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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MBB wins first NIT game at Green Bay

MBB wins first NIT game at Green Bay

For the first time in program history, the Belmont men’s basketball team earned a victory in the NIT postseason with a 85-70 win over the Horizon League regular season champion Green Bay Phoenix Tuesday evening. “It’s a big win for our kids. It’s a nice addendum to a tough loss […]

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Errors haunt Belmont in loss to No. 3 Vandy

Errors haunt Belmont in loss to No. 3 Vandy

Despite a late comeback attempt, the Belmont baseball team was unable to overcome an error-filled fifth inning in an 8-4 loss to the No. 3 Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday afternoon. With the ballgame tied 1-1 heading into the fifth, three Bruin errors allowed the Commodores to retake a lead they […]

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Bruin Blitz 3/10-3/26

Bruin Blitz 3/10-3/26

Baseball: 3/11 v. Memphis Behind four home runs, the Belmont baseball team defeated in-state rival Memphis 12-5 on Tuesday at Rose Park. After giving up an early 3-0 lead to the Tigers, the Bruins scored five unanswered runs to take over the lead. Freshman Nick Egli accounted for two of […]

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Redshirting for the future

Redshirting for the future

Burton Sampson, Austin Luke, Tyler Hadden, Taylor Barnette and Josh Lester walked out of practice covered in sweat with the rest of the men’s basketball team, but on game day they were noticeably divided from the rest of the team, wearing dress clothes instead of a uniform. The five student-athletes […]

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Men’s, Women’s golf tee off spring action

Men’s, Women’s golf tee off spring action

After a successful campaign during the 2013 fall season, the Belmont men’s and women’s golf teams are ready to return to the course to compete for an Ohio Valley Conference title this spring. In the preseason poll released last month, the men were selected to finish second behind defending champion […]

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