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2016-17 Basketball News

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    February 16, 2017
    Hayes Earns All-Division First Team Honor Meredith 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.
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    February 12, 2017
    Hayes Wraps Up Four-Year Career with 58-31 Win Over Baldwin Senior 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.
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    February 11, 2017
    Three Point Shooting Keeps Meredith Close in 61-55 Loss to Panthers The 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.
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    February 08, 2017
    Cougars Claim 62-43 Win Over Basketball The 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.
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    February 05, 2017
    Hayes Scores 28 in 60-53 Loss to Pride A 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.
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    February 03, 2017
    2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball Top Plays of January The 2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball January Plays of the Month. Meredith highlights Roulhac, Rhoney, Preston, and Gladwell.
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    February 04, 2017
    Pacers Mount a Comeback to Edge Meredith Basketball 63-60 After 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.
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    February 02, 2017
    USA South SAAC at 2017 NCAA Convention A wrap-up of 25 USA South SAAC Members' trip to the 2017 NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
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    February 01, 2017
    Basketball Angels Edge Mustangs 69-61 in Non-Conference Action The 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.
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    January 29, 2017
    Monarchs Edge Meredith Basketball 56-48 Host 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.
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    January 28, 2017
    Bishops Manage 74-61 Victory Over Basketball Angels The 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.
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    January 24, 2017
    Third Quarter Rally Falls Short in 75-66 Loss to Pacers A 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.
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    January 23, 2017
    Hatcher Represents Meredith at NCAA Convention Senior 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.
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    January 22, 2017
    King/Gladwell Come Off Bench to Lead Basketball in 62-49 Win Over MBU The Meredith College basketball team defeated Mary Baldwin University 62-49 Sunday afternoon in USA South action. Kirstie King and Maddie Gladwell led a second and third quarter surge by the Avenging Angels to capture the team's second victory on the season.
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    January 21, 2017
    Struggling Offense Leads to 61-36 Loss to Panthers The Meredith College basketball team dropped Saturday's USA South contest 61-36 versus the East Division's leader Ferrum College. Jessi Hayes notched 16 points in the loss.
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    January 18, 2017
    Basketball Angels Fall 68-40 to Pride The 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.
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    January 15, 2017
    Hayes Scores 1000th Career Point in 52-44 Loss to Monarchs The 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.
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    January 14, 2017
    Hayes/Hines Score Career Highs in 74-61 Win Over Bishops The 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.
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    January 11, 2017
    Angels Drop League Opener to Averett 65-54 The 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.
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    January 11, 2017
    Follow Live: Basketball at Averett Tonight at 7:30 p.m. After North Carolina's recent winter storm, the Meredith College basketball team finally returns to action Wednesday evening at Averett University. Tip-off of the Avenging Angels' first USA South pairing of the season is slated for 7:30 p.m. in AU's Grant Center in Danville, Va.
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    January 10, 2017
    Weekend Basketball Games Rescheduled Last weekend's basketball games at William Peace and Greensboro canceled due to a winter storm have been rescheduled.
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    January 06, 2017
    Meredith Athletics Launches shopavengingangels.com The 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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    January 05, 2017
    2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball Top Plays of December The 2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball December Plays of the Month.
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    January 01, 2017
    Happy New Year! Happy New Year from the Avenging Angels! Live happy and healthy in 2017.
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    December 30, 2016
    Hayes Scores 22 Points in 66-56 Loss to Huntingdon The 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.
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    December 29, 2016
    Rhoney Leads Basketball Angels with 19 points in 93-48 Loss to Lions Freshman center Amy Rhoney carried Meredith College with 19 points, 10 rebounds in Thursday's 93-48 loss to the Piedmont Lions. Rhoney's performance in PC's Holiday Cancer Awareness Tournament marked her second career double-double this season.
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    December 25, 2016
    Happy Holidays from the Avenging Angels! Happy Holidays! Follow the Avenging Angels basketball team LIVE Thursday and Friday, Dec. 29 and 30 at
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    December 16, 2016
    Second Half Surge Falls Short as Knights Top Basketball Angels 52-41 Meredith 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.
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    December 07, 2016
    Rhoney Scores 18 as Hornets Sting Basketball Angels 89-57 With 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.
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    November 30, 2016
    Basketball Falls 88-39 to Maroons The 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.
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    November 28, 2016
    Quakers Down Meredith Basketball 77-48 in Non-Conference Action The Meredith College basketball Angels dropped Monday's non-conference action at Guilford (5-0) 77-48 falling to 0-4 early this season. Rookie Amy Rhoney led the Avenging Angels with 14 points, seven rebounds in the loss.
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    November 27, 2016
    Basketball Angels Run Out of Steam in 93-40 Loss to Captains The 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.
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    November 22, 2016
    SAAC Collects Food for Salvation Army The 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
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    November 21, 2016
    Wasps Sting Basketball Angels in 103-43 Loss The Meredith College basketball team opened Thanksgiving week with a 103-43 loss at Emory & Henry Monday night. Jessi Hayes led the Angels with 14 points, seven rebounds.
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    November 15, 2016
    Basketball Opens with 67-40 Loss at Pfeiffer The 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.
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    September 26, 2016
    Pepe Returns to Meredith Track & Field with Strength Training Duties Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers announced Monday the return of Jenna Pepe to the athletics staff, now in a full-time role as assistant track & field/head strength & conditioning coach. Pepe stepped in briefly last spring to help the new track & field Avenging Angels finish out their first season as a varsity program.
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    September 23, 2016
    Meet the 2016 Meredith SAAC Senior tennis Avenging Angel Laura Anne Hatcher will lead the 2016 Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). One of SAAC's first service projects will support the USA South annual fall initiative Cans Across the Conference.