HEAD Penn Racquet Sports announced today that they have signed Ben Croft to the HEAD Penn Racquetball Team. Croft, who finished the 2009-2010 IRT season at #6, has signed a contract to exclusively use equipment from HEAD Penn Racquet Sports. Croft joins the dominating HEAD Penn Team which will now include four of the top six ranked players on the IRT Tour including Jack Huczek, Rocky Carson, and Shane Vanderson.
“I am very excited for the new season to start and my new opportunity to play for HEAD,” said Croft. “I have always felt that HEAD has the best products that can help any player get to the next level. I am looking forward to being a positive addition to the HEAD Team.”
Croft has shown tremendous success throughout his racquetball career. During his college career at Colorado State University-Pueblo, he captured three National Intercollegiate Singles Titles and four National Intercollegiate Doubles Titles. He is a two time USAR National Doubles Champion and also 2009 Pan American Games Doubles Champion. Croft most recently became the World Doubles Champion at the 2010 IRF World Racquetball Championships that were held in Korea and helped capture the gold medal for Team USA.
“We are very excited to be able to add Ben to our Pro Team. Ben brings a lot of passion to the tour,” said Ben Simons, Senior Business Manager Racquetball HEAD Penn Racquet Sports. “With Ben’s addition to the team, HEAD Penn now boasts four of the top six ranked players in the world. We are looking forward to an exciting season.”
Ben Croft will be playing with the HEAD Royal Flush racquetball racquet throughout the 2010-2011 season.