In just its second year of competition, the Meredith College lacrosse program earned the 2014 USA South Women’s Lacrosse Championship in a 15-14 overtime victory.
The second-seeded Avenging Angels upset top-seeded Piedmont Saturday, April 12, to earn the conference automatic qualifier to the NCAA tournament. When the NCAA selections are announced Sunday, May 4, Meredith will find out the tournament seeding and first round schedule. The announcement will be streamed live on NCAA.com at 9:30 p.m.
Conference Player of the Year Katie Burnet earned the women’s lacrosse tournament Most Valuable Player award and five other Avenging Angels joined Burnet on the All-Tournament team. Lauren DeLucia, Danielle Lee, and Victoria Doyle were joined by freshmen Raven Winters and Katie Sills.
In addition to the outstanding tournament success of the lacrosse team, the season efforts of several Angels led to All-Conference selections announced at the end of the regular season.
The 2013 Rookie of the Year, Burnet earned her second consecutive first team honor, as well as being tagged her sport’s Player of the Year. Sophomore transfer Doyle joined Burnet on the first team. Lee, Sills and rookie Molly Miller earned second team honors, and senior Angelica Ramkellawan garnered the team’s All-Sportsmanship honor.