Owens Named CIAA Coach of the Week

April Emory
January 10, 2006 Elizabeth City State University Head Women's Basketball Coach Tara Owens has been named CIAA Coach of the Week. Owens received the recognition after leading the Lady Vikings to an undefeated record last week with victories over Winston-Salem State and Claflin University. In their conference opener last Tuesday, ECSU downed the Lady Rams 71-63 and they concluded the week avenging a December 11th loss to Claflin, defeating the Pantherettes 81-57. The Lady Vikings are currently 3-5 overall and 1-0 in conference play. The Lady Vikings will return to action January 10 against Shaw University in the R.L. Vaughan Center. It will be the first meeting between the two teams since the CIAA Basketball Championship March 5, 2005 in Raleigh, NC. The Lady Vikings will tip off at 5:30pm followed by the Vikings at 7:30pm. For more information on ECSU Athletics, log onto www.ecsuvikings.com.