IRVING, Texas – East Carolina Senior Catherine Carson was named the American Athletic Conference’s Golfer of the Week, the league office announced Thursday.

Carson posted a team-best 212 (4 under) to finish tied for second at the Chattanooga Classic, in which the Pirates earned a seventh-place finish. She opened the event with a 76 (4-over) before carding rounds of 67 (5-under) and 69 (2-under) to earn her second career Top 5 finish at ECU after a third place at the Pirate Collegiate Classic. last fall and its seventh place in the Top 10.

She also ranked second in the par 4 standings (3.83) and notched the fourth-highest birdie tally with 11 at the event, which took place at the Council Fire Golf Club, par 72 and 6,234. yards.

“The American Conference is extremely competitive,” said East Carolina head coach CC Buford noted. “Each week, the best players in the world are added to this list. This recognition is a testament to Kathryn’s hard work and the growth model she has shown during her career.

“Development isn’t always visible on the scoreboard. It’s earned through constant dedication to attention to detail and preparation. I’m so proud of her, and it’s a well-deserved honor to see the intangibles she works on pay off.”

Carson and the Pirates will be back on Monday, April 4 when they close out regular season play by hosting the Ironwood Invitational.