2019-20 Volleyball News

  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    November 27, 2019
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels wish you, your family, and friends a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
  • Meredith Student-Athletes Give Back
    November 26, 2019
    As part of the USA South's Cans Across the Conference competition, the Meredith College Avenging Angels collected 1,150 non-perishable food items and donated to the Raleigh Rescue Mission. With 18 member institutions, the league presented 69,387 items to local organizations across the wide footprint of the conference.
  • MCVB Falls 3-1 to Scots in USA South Semis
    November 08, 2019
    The East second-seed Meredith College Avenging Angels fell 3-1 (12-25, 20-25, 25-20, 17-25) to the West Division top-seed Maryville Scots in Friday's first semifinal pairing of the USA South Volleyball Tournament. Down 2-0 MCVB won the third to force another frame, but the Scots outlasted the Angels for a win.
  • Phillips Named USAS Libero of the Year; Four Angels Honored
    November 07, 2019
    Meredith College volleyball's standout defender Lauren Phillips garnered the 2019 USA South Libero of the Year honor and joined two teammates as All-Conference honorees. Caroline Corey garnered her fourth selection to the All-USA South first team, and both were joined by Cathy Delano on the All-East first team. Lauren Grodi represented MCVB as the All-Sportsmanship selection.
  • Volleyball Heads to Semifinals on 3-1 Win Over Rival Pacers
    November 05, 2019
    The East Division second-seed Meredith College Avenging Angels downed third-seed William Peace 3-1 (21-25, 29-27, 25-21, 25-14) in a classic battle of the Raleigh rivals to advance to the USA South Conference Volleyball Tournament semifinals. Hailey Long and Caroline Corey combined for 32 kills, and Bailey Lucas distributed 28 assists to lead the Angels to their next match.
  • Meredith Volleyball to Host First Round Volleyball Action Tuesday
    November 04, 2019
    As the USA South Women's Volleyball East Division second seed, Meredith College will host early rounds of the conference tournament Tuesday, Nov. 5. At 7:30 p.m. the Avenging Angels will play the winner between third-seed William Peace and sixth-seed Methodist.
  • Phillips Earns Fourth Player of the Week Honor
    November 04, 2019
    Meredith College junior libero Lauren Phillips collected her fourth USA South Volleyball Defensive Player of the Year honor as announced Monday from the conference office. She and her team will host early rounds of tournament action tomorrow night beginning at 5 p.m. in Weatherspoon Gym in an effort to defend their 2018 title.
  • Volleyball Angels Clinch East Division Second Place with 3-1 Win at Salem
    November 01, 2019
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels volleyball team clinched second place in the USA South East Division standings with a 3-1 (25-12, 25-21, 26-28, 25-16) win over Salem Friday night. The win secured hosting privileges for Tuesday's first round tournament action.
  • Pacers Steal Win from MCVB
    October 29, 2019
    In front of a full house in Weatherspoon Gymnasium, the Meredith College volleyball Angels suffered a disappointing 3-1 (25-17, 20-25, 23-25, 19-25) loss to USA South rival William Peace University. MCVB claimed a swift first set lead before letting go of three straight to an energetic Pacer squad with nothing to lose.
  • Meredith Sweeps Tri-Match, 3-1 and 3-0
    October 26, 2019
    Volleyball earned two USA South Conference victories on Saturday, defeating Methodist 3-1 (21-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-7) and Mary Baldwin 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-16) at a tri-match hosted by Mary Baldwin.
  • Phillips Surpasses 1000 Digs in 3-0 Win Over Bishops
    October 22, 2019
    Meredith College junior defensive specialist Lauren Phillips surpassed 1000 career digs in Tuesday night's USA South pairing with N.C. Wesleyan. Phillips grabbed a match-high 19 in the sweep to reach the milestone.
  • Phillips Garners USA South Nod
    October 21, 2019
    Junior libero Lauren Phillips garnered her third USA South Women's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week nod, as Meredith College posted a 2-1 record in conference play last week. Phillips ranks in the top-three among USA South defenders with 448 total digs and 5.27 digs per set this season.
  • Angels Soar Past Falcons, 3-0
    October 19, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball team took down the Pfeiffer Falcons, 3-0 (25-9, 25-22, 25-22) in the first match of their USA South Play Day at Weatherspoon Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Tames Pride, 3-2
    October 19, 2019
    Despite losing the first set, the Meredith College volleyball team battled to win the next three sets, defeating Greensboro College, 3-2 (15-25, 25-20, 25-15, 23-25, 15-8).
