Meredith

2016-17 Basketball News

  • Barkley to Take on New Role with Meredith Athletics
    April 25, 2017
    Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers is pleased to announce Fiona Barkley's new role as the department's assistant athletic director for advancement and external relations beginning August 1, 2017. Thanks to the NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant, Barkley will resign as head volleyball coach to take on a new challenge within Meredith athletics.
  • Golf Classic Rescheduled for May 8
    April 23, 2017
    Due to the rainy weather forecasted for today and tomorrow, the 19th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic at Brier Creek Country Club has been postponed until Monday, May 8, 2017. The Meredith athletics department will host the full event complete with 18 holes of golf, silent auction, raffles, and dinner, beginning with check-in at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 8.
  • Jessi Hayes - Going Strong
    April 20, 2017
    Meredith College basketball senior Jessi Hayes shares her "Strong Story."
  • USA South Conference Presidents Cup Standings
    April 18, 2017
    Meredith College finished the year ranked second in final USA South Women's Presidents Cup standings, just one and one-half points behind the leader. Regular season championships in soccer, lacrosse, and softball, along with tournament titles in volleyball and lacrosse elevated the Avenging Angels point total.
  • 2017 Division III Week - Athletic Experience
    April 07, 2017
    USA South Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) members share their thoughts on how Division III has helped them continue competing in the sports they have always enjoyed.
  • Hayes Earns All-Division First Team Honor
    February 16, 2017
    Meredith College basketball's Jessi Hayes was named to the USA South All-Conference East Division's first team and Maddie Gladwell named to the All-Sportsmanship squad as announced Thursday from the league office. Hayes wrapped up her four-year career with the Avenging Angels last Sunday.
  • Hayes Wraps Up Four-Year Career with 58-31 Win Over Baldwin
    February 12, 2017
    Senior Jessi Hayes recorded 10 rebounds, three assists, and two steals as the Meredith College basketball team captured a 58-31 win over visiting Mary Baldwin to close out the season Sunday afternoon. Rookie Maddie Gladwell led the Angels with a career-high 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting.
  • Three Point Shooting Keeps Meredith Close in 61-55 Loss to Panthers
    February 11, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball team made 7-of-10 three pointers in the second half to challenge the USA South's East Division leader, but the Ferrum Panthers held on for a 61-55 victory in Saturday's contest. Jessi Hayes and Chandler Hines scored 15 points apiece in the loss.
  • Cougars Claim 62-43 Win Over Basketball
    February 08, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball team dropped a 62-43 loss to the visiting Averett Cougars in USA South action Wednesday night. Chandler Hines led the Avenging Angels with 16 points.
  • Hayes Scores 28 in 60-53 Loss to Pride
    February 05, 2017
    A seven-man Meredith College basketball crew put together 40 minutes of solid effort in Sunday's 60-53 USA South loss to the visiting Greensboro Pride. Jessi Hayes scored an impressive 28 points to lead the Angels, and rookie Maddie Gladwell recorded seven assists as the starting point guard in only her second start on the season.
  • 2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball Top Plays of January
    February 03, 2017
    The 2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball January Plays of the Month. Meredith highlights Roulhac, Rhoney, Preston, and Gladwell.
  • Pacers Mount a Comeback to Edge Meredith Basketball 63-60
    February 04, 2017
    After holding a 20-point lead over the visiting William Peace Pacers midway through the third quarter, the Meredith College basketball Angels scored just two field goals the rest of the way as the Pacers finished out a 63-60 USA South win. Both Jessi Hayes and Amy Rhoney posted double-double performances with 15 points, 10 rebounds apiece.
  • USA South SAAC at 2017 NCAA Convention
    February 02, 2017
    A wrap-up of 25 USA South SAAC Members' trip to the 2017 NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Basketball Angels Edge Mustangs 69-61 in Non-Conference Action
    February 01, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball Angels recovered from a first-half deficit to finish off the visiting non-conference Mid-Atlantic Mustangs Wednesday evening. Jessi Hayes led the Avenging Angels with 18 points, and Kirstie King scored a season-high 14.
