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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After time off during the college's spring recess, Meredith College resumed play Monday afternoon at Hollins University and claimed the season's first win. The Avenging Angels swept doubles heading toward an 8-1 victory.
With the rain finally over Meredith College returned to the court for a non-conference match at Brevard College Sunday. The Tornados finished with a 7-2 victory, but the scores show a much closer pairing.
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 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.
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!
Due to the projected path and anticipated impact of hurricane Florence, the Meredith College athletics department has altered event schedules beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12. Please check back for further updates.