2012 Cross Country Headlines
May 31, 2013
54 Avenging Angels Earn USA South All-Academic Honor
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Fifty-four Meredith College student-athletes were named to the USA South Athletic Conference All-Academic team as announced Friday from the conference office. The honorees represent more than half of all Avenging Angels among the 1,155 conference student-athletes recognized.
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 26, 2013
Youd and Meredith Cross Country Team Earn Academic Honor
NEW ORLEANS - Senior harrier Morgan Youd and the Meredith College cross country team earned national recognition for academic achievement as announced Friday from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) headquarters.
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 12, 2012
Youd Earns All-Region Accolades with Finish in Georgia
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Senior cross country runner Morgan Youd garnered NCAA Division III All-Region honors as announced Monday from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association headquarters. The Association recognized nearly 560 student-athletes after the eight regional championships held over the weekend.
November 10, 2012
Harriers Complete Season at Regional Championships
HAMPTON, Ga. - The Meredith College cross country squad ended the 2012 season with a solid finish at today's NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional Championships. Senior Avenging Angel Morgan Youd finished 35th among the 184 individual runners.
November 6, 2012
Cross Country Headed to NCAA Regional Championships
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith Cross Country team will head to the NCAA South/Southeast Regional Championship meet this weekend in Hampton, Georgia. The top seven Avenging Angel harriers will compete in the 6,000 meter race at Nash Farm Battlefield beginning at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10.
October 27, 2012
Meredith Harriers Finish 2nd; Youd Claims 5th
PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. - The Meredith College harriers claimed the second spot in today's USA South Cross Country Championships held at Hagan Stone Park. Senior Avenging Angel Morgan Youd earned the program's highest individual finish of fifth place with a time of 24:44.82.
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 13, 2012
Meredith Harriers Take on 6K Race to Prep for USA South
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The young Meredith cross country team joined 16 other collegiate runners in today's Christopher Newport Invitational in the first 6K race of the season for the Avenging Angels. Meredith secured a 13th place overall and 10th among Division III schools.
September 29, 2012
Meredith Harriers Finish Strong Dual Event Weekend with Team Effort
CARY, N.C. - The Meredith cross country team competed in Friday's Great American Cross Country Festival at the WakeMed Soccer Park as well as the Greensboro Invitational at Hagan Stone Park Saturday afternoon. The team split into two groups and finished strong at both events.
September 14, 2012
Avenging Angels XC Takes Sixth in 5K
CARY, N.C. - The Avenging Angels Cross Country team captured sixth place in today's collegiate 5K race at the Adidas XC Challenge at WakeMed Park. Eleven teams competed today.
September 10, 2012
Two Angels Earn USA South Honors
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Junior goalie Kelsey Hopper earned USA South Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week and senior harrier Morgan Youd garnered USA South Runner of the Week honors as announced from the conference office Monday afternoon.
September 7, 2012
Third Place Finish for Cross Country
WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Meredith Cross Country squad captured a third place finish in today's Seahawk Invitational hosted by UNC-Wilmington. The Angels (107) followed behind leader East Carolina (15) and host UNCW (45) to claim the top spot among the Division III schools.