INDIANAPOLIS --- The Lees-McRae College women's
volleyball team is ranked eighth in the latest edition of the NCAA
Division II Southeast Region poll, fresh off its completion of the
second undefeated season in Conference Carolinas history, announced
NCAA officials Wednesday.
Top-seeded Lees-McRae (23-7) continued its impressive play on
Tuesday night, rolling past eighth-seeded Mount Olive College in
the quarterfinal round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament to
extend its winning streak to seven matches. The Bobcats posted a
sterling 18-0 record against league opponents this season,
capturing the program's 12th conference championship in the last 13
Wingate University (25-1) continues to hold the top spot in the
region, followed by Flagler College (24-7), Tusculum College
(23-5), Lincoln Memorial University (22-6), and University of
Montevallo (22-11). Carson-Newman College (15-9) is sixth, followed
by Catawba College (14-12), Lees-McRae, Anderson College (17-14),
and Armstrong Atlantic State University (18-12).
Lees-McRae returns to the court on Friday when the top-seeded
Bobcats host fourth-seeded Queens University of Charlotte in the
semifinal round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament. The match
is slated for 6:30 p.m. in Williams Gymnasium.