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2016-2017 Tennis News

  • USA South All-Academic Honorees Announced
    June 12, 2017
    A record 76 individuals representing 61 percent of Meredith College student-athletes were named to the 2017 USA South All-Academic team as announced Monday from the conference office. The field of honorees represent each of Meredith's eight varsity sports of basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.
  • Laura Anne Hatcher - Going Strong
    May 05, 2017
    Meredith College tennis transfer Laura Anne Hatcher shares her "Strong Story."
  • Meredith Athletes Recognized During Annual Awards Ceremony
    May 02, 2017
    Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers and her staff recognized the outstanding achievements of the Avenging Angels during Tuesday evening's Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony. This year's new event format included a ceremony held in the college's Jones Auditorium with a dessert reception following in the newly renovated Johnson Hall Rotunda.
  • Barkley to Take on New Role with Meredith Athletics
    April 25, 2017
    Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers is pleased to announce Fiona Barkley's new role as the department's assistant athletic director for advancement and external relations beginning August 1, 2017. Thanks to the NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant, Barkley will resign as head volleyball coach to take on a new challenge within Meredith athletics.
  • Golf Classic Rescheduled for May 8
    April 23, 2017
    Due to the rainy weather forecasted for today and tomorrow, the 19th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic at Brier Creek Country Club has been postponed until Monday, May 8, 2017. The Meredith athletics department will host the full event complete with 18 holes of golf, silent auction, raffles, and dinner, beginning with check-in at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 8.
  • USA South Conference Presidents Cup Standings
    April 18, 2017
    Meredith College finished the year ranked second in final USA South Women's Presidents Cup standings, just one and one-half points behind the leader. Regular season championships in soccer, lacrosse, and softball, along with tournament titles in volleyball and lacrosse elevated the Avenging Angels point total.
  • Goff/Emerson Collect USA South Women's Tennis Honors
    April 13, 2017
    Meredith College senior Cailin Goff and rookie Gillian Emerson earned USA South Women's Tennis All-Conference honors as announced Thursday from the league office. The Avenging Angels finished third in the East Division standings and face off with the West's two-seed Huntingdon Hawks in Thursday's conference tournament action.
  • Tennis Falls 5-4 in Tough Battle with Hawks in USA South Tournament Action
    April 13, 2017
    In Thursday's round one action of the USA South Women's Tennis Tournament, the East third-seed Meredith College Angels fell 5-4 to the West two-seed Huntingdon Hawks.
  • USA South Women's Tennis Tournament Seeding Set
    April 10, 2017
    The Avenging Angels begin their tournament action at 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon versus the West two-seed Huntingdon Hawks at the LaGrange College tennis courts.
  • 2017 Division III Week - Athletic Experience
    April 07, 2017
    USA South Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) members share their thoughts on how Division III has helped them continue competing in the sports they have always enjoyed.
  • Tennis Concludes Regular Season with 7-2 Victory at Averett
    April 06, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis team concluded the 2017 regular season Thursday with a 7-2 victory over the USA South's Averett University. Now the Avenging Angels must wait until the remaining league programs finish for conference tournament seeding.
  • Tennis Angels Secure Invite to USA South Tournament with 9-0 Win at Peace
    April 03, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis program secured an invite to the USA South Women's Tennis Tournament Monday afternoon with a 9-0 victory at William Peace. Tournament seeding will be determined later in the week once the conference regular season completes.
  • Tennis Angels Sweep Ferrum, Greensboro on Senior Day
    April 01, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis Angels posted a doubleheader sweep in Saturday's USA South action with 9-0 wins over Ferrum and Greensboro. The team celebrated seniors Sarah Du Bose, Cailin Goff, and Laura Anne Hatcher in between matches.
  • Monarchs Down Tennis Angels 9-0 in USA South Action
    March 30, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis team dropped a 9-0 match to the USA South's top-ranked Methodist Monarchs Thursday afternoon.
