Sports

Sophomore Bentlee Critcher (South Daytona, Fla./Warner Christian Academy) drilled a 39-yard field goal with 29 seconds to go to lift the Appalachian State University

Both the Lenoir-Rhyne mens' and Womens' swimming teams placed fifth overall at the Wingate Quad Plus Meet which concluded Saturday at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.

The Appalachian State University volleyball team fell to Arkansas State Saturday night in four sets, 25-17, 21-25, 11-25, 24-26. The Mountaineers (19-7 overall; 9-7

The fourth-seeded Lees-McRae College mens soccer team fell on penalty kicks to No. 2 Pfeiffer 4-2 Saturday night in the championship game of the Conference Carolinas Tournament.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Mens' basketball team fell to the University of Tennessee by a 77-49 score in an exhibition game Saturday night to kick off the 2014-15 season at Thompson-Boling Arena.