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2016-2017 Soccer News

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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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    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 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 01, 2017
    Happy New Year! Happy New Year from the Avenging Angels! Live happy and healthy in 2017.
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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 02, 2016
    Championship Soccer Teams Share Common Experience The 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.
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    December 01, 2016
    Wallace/Loch Garner Women's Soccer All-Region Honors The 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.
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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 22, 2016
    Johnson/Wallace Earn All-State Women's Soccer Honors Meredith College soccer standouts Ellice Johnson and Jessica Wallace earned All-State honors as announced Tuesday from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association.
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    November 05, 2016
    Lawrence Earns All-Tournament Honor Meredith 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.
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    November 04, 2016
    Disappointing Tournament Loss Ends Soccer's Season Early Defending 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.
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    October 29, 2016
    Padilla/DeBellis Lead Soccer to 1-0 Win Over Cougars; Meredith to Host Semis/Championship Olivia DeBellis found Cassie Padilla for the only goal in Saturday's USA South East Division quarterfinal as the top-seeded Meredith College Angels downed the fifth-seeded Averett Cougars. Meredith advanced to the semifinals as the host institution for the final two rounds of tournament action November 4-5.
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    October 27, 2016
    Seven Soccer Angels Honored with USA South End-of-Season Award Seven Meredith College Avenging Angels earned USA South Women's Soccer end-of-season awards as announced Thursday from the conference office. Head Coach Paul Smith collected his fourth Coach of the Year honor and third consecutive after directing his team to a third consecutive regular season crown.
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    October 25, 2016
    Meredith Soccer to Host League Tournament Quarterfinal Saturday, Oct. 29 The USA South Women's Soccer East Division Champion Meredith College Avenging Angels will host the fifth-seeded Averett Cougars in a tournament quarterfinal pairing Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. Averett defeated fifth-seeded N.C. Wesleyan to advance.
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    October 24, 2016
    Wallace Earns League Player of the Week Jessica Wallace collected her second USA South Women's Soccer Player of the Week honor as announced Monday from the league office. She tallied four goals in a 3-0 week as Meredith College clinched the East Division Regular Season Championship.
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    October 23, 2016
    Soccer Angels Clinch USA South East Division on Senior Day The Meredith College soccer team clinched the program's third consecutive title as the USA South East Division Champions. Head Coach Paul Smith and his staff honored seniors Meghan Ingram, Ellice Johnson, Meredith McCarty, Nicole Miller, and Brooke Verburg at halftime of the 14-0 victory over visiting Mary Baldwin.
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    October 22, 2016
    Soccer Downs Ferrum 1-0 in OT to Lead USA South East Division Jessica Wallace and Meghan Ingram paired up for a goal in the fourth minute of overtime to lead Meredith College soccer in a 1-0 victory over the visiting Ferrum Panthers. The win marked the sixth consecutive for Meredith and moved the Avenging Angels into first in USA South East Division standings with one match remaining in the regular season.
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    October 19, 2016
    Soccer Extends Winning Streak with 2-1 Victory Over Cougars The Meredith College squad extended their winning streak to five Wednesday night with a 2-1 victory over the visiting Averett Cougars. The win moves the Angels into second place behind Ferrum with the two teams set to face off Saturday in Raleigh.
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    October 16, 2016
    Angels' Defense Tames the Pride 1-0 The Meredith College Avenging Angels soccer team defeated the Greensboro College Pride 1-0 off of an impressive defensive performance led by Kirstie King. Jessica Wallace scored the lone goal for the Angels as she headed a corner into the back of the net just out of reach of the Greensboro keeper.
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    October 15, 2016
    Freshmen Angels Lead Soccer in 2-0 Shutout Over William Peace Meredith College freshmen Haley Andrews and Hannah Elvington each scored a goal in a 2-0 victory over the visiting William Peace Pacers in Saturday's USA South women's soccer action. The win marks the third consecutive for the Avenging Angels and the fourth in the last five contests as Meredith remains in the hunt for a top seed in the approaching conference tournament.
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    October 11, 2016
    Soccer Requires OT to Down Bishops In Tuesday's USA South match at N.C. Wesleyan, postponed from the weekend due to Hurricane Matthew, the Meredith College soccer team scored late in the second overtime period to hold on for their fifth conference win on the season.
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    October 08, 2016
    Soccer Match at Methodist Postponed Sunday's USA South soccer match at Methodist University will be postponed indefinitely due to large amounts of rainfall from Hurricane Matthew.
