2018-19 Softball News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Three Angels Earn USA South Softball Honors
    April 18, 2019
    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.
  • Softball Knocks Off Bishops with Two-Game Sweep in USA South Division Playoff
    April 18, 2019
    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.
  • USA South Softball Tournament Set to Begin Thursday
    April 16, 2019
    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.
  • Softball Claims One in Senior Day Doubleheader
    April 14, 2019
    The Meredith College softball Angels wrapped up the 2019 regular season with a 7-5 victory over William Peace in game one of Sunday's USA South doubleheader. The Pacers closed out the regular season with a 7-1 finish in game two. Seniors Charley Cox and Rachel Peel were recognized before the first pitch.
  • Spring Sport Senior Day Celebrations Shift
    April 12, 2019
    While we welcome spring rains to wash away another layer of pollen, Mother Nature continues to interfere with Senior Day celebrations for Meredith College spring sports. Most recently, Friday's tennis match scheduled at home versus Salem College has been postponed until Tuesday, April 16.
  • Coleman Swings for Five RBI as Softball Sweeps Bears
    April 10, 2019
    As the Meredith College Avenging Angels near the end of regular season play, the team picked up a pair of non-conference wins Wednesday versus nearby Shaw University. Cecilia Coleman launched a pair of home runs in game two to score five RBIs in a 14-2, five-inning finish. MCSB won the opener 8-0 in six.
  • This Week's Schedule Changes
    April 08, 2019
    Due Mother Nature's continued lack of cooperation, Meredith College athletics has shifted around more events this week.
  • Gundlach/Arbes Earn Weekly Nod from Conference
    April 08, 2019
    Meredith College softball's Sarah Gundlach garnered the program's first USA South weekly honor this season as the Rookie Pitcher of the Week, and senior midfielder Sarah Arbes earned her third Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week selection this spring.
  • #1 Captains Claim Two Versus MCSB
    April 07, 2019
    Meredith College softball traveled to Newport News Sunday for a second pairing versus the now top-ranked Christopher Newport Captains in non-conference action. CNU finished game one early 11-2 and won 6-2 in the second.
  • Meredith College Softball: Preparing for Success
    April 06, 2019
    Read more about the Meredith College softball program and how Head Coach Kim Scavone prepares her team for success by playing nationally ranked opponents.
  • Scavone Claims 100th and 101st USA South Wins with Sweep Over Monarchs
    April 06, 2019
    Meredith College softball collected a pair of wins Saturday at Methodist University. The Avenging Angels won game one 1-0 with an RBI-single form Bryce Smith, followed by a 5-2 victory to close out the sweep.
  • Gundlach Shutout Leads to Split with Pfeiffer
    April 03, 2019
    In Wednesday's midweek USA South doubleheader the Meredith College softball Angels forced a split with the East Division's top ranked Pfeiffer University. Sarah Gundlach pitched a three-hit shutout for a 2-0 Angels win in game one, but the Falcons rallied for a 5-1 game two finish.
  • Tennis/Softball Schedule Changes
    April 02, 2019
    Tuesday's home tennis match versus William Peace has been postponed to next Monday, April 8. Additionally, tomorrow's Avenging Angels softball doubleheader versus Pfeiffer University has been pushed back to a 2:45 p.m. start.
  • Angels Rally in Sixth to Finish Off Salem for a Split
    March 31, 2019
    The Meredith College softball team rallied in the sixth inning of game two to split with the visiting Salem Spirits in Sunday's USA South doubleheader. Salem claimed the first 6-1, and the Avenging Angels held on for an 8-5 victory in game two.
  • Softball Sweeps Baldwin for First USA South Wins
    March 30, 2019
    The Meredith College softball team recorded their first two wins in USA South play Saturday with a pair of wins over visiting Mary Baldwin University. An infield error led to two runs in extra innings of game two to secure the sweep.
  • Cougars Shut Out Softball
    March 27, 2019
    The host Averett Cougars shut out Meredith College in Wednesday's USA South softball doubleheader, leaving the Angels still without a win in conference play.
  • Pride Sweep Softball in USA South Action
    March 24, 2019
    The host Greensboro Pride swept Meredith College in USA South doubleheader action Sunday. GC won game one 3-0 and finished with a 4-1 win for the sweep.
  • Softball Angels Fall to N.C. Wesleyan in USA South Play Day
    March 23, 2019
    The USA South's East Division leader N.C. Wesleyan maintained their status with a pair of wins over Meredith College Saturday afternoon. Catcher Bryce Smith led the Angels with a pair of hits and two-RBIs.
  • Hamilton Hits Five in Split with Piedmont
    March 16, 2019
    Madison Hamilton led the Meredith College softball team in Saturday's split versus USA South member Piedmont College. MCSB claimed game one 5-4 before falling to the Lions 10-2 in the nightcap.
  • Softball Drops Two in Final Day of Florida Trip
    March 14, 2019
    The Meredith College softball team dropped both games in Thursday's final day of the Florida series. The Thomas More Saints handled MCSB 8-2, and the Wooster Fighting Scots edged Meredith 2-1.
  • Five-Inning Loss to Cougars Leads to 3-1 Win Over Tartans
    March 12, 2019
    Meredith College earned a 9-1, five-inning loss to the Kean Cougars The Spring Games Tuesday morning before edging Carnegie Mellon 3-1 in the afternoon game.
  • Softball Opens Spring Break with Split
    March 11, 2019
    The Meredith College softball team opened spring break with a split in day-one action of The Spring Games. Starting with a 4-0 victory over Salve Regina, the Avenging Angels lost 5-2 to the Arcadia Knights.
  • Young Angels Squad Shows Promise Versus #8 Captains
    March 07, 2019
    Thursday afternoon, the young Meredith College Avenging Angels hosted their second nationally ranked team in the eighth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains. CNU swept the Angels with a six-inning 13-4 win in game one, followed by a 3-0 victory to cap off the doubleheader.
  • Softball Drops Two to Quakers
    March 05, 2019
    After a nearly two and one half week break from competition due to rainy weather, Meredith College returned to action Tuesday afternoon in a makeup with the Guilford Quakers. Guilford won the first 12-4 in five innings and slipped past the Angels in game two for an 8-3 victory.
  • Rainy Weekend Forces More Schedule Changes
    February 22, 2019
    The two doubleheaders scheduled this weekend for Meredith College softball have been canceled due to the week's soggy weather. Additionally, the Montreat tennis match was also postponed.
  • Tough Opening Day for Softball Angels
    February 15, 2019
    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.
  • Spring Season Opens with Schedule Changes
    February 13, 2019
    Meredith tennis will host Barton College Thursday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. instead of earlier in the week. And softball will host two-time defending national champion Virginia Wesleyan Friday at 1 p.m. for the first doubleheader of the season for both teams.
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