Chowan University Coach Latoya Jones Named CIAA Coach of the Week
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in conjunction with the CIAA Women's Basketball Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association announced the CIAA Women's Basketball Player, Newcomer, Rookie, and Coach of the Week on Wednesday morning. CU's first year women's basketball coach, Latoya Jones, has earned Coach of the Week honors for the fourth time this season.
Jones led her team to a 2-0 week with wins over Lincoln University and #2 Virginia Union University. Jones led her squad to a 79-75 win over VUU on the road, which saw her team erase a 20-point deficit to give the Lady Panthers their first loss of the 2016-17 season. No team in the Chowan's NCAA Division 2 history has upset a top five nationally ranked team.
The Hawks are currently 14-7 overall and 7-4 in the CIAA.