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September 10, 2012
Softball Unveils 2012 Fall Schedule of Games
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont softball team will suit up for the first time in late September to open its 2012 Fall slate of games.
July 17, 2012
Space Still Available for Softball's Youth Elite Summer Camp
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont softball coach Chris Kuhlmeyer announced today that registration remains open and spaces are still available for the Youth Elite Summer Camp on July 25 and 26 at E.S. Rose Park.
May 8, 2012
Byers Named First Team All-Conference by Atlantic Sun
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The postseason honors continued for Belmont senior Ashley Byers as she was named a First Team All-Conference selection by the Atlantic Sun Conference on Tuesday. It is the first time Byers has been named to a postseason all-conference team and the first time for a Belmont player to make the A-Sun All-Conference team since Devon Schmidt was named to the All-Freshman team in 2010. She is just the second player in school history to make the A-Sun first team.
May 7, 2012
Softball's Ashley Byers Named Second Team Atlantic Sun by College Sports Madness
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont's season may have ended on Saturday, but the post season honors have just begun for senior Ashley Byers. Byers was named to the Atlantic Sun Second team by College Sports Madness on Monday.
May 5, 2012
Softball Falls to USC Upstate on Senior Day
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (12-36, 7-11 A-Sun) came up short in its bid for a berth in what would have been the school's first Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament with two losses to USC Upstate on Saturday. The doubleheader also gave the Bruins a chance to honor the team's seniors with Senior Day ceremonies.
May 4, 2012
Softball Hosts ETSU and USC Upstate for Home Finale
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (11-34, 5-9 A-Sun) hosts two Atlantic Sun opponents this weekend as the Bruins close out the regular season. ETSU and USC Upstate pay their first visit to E.S. Rose Park with Belmont taking on ETSU on Friday, with the first game 4 p.m. and then hosting USC Upstate for Senior Day on Saturday, with the first game at 5 p.m.
May 4, 2012
Softball Sweeps ETSU to Stay Alive in Conference Race
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont (13-34, 7-9 A-Sun) picked up two must-have wins against ETSU on Friday evening at E.S. Rose Park. The Bruins took game one, 5-2, and game two, 6-3. Belmont returns to action tomorrow afternoon, with the first game against USC Upstate beginning at 4:30 p.m.
May 2, 2012
Softball Travels to Southeast Missouri State for Non-Conference Finale
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After a welcome week off of games for finals, Belmont will travel to Cape Girardeau, Mo., for the non-conference finale against Southeast Missouri State at 5 p.m. this evening.
May 2, 2012
Softball Falls in Two Close Games at Southeast Missouri State
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - - Belmont (11-34) lost two close games on the road at Southeast Missouri State Wednesday night, including a ten inning marathon in which the Bruins scored a season high 13 runs. Game one was also close as the Redhawks took a 3-5 win.
April 21, 2012
Softball Shutout at Kennesaw State
KENNESAW, Ga. -- Belmont (11-32, 5-9 A-Sun) dropped a doubleheader at Kennesaw State on Saturday. The Bruins lost the first game, 0-8 and fell in game two, 0-9.
April 20, 2012
Softball Heads to Georgia for Conference Matchups with Mercer, Kennesaw State
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Following an eight game home stand at Rose Park, Belmont will hit the road for eight games, beginning with four straight in Georgia this weekend against conference foes Mercer and Kennesaw State. The Bruins will open with Mercer on Friday, with the first game beginning at 3 p.m. CT.
April 20, 2012
Softball Sweeps Mercer
MACON, Ga. -- Belmont (11-30, 5-7 A-Sun) needed a big weekend to get back on track in conference play, and the Bruins got off to a good start with two wins at Mercer. Belmont took both games by a one-run margin, winning game one, 4-3, and game two, 7-6. It was the second conference sweep for the Bruins this season.
April 18, 2012
Softball Splits with Tennessee State
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont (9-30) split Wednesday’s doubleheader with Tennessee State (11-31), taking game one and falling in extra innings in game two. It was the second straight doubleheader between the Bruins and another Nashville team, and also served as a preview of what the two teams might expect when they become conference opponents next season.
April 18, 2012
Softball Hosts Tennessee State in Midweek Doubleheader
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For the second time in a week, Belmont will host a cross-town opponent as Tennessee State pays its first ever visit to Rose Park in a non-conference doubleheader this afternoon. The first game begins at 4 p.m.
