Jose Joia

Jose  Joia


Lagoa, Portugal

High School:
Escola Internacional do Algarve

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 145


Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team


2012-13 Year In Review

A look back at an extremely successful 2012-13 for the UCF men's golf team.


Eason Takes Top-10 Finish; Knights' Season Concludes at NCAA Championship

Penalty stroke costs Eason tie for runner-up honors.


UCF Knocking On Door of Championship Rounds

Knights 9th after 2nd round; Top eight after Thursday's 3rd round advance to match play.


Eason In the Thick of Things at NCAA Championship

Knights tied for 19th after first round of play in Atlanta.

2014-15 (Senior season)
Carded his best 54-hole total with a 217 (+1) at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational
• Posted a season-low 69 (-3) in the second round of the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate
• Tied for 11th (75-73-75=223) helping UCF to a runner-up finish at the Hartford Hawks Invitational

2013-14 (Red-Shirt Year)
• Did not see action due to injury

2012-13 (Junior season)
• Finished sixth individually at the Conference USA Championships
• Played in all 13 events for UCF in 2012-13
• Recorded 12 rounds of par or better
• Scoring average of 74.3
• Carded an even par 71 in the first round of the FAU Spring Break Invitational, helping team to first-place finish.
• Carded a season-best 68 (-4) in the first round of the Schenkel Invitational in Statesboro, Ga.
• Shot a par of 70 in the final round of the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.
• Shot one under par with a 71 in the second round of the Stetson/CFSC Invitational
• Shot a par of 72 in the first round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational
• Finished tied for 13th at the Adams Cup in Newport, R.I., with a score of 222 (+11)
• Made season debut at the Northern Intercollegiate in Sugar Grove, Ill

2011-12(Sophomore Season)
• Selected to the PING All-Southeast Region Team and the All-Conference USA Second Team
• Competed in all 12 events and boasted a 72.3 stroke average
• Had six top-10 finishes and 14 rounds of par or better
• Competed in the NCAA Championship in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
• At the NCAA Regionals in Stanford, Calif., tied for eighth at 5-under 205
• Recorded a 223 (+7) at the C-USA Championship in Texarkana, Ark., and finished tied for 27th
• Finished tied for 20th at the BancorpSouth Invitational in Madison, Miss., with a 144 (E)
• Tied for eighth at the Rio Pinar Invitational in Orlando, with a score of 212 (-4)
• Tied for fifth at the USF Invitational in Dade City, Fla., posting a score of 214 (-2)
• Tied for 15th at the John Hayt Invitational, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., posting a score of 220 (+4)
• Tied for 28th at the Gator Invitational, in Gainesville, Fla., shooting a 221 (+11)
• Tied for 10th at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational in Windermere, Fla., with a score of 220 (+4)
• Tied for 30th at the Prestige at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., with a score of 215(-1)
• Tied for eighth-place at the Adams Cup of Newport in Middletown, R.I., with a 215 (E)
• Made debut as a Knight at the Northern Intercollegiate in Sugar Grove, Ill., where he finished in sixth-place at 216 (+4)

Prior to UCF
• Competed in 2010-11 as a freshman at Lynn, and earned NCAA Division II Ping All-America First Team honors
• Helped Lynn finish second at the NCAA Division II Championship, tying for 11th during stroke play
• Named to the Golf Coaches Association of America All-Freshman Team
• Garnered All-Sunshine State Conference First Team honors
• Took medalist honors at the NSU Shark Invitational
• Recorded six top-10 showings as a freshman
• In 2010, placed fourth at the Finnish Amateur and also participated in the European Team Championship

• Majoring in Business

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