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Explore the rich tradition and history of Lenoir-Rhyne by browsing news, accomplishments, and athletic highlights through the years.

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  • 1965
  • Alumni

Carolyn Smith Gregg ’65 received the Award of Distinction from the East Tennessee Historical Society in May at the society’s annual meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee. The award was given for her leadership in preserving the Blue Spring Lutheran Church and Cemetery through the compilation of books “The History of Blue Springs Lutheran Church and Cemetery, 1811-2016,” and “Blue Springs Church, Community, and Colleges,” as well as through her role as historian of the Blue Springs Historical Association.

Read More about CAROLYN SMITH GREGG ’65
  • 1981
  • Alumni

Rev. John Stirewalt '81 is the pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church in Lexington, South Carolina, and was elected to the LR Alumni Association board of directors. Stirewalt also serves on the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary Alumni Day Planning Committee. He is pursuing a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling at LR. Stirewalt is certified as a Level 1 Coach of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Read More about REV. JOHN STIREWALT ’81

ATHLETICS

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  • Men's Lacrosse

The LR men’s lacrosse team had its best season in school history in 2018.

  • Women's Lacrosse

The LR women’s lacrosse team won its first South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championship in 2018. The Bears went a perfect 8-0 in league play and advanced to the finals of the league tournament.

  • track and field

The women’s track and field team finished in third place at the 2018 SAC Indoor and Outdoor Championships. 

  • track and field

The men’s track and field team finished in third place at the 2018 SAC Indoor and Outdoor Championships. 

  • Tennis

The LRU men's and women's teams clinched their first-ever berth in the SAC Tournament Championship.

  • Golf

The men’s golf team finished in seventh place at the SAC Championships.

  • Softball

LR won its 12th SAC Regular Season Championship in school history and advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championship.

  • Baseball

The baseball team finished with a 27-22 overall record and 13-14 in the SAC.

  • Swimming

The men’s swimming team finished in eighth place at the 2018 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships and the women’s team finished in sixth place.

  • Women's Basketball

The LR women’s basketball team finished 15-14 on the year and went 9-11 in the SAC. 

  • Men's Basketball

The LR men’s basketball team finished 11-16 on the year, and went 6-14 in the SAC.

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