Sept. 4, 2012
Rooney earns contract extension
his fifth season with the Knights, head coach Terry Rooney has
received a contract extension at UCF through the 2017 season.
After guiding the Knights to the NCAA Tournament
in 2011 for the first time since 2004, Rooney led UCF to an
overall record of 45-17 this past season and 16-8 in Conference
USA. The Knights went 2-1 in the C-USA Tournament, but did not
reach the title game. UCF won its first two games in the Coral
Gables Regional, but fell twice to Stony Brook to complete its
season. The Knights were ranked each week during the season,
rising as high as No. 7.
During the past three seasons, UCF has had five
All-Americans. There have been 17 Knights sign professional
contracts since 2009. UCF has had 22 student-athletes earn spots
on the Conference USA Honor Roll under Rooney.
(photo courtesy of UCF Media