Cover becomes third Seahawk to be named CAA Golfer of the Week


WILMINGTON, North Carolina ( – Senior Pat Cover finished tied for fourth at the prestigious Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate and was named Golfer-of-the-Week by the Colonial Athletic Association on Wednesday.

Cover (67-73-66=206) become the third Seahawk to earn the honor, joining Blake McShea and Thomas Eldridge. McShea was a two-time honoree.

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Cover made a big move in the final round of the tournament, carding a six-under-par 66 thanks in part to three eagles made on par-five holes. The senior from Huntersville, N.C., climbed 10 spots to post his first top-five finish of the fall season.

The Seahawks finished tied for seventh at the tournament, which included four nationally-ranked programs.

UNCW closes out the fall season at the Duck Commander Intercollegiate on Oct. 29-31, in El Dorado, Ark.