April 14, 2012
Softball Set to Host Lipscomb for Battle of the Boulevard: Pink Edition
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Saturday's doubleheader with Lipscomb has plenty of on-the-field significance for both teams in terms of bragging rights and conference standings, but the games will carry additional off-the-field meaning as the teams come together to fight breast cancer in the first annual Battle of the Boulevard: Pink Edition games for breast cancer awareness. The first game is scheduled for 12 p.m.
April 14, 2012
Softball Drops Doubleheader to Lipscomb
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont (8-28, 3-7 A-Sun) fell in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader with Lipscomb. The Bruins lost game one close, 0-1, but fell in five innings in game two, 0-9.
April 12, 2012
Softball Plans First Annual Pink Game
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Belmont softball team is looking to establish a new tradition as part of an old rivalry as the Bruins host Lipscomb this weekend in the first annual Battle of the Boulevard:Pink Edition games for Breast Cancer Awareness on Saturday afternoon.
April 11, 2012
Softball Falls to Western Kentucky
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (8-27, 3-5 A-Sun) fell in a non-conference game to Western Kentucky, 0-3, at Rose Park. The game was tied at 0-0 through six innings until a solo home run in the top of the sixth put WKU ahead. The Toppers added two more runs in the top of the seventh to reach the final margin.
April 11, 2012
Softball Faces Western Kentucky in Single Game Wednesday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (8-26, 3-5 A-Sun) will take a break from conference play when it hosts Western Kentucky in a single game at 5 p.m. at E.S. Rose Park this afternoon. The Bruins will be looking for their first ever win in the series with WKU, who have won all 25 meetings, including two last season in Bowling Green, Ky.
April 9, 2012
Softball's Mia Vierra Picks Up A-Sun Player of the Week Honors
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont softball’s Mia Vierra earned conference player of the week honors for the first time in her career, the conference announced on Monday. Vierra helped the Bruins to their first conference sweep since 2009 with both her offense and defensive efforts last Friday.
April 7, 2012
Softball Drops Two to Florida Gulf Coast
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (8-26, 3-5 A-Sun) fell in both games of Saturday's conference doubleheader against Florida Gulf Coast. The Bruins fell in five innings in game one, 1-9, and then lost a wild game two, 6-12.
April 6, 2012
Softball Sweeps Stetson in A-Sun Doubleheader
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (8-24, 3-3 A-Sun) picked up two critical conference victories with a sweep of Stetson at E.S. Rose Park on Friday.
April 5, 2012
Softball Hosts Stetson and FGCU to Open Home Conference Schedule
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (6-24, 1-3 A-Sun) will kick off a nine game home stand when the Bruins host Stetson and Florida Gulf Coast for doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday. Belmont will open the home portion of the conference schedule against Stetson on Friday, beginning at 12 p.m. The Bruins will then host FGCU on Saturday for Youth Day, beginning at 4 p.m.
April 3, 2012
Softball Plans First Ever Youth Day for Saturday's Game Against FGCU
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont softball will host its first ever Youth Day on Saturday, April 7th, as part of an Atlantic Sun doubleheader against Florida Gulf Coast. Activities for Youth Day will be held in conjunction with the 4 p.m. game, but youth of all ages are encouraged to come out for both the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. games on Saturday.
April 1, 2012
Softball Falls to North Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- After rain and inclement forced the doubleheader between Belmont and North Florida to be played Sunday afternoon instead of yesterday as scheduled, the Bruins lost a close game one to the Ospreys before falling 0-8 in game two.
March 31, 2012
Softball at North Florida Postponed Until Sunday Afternoon
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The doubleheader scheduled for Belmont at North Florida this afternoon has been pushed to tomorrow afternoon after lightning and rain forced delays and the eventual postponement. Belmont will take on North Florida at 11 a.m. CST.
March 30, 2012
Softball Splits With Jacksonville to Open Conference Play
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Belmont (6-22, 1-1 A-Sun) split a doubleheader with Jacksonville on Friday evening to open Atlantic Sun conference play. The Bruins will continue their swing through Jacksonville tomorrow afternoon with a doubleheader against North Florida at 12 p.m.
March 29, 2012
Softball Travels to Jacksonville to Start A-Sun Play
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (5-21) will travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to begin Atlantic Sun play with doubleheaders at Jacksonville and North Florida this weekend. The Bruins will face Jacksonville beginning at 3 p.m. CST on Friday and will take on North Florida at 12 p.m. CST on Saturday.
