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.
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Hayes Scores 22 Points in 66-56 Loss to HuntingdonThe Meredith College basketball team made a strong run at the Huntingdon Hawks Friday afternoon in day two of the Piedmont College Cancer Awareness Tournament. Jessi Hayes scored a season-high 22 points, but a tough third period left the Avenging Angels with a 66-56 loss.
Second Half Surge Falls Short as Knights Top Basketball Angels 52-41Meredith College basketball senior Jessi Hayes recorded her first double-double of the season with 17 points, 13 rebounds as the St. Andrew's Knights edged the Avenging Angels 52-41 Friday afternoon. A second half offensive surge pulled the Angels to within eight with 90 seconds remaining, but MC simply ran out of time.
Blaylock/Hafliger Earn All-State Volleyball HonorsThe Meredith College volleyball team continues to garner recognition for one of the most successful seasons in program history. Juniors Hannah Blaylock and Alex Hafliger earned All-State first team honors as announced Wednesday by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA).
Rhoney Scores 18 as Hornets Sting Basketball Angels 89-57With the semester's final exams fast approaching, the Meredith College basketball team dropped Wednesday night's road game 89-57 versus Lynchburg College. Rookie Amy Rhoney led the Angels with 18 points on 8-of-12 field goal shooting and 2-of-3 from the stripe.
Championship Soccer Teams Share Common ExperienceThe Meredith College soccer Angels recently enjoyed lunch and conversation with the Ligon Middle School championship girls soccer team. Invited to campus by Principal Gretta Dula as a reward for her team's success, Head Meredith Coach Paul Smith and his USA South Regular Season Championship team shared time with the young players.
Wallace/Loch Garner Women's Soccer All-Region HonorsThe championship Meredith College soccer team continues to garner recognition for a successful 2016 season. Sophomore forward Jessica Wallace earned 2016 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NCAA Division III Women's All-South Atlantic Region second team honors, and junior goalie Jaisa Loch earned a third team selection.
Basketball Falls 88-39 to MaroonsThe Meredith College basketball team suffered a tough 88-39 loss Wednesday evening to the host Roanoke Maroons in the second of a nine-game road series. Jessi Hayes led the Angels with 10 points, and Amy Rhoney tallied as many rebounds.
Basketball Angels Run Out of Steam in 93-40 Loss to CaptainsThe Meredith College Avenging Angels faced off with nationally ranked Christopher Newport in Sunday's home opener. Meredith played a strong first half against the Captains but ran out of steam down the stretch in a 93-40 loss to the former USA South member. Jessi Hayes led the Angels with 14 points, and Amy Rhoney notched eight rebounds, three assists.
Angels on the Run - Vol. 2 No. 3Meredith College local Caroline Diorio of Cary, North Carolina, contributes her final student-athlete blog of the season. She chronicled her experience as a collegiate freshman cross country runner.
SAAC Collects Food for Salvation ArmyThe Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), which includes representatives from each of the athletic program's eight sports, collected 833 non-perishable food items during the fall semester. As part of the USA South SAAC's annual initiative Cans Across
Basketball Opens with 67-40 Loss at PfeifferThe Meredith College basketball team's season opener at Pfeiffer University Tuesday evening ended in a 67-40 loss. Rookie Amy Rhoney led the way with her first career double-double on 17 points and 12 rebounds from the inside.
Volleyball's Storied Run Ends with 3-0 Loss to #10 JuniataThe USA South Champion Meredith College volleyball team ended the program's most successful season-to-date with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-9, 25-21) loss to the 10th-ranked Juniata Eagles in Friday's round one action of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
Corey Named South Region Freshman of the YearMeredith College outside hitter Caroline Corey earned Division III South Region Freshman of the Year and All-Region honors as announced Thursday from the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Cross Country Heads to NCAA RegionalsThe Meredith College cross country Angels head to Berry College in Rome, Ga. this weekend for the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional meet. Led by All-Conference first team honorees Itzel Gonzalez and Abigail Thiele, the Avenging Angels will face off with 44 teams, including eight from the USA South.
Volleyball to Play Juniata in NCAA RegionalThe Meredith College volleyball Angels will travel to the University of Mary Washington Friday for the NCAA Division III Regionals this weekend. The Avenging Angels swept Averett in the USA South championship match last Saturday in order to earn the league's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament and will face off with Juniata College in the 3 p.m. match.
NCAA DIII Volleyball Tournament Selection Show Monday, Nov. 7The Meredith College Avenging Angels earned the program's first-ever USA South Tournament Championship Saturday with a 3-0 sweep over the top-seeded Averett Cougars and earned the league's automatic qualifyer to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Monday, Nov. 7 at 12:30 p.m. the NCAA will announce the volleyball tournament selections via a live stream on ncaa.com.
Volleyball Wins USA South Championship with 3-0 Sweep Over CougarsThe East second-seed Meredith College volleyball team collected the program's first USA South Championship Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-21) sweep over East top-seed and host Averett University. Tournament Most Valuable Player Hannah Blaylock led the match with 39 assists, adding nine digs.
Lawrence Earns All-Tournament HonorMeredith College defender Hannah Lawrence earned a spot on the USA South Women's Soccer All-Tournament team with her effort throughout the event. After claiming the league's East Division Regular Season Championship on a seven-game winning streak, the Avenging Angels were dismissed in the semifinals by the eventual tournament champion Lions.
Volleyball Angels Advance to First USA South Championship and Will Face AverettA 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-17) sweep over the West's fourth-seeded LaGrange Panthers sends the East's second-seeded Meredith College volleyball team into Saturday's USA South Championship. The Avenging Angels will face the East's top-seeded Averett Cougars at 2 p.m. for the program's first chance at a conference title.
Disappointing Tournament Loss Ends Soccer's Season EarlyDefending tournament champion and the West's third seed Piedmont College handed the East Division's top-seeded Meredith College Angels a 2-1 double-overtime loss in Friday's first USA South Women's Soccer Tournament semifinal pairing. Hannah Lawrence scored Meredith's lone goal early in the match only to have the chance at the title once again stripped away midway through a second extra period.
Corey Leads Volleyball Awards as USA South Rookie of the YearOutside hitter Caroline Corey led a six-member-cast of the Meredith College volleyball team in this year's USA South Conference awards as the 2016 Rookie of the Year. Under the direction of 10-year Head Coach Fiona Barkley, the Avenging Angels completed the regular season 23-2 overall and 14-1 in league play for the fewest losses in program history.