Meet the new Bruin: Ben Santos-Meeker

Meet the new Bruin: Ben Santos-Meeker

Attacking left midfielder Ben Santos-Meeker from Minneapolis, Minnesota has been playing soccer since age 5. Although he has not yet decided on a major, it wasn’t a hard decision for him to know he wanted to pursue soccer in college. “I already knew someone on the team who I played […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Stephen Bailey

Meet the new Bruin: Stephen Bailey

Belmont Bruins forward Stephen Bailey started playing soccer at the age of 3 and grew up in the Nashville, Tennessee area. “I’ve grown up around Belmont,” Bailey said. “I’ve always been around Belmont soccer.” Regarding his goals for the season, Bailey said he hopes to make the conference tournament and […]

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VIDEO: Bruin Blitz 9/2/16

VIDEO: Bruin Blitz 9/2/16

Upcoming this week in Belmont athletics: Friday Sept. 2: 12:30 Volleyball vs. Mercer Curb Event Center 5:00 Men’s Soccer at Memphis Memphis, TN 6:00 Volleyball vs. William & Mary Curb Event Center Saturday Sept. 3: 9:00 Cross Country Percy Warner Park 2:00 Volleyball vs. Georgia State Curb Event Center Sunday […]

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Assistant coach Joe Frye reflects on competition at 2016 Olympic trials

Assistant coach Joe Frye reflects on competition at 2016 Olympic trials

Joe Frye, assistant track and field coach and Belmont University graduate, went to the Olympic trials in June for having a remarkable hammer throw in March 2016. “Each year the USA track and field governing body holds outdoor championships and on Olympic years it turns into Olympic trials,” said Frye. […]

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PHOTOS: Men’s soccer kicks off season with tied game against Western Illinois

PHOTOS: Men’s soccer kicks off season with tied game against Western Illinois

The Belmont Bruins opened their season with a thrilling 2-2 tie against Western Illinois University on Friday. While the Bruins started six of their seven 2016 recruits, the team held their ground throughout the game with some help from the returnees. Western Illinois managed to slide one into the net […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Nate Kennedy

Meet the new Bruin: Nate Kennedy

Nate Kennedy, one of Belmont University’s soccer midfielder from Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly played for U18 Carolina Rapids. Somewhere in between that time frame he came to a conclusion. “It’s a lot of running. Way too much running for me,” said Kennedy. Besides coming to terms with how much effort […]

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A different kind of homecoming: Q&A with Belmont alumnus, athletic director Scott Corley

A different kind of homecoming: Q&A with Belmont alumnus, athletic director Scott Corley

When Belmont University’s former athletic director Mike Strickland announced his retirement in March, Dr. Susan West, vice president and chief of staff, began a national search to replace him. She found the man for the job close to home – FirstBank Vice President Scott Corley. And by accepting the job, […]

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Meet the New Bruin: Eli Crognale

Meet the New Bruin: Eli Crognale

Belmont University’s soccer midfielder, Eli Crognale from Ohio, has been playing soccer for 14 years and does not plan on stopping anytime soon. “It’s taught me how to rely on people and not to be individual or selfish,” said Crognale. His biggest accomplishment yet is earning a spot on Belmont’s […]

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Wittman paves the way for future Belmont runners

Wittman paves the way for future Belmont runners

Senior Hannah Wittman has paved the way for Belmont women in athletics. “She is an accomplished cross country and track and field runner. From setting records at Belmont to becoming a person that others can look up to, she has set a standard for what a Belmont athlete strives and […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Hayley Baker

Meet the new Bruin: Hayley Baker

Belmont freshman Hayley Baker, from Rockwall, Texas, started playing softball when she was 8 years old. “I played other sports like soccer and basketball, but I fell in love with softball from the start,” said Baker. Baker wants to become a doctor and is studying bio chemistry. “The biggest thing […]

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Sacrifice and Softball

Sacrifice and Softball

A college athlete knows what the word, “sacrifice,” means. Whether it’s sacrificing time, sleep or participating in different activities, a college athlete has a good concept of sacrifice. For a Belmont softball player, sacrifice is second nature. Sophomore third-baseman Jess Andree has made the ultimate sacrifice in pre-enlisting to the […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Baylee Cook

Meet the new Bruin: Baylee Cook

Belmont freshman Baylee Cook, from Lewisburg, Tennessee, says her softball career began at the age of 5. “I started in a rec league and worked my way up from there,” said Cook. While softball takes up a majority of time, Cook wants to become a neonatal nurse. “I chose Belmont […]

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