March 27, 2012
Softball Heads to UT-Martin
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont will open the eighth week of the 2012 season on the road at UT-Martin. The Bruins will face the Skyhawks in a single game in Martin, Tenn. The game is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
March 27, 2012
Softball Falls to UT-Martin in Close Contest
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (5-21) fell on the road at UT-Martin, 1-3, on Tuesday afternoon. The Bruins struggled offensively, scoring only one run on one hit, but held UT-Martin in check defensively, allowing only two runs on five hits. The Bruins return to action this weekend as they travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to begin Atlantic Sun play.
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 22, 2012
Softball Travels to Tennessee Tech Thursday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (5-20) will travel to Cookeville, Tenn., for a single game against Tennessee Tech at 5 p.m. this evening. The game was originally scheduled for March 8th, but was rescheduled due to rain.
March 20, 2012
Softball Hosts Marshall in Midweek Game
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (5-19) will face Marshall in a single game at E.S. Rose Park on Tuesday afternoon. The Bruins are fresh off a win over Mississippi Valley State in the Tiger Classic last weekend. First pitch against Marshall is scheduled for 4 p.m.
March 20, 2012
Softball Falls Short Against Marshall
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (5-20) mounted a furious rally against Marshall in the fourth and fifth innings, coming back to tie the game at 7-7 through six innings before ultimately falling to the Thundering Herd, 7-11.
March 18, 2012
Softball Defeats Mississippi Valley State on Sunday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (5-19) picked up a hard-fought win against Mississippi Valley State on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins used a four run sixth inning to pull away from MVSU, winning 7-3 in their final game of the Tiger Classic hosted by Tennessee State University.
March 17, 2012
Mississippi Valley State Tops Softball in Tiger Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two lightning delays, one for nearly 45 minutes, as well as a rain delay to start the game, kept Belmont from finding a rhythm in the second game of the day Saturday in the Tiger Classic hosted by Tennessee State University. The Bruins lost 1-8 to Mississippi Valley State in a game that lasted for over three hours.
March 17, 2012
Softball Falls to Ohio State 3-15 in Tiger Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (4-18) dropped the first game of the day on Saturday against Ohio State University. The Bruins rallied in the bottom of the fifth inning, but ultimately fell short, 3-15 in six innings. Belmont will continue play in the Tiger Classic hosted by Tennessee State University with an afternoon game against Mississippi Valley State. That game is currently scheduled to start at 3:45 p.m.
March 16, 2012
Softball Set for Tiger Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (4-16) will spend a second straight weekend in Nashville when the Bruins take part in the Tiger Classic hosted by Tennessee State University. Belmont begins play Friday afternoon with a 5 p.m. meeting with St. Bonaventure.
March 16, 2012
Softball Falls to St. Bonaventure in First Game of Tiger Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (4-17) fell 1-7 to St. Bonaventure in the opening game of the Tiger Classic hosted by Tennessee State University. The Bruins' lone run came on a home run from senior Ashley Byers.
March 15, 2012
Softball Rained Out Against Eastern Illinois
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--- Rain and lightning Thursday afternoon forced the cancellation of Belmont's doubleheader against Eastern Illinois. The games have not been rescheduled at this time.
March 14, 2012
Softball Hosts Eastern Illinois in Thursday Doubleheader
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (4-16) will host Eastern Illinois in a midweek doubleheader on Thursday at Rose Park. The first game is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
March 11, 2012
Softball Completes Series Sweep of Alabama A&M
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont (4-16) needed mental toughness and perseverance to get past Alabama A&M on Sunday afternoon at Rose Park for the final game of the three game weekend series. The Bruins rallied twice, once in the bottom of the third to take a 3-2 lead, and again in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 3-3 tie with a three-run inning to reach the final 6-3 margin.
March 10, 2012
Softball Takes Two on Saturday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont (3-16, 0-0) picked up two much needed wins over Alabama A&M in the 2012 home opener at Rose Park on Saturday. The Bruins, who have struggled offensively in recent weeks, amassed 18 hits and scored 14 runs on the day behind a strong showing from the freshmen class. Belmont will finish the three game series with AAMU on Sunday afternoon, with the first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m.
March 10, 2012
Softball Wins Opener Against Alabama A&M
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (2-16) scored a season high 11 runs on 10 hits in the home opener against Alabama A&M Saturday at Rose Park. The Bruins picked up their second win of the season in the first half of Saturday's double header.
