Lacrosse Angels Edge Roanoke 11-10 in OTThe Meredith College lacrosse Angels edged the visiting Roanoke Maroons in a thrilling 11-10 win in overtime. Sophomore standout Holly Hite led MCLax with four goals in seven attempts and five draw controls.
Mabe 3-for-3 as Softball Drops Two to #19 MarlinsThe Meredith College softball Angels dropped both games in Saturday's non-conference doubleheader to the visiting Virginia Wesleyan Marlins, ranked 19th in the latest Division III national poll. Rookie shortstop Kelsey Mabe went three-for-three at the plate in game two's 8-4 loss. VWC handled the Angels 9-1 in the first.
Hawks Claim 9-0 Decision at MeredithThe Meredith College tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to the visiting NCAA Division II Chowan Hawks, who ranked sixth in the latest Oracle/ITA Atlantic Region collegiate poll.
Lax Angels Handle Quakers 14-7In Wednesday's non-conference road match, the Meredith College lacrosse Angels handled the Guilford Quakers 14-7. Carlee Joseph led the Avenging Angels with five goals, one assist.
Jackson's Win Versus Captains Recognized by NFCAMeredith College softball pitcher Taylor Jackson was recognized Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for her performance last weekend versus the visiting Christopher Newport Captains. The Avenging Angels defeated nationally-ranked CNU 5-4 in game one of the home doubleheader with Jackson in the circle.
Softball Tops #16 Christopher Newport 5-4The Meredith College softball team held on for a 5-4 victory over the visiting Christopher Newport Captains in game one of Saturday's non-conference doubleheader. The Captain's, ranked 16th in the NFCA's preseason poll, capped off the action with a 4-0 win in game two.
Hayes Earns All-Division First Team HonorMeredith College basketball standout Jessi Hayes was named to the USA South's All-Conference East Division's first team as announced Thursday from the league office. Hayes wrapped up her four-year career with the Avenging Angels last Sunday.
Cross Country Angels Earn Academic HonorThe Meredith College cross country team collected their fourth national honor for academic achievement as announced recently from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) headquarters.
Hayes Wraps Up Four-Year Career with 58-31 Win Over BaldwinSenior Jessi Hayes recorded 10 rebounds, three assists, and two steals as the Meredith College basketball team captured a 58-31 win over visiting Mary Baldwin to close out the season Sunday afternoon. Rookie Maddie Gladwell led the Angels with a career-high 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting.
Softball's Bucklin/Artigues Drive Three Homers in Split with ShawThe Meredith College softball team capped off a weekend doubleheader with a split in Sunday's non-conference action with Shaw University. Meredith claimed the first game 19-0 in five innings, and the Bears followed with a 5-1 decision in the nightcap. Brittany Bucklin and Eran Artigues combined for three homers and six RBIs to lead the Avenging Angels.
UMW Hands Lacrosse a 12-4 LossThe Meredith College lacrosse Angels lost 12-4 to a seasoned Mary Washington squad, ranked nationally in the preseason poll. Carlee Joseph led MC Lax with two goals, and Molly Miller recorded three assists.
Softball Drops Two to Guilford in Home OpenerThe Meredith College softball team opened the 2017 campaign in a home doubleheader Saturday versus the Guilford Quakers. Brittany Bucklin led the Avenging Angels with four hits, three RBIs on the day.
Three Point Shooting Keeps Meredith Close in 61-55 Loss to PanthersThe Meredith College basketball team made 7-of-10 three pointers in the second half to challenge the USA South's East Division leader, but the Ferrum Panthers held on for a 61-55 victory in Saturday's contest. Jessi Hayes and Chandler Hines scored 15 points apiece in the loss.
Cougars Claim 62-43 Win Over BasketballThe Meredith College basketball team dropped a 62-43 loss to the visiting Averett Cougars in USA South action Wednesday night. Chandler Hines led the Avenging Angels with 16 points.
Meredith Tennis Falls 9-0 to BearsThe Meredith College tennis team hosted the NCAA Division II Shaw Bears in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon with a 9-0 decision in favor of the visitors.
USA South Releases Women's Tennis PollThe USA South Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll tabbed the Meredith College Avenging Angels for a third place this spring in the East Division. Fourth year Head Coach Meredith Vincent will look to seniors Cailin Goff and Laura Anne Hatcher to challenge the top conference players.
Hayes Scores 28 in 60-53 Loss to PrideA seven-man Meredith College basketball crew put together 40 minutes of solid effort in Sunday's 60-53 USA South loss to the visiting Greensboro Pride. Jessi Hayes scored an impressive 28 points to lead the Angels, and rookie Maddie Gladwell recorded seven assists as the starting point guard in only her second start on the season.
