Cristobal signs contract extension
FIU keeps coach through 2017
FIU announced that head coach Mario Cristobal has signed a contract extension through 2017.
In August 2011, Cristobal received a five-year deal to remain with the team until June 2016.
On Friday, that deal was extended until June 2017.
Cristobal's base salary will be above $450,000.
He will also have performance bonuses worth over $100,000.
Cristobal said, "It is a privilege to be at FIU."
Cristobal has guided FIU to a 15-7 mark during is last 22 games, the best stretch in the program's history.
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