Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Shaw University Bears and Lady Bears take the CIAA Championships
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is an athletic conference consisting of thirteen historically African-American institutions of higher education: Bowie State University, Chowan University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone College, St. Augustine's College, St. Paul's College, Shaw University, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University and Winston-Salem State University, all working together to set an overall standard of excellence.
The conference is divided into Northern and Southern Divisions in all sports except baseball. The CIAA annually sponsors 16 men's and women's championships. The eight men's championships include football, cross country, indoor track, basketball, golf, tennis, baseball, and track & field. The eight women's champions are bowling, cross country, volleyball, indoor track, basketball, softball, tennis and track & field.
Elizabeth City State
Johnson C. Smith
For more about the CIAA, visit http://www.theciaa.com/.