The Meredith College women's golf team hosted its first match Monday as the Capital University Crusaders traveled to Raleigh to enjoy better North Carolina weather. But under cold, rainy conditions, CU finished off the Angels 4-1 at Wildwood Green Golf Club, Meredith's home course and site of the Annual Golf Classic in April.
In Sunday's non-conference women's tennis match, the visiting Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets downed Meredith College 8-1. One's partners Aly Henneberry and Brittney Brown collected the Angels' lone win on the day.
The Meredith College lacrosse team battled back from a six-point deficit but ran out of time in a 20-18 loss to Randolph-Macon College Saturday afternoon. Lilia Cruz scored seven second-half goals to lead the match.
Meredith College's first-year varsity program of women's golf was tabbed sixth in the USA South Preseason Coaches' Poll as announced this week from the conference office. The Avenging Angels will host Capital University Monday, Feb. 24, at home course, Wildwood Green Golf Club, to kickstart the spring season.
Three Meredith College women's basketball Angels were selected for end-of-season honors as announced Thursday from the USA South Athletic Conference office. Kimberly Schuh and Kate Perko garnered All-Conference awards, and Madison Gladwell earned her second All-Sportsmanship selection.
The East Division sixth-seed Meredith College Angels put together a strong 40 minutes versus the East's third-seed Averett Cougars but were unable to regain the lead down the stretch. AU will advance to the USA South Tournament quarterfinals with a 68-56 win over MCBB.
With a 5-11 USA South record the Meredith College women's basketball program advanced to their third consecutive conference tournament set to begin Wednesday night. The East Division sixth-seed Avenging Angels will travel to Danville, Virginia, to face off with the East's third-seed Averett Cougars.
Meredith College basketball standout Kate Perko collected her fifth USA South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week honor as announced Monday from the conference office. Perko led the Avenging Angels with a game-high 28 points in both contests last week. And Saturday she set a new all-time Meredith record as the top freshman scorer in a single season with 449 total points.
Virginia Wesleyan held off a strong Meredith College softball team to claim a pair of wins in Sunday's non-conference doubleheader. Head Coach Kim Scavone placed three rookie pitchers on the front line, alongside returning sophomore Sarah Gundlach, to face off with the nationally ranked Marlins.
With an 89-38 win over Methodist University, the Meredith College basketball squad secured a crushing victory for four-year Angel Madison Gladwell on Senior Day. And Kate Perko set a new college record with 449 points for a Meredith freshman in a single season, surpassing teammate Kimberly Schuh.
The Meredith College Avenging Angels posted their second-best performance from the field on the season, and Kate Perko scored a career-high 28 points. But the host Pfieffer Falcons still managed to capture a 72-64 victory in USA South action.
The Meredith College basketball Angels pushed past visiting Mary Baldwin University in the fourth quarter and pressed forward for a 60-54 victory, their first in five games. Zaina Hook dished out three-of-five assists in the final 11 minutes of the game to spark the comeback win for MCBB.
Visiting William Peace outpaced the Meredith College basketball Angels 74-58 in Tuesday night's USA South action. Tonight's game was designated as a #BlockOutCancer event as part of a league-wide effort to support one of their own.
Athletic Director Jackie Myers announced the addition of Randy Dennis to the Meredith College athletics staff. Dennis will serve as the college's assistant athletic director for development, a position created by the NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant, awarded to the college in 2017.
In alignment with all 18 USA South Women's Basketball programs, Meredith College will host a #BlockOutCancer event this season to support Greensboro Head Coach Randy Tuggle in his fight against pancreatic cancer. MCBB hosts East Division leader William Peace Tuesday, Feb. 4, and the night will focus on Tuggle.
The Meredith College Avenging Angels set two all-time program records in Sunday's Mondo College Invite at the JDL Fast Track in Winston. Julie Tonon moved atop the list in the 3,000 meter race, and Corrine Weaver's finish in the mile moved her to the top of the program-best.
Holding the last six USA South Conference Tournament titles and four most recent Regular Season Championships, Meredith College women's lacrosse was tabbed as the preseason favorite in the 2020 Coaches Poll as announced Wednesday from the league office. Four-time conference Coach of the Year Lauren Scott remains at the helm of the Avenging Angels program.
A slow offensive start left the Meredith College Angels with a 78-73 loss to at Averett University Tuesday night. Down by as many as 21 in the third period, MCBB trimmed their deficit to as few as four in the final seconds of play on balanced scoring and a tenacious defense.
The Meredith College basketball team challenged the visiting Greensboro Pride throughout the 40 minutes in Saturday's USA South action but fell short in a 78-73 loss. Kate Perko and Kimberly Schuh combined for 41 points with Perko leading the game with 19 rebounds.
Meredith College sits in sixth place among East Division programs in the USA South Softball Preseason Coaches Poll. In last year's conference tournament opening round, the Avenging Angels knocked off the top-seed Bishops to advance to LaGrange for the third consecutive season.