2012 Belmont Baseball Headlines

July 4, 2012
Zac Mitchell Signs With Wichita Wingnuts
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.

June 25, 2012
Zac Mitchell Named ABCA All-South Region
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.

June 22, 2012
Drew Turner Feature - Shelbyville Times-Gazette
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont Baseball outfielder Drew Turner is the subject of a feature article in the Shelbyville Times-Gazette.

June 20, 2012
Former Bruin Carlo Testa Named to Double-A All-Star Game
SPRINGFIELD, Ark. - - Former Belmont Baseball standout Carlo Testa has been named to the 2012 Texas League All-Star Game.

June 4, 2012
Baseball Adds Ray Eastman To 2012-13 Incoming Class
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.

June 2, 2012
Baseball Drops 6-3 Decision to Louisiana Monroe to End Historic Season
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.

June 1, 2012
Game of Inches; Bruins Drop Regional Opener to Oregon State, 2-1
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.

May 31, 2012
Regional Update: Thursday Practice and Media Day
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.

May 30, 2012
Television for NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Announced
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.

May 29, 2012
Belmont Baseball Prepares For Second Straight NCAA Regional
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.

May 28, 2012
Bruins to Baton Rouge! Three Seed Belmont Plays Oregon State to Open NCAAs
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.

May 27, 2012
Belmont Baseball To Host Selection Show Watch Party Monday
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.

May 26, 2012
Back 2 Back! Belmont Wins Second Straight A-Sun Title With 10-4 Win
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.

May 25, 2012
Bruins Top Mercer 10-3, Advance to Play FGCU Friday Night
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.

May 25, 2012
Bruins Advance To Championship Saturday With 6-4 Victory Over FGCU
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.

May 24, 2012
Owls Upset Bruins, Hand Belmont First Loss of A-Sun Tourney
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.

May 24, 2012
Judah Akers Named College Baseball 360 Player of the Day
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.

May 23, 2012
Bruins Top Stetson In 15 Innings In First Round of A-Sun Tournament
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.

May 22, 2012
Seven Bruins Receive A-Sun Postseason Honors
MACON, Ga. – Seven members of the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champion Belmont Bruins earned postseason honors, as announced by the league on Tuesday.

May 22, 2012
Hamann, Brookshire, Akers Named to A-Sun All-Academic Team
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.

May 21, 2012
Hamann Earns Final A-Sun Pitcher of the Week Honor of 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.

May 21, 2012
Belmont Prepares to Defend Atlantic Sun Championship
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.

May 21, 2012
Brookshire, Mitchell, Buckelew Earn College Sports Madness Accolades
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Three Belmont Bruins were named to the College Sports Madness All-Atlantic Sun Conference Team on Monday.

May 19, 2012
Bruins Win A-Sun Regular Season Championship With 10-4 Win
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.

May 18, 2012
Homers Help Hamann's Shutout of Lipscomb On Friday
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.

May 17, 2012
Baseball Tops Lipscomb 2-1 For Program Record 33rd Regular Season Win
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.

May 16, 2012
Bruins Host Lipscomb In Battle of the Boulevard Season Finale
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.

May 15, 2012
Turner Leads Bruins Past Austin Peay With Ninth-Inning Heroics
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.

May 14, 2012
Baseball Hosts Austin Peay In Non-Conference Finale (No Audio)
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.

May 13, 2012
Bruins Win Series Finale at FGCU, 8-6
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.

May 12, 2012
Baseball Drops Pair of Games at FGCU on Saturday
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (30-21, 13-10) dropped a pair of games at Florida Gulf Coast (21-28, 12-11) on Saturday afternoon. The Bruins fell by a score of 1-0 in game one, and then fell to the Eagles in the ninth by a score of 5-4 in the back half of the doubleheader.

May 10, 2012
Baseball Returns to A-Sun Action at FGCU This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (30-19, 13-8) returns to Atlantic Sun Conference action this weekend, playing at Florida Gulf Coast (19-28, 10-11) in its final road series of the regular season.

May 9, 2012
Bruins Earn 30th Win With Shutout at UT Martin
MARTIN, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (30-19, 13-8 A-Sun) recorded its 30th win of the season with a 5-0 shutout of UT Martin (12-35, 6-15 OVC) on Wednesday evening.

May 9, 2012
Baseball Signee Roberts Named TCCAA Player of the Year
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont Baseball signee K.J. Roberts was recently named Tennessee Community College Athletics Association Player of the Year for his performance this season. He was named also named First Team All-Conference, as both honors were voted on by the league’s coaches.

