Meredith to Announce the Addition of its Seventh Varsity Sport
Raleigh, N.C. - Meredith College will hold a special event on Wednesday, November 9 at 4 p.m. at the Meredith Athletic Field and Track Complex to announce the addition of its seventh varsity sport. The event will feature Meredith President Dr. Jo Allen, USA South Commissioner Rita Wiggs, student athletes and other campus dignitaries.
The Avenging Angels’ newest team will begin play in the 2012-13 academic year. The Board of Trustees approved the addition of the new sport at their fall 2011 meeting. Meredith will be the first college or university in Raleigh to offer this women’s varsity sport. The most recent varsity sports to be added were soccer in 1993 and cross country in 2005.
The event will be webcast by the Meredith Sports Network for
those who cannot attend: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/meredith-sports-network
About Athletics at Meredith College: Meredith College competes in the USA South Athletic Conference. Meredith College currently fields teams in basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. The new players will join all Meredith athletes in addressing the four core competencies of the Meredith Athletic program: integrity, discipline, respect, and responsibility.
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