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2016-2017 Women's Basketball News

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    January 23, 2017
    Women’s Basketball returns home to host North Greenville Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team will return to Williams Gymnasium Tuesday evening to host North Greenville at 5:30 p.m. LMC enters Tuesday’s matchup with a record of 1-16 overall and 1-10 in league play, while NGU currently is 6-9 overall and 3-7 in Conference Carolinas action.
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    January 21, 2017
    Bobcats fall on the road to Erskine, 83-60 DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team dropped an 83-60 decision on the road to Erskine Saturday. Markia Stacey led the way for LMC with 19 points, seven assists and three steals.
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    January 20, 2017
    Bobcats travel to South Carolina Saturday to take on Erskine BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team (1-15, 1-9 CC) will play on the road for the third time in its last four games Saturday when it travels to South Carolina to take on Erskine (6-8, 5-4 CC). The game is set to begin at 2 p.m.
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    January 17, 2017
    Bobcats fall to Limestone, 75-42 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Sophomore Brea Forbes scored a team-high 17 points, but the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team fell to Limestone College Tuesday evening by a score of 75-42.
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    January 16, 2017
    Bobcats welcome Limestone to Williams Gymnasium on Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team (1-14, 1-7 CC) will return to Williams Gymnasium Tuesday evening to host Limestone (11-3, 7-1 CC). The game is scheduled for a 5:30 p.m. start time.
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    January 15, 2017
    Wednesday’s basketball games vs. Limestone rescheduled to Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s and men’s basketball team’s games against Limestone originally scheduled for Wednesday Jan. 18 have been rescheduled to be played on Tuesday Jan. 17. Both games will begin at their original start times of 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., respectively.
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    January 14, 2017
    Bobcats battle but fall on the road at Converse, 65-60 SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team led by as many as 10 points Saturday at Converse, but could not hold the lead as the Valkyries rallied to knock off the Bobcats by a score of 65-60.
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    January 13, 2017
    Bobcats hit the road to take on Converse Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team (1-13, 1-6 CC) will head to the Palmetto State Saturday to take on Converse College (3-8, 2-5 CC) in Spartanburg, S.C. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.
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    January 11, 2017
    Bobcats battle but fall on the road to Mount Olive, 83-68 MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – Mount Olive’s Daria Simmons scored a career-high 40 points to help her team knock off the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team Wednesday evening, 83-68. The loss drops Lees-McRae’s record to 1-13 on the season, while the Trojans improve to 10-3 with the victory.
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    January 10, 2017
    LMC Women’s Basketball heads to Mount Olive Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team (1-12, 1-5 CC) will hit the road to take on Mount Olive (9-3, 6-1 CC) on Wednesday. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. from Kornegay Arena.
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    January 09, 2017
    Bobcats fall in overtime to Belmont Abbey, 83-77 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Playing in its first overtime of the season, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball came up just short to Belmont Abbey College Monday afternoon, 84-78. LMC’s record moves to 1-12 overall and 1-5 in the conference with the loss.
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    January 07, 2017
    Saturday’s basketball games against Belmont Abbey have been postponed 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.
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    January 06, 2017
    Bobcats fall by nine to Pfeiffer, 74-65 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Jordan Soares scored a career-high 18 points and Alexis Ammons chipped in 17, but those two performances proved to not be enough as the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team fell to Pfeiffer 74-65 in Conference Carolinas action Friday evening.
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    January 05, 2017
    Women’s Basketball welcomes Pfeiffer and Belmont Abbey to Williams Gymnasium this weekend BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will welcome Pfeiffer and Belmont Abbey to Williams Gymnasium for a pair of Conference Carolinas contests. The Bobcats will take on the Falcons Friday at 5:30 p.m. before taking on the Crusaders at 2 p.m. Saturday.
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    January 03, 2017
    Bobcats open 2017 with a loss on the road to Southern Wesleyan, 84-69 CENTRAL, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team lead for most of the first quarter Tuesday evening at Southern Wesleyan, but could not hold on as the Bobcats fell by a final score of 84-69. The Bobcats move to 1-10 overall and 1-4 in conference play with the defeat.
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    December 31, 2016
    Bobcats close out 2016 with a 68-46 loss at UVA-Wise WISE, Va. – Breana Hardnett led the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team in scoring for the third straight game with 15 points, but it was not enough as the Bobcats fell on the road to University of Virginia at Wise by a score of 68-46 Saturday afternoon. The loss moves LMC’s record to 1-9 on the season.
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    December 30, 2016
    Bobcats close out 2016 with a game on the road Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will close out 2016 with a game on the road at the University of Virginia at Wise Saturday afternoon. Tip-off is scheduled for noon.
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    December 14, 2016
    Bobcats battle in Bristol but fall to Young Harris, 70-54 BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team battled Wednesday afternoon in Bristol, Tenn. against Young Harris College, but came up short as it fell by a final score of 70-54. The Bobcats move to 1-8 on the year with the loss.
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    December 13, 2016
    Bobcats face off against Young Harris in Bristol Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – With Williams Gymnasium currently undergoing renovations, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will play a home game in Bristol, Tenn. Wednesday when it hosts Young Harris. The game, which is scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. tip-off, will be played at King University’s Student Center Complex.
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    December 11, 2016
    Women’s Basketball’s game against Young Harris Dec. 14 moved to Bristol, Tenn. BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team’s game December 14 against Young Harris has been moved to Bristol, Tenn. The game, which will be played at King University’s Student Center Complex, was moved due to the bleacher renovation project taking place at Williams Gymnasium. Tip-off is still set for 1:30 p.m.
