2019-20 Volleyball News

  • 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.
  • Volleyball's Corey Earns All-Tournament Honors as Angels Split Day Two in Route 42 Classic
    August 31, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball squad knocked off Lynchburg 3-1 (25-20, 18-25, 25-21, 25-9) before falling to the host Bridgewater Eagles in straight sets (25-12, 25-19, 25-16). Caroline Corey earned a spot on the Route 42 Classic All-Tournament squad for her two-day efforts.
  • Veteran Volleyball Angels Battle for a 2-0 Opening Day
    August 30, 2019
    The defending USA South Champion Meredith College volleyball Angels kicked off the 2019 campaign with a 2-0 day at the Route 42 Classic at Eastern Mennonite University. MCVB downed the Catholic Cardinals 3-1 and fought back to finish off the host Royals 3-2.
  • Volleyball Tabbed to Defend USA South Title
    August 22, 2019
    The defending USA South East Division co-Champion Meredith College volleyball Angels were selected to defend their title in this week's preseason coaches' poll. The Avenging Angels split the regular season last year with rival William Peace, who collected two first place votes with Meredith the other seven. But MCVB went on to capture the 2018 Conference Tournament Championship to earn the NCAA bid for the second time in program history.
  • Knight Joins Staff as Assistant Athletic Trainer
    August 12, 2019
    Meredith College Athletics Director Jackie Myers welcomed Elizabeth "Liz" Knight as the program's new assistant athletic trainer just in time for Wednesday's arrival of fall student-athletes.
  • Volleyball Earns Academic Honor
    August 01, 2019
    The 2018 Meredith College volleyball squad earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the third consecutive year. One of 1,127 volleyball programs to earn recognition, MCVB helped surpass last year's record-breaking total by 150 teams.
  • 2019 Angels Volleyball Schedule Announced
    July 03, 2019
    The Meredith College volleyball team returns to the court August 30 and will work to defend their USA South Tournament Championship title this fall. Head Coach Fiona Barkley must fill just one gap in the starting lineup with the May graduation of middle blocker Haley Reeg, '19.