MARTIN, Tenn. – Behind a five-run sixth inning and a pair of home runs, Belmont Baseball (23-7, 10-2) defeated UT Martin, 11-2. The Bruins won the series, 2-1.
Drew Turner (Shelbyville, Tenn.) hit a two-run home run over the fence in left center to put the Bruins up 2-0 in the fourth inning.
Belmont extended their lead, 4-0 behind a two-run homer from Judah Akers (Cookeville, Tenn.) in the top of the sixth. That was the first baseman's third home run of the series and eighth of the season. Alec Diamond (Kennesaw, Ga.) hit a line drive to right center allowing Turner to score to put BU up 5-0.