Jose Joia

Jose Joia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lagoa, Portugal

High School:
Escola Internacional do Algarve

Last College:
Lynn

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 145

06/28/2013

2012-13 Year In Review

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

05/30/2013

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

Penalty stroke costs Eason tie for runner-up honors.

05/29/2013

UCF Knocking On Door of Championship Rounds

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

05/28/2013

Eason In the Thick of Things at NCAA Championship

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

05/27/2013

Knights Ready to Get to Work at NCAA Championship

Championship event begins Tuesday morning

2014-15 (Senior season)
• 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

Personal
• Majoring in Business

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