2019-20 Track & Field 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.
  • Amber Kirby - Senior Day Series
    April 23, 2020
    A Raleigh native, Amber joined the Avenging Angels track & field team in her last year at Meredith and competed in just three events before
  • Essence Thomas - Senior Day Series
    April 09, 2020
    A four-year member of Meredith's indoor & outdoor track & field programs, Essence Thomas set the standard for sprinters.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Essence Thomas - Going Strong
    March 24, 2020
    Majoring in exercise and sport science with health and wellness concentration, Meredith College track & field standout Essence Thomas shares her "Strong Story."
  • 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.
  • Track & Field Angels Open Outdoor Season at Braves Classic
    March 07, 2020
    The Meredith College women's track and field team traveled to the campus of University of North Carolina - Pembroke to compete in the 2020 Braves Classic. The Avenging Angels saw several top10 performances and personal records.
  • Angels Show Strong at VMI Relays
    February 08, 2020
    The Meredith College track & field Angels closed out the indoor season at the Virginia Military Institute Winter Relays weekend event Friday and Saturday in Lexington.
  • Track Angels Tonon/Weaver Set New College Records at Mondo Invite
    February 02, 2020
    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.
  • Track Competes in Roanoke's Finn Pincus Invitational
    January 25, 2020
    Nine Meredith College Angels competed in Saturday's Finn Pincus Invitational hosted by the Roanoke Maroons. Seven performances advanced to the college's all-time track & field records.
  • Angels Track & Field Opens Indoor Season at College Kickoff
    January 19, 2020
    The Meredith College track & field team opened the indoor season Sunday, Jan. 19, at the JDL College Kickoff in Winston-Salem.
  • 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.
  • Cross Country Wins Conference Preview
    September 21, 2019
    The Meredith College cross country team competed in the USA South Conference Preview at the N.C. Wesleyan Cross Country Classic on the campus of North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, N.C. The cross country Angels toed the line with nine other teams and came out on top to win the overall women?s team title.
  • Stanley, '19, Returns as Assistant Coach
    September 19, 2019
    A decorated member of Meredith's first-ever track & field program, Demonica Stanley,'19, returns as the assistant cross country/track & field coach to share her talents and passion with future Avenging Angels.
  • 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.
  • Cross Country Schedule Announced
    August 06, 2019
    With Field Miller now in place as Meredith College's newest head coach of cross country and track & field, the fall cross competition schedule is ready. The Avenging Angels open the 2019 season August 31 at the USA South's Methodist University for the Monarch Cross Country Classic.
  • Field Miller to Direct Avenging Angels Cross/Track
    July 23, 2019
    Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers named Field Miller as the program's new Head Cross Country / Track & Field Coach. Miller will serve as the college's second track & field coach heading into the fifth year of the Avenging Angels sports program.