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.
Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers announced the installation of Jen Grubb as the new Avenging Angels head soccer coach. Grubb coached two seasons with Meredith as an assistant and assumed the reins with the turn of the New Year.
Meredith College senior defender Kirstie King collected her second All-State women's soccer honor as a member of this year's North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association College Division second team. King closed out her four-year career after leading her team to the second round of USA South Tournament action.
The Meredith College soccer team closed out the 2018 season with a 5-1 loss to the host Maryville Scots in Saturday afternoon's USA South quarterfinal action. After knocking off the East Division's fourth-seed Cougars earlier in the week, the fifth-seed Avenging Angels were paired with the West's top-seed Scots.
The Meredith College soccer Angels advanced to the USA South Women's Soccer Tournament quarterfinals after out shooting the host Averett Cougars 5-3 in penalty kicks in Wednesday night's 0-0 overtime draw. The East Division's fifth-seed Angels will travel to Maryville, Tennessee, to face off with the West's top-seeded Scots in a Saturday afternoon contest.
Saturday night's overtime draw at Methodist University leaves the Meredith College soccer Angels in sixth place in USA South East Division standings at the close of the regular season. Since Pfeiffer remains ineligible for postseason play while still in transition to Division III, the East fifth-seed Avenging Angels travel to Averett Wednesday, Oct. 24, to face off with the East Division's fourth-seed Cougars.
The Meredith College soccer squad put up a strong battle in a 3-1 loss to the undefeated Greensboro Pride in tonight's final home match of the regular season. Lillian Fox closed out an attempt from Molly Thomas, as the ball fell loose from the goalie.
The host Pfeiffer Falcons shut out Meredith College 2-0 in Saturday's USA South Women's Soccer pairThe host Pfeiffer Falcons shut out Meredith College 2-0 in Saturday's USA South Women's Soccer pairing.ing.
The Meredith College soccer Angels suffered a disappointing 1-0 loss to the visiting Averett Cougars Saturday afternoon. Coach Jennie Altherr and the team celebrated seniors Kirstie King, Kat Pike, Molly Thomas, and Jessica Wallace just prior to kickoff.
Rookie Lillian Fox scored two goals to lead the Meredith College soccer squad to a 4-2 victory over Southern Virginia Tuesday afternoon. The Avenging Angels open the USA South schedule Sunday with defending co-East Division Champion Salem College.
Jessica Wallace scored both goals in Tuesday night's 2-1 win between Meredith College and the visiting Emory & Henry Wasps. Her second goal came in the second minute of a sudden victory overtime period to finish off the match.
The Meredith College soccer Angels finished in a 1-1 draw with visiting Stockton University in day-two of the annual Soccer Classic. Jessica Wallace scored for the Angels in the 36th minute of the match.
Meredith College kicked off the Annual Soccer Classic with a 2-1 victory over the visiting Guilford Quakers. Veteran Jessica Wallace set up the game winner for new transfer Ansley Bucknam late in the match to secure the win for the Angels.
After a 40-minute lightening delay, a pair of first half goals secured a 2-1 Meredith College victory over the host Sewanee Tigers in Saturday's non-conference action. Jessica Wallace and Hannah Elvington recorded one goal apiece for the Avenging Angels.
The Meredith College soccer Angels dropped the season opener 2-0 to the Berry Vikings in Friday night's neutral site contest. The Avenging Angels face off with the host Sewanee Tigers tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at Puett Field.
Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers announced Monday the appointment of Joseph Pearson as the new full-time head strength and conditioning coach. Pearson served a short term as a volunteer during the spring 2016 season and returns as the first individual to direct the program full time.
Meredith College was selected to finish third in the USA South East Division as announced in the recent coaches poll. Head Coach Paul Smith, entering his 17th season with the Avenging Angels, will prepare his team for a fifth consecutive run at a Division title. All-State and All-Conference first team selection Kirstie King returns to lead the effort as a fourth-year Meredith defender.
Meredith College athletics released the fall sport schedules Monday afternoon with the 2018 season fast approaching. The cross country, soccer, and volleyball Avenging Angels kick off the season on the road Friday, Aug. 31.
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.
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.