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Albritton, Altman named NFCA All-Americans
The Valdosta State softball team was well-represented at the NCAA Division II National Championship Banquet on Wednesday night in Salem, Va., as both Courtney Albritton and Shelby Altman were named National Fastpitch Coaches Association first and second team All-Americans, respectively. Additionally, Albritton was presented the 2014 Elite 89 Award for the NCAA Division II Championship Tournament, an award presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's championships.
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Valdosta State's Courtney Albritton, April Collins, Brianna Hancock and Fran Johnson all making third to national tournament with one championship already.
King has bounced back from injuries to fill role for VSU
Valdosta State senior Karson King enjoying run to national tournament despite season-ending injury for second straight year
VSU begins national championship hunt against Wayne State
Blazers depart town today for national tournament, which begins Thursday
VSU claims South Super Regional with win over UAH
The day started off on a sour note in Huntsville, Ala. for the Valdosta State softball team with a five inning, 9-1 loss to the Chargers of Alabama-Huntsville in game one of a double header in the NCAA South Super Regional on Saturday. But the Blazers turned the tables in the second game of the day and rode a strong pitching effort by sophomore Caitlyn Calhoun to prevail in a 6-3 win, which earned the Blazers their third consecutive trip to the NCAA National Tournament.
Blazers one win away from nationals
Valdosta State holds off rival Alabama-Huntsville 9-8 to win first game of South Super Regional
On the road again
Valdosta State will have to take a different road to a third straight trip to the NCAA Division II national tournament. Quite literally.
Two more Blazers get NFL shot
After a trio of former Valdosta State players signed free agent deals over the weekend, two additional Blazers have now received their chance at chasing National Football League dreams.
This week, Jeremy Grable and Dominique Wheeler were invited to tryouts with the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars, respectively.
Valdosta State has three named to all-South Region team
For the second straight year, Bryant Hayman was named to the All-South Region team. And for the second straight year, Valdosta State had a first-team member.
Bottom of the order lifts Blazers past host Spartans
Double from Morgan Butler puts Valdosta State in front for good in 5-2 win against Tampa at South Region tournament
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