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  • Volleyball Picked First in East Division
    August 16, 2018
    With the return of Head Coach Fiona Barkley to the helm of Meredith College volleyball, the Avenging Angels were picked to lead the East Division in the USA South Preseason Coaches Poll. Senior middle Haley Reeg with six junior returners will lead the Angels this season.
  • Angels Soccer Selected to Finish Third in USA South East
    August 16, 2018
    Meredith College was selected to finish third in the USA South East Division as announced in the recent coaches poll. Head Coach Paul Smith, entering his 17th season with the Avenging Angels, will prepare his team for a fifth consecutive run at a Division title. All-State and All-Conference first team selection Kirstie King returns to lead the effort as a fourth-year Meredith defender.
  • New Personnel Join Athletics Staff
    August 14, 2018
    Meredith College athletics is pleased to announce the addition of two new assistant coaches to the staff.
  • Relaunch of Avenging Angels Club in September
    August 06, 2018
    Meredith College Athletics is proud to announce the relaunch of the Avenging Angels Club coming this September! Jumpstart your year by joining HERE.
  • Basketball Schedule Announced
    July 27, 2018
    Under direction of new Head Coach LaQuanda Barksdale Quick, the Meredith College basketball team will open the 2018-2019 campaign November 9 at home versus former USA South Conference member Ferrum College. Wednesday, Dec. 5, the team will travel to Coastal Carolina University for an exhibition pairing with the Chanticleers.
  • Four Lacrosse Players Lead Team in Academic Awards
    July 23, 2018
    Four Meredith College lacrosse players were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Academic Honor Roll as announced Monday. Sarah Arbes, Julia Doyle, Carlee Joseph, and Cameron Ruffin led the team as an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad for the third year.
  • 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.
  • Volleyball Team Earns Academic Honor
    July 16, 2018
    The 2017 Meredith College volleyball squad earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. One of a record breaking 973 teams to garner recognition this year, the Avenging Angels were 1-of-3 from the USA South Athletic Conference and 1-of-173 from the NCAA Division III.
  • Fall Schedules Released
    July 09, 2018
    Meredith College athletics released the fall sport schedules Monday afternoon with the 2018 season fast approaching. The cross country, soccer, and volleyball Avenging Angels kick off the season on the road Friday, Aug. 31.
  • Happy Independence Day!
    July 04, 2018
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels salute the United States of America. Happy Independence Day!
  • Joseph Named IWLCA Division III Scholar-Athlete of the Year
    July 03, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association named Meredith College fifth-year senior Carlee Joseph the 2018 Division III Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
  • Former Tar Heel LaQuanda Barksdale Quick Named Meredith Head Women's Basketball Coach
    June 26, 2018
    Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers named former UNC Tar Heel and Winston-Salem native LaQuanda Barksdale Quick as the next head women's basketball coach. She will begin her tenure with the Avenging Angels athletic department on the road recruiting July 1.
  • Forty-Nine Earn All-Academic; Twelve with Distinction
    June 19, 2018
    The USA South Conference awarded forty-nine Meredith College Avenging Angels All-Academic honors as announced this week. Twelve of those student-athletes received a "With Distinction" notation due to exceptional academic success.
  • Occena Earns All-State Honors
    June 18, 2018
    Meredith College softball outfielder and recent graduate Erica Occena collected College Division All-State second team honors as announced Monday from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association. Occena led a cohort of nine senior Avenging Angels to the program's second consecutive 28-win season this spring.
  • Hite Named Division III All-American
    June 12, 2018
    Meredith College rising senior midfielder Holly Hite earned the program's first All-American honor as a member of the IWLCA Division III third team. Of the 57 players named to a team, Hite was one of only four who did not play for a top-25 Division III lacrosse program, according to the final coaches poll released in late-May.
  • Joseph Earns USA South's Prestigious Scalf Award
    June 07, 2018
    Meredith College student-athlete standout Carlee Joseph was named a recipient of the USA South Athletic Conference Don Scalf Award, recognizing the league's female and male Student-Athlete of the Year. Joseph completed a decorated four-year women's lacrosse career in May as she led the Avenging Angels to round two of the program's fifth consecutive NCAA tournament.
