Freshmen phenoms boost baseball team

Freshmen phenoms boost baseball team

A team is judged on its ability to recruit and develop young talent, and if this year’s group of Belmont freshmen is any indication, the baseball will be in good shape for years to come. The Bruins have 10 freshmen on this year’s roster, which is tied for 7th youngest […]

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Green adds Mark Carr to soccer staff

Green adds Mark Carr to soccer staff

Belmont University men’s soccer head coach Bryan Green Friday announced the hiring of Mark Carr to the Bruins’ top assistant coaching position, in a press release on Friday. “I am thrilled to have Mark join us at Belmont,” Green said. “Having worked with him in the past, I know he will bring […]

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‘Multis’ set new course in track

‘Multis’ set new course in track

They call themselves the multis. For months, they train to run faster, jump higher and leap over obstacles all in the name of Belmont track and field. Tyler Newkirk, Vinny Maniscalco and Sarah Wrieden all compete in multiple events at track meets, hence the nickname. Newkirk, a senior music business […]

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Softball falls short against WKU

Softball falls short against WKU

After a slow offensive start, Belmont softball suffered a 5-1 loss over WKU in a non-conference matchup. “We came out, we had a mindset of what we wanted to do, we just didn’t quite execute it as early as we should’ve,” said freshman infielder Kayla Wells. Wells earned the Bruins […]

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Baseball sweeps UTM

Baseball sweeps UTM

This weekend, a three game sweep of the University of Tennessee Martin Skyhawks gave the baseball team a much-needed boost in the OVC standings. The Bruins are now 5-7 in conference play and hold a 13-18 overall record.   Game 1 Four consecutive runs sparked by RBI singles from Will […]

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Ludwig shows agility in the classroom, on the mound

Ludwig shows agility in the classroom, on the mound

What makes a pitcher effective is his versatility, his focus and his adaptability. Belmont junior Dan Ludwig is no exception as he has not only mastered life on the mound but in the classroom as well. Balancing the two has not been an easy task, but it is a challenge […]

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Bruin Blitz 3/24-3/30

Bruin Blitz 3/24-3/30

Men’s Basketball (26-10) The Bruins wrapped up their season in a heartbreaking 73-68 loss to the Clemson Tigers in the third round of the NIT. For seniors JJ Mann, Blake Jenkins and Drew Windler, the contest would be their last as the Tigers shot a season-high 10 threes. The trio […]

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Belmont Athletics promotes Howell to Volleyball head coach

Belmont Athletics promotes Howell to Volleyball head coach

Belmont University Director of Athletics Mike Strickland Monday named Tony Howell the fourth head volleyball coach in program history in a statement released by Belmont Athletics. “We are delighted to announce that Tony has accepted our offer to lead our volleyball program,” Strickland said. “Few, if any, embody the values and ideals […]

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MBB holds strong in 3rd round NIT loss

MBB holds strong in 3rd round NIT loss

Despite being ranked 2nd nationally in field goal percentage, Belmont’s offense was unable to overcome a Clemson team who shot a season-high 10 threes in a 73-68 third round National Invitational Tournament loss. “It was a great basketball game, it’s a shame for us. They made the plays to win […]

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Baseball swept by EKU, loses seventh straight

Baseball swept by EKU, loses seventh straight

Two late runs from Belmont proved not enough as they lost their final game in the OVC conference series with Eastern Kentucky, 10-2. Despite avoiding the shutout, this marked the Bruins’ seventh straight loss and allowed Belmont to fall victim to its second sweep of the conference season. Belmont starting […]

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Bullpen collapse leads to fifth straight loss

Bullpen collapse leads to fifth straight loss

With a late-game collapse in the bullpen, the Belmont baseball team’s fate was sealed in a 12-6 loss to Eastern Kentucky. The Bruins pitching staff had a total of nine walks and allowed 12 hits against the Colonels lineup. “We just didn’t have the right mentality today and it showed,” […]

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Bruin comeback falls short in WNIT

Bruin comeback falls short in WNIT

Despite falling a point short in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament in a 48-47 road loss at Indiana, Belmont coach Cameron Newbauer still believes the women’s basketball team ended its season on a high note. “We had plenty of opportunities to cash in the chips and […]

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