News Archive

  • Knight Joins Staff as Assistant Athletic Trainer
    August 12, 2019
    Meredith College Athletics Director Jackie Myers welcomed Elizabeth "Liz" Knight as the program's new assistant athletic trainer just in time for Wednesday's arrival of fall student-athletes.
  • Cross Country Schedule Announced
    August 06, 2019
    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.
  • Volleyball Earns Academic Honor
    August 01, 2019
    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.
  • Lacrosse Named 2019 Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad; Six Athletes to Honor Roll
    July 26, 2019
    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.
  • Field Miller to Direct Avenging Angels Cross/Track
    July 23, 2019
    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.
  • Meredith Basketball Schedule Announced
    July 09, 2019
    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.
  • 2019 Angels Volleyball Schedule Announced
    July 03, 2019
    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.
  • 2019 Soccer Schedule Announced
    July 03, 2019
    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.
  • Joseph Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year
    June 27, 2019
    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.
  • King, '19, Named Assistant Soccer Coach
    June 20, 2019
    Meredith College alumnae-athlete Kirstie King was recently named the new assistant soccer coach. She will work alongside Head Coach Jen Grubb, who assumed her role in January 2019.
  • Fifty-Two Angels Earn All-Academic; Fourteen with Distinction
    June 17, 2019
    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.
  • Hite Named All-American
    June 13, 2019
    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.
  • Arbes/Hite Named to All-Star Team
    May 24, 2019
    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 Lacrosse Angels Earn All-Region Honors
    May 17, 2019
    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.
  • Angels Lacrosse Falls 13-10 to Ithaca in NCAA Action
    May 11, 2019
    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.
  • Meredith Lacrosse Garnered Fourth Sportsmanship Honor
    May 10, 2019
    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.
  • Lacrosse to Open NCAA Tournament with Ithaca Saturday
    May 08, 2019
    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.
  • Avenging Angels Celebrate Yearlong Successes
    May 07, 2019
    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.
  • Sixth Championship in the Books for Lacrosse
    April 27, 2019
    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.
  • Softball's Storied Journey Ends Early
    April 27, 2019
    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.
  • Salem Jumps Ahead for an 11-6 Win Over Softball Angels in Tournament Action
    April 26, 2019
    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.
  • Tennis Tournament Run Ends Early with 5-0 Loss to Lions
    April 26, 2019
    The USA South Women's Tennis Tournament run for the East Division fourth-seed Meredith College Avenging Angels ended early with a 5-0 loss to the West's top-seed Piedmont Lions Friday afternoon.
  • Lax Angels Head to Title Match
    April 26, 2019
    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 Tennis Avenging Angels Named in USA South Honors
    April 25, 2019
    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.
  • Hite/Scott Lead Women's Lacrosse Conference Honors
    April 24, 2019
    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.
  • Rams Down Angels 7-2
    April 23, 2019
    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.
  • Hite/Arbes Earn USA South Weekly Nod
    April 22, 2019
    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.
  • Tennis Angels Advance to USA South Tournament
    April 21, 2019
    The Meredith College tennis Avenging Angels advance to the USA South Women's Tennis Tournament as the East Division fourth-seed.
  • Undefeated Lacrosse Conference Tournament Favorite
    April 21, 2019
    The top-seed Meredith College lacrosse team heads to the program's sixth USA South Conference Tournament semifinal Friday, April 26.
  • Capretti's 200th Career Goal in 26-1 Senior Day Win Over Pride
    April 20, 2019
    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.
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