ith the return of cold, winter temperatures Tuesday afternoon, the Meredith College tennis Avenging Angels hosted Division II Shaw University in a non-conference dual. The seasoned Bears squad downed MCTN 9-0, but the Avenging Angels showed determination and strength down the stretch.
Meredith College made their debut in a national poll in Monday's Nike/US Lacrosse Division III Women's Top-20 after a 2-0 weekend versus non-conference opponents. Still early in the season, the five-time defending USA South Conference Tournament Champion Avenging Angels entered the poll as no. 20.
The 2018 Meredith College squad collected the program's sixth honor as a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division III Cross Country Scholar Team with a combined grade point average of 3.39. Head Coach Leslie Payne's team was one of four USA South women's programs recognized.
Meredith College put away the host Christopher Newport Captains 20-14 in Saturday's women's lacrosse pairing to open the season. The Avenging Angels assumed the lead a third of the way into the first period and never relinquished control during just the second battle between the two programs.
The Meredith College softball Angels opened the season Friday facing a tough opponent in two-time defending national champion Virginia Wesleyan University. The Marlins posted a pair of five-inning wins over Meredith with a 15-0 score in game one and a 9-0 tally to close out the day.
Meredith College basketball standout Kimberly Schuh and rookie Caroline Coleman were recognized by the USA South Athletic Conference. Schuh was selected to the All-Conference and All-East first teams and Coleman named to the All-Sportsmanship team.
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The host and East Division third-seed William Peace Pacers slipped past the East sixth-seed Meredith College Angels to claim a 78-74 victory in Wednesday night's USA South Women's Basketball Tournament first round action. Kimberly Schuh led all with 32 points, and Trinity Packer grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds to go with a career-high 11 points.
For the first time in USA South Athletic Conference history, the league will sponsor a women's outdoor track & field championship. And Meredith College sits sixth in the preseason coaches poll as announced Wednesday from the conference office.
The host N.C. Wesleyan Battling Bishops captured a 74-63 victory over Meredith College in Saturday afternoon's final regular season game of the season. Madison Gladwell led the Avenging Angels with 18 points, three assists.
After earning the 2018 USA South Don Scalf Student-Athlete of the Year Award last June, former Meredith College women's lacrosse standout Carlee Joseph received her trophy Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, during a celebration of the entire 2018 championship lacrosse team.
Meredith College climbed back from a 19-point, fourth-quarter deficit to trail by as few as five late in the game versus the visiting East Division leader Averett University. But a confident Cougar squad held on for a 64-56 finish for the win. Kimberly Schuh led all with 21 points, and Kirstie King posted a game-high 12 rebounds.
The Meredith College softball Angels received one first place vote and 42 points to fall fourth in the USA South East Division Preseason Coaches Poll as released Wednesday from the conference office. Pfeiffer University was tabbed as the East's favorite with Salem in second and N.C. Wesleyan third. Last year's tournament champion Maryville College was selected as the top program in the West.
With the last three USA South Regular Season titles and the last five Tournament Championships already in the books, Meredith College was tabbed as the 2019 favorite in the preseason coaches poll released Wednesday from the conference office.
Meredith College built a patient comeback to claim a 47-41 win over the visiting Pfeiffer University Falcons in Sunday afternoon's USA South action. Madison Gladwell led from the point and finished with a game high 16 points for the Avenging Angels.
In Wednesday night's USA South women's basketball action, the host Greensboro Pride battled back to edge Meredith College 61-56. The Avenging Angels led by as many as 15 points and fought through the last second for a final advantage.
The Meredith College athletics program will recognize the 2018 USA South Regular Season and Tournament Championship women's lacrosse team during halftime of the Sunday, Feb. 3, women's home basketball game. Last year marked the lacrosse program's fifth conference tournament title and NCAA appearance. Carlee Joseph will also receive the USA South Don Scalf Female Student-Athlete of the Year award she earned last June.
Kimberly Schuh led the MCBB Angels in their third consecutive victory, and fourth in the last five, with a 55-41 finish at Salem College Saturday afternoon. After a sluggish start, Meredith College regrouped to down the Spirits with ease.
Meredith College alumnae athletes, when was the last time you visited campus? When was the last time you remembered your best moment on the softball field, soccer or lacrosse field, basketball or volleyball court, or perhaps your best 6,000 meter race or javelin throw, or your toughest doubles win? When was the last time you reached out to your team besties? Now is the time to do all of these things!
The Meredith College basketball Angels controlled all four quarters in Wednesday night's rematch with the William Peace Pacers to capture a 56-50 victory over the local rival. Kirstie King and Kimberly Schuh shot a combined 63 percent from the field to lead MCBB to their second consecutive win and third in the last four.
Meredith College standout Kimberly Schuh collected her first USA South Player of the Week honor after the Avenging Angels earned a 66-56 victory over the visiting Bishops Saturday afternoon. In her eighth double-double performance of the season, Schuh led with a game-high 25 points, 12 rebounds.
With Kimberly Schuh's 25 points and three more Avenging Angels in double-figures, the Meredith College basketball team captured a big 66-56 win over the visiting N.C. Wesleyan Bishops. The well-coached Angels played with poise and control to lead throughout the 40 minutes of play.
The Meredith College basketball Angels held a six-point lead versus the host Pfeiffer Falcons during the third period. But a single-digit fourth period offensive performance left MCBB with a 56-44 loss at the end of regulation. Kimberly Schuh led with 16 points, and Trinity Packer posted 10 rebounds.
Meredith College maintained their focus down the stretch in Wednesday night's basketball to down the visiting Salem Spirits 64-56. Kimberly Schuh led the Avenging Angels cast with 20 points, 14 rebounds.