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.
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.
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.
USA South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Year Kimberly Schuh garnered second team honors from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association as announced this week. Schuh led Meredith College to a conference tournament invite as the East six-seed with six wins in league.
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.
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.
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.
Meredith College standout Kimberly Schuh collected the program's first-ever USA South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Year award as announced Thursday from the league office. Schuh earned All-East Division honors as well, and sophomore Janah Hassell was named to the All-Sportsmanship team.
The East Division's six-seed Meredith College Angels lost 76-64 to the third-seed Averett Cougars in Wednesday night's opening round of USA South Tournament action. Meredith led at the half but would not hold off a steady come back from the hosts.
The Meredith College basketball team will enter this year's USA South Women's Basketball Tournament as the East Division six-seed. The Avenging Angels travel to Danville, Virginia, Wednesday, Feb. 14, to face off with the third-seed Averett Cougars in the opening round.
Meredith College rookie Kimberly Schuh matched her career high 35 points and paired it with a career-best 15 rebounds to lead the Avenging Angels to a 66-64 victory over USA South rival William Peace in a thrilling match-up at home Wednesday evening. Meredith led by as many as eight points midway through the fourth quarter and held off an aggressive Pacer attack down the stretch for the win.
Meredith College rookie Kimberly Schuh recorded an impressive career-best 35 points in an 82-70 loss at Pfeiffer University Saturday afternoon. The total bested her previous high by 10 points, scored in the pairing's first meeting back in early December.
The Meredith College Avenging Angels basketball team put on a shooting clinic during the first 20 minutes of Wednesday night's action versus the visiting Ferrum Panthers. Ferrum closed out the 71-57 victory, but Kimberly Schuh and Chandler Hines kept the Panthers close through the early minutes of the final frame.
Meredith College standout Kimberly Schuh collected her second USA South women's basketball Rookie of the Week selection as announced Monday from the conference office. Schuh led the Angels in a 2-1 week versus league opponents with double-digit offensive performances in each contest.
The USA South's N.C. Wesleyan Battling Bishops handled the Meredith College basketball Angels 79-58 Sunday afternoon in conference action. Kimberly Schuh led the Avenging Angels with 19 points and nine defensive rebounds, and Meghan Pleasants notched 11 points, eight rebounds.
Trailing by as many as 16 points in the third period, Meredith College basketball fought back to finish off the USA South rival Methodist Monarchs 52-49 Saturday afternoon. Kimberly Schuh led the game with her second career double-double on 22 points, 11 rebounds.
Kimberly Schuh and Chandler Hines led the Meredith College basketball Angels to a 79-67 victory over rival William Peace. The win places Meredith in sixth place one half game ahead of the Pacers with three weeks remaining in the regular season and a tournament invite on the line.
Meredith College basketball's Chandler Hines led the Avenging Angels with 12 points in Sunday's 76-47 loss to the visiting Averett Cougars. The Angels open a three-game road series Wednesday versus cross-town rival William Peace and remain in the hunt for a top-six finish and an invite to the USA South Tournament.
The Meredith College basketball team carried a late third quarter surge into the final 10 minutes of play to finish off Mary Baldwin with a 66-54 victory in Saturday's USA South action. Kimberly Schuh led all with a game high 22 points in the win.
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.