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2016-2017 Cross Country News

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    February 15, 2017
    Cross Country Angels Earn Academic Honor The Meredith College cross country team collected their fourth national honor for academic achievement as announced recently from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) headquarters.
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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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    November 23, 2016
    Angels on the Run - Vol. 2 No. 3 Meredith College local Caroline Diorio of Cary, North Carolina, contributes her final student-athlete blog of the season. She chronicled her experience as a collegiate freshman cross country runner.
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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 12, 2016
    Cross Country Caps Off Season with Three Season PRs at NCAA Regionals Six Meredith College harriers closed out the 2016 season at the NCAA South/Southeast Regionals at Berry College Saturday. Seniors Itzel Gonzalez and Kiara Glover each posted a season-best performance in the meet.
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    November 10, 2016
    Cross Country Heads to NCAA Regionals The Meredith College cross country Angels head to Berry College in Rome, Ga. this weekend for the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional meet. Led by All-Conference first team honorees Itzel Gonzalez and Abigail Thiele, the Avenging Angels will face off with 44 teams, including eight from the USA South.
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    October 29, 2016
    Cross Country Runs Second to Lions in USA South Championship The Meredith College Avenging Angels finished second in Saturday's USA South Women's Cross Country Championship meet behind the host Piedmont Lions. Abigail Thiele and Itzel Gonzalez led the way for Meredith finishing fifth and seventh, respectively.
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    October 27, 2016
    Cross Country Set to Defend Three-Time Championship Saturday The Meredith College cross country team will defend a three-year series of USA South Championships Saturday, Oct. 29 in Demorest, Ga. Host Piedmont College welcomes 13 conference women's teams to town for the championship meet this weekend. The men open at 11 a.m. with an 8,000 meter course at TFS Farm in Tallulah Falls, followed by the women's 6,000 meter race at Noon.
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    October 08, 2016
    Gonzalez/Thiele Lead Cross Country Angels at Piedmont Invite With the USA South Championships just three weeks away, Saturday's Piedmont College Invite offered a peak at this year's competitive field. Meredith College posted a fourth-place finish with Itzel Gonzalez and Abigail Thiele leading the way. The host Lions won the race with soon-to-be league member Pfeiffer in second and Covenant third.
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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 26, 2016
    Kemp Collects USA South Rookie Honor Meredith College freshman Caitlin Kemp collected her first USA South Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week Monday as announced from the league office.
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    September 24, 2016
    Brinson Leads Cross Country Angels in Wingate Stampede Sophomore standout Macy Brinson led the Meredith College cross country Angels in Wingate University's 6,000 meter Bulldog Stampede Saturday morning. In her second best career 6K finish, Brinson crossed the line in 21st out of 68 harriers in a time of 25:27.60.
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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 19, 2016
    Cross Country to Takeover USA South Instagram Account The Meredith College cross country team will takeover the USA South Instagram account this weekend. The conference initiated the takeovers in an effort to give fans a student-athlete's perspective of what life is like on road trips, and the Avenging Angels will share their experience during a trip to Wingate University.
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    September 17, 2016
    Monarchs Edge Cross Country in First 6K Macy Brinson led the Meredith College cross country Angels to a second-place finish at the Monarch Classic Saturday morning. With 33 points host Methodist University edged Meredith by 27 points to claim the victory, and Frances Marion followed in third with 72.
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    September 15, 2016
    Angels on the Run - Vol. 2 No. 2 Meredith College local Caroline Diorio of Cary, North Carolina, will contribute a student-athlete blog this year chronicling her experience as a freshman cross country runner. Monday, Diorio earned her first USA South Rookie of the Week honor. Enjoy!
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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 09, 2016
    Four Top-20 Finishers Place Cross Country Fourth at Barton Invite Four Meredith College harriers finished in the top-20 in Friday night's Barton Bulldog Cross Country Invite to place the Angels in fourth overall. Macy Brinson led the group in 13th place with a time of 21:59.80.
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    September 01, 2016
    Cross Country Angels Open 2016 Season at Elon The Meredith College cross country squad once again opened their season under stormy conditions, thanks this time to Hurrican Hermine. This evening's 4,000 meter Elon Open featured seven teams, including five representing the NCAA Division I, UNC-Pembroke from Division II, and the Angels of Division III.
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    August 30, 2016
    Angels on the Run - Vol. 2 No. 1 Meredith College local Caroline Diorio of Cary, North Carolina, will contribute a student-athlete blog this year chronicling her experience as a freshman cross country runner.
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    August 25, 2016
    Cross Country Angels Picked to Win Fourth USA South Title In the 2016 USA South Preseason Poll eleven women's cross country coaches picked Meredith College to win a fourth conference title as announced late Wednesday afternoon. Piedmont and Covenant each received a first place vote as coaches do not vote for their own teams.
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    August 17, 2016
    Ann Lowery Shares a Gift with Meredith Athletics Jo Cooper, ’67, and Ann Lowery, ’74, Beyond Strong │The Campaign for Meredith co-chairs, are making an impact at Meredith College by giving toward projects about which they are passionate. Through their support, these strong women are making a difference at Meredith.