March 9, 2012
Softball Hosts Alabama A&M in Home Opener
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont softball will finally open the 2012 home season after 17 straight games away from Rose Park. The Bruins will host Alabama A&M to kick of the home portion of the schedule with a 12 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday at E.S. Rose Park.
March 8, 2012
Softball Rained Out at Tennessee Tech
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The softball games scheduled for this afternoon at Tennessee Tech have been canceled due to inclement weather. The rainy conditions are expected to continue throughout the day, making the field unplayable.
March 7, 2012
Softball Set for Tennessee Tech
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (1-16) will travel to Cookeville, Tenn., on Thursday for a 1 p.m. doubleheader against Tennessee Tech. It will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Bruins took the first meeting, 6-5, in the UTC Frost Classic earlier this season.
March 4, 2012
Softball Falls to Ole Miss in Consolation Game of Red and Blue Classic
OXFORD, MS -- Belmont (1-16) fell to Ole Miss, 0-5, in the final game of the Ole Miss Red and Blue Classic. The loss capped a difficult offensive weekend for the Bruins, who were shutout in three straight games.
March 3, 2012
Softball Shutout in Red and Blue Classic
OXFORD, MS -- Belmont (1-16) softball struggled offensively for the second straight day as the Bruins were shutout in two games on Saturday. Belmont fell to host Ole Miss, 0-6, in the first game of the day. The Bruins then played Troy for the second time in two days, falling 0-8 in six innings.
March 2, 2012
Softball Struggles Against Chattanooga
OXFORD, MS -- Belmont (1-13) fell to Chattanooga, 10-2, in five innings in the second game of the Ole Miss Red and Blue Classic. The Bruins continued to struggle offensively, managing only three hits in the game. Belmont will continue play in the tournament with the final round-robin game against host Ole Miss at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, followed by two rounds of bracket play.
March 2, 2012
Softball Falls to Troy in Red and Blue Classic
OXFORD, MS- Belmont (1-12) fell in five innings to Troy in the first game of the Ole Miss Red and Blue Classic. The Bruins scored two runs, including one on a home run from senior Ashley Byers, but surrendered 10 runs to the Trojans. Belmont will be back in action at 12:30 p.m. against Chattanooga.
March 1, 2012
Softball Travels to Ole Miss for Red and Blue Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Belmont softball team will hit the road again this weekend, traveling to Oxford, MS for the second time this season. The Bruins will take part in the Ole Miss Red and Blue Classic.
February 26, 2012
Softball Drops Game to Valparaiso in Frost Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Belmont (1-11) fell in a closely contested game to Valparaiso, 2-4, in the final game of the UTC Frost Classic.
February 25, 2012
Softball Earns Split in Second Day of UTC Frost Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - - Belmont (1-10) earned a split in the second day of play at the UTC Frost Classic, picking up the first win of the season against Tennessee Tech before falling to Dayton. The Bruins defeated the Golden Eagles, 6-5, and lost to the Flyers, 3-11 in five innings.
February 24, 2012
Softball Goes 0-2 in First Day of Frost Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Belmont (0-9) fell in two games in the first day of the UTC Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial. The Bruins lost to Purdue, 1-10 in the first game of the day in six innings of play. Belmont then fell to Ball State, 3-14 in five innings.
February 23, 2012
Softball Travels to Chattanooga for Frost Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (0-7) will travel to Chattanooga, Tenn., for the UTC Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial. The tournament will begin on Friday and conclude Sunday afternoon. The Bruins will play five games over the weekend, facing Purdue, Ball State, Tennessee Tech, Dayton and Valparaiso.
February 19, 2012
Softball Falls to Murray State, Ole Miss in Sunday Doubleheader
OXFORD, MS. - - Belmont (0-7) fell in a pair of five inning games in Oxford, MS. After rain washed out the Southern Miss tournament, the Bruins traveled to Oxford for a Sunday doubleheader against Murray State and Ole Miss. Belmont lost to Murray State, 0-10 in five innings this morning before falling to Ole Miss, 1-9, in five innings Sunday afternoon.
February 17, 2012
Change to Weekend Schedule for Belmont Softball
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont (0-5) was scheduled to travel to Hattiesburg, MS, this weekend for a tournament hosted by Southern Miss, but weather in the region has forced a change in plans. The tournament in Hattiesburg has been cancelled, and the Bruins will instead travel to Oxford, MS, to play Murray State and Ole Miss on Sunday afternoon.
