Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications
Cavenaugh was a versatile catcher with the Seahawks from 1970-73 who belted 18 home runs and drove in 74 runs during his four-year career. He had 37 stolen bases and scored 125 runs in four seasons on the diamond.
Cavenaugh was a three-time NAIA District 28 selection and enjoyed his finest season in 1971 when he batted .314 with six doubles, four triples and six home runs. Following his graduation in 1973, Cavenaugh became a successful area businessman and assisted UNCW's athletic department with several facility improvements.