2016-17 Lacrosse News

  • MC Lax Stings Hornets with 11-10 Victory
    April 26, 2017
    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.
  • Barkley to Take on New Role with Meredith Athletics
    April 25, 2017
    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.
  • Alyssa Codispoti - Going Strong
    April 24, 2017
    Meredith College lacrosse defender Alyssa Codispoti shares her "Strong Story."
  • Golf Classic Rescheduled for May 8
    April 23, 2017
    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.
  • USA South Conference Presidents Cup Standings
    April 18, 2017
    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.
  • Lacrosse Angels Win Fourth USA South Tournament Championship
    April 15, 2017
    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.
  • Lacrosse Dominates Pride 19-5 to Advance to League Championship
    April 14, 2017
    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.
  • USA South Player of the Year Joseph Leads Slate of Nine Lacrosse Angels with League Honors
    April 12, 2017
    For the second consecutive year junior attacker Carlee Joseph leads the Meredith College Avenging Angels as the USA South Women's Lacrosse Player of the Year. Nine Angels were recognized in this year's conference awards, as the team collected its second consecutive Regular Season Championship.
  • Lacrosse Angels Cruise Past Pride 18-6 to Close Regular Season
    April 08, 2017
    In Saturday's final regular season pairing, the Meredith College lacrosse squad cruised past the host Greensboro Pride 18-6. The two teams will face off again next Friday morning in the first USA South Conference Tournament semifinal.
  • Lacrosse Takes Over USA South Instagram Account
    April 07, 2017
    As part of a new conference initiative, the Meredith College lacrosse Angels will assume control of the USA South Instagram account Friday, April 7, through Sunday night.
  • 2017 Division III Week - Athletic Experience
    April 07, 2017
    USA South Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) members share their thoughts on how Division III has helped them continue competing in the sports they have always enjoyed.
  • Miller's Five Assists Help MC Lax Clinch Second USA South Regular Season Title with 19-2 Win Over Panthers
    April 04, 2017
    Meredith College lacrosse clinched the program's second consecutive USA South Regular Season Championship Tuesday evening with a 19-2 victory over the visiting Ferrum Panthers. Avenging Angel Molly Miller dished out a match-high five assists in the win.
  • Joseph/Codispoti/Cerasi Honored with USA South Weekly Nod
    April 03, 2017
    Three Meredith College student-athletes earned recognition Monday from the USA South Conference office. Carlee Joseph collected her second selection this season as the women's lacrosse Player of the Week, and teammate Alyssa Codispoti was recognized for the second time this year as the sport's Defensive Player of the Week. Julia Cerasi was tabbed Softball's Rookie Pitcher of the Week for the second time as well.
  • Lacrosse Senior Day Ends in 19-3 Victory Over Hawks
    April 02, 2017
    Sunday's Senior Day match versus the visting Huntingdon Hawks wrapped up a conference doubleheader weekend for the Meredith College lacrosse Angels with a 19-3 victory. With just two USA South matches remaining, MC Lax leads the league 4-0. Alyssa Codispoti, Jennifer Halvorson, Molly Miller, and Katie Sills were recognized prior to the first draw.
  • Hite's 12 Draw Controls Propel Lacrosse to 23-3 Victory Over LaGrange
    April 01, 2017
    Meredith College midfielder Holly Hite collected a career-high 12 draw controls to help the Avenging Angels control Saturday's 23-3 victory over the USA South's LaGrange Panthers. Carlee Joseph led the match with five goals.
  • Hite on Division III Watch List as Top Player
    March 29, 2017
    Meredith College lacrosse standout Holly Hite garnered a nod from the sport's premiere media outlet Inside Lacrosse in Tuesday's "Midseason Report." Hite was 1-of-10 players on the Player of the Year watch list, and each of the other 9 play for one of this week's top-25 programs.
  • Maria Codispoti Nets Game Winner in 12-11 OT Victory Over Bridgewater
    March 29, 2017
    In Wednesday afternoon's non-conference action versus Bridgewater, Meredith College lacrosse downed the Eagles 12-11 in a sudden-victory overtime thriller. Jordyn King controlled the opening draw in the extra period, and Maria Codispoti netted the game winner.