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    October 07, 2016
    Soccer vs. Bishops Moved to Tuesday Saturday's USA South soccer match slated at N.C. Wesleyan in Rocky Mount will be played Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. due to hurricane effects from Matthew. Wesleyan will offer live stats and video streaming
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    October 02, 2016
    Three Angels Lead Soccer Over Baldwin Samantha Litt, Elizabeth Snotherly, and Kayla Boudreau each scored two goals apiece to lead the Meredith College soccer team in a 10-0 shutout at Mary Baldwin University Sunday afternoon. Four more Angels scored one in the victory.
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    October 01, 2016
    Soccer Falls to Panthers 2-1 In Saturday's USA South women's soccer action, Meredith College fell 2-1 to the host Ferrum Panthers. Tied at the half, a late Panther goal sent the Angels home with their third conference loss on the season.
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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 25, 2016
    Soccer Angels Hold On for 2-1 Victory Over Visiting Monarchs In front of an engaged hometown crowd, the Meredith College soccer Angels avenged last year's conference semifinals with a thrilling 2-1 victory over the visiting Methodist Monarchs. Sophomore standout Jessica Wallace and rookie Hannah Elvington drove in Meredith's two goals.
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    September 24, 2016
    Bishops Top Soccer 1-0 in USA South Action N.C. Wesleyan edged past the Meredith College soccer Angels 1-0 Saturday afternoon in USA South action. Meredith dropped to fifth in the East division standings with the loss, and rival Methodist University heads to campus Sunday afternoon for a rematch from last year's tournament semifinal.
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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.
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    September 21, 2016
    Cougars Slip Past Soccer 3-2 to Lead East Division In USA South women's soccer action Wednesday night, the host Averett Cougars slipped past Meredith College 3-2 to edge into the lead in the East Division. Now tied for second with both N.C. Wesleyan and Methodist, the Avenging Angels host both conference foes this weekend in what promises to be a thrilling doubleheader.
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    September 18, 2016
    Ingram/Johnson Lead Soccer to 1-0 Win at Greensboro The Meredith College soccer team extended their USA South wins to two with a 1-0 victory over the Greensboro Pride. Ellice Johnson delivered her second assist of the weekend, this time to Meghan Ingram, to lead the Angels to the win.
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    September 17, 2016
    Soccer Opens USA South Season with 2-0 Victory Over Pacers The Meredith College soccer Angels opened the USA South campaign Saturday with a 2-0 victory over host William Peace University. All eight members of the East division (formerly the North) competed today with Averett, Methodist, and N.C. Wesleyan also winning.
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    September 12, 2016
    Three Avenging Angels Earn USA South Weekly Nod The Meredith College Avenging Angels received a nod from the USA South in each of the program's fall sports as announced Monday from the league office. Jessica Wallace, Caroline Corey, and Caroline Diorio were recognized.
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    September 10, 2016
    Soccer's Wallace Nets Three to Record First Win of the Season The Meredith College soccer team wrapped up the Guilford/Salem Classic Saturday afternoon with a 6-1 victory over Guilford. Jessica Wallace scored three in the first half to secure the win for the Avenging Angels.
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    September 09, 2016
    Knights Score Two Late to Steal Soccer Match 2-1 In Friday night's action in the Guilford/Salem Classic, the Meredith College soccer team held a 1-0 lead through nearly 74 minutes of play only to have Southern Virginia net two goals late in the match to secure the win. The Angels will pair off with Guilford Saturday afternoon at Salem to wrap up the tournament weekend.
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    September 02, 2016
    Soccer Angels Fall 3-1 in Season Opener In Friday afternoon's season opener at the Salisbury University Classic, Meredith College fell 3-1 to the host Seagulls. Down by three in the final minutes of the match, Ellice Johnson flipped a shot to the far right corner of the box to put the Avenging Angels on the board. ... Saturday's matches have been cancelled.
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    August 25, 2016
    Grubb Named Assistant Soccer Coach Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers announced Jen Grubb as the next assistant soccer coach for the Avenging Angels this month. North Carolina native Jen Grubb recently returned to her home state, and Head Coach Paul Smith recruited his former player to join the coaching staff.
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    August 17, 2016
    Soccer Shares the Top of Preseason Poll with Monarchs Under the direction of longtime Head Soccer Coach Paul Smith, entering his 16th season with the Avenging Angels, Meredith College shared the lead with rival Methodist University in the USA South East Division Preseason Coaches Poll as announced Wednesday from the conference office.
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    June 20, 2016
    2016 Soccer Schedule Announced Longtime Head Coach Paul Smith released the 2016 Meredith College women's soccer schedule Tuesday, which includes last year's regionally ranked Salisbury University. The Avenging Angels collected the program's third USA South Regular Season title in November with an 11-0-1 league record (14-5-1 overall).