January 23, 2014

Denver Men’s Golf Names New Assistant Coach

University of Denver men’s golf head coach Eric Hoos announced the hiring of Ben Belfield as assistant men’s golf coach. The former Northwood University (Texas) head coach begins his duties for the Pioneers for the upcoming spring season.

Belfield comes to the Pioneers with three years of head coaching experience from NAIA’s, Northwood University in Dallas, Texas.

“Ben has had a lot of coaching experience and will hit the ground running, leading the recruiting for this team,” Hoos said. “He likes players to strive to improve everyday by one percent and I’m looking forward to combine our efforts to put that into effect.”

Belfield hails from Manchester, England and turned professional following four years of collegiate playing career at Northwood University (Texas). He has played mini tours both in America and in Europe, reaching the final stage of the US Open qualifying, while also played in many Monday qualifiers of the PGA Tour.

January 22, 2014

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Previews The Summit League

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper recently previewed the upcoming 2014 Summit League baseball season. Below is its analysis.

Projected Order of Finish
1. Omaha
2. South Dakota State
3. North Dakota State
4. Western Illinois
5. Fort Wayne

Projected Pitcher of the Year
J.D. Moore, South Dakota State

Projected Player of the Year
Tim Colwell, North Dakota State

Other Top Players to Watch
Alex Mortensen, Omaha
Zach Williamsen, Omaha
Tyler Fox, Omaha
Josh Bullock, Omaha
Chris Anderson, South Dakota State
Adam Bray, South Dakota State
Aaron Machbitz, South Dakota State
Paul Jacobson, South Dakota State
Wes Satzinger, North Dakota State
Jon Hechtner, North Dakota State
David Ernst, North Dakota State
Aaron Michel, Western Illinois
Tyler Willman, Western Illinois
Tom Constand, Western Illinois
Jameson Henning, Western Illinois
Zack Burling, Western Illinois
Carter DeBoe, Fort Wayne
Tyler Shepherd, Fort Wayne
Steve Danielak, Fort Wayne