May 8, 2012
Baseball Attempts To Sweep Skyhawks Wednesday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (29-19, 13-8 A-Sun) will play its penultimate non-conference game of the regular season on Wednesday. The Bruins head back on the road to play UT Martin (12-34, 6-15 OVC) for the second time this season.

May 7, 2012
Feature - Carlo Testa's Success On Many Levels
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Former Belmont standout Carlo Testa is currently batting a professional career best .319, and he is doing it at the highest level yet.

May 6, 2012
Drew Turner Earns Academic All-District Honors
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Junior captain Drew Turner (Shelbyville, Tenn.) earned Capital One Academic All-District honors for his performance on and off the field this season. He was one of three outfielders, and just 11 student-athletes from the states of Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia, to be selected from District Three.

May 6, 2012
Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short In 6-2 Loss to Ospreys
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Following six shutout innings for both squads, North Florida (28-20, 9-12) was able to strike earlier and more often than Belmont (29-19, 13-8) during the final three frames, winning the series with a 6-2 victory over the Bruins on Sunday afternoon at Rose Park.

May 5, 2012
Big Inning Plagues Baseball in Setback to North Florida
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont Baseball (29-18, 13-7 Atlantic Sun) dropped a 4-1 decision to North Florida (27-20, 8-12 Atlantic Sun) Saturday evening at E.S. Rose Park.

May 4, 2012
Brookshire's Complete Game Leads Belmont In 6-1 Win Over UNF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (29-17, 13-6) defeated North Florida (26-20, 7-12) by a score of 6-1 in the first game of the weekend series with the Ospreys. Junior Chase Brookshire (Chattanooga, Tenn.) was masterful on the mound, scattering five hits and allowing just one run in his first complete game of the season.

May 3, 2012
Bruins Host North Florida In A-Sun Action This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - This weekend marks the first Atlantic Sun Conference home games for the Belmont baseball team (28-17, 12-6) since sweeping USC Upstate in early April. The Bruins, who are currently second in the conference standings, host North Florida (26-19, 7-11) in a three-game series beginning Friday at 5:00 p.m.

May 2, 2012
Bruins Drop Eleven-Inning Contest at Evansville, 1-0
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Wednesday night’s game between Belmont (28-17, 12-6 A-Sun) and Evansville (27-18, 7-8 MVC) felt a lot like the first meeting between these two teams back on opening day.

May 1, 2012
Baseball Returns To Action At Evansville On Wednesday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (28-16, 12-6 A-Sun) returns to action after just over a week off to play at Evansville (26-18, 7-9 MVC) in a midweek non-conference contest this Wednesday.

April 30, 2012
Belmont Baseball Announces Summer Camp For June
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Head Coach Dave Jarvis announced the dates and details of this year's Belmont Baseball Summer Camp on Monday. The camp for children aged 6 to 13 will take place June 19-21 of 2012.

April 24, 2012
Bruins Defeat UT Martin 6-3 On Tuesday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A four-run fifth inning led the Belmont baseball team (28-16, 12-6 A-Sun) past UT Martin (10-30, 4-11 OVC) by a score of 6-3 on Tuesday evening at Rose Park. The Bruins received all of their scoring in the fourth and fifth, while the BU pitching allowed the Skyhawks only three runs in the top of fourth.

April 24, 2012
Baseball Hosts UT-Martin Tuesday Night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (27-16, 12-6 A-Sun) will host UT-Martin (10-29, 4-11 OVC) Tuesday night at 5:30 p.m. before taking a week off for finals. The last time the Bruins and Skyhawks met, BU swept Martin in a doubleheader, setting an NCAA record with 19 first-inning runs in game one.

April 23, 2012
Matt Hamann Earns A-Sun Pitcher of the Week Honors
MACON, Ga. - Senior captain Matt Hamann (Northbrook, Ill.) was named Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the conference on Monday. The right-hander led the Belmont baseball team to its only win over Kennesaw State this weekend.

April 22, 2012
Bruins Drop 4-3 Contest In Series Finale at KSU
KENNESAW, Ga. – The Belmont baseball team (27-16, 12-6) lost a 4-3 contest at Kennesaw State (26-17, 12-6) to drop the series to the Owls on Sunday. Senior Dylan Craig (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) led the Bruins at the plate with two hits and two runs batted in on the day.

April 21, 2012
Bruins Top Kennesaw State 11-1 To Even Series
KENNESAW, Ga. – The Belmont baseball team (27-15, 12-5) evened the weekend series at one game apiece, defeating Kennesaw State (25-17, 11-6) by a score of 11-1 on Saturday afternoon in Kennesaw.

