• Lillie Burke

Bruin Blitz 10/7-10/15

Men’s Soccer (4-6-2)

10/08 @ Missouri State

In the second matchup of the season between the two teams, the men’s soccer team fell to Missouri State in a 1-0 contest. The Bruins defeated the Bears 2-1 earlier this season.

The lone goal of the match came from Emmerich Hoegg off a deflection in the 30th minute.

Freshman forward A.J. Arnold led the team with three shots.

10/12 Nebraska Omaha

Returning for its first home game since Sept. 15, the Belmont men’s soccer team fell to Nebraska Omaha 1-0 Saturday afternoon at Rose Park.

Sophomore midfielder Jesus Perez scored the lone goal of the match for the Mavericks in the 28th minute.

Freshman Grayson Rector recorded five saves on the afternoon. Arnold led the Bruins again in the shot column with a total of seven shots.

10/15 @ Bradley

On the road against the No. 19 ranked team in the country, Belmont dropped a 2-0 contest to Bradley Tuesday afternoon.

An error from the Bruins allowed an own goal to give the Braves the first goal of the night late in the first half. Bradley doubled the lead in the 50th minute on the goal from Alon Badat.

Rector recorded a match-best six saves.

Women’s Soccer (4-6-2, 2-2-1 OVC):

10/11 Jacksonville State

With the most goals scored since the 2009 season, the Belmont women’s soccer team dominated Friday night with 5-1 victory over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks.

Five different Bruins found the back of the net to set the record for most goals scored in a home match at E.S. Rose Park. The team improved to 2-2-1 in OVC play.

Men’s Golf

10/15 @ APSU Intercollegiate

The men’s golf team captured the APSU Intercollegiate team championship by a combined score of 848. It was the team’s second title this season.

The Bruins were led by Ashton Van Horne, who earned the individual title. The sophomore carded rounds of 67-69-69, the only golfer in the field to shoot all three rounds in the 60s.

Van Horne was also named OVC Male Golfer of the Week.

Women’s Golf

10/15 @ APSU Intercollegiate

The women’s golf team placed fourth in the APSU Intercollegiate with a total 36-hole score of 617.

Freshman Megan Heath, Abbie Gregory, and junior Evin Edens all placed in the top-20. Heath earned her second top-ten finish of the year with a tie for ninth place shooting a total of 153.

Men’s Tennis

10/11-10/13 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals

Men’s tennis concluded the fall portion of its season in Knoxville this weekend.

Junior Mauricio Antun and freshman Cedric Dujacquier both reached the second round in the singles draw before falling 7-6, 7-6 and 6-4, 6-1 respectively.

Doubles partners Antun and senior Marko Lovrinovic won their first match over Wright State 8-3 but fell in the second round to Tennessee 8-5.

Volleyball (10-12, 3-3)

10/11 @ Jacksonville State

After losing two straight matches, Belmont Volleyball defeated Jacksonville State in straight sets 26-24, 25-16 and 25-22.

The Bruins overcame an early deficit to take the first set off a Scarlet Gable kill and JSU service error.

In the second set, Belmont jumped to an 18-11 lead and never looked back as an Alison McCoy kill and JSU attack error gave the Bruins a 2-0 advantage heading into the break.

The third set became a battle as the teams were tied at the 14th point until Jocelyn Youngdahl led a four point run while kills from Jen Myer and Hannah Miranda closed the set.

McCoy led the Bruins in kills (12) while Myer tallied 24 digs.

10/12 @ Tennessee Tech

Belmont concluded their four-game road trip with another straight sets victory over Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, Tenn. 25-17, 25-12 and 25-14.

Jen Myer and Scarlet Gable led Belmont in kills with 10 apiece while Jamie Lundstrom had 14 digs in the contest.

With the win, the Bruins improved to 10-12 on the season and an even .500 in OVC action.

–Katie Greene

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