Lees-McRae senior pole vaulter Evan Webb has been tabbed Conference Carolinas Indoor Men’s Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive

week following a top-five performance at the UCS Invitational, the conference office announced Wednesday morning.


Webb (Salisbury, N.C.) finished fifth with a height of 15 feet, 7 inches and cleared it on his first attempt. The senior in a tough field of 11 and was the top Division II performer.With his performance, Webb hit a mark for national provisional’s.


“I feel good about Evan going into the Conference Championships,” said head coach Ley Fletcher. “He continues to improve on a weekly basis and we’re confident he’ll bring home the crown in the men’s pole vault.”


Webb and the Bobcats travel to Winston-Salem, N.C. Sunday to participate in the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championships.


Photo Courtesy: Evan Webb, LMC Athletics