2019-20 Basketball News

  • USA South/Meredith Postpone Fall Sports Competition
    July 28, 2020
    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.
  • Record 27 Avenging Angels Earn All-Academic Honors with Distinction
    June 10, 2020
    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.
  • Congratulations Angels!
    May 04, 2020
    The Meredith College athletics program celebrated the 2019-2020 sport seasons April 30 with the virtual production of the 2020 Halo Awards.
  • 2020 Halo Awards
    April 30, 2020
    Join Meredith College Athletics in a celebration of the Avenging Angels in a virtual presentation of the 2020 Halo Awards Thursday, April 30.
  • Pennies for a Purpose Efforts on Track
    April 07, 2020
    The USA South Athletic Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee spring fundraising initiative Pennies for a Purpose was interrupted with restrictions from the coronavirus.
  • Madison Gladwell - Going Strong
    March 26, 2020
    Pursuing a double major in psychology and political science with a concentration in pre-law, Meredith College student-athlete senior Madison Gladwell shares her Strong Story.
  • Golf Classic and Silent Auction Postponed
    March 25, 2020
    The Meredith College Annual Golf Classic has been postponed because of continued restrictions forced by the coronavirus health crisis.
  • Rahn Promoted to Full Assistant
    March 17, 2020
    Megan Rahn, '12, joined the Meredith College athletics staff in fall 2016 as a volunteer assistant basketball coach and was promoted to a full, paid assistant at the conclusion of the 2019-2020 season by Head Coach LaQuanda Quick.
  • Schuh Earns All-Region Honor
    March 17, 2020
    Meredith College women's basketball standout Kimberly Schuh was named to the 2020 D3hoops.com All-South Region third team as announced Tuesday morning. A junior from Apex, N.C., Schuh earned her second USA South All-Conference first team selection this year.
  • USA South Cancels Spring Seasons
    March 13, 2020
    Because of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the USA South Athletic Conference announced the cancelation of the 2020 spring seasons, effective Monday, March 16.
  • Three Angels Earn Women's Basketball Honors
    February 20, 2020
    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.
  • Basketball Tournament Round One Falls to Cougars, 68-56
    February 19, 2020
    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.
  • Perko Earns Fifth USA South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week Nod
    February 17, 2020
    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.
  • Basketball to Face Off with Cougars in USA South Tournament Action
    February 17, 2020
    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.
  • Basketball Wins on Senior Day; Perko Sets New Freshman Record
    February 15, 2020
    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.
  • Athletics Schedule Changes
    February 13, 2020
    With this week the opening for Meredith College spring sports competitions, Mother Nature has already interfered with the schedule.
  • Perko's 28 Points Not Enough in Loss to Falcons
    February 12, 2020
    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.
  • Basketball Angels Push Past Baldwin for 60-54 Victory
    February 08, 2020
    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.
  • Angels and Pacers Join USA South Effort to BlockOutCancer
    February 04, 2020
    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.
  • MCBB to Play Tuggle Strong
    February 03, 2020
    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.
  • Slow Start Leads to 78-73 Loss to Cougars
    January 28, 2020
    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.
  • Angels Battle Falls Short in 78-73 loss to Pride
    January 25, 2020
    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.
  • MCBB Unable to Hold Back Bishops in 66-55 Loss
    January 22, 2020
    The host N.C. Wesleyan Bishops held back Meredith College to down the Angels 66-55 in Wednesday's USA South action. Kimberly Schuh scored a game-high 28 points, and Kate Perko led with 17 rebounds.
  • Perko Collects USA South ROW Honor
    January 20, 2020
    With a pair of double-double performances in a 2-0 week for the Meredith College Avenging Angels, Kate Perko collected her fourth USA South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week Monday.
  • Schuh/Perko Lead Angels to 69-39 Win Over Salem
    January 18, 2020
    Led by top performances from Kimberly Schuh and Kate Perko, the Meredith College Angels cruised to a 69-39 victory over the visiting Salem Spirits in Saturday's USA South action. The pair combined for 56 points, 35 rebounds, and nine assists in the win.
  • Perko's Career-High 20 Rebounds Helps Angels to 68-57 Win at MU
    January 14, 2020
    Meredith College rookie Kate Perko topped last weekend's career-best rebounding performance by collecting 20 in Tuesday night's USA South victory over the host Methodist Monarchs. Four basketball Angels posted double-digit scoring totals, including a career-high for Lindsay Bell with 20.
  • Perko Earns USA South Nod
    January 13, 2020
    Kate Perko collected her fourth USA South weekly honor and third as the Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week as announced Monday from the league office.
  • Bishops Find a Way to Finish MCBB 73-72 in OT
    January 11, 2020
    The Meredith College basketball Angels were unable to put away the visiting Bishops of N.C. Wesleyan in Saturday's 73-72 overtime loss. Three MCBB players finished in double-digits with Kate Perko leading the way with 27 points, adding 17 rebounds.
  • MCBB Comes Close in 57-54 Loss to Averett
    January 08, 2020
    The visiting Averett Cougars held on for a 57-54 win over a tenacious Meredith College basketball roster in Wednesday night's USA South action. Kimberly Schuh finished with a game-high 22 points, 13 rebounds.
  • Angels Run Out of Time in 74-63 Loss to Pacers
    January 05, 2020
    The Meredith College basketball Angels would not keep pace with cross-town rival William Peace in 74-63 loss Sunday afternoon. Kate Perko posted 16 points and a game-high 14 rebounds in the loss.
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