(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) - Meredith College, under the direction of second-year Head Coach Leslie Payne, was picked in the USA South Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll to capture the women's cross country title in 2016. Last season, the Avenging Angels took home the program's third consecutive Conference championship. Meredith received 11 of 13 possible first place votes, to go along with 142 points. Head coaches do not vote for their own teams in the balloting.
The Maryville College cross country programs are set to begin the 2016 cross country season with eight new members. A great recruiting class combined with quality returning upper classmen give the Scots a great deal to get excited about this fall season.
(GREENSBORO,N.C.) - The 2015 USA South Women's Cross Country Championship took place on Saturday, October 31 at Hagan Stone Park in Greensboro, North Carolina. Meredith College captured the championship for the third consecutive season. The Avenging Angels topped second place Covenant College by 12 points. Individually, Sarah Bearden won the meet as she finished the 6,000 meter course first in a time of 23:54.