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CCSU's Hill named Coach of the Year

From Staff Reports

Head Clayton College & State University men's golf coach Bob Hill has been named the 2004-05 Peach Belt Conference Golf Coach of the Year.

In his eighth season, Hill led the Lakers to four top-10 finishes this year, including a seventh place finish at the Presbyterian Intercollegiate and a ninth place finish at the Carolina Sands Intercollegiate.

He becomes the first Clayton State coach to receive the Coach of the Year award.

Hill has led the Laker golf program to the NCAA Division II Regional Championships four of the last seven seasons.

The program's top season was a seventh place finish at the 1999 National Championships.

The Lakers placed fourth in the PBC tournament that same season, its best finish in the conference event.

Clayton State ended its season on Tuesday, placing seventh in the Peach Belt tournament in Savannah, GA.

Defending national champion and No. 1 the University of South Carolina Aiken won the 2005 PBC.