Meredith College alumna-athlete Emily Hendricks, '16, will join the volleyball staff this fall as the program's new assistant coach. She will work with newly appointed Interim Head Coach Kenzie Aries to lead the 2016 USA South Tournament Champion Avenging Angels.
A record 76 individuals representing 61 percent of Meredith College student-athletes were named to the 2017 USA South All-Academic team as announced Monday from the conference office. The field of honorees represent each of Meredith's eight varsity sports of basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.
Meredith College softball standouts Haley Ervin and Brittany Bucklin were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association's (NFCA) Division III All-Atlantic Region team. Ervin earned placement on the second team as a designated player, and Bucklin received an at-large bid on the third team.
In Saturday's round one action of the NCAA Division Women's Lacrosse Tournament, Meredith College lost 11-5 to a strong defensive team in the University of Mary Washington. Jennifer Halvorson, Jordyn King, and Molly Miller led the Avenging Angels with two points apiece.
Meredith College lacrosse players Carlee Joseph and Holly Hite collected Division III All-Chesapeake Region honors Friday as announced from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Joseph's first team selection marks her second such honor, and Hite was named to the Chesapeake region's second team.
Meredith College lacrosse standout Carlee Joseph earned selection to the Academic All-District® women's at-large team as announced Thursday from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The program recognizes the nation's student-athletes who perform at the top of their game both academically and athletically.
Meredith’s Avenging Angels Lacrosse team is playing in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on May 13. Since the seniors on the team would miss their commencement ceremony, Meredith honored these students with their own min-commencement on May 11, 2017, in Johnson Hall rotunda. President Jo Allen, ’80, Vice President for College Programs Jean Jackson, ’75, and Chaplain Donna Battle spoke at the event, which incorporated Meredith’s long-standing traditions from commencement weekend including Class Day and the Baccalaureate Worship Service in an effort to give seniors Alyssa Codispoti, Jennifer Halvorson, Molly Miller, and Katherine Sills a truly special Meredith graduation experience.
Meredith is a private college in Raleigh, N.C., known for educating and inspiring both undergraduate and graduate students to live with integrity and provide leadership for the needs, opportunities, and challenges of society. Grounded in the liberal arts and committed to professional preparation, Meredith is respected nationally as a vibrant learning environment in which students enhance their strengths, broaden their perspectives, and prepare for lives of impact and distinction.
Meredith College President Jo Allen, Vice President for College Programs Jean Jackson, and the athletics department will host a mini-commencement ceremony Thursday, May 11, at 10 a.m. in front of Johnson Hall for this year’s four lacrosse seniors – Alyssa Codispoti, Jennifer Halvorson, Molly Miller, and Katherine Sills.
Sunday's NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Selection Show revealed the Meredith College Angels' next opponent as the 15th ranked Mary Washington Eagles. The teams will convene May 13 at host Washington & Lee to face off for a chance to play the Generals the following afternoon.
The Meredith College Avenging Angels collected the USA South Women's Lacrosse Sportsmanship Award for the second consecutive year. The conference honor launched in 2004 as part of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee's commitment to sportsmanlike environments in the competitive arena.
Join the Meredith College Avenging Angels Sunday, May 7, for the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament Selection Show slated to air at 9:30 p.m. MC Lax will find out first round opponent and venue details during the online event.
Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers and her staff recognized the outstanding achievements of the Avenging Angels during Tuesday evening's Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony. This year's new event format included a ceremony held in the college's Jones Auditorium with a dessert reception following in the newly renovated Johnson Hall Rotunda.
Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers is pleased to announce Fiona Barkley's new role as the department's assistant athletic director for advancement and external relations beginning August 1, 2017. Thanks to the NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant, Barkley will resign as head volleyball coach to take on a new challenge within Meredith athletics.
Carlee Joseph and Holly Hite led the Meredith College lacrosse Angels with four goals apiece in a 11-10 victory over the host Lynchburg Hornets to close out the regular season with 17 consecutive wins.
Due to the rainy weather forecasted for today and tomorrow, the 19th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic at Brier Creek Country Club has been postponed until Monday, May 8, 2017. The Meredith athletics department will host the full event complete with 18 holes of golf, silent auction, raffles, and dinner, beginning with check-in at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 8.
The Meredith College track & field Avenging Angels finished the outdoor season strong at Thursday's Atlantic Independent Championship. Megan Evans won the 10,000 meter race to open the event, and the Angels finished fifth overall on the day.
Meredith College finished the year ranked second in final USA South Women's Presidents Cup standings, just one and one-half points behind the leader. Regular season championships in soccer, lacrosse, and softball, along with tournament titles in volleyball and lacrosse elevated the Avenging Angels point total.
The top-seeded Meredith College Avenging Angels captured the program's fourth consecutive USA South Women's Lacrosse Tournament Championship with an 18-7 victory over the third-seeded Piedmont Lions. Midfielder Holly Hite earned the Most Valuable Player award with her performance across the two-day event.
The top-seed Meredith College lacrosse Angels cruised past the fourth-seed Greensboro Pride 19-5 in the first of Friday's USA South Tournament Semifinal pairing. The Avenging Angels controlled the ball throughout the 60 minutes of play with 21 draw controls to just 4 from Greensboro and 39 shots to just 9 from the Pride.
The East top-seed Meredith College softball team ended their season early with an all-time college record 28 wins Friday morning. The West three-seed Huntingdon Hawks scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh to eliminate the Angels from the USA South Tournament.