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UNC Softball Bio
1 Elena Covert
Covert Covert 925198

Career Honors:
» 2014 ACC Academic Honor Roll
» 2013 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in 12 games, primarily as a pinch hitter, and made three starts at designated player • Had two hits in 11 at-bats (.182), with five walks, a sacrifice bunt, a run and an RBI, posting a .438 on base percentage • Laid down a sac bunt as a pinch hitter against Syracuse (3/13) • Walked to load the bases as a pinch hitter at Coastal Carolina (3/23) • Drew a bases-loaded walk as a pinch hitter at BC (4/10) to drive in UNC’s first run of the game • Had a pinch hit single in the seventh inning of the Georgia Tech finale (5/8).

2015 (Junior): Did not appear in any games due to injury and received a medical redshirt.

2014 (Sophomore): Appeared in 31 games, starting 12 in the infield • Totaled 10 hits and seven runs scored for a .270 average • ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2013 (Freshman): Posted a .333 batting average in 21 games played • Reliable pinch runner, scoring nine runs with .333 slugging and on-base percentages • Recorded her first hit with an RBI vs. Hampton (2/9) • ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: Four-time all-conference selection • District Player of the Year in 2012 • Selected all-state for three years • Also lettered in basketball • Member of the National Honor Society. 

Personal: Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as a CREED Mentor and a Veteran Leader • Born Aug. 16 in Tomball, Texas • Daughter of John and Mary Covert. 

Career Statistics
Year GP GS Avg AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB FLD%
2013 21 0 .333 6 9 2 0 0 0 1 2 .333 0 0 1 .333 0 0 0-0 1.000
2014 31 12 .270 37 7 10 0 0 0 2 10 .270 3 1 1 .333 1 0 0-0 .956
2015 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2016 12 3 .182 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 .182 5 0 2 .438 0 1 0-0 .000
TOTAL 64 15 .259 54 17 14 0 0 0 4 14 .259 8 1 4 .359 1 1 0-0 .957

 

 

Position: 2nd Base/Shortstop
Height: 5'5"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Providence
UNC North Carolina Softball