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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Shaw Football Volunteers at Wake Assisted Living Center

From Shaw University Sports Information Department: RALEIGH, N.C. – With the help of the Shaw University Academic Success Department, members of the Bears football program volunteered their time in performing community service hours at the Wake Assisted Living Center located Raleigh on Tuesday (Apr. 16). The student-athletes helped with preparation of lunch, cleaning and having fun playing a game of Bingo with some of the residents. “We definitely enjoyed ourselves and look forward to participating in more community service projects,” said Recruiting Coordinator and Wide Receivers Coach, Toryeon Hester. “This experience…

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Amir Hinton named to NCAA DII First Team All-American and Bulletin Player of the Year

From theciaa.com: RALEIGH, N.C. – Shaw University junior Amir Hinton was selected to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II First Team All-American Team, announced Wednesday. In addition, the Philadelphia, PA native was recently named the 2019 Division II Bulletin Player of the Year. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) standout who declared for the NBA draft last month posted the nation’s highest scoring average (29.4 ppg) while leading DII in free throws made (321) and ranking second in total points (853). He also averaged 4.9 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals per game while…

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Shaw Women’s Track sets new record at Fred Hard Invitational

by Bears Sports Information Department RICHMOND, Va.  – The Shaw University women’s outdoor track and field team set a new program record in the 4×400 meter relays, with a time of 3.51.05 to take first place amongst NCAA Division II institutions at the 2019 Fred Hardy Invitational on the campus of the University of Richmond Saturday afternoon. The previous record in the 4x400m relay was set in 2018 with a time of 3.51.41 but a team of senior La’Cherie Clarke (Raleigh, NC), sophomore Damoni Neal (Newport News, VA), senior Tashay Roberts…

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Shaw’s Amir Hinton named to NABC Coaches’ All-American Team

From theciaa.com : KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2019) — The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today the 2019 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-America team. Just one day after being named to their All-Atlantic Region team, Shaw University junior Amir Hinton was one of 16 players to be named to the 2019 All-American team.  Hinton, a 6-5 guard, led the nation in scoring at 29.4 points per game during 2018-19 season when he was named the 2019 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Player of the Year. The All-CIAA selection was also named to the All-Tournament…

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Shaw Athletics unveil new logo

Courtesy of Shaw University Office of Sports Information RALEIGH, N.C. – After months of research and preparation, Shaw University Athletics has taken on a bold and dynamic branding identity that will set the visual direction of the department for the future. The new logo features a new bear. This innovative design pays tribute to the University’s past while modernizing the look through graphics, colors and lettering. The brand rollout will be on Friday, Mar. 22 at 10 a.m. on the third floor in the President’s Conference room in Estey Hall. Shaw…

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Shaw’s Amir Hinton declares for 2019 NBA Draft

Shaw University- an HBCU in Division II’s Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) -has Amir Hinton, one of the best players you’ve never heard of. The 6-foot-5 two guard from Philadelphia has been lighting up the CIAA to the tune of 29.4 ppg on an efficient 48.8 percent from the floor. Not just a scorer he also averages 4.9 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contents. He led Shaw to the Finals of the CIAA conference tournament but they would come up short, losing 77-66 to Virginia State University. Hinton, the CIAA…

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Shaw gets into CIAA Championship game by defeating Virginia Union

From theciaa.com John Westbrook contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, NC (March 1, 2019) – Alex Owens 22-point,15-rebound performance helped propel Shaw University past the Virginia Union Panthers, 70-58 in the 2019 CIAA semifinals Friday evening in Spectrum Arena.   With the victory, #1 seed (CIAA South) Shaw advances to the championship for the first time since 2011 and will face #1 seed (CIAA North) Virginia State University Saturday, March 2 at 4:30 p.m. here in Spectrum Center.   SU ignited a quick 14-6 run going into the first media timeout of the…

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Second half surge pushed Shaw past Saint Augustine’s and into CIAA semis

From theciaa.com : Jolisa Williams contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 28, 2019 – For the first time in three seasons, the Shaw University men’s basketball team was able to capture a victory at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball Tournament and move on to the semifinals as the Bears rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half to defeat rival Saint Augustine’s University in the quarterfinal round at the Bojangles Coliseum Wednesday night. The tournament victory is the first for head coach Joel Hopkins since he returned…

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Shaw locks up division title with 84-72 win over Johnson C. Smith

by Bears Sports Information Department RALEIGH, N.C.  – For the third consecutive year under the leadership of head coach Joel Hopkins, the Shaw University men’s basketball team is the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division Champions after claiming an 84-72 victory against Johnson C. Smith University in its regular season finale Saturday afternoon inside the historic C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium.  The Bears celebrated one senior, Philip Garner (Atlanta, GA) prior to tipoff for Senior Day. The victory gives Shaw (15-12, 10-8 CIAA, 9-3 South) the No. 1 seed in the South during…

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