VSU athletics sweep CIAA honors for administration and top programs
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) awarded Virginia State University its three highest athletic honors at the conference’s annual Spring General Assembly Meeting and End-of-Year Awards Reception in Richmond, adiposity erectile VA.
The CIAA named VSU Athletic Director Peggy Davis the 2015 conference Athletic Director of the Year. The award was voted by the Athletic Director’s Association. This marks the fifth time since 2007 that Davis has received this honor. The award recognizes commitment and administrative excellence within the campus, pills conference and community environment.
The CIAA presented the Trojans with the 2015 Loretta Taylor and the C.H. Williams All-Sports Awards for its women’s and men’s athletic programs, respectively. This is the second consecutive year VSU has received these honors. These awards are given to the top female and male athletic programs within the conference, based on championship finishes.
“To receive both the Taylor and Williams awards in the same year is extraordinary,” said VSU Interim President Pamela V. Hammond. “That Mrs. Davis was able to lead the VSU athletic program to accomplishing this honor in consecutive years is unprecedented.”
VSU athletics are wrapping up a banner year at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 21-23, in Allendale, MI.
In the past year, VSU teams claimed CIAA championships in football and women’s basketball.
The Trojans continue to stay true to a mission of “creating academic and athletic champions in the conference and NCAA through excellence in: Scholarship, Sportsmanship, Ethical Behavior, Community Service and Diversity.”
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