The golf team finished tenth—its highest finish in school history—in the NCAA Division II championship, which concluded May 21, 2010, in Noblesville, Ind.
IUP’s previous best finish was twelfth place in 1993 and 2009.
Brad Boyle had a score of 304 over the seventy-two holes, finishing in a tie for eighteenth place to lead the Crimson Hawks individually. Ryan Kennedy tied for twenty-sixth at 307, followed by Leo Acklin (315, tied for fifty-second), Gavin Smith (318, tied for fifty-eighth), and Nic Milito (330, seventy-sixth).
In other sports news, Paul Bingham became the first IUP baseball player in twenty years to be selected to the Daktronics All-America first team in voting by Division II sports information directors.
The last player to achieve the honor was Kevin McMullan in 1990.
Bingham, a senior shortstop, was the only player from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference named to the first team and was one of only two to make any of the three teams.
Find more information: Paul Bingham Becomes First IUP Baseball Player in Two Decades Named First Team All-American.
IUP softball players Erin Holloway, Megan McCormick, and Kelsey Ferguson have been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region first team for the 2010 season.
In addition, Holloway and McCormick were selected to the Daktronics all-region first team, while Ferguson and Kristen Tunno were named to the second team.