IUP: Joseph earns top honor
IUP’s Fred Joseph has been named the Golf Pride Grips Division II Atlantic Region Coach of the Year by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Joseph earned the honor for the eighth time overall and the fourth time in the past seven years.
IUP had one of its best seasons in school history,
reaching the quarterfinals of the match-play round in the NCAA Division II championships for the first time in program history. IUP tied for seventh, its best finish since finishing eighth in 1985.
The Crimson Hawks won the NCAA Atlantic/East Regional championship for the second consecutive year and for the fourth time in seven years.
In 22 seasons, Joseph has led IUP to 77 tournament wins and 13 appearances in the national tournament. He also has coached 13 All-Americans.