CIAA Volleyball: Talent-Loaded Teams Return for 2009 Campaign; Preseason All-CIAA Team Selected
August 18, 2009
Hampton, VA… The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Volleyball Coaches Association has selected its 2009 All-CIAA Volleyball Pre-Season Team.
2008 and 2007 CIAA Player of the Year, Chekimbrell Jefferson of Fayetteville State University, leads this year's preseason team. Jefferson is returning for her senior year atop the conference in two conference statistical categories, .347 hitting pct., 469 kills, 3.64 avg/s.
Other top returning players include rising junior, Xie'Ara Maybank-Smallings of Elizabeth City State University with 133 total blocks, 156 kills and a hitting average of .320; second in the conference.
Season play begins on August 28, with non-conference opponents spanning from Pennsylvania to North Carolina.
Complete Team Listing