2012 Belmont Baseball Headlines

  • Zac Mitchell Signs With Wichita Wingnuts
    July 04, 2012
    WICHITA, Kan. - - Former Belmont University baseball standout Zac Mitchell has signed a professional contract with the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.
  • Zac Mitchell Named ABCA All-South Region
    June 25, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn – Belmont senior outfielder Zac Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) has been named to the 2012 ABCA/Rawlings All-South Region Second Team which was announced on Monday.
  • Drew Turner Feature - Shelbyville Times-Gazette
    June 22, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont Baseball outfielder Drew Turner is the subject of a feature article in the Shelbyville Times-Gazette.
  • Former Bruin Carlo Testa Named to Double-A All-Star Game
    June 20, 2012
    SPRINGFIELD, Ark. - - Former Belmont Baseball standout Carlo Testa has been named to the 2012 Texas League All-Star Game.
  • Baseball Adds Ray Eastman To 2012-13 Incoming Class
    June 04, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Head Coach Dave Jarvis announced the addition of Ray Eastman to the Belmont Bruins incoming class for 2012-13 on Monday afternoon. Eastman, a native of Oro Valley, Arizona, will add depth to the Belmont infield next season.
  • Baseball Drops 6-3 Decision to Louisiana Monroe to End Historic Season
    June 02, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. – The Belmont baseball team (39-24) fell to Louisiana Monroe (32-29) by a score of 6-3 on Saturday afternoon, eliminating the Bruins from the 2012 NCAA Regional Championships in Baton Rouge.
  • Game of Inches; Bruins Drop Regional Opener to Oregon State, 2-1
    June 01, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. – The Belmont baseball team (39-23) came just a few inches short of defeating Oregon State (39-18) in the opener of the 2012 NCAA Regional Championship in Baton Rouge on Friday afternoon.
  • Regional Update: Thursday Practice and Media Day
    May 31, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. - The Belmont baseball team (39-22) made its way to Baton Rouge, La. for its second straight NCAA Regional on Wednesday afternoon, and on Thursday it was time to begin preparation.
  • Television for NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Announced
    May 30, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS, La. - - Cox Sports Television and Jumbo Sports Network have been awarded the exclusive television rights to the 2012 NCAA Baseball Baton Rouge Regional, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
  • Belmont Baseball Prepares For Second Straight NCAA Regional
    May 29, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (39-22) will leave Wednesday afternoon for Baton Rouge, La. to play in its second straight NCAA Regional Championship this weekend. The Bruins, who will depart the University campus around 1:15 p.m., take on Oregon State at 2:00 p.m. CT in the first round of the regional that also features host LSU and UL-Monroe.
  • Bruins to Baton Rouge! Three Seed Belmont Plays Oregon State to Open NCAAs
    May 28, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (39-22) is heading back to the NCAA Tournament, and on Monday the Bruins received word that they will be competing in the Baton Rouge bracket hosted by LSU (43-16). Belmont, the three seed in the four-team region, will play Oregon State (38-18) in the first game of the tournament on Friday.
  • Belmont Baseball To Host Selection Show Watch Party Monday
    May 27, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont University Athletics will host a Selection Show Watch Party on Monday as the Belmont baseball team awaits its opponents and site of competition for the 2012 NCAA Regional. The gathering will take place at Sam's Sports Grill in Hillsboro Village at 10:30 a.m. CT with family, friends, fans, and media invited to join in the festivities.
  • Back 2 Back! Belmont Wins Second Straight A-Sun Title With 10-4 Win
    May 26, 2012
    DELAND, Fla. – The top seeded Belmont baseball team (39-22) used three of its most experienced pitchers, and a five hit, four-RBI performance by Tournament MVP Judah Akers (Cookeville, Tenn.) to defeat third seeded Kennesaw State (34-25) by a score of 10-4 and win the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship for the second straight season.
  • Bruins Top Mercer 10-3, Advance to Play FGCU Friday Night
    May 25, 2012
    DELAND, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (37-22) tacked on runs early to eliminate Mercer (38-21) from the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament for the second straight year on Friday in DeLand, Fla. The Bruins won by a score of 10-3 to advance to take on still undefeated Florida Gulf Coast Friday night at 6:00 p.m. CT.
  • Bruins Advance To Championship Saturday With 6-4 Victory Over FGCU
    May 25, 2012
    DELAND, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (38-22) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to top Florida Gulf Coast (26-30) by a score of 6-4 to advance to the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. CT. The Bruins, defending their 2011 Championship, will take on the winner of FGCU and Kennesaw State’s 12:00 p.m. CT contest.