April 20, 2012
Garrett Fanchier Named To Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List
WICHITA, Kan. - Senior Garrett Fanchier (Lebanon, Tenn.) was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List on Thursday.

April 20, 2012
Baseball Drops Game One at Kennesaw State In 10 Innings
KENNESAW, Ga. – The Belmont baseball team (26-15, 11-5) lost on a walk-off for the second straight game, falling to Kennesaw State (25-16, 11-5) by a score of 9-8 in 10 innings on Friday night. The Owls scored six unanswered runs to end the game and defeated the Bruins in the first tilt of the series.

April 19, 2012
Belmont Returns To A-Sun Play At Kennesaw State This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (26-14, 11-4) returns to Atlantic Sun Conference play this weekend, traveling to Kennesaw State (24-16, 10-5) to take on the Owls in a three-game series. The Bruins are in first place, and one game ahead of KSU in the conference standings.

April 18, 2012
Baseball Falls to Tennessee Tech On Walk-Off Homer
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (26-14, 11-4 A-Sun) gave up three runs in the bottom of the ninth and lost on a walk off home run to Tennessee Tech (16-20, 6-6 OVC) by a score of 7-6 on Wednesday night. The Bruins fell to the Golden Eagles on a walk off homer in a 9-8 loss in Cookeville last season.

April 17, 2012
Baseball Signs Dom Veltri to Letter of Intent
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Head Coach Dave Jarvis and the Belmont baseball staff announced the signing of Dom Veltri to a National Letter of Intent on Tuesday afternoon.

April 17, 2012
Ludwig Leads Baseball In Shutout of Western Kentucky
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (26-13, 11-4 A-Sun) defeated Western Kentucky (14-22, 6-9 Sun Belt) by a score of 7-0 on Tuesday night in Nashville. Freshman Dan Ludwig (Naperville, Ill.) recorded his fourth straight quality outing, striking out five and walking none in eight innings of shutout baseball.

April 16, 2012
Phillip Parsley Honored by College Sports Madness
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Belmont senior Phillip Parsley (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) was named College Sports Madness Player of the Week for the Atlantic Sun Conference on Monday. It marked the outfielder's first career weekly honor as a Bruin.

April 16, 2012
Western Kentucky and Tennessee Tech Up Next For Baseball
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (25-13, 11-4 A-Sun) returns to action this week with a pair of non-conference contests against two teams the Bruins have already defeated once this season. BU hosts Western Kentucky (14-21, 6-9 Sun Belt) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., and plays at Tennessee Tech (15-20, 6-6 OV) on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

April 15, 2012
Belmont Avoids Sweep With Marathon Victory Over Mercer
MACON, Ga. – Senior Phillip Parsley (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) played the hero as the Belmont baseball team (25-13, 11-4) defeated Mercer (23-15, 6-9) by a score of 7-6 in a marathon of a game in Macon on Sunday. The Bruins and the Bears played 13 innings for four hours and 45 minutes, as Belmont avoided the sweep on Parsley’s game-winning single.

April 14, 2012
Baseball Drops Game Two at Mercer
MACON, Ga. – The Belmont baseball team (24-13, 10-4) fell to Mercer (23-14, 6-8) by a score of 10-4 on Saturday afternoon, clinching its first series loss in Atlantic Sun Conference play this season. Senior captain Zac Mitchell (Cordova, Tenn.) was one of the few bright spots of the day, going three-for-four in the defeat.

April 13, 2012
Bruins' Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short at Mercer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (24-12, 10-3) lost the opening game of the weekend series for the first time in Atlantic Sun Conference play this season, falling to Mercer (22-14, 5-8) by a score of 7-4 on Friday night. Senior captain Zac Mitchell (Cordova, Tenn.) went two-for-four and drove in two runs in the defeat.

April 12, 2012
Bruins Return To A-Sun Play At Mercer This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (24-11, 10-2) leaves Tennessee for the first time since returning from a sweep of Jacksonville this weekend, playing at Mercer (21-14, 4-8) in a three game Atlantic Sun Conference series starting Friday at 5:00 p.m.

April 11, 2012
Baseball Falls at Vanderbilt on Wednesday Night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team’s (24-11) eight-game winning streak was broken by cross-town rival Vanderbilt (14-19) with a 7-0 loss at Hawkins Field on Wednesday night. The Bruins weren’t able to get any offense going, as freshman Matt Beaty (Dresden, Tenn.) recorded all three Belmont hits in the defeat.

