BHC golf team wins 30th Arrowhead Conference title

BHC golf team wins 30th Arrowhead Conference title

  • Team won 19th Region IV Title in Fall 2013
  • Ranked 9th nationally
  • Competing in NJCAA Division II Golf tournament May 19-23

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for earning their 30th Arrowhead Conference championship!

The Division II golf team – coached by Gary Huber – won its 30th Arrowhead Conference Tuesday, May 6, 2014. As of May 8, 2014, the team is ranked 9th in the nation.

The BHC golfers won eight of 10 meets during the Fall 2013 season, including winning their final NJCAA Qualifier meet (Region IV) by 52 strokes in three rounds of golf. All five participants earned All-Region honors. Kyle Workman (Fulton) was medalist, Josh Bousman (Clinton, Iowa) placed 2nd, Kelby Rescinito (Galesburg) earned a 7th place finish, Elijah Day (Kenosha, Wis.) placed 9th, and Chad Nitz (Rockridge) finished in 14th place.

Since the men’s golf team qualified by winning the Region IV golf tournament by 52 strokes, the team will compete May 19-23 at the national tournament at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Ind., with approximately 20 others teams. The college’s highest national tournament finish ever was 5th place in Spring 2013.

Huber has coached the BHC golf team since Spring 1999. On Oct. 12, he and his team reached him a coaching milestone, notching his 10th Region IV title in 11 years, which also earned him his 10th Region IV Coach of the Year award as the men’s golf coach. His other Region IV Coach of the Year award was earned in 1993 as a the BHC men’s baseball coach. Including Region IV golf titles won under longtime BHC golf coach Duane Chanay, BHC golf teams have earned 19 Region IV men’s golf titles.

On May 6, the golf team earned its 30th Arrowhead Conference title, leading the BHC Athletics Department in total Arrowhead Conference wins. Coach Huber and his teams have earned eight Arrowhead Conference titles during his 14-year coaching tenure. Individual awards for Arrowhead Conference went to Josh Bousman (medalist), Kelby Rescinito tied for 3rd place with Chad Nitz, and Kyle Workman earned 5th place.

Huber’s players have competed at the national level every year during his 14 years of coaching.


Last updated 5/8/2014