Submitted by Wendy Jones, Interim Sports Information Director
Basketball completes the regular season this weekend with a pair of conference games. Friday night’s Play 4Kay [Yow] event uses sport entertainment to bring awareness of women’s cancers as the Avenging Angels take on the Piedmont Lions at 7 p.m. Flaunt your pink gear and join the charge. The team hosts LaGrange Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m., and the basketball staff will honor the seniors during the event.
Head Lacrosse Coach Lauren Scott and Meredith’s first-ever varsity women’s lacrosse team open the 2013 competitive season in Georgia February 23. The Avenging Angels return to the Meredith Athletic Track and Field Complex March 2 playing host to Ferrum College followed by a meeting with the Scotties of Agnes Scott on Sunday, March 3.
Athletics Director Jackie Myers and her team are planning an official launch of this new addition to the athletics program and look forward to your participation. Details about this exciting event will be shared soon.
In town next weekend and looking for something fun to do? Check out the softball action at the Meredith field as the Avenging Angels co-host the Triangle Classic February 23-24. Meredith plays at 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, and the action on the field begins at 9 a.m. each day with six additional teams in the lineup.
Looking Ahead: 15th Annual Meredith Golf Classic, Summer Sports Camps
Online registration opened this month for the 15th Annual Meredith College Golf Classic scheduled for Monday, April 8, at the beautiful Wildwood Green Golf Club. We offer the campus community a variety of opportunities to support this event and the Avenging Angels. Gather a foursome, volunteer your time, share business networks for sponsorships or join as a booster with a financial contribution. We welcome your participation.
In spite of the cold weather and icy precipitation, planning for summer sports camps are in the works. Stay connected with goavengingangels.com/information/summercamps for opportunities right here on campus. The athletics department plans to once again offer a variety of basketball, soccer and volleyball camp options for area youth.
Have you presented research or attended a professional meeting recently? Has your department earned an award? Share news of these accomplishments and more with the Meredith community. Faculty and staff are invited to email items to Melyssa Allen, “Campus Connections” editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.