April 11, 2012
Hamann Earns Regional Pitcher of the Week Honors
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Senior captain Matt Hamann (Northbrook, Ill.) added College Baseball Insider Southeast Pitcher of the Week to his recent accolades on Wednesday. The right-hander was one of five pitchers to receive the honors for their performance over the weekend.

April 10, 2012
Belmont Plays Tennessee Tech and Vandy This Week
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (23-10, 10-2 A-Sun) will play a pair of non-conference contests in Nashville this week, before heading to Macon for a three-game league series at Mercer. The Bruins host Tennessee Tech (13-17, 5-4 OVC) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., and will play at Vanderbilt (13-19, 4-8 SEC) on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

April 10, 2012
Baseball Tops Tennessee Tech 8-1 Tuesday Night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (24-10, 10-2 A-Sun) extended its winning streak to eight games while snapping a seven game losing streak against Tennessee Tech (13-18, 5-4 OVC), as the Bruins defeated the Golden Eagles by a score of 8-1, its first win in the series since 2007.

April 9, 2012
Matt Hamann Named A-Sun Pitcher of the Week
MACON, Ga. - Senior captain Matt Hamann (Northbrook, Ill.) was named Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week for his complete game one-hitter against USC Upstate this weekend. It marked the third weekly conference honor in the senior's career, and the first this season.

April 9, 2012
Baseball Earns National Pitching Staff of the Week Honors
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - On the heels of a 4-0 week, and senior captain Matt Hamann's A-Sun weekly honor, the Belmont Baseball pitching staff was also named National Staff of the Week by InsidePitching.com on Monday.

April 7, 2012
Baseball Completes The Sweep Of Upstate With 7-1 Win
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (23-10, 10-2) is out to its best start ever in Atlantic Sun Conference play, as the Bruins secured sole possession of first place in the league after completing their first ever series sweep against USC Upstate (21-11, 7-5) with a 7-1 home victory on Saturday.

April 6, 2012
Bruins Sweep Doubleheader With Pair Of Prime Pitching Performances
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team’s (22-10, 9-2) pitching staff has been performing well through the first half of the 2012 season, but nothing like the display put on by junior Chase Brookshire (Chattanooga, Tenn.), senior captain Matt Hamann (Northbrook, Ill.), and senior Garrett Fanchier (Lebanon, Tenn.) in a pair of wins over USC Upstate (21-10, 7-4) on Friday afternoon.

April 5, 2012
Baseball Hosts USC Upstate This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (20-10, 7-2) returns home after winning four straight road games to host USC Upstate (21-8, 7-2) in a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series this weekend. The two squads are currently tied with Kennesaw State for first in the league.

April 3, 2012
Judah Akers Honored By College Sports Madness
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Junior Judah Akers (Cookeville, Tenn.) was named the College Sports Madness Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week on Monday. Akers helped lead the Belmont baseball team (19-10, 7-2) to a road sweep of Jacksonville this past weekend.

April 3, 2012
Bruins Get 20th Win in 6-2 Victory at Austin Peay
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (20-10, 7-2 A-Sun) defeated Austin Peay (18-11, 6-0 OVC) by a score of 6-2 on the road Tuesday night, snapping the Governors’ seven game win streak. The Bruins have now won six of their last seven games.

April 2, 2012
Baseball Plays At Austin Peay On Tuesday Night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (19-10, 7-2 A-Sun), fresh off a road sweep of Jacksonville, will travel to Clarksville to play a non-conference contest against Austin Peay (18-10, 6-0 OVC) on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

April 1, 2012
Baseball Clinches Weekend Series With 6-4 Win at Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (18-10, 6-2) clinched the weekend series with a 6-4 victory over Jacksonville (11-17, 1-4) over the span of two days. The Bruins led the Dolphins 2-1 after Saturday’s action, and outscored Jacksonville 4-3 Sunday afternoon to win Game Two.

April 1, 2012
Bruins Sweep Jacksonville, Win 4-3 In Series Finale
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (19-10, 7-2) completed the sweep of Jacksonville (11-18, 1-5) with a weird and wild 4-3 victory in seven innings on Sunday.

March 30, 2012
Baseball Travels To Jacksonville For Weekend Series
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (16-10, 4-2) travels to Jacksonville this weekend to challenge the Dolphins (11-15, 1-2) to a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series.

March 30, 2012
Brookshire Leads Baseball In Shutout of Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Belmont baseball team (17-10, 5-2) won its third straight Atlantic Sun Conference series opener on Friday, defeating Jacksonville (11-16, 1-3) by a score of 4-0. Junior Chase Brookshire (Chattanooga, Tenn.) was masterful on the mound, scattering four hits in seven shutout innings for the win.

