Men’s soccer’s historic run comes to an end

Men’s soccer’s historic run comes to an end

After stunning No. 1 Furman University by a score of 3-1 last weekend, the men’s soccer team shifted their attention towards the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with the hope of bringing the Southern Conference championship title to Nashville. The Bruins lost to UNC Greensboro 0-1. Early in the […]

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Sports roundup: Game days to look out for this summer

Sports roundup: Game days to look out for this summer

As finals come to an end and students begin to make plans for the summer, some Belmont student-athletes will remain in Nashville to finish their respective seasons. Both tennis teams wrap up their seasons on April 18, when the men’s and women’s teams face off against Jacksonville State University. The […]

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Senior Spotlight: Drake Mitchell is ‘a beacon of strength’ for Belmont track and field

Senior Spotlight: Drake Mitchell is ‘a beacon of strength’ for Belmont track and field

Belmont track and field star Drake Mitchell isn’t interested in doing the bare minimum. The fifth-year senior is one of the highest scorers for the Bruins, competing in both running and field events as well as multi-events like heptathlon and decathlon. A talented athlete and fierce competitor, Mitchell is a […]

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Men’s soccer advances to conference championship game

Men’s soccer advances to conference championship game

After clinching a playoff berth last weekend, the men’s soccer team played Furman University in the Southern Conference semifinal for a chance to claim glory in the conference championship game. Defeating Furman with a score of 3-1, the Bruins rewrote history as they now move to the SoCon final. Belmont […]

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Senior Spotlight: Student-athlete Esteban Lestido makes play a family business

Senior Spotlight: Student-athlete Esteban Lestido makes play a family business

Belmont senior soccer player Esteban Lestido is working on a lifelong dream. Kicking his first ball at the age of 2, joining his first team as a 4-year-old and still playing with passion, Lestido is wrapping up his time as a midfield defender for the Bruins. After his December 2021 […]

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Men’s soccer team defeats Mercer University to cinch playoff spot

Men’s soccer team defeats Mercer University to cinch playoff spot

Following a one-sided defeat in their last outing, the Belmont men’s soccer team looked to gain some momentum for a potential playoff run in their last regular-season game against Mercer University at E.S. Rose Park.  The game had high stakes, as it would determine whether the Bruins kept their current […]

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Men’s soccer team falls to first place Furman Paladins

Men’s soccer team falls to first place Furman Paladins

Following a difficult away stretch that saw Belmont University pick up only a single point and lose its top spot in the Southern Conference, the second-placed Bruins stepped onto their home pitch at E.S. Rose Park to challenge new conference leader Furman University.  The Bruins lost 0-3 in a game […]

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How Halee Van Poppel excels as both athlete and student

How Halee Van Poppel excels as both athlete and student

For student-athlete Halee Van Poppel, college is a balancing act. The volleyball star and aspiring physician assistant believes the dual expectations she faces — in the classroom and on the court — have done her well. Student-athletes are no strangers to balancing academic and athletic workloads, and as her athletic […]

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SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 24: INDIANA VS BELMONT during the Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament held at Bill Greehey Arena on March 24, 2021 in San Antonio, TX. (Photo by Scott Wachter/NCAA Photos)

Sidebar: Foul trouble dooms Belmont in matchup against Indiana University

Besides poor shooting, something on the other end of the floor contributed to Belmont’s second-round loss: foul trouble.  After Monday’s record-breaking win against Gonzaga, head coach Bart Brooks was looking to approach his team’s next opponent in a similar way – rotating each of their bigs for both variation and […]

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SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 24: INDIANA VS BELMONT during the Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament held at Bill Greehey Arena on March 24, 2021 in San Antonio, TX. (Photo by Scott Wachter/NCAA Photos)

Poor shooting ends Belmont’s NCAA Tournament run against Indiana University

An abject shooting display against Indiana University ended Belmont’s Cinderella run in the NCAA Division I Women’s Tournament Round of 32 with a 70-48 loss Wednesday afternoon in Bill Greehey Arena. For Belmont, it came down to a poor offensive night at the wrong time of the season, as the […]

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Belmont volleyball sweeps Tennessee State in last home games

Belmont volleyball sweeps Tennessee State in last home games

The Belmont volleyball team ended on a good note, concluding the last homestand of the 2021 season with two wins against Tennessee State University. With a 3-1 match victory on Sunday and a 3-0 win on Monday, the Bruins climbed to 3-11 landing the team in ninth place in the […]

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SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 22: Belmont vs Gonzaga during the Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament held at Texas State University on March 22, 2021 in San Antonio, TX. (Photo by Angela Wang/NCAA Photos)

Sidebar: Defensive disruptions carry Belmont to historic win over Gonzaga

“Defense wins games,” is a sport-wide phrase every team in the league relies on to get through the madness of March.  In Monday’s historical postseason win, the Belmont women’s basketball team played its best defense of the season to upset the No. 5 Gonzaga Bulldogs. Despite grabbing only 18 boards […]

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