Player: Thomas Eldridge

2017-Thomas Eldridge
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
University: University of North Carolina Wilmington
Area of Study: Accounting
Expected Graduation: 2018
Soldier Honored: Larry J. Bauguess Jr.

2016-17 (Junior):

  • CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • First-team All-CAA selection
  • CAA All-Academic honoree
  • Played in all 10 events and 29 rounds
  • Second on team with career-best 72.03 stroke average
  • Recorded two top-10 finishes
  • Won Tiger Invitational (69-66-68=203)
  • Had 15 rounds of par or better scores
  • Placed 18th at CAA Championships (73-72-72=218) in Midlothian, Va.
  • Participated in Patriot All-America Invitational (Story).

2015-16 (Sophomore):

  • Competed as individual at NCAA Regional in Franklin, Tenn.
  • Finished tied for 39th (70-75-71=216, E)
  • Tied for team-lead with six top-10 finishes with five coming in the top-five
  • Highest finish was third at Seahawk Intercollegiate (69-71=140, -4)
  • Competed in all 10 events for UNCW
  • 72.84 stroke average was second on the team and ranks eight on UNCW's single-season list
  • All-CAA first-team selection and finished fourth at CAA Championships in Southport, N.C.

2014-15 (Freshman):

  • CAA Rookie-of-the-Year
  • Second-team All-CAA
  • Led team in stroke average (74.57)
  • Played in 10 events, totaling 28 rounds
  • Carded season-low round of 68 in first round of Ka'anapali Classic (11/7/14)
  • Fashioned pair of top-10 finishes including tying for fourth at CAA Championships (71-72-76=219)
  • Also tied for ninth at Rees Jones Intercollegiate (73-73-76=222)
  • Posted season-low tournament of 212 (70-72-70=212) at Primland Intercollegiate (9/29-30/14).

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