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Lacrosse ®

Competing with Integrity, Discipline, Respect and Responsibility



Lauren DeLucia


Danielle Lee


Lauren McCaw


Stephanie Culbreth


Andie Stuber


Taylor Pearce


Lottie Meadows


MacKenzie Smith



Eliza Evans


Angelica Ramkellawan


Katie Burnet


Mariah Sumpter

Tyara Nevels

2013 Lacrosse Roster No. Name Yr. Pos. Ht. Hometown / High School 1

Lottie Meadows




Roanoke, Va. / Hidden Valley


Lauren DeLucia




Raleigh, N.C. / Wakefield


MacKenzie Smith




Raleigh, N.C. / Broughton


Tyara Nevels




New Bern, N.C. / Broughton


Danielle Lee




Smithfield, N.C. / Smithfield-Selma


Lauren McCaw




Manhattan, N.Y. / Cheshire Academy


Eliza Evans




Raleigh, N.C. / Enloe


Angelica Ramkellawan




Apex, N.C. / Apex


Stephanie Culbreth




Eastover, N.C. / Cape Fear


Andie Stuber




Raleigh, N.C. / Enloe


Katie Burnet




Apex, N.C. / Apex


Mariah Sumpter




Virginia Beach, Va. / Kempsville


Taylor Pearce




Durham, N.C. / Riverside

Head Coach: Lauren Scott Assistant Coach: Kate McKinley Volunteer Assistant Coach: Dijone Scurry

Athletic Facilities Weatherspoon Gymnasium The home to Meredith’s basketball and volleyball teams. The facility provides up-close seating for over 500 spectators. The complex also includes locker rooms, athletics offices, a training room, a fitness center, a 5,000 square-foot dance studio and a six-lane, indoor swimming pool.

Meredith Athletic Field and Track Complex The home to Meredith’s soccer, cross country and lacrosse teams. The complex includes a lighted competition level track, a FieldTurf artificial playing surface capable of supporting soccer and lacrosse games and a storage facility. Future phases of the project will include a grandstand, hospitality areas, support facilities, restrooms, brick arcade and locker rooms. The cross country team uses the complex as well as the College’s 225-acre campus and the Reedy Creek Greenway.

Meredith Softball Complex The home of Meredith softball has recently undergone several

Meredith Tennis Complex

renovations. The addition of irrigation to the Bermuda field and

The home of the Meredith tennis program includes six lighted

infield improvements have stepped up the playing conditions to

tennis courts. Recently, the courts were resurfaced with a new color

make it one of the best fields in the area. New dugouts have also

scheme—a “US Open Blue” inner court surrounded by a green outer

been completed to increase comfort for the players and enhance

court. This new color scheme helps to heighten the visibility of the

the game atmosphere.

ball for players and fans.

Coaching Staff Lauren scott

ference accolades three times while with the Colonials and turned in Little East Conference Player of the Week honors twice. Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Western

Meredith Record (Years).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 0-0 (0) Home Court. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meredith Athletic Field and Track Alma Mater/Year. . . . . .. Western Connecticut State Univesity/2003 Phone.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (919) 760-8725

Connecticut State and also holds a teaching certificate and minor in Exercise Science from Southern Connecticut State University.

kate mckinley

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Kate McKinley joined the Meredith College Women’s Lacrosse coaching Lauren Scott enters her first season as Head Lacrosse Coach at Meredith College. Joining the staff in the spring of 2012, she was charged with recruiting and preparing for the inaugural season of the sport at Meredith. The Avenging Angels lacrosse team began varsity play in the spring of 2013. Scott came to Meredith from Danbury (Conn.) High School where she served as the girl’s varsity lacrosse coach since 2004. She earned Connecticut Class L Coach of the Year honors during her final season with the Hatters. In just five seasons, Scott took the girl’s lacrosse program from a season record of 2-14 in 2003 to boast a Division II State Championship title. Along with her team’s success, Scott enjoyed several accolades as well. She was named the Connecticut Division II Girl’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year, the FCIAC Coach of the Year and the Newstimes Coach of the Year. She also earned official citations from the Connecticut General Assembly for effective leadership as Danbury’s head lacrosse coach in 2008 and team recognition from Connecticut Governor Jody Rell for implementing a “together” mentality for Danbury girl’s lacrosse. She held honors as the 2006 Newstimes Coach of the Year. In addition to her tenure at Danbury, Scott also served as a Connecticut Lightning premier coach for two seasons and as a volunteer assistant at her alma mater, Western Connecticut State University in 2004. An advocate for the sport of lacrosse and as outreach to her community, Scott served seven years as the girl’s director of Nutmeg Sports “West” for girl’s lacrosse. In addition, she originated and directed Community Lacrosse, a self-run and organized lacrosse camp for the greater-Danbury area. Scott lettered four seasons of women’s lacrosse for Western Connecticut State University. During her career with the Colonials, she played multiple positions and set school records in scoring, ground balls, caused turnover and points in a career and season. She sits atop the Western Connecticut State’s record book in points in a season with 64 points scored in 2003. Scott also remains in the top four for goals in a season and points in a career. She earned all-con-

