Majoring in biology with minors in Spanish and psychology, Meredith College soccer senior Samantha Litt shares her "Strong Story." Litt studied abroad in Spain during the summer before her junior year, and the new experiences and opportunities added to her minor in Spanish, as well as to her personal development.
Thursday evening's Athletic Awards Night, the second in its new format, celebrated much success and dedication from student-athletes, coaches, and staff. Senior softball infielder Julia Allsbrook, the night's emcee, was recognized with the program-wide Dean Burris Student-Athlete Award, and senior lacrosse attack Carlee Joseph collected her second consecutive Athlete of the Year honor.
The Meredith College student-athlete collected $2641 througout the spring semester for donation to the American Cancer Society as part of the USA South's spring service initiative Pennies for a Purpose. Led by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) on each member campus, the conference collected a combined record-setting $20,204.93 to be donated to various organizations.
The Meredith College athletics department is gearing up for the 20th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic & Silent Auction. The tournament is dedicated to raising funds for the advancement of Meredith College athletics programs.
Athletic Director Jackie Myers recently announced the addition of Samantha Maziejka (ma JAKE uh) to the Meredith College athletics department as the assistant athletic director for advancement. The position was added to the staff last August as part of the NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant.
The visiting N.C. Wesleyan Bishops shut down the Meredith College basketball team in the fourth quarter to capture a 72-59 victory in Weatherspoon Gymnasium Saturday. During halftime of the USA South contest, the athletics department celebrated the success of eight championship teams between fall 2015 and fall 2017.
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Meredith College soccer standouts Kirstie King and Jessica Wallace earned a nod from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association as announced Wednesday afternoon. Both junior Avenging Angels, this marked King's first selection and the second for Wallace.
Efforts from the Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will provide the Raleigh Rescue Mission with more than 1500 items of non-perishable food this holiday season. The Avenging Angels collected the items as part of the USA South SAAC's service initiative Cans Across the Conference, a competition among member schools to effect change in communities across the league's six-state footprint.
In Saturday night's USA South Women's Soccer Championship match, the East #2 Meredith College Angels lost a hard fought battle 1-0 in overtime to rival Methodist University. Samantha Litt, Jaisa Loch, Molly Thomas, and Jessica Wallace earned All-Tournament honors for their efforts throughout the tournament.
In Friday night's second semifinal pairing of the USA South Women's Soccer Tournament, the East #2 Meredith College Avenging Angels upset the host West #1 Maryville Scots 2-1 in overtime to advance to the championship match. Jessica Wallace scored the game winning goal with 5:23 left in the extra period.
With the final divisional playoff game now complete, Meredith College and the remaining teams will face off at Maryville College for the USA South Women's Soccer Tournament semifinals and championship rounds next week.
In Saturday's USA South Women's Soccer quarterfinal pairing between East #2 Meredith College and East #6 N.C. Wesleyan, Jessica Wallace scored the game winner in a 1-0 victory to advance the Avenging Angels. Meredith must await tomorrow's West Division quarterfinal between #1 Maryville and #4 Huntingdon.
Seven Meredith College Avenging Angels were recognized Thursday as USA South Women's Soccer All-Conference selections. Defender Kirstie King led the group as a USA South first-team honoree for her efforts this season.
The Meredith College soccer team captured the Co-East Division Championship Saturday evening as the program's fourth consecutive and sixth overall USA South title with a 2-1 victory over Methodist University. Senior goalie Jaisa Loch notched four saves in her 50th career win in goal for the Angels.
The Meredith College soccer squad claimed a 2-1 victory over the visiting Pfeiffer Falcons on Senior Night Wednesday. Head Coach Paul Smith, Athletic Director Jackie Myers, and the rest of the Avenging Angels celebrated Olivia DeBellis, Samantha Litt, Jaisa Loch, and Cassie Padilla during the intermission.
Sophomore Kayla Boudreau scored from 15 yards out on a pass from Cassie Padilla to lead Meredith College soccer to a 1-0 victory over the visiting N.C. Wesleyan Bishops. The Avenging Angels moved into a tie with Salem for first place in the USA South's East Division with the win.
The Meredith College soccer team collected their fourth USA South victory with a 2-0 finish over the host Averett Cougars Sunday afternoon. Hannah Elvington's late goal secured the win for the Avenging Angels.
The Meredith College soccer Angels captured their third USA South victory with a 1-0 finish at Ferrum Friday afternoon. Rookie Katie Quinn scored her third career goal to lead the Avenging Angels to the win.
Due to a severe thunderstorm passing through Raleigh, Wednesday evening's USA South Conference match between Meredith College and N.C. Wesleyan has been postponed. Check back soon for a confirmed make-up date.
Meredith College athletics mourns the loss of longtime softball coach, Dr. Jack "Doc" Huber. A beloved psychology professor, he retired in 2011 after more than 30 years of service to Meredith College. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Jones Chapel.
Jessica Wallace scored the lone goal for the Angels as the visiting Salem Spirits downed Meredith College soccer Saturday afternoon. The Spirits advance as the only remaining undefeated team in the USA South East Division.
The Meredith College soccer team handled the host William Peace Pacers in Wednesday night's USA South Conference pairing at WakeMed Soccer Park. Senior Cassie Padilla and rookie Kelsey Russell scored Meredith's goals for the win.
In Tuesday's non-conference soccer match versus visiting Johnson & Wales University (N.C.), Meredith College secured a 7-0 victory with a full slate of players contributing to the final score. Jessica Wallace and Kirstie King notched two goals apiece in the win.
The Meredith College soccer Angels wrapped up a weekend doubleheader with a 5-0 victory over the visiting LaGrange Panthers. Next up, the Angels will host Johnson-Wales Tuesday night at 6 p.m. on their home turf, a change from the original schedule.
The Meredith College soccer team downed the visiting Greensboro Pride 2-0 in Saturday's USA South Conference opener. Kirstie King and Jessica Wallace scored a pair of unassisted goals to finish with a win.