ASU Handball Club Wins National Titles
February 28, 2013
ASUs men totaled 1,078 points and the women scored 264 for a team total of 1,342 to win the combined title. Finishing a distant second was the University of West Florida with 604 points. The ASU women won the Womens Division 2 team championship while the ASU men finished third in the Mens Division 2 competition.
Individual national champions for ASU were Drew Biggerstaff in Mens Division 2, Class C, and Anthony Bryson in Mens Division 3, Class B.
Also for ASU, James Daughtery and Dustin Oswalt both reached the individual semifinals in the Mens Division 2, Class B, and Wes Bond reached the individual quarterfinals in the Mens Division 2, Intermediate Class. Other ASU team members competing at the tournament were Josh DeWaters, Ryan Henry, Joby Winfrey, John Zafereo and Elizabeth Casarez.
The Handball Club is coached by Dr. Warren Simpson, professor of kinesiology, and receives funds as a club sport from the ASU Center for Student Involvements Student Organization Leadership Fund. Membership dues, fundraising and donations cover the balance of the clubs expenses, including entry fees, meals, equipment and miscellaneous costs. Simpson has coached ASU to four team and five individual national titles in the past three years, and has garnered four overall national titles at West Texas institutions.
For more information, call the Center for Student Involvement at 325-942-2062, or e-mail Simpson at email@example.com.