Women's Volleyball

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2016 Women's Volleyball News

  • Bobcats battle but fall at Erskine, 3-0, in opening round of the conference tournament
    November 08, 2016
    Bobcats battle but fall at Erskine, 3-0, in opening round of the conference tournament DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team battled but fell in the opening round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament Tuesday evening to Erskine, 3-0. With the loss, the LMC’s season comes to a close with a record of 11-18, which is a three-win improvement from last season.
  • Five LMC Volleyball players named Academic All-Conference
    November 07, 2016
    Five LMC Volleyball players named Academic All-Conference HIGH POINT, N.C. – Five Lees-McRae College volleyball players were named to the Academic All-Conference Team the league announced Monday morning. Rachel Cutshaw, Haylee Leonard, Madison Martin, Siarra Walker and Courtney Weathersbee were the five players named to the squad.
  • Bobcats set for Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal matchup at Erskine
    November 07, 2016
    Bobcats set for Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal matchup at Erskine BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team will return to the Conference Carolinas Tournament Tuesday after a one-year absence. LMC, which finished its regular season with a record of 11-17 overall and 7-9 in conference play, earned the No. 4 seed in the North Division and will take on the top seed in the South Division, Erskine. The match is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • Volleyball takes down Emmanuel (GA) in four
    November 05, 2016
    Volleyball takes down Emmanuel (GA) in four FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team closed out its regular season with a 3-1 win (25-22, 20-25, 25-21, 25-16) over Emmanuel (GA) Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats improve to 11-17 overall and 7-9 in conference play with the victory.
  • LMC Volleyball falls in three to Erskine
    November 04, 2016
    LMC Volleyball falls in three to Erskine DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team fell to Erskine Friday night in Conference Carolinas action by a score of 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-19). The Bobcats move to 11-16 overall and 6-9 in conference action.
  • Barton sweeps LMC volleyball Saturday
    October 29, 2016
    Barton sweeps LMC volleyball Saturday WILSON, N.C. – After winning two straight matches, the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team fell to Barton (25-14, 25-13, 25-11). The loss drops LMC’s record to 10-16 overall and 6-8 in conference play.
  • Bobcats sweep Mount Olive for second straight win
    October 28, 2016
    Bobcats sweep Mount Olive for second straight win BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team picked up its second straight sweep Friday as it knocked off Mount Olive, 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-18). The victory marked LMC’s tenth of the season and improves its record in Conference Carolinas action to 6-7.
  • A stellar defensive effort leads LMC to a 3-0 sweep over Pfeiffer
    October 25, 2016
    A stellar defensive effort leads LMC to a 3-0 sweep over Pfeiffer BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team held the Pfeiffer Falcons to a hitting percentage of -.089 en route to a 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-18) sweep Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium. It was the ninth victory of the season for LMC, which surpasses its win total from the 2015 season.
  • Bobcats host Pfeiffer Tuesday in annual “Dig Pink” match
    October 24, 2016
    Bobcats host Pfeiffer Tuesday in annual “Dig Pink” match BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team will return to Williams Gymnasium for the final time in the regular season Tuesday when it hosts Pfeiffer at 7 p.m. The contest against the Falcons will also be the team’s annual “Dig Pink” match to help spread the word about Breast Cancer Awareness.
  • LMC Volleyball fell twice Saturday in Belmont, N.C.
    October 22, 2016
    LMC Volleyball fell twice Saturday in Belmont, N.C. BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team fell twice in Belmont, N.C. by identical 3-0 scores to Belmont Abbey and Augusta. With Saturday’s results, the Bobcats’ record moves to 8-15 overall and 4-7 record in conference play.
  • Bobcats cruise to a 3-0 sweep over Pfeiffer
    October 21, 2016
    Bobcats cruise to a 3-0 sweep over Pfeiffer MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Behind one of its best offensive performances of the season, the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team recorded a 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 25-19) sweep over Pfeiffer Friday evening in Conference Carolinas action. The win moves LMC’s record to 8-13 overall and 4-6 in league play.
  • Winston-Salem State takes a four-set decision from LMC women’s volleyball
    October 18, 2016
    Winston-Salem State takes a four-set decision from LMC women’s volleyball WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball won the first set of its match against Winston-Salem State Tuesday evening, but the Rams came storming back to defeat the Bobcats, 3-1 (23-25, 25-13, 25-20, 25-22). The loss moves the Bobcats’ record to 7-13 on the season.
  • Bobcats head to Winston-Salem for a mid-week non-conference match
    October 17, 2016
    Bobcats head to Winston-Salem for a mid-week non-conference match WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Just three days after the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team hosted Winston-Salem State at Williams Gymnasium, the two teams will face each other again at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening in Winston-Salem.
  • Bobcats split a pair of matches at home Saturday
    October 15, 2016
    Bobcats split a pair of matches at home Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball split a pair of matches Saturday at Williams Gymnasium. The Bobcats dropped a conference match to league-leading Barton, 3-0, before sweeping Winston-Salem State in their second match.
