Lenoir–Rhyne Bears

The Lenoir–Rhyne Bears are composed of 22 teams representing Lenoir–Rhyne University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track & field. Men's sports include baseball and football. Women's sports include volleyball and softball. The Bears compete in the NCAA Division II and are members of the South Atlantic Conference.[1]

Lenoir–Rhyne Bears
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UniversityLenoir–Rhyne University
ConferenceSouth Atlantic Conference
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorKim Pate
LocationHickory, North Carolina
Varsity teams22
Football stadiumMoretz Stadium
Basketball arenaShuford Memorial Gymnasium
MascotJoe and Josie Bear
NicknameBears
ColorsCardinal and Black
         
Websitewww.lrbears.com

TeamsEdit

Men's Women's
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Golf
Football Lacrosse
Golf Soccer
Lacrosse Softball
Soccer Swimming
Swimming Tennis
Tennis Track & Field
Track & Field Volleyball

BaseballEdit

Lenoir–Rhyne has had 7 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.[2]

Year Player Round Team
1981 Craig Corbett 10 Expos
1991 Steven Davis 31 Cubs
1991 Michael Tidwell 25 Cubs
1999 Ralph Roberts 36 Devil Rays
2000 Ralph Roberts 32 Diamondbacks
2000 Samuel Hewitt 28 Athletics
2003 Brad Nelson 10 Braves
2017 John Curtis 10 Braves

FootballEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LRBears.com Official Website of Lenoir-Rhyne University Athletics". lrbears.com. Retrieved July 28, 2012.
  2. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "Lenoir-Rhyne College (Hickory, NC)"". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 5, 2013.

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