Pacers Mount a Comeback to Edge Meredith Basketball 63-60After holding a 20-point lead over the visiting William Peace Pacers midway through the third quarter, the Meredith College basketball Angels scored just two field goals the rest of the way as the Pacers finished out a 63-60 USA South win. Both Jessi Hayes and Amy Rhoney posted double-double performances with 15 points, 10 rebounds apiece.
Tennis Angels Fall to Nationally Ranked UMW EaglesThe Meredith College tennis team continued its tough non-conference schedule with a 9-0 loss to the University of Mary Washington Eagles, who ranked 15th nationally in November's final fall NCAA Division III poll.
Softball Picked Third in USA South Preseason Coaches PollThe Meredith College softball team was picked to finish third this season in the USA South East Division Preseason Poll as voted on by the head coaches from Averett, Ferrum, Greensboro, Methodist, Mary Baldwin, N.C. Wesleyan, and William Peace. The Wesleyan Bishops were picked to finish first in league standings, and the Ferrum Panthers placed second.
Lacrosse Leads USA South Preseason Coaches PollThe Meredith College lacrosse team was selected in the USA South Preseason Coaches' Poll to win the conference again this year. Under the direction of fifth year Head Coach Lauren Scott, the Avenging Angels captured their first regular season crown in 2016 and their third consecutive tournament title.
Basketball Angels Edge Mustangs 69-61 in Non-Conference ActionThe Meredith College basketball Angels recovered from a first-half deficit to finish off the visiting non-conference Mid-Atlantic Mustangs Wednesday evening. Jessi Hayes led the Avenging Angels with 18 points, and Kirstie King scored a season-high 14.
Monarchs Edge Meredith Basketball 56-48Host Methodist University rallied in the fourth quarter of Sunday's USA South women's basketball game to edge the Meredith College Angels 56-48. Jessi Hayes and Amy Rhoney recorded double-doubles on the day with leading point and rebound efforts for Meredith.
Bishops Manage 74-61 Victory Over Basketball AngelsThe Meredith College basketball Angels fell 74-61 to USA South foe N.C. Wesleyan Saturday afternoon. Senior standout Jessi Hayes led the Avenging Angels with 17 points, and Chandler Hines following close behind with 12.
Tennis Opens with Loss to ElonThe Meredith College (0-1) tennis squad opened the spring season with a tough match versus a seasoned NCAA Division I team in the Elon University Phoenix (4-2). The team's gathered at Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center in Durham.
Hatcher Represents Meredith at NCAA ConventionSenior tennis player and Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President Laura Anne Hatcher joined 24 other USA South student-athletes last week at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tenn. For the first time the conference used NCAA grant funds to send a cohort of athletes to the annual event.
Thomas Ranked Regionally for Sprint PerformanceRookie sprinter Essence Thomas ranks in the Division III South/SE Region top-30 performance list of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Her performance in the 60m and 200m sprints in December's JDL Kickoff Indoor Classic place her in 22nd in both events.
Third Quarter Rally Falls Short in 75-66 Loss to PacersA third quarter rally would not erase a 20-point first half deficit as the Meredith College basketball Angels dropped Tuesday night's USA South game to cross-town rival William Peace. Amy Rhoney recorded her fourth career double-double with 19 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.
Indoor Track Angels Perform as Team for First TimeLed by freshman Essence Thomas, who represented Meredith as an individual competitor in December, the Meredith College indoor track team traveled to Winston-Salem Saturday for the Wake Forest Invitational to perform as a team for the first time in school history.
Basketball Angels Fall 68-40 to PrideThe Meredith College basketball team fell 68-40 to Greensboro College in Wednesday's USA South Conference contest. Chandler Hines led the Avenging Angels with 12 points, all from three-point range.
Hayes Scores 1000th Career Point in 52-44 Loss to MonarchsThe Meredith College basketball Angels dropped Sunday's league contest 52-44 over USA South foe Methodist University. Senior standout Jessi Hayes scored her 1,000th career point on a three pointer at the buzzer to close out the third quarter.
Hayes/Hines Score Career Highs in 74-61 Win Over BishopsThe Meredith College basketball Angels shutout USA South rival N.C. Wesleyan in a 74-61 thriller to claim their first win on the season. Jessi Hayes with 37 and Chandler Hines with 17 recorded impressive career-high point totals to lead the Avenging Angels.
Angels Drop League Opener to Averett 65-54The Meredith College Angels basketball team dropped Wednesday night's USA South Conference opener 65-54 to the host Averett Cougars. Led by a 17-point performance from Jessi Hayes, a hard fought battle kept the Avenging Angels close into the final minutes of the game.
Meredith Athletics Launches shopavengingangels.comThe Meredith College athletics program partnered with Advanced-Online to launch a new online store Friday. The new site features a host of sport-specific logo options, customizable features, name brand gear, and a wide variety of products.