staff in August 2012 as an assistant coach for the inaugural Avenging Angel’s program. The Danbury, Conn., native comes to Meredith after three years as head coach of the Connecticut Lightning, where her team won the 2010 New England Youth Tournament. McKinley also served as an assistant coach for New Canaan Youth Lacrosse Association for four seasons where she helped her team win three state titles. She was also an assistant director for the Summer Laxin’ Lacrosse Camp for four years. McKinley was an attacker for the Fairfield University women’s lacrosse team. During her tenure with the program, the Stags were ranked among the NCAA’s Top 20 Division I programs in 2009. Fairfield won the 2009 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship, securing the program’s first NCAA tournament appearance. The Stags were conference runner-ups for the next three consecutive seasons. At Danbury High School, McKinley was a three-sport varsity letter winner in soccer, indoor track and lacrosse. She was a member of the 2008 Lacrosse State Championship team under the tutelage of Meredith’s new Head Lacrosse Coach Lauren Scott. McKinley was a two-time all-state and all-conference selection in lacrosse. She set a school record in 2008 for goals in a season with 87.

Dijone Scurry Volunteer Assistant Coach



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The USA South Athletic Conference is home to 13 institutions, five in North Carolina, four in Virginia, three in Georgia and one in Tennessee. Beginning with the 2012-13 year,

North Carolina


LaGrange, Piedmont and Maryville Colleges join Averett University, Christopher Newport University, Ferrum College, Greensboro College, Mary Baldwin College, Meredith Col-

South Carolina

lege, Methodist University, North Carolina Wesleyan College and William Peace University as full members. Agnes Scott College became a competing member of the conference in



the fall of 2009 as a women’s lacrosse only member. The 2013-14 year will see the transition of Christopher Newport into a football-only member, while Covenant College of Lookout Mountain, Ga., and Huntingdon College of Montgomery, Ala., join as full members.

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Media Information All inquiries about interviews, press credentials, broadcasting requests, and other related sports information areas should be sent

Meredith College Quick Facts

to Wendy Jones, interim sports information director, at joneswen@

Location .. ......................................... Raleigh, N.C., (919) 760-8811.

Founded .................................................. 1891

Broadcasting Information

Enrollment ......................................... ...... 1,947

The 2012-13 sports season will feature most Meredith College

Nickname ...................................... Avenging Angels

home athletics events to be broadcast live and archived on the athletics website. The schedule for athletics events can be found on Meredith’s official athletics website at Follow the Avenging Angels on Meredith’s official athletics website

Colors ................................ Maroon, Black and White Affiliation.................................... NCAA Division III Conference . . .................. USA South Athletic Conference President........................................... ..... Jo Allen

at throughout the 2012-13 season. The site

Athletics Director.................... Jackie Myers (Elon/1978)

features game notes, schedules, rosters, player and coach bios, game

Interim Sports Information Director.................. Wendy Jones

recaps and special news related to the program.

Senior Woman Administrator/Athletic Trainer..... Sharon Malley

Athletics Department Phone ................. (919) 760-8205 Athletics Website .......................

Mailing Address... 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, N.C. 27607 SID Office Phone.............................. (919) 760-8811 SID Email. . ...........................

