April 17, 2012

CIAA Spring Sports Championships Set to Take Over Petersburg This Week:


Petersburg, VA…The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Spring Sports Festival begins Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21 in Petersburg, VA.  All events will be held on the campus of Virginia State University, with the exception of Golf (Cardinal Golf Club- Fort Lee) and the preliminary rounds of Softball (Petersburg Softball Sportsplex).

Complete listing of Spring Sports activities and brackets


Golf Participants: All Teams

Thursday, First Round, 8:00am

Friday, Final Round, 8:00am

Softball Participants:

Northern Division                              Southern Division

*1N Chowan                (10-0)              *1S Winston-Salem State        (10-0)

  2N Bowie State         (7-3)                  2S Fayetteville State             (7-3)

  3N Virginia State       (6-4)                  3S St. Augustine’s                  (5-5)

  4N Virginia Union     (4-6)                  4S Johnson C. Smith              (4-6)

*Regular Season Divisional Champions


Thursday- Petersburg Softball Sportsplex

1N Chowan vs 4S Johnson C. Smith, 12noon

2S Fayetteville State vs 3N Virginia State, 12noon

1S Winston-Salem State vs 4N Virginia Union, 12noon

2N Bowie State vs 3S St. Augustine’s, 12noon

Loser’s Bracket Games: 2:30pm

Winner’s Bracket Games: 5:00pm


Friday- Petersburg Sportsplex and Virginia State

Loser’s Bracket Games: 10:00am, 12:30pm, Sportsplex; 5:30pm, VSU Campus

Winner’s Bracket Games: 12:30pm, VSU Campus

Saturday- Championship Game, 12:00pm, Virginia State Campus

Baseball Participants:

*1 Winston-Salem State         (15-3)

  2 Chowan                              (14-4)

  3 Virginia State                     (12-6)

  4 St. Augustine’s                    (10-8)

*Regular Season Champion


Thursday, Whaley Colbert Field, Virginia State University

#1 Winston-Salem State vs #4 St. Augustine’s , 1:00pm

#2 Chowan vs #3 Virginia State, 10:00am

Loser’s Bracket Game: 4:00pm


Friday, Whaley Colbert Field, Virginia State University

11:00am, 2:00pm

Saturday, Championship Game, 1:00pm


Men’s Tennis: All Teams, Virginia State University

Seedings to be determined after Winston Salem State matches vs Virginia State and Virginia Union, April 18.


Thursday, Matches 1:00pm, 4:00pm

Friday, Matches 2:00pm

Saturday, Championship Match- 1:00pm


Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field: All Teams

Women’s Tennis Participants: Virginia State Campus

Northern Division                              Southern Division

*#3 Virginia State       (12-3)              *#1 Shaw                                 (16-0), ^(15-0)

  #4 Chowan                (11-4)                #2 Winston-Salem State       (14-2), ^(13-2)

  #6 Virginia Union      (8-7)                  #5 Johnson C. Smith              (11-5), ^(10-5)

  #8 Bowie State          (4-11)              &#7 Fayetteville State             (6-9), ^(5-9)

*Regular Season Divisional Champions

& Remaining match vs St. Augustine’s scheduled for 4/17 will not affect tournament eligibility or seeding.

^ Record excluding play vs Lincoln (PA) due to their incomplete season- for seeding purposes.


Thursday, Matches

#1 Shaw vs #8 Bowie State, 11:00am

#4 Chowan vs #5 Johnson C. Smith, 8:00am

#3 Virginia State vs #6 Virginia Union, 8:00am

#2 Winston-Salem State vs #7 Fayetteville State, 11:00am


Friday, Matches 9:00am

Saturday, Championship Match 9:00am

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