Meredith College volleyball senior Lauren Phillips was named USA South Decade Athlete of the Week* Monday afternoon. A libero/defensive specialist for the Avenging Angels, Phillips earned the league's 2019 Volleyball Libero of the Year honor last fall.
With the safety of student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, and other athletics staff at the forefront of deliberations, the final decision required creative thinking to offer Meredith student-athletes some form of athletic experience this semester.
the USA South President's Council ultimately voted unanimously to postpone fall sports competition. With the safety of student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, and other athletics staff at the forefront, the fall sports of volleyball, soccer, cross country, and football will shift to spring 2021.
The U.S Marine Corp and American Volleyball Coaches Association announced this week that 1,313 volleyball teams earned the 2019-2020 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award. Meredith College received the honor for the fourth consecutive year.
NCAA member schools nominated a record 605 NCAA female student-athletes for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Meredith College four-year volleyball standout Caroline Corey was among the 220 Division III nominees.
The USA South Conference awarded sixty-two Meredith College Avenging Angels All-Academic honors as announced Wednesday from the league office. Twenty-seven student-athletes received a notation of With Distinction for demonstrating a exceptional academic success, more than double the number since the conference enhanced the award in 2018.