Meet the new Bruin: Mackenzie Firek

Meet the new Bruin: Mackenzie Firek

Mackenzie Firek grew up in Brentwood, Tennessee only 30 minutes down the road from Belmont University. As a second generation Belmont student, Firek had no trouble finding a home in Belmont. “I kinda feel like I grew up at Belmont. My dad went to Belmont, so whenever I was little […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Grace Whalen

Meet the new Bruin: Grace Whalen

Grace Whalen started playing soccer competitively in fifth or sixth grade. In her first game of the season at Belmont, Whalen managed to score a goal against Lipscomb. Whalen came to Belmont for a camp, but two weeks later she received offers to come to Belmont as a student. Whalen […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Hannah Diaz

Meet the new Bruin: Hannah Diaz

From Greensboro, North Carolina, Hannah Diaz is now central holding and attacking midfielder for women’s soccer. Soccer has been a part of Diaz’s life since age 5 and she wanted to keep it that way. “I love the thrill of the game and the challenges that come with it,” said […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Mertcan Akar

Meet the new Bruin: Mertcan Akar

Star freshman goalkeeper Mertcan Akar comes to Belmont all the way from Cologne, Germany. It’s the soccer standout’s first time in the United States, and he’s already making his mark. Akar has had at least five saves in all 12 Belmont matches. In fact, the Bruin is leading the Horizon […]

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Bruin Blitz 10/7/16

Bruin Blitz 10/7/16

Find out more about Belmont sports in this week’s Bruin Blitz.

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Belmont cross-country celebrates 40 years on campus

Belmont cross-country celebrates 40 years on campus

The Belmont University cross-country team is celebrating a milestone this year as it celebrates 40 years on campus. The program took off in 1976 after Mark Dennis, a student and basketball recruit, felt driven to take up a second sport. He teamed up with Dave Young, who coached the first […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Skyler Hayes

Meet the new Bruin: Skyler Hayes

Skyler Hayes is a pre-occupational therapy student from Salem, Virginia who joined the Belmont Bruins with passion and a huge smile. “I love the game. It’s always been a big part of my life,” said Hayes. Belmont soccer has been a nice challenge for Hayes. “The playing is more fast-paced […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Jack Driscoll

Meet the new Bruin: Jack Driscoll

Center-back Jack Driscoll, from Columbus, Ohio, is the oldest of three in his family. He can also be seen wearing No. 3 for Belmont University’s soccer team. One of the contributing factors in his decision to play at Belmont is the program itself. “I really liked the coaching staff and […]

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Meet the new Bruins: Niki Clements

Meet the new Bruins: Niki Clements

Freshman Niki Clements of  Belmont University’s women’s soccer believes playing for the Bruins means giving 110 percent all the time.  The Pennsylvania native started playing soccer at age 5 or 6 and is all about dedication.  “Soccer is something I’ve done my whole life. I’ve put a lot of time […]

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Bruin Blitz 9/23/16

Bruin Blitz 9/23/16

Most of Belmont’s Fall sports teams hit the road this week. Watch the Bruin Blitz to see who will be playing where.

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VIDEO: Bruin Blitz 9/16/16

VIDEO: Bruin Blitz 9/16/16

Tune in next week to see the result of the men’s soccer team at Valpo and Campbell. Women’s soccer will play Western Kentucky this Saturday, and Eastern Kentucky next Friday. The cross country teams will be at the Commodore Classic this weekend. The volleyball team will be at Tennessee State […]

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