With Field Miller now in place as Meredith College's newest head coach of cross country and track & field, the fall cross competition schedule is ready. The Avenging Angels open the 2019 season August 31 at the USA South's Methodist University for the Monarch Cross Country Classic.
The 2018 Meredith College volleyball squad earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the third consecutive year. One of 1,127 volleyball programs to earn recognition, MCVB helped surpass last year's record-breaking total by 150 teams.
Six Meredith College lacrosse players were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Academic Honor Roll as announced this week. Sarah Arbes, Julia Doyle, Ansley Harris, Henley Peatross, Natalie Purcell, and Brittany Wartman led the team as an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad for the fourth year.
Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers named Field Miller as the program's new Head Cross Country / Track & Field Coach. Miller will serve as the college's second track & field coach heading into the fifth year of the Avenging Angels sports program.
After securing a USA South Tournament bid in her first campaign last year as the Meredith College Head Basketball Coach, LaQuanda Quick will start this season with another small squad, including five new recruits. She and her assistant Whitney Coleman set out to improve the direction of Meredith basketball and will begin the 2019-20 campaign in Virginia.
The Meredith College volleyball team returns to the court August 30 and will work to defend their USA South Tournament Championship title this fall. Head Coach Fiona Barkley must fill just one gap in the starting lineup with the May graduation of middle blocker Haley Reeg, '19.
Under the new leadership of Head Coach Jen Grubb, the 2019 Meredith College soccer schedule kicks off Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31, with the Annual Soccer Classic on the Avenging Angels new turf field. Grubb returns 14 veterans from last year's roster, including Kirstie King, '19, as the program's new assistant coach.
Meredith College is proud to announce Carlee Joseph as 1-of-585 nominees for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year honor and 1-of-192 from Division III. Joseph completed her women's lacrosse athletic eligibility in 2018, graduating last month from the college's dual-degree program with a bachelor's in mechanical engineering from N.C. State and mathematics from Meredith, earning the distinction of Magna Cum Laude at both institutions.
The USA South Conference awarded fifty-two Meredith College Avenging Angels All-Academic honors as announced recently from the league office. Fourteen Angels received a "With Distinction" notation due to exceptional academic success.
Holly Hite earned her second honor as a member of a Division III All-American team, as announced this week from the International Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). Hite is 1-of-19 players named to the second team with 57 Division III women's lacrosse athletes honored.
Meredith College lacrosse standouts Sarah Arbes and Holly Hite were named to the 2019 Senior All-Star roster for the Division III's South Team as announced Friday by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). Two of 44 Division III players, Arbes and Hite will compete in the games to be held on Tierney Field at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md., Saturday, June 1.
Three Meredith College women's lacrosse players joined a field of 256 honorees named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's Division III All-Region teams as announced Monday. Holly Hite earned her third All-Chesapeake Region award and second as a first team honoree. She was joined by first-timers Sarah Arbes on the first team and Lilia Cruz with a second team selection.
In their sixth NCAA Division III Tournament appearance, the Meredith College women's lacrosse team lost a hard fought 13-10 battle to the Ithaca Bombers, ranked 20th in the latest national IWLCA poll. Holly Hite maintained tradition and led the match with 10 of Meredith's 18 draw controls, scoring a team-high four goals.
The Meredith College women's lacrosse team garnered the program's fourth consecutive USA South Team Sportsmanship Award as announced Friday from the conference office. The league Student-Athlete Advisory Committee instituted the conference-wide sportsmanship awards in 2004-2005.
After capturing the program's sixth consecutive USA South Conference Women's Lacrosse Tournament last Saturday, the Meredith College Avenging Angels head to Lexington, Va., this weekend to open the NCAA Tournament versus the Ithaca Bombers, ranked 20th in the latest IWLCA national poll. The round one match will be played at Washington & Lee University Saturday, May 11, at 1 p.m. with the winner advancing to Sunday's pairing versus the second-ranked Generals.
Meredith College Athletics Director Jackie Myers hosted the Annual Athletics Awards Ceremony Wednesday, May 1, to recognize student-athletes with academic and athletic honors. Junior volleyball player Samantha Smith collected the program's Dean Burris Student-Athlete Award, and senior lacrosse midfielder Holly Hite garnered the Athlete of the Year.
The Meredith College Avenging Angels captured the program's sixth consecutive USA South Women's Lacrosse Championship Saturday with a 26-1 victory over second-seed Averett. MC Lax earned the league's automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament set to begin in two weeks.
The East sixth-seed Meredith College softball team's storied USA South Tournament run ended early with a 9-1, five-inning loss to the West third-seed Huntingdon Hawks Saturday. Kelsey Mabe scored unearned early in the first as Meredith's only run on the day.
The East sixth-seed Meredith College softball Angels lost Friday's USA South Tournament pairing 11-6 to the East's third-seed Salem Spirits. MCSB will drop to the losers' bracket to face off with the West Division's third-seed Huntingdon Hawks Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Shuford Softball Complex in LaGrange, Georgia.
With a 27-3 victory over fifth-seed Methodist, the Meredith College Avenging Angels head to the program's sixth consecutive USA South Women's Lacrosse Championship match slated for Saturday, April 27, at Callaway Stadium in LaGrange, Georgia. Meredith will face off with second-seed Averett University beginning at 1 p.m.
Three Meredith College tennis players were named in the USA South end-of-season honors as announced Thursday from the conference office. Sophomore Brittney Brown and rookie Aly Henneberry earned All-East second team selections, and Sarah Porter was named to the Women's Tennis All-Sportsmanship team.
Head Coach Lauren Scott and senior midfielder Holly Hite led a host of Meredith College women's lacrosse honorees in the USA South end-of-season awards announced Wednesday. Twelve Angels were recognized.
The visiting NCAA Division II Winston-Salem State University Rams downed the Meredith College women's tennis team 7-2 in Tuesday's final regular season pairing. Meredith claimed one doubles and one singles match on the day.
Meredith College lacrosse seniors Sarah Arbes and Holly Hite collected their final USA South Women's Lacrosse weekly awards as announced Monday from the conference office. The Avenging Angels posted a 2-0 week last week versus a pair of league opponents.
Meredith College lacrosse capped off the 2019 USA South regular season with a 26-1 victory Saturday afternoon over the visiting Greensboro Pride. Julie Capretti netted her 200th career goal in the Senior Day victory as she and five other Avenging Angels were recognized prior to the match.