Cliff Covington | #11 | IF/OF
Hometown: McIntosh, Ala.
Previous School: Alabama Southern CC (Leroy HS)
Major: Sports Management
2014: Started all but six games with 39 starts and 39 appearances in his senior season... hit .321 and had a team-high .434 on-base percentage... slugged .489... hit the second-most homers on the team with four... totaled eight doubles and one triple... drove in 26 RBIs and scored 24 runs... recorded 12 multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI games... recorded a team-high 374 putouts and his .995 fielding percentage led all regulars... 792 career putouts ranked fifth all-time at UWF... career .432 on base percentage ranked 10th all-time at UWF
2013: Started 46 games and took over the team’s starting job at first base in his first year at West Florida… hit in the middle of the lineup and finished the year batting .305 with a .431 on-base percentage… tallied 10 doubles, one triple and one home run… scored 26 runs and drove in 35… also stole nine bases in 11 attempts… won the region’s gold glove award at first base with a .991 fielding percentage… started the year on a seven-game hitting streak, batting .522 with eight RBIs over that span… hit 2-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs against Mississippi Valley State (3/13)… hit 3-for-3 with a double, home run and three RBIs at West Georgia (4/6)… batted 2-for-5 with a double, triple and two runs against Delta State at the Gulf South Conference Tournament (5/7)… hit .500 (10-for-20) with two doubles and seven RBIs in five games at the NCAA South Regional, earning all-tournament team honors.
2012: (Alabama Southern Community College) Played in 48 games and started 44 as a sophomore… hit .359 with eight doubles and five home runs… scored 40 runs and drove in 29… led his team with a .495 on-base percentage and slugged .545… stole 20 bases and was caught just once.
2011: (Alabama Southern Community College) Saw action in 41 games as a freshman at Alabama Southern… hit .333 with four home runs and 11 doubles… scored 28 runs and drove in 35.
High School: Attended Leroy High School.