Women's Basketball

2015-2016 Women's Basketball News

  • Saturday’s basketball games against Belmont Abbey have been postponed
    January 07, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Due to the winter weather in the Banner Elk area, Saturday’s women’s and men’s basketball games against Belmont Abbey have been postponed. Make-up dates have not yet been announced.
  • 147 LMC Student-Athletes Named to Conference Carolinas Spring 2016 Presidential Honor Roll
    June 01, 2016
    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.
  • LMC Women's Basketball Announces Summer Elite Camp Info
    April 08, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae women’s basketball staff would like to extend a personal invitation for you to attend the second annual Women’s Basketball Elite Camp at Lees-McRae College. Participants will have the opportunity to see our beautiful campus in the North Carolina mountains, to learn and be taught by a college coaching staff and players, and compete against college caliber completion.
  • Women's Basketball Concludes Season at North Greenville
    February 26, 2016
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- Brea Forbes turned in 25 points and eight rebounds, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team dropped their season finale, 66-58, in Conference Carolinas action to North Greenville at Hayes Gymnasium in Tigerville, S.C.
  • Collins, Blankenship Combine for 36 in Tough Loss to King (Tenn.), 78-70
    February 23, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Sophomore Mackenzie Blankenship tallied her fourth 20-point effort and senior Tayler Collins added 16, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball suffered a 78-70 setback to King (Tenn.) in Conference Carolinas play Tuesday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • LMC Athletics Promotes "Golden Ticket Campaign"
    February 22, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Another partnership with the Lees-McRae Athletic Department and the community of Banner Elk is occurring as the Golden Ticket Campaign is underway. Students in the sports management major recently went to the Banner Elk Elementary School and distributed 200 golden tickets to students.
  • Stacey, Blankenship Tally 14 Apiece in Loss at Emmanuel (Ga.)
    February 20, 2016
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. --- Mackenzie Blankenship and Markia Stacey scored 14 points apiece, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball was upended by Emmanuel (Ga.), 71-58, in a Conference Carolinas battle Saturday afternoon in Franklin Springs, Ga.
  • Blankenship, Forbes Ignite Offensive Outburst at Belmont Abbey, 90-70
    February 17, 2016
    BELMONT, N.C. --- Mackenzie Blankenship and Brea Forbes set career highs in points and senior Tayler Collins turned in a double-double while the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team battered Belmont Abbey, 90-70, in Conference Carolinas action at the Wheeler Center Wednesday evening in Belmont, N.C.
  • Ammons, Forbes Combine for 37 in Loss to Pfeiffer
    February 15, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Brea Forbes tied a season-high with 20 points and Alexis Ammons added 17, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team dropped a Conference Carolinas bout with Pfeiffer, 78-68, Monday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Women's Basketball Falls in Offensive Struggle with North Greenville
    February 13, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Brea Forbes and Markia Stacey combined for 21 points, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team fell in an offensive struggle against North Greenville, 55-45, in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Women's Basketball Drops Tilt at Mount Olive
    February 09, 2016
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Brea Forbes and Caitlin Brown registered double figures, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team dropped an 83-57 decision at Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas play Tuesday evening at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C.
  • Four Bobcats Tally Double Figures in OT Loss to Barton, 73-62
    February 06, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior Tayler Collins dropped a team-high 15 points and Brea Forbes added 13, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team lost a tough battle to Barton, 73-62, in overtime of a Conference Carolinas tilt Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Women's Basketball Upended at King (Tenn.)
    February 03, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Sophomore Mackenzie Blankenship dropped 16 points and Caitlin Brown grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team fell to King (Tenn.), 75-49, in Conference Carolinas play at the Student Center Complex Wednesday evening in Bristol, Tenn.
  • "Pack the Den" A Success for LMC Athletics and Hoops
    February 02, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae athletic department and basketball teams enjoyed a solid showing for “Pack The Den” Friday night at Williams Gymnasium.
