Coach Byrd earns 800th career win with men’s basketball’s victory over Eastern Illinois

Coach Byrd earns 800th career win with men’s basketball’s victory over Eastern Illinois

With the Belmont men’s basketball team’s 99-58 victory over Eastern Illinois University on Thursday night, head coach Rick Byrd reached another milestone, picking up his 800th career win. Still, Byrd isn’t concerned about his personal triumphs. His focus continues to be on the players he works with everyday. “I think […]

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Women’s basketball takes down Eastern Illinois 98-57

Women’s basketball takes down Eastern Illinois 98-57

Senior Darby Maggard scored 25 points to help lead the Belmont women’s basketball team to defeat Eastern Illinois University 98-57 Thursday night. Maggard scored her 400th career 3-pointer in the first half, becoming only the fifth player to do so in NCAA Division I history. She scored 20 points in […]

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Preview: Baseball team leans on rising stars for 2019 season

Preview: Baseball team leans on rising stars for 2019 season

The Belmont baseball team will face many challenges after the departure of some of its best players, but it has some rising stars could step up and lead the team. The Bruins are coming off a disappointing 2018 season, finishing with an overall record of 19-36 and a conference record […]

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Preview: Softball team prepares for 2019 season

Preview: Softball team prepares for 2019 season

The Belmont softball team is gearing up for its 2019 season, with both new and old faces ready to get on the field. The team will start the season on Feb. 14, with two games against Ball State and Akron. It will continue against Monmouth and Drexel on Feb. 15. […]

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New men’s soccer coach focuses on investing in players on and off the field

New men’s soccer coach focuses on investing in players on and off the field

For Belmont University’s newest head men’s soccer coach, David Costa, the job is about more than just soccer. “I’ve learned how to invest in people and take care of them because of my family, and I’m excited to take care of this team,” said Costa. “I’ve been a husband and […]

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Women’s basketball takes home the win at Battle of the Bruins 2019

Women’s basketball takes home the win at Battle of the Bruins 2019

Belmont students convened in the Curb Event Center Sunday night to raise money for Special Olympics, cheering on the Belmont athletic teams as they competed in the annual Battle of the Bruins talent competition. For the second year in a row, Belmont’s own Antonio Peebles opened the show with his […]

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Women’s basketball raises money with February free throw shots

Women’s basketball raises money with February free throw shots

Every time the Belmont women’s basketball team makes a free throw in February, money will be donated to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The team is partnering with the fund through the PLAY4KAY free throw challenge, which raises money to end women’s cancers. Participants can pledge any dollar amount to […]

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Basketball alumnus and Pure Sweat CEO Drew Hanlen returns to Belmont for convocation

Basketball alumnus and Pure Sweat CEO Drew Hanlen returns to Belmont for convocation

For young basketball players across the country, the ultimate dream is to play in the NBA, or at the very least, play professionally overseas. But Belmont basketball alumnus Drew Hanlen dreamed of training other basketball players. The founder of Pure Sweat started training players and writing books when he was […]

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Men’s basketball battles UT Martin, earns eighth conference win

Men’s basketball battles UT Martin, earns eighth conference win

The Belmont men’s basketball team secured an 82-65 win over UT Martin Saturday thanks to a strong second half performance. The Skyhawks kept it close throughout the entirety of the first half, shooting well from the 3-point line and only trailing Belmont 40-32 at halftime. It didn’t take long for […]

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Women’s basketball improves to 9-1 in the conference with win against UT Martin

Women’s basketball improves to 9-1 in the conference with win against UT Martin

The Belmont women’s basketball team defeated UT Martin 100-86 at the Curb Event Center on Saturday evening in the Bruins’ highest scoring game of the season so far. The Bruins’ offense was nothing short of electric in this 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship rematch. Junior Ellie Harmeyer showed off […]

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Men’s basketball takes down Southeast Missouri 97-71

Men’s basketball takes down Southeast Missouri 97-71

The Belmont men’s basketball team dominated Southeast Missouri State 97-71 Thursday night. Senior Kevin McClain and freshman Nick Muszynski both scored career highs in the Bruins’ massive victory. McClain scored 31 and Muszynski scored 27. The Bruins started off strong and never looked back. Though the Redhawks shot well at […]

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Women’s basketball smokes Southeast Missouri 91-56

Women’s basketball smokes Southeast Missouri 91-56

The Belmont women’s basketball team completely destroyed Southeast Missouri State 91-57 on Thursday night at the Curb Event Center, extending the team’s win streak to seven. The Redhawks didn’t show much life, as the Bruins controlled the game from tip-off. SEMO only shot 34.4 percent from the field and 15.8 […]

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