2013-14 (FALL): Played in all six fall events for the Tigers, boasting a 73.9 scoring average, second best on the team ... Carded two rounds under par, both career-best tying 67's at the Navy Fall Classic ... Won the 54-person Navy Fall classic with a 134, his best two-round score of his career ... Tied for 12th among a 77-person field at the Cornell Invitational ... Shot a pair of 73's en route to finishing 21st out of 96 at the Kiawah Intercollegiate.
2012-13: All-CAA Second Team selection … Tied for or led Towson this season in scoring average (74.8) events played (9), rounds completed (23) and rounds under par (1) … Named CAA Golfer of the Week on April 25 … Won the individual title at the Navy Spring Invitational … Carded a season-low 69 (-2) during the final round of the Navy Spring Invitational to best a field of 105 golfers, including the 13th ranked golfer in the country according to GolfStat’s rankings ... Finished 12th at the CAA Championships with a three-round total of 229 ... Also posted Top 25 results at the Binghamton Fall Invitational (9th), C&F Bank Intercollegiate (T11th), the AutoTrader Classic (T19th) and the Whiting Turner Towson Invitational (T24th) ... Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar nominee.
2011-12: Second on the squad with a 76.0 average ... Posted his best effort in the season opener at the Maryland Intercollegiate with a 2-over par and collegiate 54-hole low of 215 that tied him for 24th in the field of 85 golfers ... His second round 67 in that event is his collegiate low ... It was also the lowest 18-hole score for the Tigers during the 2011-12 season ... Broke par twice, including a round of 71 at the Joe Agee Invitational ... Highest individual finish was 19th at the Georgetown Intercollegiate ... Carded his best round of the spring in the final round of the CAA Championships, shooting a 73 to finish 26th overall. 2010-11: Joined the squad in the fall but did not play in any events ... Played his only match of the year at the Fireline Towson Invitational in the spring, finishing 61st in a field of 92 golfers ... Opened with an 84 and closed with a 77. PRIOR TO TOWSON: Named Player of the Year in the Bicentennial Athletic League in both his junior and senior years at Holy Ghost ... Named Golden Team All County in those two years ... Helped the Firebirds to undefeated seasons throughout high school ... Holy Ghost had won the BAL golf title 16 straight years ... Shot his career round of 67 at the U.S. Kids Golf Teen World Championships at Pinehurst No. 2 in August, 2010, finishing the event in a tie for third ... Holds the school's nine-hole record with a 30 ... Also played ice hockey for three years. BACKGROUND: Full name is Joseph Howard Gunerman ... Son of Todd Gunerman and Alison Wagner ... Mother is president and CEO of National Geographic School Publishing ... Uncle, Gregory Indrisano, was a member of the University of Virginia swim team ... Both parents are Penn State graduates ... Political Science and Communication Studies major at Towson University.
GETTING TO KNOW JOE:
*Career objective is to become a United States senator *People he admires the most are his parents *Hobbies include cycling, cooking and ice hockey *Favorite pro player is Tiger Woods *Lists his favorite meal as steak and crab cakes *Favorite musician is Led Zeppelin
COLLEGIATE CAREER LOWS:
18 Holes 67 Three times (most recent - Navy Fall Classic, 2013) 36 Holes 134 (67-67) Navy Fall Classic, 2013 54 Holes 215 (74-67-74) Maryland Intercollegiate, 2011