CIAA Volleyball Tourney Moved To Fayetteville State

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Hampton, Va. - The CIAA announced Sunday the 2013 Volleyball Championship has been rescheduled and moved.

It was originally scheduled for Saturday at Winston Salem State University.

Now, it will happen on Saturday, November 23 at Fayetteville State University (FSU). The semi-final matches will take place at 10 a.m., and the championship match will be held at 4 p.m.

In a news release on Sunday CIAA Commissioner Jacqie Carpenter says the board of directors and the schools involved agreed to the move.

"There was a clear interest in exploring ways to resume the volleyball championship," said CIAA Commissioner Jacqie Carpenter. Fayetteville State kindly agreed to be the host, and we're grateful that our student-athletes will have this opportunity to compete."

The four schools vying for the championship are Chowan University, Fayetteville State University, Virginia State University and Winston-Salem State University.

The matches will happen at the Felton J. Capel Arena on FSU's campus.  

Click here to read the entire CIAA news release. 

This weekend's tournament was cancelled at Winston-Salem State following an attack on the school's quarterback during an awards banquet.

A Virginia State student was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault. The CIAA banned VSU from all post season play as a result.

WFMY News 2

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