, 17-25, 16-25, 22-25 in Conference Carolinas play Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 9, 2016
Men's Volleyball Falls to Barton
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Mark Shayka and Hector Serviat contributed seven kills each while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team suffered a 16-25, 13-25, 18-25, loss to Barton Saturday afternoon in a Conference Carolinas tilt on Senior Day in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 8, 2016
Serviat Delivers Match-High 11 Kills; Men's Volleyball Falls to Mount Olive
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Hector Serviat paced all players with 11 kills junior Keenan Freitas posted a match-high 11 digs while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team was downed 18-25, 17-25, 28-30, by Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas action Friday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 7, 2016
Klaas Named to Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball All-Academic Team
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Conference Carolinas announce the 2016 All-Academic Team for Men’s Volleyball, the league announced Thursday afternoon.

April 6, 2016
Freitas Digs Match-High 11 in Loss to North Greenville
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior John Sobel delivered 13 kills and Keenan Freitas turned in a match-high 11 digs while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell 18-25, 21-25, 20-25, to North Greenville in Conference Carolinas action Wednesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 2, 2016
Men's Volleyball Suffers Loss to Limestone
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior Mark Shayka led all players with nine kills and Keenan Freitas had a team-high nine digs, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team suffered a loss to Limestone, 9-25, 23-25, 16-25, in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 1, 2016
Men's Volleyball Falls to Coker
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Juniors Mark Shayka and John Sobel combined for 16 kills while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to Coker, 18-25, 23-25, 17-25, Friday evening at Williams Gym in Banner Elk, N.C.

March 30, 2016
Men's Volleyball Swept at King (Tenn.)
BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Junior Keenan Freitas led the team with six kills while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to King (Tenn.), 11-25, 13-25, 18-25, in Conference Carolinas play Wednesday evening at the Student Center in Bristol, Tenn.

March 30, 2016
Lees-McRae College This Week In Bobcat Athletics Episode 23

March 22, 2016
Men's Volleyball Swept By Erskine
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior Mark Shayka contributed a team-high nine kills and senior Drew Blecher dished out 21 assists while the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to Erskine, 18-25, 14-25, 17-25, in Conference Carolinas play Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

March 19, 2016
Solid Team Effort Lifts Men's Volleyball to W Against Bluefield, 3-1
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Juniors John Sobel and Mark Shayka combined for 25 kills and the team amassed 12 services aces while handling Bluefield, 25-19, 25-12, 17-25, 25-16, Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

March 16, 2016
Men's Volleyball Falls to McKendree at Home
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior Mark Shayka cranked out a team-high 10 kills and John Sobel amassed four aces, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to McKendree, 21-25, 19-25, 19-25, Wednesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

March 5, 2016
Juniors Jolt Offense in Tough Loss at Emmanuel (Ga.), 3-1
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. --- Juniors John Sobel and Mark Shayka combined for 30 kills and Keenan Freitas turned in a season-high 19 digs, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball fell short to Emmanuel (Ga.), 21-25, 26-24, 22-25, 21-25, in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon in Franklin Springs, Ga.

March 4, 2016
Men's Volleyball Falls Twice at Coker
HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team suffered sweeps to Coker and Alderson Broaddus Friday evening at DeLoach Center in Hartsville, S.C.

February 26, 2016
Sobel, Freitas Record Double-Doubles; Bobcats Drop See-Saw Battle With Alderson Broaddus, 3-2
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Juniors John Sobel and Keenan Freitas notched double-doubles, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball fell in a five-set heartbreaker, 25-20, 25-22, 21-25, 19-25, 11-15, to Alderson Broaddus Friday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

February 24, 2016
Men's Volleyball Upended in Tough Battle at Pfeiffer
MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- Five players notched three digs or more, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team dropped a hard-fought battle to Pfeiffer, 18-25, 24-26, 24-26, in Conference Carolinas player Wednesday evening at Merner Gym in Misenheimer, N.C.

