2017-18 Track & Field News

  • New Assistant Coaches Join Avenging Angels Staff
    July 17, 2018
    Meredith College athletics welcomes two new assistant coaches for the 2018-2019 sport season. Elizabeth Ledford joins the Avenging Angels as the assistant volleyball coach, and Ashley Staples will begin her tenure as an assistant track & field coach focusing on sprinters and jumpers.
  • Evans Leads Track & Field Angels at Eagle Invite
    April 29, 2018
    The Meredith College track & field Angels closed out the season with a strong team performance at Mary Washington's Eagle Invitational Saturday. Megan Evans crushed her previous best in the 1500 meter run with a time of 5:18.12 to win the event and set a new all-time program record.
  • Athletic Awards Night Celebrates the Angels
    April 27, 2018
    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.
  • Brinson Leads Angels at CNU Classic
    April 22, 2018
    Meredith College track & field standout Macy Brinson led the Avenging Angels this weekend at the CNU Classic with a new program record in the 3000 meter race with a time of 11:39.93.
  • Track & Field Weekend Recap
    April 08, 2018
    The runners of Meredith College track & field crushed the 5,000 meter race at this weekend's Johnson C. Smith University Invitational. Macy Brinson set a new college record with a time of 18:31.71, while Karen Perez and Emma Travis set PRs as the college's third and fourth best all-time in the event.
  • Meredith Student-Athletes Collect $2,641 for American Cancer Society
    April 06, 2018
    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.
  • Hafliger Sets New School Record, Others PR
    March 24, 2018
    Meredith College track & field's Alex Hafliger set a new school record in the javelin in Saturday's Trojan Challenge, and several others posted new personal bests.
  • Summer Sport Camps at Meredith
    March 21, 2018
    Meredith College athletics summer camp registration is open! Our summer camp offerings include lacrosse, soccer, softball and volleyball.
  • Demonica Stanley - Going Strong
    March 20, 2018
    Meredith College track & field standout Demonica Stanley shares her "Strong Story." A dedicated member of the Avenging Angels newest athletics program, Stanley's leadership and commitment has helped establish a solid foundation for the sport.
  • Macy Brinson - Going Strong
    March 20, 2018
    Meredith College cross country/track & field student-athlete Macy Brinson shares her "Strong Story." A decorated cross country runner, and a member of the college's eighth varsity sport of track & field, Brinson sets the pace for the Avenging Angels.
  • Two Day Track & Field Meet Results in Host of PRs
    March 10, 2018
    In the two-day Coastal Carolina Invitational, the Meredith College track & field team scored a host of personal records to advance the three-year program. In the college's first 4x800m relay Megan Evans, Allie Bucknam, Macy Brinson, and Rachel Hill set the Avenging Angels standard with a time of 10:57.12.
  • Track & Field Angels Open Outdoor Season at Berry
    March 03, 2018
    The Meredith College track & field team opened the 2018 outdoor season at the Victor Ice Breaker Duals at Berry College. In spite of the blustery conditions, the Avenging Angels posted a series of personal records.
  • The 20th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic & Silent Auction
    February 22, 2018
    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.
  • Track Angels Wrap Up Indoor Season at UCS Invite
    February 17, 2018
    The Meredith College track & field Avenging Angels concluded the indoor season this weekend at the UCS Invitational at the JDL Fast Track. With eight career-best performances the Angels look strong heading into the program's third outdoor season.
  • Weekend Athletics Schedule Includes Softball Changes
    February 16, 2018
    Follow the Meredith College Avenging Angels live this weekend as lacrosse, softball, and track & field will all be in motion. Note a changes in softball's weekend plans.
  • Maziejka Joins Meredith Athletics Staff
    February 16, 2018
    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.
  • Track Back in Action at CNU's Vince Brown Invite
    February 04, 2018
    The Meredith College track & field team was back in action Sunday for Christopher Newport's Vince Brown Indoor Invitational. After two months off from competition, the Avenging Angels opened the New Year strong with personal and season bests recorded on the track.
  • Happy New Year!
    December 31, 2017
    The Avenging Angels wish you a year of dreams, the courage to step towards them, and the strength to maintain the course. Happy New Year!
  • Shop for Your Angel!
    December 14, 2017
    Shop for your favorite angel at www.shopavengingangels.com. Select from screened, embroidered, or personalized gear. Sport specific items. Championship gear. A great selection for both players and fans!
  • Payne Honored at NCAA Women Coaches Academy
    December 14, 2017
    Leslie Payne, head coach of the Meredith College cross country and track & field teams, received the Judy Sweet Award at the 43rd NCAA Women Coaches Academy hosted last week by the Alliance of Women Coaches in Englewood, Colorado.
  • Track Opens Indoor Season at JDL Kickoff
    December 02, 2017
    The Meredith College track and field team opened the indoor season at the JDL Kickoff Saturday. Several student-athletes advanced Meredith's three-year program with new all-time records.
  • Happy Thanksgiving
    November 22, 2017
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels wish you, your family, and friends a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
  • Meredith College Student-Athletes Donate Food to Raleigh Rescue Mission
    November 17, 2017
    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.
  • A Tribute to Doc Huber
    October 09, 2017
    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.
  • New Slate of SAAC Officers Readies for the Year
    August 23, 2017
    The Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) introduced a new slate of officers Wednesday. Senior lacrosse forward Carlee Joseph will lead the group as organization president. Senior volleyball setter Hannah Blaylock will serve as vice-president, and her teammate Haley Reeg, a junior middle blocker, will serve as secretary of the group.
  • New Leadership for Meredith SAAC
    August 16, 2017
    The Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be sponsored by two new athletics staff members beginning fall 2017 in Head Softball Coach Kim Scavone and Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Gene Meade. The two look forward to offering fresh perspective to the Avenging Angels in an effort to re-energize the NCAA-driven organization.
  • Sir Walter Miler Returns to Fast Meredith Track Friday Night
    August 01, 2017
    The Meredith College athletic field and track venue will once again serve as the site for the Sir Walter Miler, Raleigh's premiere racing event now in its fourth year. Brothers Sandy and Logan Roberts, along with friends Jeff Caron and Pat Price, who's wife graduated from Meredith, created and continue to enhance the event.
  • Online Access Ready for Student-Athlete Forms
    July 24, 2017
    The online portal for new and returning Meredith College student-athletes to complete or update required medical forms is now available. Additionally, new Avenging Angels should complete the student-athlete profile form and register FREE with the NCAA Eligibility Center. The schedule for required ImPact and prescreening testing should also be reviewed.
  • Edwards Assumes Leadership Role with Meredith Sports Medicine
    July 24, 2017
    Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers recently announced the promotion of Rebecca Edwards to interim head athletic trainer. A two-year assistant with the Avenging Angels sports medicine staff, Edwards succeeded Tammy Holleman, who left the college to pursue other opportunities.
  • Expanded USA South Footprint Leads to Adjusted Divisional Structure
    July 19, 2017
    The USA South Athletic Conference welcomed three new members this summer in Berea College, Brevard College, and Pfeiffer University. The expanded footprint resulted in an adjusted divisional format as announced from the conference office early this week.
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