2014 Softball News

  • LMC Softball Drops 5-1 Decision to Limestone at Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament
    April 26, 2014
    BURLINGTON, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Jessica Smith capped off her career with a two-hit performance while No. 8 LMC fell victim to No. 1 Limestone, 5-1, in the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament Saturday afternoon at Springwood Park in Burlington, N.C.
  • Lagle, Stallings Power LMC to Split on Day One of Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament
    April 25, 2014
    BURLINGTON, N.C. --- Lees-McRae freshman Sarah Stallings and sophomore Sadie Lagle turned in multi-hit games in the opener of the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament, but LMC fell 3-1 to No. 1 Limestone, but bounced back and survived a late scare to boot No. 3 North Greenville with a 4-3 victory on Friday at Springwood Park in Burlington, N.C.
  • Softball Drops Two to Limestone
    April 13, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team wasn’t able to get its offense going in game one while it fell 3-0 before a pitcher’s duel turned into a slugfest in game two while LMC dropped a 5-2 decision against Limestone in Conference Carolinas play at LMC Softball Field Sunday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Barton Plays Spoiler on Softball Senior Day
    April 12, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Sadie Lagle continued her torrid 2014 season with a RBI double in game one, but LMC fell 3-1 to Barton and suffered a 3-0 loss in game two Saturday afternoon at LMC Softball Field on Senior Day in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Freshman Duo Impresses; LMC Drops Pair at Erskine
    April 10, 2014
    DUE WEST, S.C. --- Sophomore Sadie Lagle drove in LMC’s lone run in game one while Lees-McRae fell 5-1 before freshman Sarah Stallings walloped three hits and swiped a bag in game two in a heartbreaking 7-6 loss in nine innings at Huggins Field Thursday afternoon in Due West, S.C.
  • Billings, Sheppard Lights Out in Shutouts of Belmont Abbey
    April 06, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. ---Lees-McRae freshman Taylor Billings scored a run and tossed a complete game shutout in game one in a 2-0 win against Belmont Abbey before freshman teammate Celeste Sheppard went 2-for-3 from the dish and threw a four-hit shutout in game two while LMC claimed a 3-0 victory Sunday afternoon at LMC Softball Field in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Long Ball Cripples Bobcats in Twin Bill
    April 02, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team saw Hollie Crickenberger and Celeste Sheppard produce multi-hits in game two, but LMC fell in game one 11-1, before its late rally came up short in a 7-3 loss in game two to Mars Hill in nonconference play Wednesday afternoon at LMC Softball Field.
  • LMC Softball Drops Two at King
    March 30, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Sadie Lagle went 4-for-6 with three RBI in two games, but LMC dropped a doubleheader to King by identical 10-2 scores while both games lasted six innings in Conference Carolinas action Sunday afternoon at King Softball Field in Bristol, Tenn.
  • Fowler, Dutton Ignite LMC to Split at Pfeiffer
    March 22, 2014
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Kendall Fowler went 5-for-6 and freshman Charlie Dutton tossed 3.2 scoreless innings while LMC split a Conference Carolinas doubleheader, 1-4 and 5-4, at Pfeiffer Saturday afternoon in Misenheimer, N.C.
  • Hickey, Billings Propel Bobcats to Split Against Millersville
    March 20, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae freshman Valerie Hickey notched two singles in a five-run fifth of game two while LMC earned a split against Millersville, 0-10 and 6-3, in nonconference softball action Thursday afternoon at LMC Softball Field in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Strong Pitching Baffles Bobcats
    March 19, 2014
    ATHENS, W. Va. --- The Lees-McRae softball team ran into some tough pitching while dropping a doubleheader at Concord, 6-0 and 1-0, Wednesday afternoon at Concord Softball Field in Athens, W. Va.
  • Caldwell Tops LMC in Rebel Spring Games Finale, 9-1
    March 15, 2014
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- The Lees-McRae softball team jumped out a lead in the third inning, but was unable to sustain the lead in a 9-1 loss to Caldwell College to conclude the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. Saturday morning.
  • Bobcats Drop Four in Rebel Spring Games
    March 10, 2014
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped four games in the first two days of the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Bobcats Downed in Doubleheader at North Greenville
    March 01, 2014
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of games at North Greenville, 14-0, 2-0, in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Pepsi Field in Tigerville, S.C.
  • Bobcats Bounced by Bears in Twin Bill
    February 26, 2014
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Freshman Sarah Beth Ashley crushed her first collegiate home run of her career in game two, but LMC fell 7-0 and 7-2 to Lenoir-Rhyne in nonconference action Wednesday afternoon at Bears Field in Hickory, N.C.
  • Lagle Leads Bobcats to Trio of Wins at Shaw Classic
    February 22, 2014
    RALEIGH, N.C. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Sadie Lagle mashed out six hits while LMC went a perfect 3-0 at the Shaw Classic at Walnut Creek Complex in Raleigh, N.C. over the weekend.
  • LMC Softball Swept at Tusculum
    February 18, 2014
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of games at Tusculum, 1-0, 8-0, in nonconference action Tuesday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field in Greeneville, Tenn.
  • Bobcat Rallies Fall Short at Brevard in Doubleheader
    February 08, 2014
    BREVARD, N.C. --- Lees-McRae freshman Celeste Sheppard scorched a game-tying RBI single in the top of the sixth of game, but Brevard College responded while sweeping LMC in a doubleheader, 5-2 and 3-2, Saturday afternoon in nonconference action at Brevard Softball Field in Brevard, N.C.
  • Bobcat Softball Falls in Twin Bill at Carson-Newman
    February 06, 2014
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of decisions at Carson-Newman in nonconference action, 8-0 and 4-0, Thursday afternoon at The Vick in Jefferson City, Tenn.
  • Bobcats Swept in Doubleheader at No. 20 Anderson
    February 02, 2014
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of shutout decisions in a nonconference battle against No. 20 Anderson, 8-0 and 10-0, Sunday afternoon at Smethers Field in Anderson, S.C.
  • LMC Drops Pair at Newberry in Softball Action
    February 01, 2014
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team fell victim to a big inning in each game of its doubleheader while falling 11-1 and 10-2 to Newberry Saturday afternoon at Smith Road Complex in Newberry, S.C.