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    December 10, 2016
    LMC falls on the road at No. 13 Limestone GAFFNEY, S.C. – Sophomore Breana Hardnett drilled a career-high four three-pointers and finished with 18 points, but it proved not to be enough as No. 13 Limestone knocked off the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team by a final score of 77-62.
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    December 09, 2016
    Bobcats head to Limestone Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will face its toughest test of the season Saturday as it travels to take on No. 13 Limestone. The game against the Saints is set to get underway at 2 p.m.
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    December 03, 2016
    Slow start plagues Lees-McRae in 100-85 loss to Mount Olive BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team trailed Mount Olive by a score of 32-12 after the opening quarter, which proved too much to overcome as the Bobcats fell to the Trojans by a final score of 100-85 Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas action.
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    December 02, 2016
    Bobcats return home Saturday to host Mount Olive BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team will return to Williams Gymnasium Saturday when it hosts Mount Olive at 2 p.m. The Bobcats enter Saturday’s game with a 1-6 record overall and a 1-1 mark in league play, while UMO is 3-2 overall and holds a perfect 2-0 mark in conference action.
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    November 29, 2016
    LMC rallies but falls short at Emmanuel, 77-69 FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team rallied from a 15-point deficit to get within three points of Emmanuel in the fourth quarter, but the comeback came up just short as the Bobcats fell to the Lions, 77-69. LMC moves to 1-5 overall and 1-1 in league play with the loss.
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    November 28, 2016
    Women’s Basketball heads to Georgia for a matchup with Emmanuel Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – After stepping out of conference play last weekend, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will return to league play Tuesday when it travels to take on Emmanuel. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
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    November 26, 2016
    LMC posts strong defensive effort but falls on the road to LMU, 63-50 HARROGATE, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team held Lincoln Memorial to 28-percent shooting from the field, but it was not enough as the Bobcats fell, 63-50 Saturday in Harrogate, Tenn. Markia Stacey paced LMC with 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists against the Railsplitters.
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    November 25, 2016
    Bobcats head to Lincoln Memorial Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will hit the road to take on Lincoln Memorial University Saturday afternoon. LMC and LMU are slated to get underway at 4 p.m.
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    November 22, 2016
    Bobcats open conference play with a 76-68 victory over Converse BANNER ELK, N.C. – Sparked by 15 points from Alexis Ammons and Jordan Soares, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday night against Converse College, 76-68. LMC improves to 1-3 and 1-0 in league play with the win, while the Valkyries move to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in conference action.
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    November 21, 2016
    Bobcats welcome Converse to Williams Gymnasium for home opener Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – After beginning the season with three straight road games, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will open its home schedule Tuesday evening against Converse. The Bobcats and Valkyries are scheduled to get underway at 5:30 p.m. from Williams Gymnasium.
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    November 19, 2016
    Strong second half propels Young Harris past Lees-McRae, 76-52 YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Young Harris College Mountain Lions scored 48 points in the second half to knock off the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon by a final score of 76-52. The loss moves LMC’s record to 0-3.
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    November 18, 2016
    LMC Women’s Basketball treks to Georgia to take on Young Harris Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will head to Georgia Saturday to take on Young Harris in a non-conference matchup. LMC enters Saturday’s game with a record of 0-2 after dropping a pair of games last weekend to Mars Hill and Tusculum. The game against the Mountain Lions is scheduled to get underway at 1:30 p.m.
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    November 12, 2016
    Bobcats fall to Tusculum in Bristol, 63-57 BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team dropped to 0-2 on the season after a 63-57 loss to Tusculum College Saturday afternoon in Bristol, Tenn. Freshman Jordan Soares led LMC with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Brea Forbes posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
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    November 11, 2016
    Women’s Basketball battles but falls to Mars Hill in season opener, 71-70 BRISTOL, Tenn. – Despite 21 points from sophomore guard Markia Stacey, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team fell in its season opener to Mars Hill, 71-70, in Bristol, Tenn. Friday evening.
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    November 10, 2016
    Women’s Basketball set to open 2016-17 season in Bristol this weekend BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will open its 2016-17 season this weekend with a pair of games in Bristol, Tenn. LMC will kick off its season Friday evening against Mars Hill at 8 p.m. Following their matchup with the Lions, the Bobcats will take on Tusculum Saturday at 3 p.m. to round out their opening weekend of action.
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    October 27, 2016
    Women’s Basketball picked tenth in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team is picked to finish tenth in the race for the 2016-17 Conference Carolinas championship, announced league officials with the release of the preseason coaches’ poll.
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    September 20, 2016
    Inaugural "Meet with Mister" Provides Priceless Knowledge BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The first episode of “Meet with Mister” was a success last week as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Keith “Mister” Jennings held his first athletic department town hall meeting in the Bobcat Club Film Room. Each month ‘Mister’ will bring in coaches and student-athletes to talk about various topics and help continue to promote the comradery of Lees-McRae athletics, but also the experience of intercollegiate athletics.
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    August 30, 2016
    Feimster Named LMC's Strength and Conditioning Coach BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Garrett Feimster has been named the strength and conditioning coach at Lees-McRae, announced Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail Tuesday afternoon.
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    August 19, 2016
    63 Bobcats Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award CLEVELAND, OHIO --- 63 Lees-McRae student-athletes are 2015-2016 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award winners, the Division 2 Athletics Association announced Thursday evening.
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    August 15, 2016
    Bethell Inks with LMC Women's Basketball BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Angelique Bethell has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae and play women’s basketball, announced head coach Michele Williams Monday afternoon.
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