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MACU hires Meneely as athletic director

Comes to Elizabeth City from Indianapolis

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From staff reports

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Christian University announced Andrew Meneely has been hired as the athletic director to replace Neal Alligood on Tuesday.

MACU says Meneely will begin his tenure as the athletic director on May 1.

Meneely currently resides in Indianapolis and has served as an assistant men’s and women’s college basketball coach during his career.

He has coached at Taylor University, Pensacola State College, College of Wooster and Lincoln Christian College with additional experience as a sports information director at Indiana University Southeast.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University has expanded their athletic programs under the leadership of Alligood.

The Mustangs field teams in men’s soccer, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s volleyball, and men’s golf.

As athletic director, Meneely will be responsible for recruiting players and coaches, scouting, strategy-planning and player development.

While coaching at Taylor, his women’s basketball team enjoyed their first 20 win season in four years and they won the NAIA Champions of Character award.

“I am thrilled to work alongside of AD Meneely in the coming weeks to provide a smooth transition of leadership,” Alligood said in a news release. “I’m also ecstatic to see the bright future of MACU Mustang athletics with all the experience that Andy brings to the table. My hope is that he will propel the program to the next level as he ensures that the student athletes are growing spiritually, academically and athletically.”

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