Virginia State University’s Zaire Simmons, Brittany Uzzell, and Head Coach Linda Person all received CIAA Women’s Tennis Players of the Week Honors for the week ending on March 11th. Simmons was named Player of the Week, Uzzell was named Rookie of the Week, and Coach Person was named Coach of the Week.
Zaire Simmons (So./Sandys, Bermuda) [...]
Virginia State University sent eight student-athletes to compete in the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, AL and the Trojans returned with ten All-American trophies and a National Champion in the women’s 400m dash.
Sprinter Samantha Edwards won her first national title by winning the 400m dash with a time of [...]
By: Jason Pompey, VSU Sports Information
Gene Thompson Selected to the Delaware Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame
Virginia State University’s Gene Thompson was selected to the State of Delaware Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Gene Thompson is the head coach of the men’s tennis team and also serves as an assistant coach on [...]
The Trojans were eliminated from the 2013 CIAA Tournament by St. Augustine’s University in a 60-56 loss at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC. Christopher Grier had a game-high 20 points with six rebounds to carry Virginia State.
St. Augustine’s dictated the tempo of the game throughout the first half as Virginia State shot [...]
Virginia State’s Lamesha Deal finished with double-double; 19 points and 14 rebounds, but Virginia Union held on for a 57-55 victory over the Trojans eliminating VSU from the 2013 CIAA Tournament.
In an evenly matched game between two familiar foes, turnovers down the stretch ultimately doomed Virginia State. The Trojans shot 27% in the first half [...]