UNM takes home Player, Coach of the Year honors
CAREER VARSITY NUMBERS
2006-07 (THIS SEASON): An outstanding player and great competitor who is capable of being an All-American...Coming off a strong summer of amateur golf...Poised to have a breakout senior season...Won the Arizona State Amateur...Finished in the top-30 at the Pacific Coast Amateur.
2005-06 (JUNIOR): Played in 11 tournaments....Named to the PING All-Southwest Region team...Battled through injuries to post 8 top-40 finishes against one of the toughest tournament schedules in the country...Best finish was tied for fourth among 45 competitors at the MWC Championships...Also finished tied for fifth at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic and tied for 18th at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational...Low round of 68 came in the second round of the John Burns Intercollegiate, third round of the Wyoming Cowboy Classic, second round of the MWC Championships and the second round of the NCAA West Regional...Carded season low 54-hole score of 209 (1-under par) at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic...Posted 11 rounds of par or better and eight rounds of 70 or lower.
2004-05 (SOPHOMORE): Won medalist honors in the stroke play portion of the 2004 Arizona State Amateur...Finished ranked 54th by the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index...Named all-conference by the MWC...Played in 11 tournaments...Tied career best round of 66 at the John Burns Intercollegiate and finished 12th...Recorded 17 rounds of par or better and six rounds of 70 or lower...Seven top-20 finishes with best finish tied for third at the Aggie Invitational...Other top-20 finishes wee tied for seventh at the MWC Championships tied for eighth at the Topy Cup, tied for 13th at the William H. Tucker, tied for 11th at the Hall of Fame Invitational and tied for 19th at the National Invitational Tournament.
2003-04 (FRESHMAN): The most decorated recruit ever signed to UNM...Beljan saw action in 12 tournaments, playing as an individual in two of them...Named MWC Freshman of the Year...Also selected to the MWC All-Conference team...Finished in the top-20 five times...Best finish came at the MWC Championships were he T5th...Shot a career-low round of 66 in the second round of the NCAA West Regional to finish T18th.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Arizona...Three-time state and regional champion...Named Arizona player of the year two years in a row...Arizona boy's stroke and match play champion...2002 United States Golf Association Junior Champion...Two-time participant in the U.S. Amateur and advanced to the round of 32 in 2002.
PERSONAL: Born October 10, 1984, in Mesa, Arizona...Son of Dennis and Anne Beljan...Hobby is lifting weights...Majoring in Communications.