Meredith College Athletics History Athletics at Meredith

NCAIAW state championship while the tennis team took the confer-

College began in

ence title. The golf team finished second in the AIAW Division III

1904 with the advent

national tournament in 1981, in Meredith’s first bid for a national

of Meredith’s Athletic

championship. Softball was added as a varsity sport during the

Association. The first

1985-86 academic year. The most recent varsity sports to be add-

competitive games

ed were cross country in 2005 and lacrosse in 2012.

against other schools were held in 1904 with two games against St. Mary’s College. In the

In recent years at Meredith, there has been an increase in the compet-

early years, Meredith athletic activities included swimming, soccer,

itiveness of the athletics programs on a regional and national level in

horseback riding, tennis, baseball, basketball, golf, football and field

Division III. The program has had seven NCAA tournament bids across

hockey. The first events were primarily inter-class competitions. In

three different sports since 2001 (basketball 2001, 2003; tennis

1937, Meredith became a part of the United States Conference.

2003, 2007, 2009; and soccer 2007, 2008). In 2007, Meredith’s athletics identity became the “Avenging Angels” to emphasize the

In 1944, Meredith’s freshman-sophomore basketball team defeat-

prowess of Meredith athletes. The 2007-08 season marked the first

ed the team from what is now William Peace University, marking

year of competition in the

the beginning of a cross-town rivalry between the two Raleigh

USA South Athletic Confer-

colleges. In 1952, the basketball team and the field hockey team

ence. Meredith was the first

pulled out impressive victories against the University of North

single gender institution to

Carolina and Duke.

win a conference title with both tennis and soccer tour-

In 1970, Meredith athletics took on a new life with the completion

nament wins in 2008-09. The

of Weatherspoon Gymnasium. Volleyball and tennis saw their first

soccer team added a regular

winning seasons during the 1970s. In 1980, the golf team won the

season title in 2009.

Meredith College Athletics Program THE DIVISION III EXPERIENCE

61.9% of Meredith’s student-athletes finished the year with a 3.0 or

Meredith athletics teams participate in Division III of the National Colle-

higher GPA. Of those scholar athletes, 26.2% earned at least a 3.5 GPA,

giate Athletic Association. Meredith College fully supports the Division III

and five student-athletes were recognized with a 4.0.

experience that allows the student athlete to enjoy competitive sports and other activities throughout their college years. Division III athletics offers


student-athletes the opportunity to become well-rounded individuals who

In addition to the academic and fitness programs available, the

successfully integrate athletics and academics while experiencing all

athletic training staff provides excellent care for participants. The

aspects of college life. Student-athletes who compete at this level can

athletic training support staff consists of Head Athletic Trainer Sharon

receive academic and need-based financial assistance. The athletic de-

Malley and Assistant Athletic Trainer Heidi Roach. Dr. Doug Martini of

partment is staffed and funded like any other department in the College.

Cary Orthopaedic serves as the program’s team physician. In addition, Meredith College serves as a clinical site for the UNC-Chapel Hill


Undergraduate Athletic Training Program. Some of the services and

Meredith College’s commitment to academics is exemplified by its ath-

equipment provided in the Weatherspoon Gymnasium include a whirl-

letics teams. Each year, the USA South Athletic Conference recognizes

pool, hydrocollator, ultrasound, injury ice and electrical stimulation.

its student-athletes’ hard work in the classroom by naming an Academic All-Conference team. A student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 GPA in


each of the two semesters of a given year to be eligible. The Meredith

Members from each team are elected to the Student Athlete Advisory

athletics program extends its commitment to academic success by rec-

Committee that organizes support for each sport and also coordinates

ognizing student-athletes who earn a 3.5 cumulative GPA as members of

community service. Past volunteer work includes Special Olympics of Wake

the Athletics Director’s Club and those who earn a perfect 4.0 GPA with

County, Habitat for Humanity, Service Raleigh, and the USA South Athletic

the Vice-President’s Scholar-Athlete Award. During the 2011-12 season,

Conference’s Cans Across the Conference and Pennies for a Purpose.

about Meredith nis courts, a putting green, an athletic field and track complex and two miles of greenway connecting our campus to the community.