March 28, 2012
Dylan Craig Featured In Nashville City Paper
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Senior Dylan Craig (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) sat down with Jerome Boettcher of the Nashville City Paper to discuss his recent success and what has been an illustrious career thus far.

March 27, 2012
William Dodd Named to CollegeBaseball360.com's Weekly Honor Roll
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont sophomore William Dodd (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) was honored by CollegeBaseball360.com on Tuesday.

March 25, 2012
Baseball Falls to No. 15 Stetson In Extra Innings
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (16-10, 4-2) scored one run in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game and send it into extra innings, but No. 15 Stetson (16-8, 1-2) tallied two runs in the top of the 10th to top the Bruins 6-4 in the final game of the weekend series and avoid the sweep.

March 24, 2012
Craig Becomes All-Time Hits Leader at Belmont As Bruins Shutout No. 15 Hatters
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (16-9, 4-1) defeated No. 15 Stetson (15-8, 0-2) by a score of 5-0 to clinch the weekend series against last year's regular season Atlantic Sun Conference Champion.

March 23, 2012
Bruins Shatter No. 15 Stetson In 23-4 Victory
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (15-9, 3-1 A-Sun) picked up right where it left off last season against Stetson (15-7, 0-1 A-Sun). The Bruins defeated the No. 15 ranked Hatters by a score of 23-4 on Friday evening, which felt slightly like the 15-3 Belmont victory over Stetson in the first game of last year’s Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.

March 22, 2012
Baseball Hosts No. 15 Hatters This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (14-9, 2-1) will host No. 15 Stetson (15-6, 0-0) in its first home conference series of the season this weekend. The Bruins got the better of the Hatters in three out of four meetings last year, including a 15-3 victory in the first game of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.

March 22, 2012
Baseball and Softball to Host Home Games on ASun.TV In 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont Athletics announced the ASun.TV coverage package for this spring on Thursday.

March 21, 2012
Thoroughbreds Even Season Series With 11-5 Win Over Bruins
MURRAY, Ky. – The Belmont baseball team (14-9, 2-1) gave up double digit runs for only the second time this season, falling to Murray State (12-10, 0-0) by a score of 11-5 on Wednesday afternoon. With the Bruins win over the Thoroughbreds earlier this season, Belmont and Murray State have now split the season series each of the past four years.

March 20, 2012
Baseball Plays at Western Kentucky and Murray State In the Midweek
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (13-8, 2-1) is set to play a pair of non-conference road games this week. The Bruins will be at Western Kentucky (8-11, 1-2) on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m., and at Murray State (10-10, 0-0) on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

March 20, 2012
Baseball Escapes Western Kentucky With 6-5 Victory
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Belmont baseball team (14-8, 2-1) defeated Western Kentucky (8-12, 1-2) by a score of 6-5 on the road Tuesday evening. Junior Josh Davis (Fayetteville, Ga.) improved to 4-1 on the season with the win, allowing two runs on five hits in the start.

March 18, 2012
Akers Drives In Game-Winner At ETSU On Sunday
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (13-8, 2-1) defeated ETSU (10-8, 1-2) by a score of 4-3 to win the first Atlantic Sun Conference series of the season. Junior Judah Akers (Cookeville, Tenn.) went two-for-three with the game-winning RBI triple to lead the Bruins at the plate.

March 17, 2012
Baseball Snaps Four-Game Winning Streak at ETSU
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (12-8, 1-1) allowed three runs in the first inning and eventually fell to ETSU (10-7, 1-1) by a score of 8-3 on Saturday afternoon. Freshman Matt Beaty (Dresden, Tenn.) went two-for-four with a two-run home run to lead the Bruins at the plate.

March 16, 2012
Homers By Ritchie, Craig Lead Baseball Over ETSU In A-Sun Opener
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (12-7, 1-0) opened up Atlantic Sun Conference play with an 8-2 victory on the road at ETSU (9-7, 0-1) Friday afternoon. The Bruins have now won eight straight games against the Buccaneers, and became the first team to top ETSU in the conference’s opening weekend since 2009.

March 15, 2012
Baseball Opens Conference Play at ETSU This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Following a solid weekend at SEC foe Auburn, and a couple of midweek home wins over Middle Tennessee and Valparaiso, the Belmont baseball team (11-7, 0-0) will open up Atlantic Sun Conference play on the road at ETSU (9-6, 0-0) this weekend.

