The Belhaven Blazers are winning lots of recognition as they compete on the court or diamond:
- Ranked 9th in the nation – and on a 17 game winning streak.
- Annalee Carr, who has a .700 batting average, was named the NAIA National Player of the Week.
- Our women’s team is ranked 25th in the nation – their first national ranking in history.
- Our men’s team received votes for national ranking – both teams have only two losses this season.
- The Blazers were ranked 12th in the preseason poll, and are 23-8 for the season. The first in-season poll will be released next Tuesday and they are expected to move up in the rankings.
- Coach Billy Evans led the team to earn an invitation to the national tournament for the first time in our history – they lost to Azusa Pacific, who won the championship.
- Regena Jackson, a junior guard from Denham, LA, was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Year along with being named to the All-Conference and All Academic teams.
- Kiara Johnson, a junior guard from Wiggins, MS, was also named to the SSAC All-Conference Team.
- Nathaniel Roch’e and Rob Wallace were both selected as NAIA Honorable Mention All-Americans and the Southern States Athletic Conference All-Conference Team.