Bradshaw leads Bruins past Bisons with career-high

Bradshaw leads Bruins past Bisons with career-high

After an easy first meeting for Belmont, the second Battle of the Boulevard game in the Curb Event Center was much tighter at 82-77, but still in Belmont’s favor to complete the Lipscomb sweep. “Last game, they didn’t fight back. This game we made a huge run and they fought […]

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Soccer managers turned roommates and friends

Soccer managers turned roommates and friends

Austyn Anderson and Caroline Haslach are more than just fellow managers for the Belmont soccer teams. The women have been best friends since first meeting their freshman year. While the two would pass one another in the hallways in Patton Hall, Anderson and Haslach formed a friendship. “We were roommates […]

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Barnette and Smith shoot MBB to victory in home opener

Barnette and Smith shoot MBB to victory in home opener

Taylor Barnette and Nick Smith contributed 80 percent of Belmont’s 3-pointers to ensure the 96-76 victory over Trevecca Nazarene University Wednesday night in the home opener. “They are both phenomenal shooters and we’ve got to work hard to get them good shots,” said Belmont coach Rick Byrd. The duo of […]

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Alex Martin: On-court leader, off-court mentor

Alex Martin: On-court leader, off-court mentor

For senior Alex Martin, leadership is a role she was born to play whether she’s aware of it or not. “I don’t really think of myself in a leadership role. I just go out and play the game I need to play and try to keep the energy alive,” said […]

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VIDEO: Bruin Blitz Nov. 12- Nov.18

VIDEO: Bruin Blitz Nov. 12- Nov.18

In the fourth episode, Bruin Blitz will bring you up to speed on all the news you may missed in Belmont Athletics. We recap everything that happened from basketball season starting last Friday to the first Battle of the Boulevard game for the men’s team. Also, cross-country competed at NCAA […]

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Balanced team effort carries Belmont past Lipscomb

Balanced team effort carries Belmont past Lipscomb

The Belmont men’s basketball team balanced its stout defense with heated three-point shooting to cruise past rival Lipscomb 87-62 in the 135th meeting between the programs Monday night. The Bruins knocked down 16 shots from behind the arc, more than tripling their three-point total against Wright State just three days […]

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Late rally falls short in WBB home opener vs. North Alabama

Late rally falls short in WBB home opener vs. North Alabama

Shots didn’t fall, and a rally came too late for the Belmont women’s basketball team in a 72-69 loss to North Alabama in its home opener. “We kept fighting but what needed to happen, that needed to happen earlier. So we kind of dug ourselves a hole, and it just […]

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Volleyball sends seniors out with fourth consecutive sweep

Volleyball sends seniors out with fourth consecutive sweep

A combined effort of youth and experience sent the Belmont volleyball senior class out victorious with a sweep over the SIUE Cougars at the Curb Event Center on Saturday. Belmont extended its winning streak to four consecutive sweeps but SIUE proved to be one of its toughest opponents yet. “They […]

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WBB battle down to the wire against Vandy in season opener

WBB battle down to the wire against Vandy in season opener

Photos: Andrew Hunt In the final minutes of the season opener, the Belmont women’s basketball team put together a furious comeback against Vanderbilt. But the attempt came up short for the Bruins in a 65-58 loss to the Commodores Friday night. Although the team trailed for most of the night, […]

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PREVIEW: MBB returners and newcomers ignite a team effort

PREVIEW: MBB returners and newcomers ignite a team effort

Gone are the big-time scoring players who drop 20-plus points per game. Now, the Belmont men’s basketball team will have to rely on pure sweat and an overall team effort in order to continue its usual success in the 2014-15 season. “Having Ian and Kerron as alumni doesn’t put any […]

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PREVIEW: WBB looks for process to pay off again in 2014-15

PREVIEW: WBB looks for process to pay off again in 2014-15

Belmont coach Cameron Newbauer and the women’s basketball team learned an important lesson during their first season together, one they hope to carry over into the 2014-15 season. “It taught us that with perseverance and patience, the process pays off. We stuck with the process and our personal expectation to […]

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Schioppa shines on and off the field

Schioppa shines on and off the field

“Fique tranquilo” translates in Portuguese as “don’t worry,” and that’s exactly the mentality Belmont senior midfielder Luca Schioppa is known for on the men’s soccer team. “He’s one of the most positive people I’ve ever met,” said Tyler Veith, former roommate and teammate of Schioppa. “I don’t think anyone meets […]

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