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.
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 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.
The East third-seed Meredith College tennis team ended their run early in the USA South Conference Tournament with a 7-2 loss to West second-seed Huntingdon Friday. Gillian Emerson and Alexandra Cheney earned the points for the Avenging Angels.
As the Meredith College tennis team prepares for Friday's start of the USA South Tournament, the Avenging Angels traveled to N.C. Central University Wednesday for a pairing with the Division I Eagles. Central swept the Angels for a 7-0 win.
The USA Conference Spring Festival takes place next weekend in LaGrange, Georgia, and each of Meredith's three sponsored sports will advance to Friday's first round. The top four tennis teams in each division advance with Meredith College seeded third in the East.
The Meredith College tennis squad celebrated the four-year career of senior Jacqueline Benton just prior to Friday's USA South pairing with William Peace. The Avenging Angels downed Peace 7-2 for the win to close out the conference schedule.
In Wednesday's USA South pairing the Meredith College tennis squad topped the visiting Averett Cougars 6-3. The Avenging Angels hold on in third place in East Division standings with two league matches remaining on the regular season schedule.