As announced Monday afternoon from the conference office, Meredith College swept the weekly selections for USA South women's lacrosse. Holly Hite, Sarah Arbes, and Lilia Cruz earned recognition for the Avenging Angels.
The Meredith College tennis team capped off a tripleheader weekend Sunday with a 6-3 victory over the visiting Pfeiffer Falcons. Avenging Angels four, five, and six won singles and doubles to secure the win.
In Saturday's USA South action, Meredith College lacrosse handed the visiting Piedmont College Lions their first conference loss today with a 22-3 finish. Julie Capretti and Lilia Cruz led the Avenging Angels with six points apiece.
In Saturday's USA South doubleheader Meredith College softball required nine innings in game one to down the Averett Cougars 8-7. But AU shut out the Avenging Angels 7-0 in game two to cap off the day.
The Meredith College tennis Angels recorded their first win on the season with a 7-0 victory over the visiting Mary Baldwin Fighting Squirrels. Today's match was the second of a weekend tripleheader, and tomorrow's contest slated with the Pfeiffer Falcons was pushed to a 1 p.m. start due to expected morning showers.
Meredith College tennis battled in Friday's 7-2 loss to the visiting Southern Virginia Knights. Today was the first of a tripleheader weekend for the Avenging Angels. Elizabeth Johnson and Alexandra Cheney scored for Meredith.
The Meredith College lacrosse Angels returned to USA South action Wednesday evening to capture a 21-5 home victory over Methodist. Rookie Lilia Cruz led the match with nine points on five goals, four assists, and ranks third in the league with 15 career assists.
The Meredith College cross country team collected their fifth national honor for academic achievement as announced recently from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) headquarters. Overall, the USTFCCCA recognized 388 teams, including 221 women's programs.
After a midweek, four-game stint in Kissimmee, Florida, the Meredith College softball Angels returned to USA South Conference play versus the Salem Spirits. Bryce Smith drives in five RBI on two hits to lead Meredith to a 9-3 victory in game one, but a three-run Salem homer in game two finishes off the split.
The host Christopher Newport Captains compiled a 10-4 second half performance to edge Meredith College lacrosse 16-15 Saturday afternoon. Carlee Joseph led the Avenging Angels with four goals, and Holly Hite gathered a game-high 10 draw controls.
In the two-day Coastal Carolina Invitational, the Meredith College track & field team scored a host of personal records to advance the three-year program. In the college's first 4x800m relay Megan Evans, Allie Bucknam, Macy Brinson, and Rachel Hill set the Avenging Angels standard with a time of 10:57.12.
In Thursday's non-conference lacrosse action versus The Catholic University of America, ranked 11th in the most recent national Division III poll, Meredith College fell just short in a 13-10 battle. Holly Hite led the Avenging Angels with three goals and eight draw controls.
In Wednesday's day-two of the Sun Kissed Games, the Meredith College softball Angels struggled to keep pace with their opponents. The Montclair State Red Hawks finished off Meredith 7-2, and Aurora University jumped out early for a 5-0 victory over the Avenging Angels.
Meredith College split in day one of two at the Sun Kissed Games in Florida today with a 5-3 loss to the Illinois Lady Blues, followed by a 14-4 clinic over WPI. Both games ended in a walk-off homer, including a three-RBI dinger from Eran Artigues in game two.
Athletic Director Jackie Myers recently announced the addition of Samantha Maziejka (ma JAKE uh) to the Meredith College athletics department as the assistant athletic director for advancement. The position was added to the staff last August as part of the NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant.
Meredith College recorded a split with the USA South's Methodist Monarchs on a 3-2 loss in game one followed by an 8-0, five-inning victory. Maria Annunziata led with four hits on the day, and Myah Morse earned her 10th career win in the circle.
The Meredith College track & field team opened the 2018 outdoor season at the Victor Ice Breaker Duals at Berry College. In spite of the blustery conditions, the Avenging Angels posted a series of personal records.
In Saturday's USA South Conference opener Meredith College softball split the day with the visiting N.C. Wesleyan Bishops. The Avenging Angels captured a 3-1 victory in game one, and Wesleyan rallied in the sixth inning of game two to secure the split.
Holly Hite's free position goal in the final seconds of overtime secured a sudden victory for Meredith College lacrosse over the visiting Lynchburg Hornets. She contributed from one end of the field to the other with four goals, six draw controls, seven ground balls, and five caused turnovers.
A seventh-inning, three-run homer from Eran Artigues led to a 7-6 Meredith College victory over the host Guilford Quakers Wednesday afternoon. Game two was suspended due to darkness at 9-9 in the bottom of the fourth frame. A combined eight home runs, six doubles in 46 hits defined the exciting doubleheader.
Two Meredith College Avenging Angels earned a weekly nod Monday from the USA South Conference. Taylor Jackson collected her first Softball Pitcher of the Week honor this season, and Cameron Ruffin collected her second nod as Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.
In Sunday's non-conference softball doubleheader action, Meredith College senior Taylor Jackson pitched a near perfect 4-0 no-hitter to open the day. She picked up her first save of the season as she closed out the win for Myah Morse in a five-inning, 8-0 victory for the sweep.
The Meredith College softball team capped off the day in a split with the visiting Emory & Henry Wasps. The Angels opened with a 9-0 offensive performance, and the visitors finished with a 7-0 no-hitter in game two.
Saturday's non-conference action versus Division III Randolph-Macon resulted in an 8-1 loss to Meredith College tennis. Rookie Alexandra Cheney picked up the lone point for the Angels with a 6-4, 6-2 victory at no. 6 singles.
The Meredith College tennis team put forth an excellent battle in Friday's 8-1 loss to the visiting Virginia Wesleyan Marlins. The final score fails to represent the effort by all 12 players in Meredith's first Division III match of the season and one that lasted four and one half hours.