Hampton, VA - The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) held its annual Spring General Assembly Meeting and End-of-Year Awards Reception in Richmond, VA earlier this week.
Virginia State University received the 2015 Loretta Taylor and the C.H. Williams All-Sports Awards for its women’s and men’s athletic programs, respectively. The awards are determined by a point system for achievement in all of the institutions programs based on championship finish.
The VSU women’s basketball program won the title and finished as runner-up in the bowling championship. The volleyball and tennis programs survived until the semi-final rounds. The Trojans finished fourth in cross country, indoor track and field, and softball and fifth at the outdoor track and field championships.
The Trojan’s football team won the conference title while baseball and indoor track & field finished second. The cross country program finished third at the championships while tennis and outdoor track & field were fourth. The basketball team survived until the quarterfinals of the tournament and golf finished seventh at the championship event.
The complete 2015 awards winners included:
Loretta Taylor All-Sports Award Recipient - Virginia State University
C.H. Williams All-Sports Award Recipient - Virginia State University
CIAA Most Positive Game Environment Banner - Johnson C. Smith University
Sports Information Director of the Year - Lamont Hinson, Fayetteville State University
Senior Woman Administrator of the Year - Jamie Kent, Livingstone College
Athletics Director of the Year - Peggy Davis, Virginia State University
Baseball - Kevin Ritsche - Winston-Salem State University
Bowling - Kenneth Scott, Bowie State University
Football - Latrell Scott, Virginia State University
Golf - Andre Springs, Livingstone College
Men's Basketball - Darrell Brooks, Bowie State University
Women's Basketball - Jessica Kern, The Lincoln University
Men's Cross Country - Wilbert Johnson, Virginia Union University
Women's Cross Country - Damion Drummond, The Lincoln University
Men's Indoor Track & Field - George Williams, Saint Augustine's University