RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University women's volleyball team will host a pivotal Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division match featuring Fayetteville State University tonight at 6 p.m. inside the historic C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium.
Live coverage will be available on www.shawbears.com with Daimeon S. Banks calling the live action the Shaw Bears Sports Network. Fans can also follow live tweets on Twitter @ShawBears.
The Lady Bears (14-8, 14-1 CIAA) and Fayetteville State (13-6, 13-1 CIAA) are right behind one another in the South with Shaw standing 9-1 for first place within the division and FSU at 8-1 in second.
Tonight's match will be the second meeting between the two teams this season as Shaw took a t 3-1 road win over the Lady Broncos back on Oct. 14.
Should Shaw win tonight, the Lady Bears will repeat as the Southern Division champions for the fourth-consecutive season and earn the No. 1 seed from the South in the upcoming 2019 CIAA Women's Volleyball Tournament.
The Lady Bears are coming off a 3-0 victory at Saint Augustine's on Nov. 7, extending its win-streak to eight-straight (longest streak this season) while the Lady Broncos has won its last five matches coming into Monday's tilt, defeating Virginia Union, 3-0 also on Nov. 7.
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