CIAA Volleyball Championship to be Played Nov. 23 at Fayetteville State University

HAMPTON, Va. — The CIAA today announced that the 2013 Volleyball Championship, originally scheduled for this weekend, will resume between four contending institutions on Saturday, Nov. 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.

The CIAA’s football championship, also scheduled for this weekend, was cancelled after a fight.

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