  • Forbes, Bobcats Cruise Past Converse, 68-55
    January 30, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Brea Forbes continued her impressive season with another double-double and a season-high 20 points while the Lees-McRae women’s basketball cruised past a hapless Converse squad, 68-55, in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Blankenship, Brown Produce Career Nights in Win Against Southern Wesleyan, 83-79
    January 29, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Sophomores Caitlin Brown and Mackenzie Blankenship dropped career highs while the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team used a strong first half to outlast Southern Wesleyan, 83-79, in Conference Carolinas play Friday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Ammons Turns in First Career Double-Double in Loss at Erskine
    January 26, 2016
    DUE WEST, S.C. --- Lees-McRae freshman Alexis Ammons produced her first collegiate double-double, but the women’s basketball team fell to Erskine, 74-57, in Conference Carolinas play at Belk Arena Tuesday evening in Due West, S.C.
  • 145 Lees-McRae Student-Athletes Named to Conference Carolinas Fall 2015 Presidential Honor Roll
    January 25, 2016
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- 145 Lees-McRae student-athletes were named to the Conference Carolinas Fall 2015 Presidential Honor Roll, the league office announced.
  • Winter Storm Jonas Alters LMC's Athletic Schedules
    January 21, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Falls at Barton
    January 19, 2016
    WILSON, N.C. --- Brea Forbes and Mackenzie Blankenship combined for 28 points, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team dropped an 87-51 decision to Barton in Conference Carolinas action Tuesday evening at Wilson Gymnasium in Wilson, N.C.
  • Scrappy Defense; Ammons' 15 Boosts Women's Hoops Against Emmanuel (Ga.), 69-62
    January 16, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Alexis Ammons scored 15 points off the bench while leading the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team to a 69-62 win against Emmanuel (Ga.) Saturday afternoon in a Conference Carolinas contest at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Lees-McRae College This Week In Bobcat Athletics Episode 16
    January 15, 2016
    Lees-McRae College Lees-McRae Basketball
  • Blankenship, Forbes Explode for Career Highs in Loss to No. 7 Limestone
    January 13, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Sophomore Mackenzie Blankenship dropped a career-high 20 points and Brea Forbes impressed with 19 points and 14 rebounds, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team fell short to No. 7 Limestone, 82-60, in a Conference Carolinas tilt Wednesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Hardnett Propels LMC Women's Basketball to Comeback Win at Southern Wesleyan, 78-77
    January 09, 2016
    CENTRAL, S.C. --- Three Lees-McRae freshmen registered double figures, including a game-high 24 points from Breana Hardnett while the women’s basketball team defeated Southern Wesleyan, 78-77, in a Conference Carolinas contest at Tysinger Gymnasium Saturday afternoon in Central, S.C.
  • Stacey Strong; Brown Bashes Boards in Road Win, 66-64
    January 08, 2016
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- Freshman Markia Stacey scored a season-high 23 points and sophomore Caitlin Brown grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds while the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team outlasted Converse, 66-64, in a Conference Carolinas tilt Friday night in Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Women's Hoops Hangs Tight with No. 10 Limestone, 83-68
    January 05, 2016
    GAFFNEY, S.C. --- Four players notched at least 13 points while the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team dropped a hard-fought battle to No. 10 Limestone, 83-68, in a Conference Carolinas tilt at the Timken Center Tuesday in Gaffney, S.C.
  • Women's Basketball Notches Season High in Points; Falls at Lander
    December 14, 2015
    GREENWOOD, S.C. --- Freshman Alexis Ammons scored a season-high 20 points and the Lees-McRae women’s basketball scored a season-best 80 points, but fell to Lander, 111-80, in a nonconference tilt at Horne Arena Monday evening in Greenwood, S.C.
  • Blankenship, Collins Spark Offense; Defense Stymies Erskine in Win, 76-69
    December 12, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior Tayler Collins and sophomore Mackenzie Blankenship tallied season-highs while the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team earned a 76-69 win against Conference Carolinas foe Erskine Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Women's Hoops Falls Short at Pfeiffer, 71-56
    December 05, 2015
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- Freshman Markia Stacey produced her third double-digit effort of the year with 15 points, but the Lees-McRae women’s basketball team fell to Conference Carolinas foe Pfeiffer, 71-56, Saturday evening at Merner Gym in Misenheimer, N.C.
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