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2017-18 Tennis News

  • Tennis Downs Pfeiffer 6-3
    March 18, 2018
    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.
  • Tennis Records First Season Win
    March 17, 2018
    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.
  • Tennis Angels Battle in 7-2 Loss to Knights
    March 16, 2018
    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.
  • Tennis Opens USA South Schedule with 9-0 Loss to Bishops
    March 14, 2018
    The Meredith College tennis team opened the USA South schedule Wednesday afternoon with a 9-0 loss to the host N.C. Wesleyan Bishops.
  • Hawks Sweep Tennis 9-0
    February 28, 2018
    The host Division II Chowan University Hawks cruised past Meredith College during Tuesday afternoon's non-conference tennis pairing. The Avenging Angels open conference play after spring break.
  • Tennis Falls 8-1 to Yellow Jackets
    February 24, 2018
    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.
  • Hard Fought Battle Leaves Marlins in Front 8-1
    February 23, 2018
    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.
  • The 20th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic & Silent Auction
    February 22, 2018
    The Meredith College athletics department is gearing up for the 20th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic & Silent Auction. The tournament is dedicated to raising funds for the advancement of Meredith College athletics programs.
  • Campbell Returns to Full-Time Academic Role at Meredith
    February 20, 2018
    Meredith College Head Basketball Coach Melinda Campbell concludes her tenure with the athletics program this month to return as a full-time teaching member of the faculty.
  • Shaw Shuts Out Tennis, 9-0
    February 20, 2018
    In the midst of the Meredith College tennis team's pre-conference season series, the host Shaw Bears shut out the Angels 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. The team returns home for a double-header weekend versus a pair of Division III opponents beginning Friday afternoon with Virginia Wesleyan.
  • Maziejka Joins Meredith Athletics Staff
    February 16, 2018
    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.
  • Bulldogs Sweep Tennis Angels in Home Opener
    February 15, 2018
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels tennis team faced off with Division II Barton College in Thursday's home opener. Under partly cloudy skies with periods of sunshine and 70 degree temps, both teams enjoyed an unusual spring-like February afternoon as the Bulldogs swept Meredith 9-0.
  • Tennis Opens Spring Season with 7-0 Loss to Elon
    January 24, 2018
    The Meredith College tennis team opened the spring season with a 7-0 loss to the Division I Elon Phoenix (3-2) Wednesday evening. The teams convened at Duke University's Sheffield Indoor Tennis center.
  • Happy New Year!
    December 31, 2017
    The Avenging Angels wish you a year of dreams, the courage to step towards them, and the strength to maintain the course. Happy New Year!
  • Shop for Your Angel!
    December 14, 2017
    Shop for your favorite angel at Select from screened, embroidered, or personalized gear. Sport specific items. Championship gear. A great selection for both players and fans!
  • Happy Thanksgiving
    November 22, 2017
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels wish you, your family, and friends a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
  • Meredith College Student-Athletes Donate Food to Raleigh Rescue Mission
    November 17, 2017
    Efforts from the Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will provide the Raleigh Rescue Mission with more than 1500 items of non-perishable food this holiday season. The Avenging Angels collected the items as part of the USA South SAAC's service initiative Cans Across the Conference, a competition among member schools to effect change in communities across the league's six-state footprint.
  • A Tribute to Doc Huber
    October 09, 2017
    Meredith College athletics mourns the loss of longtime softball coach, Dr. Jack "Doc" Huber. A beloved psychology professor, he retired in 2011 after more than 30 years of service to Meredith College. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Jones Chapel.
  • Rookie Collins Wins at MU Invite
    September 17, 2017
    The Meredith College tennis squad wrapped up action at the MU Invitational Sunday. Rookie Natalie Collins captured the title in the No. 6 flight with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Methodist's Audrey Greeson.
  • Tennis Angels Continue with Singles Play in Monarch Invite
    September 16, 2017
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels fared well in Saturday's action at the Methodist University Women's Tennis Invitational.
  • Emerson/Daugherty Finish Second in Flight #3 Doubles in MU Invite
    September 15, 2017
    The young Meredith College tennis team opened the fall season Friday at the Methodist University Invitational. Sophomore Gillian Emerson and rookie Sierra Dougherty placed second in Flight #3 doubles to rally the Angels.
  • New Slate of SAAC Officers Readies for the Year
    August 23, 2017
    The Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) introduced a new slate of officers Wednesday. Senior lacrosse forward Carlee Joseph will lead the group as organization president. Senior volleyball setter Hannah Blaylock will serve as vice-president, and her teammate Haley Reeg, a junior middle blocker, will serve as secretary of the group.
  • New Leadership for Meredith SAAC
    August 16, 2017
    The Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be sponsored by two new athletics staff members beginning fall 2017 in Head Softball Coach Kim Scavone and Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Gene Meade. The two look forward to offering fresh perspective to the Avenging Angels in an effort to re-energize the NCAA-driven organization.
  • Online Access Ready for Student-Athlete Forms
    July 24, 2017
    The online portal for new and returning Meredith College student-athletes to complete or update required medical forms is now available. Additionally, new Avenging Angels should complete the student-athlete profile form and register FREE with the NCAA Eligibility Center. The schedule for required ImPact and prescreening testing should also be reviewed.
  • Edwards Assumes Leadership Role with Meredith Sports Medicine
    July 24, 2017
    Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers recently announced the promotion of Rebecca Edwards to interim head athletic trainer. A two-year assistant with the Avenging Angels sports medicine staff, Edwards succeeded Tammy Holleman, who left the college to pursue other opportunities.
  • Expanded USA South Footprint Leads to Adjusted Divisional Structure
    July 19, 2017
    The USA South Athletic Conference welcomed three new members this summer in Berea College, Brevard College, and Pfeiffer University. The expanded footprint resulted in an adjusted divisional format as announced from the conference office early this week.
  • Happy Independence Day!
    July 04, 2017
    The Meredith College Avenging Angels salute the United States of America. Happy Independence Day!