  • Cerasi/Ruffin Earn USA South Weekly Nod
    March 27, 2017
    Meredith College freshman softball pitcher Julia Cerasi and junior lacrosse defender Cameron Ruffin earned a nod Monday from the USA South Athletic Conference. Cerasi garnered her first Rookie Pitcher of the Week selection, and Ruffin was named the Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Lacrosse Angels Cruise Past Piedmont 19-6
    March 25, 2017
    The Meredith College lacrosse Angels dominated Saturday's USA South match at Piedmont for a 19-6 victory. Holly Hite led with a match-high five goals, tying her season-high, and seven draw controls.
  • Halvorson/Morse Collect USA South Weekly Honors
    March 20, 2017
    Two Meredith College Avenging Angels earned USA South weekly honors as announced Monday from the league office. Lacrosse attack Jennifer Halvorson earned her first weekly nod as the Player of the Week, and softball's Myah Morse collected her first Rookie Pitcher of the Week selection.
  • Joseph Scores Five as MC Lax Coasts to 21-5 Victory Over Pirates
    March 19, 2017
    The Meredith College lacrosse team coasted to a 21-5 victory over the Southwestern University Pirates in Sunday afternoon's non-conference action. Led by Carlee Joseph with five goals in as many shots on goal, ten Angels found the net in the win.
  • Halvorson Leads Lacrosse in 13-11 Victory Over Visiting Royals
    March 17, 2017
    Jennifer Halvorson scored a season high six goals in a career-high 12 attempts to lead the Meredith College lacrosse Angels to a 13-11 victory over the visiting Scranton Royals on Friday evening. Meredith scored four consecutive goals late in the second half to secure the win.
  • Three Angels Lead MC Lax in 15-7 Victory Over Monarchs
    March 15, 2017
    The Meredith College Lax Angels cruised to a 15-7 win over USA South Conference foe Methodist University. Julie Capretti, Jennifer Halvorson, and Holly Hite carried the Avenging Angels with four goals apiece.
  • Hite/Joseph Collect USA South Weekly Honor
    March 13, 2017
    Meredith College standouts Holy Hite and Carlee Joseph earned USA South women's lacrosse weekly honors as announced Monday from the conference office. Joseph was named Player of the Week and Hite earned Defensive Player of the Week as the Avenging Angels earned three road wins during spring break last week.
  • Joseph/Hite Lead Lax Angels in 20-7 Win Over Berry
    March 09, 2017
    The Meredith lacrosse team capped off a three-match road series during the college's spring break with a 20-7 victory over the Berry Vikings. Led by the offensive dominance of Carlee Joseph and Holly Hite, the Avenging Angels extend their winning streak to five heading into the USA South schedule.
  • Thirteen Lax Angels Score in 23-5 Victory Over Albion
    March 08, 2017
    In Tuesday's Noon lacrosse match on the neutral turf of the University of the South, Meredith College dispatched a 23-5 win over the Albion Britons. Thirteen Avenging Angels contributed to the offense, and Holly Hite's career-high 11 draw controls kept the ball in Meredith's possession.
  • Meadows,'15, Joins Bishops Coaching Staff
    March 06, 2017
    Meredith College alumna Charlotte "Lottie" Meadows, '15, recently joined the USA South's N.C. Welseyan College women's lacrosse coaching staff. The Battling Bishops reinstated the program slated to begin spring 2018 under direction of new head coach Bridgett Walker, and Meadows will assist in all aspects of the program.
  • Lacrosse Angel Joseph Nets Seven in 17-7 Win Over Sewanee
    March 06, 2017
    The Meredith College lacrosse Angels opened a three-match spring break series Monday with a 17-7 victory over the host Sewanee Tigers in non-conference action. Junior Carlee Joseph recorded a breakout game on the season with seven goals, and Julie Capretti tallied four to lead the Avenging Angels.
  • Meredith Athletics Kicks Off Pennies for a Purpose Fundraiser
    March 02, 2017
    The Meredith College Athletics Department has kicked off its annual spring fundraiser “Pennies for a Purpose” in an effort to help a nonprofit of their choice. All proceeds from this year’s fundraiser will go towards the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society.
  • Hite/Codispoti Collect USA South Weekly Honor
    February 27, 2017
    Meredith College Avenging Angels Holly Hite and Alyssa Codispoti collected their first USA South Women's Lacrosse weekly nods as announced Monday from the league office. MCLax defeated Guilford College 14-7 in a midweek road match and capped off the series with an 11-10 overtime win at home Saturday afternoon versus the Roanoke Maroons.
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