Women's Volleyball

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2016 Women's Volleyball News

September 24, 2016
Offensive Onslaught Propels Women's Volleyball to Sweep
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team used a .311 clip and 10 aces to throttle Virginia Union, 25-19, 25-14, 25-18, in a nonconference match Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

September 21, 2016
Parsons Turns in Double-Double; Women's Volleyball Outlasted by Belmont Abbey, 3-2
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Darian Parsons produced a double-double with 22 assists and 10 digs and Haylee Leonard notched a match-high 17 kills, but the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team dropped a heartbreaker to Belmont Abbey, 22-25, 28-26, 21-25, 25-14, 11-15, in Conference Carolinas play Wednesday night at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

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.

September 17, 2016
Stifling D Sparks Sweep of Saints, 3-0
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Lexi Zangari led all players with 11 kills while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team swept Limestone, 25-23, 25-21, 26-24, in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

September 16, 2016
Weathersbee, Cutshaw Fuel Sweep of Converse in Women's Volleyball Action, 3-0
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior Rachel Cutshaw led a well-balanced attack with nine kills and Courtney Weathersbee delivered four aces while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team cruised past Converse, 25-20, 25-21, 25-10, in a Conference Carolinas tilt in Williams Gymnasium Friday evening in Banner Elk, N.C.

September 13, 2016
Weathersbee Notches Double-Double; Women's Volleyball Thrashes UVa.-Wise, 3-1
WISE, Va. --- Junior Courtney Weathersbee produced a solid double-double with 30 assists and 16 digs while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team dominated UVa.-Wise, 25-19, 21-25, 25-15, 25-13, at the Prior Center Tuesday evening in Wise, Va.

September 10, 2016
Women's Volleyball Fall Twice to Conclude Play in Miami
MIAMI, Fla. --- The Lees-McRae women's volleyball team dropped two contests after battling Valdosta St. and host Barry University, Saturday at the Health and Sports Center in Miami, Fla.

September 9, 2016
Women's Volleyball Drops Two in Miami
MIAMI, Fla. --- Junior Rachel Cutshaw delivered 18 kills and Courtney Weathersbee dished out 49 assists in a pair of matches while the Lees-McRae volleyball team was swept by Southern Conn. St. and Lynn University, respectively, Friday at the Health and Sports Center on the campus of Barry University in Miami, Fla.

September 3, 2016
Leonard, Cutshaw Notch Double Digit Kills; Bobcats Upended in Five by Kutztown
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- Senior Haylee Leonard and junior Rachel Cutshaw recorded double digit kills, but the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team fell in a five-set nailbiter to Kutztown, 25-17, 25-18, 13-25, 17-25, 14-16 at the Spike Out Hunger Challenge in Whitaker Gymnasium Saturday morning in Winston-Salem, N.C.

September 2, 2016
LMC Women's Volleyball Splits at Spike Out Hunger Challenge
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- Senior Haylee Leonard amassed 21 kills while junior Madison Martin turned in 29 digs and four aces while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team defeated Chowan, 3-2, before falling to Slippery Rock, 3-0, Friday at Whittaker Gym in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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.

August 24, 2016
LMC Women's Volleyball Tabbed Eighth in Conference Carolinas Coaches' Preseason Poll
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team was picked eighth in the Conference Carolinas coaches’ preseason poll, the league office announced Wednesday morning.

August 23, 2016
Nelson Signs with LMC Women's Volleyball
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Skylar Nelson has signed to attend Lees-McRae and play women’s volleyball, announced head coach William Tatge Tuesday morning.

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.

June 30, 2016
Small Signs with LMC Women's Volleyball
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Ellissa Small has signed with the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball program, announced head coach William Tatge Thursday afternoon.

June 23, 2016
LMC Women's Volleyball Releases Challenging 2016 Campaign
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae women’s volleyball program has released its 2016 regular season schedule, announced head coach William Tatge Thursday afternoon.