The Meredith College basketball Angels put together their best 40 minute performance of the season behind a career high 27 points from Chandler Hines to capture a 76-64 win over the visiting Methodist Monarchs. Hines had 18 at the half and led the Avenging Angels to 91.7 percent shooting in the third quarter to pull away from MU by 15 for their largest lead of the game.
The visiting N.C. Wesleyan Bishops shut down the Meredith College basketball team in the fourth quarter to capture a 72-59 victory in Weatherspoon Gymnasium Saturday. During halftime of the USA South contest, the athletics department celebrated the success of eight championship teams between fall 2015 and fall 2017.
Meredith College shooter Chandler Hines posted a season-high 20 points on six-of-nine from three-point range in Wednesday night's 66-53 loss to the USA South's Ferrum Panthers. Ferrum leads the East Division as the only undefeated team remaining in the conference.
Kirstie King scored 25 points with 10 rebounds in her first double-double performance of the season to lead Meredith College to a 76-68 win over Mary Baldwin. The victory marked the first for the Avenging Angels this season.
The Meredith College basketball team opened the New Year with an 86-65 loss to the Averett Cougars in Saturday's USA South action. Kirstie King returned to the lineup today after a two-game injury release to lead the Avenging Angels with 16 points and seven rebounds.
The Meredith College basketball team assumed control of the USA South Instagram account today and will manage the account through their weekend travels. The conference initiated the takeovers to give fans an inside look into life on the road for league teams.
Meredith College basketball rookie Kimberly Schuh posted her first career double-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds to lead the Angels in a close 71-64 loss to the Roanoke Maroons Sunday. The New Year's Eve contest was part of Roanoke's Susan Dunagan Holiday Classic.
Rookie Kimberly Schuh finished strong to lead Meredith College with 16 points in Saturday's 74-31 loss to the Lynchburg Hornets in Roanoke's Susan Dunagan Holiday Classic. Today's game was the first for the Avenging Angels since exam week in mid-December.
The visiting Titans of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, ranked nationally in the latest polls, cruised to a 78-37 victory over Meredith College in Saturday's non-conference basketball event. Chandler Hines drained three baskets beyond the arc to lead the Angels with 11 total points on the day.
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.
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After one season away from the sport and a short stint in a new athletics administration role, longtime Meredith College staffer Fiona Barkley will return to the volleyball court to serve as head coach of the Avenging Angels. Barkley served 10 years as Meredith's head coach, advancing the program to a USA South Tournament Championship and NCAA appearance in 2016, and Athletic Director Jackie Myers is pleased to announce her return to the position.
Meredith College basketball scored the last 11 points in Sunday's home game to hold the visiting Pfeiffer Falcons to a 92-69 finish. Kimberly Schuh posted a career- and game-high 25 points, hitting 9-12 from the free throw line.
In Saturday's USA South Conference game versus the visiting Greensboro Pride, Meredith College outscored GC 35-30 in the second half to close the gap for a 73-58 loss. The Avenging Angels scored 19 from the free throw line, 10 more than the Pride, to aid in the effort.
Meredith College soccer standouts Kirstie King and Jessica Wallace earned a nod from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association as announced Wednesday afternoon. Both junior Avenging Angels, this marked King's first selection and the second for Wallace.
The visiting Guilford Quakers handled Meredith College basketball with ease Monday night for a 63-28 victory in the Avenging Angels' home opener. The Angels shot just 16.7 percent from the floor to hand over their fifth loss early this season.
The Meredith College basketball team filed a 75-52 loss to the Salem Spirits in Sunday afternoon's home opener. Chandler Hines and Meghan Pleasants combined for 25 points to lead the Avenging Angels, and Kirstie King logged a team high 12 rebounds.
The Hardin-Simmons Cowgirls outmatched the Meredith College basketball team 80-51 in day two of the Guilford Invitational. Kirstie King was named to the All-Tournament team for her performance over the two-day event.
In day one of the Guilford College Daly Seven Tip-Off Classic, the La Roche Redhawks downed Meredith College 72-58. Three Avenging Angels posted 13 points apiece in the team's second loss of the season Saturday afternoon.
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.
Senior Meghan Pleasants led the Meredith College basketball team with 16 points in a 72-55 loss to the host Randolph Wildcats. The Avenging Angels trailed by just two points in three quarters, but a tough third period spread the gap too much for Meredith to recover.
In Saturday's NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional Championship, Macy Brinson's 6,000 meter time of 24:00.1 set the second-best all-time record at Meredith College. She was joined by five teammates who established new personal records, including four who advanced up the college's top-25 performance list.
In Saturday night's USA South Women's Soccer Championship match, the East #2 Meredith College Angels lost a hard fought battle 1-0 in overtime to rival Methodist University. Samantha Litt, Jaisa Loch, Molly Thomas, and Jessica Wallace earned All-Tournament honors for their efforts throughout the tournament.
In Friday night's second semifinal pairing of the USA South Women's Soccer Tournament, the East #2 Meredith College Avenging Angels upset the host West #1 Maryville Scots 2-1 in overtime to advance to the championship match. Jessica Wallace scored the game winning goal with 5:23 left in the extra period.
Three Meredith College volleyball Avenging Angels were recognized Thursday as a USA South All-Conference selection. Outside hitter Caroline Corey received top honors as a member of the USA South first team. Additionally, Corey was named to the All-East first team.
The Meredith College volleyball team's tournament run ended early with a 3-0 loss to the William Peace Pacers in Wednesday's USA South quarterfinals. East #3 Meredith kicked off Wednesday night with a 3-1 (25-13, 23-25, 26-24, 25-11) victory over East #6 Greensboro in round one to advance.