2012-13 Volleyball Headlines
May 15, 2013
Avenging Angel Alumna Stretches Her Wings
RALEIGH, N.C. - Former volleyball standout Mary Beth Finegan ’12, who graduated in December after completing her eligibility in 2011, is putting her degree in communications to great use by working with Teachers for Africa Foundation, an organization dedicated to the cause of better education in the townships of South Africa.
May 8, 2013
Tennis Added to Meredith Summer Camp Lineup
RALEIGH, N.C. - Meredith College Assistant Tennis Coach Katie Miller announced Wednesday the details for her day and evening summer camps. This camp joins a full slate of offerings from Avenging Angel coaches, including basketball, soccer and volleyball summer programs. Registration forms and camp details can be found HERE.
May 6, 2013
New SAAC Officers Emerge
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) selected the slate of officers for the 2013-2014 academic year. After a two-year commitment as SAAC President, graduating senior softball player Sara Cranford passed her post to rising junior soccer member Megan Amanatides.
April 26, 2013
Meredith Hosts Athletic Banquet
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith College Athletic Department hosted the annual awards banquet Wednesday, April 24, to celebrate the 2012-2013 accomplishments of the seven Avenging Angel teams and all student-athlete participants. Athletics Director Jackie Myers recognized the 63 student-athletes who earned at least a 3.0 grade point average during the 2012 calendar year, including eight named to the Vice-President's Club for earning a perfect 4.0.
April 18, 2013
Athletics Annual Golf Classic a Success
RALEIGH, N.C. - The 15th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic was held Monday, April 8, at North Raleigh's Wildwood Green Golf Club. More than 70 golfers registered in support of Meredith athletics and enjoyed a warm spring day at the links.
April 16, 2013
Student-Athletes Part of CSA Day at Meredith
RALEIGH, N.C. - Throughout campus Tuesday, the Meredith College community enjoyed Celebrating Student Achievement Day, one of the college's premiere traditions.
April 5, 2013
Meredith Annual Golf Classic Monday, April 8; Still Time to Get Involved
RALEIGH, N.C. - Members of the Meredith College community can still take part in the 15th Annual Golf Classic dedicated to raising funds for the advancement of Avenging Angel athletic programs. The yearly event will be held Monday, April 8, at the beautiful Wildwood Green Golf Club with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start.
April 2, 2013
Meredith Athletics Celebrates National Student Athlete Day and NCAA Division III Week
RALEIGH, N.C. - Meredith College will celebrate National Student Athlete Day Sunday, April 7, in conjunction with NCAA Division III Week.
April 1, 2013
Meredith SAAC Donates "Pennies for a Purpose" Collection to Relay for Life
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Avenging Angel Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will donate monies collected during the USA South's "Pennies for a Purpose" campaign to Meredith's Relay for Life team. The conference SAAC established this community service initiative in 2008 in an effort to raise money for local organizations during the spring semester.
March 19, 2013
SAAC Hosts Meredith Service Day
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), led by President Sara Cranford and project coordinator Megan Amanatides, hosted the program's second Service Day Monday evening with more than one-third of the Avenging Angel student-athletes present.
February 18, 2013
Meredith 2013 Summer Camps Announced
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith College athletics office announced Monday the 2013 Summer Camp schedule for soccer and volleyball. Registration forms and camp details can be found HERE.
January 30, 2013
Student-Athletes Named to Meredith Honor Roll
RALEIGH, N.C. - Thirty-two Meredith College student-athletes, approximately 30 percent of the roster, were named to the Fall 2012 Dean's List as announced by the college.
December 13, 2012
Meredith Annual Golf Classic Set for April 8
RALEIGH, N.C. - Meredith College Athletics announces the date for the 15th Annual Golf Classic dedicated to raising funds for the advancement of Avenging Angel athletic programs. The yearly event will be held Monday, April 8, 2013, at the reputable Wildwood Green Golf Club with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start.
November 17, 2012
USA South "Cans Across the Conference" Results
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) collected 338 cans of non-perishable food this fall as part of the USA South's "Cans Across the Conference" competition. The group will donate the food to Meredith's "The Daisy Trade Too," a campus service group supporting Meredith students and families in need.
November 12, 2012
USA South Fall President's Cup Standings Released
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - After a successful fall sports season, the Meredith College Avenging Angels rank third in the current USA South Women's President's Cup standings among the 12 league members as announced Monday from the conference office. The Avenging Angels stand in sixth overall.
November 2, 2012
No. 2 Maryville Downs No. 7 Meredith 3-0 in USA South Semifinal
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Seventh-seeded Meredith College ended a 13-13 season with a 3-0 loss to the No. 2 Scots of Maryville in tonight's nightcap of the USA South Volleyball Tournament in Martinsville, Virginia. Maryville improved to 20-11 on the season winning 11 of their last dozen matches. Set scores were 25-12, 25-9, 25-20.
October 31, 2012
Cobb Earns All-USA South Recognition
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The USA South Athletic Conference released the 2012 end-of-season award selections Wednesday. Senior middle blocker Caroline Cobb garnered Meredith's pick on the esteemed All-Sportsmanship Team.
October 30, 2012
Volleyball Wins Non-League Match 3-1
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith Avenging Angels defeated Division II Converse College 3-1 in a non-conference pairing Tuesday to close out the regular season. Meredith plays USA South foe Maryville in Friday's quarterfinal round of the USA South volleyball tournament in Martinsville.