February 12, 2012
Softball Shutout by Iowa in Getterman Classic
WACO, Texas -- Belmont (0-5) fell to Iowa, 0-8 in five innings, in the final day of the Getterman Classic hosted by Baylor.
February 11, 2012
Softball Falls to Wichita State in Getterman Classic
WACO, Texas -- Belmont (0-3), fell to Wichita State, 7-2, in the second day of the Getterman Classic hosted by Baylor University. The Bruins will face hosts No. 7 Baylor in a nightcap at Getterman Field.
February 11, 2012
Softball Comes Up Short Against No. 7 Baylor
WACO, Texas -- Belmont (0-4) put a season-high five runs on the board against No. 7 Baylor, but ultimately fell to the Bears, 10-5, on Saturday night in the Getterman Classic hosted by Baylor.
February 10, 2012
Softball Falls to Arkansas in Opener
WACO, Texas -- Belmont (0-1) fell in the 2012 season opener, 3-16, to Arkansas.The Bruins faced the Razorbacks in the first game of the Getterman Classic hosted by Baylor. Belmont will play Texas-Arlington at 3 p.m. this afternoon.
February 10, 2012
Softball Drops Game to Texas-Arlington in Getterman Classic
WACO, Texas -- Belmont (0-2), fell in the second game of the day, 4-9, to Texas-Arlington in the Getterman Classic hosted by Baylor University.
February 9, 2012
Softball Heads to Texas for Getterman Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont Softball will open the 2012 season on the road in Waco, Texas, as the Bruins travel west to take part in the Getterman Classic. The tournament will feature teams from the Big 12, Big Ten, and SEC, among other conferences. Belmont is slated to open the season with Arkansas at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10th.
February 2, 2012
Belmont Softball Season Preview
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - With the start of the 2012 softball season only a week away, Belmont Athletics caught up with Head Coach Chris Kulhmeyer to talk about spring practices and what fans can look forward to with this year’s Bruin softball team.
November 29, 2011
Softball Signs Four to National Letters of Intent
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont softball will add four freshmen to the squad for the 2012-2013 season, Head Coach Chris Kuhlmeyer announced today.
October 28, 2011
Softball Announces Winter Clinics
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont softball announced two winter clinics, a hitting and a pitching session, to be held in early January. The clinics will be led by the Bruin coaching staff and players. The hitting session is scheduled for January 14th, 2012, with the pitching session to follow on January 15th.
October 4, 2011
Former Bruin Sammi Parks Hired as Assistant at Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- Former Bruin softball player Sammi Parks has been added as an assistant at UT-Chattanooga, the school announced Tuesday. Parks, a 2009 graduate, was one of the top pitchers in Belmont school history during her four years with the Bruins.
September 26, 2011
Game Times Changed in Softball's Weekend Tournament
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont softball will host three preseason fall games at Rose Park this weekend. The Bruins will play in the 3 p.m. game while hosting Austin Peay and Volunteer State Community College at Rose Park for 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. games on Saturday, Oct. 1st.
August 24, 2011
Deadline for Entries to Softball's Elite Camp Extended
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - The Belmont softball team will be offering an Elite Camp over Labor Day weekend, September 3-4th. The deadline for camp entries has been extended to Sept. 1st.
August 24, 2011
Softball Announces Addition of Kacey Frost to Coaching Staff
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University Head Softball Coach Chris Kuhlmeyer announced the addition of Kacey Frost as an assistant coach. Frost is a former Division I softball player and a veteran assistant coach at both the collegiate and club levels. Last season she served as a volunteer assistant coach for the Bruins, working primarily with Belmont's pitching staff.
July 13, 2011
Summer Update: Softball - Five Questions with Coach Kuhlmeyer
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--- Although Belmont just finished the 2011 softball season back in May, Head Coach Chris Kuhlmeyer and his staff are already hard at work preparing for the 2012 season. Belmont Athletics caught up with Coach Kuhlmeyer to talk about the softball offseason, the recruiting trail, and his recent appointment to the NCAA Rules Committee.
Vierra, Bridger-Wilikinson Named Belmont Student-Athletes of the Month for April
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Sophomore softball player Mia Vierra (Palmdale, California) and sophomore track and field athlete Marcus Bridger-Wilkinson (Newbury, England) have been named Belmont Student-Athletes of the Month for April 2012.