Meredith College standouts Holly Hite and Carlee Joseph garnered Division III All-Chesapeake Region first team honors as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. This marks Hite's second and Joseph's third All-Region selection.
The Meredith College lacrosse Angels concluded the 2018 season Sunday with a 19-11 loss to second-ranked Salisbury in NCAA Division III tournament action. Holly Hite led the Avenging Angels with six goals, 11 draw controls in the loss.
Meredith College controlled possession throughout Saturday's NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament first round action, closing a 20-9 victory over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Mariners. Carlee Joseph led the attack with six goals, and Cameron Ruffin ignited the defense with four caused turnovers on the way to the Avenging Angels' program-first NCAA Tournament victory.
Majoring in biology with minors in Spanish and psychology, Meredith College soccer senior Samantha Litt shares her "Strong Story." Litt studied abroad in Spain during the summer before her junior year, and the new experiences and opportunities added to her minor in Spanish, as well as to her personal development.
Meredith College softball senior Eran Artigues shares her "Strong Story." A double major in mathematics and computer science, Artigues has "learned to be okay with who [she is]." As a recruited student-athlete, she credits Meredith for choosing her, and "[she is] sure glad it did."
As announced in Sunday night's NCAA Division III Tournament selection, the USA South Champion Meredith College lacrosse team will face off with the Merchant Marine Mariners Saturday, May 12, at 1 p.m. in round one action. USMMA captured the Skyline Conference Championship to earn the program's first trip to the tournament, while Saturday marks the Avenging Angels' fifth consecutive appearance.
The Meredith College track & field Angels closed out the season with a strong team performance at Mary Washington's Eagle Invitational Saturday. Megan Evans crushed her previous best in the 1500 meter run with a time of 5:18.12 to win the event and set a new all-time program record.
In the first of a weekend doubleheader in Texas following a fifth consecutive USA South Conference Tournament Championship, Meredith College lacrosse picked up its fourth loss on the season versus the nationally recognized Colorado College Tigers. Carlee Joseph and Maria Codispoti led the Angels with four goals apiece in the 20-18 loss.
Thursday evening's Athletic Awards Night, the second in its new format, celebrated much success and dedication from student-athletes, coaches, and staff. Senior softball infielder Julia Allsbrook, the night's emcee, was recognized with the program-wide Dean Burris Student-Athlete Award, and senior lacrosse attack Carlee Joseph collected her second consecutive Athlete of the Year honor.
Meredith College softball senior Haley Ervin shares her "Strong Story." A mathematics major earning a teaching licensure, Ervin looks forward to sharing her love of math to future students. "[Math] is more than just the numbers," said Ervin.
The Meredith College softball team closed out the 2018 season with a four-game, non-conference, weekend road series. Senior Brittany Bucklin ended her four-year career as the program leader with 120 runs batted in and started in every game since joining the Avenging Angels softball program in 2015 to lead both categories with 164.
Meredith College senior Eran Artigues was named to the USA South Conference Softball All-Tournament team at the conclusion of yesterday's final round. The Avenging Angels went 2-2 in LaGrange, Georgia, last weekend with wins over Averett and Piedmont.
The Meredith College softball Angels rallied to a 2-1 day-two record in the USA South Conference Tournament Saturday. Meredith edged Averett 6-5 to open the day, finished off Piedmont 9-1 in six innings, and rallied late in a 7-5 loss to Salem, eliminating the Avenging Angels from the tournament.
The top-seeded Meredith College Avenging Angels continued their dominance in the USA South with a 21-3 victory over second-seed Piedmont College to capture the program's fifth consecutive Conference Championship. Holly Hite earned her second honor as the tournament's Most Valuable Player, and six Angels earn All-Tournament recognition.
The East third-seed Meredith College tennis team ended their run early in the USA South Conference Tournament with a 7-2 loss to West second-seed Huntingdon Friday. Gillian Emerson and Alexandra Cheney earned the points for the Avenging Angels.
The top-seeded Meredith College lacrosse Angels advanced to the USA South Conference Tournament Championship for the fifth consecutive year with a 24-6 victory over the fourth-seed Greensboro Pride. Meredith will face the second-seeded Piedmont Lions for the fifth time in the finals to defend their title.
The East second-seed Meredith College softball squad suffered a 2-0 loss to the West four-seed Covenant Scots in Friday's USA South Tournament action at the Spring Festival in LaGrange, Georgia. With the loss the Avenging Angels moved to the elimination bracket and will play East third-seed Averett University Saturday at 10 a.m. at Shuford Fields.
Meredith College held Celebrating Student Achievement (CSA) Day Thursday, and student-athletes used the opportunity to show off their skills in the classroom. The daylong event is a longtime tradition when students share results of research and creative projects.
USA South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Year Kimberly Schuh garnered second team honors from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association as announced this week. Schuh led Meredith College to a conference tournament invite as the East six-seed with six wins in league.
For the second time in program history, Meredith College swept the top end-of-season honors for USA South women's lacrosse. Senior attack Carlee Joseph earned her third Player of the Year honor, Lilia Cruz garnered Rookie of the Year, and Lauren Scott was named the sport's Coach of the Year.
As the Meredith College tennis team prepares for Friday's start of the USA South Tournament, the Avenging Angels traveled to N.C. Central University Wednesday for a pairing with the Division I Eagles. Central swept the Angels for a 7-0 win.
In Monday's USA South Conference announcement senior defender Cameron Ruffin collected her fourth women's lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year selection this spring. She set a new all-time Meredith College record Saturday with 98 career caused turnovers.
The Meredith College student-athlete collected $2641 througout the spring semester for donation to the American Cancer Society as part of the USA South's spring service initiative Pennies for a Purpose. Led by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) on each member campus, the conference collected a combined record-setting $20,204.93 to be donated to various organizations.
Meredith College captured the women's lacrosse program's third USA South Regular Season Championship with an unblemished 9-0 league record. The top-seeded Avenging Angels head to LaGrange, Georgia, next weekend with a first-round bye.
The USA Conference Spring Festival takes place next weekend in LaGrange, Georgia, and each of Meredith's three sponsored sports will advance to Friday's first round. The top four tennis teams in each division advance with Meredith College seeded third in the East.
The runners of Meredith College track & field crushed the 5,000 meter race at this weekend's Johnson C. Smith University Invitational. Macy Brinson set a new college record with a time of 18:31.71, while Karen Perez and Emma Travis set PRs as the college's third and fourth best all-time in the event.