Coach Bell named CIAA coach of the year

April Emory
November 07, 2008

Elizabeth City State head volleyball coach Linda Bell has been named the 2008 CIAA Coach of the Year. Bell who is in her fifth year at the helm of the Lady Viking volleyball program has guided ECSU to the best record in school history of 26-9 and for the first time ever is undefeated against CIAA opponents. This season, ECSU captured the CIAA Eastern Division for the second consecutive year. The Lady Vikings, who are the top seed in the CIAA Eastern Division, began their quest for the school's first ever CIAA volleyball crown November 7. They faced Johnson C. Smith in their first game of the 2008 conference tournament in Hampton, VA. For more information on ECSU Athletics, visit