  • Monarchs Edge Meredith Basketball 56-48
    January 29, 2017
    Host Methodist University rallied in the fourth quarter of Sunday's USA South women's basketball game to edge the Meredith College Angels 56-48. Jessi Hayes and Amy Rhoney recorded double-doubles on the day with leading point and rebound efforts for Meredith.
  • Bishops Manage 74-61 Victory Over Basketball Angels
    January 28, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball Angels fell 74-61 to USA South foe N.C. Wesleyan Saturday afternoon. Senior standout Jessi Hayes led the Avenging Angels with 17 points, and Chandler Hines following close behind with 12.
  • Third Quarter Rally Falls Short in 75-66 Loss to Pacers
    January 24, 2017
    A third quarter rally would not erase a 20-point first half deficit as the Meredith College basketball Angels dropped Tuesday night's USA South game to cross-town rival William Peace. Amy Rhoney recorded her fourth career double-double with 19 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.
  • Hatcher Represents Meredith at NCAA Convention
    January 23, 2017
    Senior tennis player and Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President Laura Anne Hatcher joined 24 other USA South student-athletes last week at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tenn. For the first time the conference used NCAA grant funds to send a cohort of athletes to the annual event.
  • King/Gladwell Come Off Bench to Lead Basketball in 62-49 Win Over MBU
    January 22, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball team defeated Mary Baldwin University 62-49 Sunday afternoon in USA South action. Kirstie King and Maddie Gladwell led a second and third quarter surge by the Avenging Angels to capture the team's second victory on the season.
  • Struggling Offense Leads to 61-36 Loss to Panthers
    January 21, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball team dropped Saturday's USA South contest 61-36 versus the East Division's leader Ferrum College. Jessi Hayes notched 16 points in the loss.
  • Basketball Angels Fall 68-40 to Pride
    January 18, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball team fell 68-40 to Greensboro College in Wednesday's USA South Conference contest. Chandler Hines led the Avenging Angels with 12 points, all from three-point range.
  • Hayes Scores 1000th Career Point in 52-44 Loss to Monarchs
    January 15, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball Angels dropped Sunday's league contest 52-44 over USA South foe Methodist University. Senior standout Jessi Hayes scored her 1,000th career point on a three pointer at the buzzer to close out the third quarter.
  • Hayes/Hines Score Career Highs in 74-61 Win Over Bishops
    January 14, 2017
    The Meredith College basketball Angels shutout USA South rival N.C. Wesleyan in a 74-61 thriller to claim their first win on the season. Jessi Hayes with 37 and Chandler Hines with 17 recorded impressive career-high point totals to lead the Avenging Angels.
  • Angels Drop League Opener to Averett 65-54
    January 11, 2017
    The Meredith College Angels basketball team dropped Wednesday night's USA South Conference opener 65-54 to the host Averett Cougars. Led by a 17-point performance from Jessi Hayes, a hard fought battle kept the Avenging Angels close into the final minutes of the game.
  • Follow Live: Basketball at Averett Tonight at 7:30 p.m.
    January 11, 2017
    After North Carolina's recent winter storm, the Meredith College basketball team finally returns to action Wednesday evening at Averett University. Tip-off of the Avenging Angels' first USA South pairing of the season is slated for 7:30 p.m. in AU's Grant Center in Danville, Va.
  • Weekend Basketball Games Rescheduled
    January 10, 2017
    Last weekend's basketball games at William Peace and Greensboro canceled due to a winter storm have been rescheduled.
  • Meredith Athletics Launches shopavengingangels.com
    January 06, 2017
    The Meredith College athletics program partnered with Advanced-Online to launch a new online store Friday. The new site features a host of sport-specific logo options, customizable features, name brand gear, and a wide variety of products.
  • 2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball Top Plays of December
    January 05, 2017
    The 2016-17 USA South Women's Basketball December Plays of the Month.
  • Happy New Year!
    January 01, 2017
    Happy New Year from the Avenging Angels! Live happy and healthy in 2017.
  • Hayes Scores 22 Points in 66-56 Loss to Huntingdon
    December 30, 2016
    The Meredith College basketball team made a strong run at the Huntingdon Hawks Friday afternoon in day two of the Piedmont College Cancer Awareness Tournament. Jessi Hayes scored a season-high 22 points, but a tough third period left the Avenging Angels with a 66-56 loss.
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