February 20, 2016
Men's Volleyball Loses Conference Tilt at Barton
WILSON, N.C. --- Junior Mark Shayka turned in a match-high 12 kills and freshman Levi Gifford amassed four block assists, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team was swept at Barton, 22-25, 14-25, 19-25, in a Conference Carolinas match Saturday morning at Wilson Gymnasium in Wilson, N.C.

February 19, 2016
Shayka, Sobel Explode for Career Highs in Kills in Loss at Mount Olive, 3-1
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Juniors John Sobel and Mark Shayka set career highs in kills, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team was upended by Mount Olive, 21-25, 16-25, 29-27, 20-25, in Conference Carolinas play Friday evening at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C.

February 16, 2016
Men's Volleyball Performs Well in Loss at North Greenville, 3-1
TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- Freshman Hector Serviat turned in a season- and career-high 14 kills and junior Rudy Klaas notched six block assists, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell short to North Greenville, 18-25, 22-25, 26-24, 16-25, in Conference Carolinas action Tuesday evening at Hayes Gymnasium in Tigerville, S.C.

February 13, 2016
Men's Volleyball Swept at George Mason
FAIRFAX, Va. –-- Juniors Mark Shayka and John Sobel delivered nine kills apiece, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team stumbled at George Mason, 14-25, 18-25, 17-25, Saturday evening at RAC Gym in Fairfax, Va.

February 12, 2016
Men's Volleyball Suffers Loss at Limestone, 3-1
GAFFNEY, S.C. --- Juniors John Sobel and Mark Shayka combined for 27 kills, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team came up short against Limestone, 19-25, 14-25, 25-20, 18-25, in Conference Carolinas action Friday evening at the Timken Center in Gaffney, S.C.

February 5, 2016
Men's Volleyball Drops Road Bout at St. Francis (Pa.), 3-1
LORETTO, Pa. --- Junior John Sobel smashed out a match-high 14 kills, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to St. Francis (Pa.), 23-25, 18-25, 25-19, 13-25, in nonconference play at DeGol Arena Friday evening in Loretto, Pa.

February 2, 2016
Men's Volleyball Drops Bout at Erskine
DUE WEST, S.C. --- Junior John Sobel turned in 13 kills, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to Erskine, 20-25, 18-25, 12-25, in Conference Carolinas play Tuesday evening at Belk Arena in Due West, S.C.

January 30, 2016
Sobel Tallies 20 Kills in Loss at Belmont Abbey, 3-1
BELMONT, N.C. --- Junior John Sobel bashed out a career-high 20 kills, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team dropped a 19-25, 15-25, 31-29, 20-25, decision at Belmont Abbey in a Conference Carolinas match at the Wheeler Center Saturday afternoon in Belmont, N.C.

January 27, 2016
Men's Volleyball Falls to King (Tenn.), 3-0
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior Keenan Freitas (Hilo, Hawaii) posted a match-high nine digs, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team lost 23-25, 18-25, 24-26, to King (Tenn.) in Conference Carolinas play Wednesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

January 25, 2016
145 Lees-McRae Student-Athletes Named to Conference Carolinas Fall 2015 Presidential Honor Roll
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- 145 Lees-McRae student-athletes were named to the Conference Carolinas Fall 2015 Presidential Honor Roll, the league office announced.

January 21, 2016
Winter Storm Jonas Alters LMC's Athletic Schedules
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Due to Winter Storm Jonas, the Lees-McRae athletic schedule has been altered, announced Director of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail Thursday morning.

January 19, 2016
Men's Volleyball Swept By Pfeiffer
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior Mark Shayka amassed a team-high nine kills, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to Pfeiffer, 16-25, 25-21, 25-22, in Conference Carolinas play Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

January 16, 2016
Men's Volleyball Downed in Season Opener to Emmanuel (Ga.), 3-1
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior John Sobel and freshman Hector Serviat combined for 25 kills, but the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball team fell to Emmanuel (Ga.), 22-25, 21-25, 25-21, 17-25, in a season-opening loss Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas play at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C

July 10, 2015
Henry Chuang Tabbed LMC Men's Volleyball Coach
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Henry Chuang has been tabbed the Lees-McRae men’s volleyball head coach, announced the Vice President Director of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail Friday afternoon.