Justine Sowry Named 2008 Dita/NFHCA Northeast Region Coach Of The Year
Dec. 10, 2008
UMass field hockey coach Justine Sowry was named the 2008 Dita/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Northeast Region Coach of the Year this Monday. In her two years heading the Minutewomen, Sowry has accumulated a 31-14 overall record.
She earned Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year in 2008 and 2007 for winning the Atlantic 10 Championship. In 2007, Sowry was named Womensfieldhockey.com Coach of the Year. UMass was named Atlantic 10 regular season co-champions in Sowry's debut season and A-10 regular season champions this year.
UMass ended their 2008 season with a one-score loss to #3 Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament after beating #19 Kent State 1-0 in the play-in game.
The 2008 Dita/NFHCA Division I National Coach of the Year will be announced at the NFHCA Coaches Luncheon to be held on Friday January 16 in Philadelphia, Penn.
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