March 14, 2012
Baseball Tops Valpo 5-3 On Wednesday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (11-7) defeated Valparaiso (4-12) by a score of 5-3 on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Dylan Craig (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) extended his hitting streak to 10 games on a two-for-three afternoon at the plate.

March 13, 2012
Twenty Runs Lead Baseball Past Middle Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (10-7) exploded for 20 runs as the Bruins defeated Middle Tennessee (10-7) by a score of 20-5 on Tuesday. Sophomore William Dodd (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) went three-for-four with a double and a home run to lead BU at the plate.

March 12, 2012
Game Times For Weekend At ETSU Changed
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team's games at East Tennessee State University this upcoming weekend have been moved up due to the lack of lighting at the Buccaneers' new stadium.

March 12, 2012
Baseball Hosts MTSU and Valpo This Week
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Fresh off its first road trip of the year, the Belmont baseball team (9-7) will return home to host a pair of non-conference games at Rose Park this week. The Bruins will take on Middle Tennessee (10-6) on Tuesday and host Valparaiso (4-10) on Wednesday.

March 11, 2012
Baseball Defeats Auburn 3-1 In Series Finale
AUBURN, Ala. – The Belmont baseball team (9-7) defeated Auburn (10-7) by a score of 3-1 in the final game of the weekend series on Sunday. Junior captain Drew Turner (Shelbyville, Tenn.) was responsible for all three Bruin runs, scoring two and driving in another to lead BU at the plate.

March 10, 2012
Baseball Falls 3-2 at Auburn on Saturday
AUBURN, Ala. – The Belmont baseball team (8-7) dropped game two of the weekend series to Auburn (10-6) by a score of 3-2 on Saturday. The Bruins fell by one run for the second straight contest, and will attempt to take one from the Tigers in the final tilt of the series on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

March 9, 2012
Baseball Falls at Auburn in Bottom of the Ninth
AUBURN, Ala. – The Belmont baseball team (8-6) scored two runs to tie the game in the top of the ninth, but it wasn't enough to top Auburn (9-6), who scored one in the bottom of the ninth to win the first game of the weekend series by a score of 6-5 on Friday night.

March 9, 2012
Recent Baseball Signee Roberts Named TCCAA Player of the Week
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Recent Belmont baseball signee KJ Roberts was recently named Tennessee Community College Athletic Association Player of the Week. The Jackson State Community College center fielder will join Bruin squad for next spring’s 2013 season.

March 8, 2012
Baseball Plays At Auburn In Three-Game Series This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team (8-5) will head on the road for the first time this season, playing at Auburn (8-6) in a three-game series this weekend.

March 7, 2012
Baseball Beats 'Breds 3-2 In 10 Innings
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (8-5) won the sixth game of its last seven contests, topping Murray State (8-5) by a score of 3-2 in 10 innings on Wednesday night. Junior Jared Breen (Marietta, Ga.) hit an RBI double to left center field to win the game with a walk-off at Rose Park.

March 6, 2012
Baseball Hosts Vandy and Murray State This Week
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team will cap off its 13-game home stand to start the 2012 season with a pair of contests at Rose Park this week. The Bruins will host cross-town rival Vanderbilt on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. and future conference opponent Murray State on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

March 6, 2012
Dodd's Grand Slam Leads Baseball Past Vandy, 6-5
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (7-5) defeated cross-town rival Vanderbilt (4-8) for the first time since 2009, and only the fifth time in the NCAA era, as the Bruins topped the Commodores by a score of 6-5 on Tuesday night at Rose Park.

March 5, 2012
Zac Mitchell Named A-Sun Player of the Week
MACON, Ga. – Senior captain Zac Mitchell (Cordova, Tenn.) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week for his play against Southern Illinois and Butler, as was announced on Monday by the league office. It marked his first career weekly A-Sun honor.

March 4, 2012
Mitchell, Buckelew Lead Baseball Over Butler
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (6-5) earned its fourth victory in its last five games, defeating Butler (3-7) by a score of 8-2 to win the three game series on Sunday afternoon.

March 3, 2012
Jarvis Records Win 400 at Belmont as Baseball Splits With Butler
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont offense continued its hot week at the plate, and head coach Dave Jarvis recorded his 400th win with the Bruins, as the team (5-5) split a Saturday doubleheader against Butler (3-6) at Rose Park. Belmont won the first contest by a score of 12-4, and dropped game two 8-7.

