2016-2017 Volleyball News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Karlie Long - Going Strong
    April 21, 2017
    Meredith College volleyball standout Karlie Long shares her "Strong Story."
  • Jasmine Aguinaldo - Going Strong
    April 19, 2017
    Meredith College volleyball alumnae-athlete Jasmine Aguinaldo shares her "Strong Story."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • USA South SAAC at 2017 NCAA Convention
    February 02, 2017
    A wrap-up of 25 USA South SAAC Members' trip to the 2017 NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Hatcher Represents Meredith at NCAA Convention
    January 23, 2017
    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.
  • Meredith Athletics Launches
    January 06, 2017
    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.
  • Happy New Year!
    January 01, 2017
    Happy New Year from the Avenging Angels! Live happy and healthy in 2017.
  • Happy Holidays from the Avenging Angels!
    December 25, 2016
    Happy Holidays! Follow the Avenging Angels basketball team LIVE Thursday and Friday, Dec. 29 and 30 at
  • Blaylock/Hafliger Earn All-State Volleyball Honors
    December 07, 2016
    The 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).
  • SAAC Collects Food for Salvation Army
    November 22, 2016
    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
  • Volleyball's Storied Run Ends with 3-0 Loss to #10 Juniata
    November 11, 2016
    The 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 Year
    November 10, 2016
    Meredith 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.
  • Volleyball to Play Juniata in NCAA Regional
    November 08, 2016
    The 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. 7
    November 07, 2016
    The 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
  • Volleyball Wins USA South Championship with 3-0 Sweep Over Cougars
    November 05, 2016
    The 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.
  • Volleyball Angels Advance to First USA South Championship and Will Face Averett
    November 04, 2016
    A 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.
  • Corey Leads Volleyball Awards as USA South Rookie of the Year
    November 03, 2016
    Outside 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.
  • Volleyball Downs Pacers 3-1 to Advance to Semifinals in USA South Tournament
    November 01, 2016
    The East Division's second-seeded Meredith College volleyball team downed the East's third-seeded William Peace Pacers 3-1 (28-26, 25-12, 25-27, 25-16) in Tuesday night's USA South quarterfinal action. Karlie Long led the Avenging Angels with 16 kills, 11 digs for her first double-double on the season.
  • Volleyball Set to Host Early Rounds of USA South Tournament Nov. 1
    October 31, 2016
    As the USA South East Division second seed, the Meredith College volleyball team earned the privilege to host early round action of the USA South Tournament set to begin Tuesday, Nov. 1.
  • Lynch Records 1000th Career Dig in 3-1 Loss to Cougars
    October 29, 2016
    In a battle for the USA South East Division Regular Season title, the Meredith College Avenging Angels volleyball team lost 3-1 (22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 18-25) to the host Averett Cougars Saturday. The loss ended a 14-game winning streak for the Angels, who finished second behind the undefeated Cougars in the regular season.
  • Volleyball Keeps Streak Alive on Senior Night with Sweep Over Bishops
    October 25, 2016
    With a perfect USA South record on the line and five seniors playing their final regular season match in Weatherspoon Gym, the Meredith College volleyball team downed the visiting N.C. Wesleyan Bishops in straight sets (25-18, 25-18, 25-19) Tuesday evening. MCVB has dropped just one set in conference play this season.
  • Lynch Grabs 15 Digs in 3-0 Sweep Over Pride
    October 18, 2016
    The Meredith College volleyball team moved to 13-0 in the USA South and 21-2 overall after defeating the visiting Greensboro Pride 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-18) Tuesday night. Libero Keegan Lynch grabbed a match-high 15 digs in the conference battle.
  • Corey Collects Third League Honor
    October 17, 2016
    Meredith College volleyball outside hitter Caroline Corey collected her third conference Rookie of the Week honor as announced Monday from the USA South office. The Avenging Angels posted a 2-0 record last week with straight-set wins over William Peace and Ferrum to remain a perfect 12-0 in the conference and 20-2 overall.
  • Pattison Leads Angels in 3-0 Victory Over Panthers
    October 15, 2016
    Senior right side hitter Elizabeth Pattison notched an impressive .846 hitting percentage with 11 kills in just 13 attempts and no errors to lead the Meredith College volleyball team in a 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-10) victory over the visiting Ferrum Panthers Saturday afternoon. The win marked MCVB's 12th consecutive to move to 12-0 in USA South play.
  • Volleyball Remains Perfect in League with 3-0 Sweep at Peace
    October 11, 2016
    Tuesday night's USA South volleyball battle at William Peace matched expectations, as the Meredith College Avenging Angels finished off the Pacers in straight sets (25-20, 34-32, 26-24). Caroline Corey and Haley Reeg led the Angels with double-digit kills, and Hannah Blaylock dominated the match with 45 assists.
  • Volleyball's Attack Too Strong for Baldwin
    October 07, 2016
    The Meredith College volleyball attack proved too much for the host Mary Baldwin Fighting Squirrels in Friday's USA South action. Karlie Long and Caroline Corey combined for 19 kills to lead the Avenging Angels in a 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-12) road victory for their 10th consecutive win on the season.
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