2012 Belmont Baseball Headlines

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    July 04, 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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    June 04, 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.
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    June 02, 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.
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    June 01, 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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    May 09, 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.
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    May 09, 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.
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    May 08, 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.
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    May 07, 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.
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    May 06, 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.
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    May 06, 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.
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    May 05, 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.
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    May 04, 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.
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