May 23, 2011 (Gulf Shores, AL)The Blazer Softball team swept through the first round of the 2011 NAIA National Championship with a 3-0 record and have earned a spot in the Final 8. This is the second consecutive year the Blazers have reached the Elite 8, and double-elimination play begins Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. when they face William Carey.

Three of the final eight remaining teams in the tournament are SSAC Conference members: Belhaven, William Carey and Shorter. Belhaven won the 2011 SSAC Championship and is primed for a title run in the round of eight.

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Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.