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Athletics Update: Spring Sports Continue; Fundraiser at Panera; Summer Camp Lineup

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While we are just now approaching mid-April, the Meredith College spring sports near the end of the spring season. Tennis concluded the regular season Saturday with a win over Maryville to secure a fourth-place in USA South standings. The Avenging Angels earned one of six spots in this weekend’s conference tournament set to begin Friday in Rocky Mount, NC.

MC Lacrosse clinched the program’s first USA South Regular Season Championship on March 30 with a win over rival Methodist University and will face off again with the Monarchs Friday morning in the semifinals of the league tournament. Meredith hosts Lynchburg College Saturday, April 23 in the final home contest of the season.

This afternoon the Meredith softball team will conclude the 2016 season with a non-conference doubleheader at Virginia Wesleyan. The Marlins were ranked fifth in the latest NCAA Division III poll and mark the fourth nationally or regionally ranked program on the Avenging Angels’ tough schedule this season.

Meredith’s first-ever track & field team continues to deliver impressive performances while competing against NCAA Division I, II, and III programs. Freshmen Demonica Stanley, Jasira Swinton, and Jessica Wallace consistently deliver competitive performances, but each of the Avenging Angels have developed and improved throughout the season.

Mark your calendars for Monday, April 18 and join the Avenging Angels between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Panera Bread, 2234 Walnut Street, Cary, to support the athletics program. Bring a copy of the flyer linked HERE, or be prepared to present it electronically when you place your order. A portion of the sales Monday evening will be donated to the athletics program.

The Meredith Summer Sports Camp lineup includes two weeklong camps for soccer, a weeklong half-day lacrosse camp, overnight or day camp options for volleyball, and a week of basketball. Follow the simple steps to register your daughter, niece, granddaughter, or friend online at goavengingangels.com/camps. Our Meredith coaches have hosted camps for many years and offer significant experience to teach, develop, and challenge young players interested in advancing their skills.

Follow Meredith’s continued athletic success at goavengingangels.com.

—Submitted by Wendy Jones, sports information director

Melyssa Allen

News Director
316 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8087
Fax: (919) 760-8330

allenme@meredith.edu