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.
The Meredith College Avenging Angels placed sixth in the USA South Conference Women's Track & Field Championship held at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, April 18-19. Demonica Stanley and Essence Thomas medaled for the Angels, and both earned All-Conference honors as a result. Rookie Mitxi Ortiz was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
Sophomore standout Kimberly Schuh was named to the 2018-19 College Division All-State Women's Basketball Team as announced this week by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA). This marks second nod from the NCCSIA.
The six-seed Meredith College Angels knocked off the top-seed N.C. Wesleyan Bishops in Thursday's USA South Softball East Division Playoff series. MCSB will advance to next weekend's double-elimination tournament in LaGrange, Georgia, as part of the league's Spring Festival.
Three Meredith College student-athletes earned USA South softball honors as announced Thursday from the conference office. Junior Bryce Smith, rookie Sarah Gundlach, and sophomore Madison Hamilton were named.
With a 7-2 victory over the William Peace Pacers, the Meredith College women's tennis Angels closed out the USA South season as the East Division's fourth seed. The Avenging Angels advance to the Women's Tennis Conference Tournament next weekend in LaGrange, Georgia, as part of the USA South Spring Festival.
The Meredith College track & field team departed campus Thursday morning headed to Berea, Kentucky, for the two-day USA South Track & Field Championship April 18-19. The event marks the first for the conference in this sport since 1986 and fans may follow live results beginning Thursday, April 18, at Noon.
Meredith College recorded an 8-1 victory over the visiting Salem Spirits in Tuesday's USA South women's tennis pairing. Head Coach Meredith Muempfer and her squad honored Emily Wilkinson for her four-year commitment to the program.
The Meredith College Avenging Angels will enter the 2019 USA South Softball Tournament as the East Division six-seed and will faceoff with the East's top-seed N.C. Wesleyan Bishops Thursday, April 18, at 2 p.m. in Rocky Mount.
Meredith College lacrosse standouts Holly Hite and Maya Flake earned recognition in Monday's USA South Weekly Awards. The Avenging Angels secured the program's fourth league Regular Season Championship this weekend.