October 27, 2012
Volleyball Sweeps USA South Tri-Match to Claim 7th for a Trip to Martinsville
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Meredith Avenging Angels entered today's final conference playdate needing two wins to earn a trip to the USA South volleyball tournament next weekend in Martinsville, Virginia. And the team did just that. Meredith defeated LaGrange 3-2 (17-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 15-13) and capped off the day with a 3-1 victory over host Greensboro (19-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-21).
October 24, 2012
Volleyball Falls 3-1 to Pacers
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Avenging Angels suffered a disappointing 3-1 loss to the William Peace Pacers in tonight's USA South conference pairing. Prior to the opening serve, Athletics Director Jackie Meyers and Head Coach Fiona Barkley recognized the three seniors - Kara Baughman, Caroline Cobb and Cori Spade.
October 19, 2012
Fall Conference Championship Information Released
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Conference championship information is now available through the official USA South web sites for cross country, soccer and volleyball.
October 19, 2012
Knights Hand Meredith 3-1 Loss
RALEIGH, N.C. - In spite of 15 kills in just 28 attempts from Meredith's Molly Markley, the visiting Knights of Southern Virginia University handed Meredith a 3-1 loss in tonight's non-league pairing. Set scores were 25-22, 14-25, 19-25, 17-25.
October 17, 2012
Avenging Angels Fall to N.C. Wesleyan in Four
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - The Bishops of N.C. Wesleyan cruised to a 25-10 fourth set win to seal a 3-1 conference victory over Meredith in tonight's breast cancer awareness event in Rocky Mount. The first three sets included scores of 19-25, 12-25, 25-22 in favor of the Bishops.
October 13, 2012
Meredith Drops Two at Home
RALEIGH, N.C. - Meredith took a two-match hit to their conference record today with sweeps from Maryville and Averett. The Maryville Scots earned a third place spot among conference foes with a 3-0 win over Averett in the second match on the day.
October 10, 2012
Avenging Angels Outlast Methodist for 3-1 League Win
RALEIGH, N.C. - After three back-and-forth sets with the visiting Monarchs of Methodist University, the Avenging Angels volleyball squad took control of tonight's match to claim a 3-1 USA South victory. Set scores included 25-23, 18-25, 25-17, 25-14.
October 4, 2012
Meredith Loses Close One at Guilford
GREENSBORO, N.C. - After taking a 2-1 lead, the Avenging Angels lost two straight sets to fall to the Guilford College Quakers in tonight's non-conference pairing. The 3-2 finish included set scores of 16-25, 25-22, 25-20, 19-25, 13-15.
October 1, 2012
Aguinaldo Earns League Rookie of the Week Honors
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Freshman middle blocker Jasmine Aguinaldo earned Volleyball Rookie of the Week honors as announced Monday from the USA South Athletic Conference office.
September 29, 2012
Avenging Angels Split in Volleyball League Action
STAUNTON, Va. - The Avenging Angels volleyball squad recovered from a 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-19) loss to Piedmont College before sweeping host Mary Baldwin 3-0 (25-21, 25-10, 25-19) in today's USA South action.
September 26, 2012
Avenging Angels Claim Victory at Peace
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith Avenging Angels held on for a 16-14 fifth-set win to claim a 3-2 victory in tonight's non-conference pairing with cross-town rival William Peace University.
September 22, 2012
Meredith Volleyball Splits in USA South Tri-Match
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Avenging Angels volleyball team picked up a win over Ferrum, 3-1 (25-17, 21-25, 25-15, 25-13), before losing 3-0 (25-10, 25-9, 25-17) to fifth-ranked Christopher Newport in today's first USA South action of the 2012 season.
September 19, 2012
Meredith Battles Back in 3-2 Loss to The Pride
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith volleyball squad overcame a 2-0 deficit before eventually falling 3-2 (27-29, 27-29, 25-14, 25-22, 12-15) to USA South foe Greensboro College.
September 18, 2012
Spade Named to Hollins Invite All-Tournament Team
ROANOKE, Va. - Senior outside hitter Cori Spade earned all-tournament honors for her efforts in the Hollins Invitational as announced recently from the University's sports information office.
September 12, 2012
Volleyball Claims One Set in Loss to Bishops
RALEIGH, N.C. - In spite of double-digit kills from senior Cori Spade at 15 and junior Molly Markley at 10, the Avenging Angels (6-3) took a 3-1 loss in tonight's home opener versus N.C. Wesleyan (3-5). Set scores were 23-25, 10-25, 25-22, and 13-25.
September 7, 2012
A Pair of Wins for Volleyball
ROANOKE, Va. - Meredith rallied to come from behind and win 3-2 versus the host in today's Hollins University Invitational. The Angels completed the sweep by defeating Wesleyan (Ga.) 3-0.
September 4, 2012
Aguinaldo Named USA South Rookie of the Week
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Freshman volleyball player Jasmine Aguinaldo earned USA South Rookie of the Week honors as announced Monday afternoon by the conference office.
September 2, 2012
Meredith Wins Three to Open Season
LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Avenging Angels opened the 2012 season with three wins at the Lynchburg College Invitational. Meredith's only loss came to the host on Saturday.
July 20, 2012
Volleyball Named to AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2011-2012 Season
Lexington, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 534 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2011-2012 season. This number once again breaks the previous year's total of 481 and sets a new all-time high for this award. The Meredith volleyball team was named to the honors in Division III by the AVCA.