  • Cougars Hand Volleyball Another Loss
    October 16, 2019
    The Averett Cougars defeated Meredith College for the second time this season in Wednesday night's USA South action, ending a seven-match winning streak. AU stripped MCVB of their first conference match last month in four sets and downed the Angels 3-1 (25-20, 18-25, 20-25, 22-25) again tonight.
  • Volleyball Angels Finish Off Salem in Three
    October 10, 2019
    In Thursday night's USA South volleyball pairing versus the visiting Salem Spirits, Meredith College overcame a six-point deficit to protect a 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-18) finish, their fifth consecutive. Lauren Grodi finished with 16 assists for MCVB.
  • MCVB Takes Down Rival Pacers, 3-0
    October 08, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball Avenging Angels rallied after a tight first set to finish off host William Peace 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-17) in Tuesday night's USA South action. Lauren Phillips and Avery Bowman combined for 32 of MCVB's 49 digs, and Kenzie Moore stuffed four Pacer attempts to push the Avenging Angels to a straight-set victory.
  • Avenging Angels Tame Monarchs, 3-0
    October 05, 2019
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Led by 15 assists each from Lauren Grodi and Avery Bowman, the Meredith College volleyball team earned a USA South victory over Methodist University, 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-16), Saturday afternoon at Weatherspoon Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Soars Past Mary Baldwin, 3-0
    October 05, 2019
    Meredith College volleyball earned a clean sweep over Mary Baldwin, downing the Fighting Squirrels, 3-0 (25-11, 25-11, 25-9), completing a perfect day in their USA South tri-match at Weatherspoon Gymnasium. 
  • Road Win for Volleyball, 3-0
    October 01, 2019
    With three double-digit defensive performances and 59 digs overall, the Meredith College volleyball team shutdown the N.C. Wesleyan Battling Bishops 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-14) in Tuesday night's USA South action. And rookie Hailey Long notched a match-high 16 kills with no errors to hit .727 on the night.
  • Angels Collect Two Dubs at USA South Play Day
    September 28, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball Angels collected a pair of wins at Saturday's USA South Play Day hosted by the Pfeiffer Falcons. MCVB swept the hosts 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-16) and followed with a 3-1 (25-23, 25-14, 24-26, 25-17) win over the Greensboro Pride.
  • Volleyball Opens League with 3-1 Loss to Cougars
    September 25, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball team opened the USA South Conference schedule with a 3-1 (23-25, 26-28, 25-14, 23-25) loss to rival Averett Unviersity Wednesday evening. The match was the first to be played in the newly refurbished Weatherspoon Gymnasium.
  • Long Collects USA South Nod
    September 23, 2019
    Meredith College volleyball right side hitter Hailey Long collected her first USA South Conference honor Monday as the Rookie of the Week.
  • Bolton Turns the Tide as MCVB Finishes Off Roanoke, 3-2
    September 20, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball squad recovered from a 2-1 deficit to finish off the host Roanoke Maroons 3-2 for their sixth win on the season. Whitney Bolton knocked down three consecutive kills in set four to shift the momentum in favor of the Avenging Angels.
  • Phillips Leads League in Digs and Lands Second Weekly Honor
    September 16, 2019
    Junior libero Lauren Phillips earned her second career USA South Women's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week honor as Meredith College posted a 1-2 record last week. She leads the league with 232 digs and 5.95 digs per set.
  • Another 1-2 Weekend Preps Volleyball for USA South Schedule
    September 14, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball Angels posted another 1-2 finish in this weekend's non-conference tournament action at Marymount University. Caroline Corey picker up her third All-Tournament honor for her efforts over the two-day event.
  • Volleyball Angels Finish 1-2 at Washington & Lee Invite
    September 07, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball Angels wrapped up a 2-1 weekend at the Washington & Lee Invite. MCVB won a 3-2 2 (25-19, 22-25, 25-23, 28-30, 15-12) match over Southern Va. Friday evening before falling to the hosts Generals and Gettysburg in five sets apiece Saturday.
  • Meredith College to Add Two New Sports
    September 05, 2019
    Meredith College has announced plans to add two new sports, bringing the Avenging Angels to ten sports. The most immediate addition shifts the two-year club golf program to varsity status beginning this fall. In Fall 2020, Meredith will add field hockey to the atheltics lineup.
  • Avenging Angels Kick Off 2019 with Integrity
    September 04, 2019
    The Meredith College athletics program opened 2019-2020 Tuesday evening with the annual Core Value Kickoff. A special event established by Athletic Director Jackie Myers early in her tenure at Meredith, this year's agenda focused on practicing integrity.
  • Phillips Named Defensive Player of the Week
    September 02, 2019
    Lauren Phillips led the Meredith College volleyball team to a 3-1 opening weekend, including a career high 38 digs in a 3-1 victory over Lynchburg to earn the USA South Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.
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