Nov. 17, 2013
THE 2013 CIAA VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE PLAYED NOVEMBER 23 AT FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
Hampton, Va. - November 17, 2013 - The CIAA today announced that the 2013 Volleyball Championship, originally scheduled for this weekend, will resume between four contending institutions on Saturday, November 23 at Fayetteville State University (FSU). The semi-final matches will take place at 10 a.m., and the championship match will be held at 4 p.m.
CIAA Commissioner Jacqie Carpenter convened calls with the CIAA board of directors, the directors of athletics at the four participating institutions and the volleyball committee, after which it was agreed to hold the matches at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, N.C.
"There was a clear interest in exploring ways to resume the volleyball championship," said CIAA Commissioner Jacqie Carpenter. Fayetteville State kindly agreed to be the host, and we're grateful that our student-athletes will have this opportunity to compete."
The four schools vying for the championship are Chowan University, Fayetteville State University, Virginia State University and Winston-Salem State University. Fans and alumni are welcome to attend the matches, which will take place at Felton J. Capel Arena on FSU's campus. Band and cheer squads will perform at the final championship match.
About the CIAA
Founded in 1912, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is the oldest African-American athletic conference and one of the largest Division II conferences in the country. The CIAA conducts 16 championships attended by more than 150,000 fans from around the country. Headquartered in Hampton, Va., the CIAA is governed by the Presidents and Chancellors of its 12 member-institutions: Bowie State University, Chowan University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, The Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone College, St. Augustine's University, Shaw University, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University and Winston-Salem State University. For more information on the CIAA, visit theciaa.com, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
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