CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Shaw University head women's volleyball coach DiShondra Goree was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Coach of the Week for on Tuesday, Sept. 26 by the league office.
In week four, coach Goree guided the Lady Bears to a 2-0 week after Shaw opened up division play with 3-0 win at Livingstone, followed by a 3-1 victory against Lees McCrae Friday night. Shaw is currently 13-2 overall, 5-0 in the CIAA and 2-0 in the South.
The Lady Bears recently defeated Johnson C. Smith University, 3-0 on Monday night in C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium to extend their win-streak to nine-straight.
The Lady Bears will return to action on Saturday, Sept. 30 for the CIAA volleyball round-up in Petersburg, Va., hosted by Virginia State University. Shaw is slated to take on Elizabeth City State at 12 p.m., followed by VSU at 6 p.m. during day one. On Sunday, the Lady Bears will conclude the round-up with a 11 a.m. contest versus Bowie State.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's volleyball and its 11 varsity sport teams, please visit shawbears.com.