Simon Fraser University golfer Mike Belle of Burnaby was named the Red Lion golfer of the week in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference on Monday.
Belle, a senior, was the top conference golfer at last week's Golfweek Invitational tournament in Bend, Oregon.
The Clan captain started strong with a 78 in his first round and followed with a 73 in his second, before finishing with an 80 to come in at 14th overall on the leaderboard.
In his first tournament of the year, the Western Washington Invitational, Belle placed in a tie for seventh spot with a 217 total and a low-round score of 70.
Entering this week's CSU-Chico Wildcat Classic, Belle is second on the team in stroke average at 74.7, just over one stroke back of freshman Kevin Vigna of Coquitlam, who is averaging 73.3 strokes per round.
This is the fourth time in his collegiate career that Belle has earned the golfer of the week award.
The team's tournament in Chico, California will mark the end of the fall schedule for the men.
The spring portion of the schedule will commence in February next year at the CSU-San Marcos Invitational in San Diego.
That tournament will mark the beginning of a five-tournament spring schedule for the Clan that will culminate at the Great Northwest championship at the Coeur d'Alene Golf Resort in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where the Clan will try to qualify for their first appearance in the NCAA regional championship since the program joined the NCAA.
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