The CIAA calls off all Fall 2020 Sports

from the CIAA: CHARLOTTE – After thorough analysis the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association (ADA), has voted that NCAA sport competition sponsored by the conference will not occur during the fall of 2020 due to ongoing safety concerns associated with COVID-19. The decision is informed by the reality that several CIAA member schools are located in states experiencing dramatic increases in new COVID-19 cases. This recent rise in cases has led to a pause in phased reopening plans in…

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SIAC suspends all 2020 Fall sports and championship events

From the SIAC: ATLANTA, Ga. (July 9, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the Fall of 2020. This decision was primarily predicated on the overarching concern shared by all SIAC member institutions with regard to the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, students, staff, fans and other campus stakeholders. When the initial decision was made by the SIAC to suspend intercollegiate athletics last spring, the conference harbored a measure of cautious…

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Sixteen will represent CIAA at FCS National Bowl

From theciaa.com: DAYTONA BEACH, FL –  The sixth annual FCS Bowl Collegiate All-Star Game is set to take place on Sunday, December 8th at Spec Martin Stadium in Daytona Beach, FL. A total of 16 seniors representing seven different schools across the Central Intecollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) have been invited to participate in this year’s game. Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. and will be streamed live exclusively on FloFootball.com.  Seven former CIAA players will play for the National Team, coached by Jim Collins. Those players include WR Jordan Cartwright…

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Week 9 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Things became clearer in week nine of the CIAA season as the Bowie State Bulldogs clinched their second straight Northern Division title and secured the first spot in the CIAA Football Championship, which takes place November 16th in Salem, VA. This week also provided a bit more clarity in the Southern Division race with one week remaining in the regular season. As a reminder, here’s how division winners are determined: Tie-Breaker Policy The Northern and Southern Division winners will be determined…

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CIAA Football Week 8 Honors

From theciaa : FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #78 Donald Boone, Chowan(Sr, OL – Duluth, GA) Boone led an offensive line that helped Chowan produce 597 yards of total offense, including 376 rushing yards (8.2 yards per carry). Boone and the Hawks offense averaged 8.5 yards per play and put up 49 points in their homecoming win over Elizabeth City State.  FOOD LION QUARTERBACK OF THE WEEK #16 Ja’rome Johnson, Bowie State(Jr, QB – Washington, DC) Johnson continued his impressive season, completing 23 of 28 passes (82 percent) for…

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Week 7 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa.com: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Week seven of 2019 football season continued with divisional play across the CIAA as six interdivisional games took place. The cream has begun to rise to the top as teams look to establish themselves as division contenders with an eye on ultimately earning a berth to the CIAA Football Championship (November 16th in Salem, VA at 3 P.M. on Aspire TV). Let’s look at recaps from this week’s action: Shaw 27, Livingstone 20  FINAL In a battle of two teams looking to rebound from…

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Week 6 CIAA Football Recap

From the CIAA: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Week six of the 2019 football season saw the start of divisional matchups across the CIAA. With divisional play beginning, here’s a refresher on how division winners are determined: The Northern and Southern Division winners will be determined by the highest winning percentage of conference games won based upon the seven-game conference schedule. 1.      In case of a tie between divisional teams, the winner shall be determined as follows:    a.      Divisional Win Percentage    b.      Head-to-Head Competition    c.      Results vs. Common Conference…

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The CIAA will air Classic Championship games on its network

From theciaa : Charlotte, NC (October 3, 2019) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®) will contribute to the national celebration of 150 years of NCAA college football with a new series entitled “Live The Legacy Classic Championship Games.”   The nation’s first African American athletic conference will air classic championship football games, releasing a different game each Thursday over the next five weeks, on the CIAA Sports Network. The series will launch next week with the 2006 title tilt between Elizabeth City State University and former CIAA member NC Central University. “It’s the ultimate Throwback Thursday,”…

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Week 4 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa : 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics The Road to Salem kicked into high gear for CIAA Football as conference play began in earnest with five cross divisional matchups on the weekend slate. The week four schedule also featured Chowan hitting the road and Shaw playing at home against non-conference opponents.  Shaw 49, Edward Waters 10 FINAL After a 0-2 start, Shaw won their second consecutive game with a 49-10 win over Edward Waters in their final non-conference game of the season. The Bears jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter courtesy of a…

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CIAA Football Preview

From theciaa.com: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics CHARLOTTE, NC – The 2019 football season has produced some exciting moments for teams across the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) thus far, which featured a schedule made up almost exclusively of non-conference contests during the first three weeks.Though things technically kicked off last week with the double overtime thriller between Shaw and Chowan, the conference slate begins in earnest this weekend as the rest of the CIAA teams begin their battle for divisional supremacy with sights set on ultimately…

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