  • Joseph/Ruffin Named to IWLCA Division III Senior All-Star Team
    May 29, 2018
    Meredith College standouts Carlee Joseph and Cameron Ruffin were named to the 2018 Senior All-Star roster for the Division III's South team as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). Two of 44 Division III players selected, Joseph and Ruffin will compete in the games to be held on Tierney Field at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Maryland, Saturday, June 2.
  • Hite/Joseph Garner All-Region Honors
    May 18, 2018
    Meredith College standouts Holly Hite and Carlee Joseph garnered Division III All-Chesapeake Region first team honors as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. This marks Hite's second and Joseph's third All-Region selection.
  • Lax Angels Battle #2 SU in 19-11 NCAA Tournament Loss
    May 13, 2018
    The Meredith College lacrosse Angels concluded the 2018 season Sunday with a 19-11 loss to second-ranked Salisbury in NCAA Division III tournament action. Holly Hite led the Avenging Angels with six goals, 11 draw controls in the loss.
  • Meredith Lacrosse Breaks Through for First NCAA Tournament Victory
    May 12, 2018
    Meredith College controlled possession throughout Saturday's NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament first round action, closing a 20-9 victory over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Mariners. Carlee Joseph led the attack with six goals, and Cameron Ruffin ignited the defense with four caused turnovers on the way to the Avenging Angels' program-first NCAA Tournament victory.
  • Samantha Litt - Going Strong
    May 10, 2018
    Majoring in biology with minors in Spanish and psychology, Meredith College soccer senior Samantha Litt shares her "Strong Story." Litt studied abroad in Spain during the summer before her junior year, and the new experiences and opportunities added to her minor in Spanish, as well as to her personal development.
  • Eran Artigues - Going Strong
    May 09, 2018
    Meredith College softball senior Eran Artigues shares her "Strong Story." A double major in mathematics and computer science, Artigues has "learned to be okay with who [she is]." As a recruited student-athlete, she credits Meredith for choosing her, and "[she is] sure glad it did."
  • Lacrosse Set to Play Merchant Marine in NCAA Tourney
    May 08, 2018
    As announced in Sunday night's NCAA Division III Tournament selection, the USA South Champion Meredith College lacrosse team will face off with the Merchant Marine Mariners Saturday, May 12, at 1 p.m. in round one action. USMMA captured the Skyline Conference Championship to earn the program's first trip to the tournament, while Saturday marks the Avenging Angels' fifth consecutive appearance.
  • Meredith Lacrosse Shuts Out Southwestern with NCAA Tournament Up Next
    April 29, 2018
    In Sunday's final regular season match Meredith College lacrosse shut out the Southwestern Pirates 24-0. Julie Capretti and Carlee Joseph scored a match-high six goals apiece to lead the Angels.
  • 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.
  • Angels Lacrosse Falls 20-18 to Colorado College
    April 28, 2018
    In the first of a weekend doubleheader in Texas following a fifth consecutive USA South Conference Tournament Championship, Meredith College lacrosse picked up its fourth loss on the season versus the nationally recognized Colorado College Tigers. Carlee Joseph and Maria Codispoti led the Angels with four goals apiece in the 20-18 loss.
  • 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.
  • Haley Ervin - Going Strong
    April 26, 2018
    Meredith College softball senior Haley Ervin shares her "Strong Story." A mathematics major earning a teaching licensure, Ervin looks forward to sharing her love of math to future students. "[Math] is more than just the numbers," said Ervin.
  • Bucklin Ends Career Atop Meredith Softball RBI Record
    April 22, 2018
    The Meredith College softball team closed out the 2018 season with a four-game, non-conference, weekend road series. Senior Brittany Bucklin ended her four-year career as the program leader with 120 runs batted in and started in every game since joining the Avenging Angels softball program in 2015 to lead both categories with 164.
  • 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.
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