2019-20 Lacrosse 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.
  • The Price is Right!
    May 28, 2020
    The Avenging Angels made it onto the popular game show The Price is Right, and freshman Faith Gray
  • 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.
  • Ansley Harris - Senior Day Series
    April 28, 2020
    An Apex, N.C., native and four-year lacrosse defender, Ansley Harris made her mark in the classroom as much as on the field.
  • Natalie Purcell - Senior Day Series
    April 17, 2020
    A native of Ashburn, Va., Natalie Purcell will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and a minor of criminology.
  • 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.
  • Brittany Wartman - Senior Day Series
    April 02, 2020
    During the next few weeks Meredith College athletics will highlight the senior student-athletes who will miss their much deserved Senior Day this spring. Women's Lacrosse defender Brittany Wartman...
  • Henley Peatross - Senior Day Series
    April 02, 2020
    A four-year Meredith College lacrosse player majoring in social work and criminology, Henley Peatross plans to pursue a Master of Social Work after graduation.
  • Henley Peatross - Going Strong
    March 31, 2020
    Pursuing a double major in social work and criminology at Meredith College, Henley Peatross shares more of 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.
  • 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.
  • Softball and Lacrosse Schedule Changes
    March 12, 2020
    This week's Meredith College lacrosse and softball schedules have changed.
  • Cruz Earns Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
    March 09, 2020
    Meredith College junior Lilia Cruz earned her first USA South Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week this season as announced Monday. This marks the third career weekly honor for Cruz.
  • Scott Collects 100th Career Victory as Angels Win Two
    March 08, 2020
    Meredith College Head Women's Lacrosse Coach Lauren Scott collected her 100th career victory Sunday as the Avenging Angels cruised past Brevard 21-3 in USA South action. MC Lax followed the win with a victory over the Transylvania University Cardinals.
  • MC Lax Kicks Off Spring Break with a Split
    March 07, 2020
    The Meredith College lacrosse Angels hosted #14 St. John Fisher College and the USA South's Piedmont Lions to open the college's spring recess Saturday. The nationally ranked Cardinals downed MC Lax 21-4, and Meredith followed with a 21-6 win over Piedmont.
  • Lacrosse Stays Close to #14 Eagles in 22-16 Loss
    March 03, 2020
    The Meredith College lacrosse Angels kept #14 Mary Washington in site throughout a 22-16 loss Wednesday afternoon. Olivia Blake and Lilia Cruz led the Avenging Angels with a combined nine goals, and Joy Deitrich recorded four stops in goal.
  • Lacrosse Runs Out of Time in 20-18 Loss to Jackets
    February 22, 2020
    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.
  • Lax Angels Struggle Versus St. Mary's
    February 15, 2020
    The visiting St. Mary's (MD.) Seashawks dealt Meredith College their first season opening loss since 2017 with a final score of 13-5. Rookie Tori Witmer recorded three of the Avenging Angels' goals.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lacrosse Tabbed USA South Preseason Favorite
    January 29, 2020
    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.
  • Meredith Athletics Sponsor Provides New Look for Weatherspoon
    December 06, 2019
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Meredith College athletics is proud to announce a sponsor agreement with CaribSea Restaurant on the coast of North Carolina. CaribSea has been pivotal in providing assistance to the upgrades of Weatherspoon Gym.
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    November 27, 2019
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels wish you, your family, and friends a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
  • Meredith Student-Athletes Give Back
    November 26, 2019
    As part of the USA South's Cans Across the Conference competition, the Meredith College Avenging Angels collected 1,150 non-perishable food items and donated to the Raleigh Rescue Mission. With 18 member institutions, the league presented 69,387 items to local organizations across the wide footprint of the conference.
  • Meredith College to Add Two New Sports
    September 05, 2019
    Meredith College has announced plans to add two new sports, bringing the Avenging Angels to ten sports. The most immediate addition shifts the two-year club golf program to varsity status beginning this fall. In Fall 2020, Meredith will add field hockey to the atheltics lineup.
  • Avenging Angels Kick Off 2019 with Integrity
    September 04, 2019
    The Meredith College athletics program opened 2019-2020 Tuesday evening with the annual Core Value Kickoff. A special event established by Athletic Director Jackie Myers early in her tenure at Meredith, this year's agenda focused on practicing integrity.
  • Knight Joins Staff as Assistant Athletic Trainer
    August 12, 2019
    Meredith College Athletics Director Jackie Myers welcomed Elizabeth "Liz" Knight as the program's new assistant athletic trainer just in time for Wednesday's arrival of fall student-athletes.
  • Lacrosse Named 2019 Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad; Six Athletes to Honor Roll
    July 26, 2019
    Six Meredith College lacrosse players were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Academic Honor Roll as announced this week. Sarah Arbes, Julia Doyle, Ansley Harris, Henley Peatross, Natalie Purcell, and Brittany Wartman led the team as an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad for the fourth year.