Kovach Named As Little East Women's Swimming Rookie Of The Week

Kovach Named As Little East Women's Swimming Rookie Of The Week

UMass Dartmouth freshman Maddie Kovach was named as the Little East Conference Women’s Swimming Rookie of the Week on Tuesday afternoon for her efforts in the Corsairs’ season-opening performance at the Bridgewater State Arsenault Relays last Friday evening.

A native of Oxford, Conn. and a graduate of Oxford High School, Kovach swam the lead leg of the winning 400 medley (4:31.62) and 200 medley (2:02.59) races in her collegiate debut for UMass Dartmouth, which posted a runner-up team finish in the event behind the host Bears.

Head Coach Cathy Motta’s Corsairs return to action on Saturday, October 20th by heading to Bristol, R.I. to compete at the Commonwealth Coast Invitational that begins at 1:00 pm EDT.