CIAA Student Spotlight: Bowie State Volleyball Player Bianca Tucker

from the CIAA: Up next, the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, features Bianca Tucker of Bowie State University. Tucker is a senior volleyball student-athlete from Edgewood, MD. She is a Business Administration major with a 3.12 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Volleyball – Earned BSU Team Coaches Award (2017) Volleyball – Helped the Bulldogs earn a berth in the 2019 CIAA Championship Tournament Something unique most people wouldn’t know about you:  “I don’t have any special talents like singing, dancing or acting. However, after asking some…

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CIAA Student Athlete Spotlight: Virginia State University’S Qahir Gerard

From the CIAA: Up next, the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, features on Qahir Girard of Virginia State University. Girard is a senior football student-athlete from Morrow, GA. He is a business management major with a 3.28 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Football – a member of 2017 CIAA Football Championship team Football – a member of 2017 NCAA Atlantic Region Playoff team Something unique most people wouldn’t know about you:  “Something unique about me is my work ethic and my overall will to not be…

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CIAA Athlete Student Spotlight: Shaw’s Jaleel Scroggins

From the CIAA: This week, we kick off the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight by featuring Jaleel Scroggins of Shaw University. Scroggins is a senior football student-athlete from Raleigh, NC. He is a business administration major with a concentration in accounting and maintains a 3.35 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Football – 2017 CIAA All-Rookie Team SelectionFootball – 2017 All-CIAA First Team SelectionFootball – 2018 All-CIAA Honorable MentionFootball – 2019 All-CIAA First Team Selection Something unique most people wouldn’t know about you:  “I’m ambidextrous!” Your goals or plans after finishing school: “I…

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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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Winston-Salem State wins 2020 CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

From the CIAA : CHARLOTTE, NC – Robert Colon’s three free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining completed a late comeback by Winston-Salem State University as they defeated Fayetteville State University 63-62 to capture the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball tournament title Saturday afternoon at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The championship was Winston-Salem’s 12th in the conference tournament’s 75-year history and their first since winning the title in 2012.  The Rams, who were the #2 seed in the south entering the tournament, earn the CIAA’s automatic bid to…

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Fayetteville State captures CIAA Volleyball crown

From the CIAA: SALEM, VA – The south’s no. 1 seed Fayetteville State University defeated the No. 2 seed from the south Shaw University, 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-22), to win the 2019 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Volleyball Championship on Sunday at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Virginia. The Broncos (19-6) were led in the championship match by All-CIAA selections Casandra Watson, who led all players with 11 kills, and Da’Nesha Miller with seven kills and 10 assists to win their first conference title since 2013. Watson and Miller were…

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Saint Augustine’s AD and Track Coach George Williams in accident in Qatar

Saint Augustine University’s world-renowaned track coach George Williams was involved in a car accident while he was in Qatar for the World Track and Field Championships. Williams’ family released a statement saying the legendary coach was alert and expected to make a full recovery. “While in Qatar for the World Track and Field Championships, Coach George Williams was involved in a vehicle accident. He has serious injuries but is alert, responsive and expected to fully recover. He is under great medical care in Qatar and will remain here for treatment. The family…

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Johnson C. Smith named to ITA All-Academic team with six players claiming All-Academic Scholar-Athletes honors

From JCSU Office of Sports Information: TEMPE, Ariz.  – The Johnson C. Smith University women’s tennis team was named to the 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team and six Golden Bulls earned individual ITA Scholar-Athlete honors, the ITA announced Thursday. This year the Intercollegiate Tennis Association saw an increase in qualifying teams and scholar-athletes. All-Academic honors were awarded to 940 teams and thousands of scholar-athletes.  JCSU women’s team who earned All-Academic honors individual academic accolades are Alisa Stevenson, Aleena Oakley, Aria Springfield, Cierra Turner, Jada Strickland and Halle Parker. All-Academic teams boast a team GPA of 3.20…

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Fayetteville State’s Teeya McLean and Shaw’s University named 2019 CIAA Woman of the Year Honorees

from theciaa.com: Charlotte, NC (July 8th, 2019) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Senior Woman Administrators (SWA) Association sub-committee have selected the 2019 CIAA Woman of the Year. This year’s honorees include volleyball student-athletes Christine Ngeve of Shaw University and Teeya McLean from Fayetteville State University. Ngeve and McLean will both represent the conference as considerations for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, which accepts two honorees if at least one of the student-athletes is a woman of color or international student-athlete. Ngeve, a Greensboro, NC native, was a Psychology major with…

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