  • Tennis Splits Doubleheader on the Road with 9-0 Win at Baldwin, 9-0 Loss to Jackets
    March 25, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis Avenging Angels earned their first win of the season this afternoon at the USA South's Mary Baldwin, 9-0. The team followed with a 9-0 loss to Randolph Macon in non-conference play.
  • Bishops Down Tennis Angels 6-3 in USA South Opener
    March 21, 2017
    In Tuesday afternoon's USA South women's tennis opener, the visiting N.C. Wesleyan Bishops downed Meredith College 6-3. Gillian Emerson and Emily Wilkinson went undefeated on the day.
  • Taranhike Wins Singles in 8-1 Loss Saint Benedict
    March 09, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis team wrapped up a tough spring break series Thursday at the USTA's new National Campus with an 8-1 loss to the College of Saint Benedict. Sandra Taranhike claimed the lone point for the Avenging Angels with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over the Blazers at no. 4 singles.
  • Hatcher/Emerson Win Singles in 7-2 Loss to Crusaders
    March 08, 2017
    No. 1 Laura Anne Hatcher and no. 2 Gillian Emerson picked up two points for Meredith College tennis Wednesday morning in a 7-2 loss to the Alvernia Crusaders. The match took place at the USTA National Campus during day two of the team's spring break trip.
  • Tennis Opens Spring Break Tour at USTA National Campus
    March 07, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis team opened their spring break series at the USTA National Campus Tuesday with a 6-1 loss to the Morningside Mustangs. Sandra Taranhike recorded the solo win for the Avenging Angels with a 6-3, 6-1 victory at no. 5 singles.
  • Meredith Athletics Kicks Off Pennies for a Purpose Fundraiser
    March 02, 2017
    The Meredith College Athletics Department has kicked off its annual spring fundraiser “Pennies for a Purpose” in an effort to help a nonprofit of their choice. All proceeds from this year’s fundraiser will go towards the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society.
  • Hawks Claim 9-0 Decision at Meredith
    February 23, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to the visiting NCAA Division II Chowan Hawks, who ranked sixth in the latest Oracle/ITA Atlantic Region collegiate poll.
  • Barton Bulldogs Top Angels Tennis 9-0
    February 21, 2017
    In Tuesday's non-conference action, the visiting NCAA Division II Barton Bulldogs shut out the Meredith College tennis squad 9-0.
  • Meredith Tennis Falls 9-0 to Bears
    February 08, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis team hosted the NCAA Division II Shaw Bears in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon with a 9-0 decision in favor of the visitors.
  • USA South Releases Women's Tennis Poll
    February 07, 2017
    The USA South Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll tabbed the Meredith College Avenging Angels for a third place this spring in the East Division. Fourth year Head Coach Meredith Vincent will look to seniors Cailin Goff and Laura Anne Hatcher to challenge the top conference players.
  • Tennis Angels Fall to Nationally Ranked UMW Eagles
    February 04, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis team continued its tough non-conference schedule with a 9-0 loss to the University of Mary Washington Eagles, who ranked 15th nationally in November's final fall NCAA Division III poll.
  • USA South SAAC at 2017 NCAA Convention
    February 02, 2017
    A wrap-up of 25 USA South SAAC Members' trip to the 2017 NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Tennis Opens with Loss to Elon
    January 25, 2017
    The Meredith College (0-1) tennis squad opened the spring season with a tough match versus a seasoned NCAA Division I team in the Elon University Phoenix (4-2). The team's gathered at Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center in Durham.
  • Hatcher Represents Meredith at NCAA Convention
    January 23, 2017
    Senior tennis player and Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President Laura Anne Hatcher joined 24 other USA South student-athletes last week at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tenn. For the first time the conference used NCAA grant funds to send a cohort of athletes to the annual event.
  • Meredith Athletics Launches
    January 06, 2017
    The Meredith College athletics program partnered with Advanced-Online to launch a new online store Friday. The new site features a host of sport-specific logo options, customizable features, name brand gear, and a wide variety of products.
  • Happy New Year!
    January 01, 2017
    Happy New Year from the Avenging Angels! Live happy and healthy in 2017.
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