February 29, 2012
Bruin Offense Leads Baseball Past Southern Illinois, 14-7
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (4-4) used an eight-run opening frame to defeat Southern Illinois (4-4) by a score of 14-7 on Wednesday night. Freshman Matt Beaty (Dresden, Tenn.) went three-for-four with a grand slam, while junior Judah Akers (Cookeville, Tenn.) was a perfect five-for-five on the night.

February 28, 2012
Baseball Pushed Back to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team's home contest against Southern Illinois will be pushed back to a 5:00 p.m. start due to inclement weather.

February 26, 2012
Pitching, Defense Lead Baseball Past UALR, 3-0
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three Bruin pitchers combined for a shutout, as the Belmont baseball team (3-4) defeated Arkansas-Little Rock (5-3) by a score of 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at Rose Park. Sophomore James Buckelew (Lawrenceville, Ga.) improved to 2-0 on the mound after allowing five hits in a six-inning start.

February 25, 2012
Bradley Beats Baseball 2-1 On Saturday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (2-4) allowed only two runs for the third time this season, but failed to top Bradley (3-2), falling to the Braves by a score of 2-1 on Saturday afternoon at Rose Park.

February 24, 2012
Ludwig Strikes Out 10 In Loss to UALR
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (2-3) gave up four runs in the first innings and never recovered, falling to Arkansas-Little Rock by a score of 7-0 on Friday. Freshman Dan Ludwig (Naperville, Ill.) struck out 10 Trojan batters in his six inning start.

February 23, 2012
Baseball To Play Four At Home This Weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team is set to play four games at Rose Park this weekend, beginning with No. 24 Oregon on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. The Bruins will then host Arkansas-Little Rock on Friday, Bradley on Saturday, and UALR once again on Sunday.

February 23, 2012
Baseball Falls to Oregon on Thursday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (2-2) fell to Oregon (4-1) by a score of 13-4 in non-conference action on Thursday evening. Junior captain Drew Turner (Shelbyville, Tenn.) and junior Jared Breen (Marietta, Ga.) both homered in the defeat.

February 20, 2012
A-Sun Insider: Chase Brookshire Pitches the Importance of SAAC
MACON, Ga. - In the latest edition of the Atlantic Sun Insider, Chase Brookshire (Chattanooga, Tenn.) discusses why he feels the voice of student-athletes via the Student-Athlete Advisory Council is crucial in order to positively impact campuses and communities.

February 20, 2012
Scott Moses Named A-Sun Pitcher of the Week
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont freshman Scott Moses (Englewood, Tenn.) was named the first Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week of 2012 after leading the Bruins to a season-opening victory over Evansville on Friday.

February 19, 2012
Baseball Slides By Saint Louis On Sunday Afternoon
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (2-1) scored four runs in the fifth inning en route to a 5-4 victory over Saint Louis (1-3) on Sunday afternoon at Rose Park. Sophomore Greg Brody (Dacula, Ga.) went two-for-four with an RBI to lead the Bruins at the plate.

February 18, 2012
Baseball Drops 2-0 Decision to Kansas
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (1-1) dropped a 2-0 decision at home to Kansas (3-0) on Saturday afternoon as part of the Music City Classic in Nashville. Junior captain Drew Turner (Shelbyville, Tenn.) led the Bruins at the plate with a pair of singles in the defeat.

February 17, 2012
Baseball Opens 2012 Campaign at Home With Music City Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It is finally that time. The Belmont baseball team will begin its quest to defend its Atlantic Sun Conference Championship and return to the NCAA Tournament with three non-conference games this weekend as part of the Music City Classic.

February 17, 2012
Baseball Shuts Out Evansville 2-0 In Season Opener
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Many stated that the Belmont baseball team’s strength coming into the 2012 season was pitching. That proved to be true on opening day as junior Chase Brookshire (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and freshman Scott Moses (Englewood, Tenn.) combined for 13 strikeouts in nine innings of shutout baseball, leading the Bruins (1-0) over Evansville (0-1) on Friday night.

February 9, 2012
Baseball Ranked 24th in Preseason Mid-Major Poll
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Opening day is just over one week away, but the Belmont baseball team continues to get recognized by national publications as a team to watch in 2012.

February 2, 2012
Baseball 2012 Media Guide Now Available
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont Baseball 2012 Media Guide is now available for media and fans alike to peruse at their leisure. The Bruins' season begins just about two weeks from now, so get familiar with the team and the program with this guide to the upcoming year.

February 1, 2012
Baseball Picked Fourth In A-Sun Poll; Craig, Hamann Honored
MACON, Ga. – The Belmont baseball team was selected fourth in the Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, while seniors Dylan Craig (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) and Matt Hamann (Northbrook, Ill.) earned Preseason All-Conference honors, as announced by the league Wednesday afternoon.