  • Owls Upset Bruins, Hand Belmont First Loss of A-Sun Tourney
    May 24, 2012
    DELAND, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (36-22) fell to third seeded Kennesaw State (32-24) by a score of 3-1 in day two action at the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament on Thursday. With the defeat, the Bruins now face elimination in every contest throughout the championship, beginning with a 10:00 a.m. CT game against the loser of Mercer and FGCU on Friday in DeLand.
  • Judah Akers Named College Baseball 360 Player of the Day
    May 24, 2012
    DELAND, Fla. - Belmont junior Judah Akers (Cookeville, Tenn.) was named College Baseball 360 Postseason Player of the Day for his performance against Stetson on Wednesday night. The first baseman recorded three hits, including the game-winning walk-off single through the infield in the bottom of the 15th.
  • Bruins Top Stetson In 15 Innings In First Round of A-Sun Tournament
    May 23, 2012
    DELAND, Fla. – It took tying an Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament record of 15 innings to decide the first round game, but eventually the top seeded Belmont baseball team (36-21) defeated host Stetson (34-22) by a score of 4-3 in the bottom of the 15th to advance in the league championship on Wednesday night.
  • Seven Bruins Receive A-Sun Postseason Honors
    May 22, 2012
    MACON, Ga. – Seven members of the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champion Belmont Bruins earned postseason honors, as announced by the league on Tuesday.
  • Hamann, Brookshire, Akers Named to A-Sun All-Academic Team
    May 22, 2012
    MACON, Ga. – Three Belmont student-athletes were named to the inaugural Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball All-Academic Team, as announced by the league on Tuesday.
  • Hamann Earns Final A-Sun Pitcher of the Week Honor of 2012
    May 21, 2012
    MACON, Ga. - Senior captain Matt Hamann (Northbrook, Ill.) picked up the final Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week honor of the season on Monday.
  • Belmont Prepares to Defend Atlantic Sun Championship
    May 21, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - This week the Belmont baseball team (35-21, 17-10) will compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, returning to the place where 2011’s historic run began.
  • Brookshire, Mitchell, Buckelew Earn College Sports Madness Accolades
    May 21, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Three Belmont Bruins were named to the College Sports Madness All-Atlantic Sun Conference Team on Monday.
  • Bruins Win A-Sun Regular Season Championship With 10-4 Win
    May 19, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (35-21, 17-10) defeated Lipscomb (25-30, 14-13) by a score of 10-4 on Saturday to earn its first Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship.
  • Homers Help Hamann's Shutout of Lipscomb On Friday
    May 18, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (34-21, 16-10) came into the final series of the regular season in danger of missing the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.
  • Baseball Tops Lipscomb 2-1 For Program Record 33rd Regular Season Win
    May 17, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (33-21, 15-10) made its conference tournament hopes for 2012 a greater possibility after defeating cross-town rival Lipscomb (25-28, 14-11) by a score of 2-1 in the first contest of a three-game series on Thursday evening at Rose Park.
  • Bruins Host Lipscomb In Battle of the Boulevard Season Finale
    May 16, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - With only three games remaining on the Belmont baseball team's (32-21, 14-10) regular season schedule, the Bruins welcome cross-town rival Lipscomb (25-27, 14-10) to Rose Park this weekend for the annual Battle of the Boulevard.
  • Turner Leads Bruins Past Austin Peay With Ninth-Inning Heroics
    May 15, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Junior captain Drew Turner (Shelbyville, Tenn.) came through twice in the ninth inning to lead the Belmont baseball team (32-21) over Austin Peay (32-20) on Tuesday evening.
  • Baseball Hosts Austin Peay In Non-Conference Finale (No Audio)
    May 14, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (31-21, 14-10 A-Sun) will play its final non-conference game of the season on Tuesday. The Bruins host Austin Peay (32-19, 17-6 OVC) at 5:00 p.m. at Rose Park, attempting to sweep the Governors in a two-game season series for the first time since 2000.
  • Bruins Win Series Finale at FGCU, 8-6
    May 13, 2012
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (31-21, 14-10) defeated Florida Gulf Coast (21-29, 12-12) by a score of 8-6 in the series finale on Sunday afternoon. Junior Judah Akers (Cookeville, Tenn.) went two-for-five with three runs batted in and a run scored to lead the Bruins at the plate.
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