Dunne Earns UAB Student-Athlete Of The Week

Junior Paul Dunne won his first collegiate tournament in the Blazers' last event.

Feb. 12, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior Paul Dunne of the UAB men’s golf team is the UAB Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced on Wednesday. The UAB Student-Athlete of the Week recognizes Blazer student-athletes who succeed on and off their respective fields of competition.

Dunne and the UAB men’s golf team open the spring season this weekend at the SunTrust Gator Invitational. The three-round event will run through Saturday, Feb. 15 – Sunday, Feb. 16 in Gainesville, Fla.

In the squad’s last event of the fall, Dunne recorded top honors at the Georgetown Intercollegiate. The junior scored a 209 (-4) at the three-round event, securing a two-stroke victory. It marked the first time in Dunne’s collegiate career that he recorded a first-place finish.

Off the course, Dunne excels in the classroom, as well. The finance major owns a 3.82 cumulative GPA. He earned 2013 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Conference USA Academic Medal accolades for his efforts academically.

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