January 30, 2012
Baseball Earns Votes In Preseason NCBWA Poll
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Practice only started on Friday, but the preseason recognition continues to come in for the Belmont baseball team this spring. The Bruins were receiving votes in the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Preseason Top 35 Poll, released late last week.

January 29, 2012
Vote For the 2012 A-Sun Preseason Baseball Awards
MACON, Ga. - Three Belmont baseball team members are up for Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason Player and Pitcher of the Year honors. The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2012 Awards.

January 27, 2012
Baseball Receiving Votes In USA Today/ESPN Preseason Poll
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When the 2012 USA Today/ESPN Preseason Baseball Coaches’ Poll was released on Thursday evening, the Belmont baseball team was receiving votes for the first time in program history. The Bruin squad earned four votes in the first poll of the year after enjoying its most successful season ever in 2011.

December 5, 2011
Belmont Baseball Holds Annual Parkwood Clinics
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team held its annual Parkwood Clinics over the weekend. The Bruins host the Parkwood Clinics each year as a way of giving back to the community.

November 17, 2011
Baseball Preseason Camp Dates Announced for January/February
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team announced the dates for this winter’s Preseason Baseball Camp on Thursday. The Bruins will host the camp for any individuals aged 13 to high school seniors at E.S. Rose Park and/or the Indoor Facility at Greer Stadium.

November 17, 2011
Baseball Adds KJ Roberts During Signing Period
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont Baseball Head Coach Dave Jarvis and his staff announced the signing of outfielder KJ Roberts out of Jackson State Community College to a National Letter of Intent on Thursday.

November 10, 2011
Baseball Signs Infielder Austin Loyd To NLI
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Head Coach Dave Jarvis and the Belmont baseball staff announced the signing of infielder Austin Loyd to a National Letter of Intent on Thursday afternoon.

November 1, 2011
Fall Series Recap - Navy Wins In Seven
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team concluded its annual Fall World Series over the weekend, as the Navy Team won the final two contests by a combined score of 15-2 to take the series in seven games.

October 31, 2011
Fall Series Recap - Games Three and Four
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team continued its annual Fall World Series last week, as the Navy Team tied the series at 2-2 after a pair of tight victories over the Grey Team.

October 21, 2011
Baseball Releases 2012 Schedule
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team and Head Coach Dave Jarvis released the Bruins’ 2012 spring schedule on Friday afternoon. In an effort to defend its Atlantic Sun Conference championship, return to the NCAA Regional, and reach its first ever College World Series, BU has set up a difficult non-conference schedule to start the season.

October 14, 2011
Fall Series Recap - Game Two
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team played Game Two of its annual Fall World Series on Thursday afternoon, as the Grey Team took a 2-0 lead in the series with a 7-4 victory over the Navy Team.

October 12, 2011
Fall Series Recap - Game One
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team began its annual Fall World Series on Tuesday at Rose Park in Nashville. Assistant Coach Scott's Hall's Grey Team defeated Assistant Coach Aaron Smith's Navy Team by a score of 11-4 in Game One.

October 10, 2011
Baseball To Open Fall World Series On Tuesday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team will play its annual Fall World Series this month at E.S. Rose Park. The new 2012 Bruins will split into two teams, Navy and Red, for the seven game series.

October 5, 2011
Feature - Q&A With Matt Hamann
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Senior baseball pitcher Matt Hamann (Northbrook, Ill.) sat down with Bruin Insider Donny Turnbaugh this week to have a question and answer session on some of the baseball player's favorite things. Check out the complete discussion below.

October 3, 2011
Belmont Baseball Played Alumni Game - Photos
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team held an Alumni Game over the weekend at E.S. Rose Park. The 2012 Bruins defeated the group of alumni players by a score of 10-4.

September 27, 2011
Spots Available For Baseball Showcase Camp October 8th
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Belmont baseball team's upcoming Showcase Camp, scheduled for October 8th, still has spots available.

September 16, 2011
Belmont Baseball Receives Championship Rings on Friday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In an intimate ceremony that included coaches, players, Athletics Director Mike Strickland, and University President Dr. Robert Fisher, the Belmont baseball team received their championship rings on Monday morning.

August 19, 2011
Dave Jarvis to Leadoff Belmont Partnership with Super Talk 99.7 WTN
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University baseball head coach Dave Jarvis will be the first guest in a new partnership between Belmont University Athletics and special programming on Super Talk 99.7 WTN.