CIAA “Sets” the Pace for an Exciting Season: 2006 Pre-Season All-CIAA Volleyball Team Announced

CIAA "Sets" the Pace for an Exciting Season:
 2006 Pre-Season All-CIAA Volleyball Team Announced

August 23, 2006 

Hampton, VA... The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is pleased to release its 2006 All-CIAA Volleyball Pre-Season Team as selected by the CIAA Volleyball Coaches Association. 

This year's team returns four student-athletes from the first and second teams, respectively.

Our top returning seniors include, Aurea Griffith, SAC (330 kills, .285pct), Crystal Huffman, FSU (109 assists, 7.61avg/g, 327 digs), Desirae Riddick, JCSU (412 kills, 5.15avg/g,.291 pct) and Samantha Joseph, SAC (45 blocks, .63avg/g, 58 aces, .82avg/g).

This weekend, Friday, August 25th, begins the season for the CIAA.

Johnson C. Smith University vs St. Paul's College         Charlotte, NC              6:00pm

Fayetteville State University @ Converse Tourney         Spartanburg, SC

St. Augustine's College vs West Liberty University        Salisbury, NC               8:00pm

The Pre-Season Volleyball Team is listed below:

Outside Hitter
Tanika Hudgins ECSU 5'9 SO Physical Education Rocky Mount, NC
Desirae Riddick JCSU 6'1 SR Business Misawa, Japan
Aurea Griffith SAC 5'11 SR International Business St. Michael, Barbados
Middle Hitter/Blocker
Christina Hager ECSU 6'0 JR Accounting Angier, NC
Tammy McFadden FSU 5'11 JR Criminal Justice Manning, SC
Samantha Joseph SAC 5'11 SR Computer Info. Systems St. Michaels, Barbados
Crystal Huffman FSU 5'7 SR Biology San Antonio, TX
Renee Clarke SAC 5'10 SR Business St. Michaels, Barbados
Right Side
Kai Wright NCCU 5'10 JR Physical Education Old Harbor, Jamaica
Vittorio McDuffie SAC 5'10 JR Business Matthews, NC
Sha'Queney Veney FSU 5'6 JR Computer Technology Richmond, VA
Latoya Tate NCCU 5'9 SR Sport Exercise Science Toronto, Canada