  • Bobcats drop a four-set decision to Mount Olive
    October 14, 2016
    Bobcats drop a four-set decision to Mount Olive BANNER ELK, N.C. – Behind 19 kills from Karley Pounds, the Mount Olive Trojans knocked off Lees-McRae in four sets Friday evening (25-18, 25-21, 21-25, 25-18) at Williams Gymnasium. The loss moves LMC’s record to 6-11 overall and 3-5 in conference play, while the Trojans improve to 10-9 overall and 5-5 in league play.
  • Martin nominated for D2 Volleyball Hero of the Week
    October 13, 2016
    Martin nominated for D2 Volleyball Hero of the Week BANNER ELK, N.C. – Junior libero Madison Martin of the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team has been nominated for the D2 Volleyball Hero of the Week following her 30-dig performance against King (Tenn.) last Saturday.
  • Women’s Volleyball set to host three matches this weekend
    October 13, 2016
    Women’s Volleyball set to host three matches this weekend BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team will host three matches inside Williams Gymnasium this weekend. LMC will begin its weekend with a 7 p.m. match against Mount Olive Friday before closing out the weekend Saturday with tilts against Barton at noon and Winston-Salem at 4 p.m.
  • Martin named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    October 11, 2016
    Martin named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week HIGH POINT, N.C. – Junior libero Madison Martin of the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team was named the Conference Carolinas Player of the Week Tuesday morning by the league office.
  • Volleyball Upends King (Tenn.), 3-1
    October 08, 2016
    Volleyball Upends King (Tenn.), 3-1 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Just 10 days ago, the Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team dropped a five-set decision to King (Tenn.) University. Saturday, the Bobcats returned the favor at Williams Gymnasium knocking off the Tornado in four (26-24, 26-28, 25-22, 32-30). Junior libero Madison Martin was a major reason for the Bobcats coming out on top as she notched a season-high 30 digs in the victory.
  • Women's Volleyball Falls to North Greenville
    September 30, 2016
    Women's Volleyball Falls to North Greenville BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Freshman Logan Slusher paced the team with nine kills and Courtney Weathersbee supplied 21 assists while the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team fell to North Greenville, 23-25, 18-25, 18-25, in a Conference Carolinas match Friday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Liscio Ties Career-High with 22 Kills; Women's Volleyball Falls in Five to Southern Wesleyan
    September 29, 2016
    Liscio Ties Career-High with 22 Kills; Women's Volleyball Falls in Five to Southern Wesleyan BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior Avalon Liscio tied a career-high with 22 kills and freshman Logan Slusher set a career-high with 13, but the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team dropped a heartbreaking five-set affair, 25-11, 22-25, 22-25, 25-14, 8-15, to Southern Wesleyan in a Conference Carolinas tilt Thursday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Small Turns in Career Night; Women's Volleyball Topped in Thriller by King (Tenn.), 3-2
    September 27, 2016
    Small Turns in Career Night; Women's Volleyball Topped in Thriller by King (Tenn.), 3-2 BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Freshman Ellissa Small produced a career-high 15 kills and junior Madison Martin led the defense with 21 digs, but the Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team fell short in a tight battle with rival King (Tenn.), 25-23, 22-25, 27-25, 21-25, 13-15, in a Conference Carolinas bout Tuesday evening at the Student Center in Bristol, Tenn.
  • Offensive Onslaught Propels Women's Volleyball to Sweep
    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.
  • Parsons Turns in Double-Double; Women's Volleyball Outlasted by Belmont Abbey, 3-2
    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.
  • Inaugural "Meet with Mister" Provides Priceless Knowledge
    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.
  • Stifling D Sparks Sweep of Saints, 3-0
    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.
  • Weathersbee, Cutshaw Fuel Sweep of Converse in Women's Volleyball Action, 3-0
    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.
  • Weathersbee Notches Double-Double; Women's Volleyball Thrashes UVa.-Wise, 3-1
    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.
  • Women's Volleyball Fall Twice to Conclude Play in Miami
    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.
  • Women's Volleyball Drops Two in Miami
    September 09, 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.
  • Leonard, Cutshaw Notch Double Digit Kills; Bobcats Upended in Five by Kutztown
    September 03, 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.
  • LMC Women's Volleyball Splits at Spike Out Hunger Challenge
    September 02, 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.
  • Feimster Named LMC's Strength and Conditioning Coach
    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.
  • LMC Women's Volleyball Tabbed Eighth in Conference Carolinas Coaches' Preseason Poll
    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.
  • Nelson Signs with LMC Women's Volleyball
    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.
  • 63 Bobcats Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
    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.
  • Small Signs with LMC Women's Volleyball
    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.
  • LMC Women's Volleyball Releases Challenging 2016 Campaign
    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.