Campus Life • Total enrollment for 2012-13 is 1,947, which includes 1,665 undergraduate students and 282 graduate-level students. • Meredith sponsors juried student exhibitions, an active concert schedule, visiting artists and exhibitions featuring professional artists. • Students participate in theatre and dance performance troupes and a variety of vocal and instrumental ensembles. • Meredith students advance their leadership skills in programs such as the Emerging Leader Seminar Series, Officer and Advisor Train-

Academics and Special Programs • Meredith offers 32 majors. • Meredith awards Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science; Bachelor of

ing, Sophie Lanneau Women’s Leadership Development Program and the LeaderShape® Institute.

Music; Bachelor of Social Work; Master of Business Administration;

Tuition and Financial Assistance

Master of Education; Master of Arts in Teaching; and Master of

• Tuition and fees for full-time undergraduate students in 2012-13 is

Science in Nutrition degrees. • The Undergraduate Research Program supports student/faculty partnerships in the pursuit of research and creative activity in all fields. College funds support these projects and underwrite travel

$29,186, with room and board at $8,348, for a total of $37,534. Cost for part-time students is $763 per credit hour, with a graduated fee schedule. • Meredith coordinates $42.5 million in financial aid annually.

costs for students presenting their work at conferences. 48% of Meredith students participate in undergraduate research with a faculty member. • Study abroad options include faculty-led summer programs in Italy, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Iceland, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. Meredith offers a semester study abroad program in Sansepolcro, Italy; students can also choose from a variety of semester and year-long travel opportunities throughout the world. Semester programs at the United Nations in New York City or in Washington, D.C. are also available. • Post-baccalaureate certificate programs at Meredith include a Paralegal Program, a Pre-Health Program, a Dietetic Internship Program, and a Didactic Program in Dietetics.

Faculty • The undergraduate student-faculty ratio is approximately 12:1. The average class size is 17. • Of the 121 full-time faculty members, 93% have earned doctoral or terminal degrees. Sixty-seven percent of the full-time faculty is female and 33% is male.

Campus and Facilities • Meredith’s 225-acre campus includes a 1,200-seat amphitheater on a lake, seven residence halls, a music library, art galleries, a research greenhouse, music practice rooms, auditoriums, a theater, concert halls, a student center, computer labs, a child care lab, a learning center, an autism lab, an astronomy observation deck, an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, a dance studio, lighted ten-

about raleigh • The capital city of North Carolina has a population of more than 400,000 • Raleigh is located 150 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean and 190 east of the Great Smoky Mountains • Raleigh has an annual average high of 70 degrees and low of 47 • Raleigh is a true college town; in addition to Meredith, it is home to NC State University, St. Augustine’s College, Shaw University and William Peace University. NC Central University, UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University are also located within 30 minutes of Meredith’s campus. • Area sports teams include Carolina Hurricanes (NHL), Carolina Mudcats (AA baseball), Durham Bulls (AAA baseball) and Carolina Railhawks (USL-1 soccer). • Raleigh is home to entertainment venues including the PNC Arena, Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion and the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Some recent artists: Dave Matthews Band, Coldplay and John Mayer. • Raleigh’s active arts scene is supported by the N.C. Museum of Art, which is connected to Meredith by a greenway that runs through campus. Other museums include the North Carolina Museum of History and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

2013 Lacrosse Schedule Date Opponent Time

Date Opponent Time

Feb. 23

at Piedmont *

2 p.m.

Mar. 13

Feb. 24

at LaGrange *

2 p.m.

Mar. 20 Greensboro *

5 p.m.

Mar. 2

Ferrum *

2 p.m.

Mar. 21 Sweet Briar

6:30 p.m.

Mar. 3 Agnes Scott *

12 p.m.

Mar. 23 Huntingdon

12 p.m.

Mar. 6 N.C. Wesleyan *

5 p.m.

Mar. 24

1 p.m.

Mar. 8 St. Vincent

12 p.m.

Apr. 1 Newberry

3:30 p.m.

Mar. 9

3 p.m.

Apr. 3

4 p.m.

at Randolph

* - Conference Game Home Games in bold

at Hollins

at Chris. Newport * at Methodist *

4:30 p.m.

Schedule is subject to change. Visit for up-to-date information.

3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607-5298


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