On Kovacs: An NCAA qualifier in both breaststroke events ... should content for ACC titles and NCAA honors.
As a Junior (2004-05): Coming off a strong junior year where she finished 27th in the 100-breast (1:03.32) and in the 200-breast (2:16.68) at the NCAA Championships ... named to the All-ACC Team in the 200-breaststroke ... scored points at the ACC Championships finishing second in the 200-breast with a career best time of 2:14.94 and ninth in the 100-breast (1:03.71) ... swam well at the Terrapin Cup Invitational capturing second in the 200-breast (2:19.69) and in the 100-breast (1:03.97) while placing 32nd in the in the 200-IM (2:14.58) ... was also part of the third-place 400-medley relay team and fourth place 400-medley relay team at the Invitational ... finished second in the 200-breast (2:20.47), third in the 100-breast (1:04.81) and won both the 200- and 400-medley relays with respective times of 1:44.23 and 3:48.15 against Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and Florida State ... won the 200-breast (2:19.46), finished second in the 100-breast with a time of 1:04.73 and was part of the third-place 200 and 400-medley relay team vs. NC State, Pittsburgh and Villanova ... finished second in the 100-breast (1:05.40) and 200-medley relay (1:48.42) against Duke ... won the 200 breast (2:17.96), finished third in the 100-breast (1:05.03) and fourth in the 200-medley relay against conference rival North Carolina ... finished the regular season with a second-place finish in the 200-breast (2:17.11) and fourth-place finish in the 400-medley relay against Virginia helping the Terps to their second undefeated regular season.
As a Sophomore (2003-04): Part of the 200-medley relay team that broke the school record (1:41.41) while finishing third at the ACC Championships ... also placed fifth in the 100-breast (1:03.82) and seventh in the 200-breast (2:19.06), and was part of the third-place 400-medley relay team (3:42.96) at ACC's ... had the ACC's sixth-fastest time of the season in the 200-breast (2:16.48) and the seventh-fastest time in the 100-breast (1:03.66) ... won the 200-breast (2:18.56) and 400-medley relay (3:49.73) at N.C. State in the first meet of the season ... was victorious in the 200-breast (2:19.53) and the 400-medley relay (3:50.06) against Virginia Tech and Clemson ... her time in the 200 breast broke the pool record at Virginia Tech's War Memorial Pool, and the relay team also set a new pool mark ... was part of the winning 200-medley relay against Johns Hopkins and Howard (1:44.72) ... was part of the winning 400-medley relay team against Duke (3:50.39) ... took the crown in the 200-breast (2:17.67) and 400-medley relay (3:49.45) against Georgia Tech ... placed third in the 100-breast (1:03.66) and second in the 200-breast (2:17.39) at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... also was part of the winning 200-medley relay team (1:42.88) ... won both the 100- and 200-breast against Pittsburgh and Villanova with times of 1:04.54 in the 100 and 2:20.61 in the 200 ... also was part of the winning 200- and 400-medley relays ... won the 100-breast with a season-best time of 1:03.66 against North Carolina ... also took second in the 200-breast (2:17.28) and was part of the winning 200-medley relay (1:41.84) ... finished second in the 200-breast with a season-best time of 2:16.48 against Virginia, and was part of the winning 400-medley relay (3:41.63).
As a Freshman (2002-03): One of two freshmen to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... swam both breaststroke events at the national championships, finishing 22nd in the 200 (2:15.61) and 27th in the 100 (1:03.25) ... had two top-10 finishes at the ACC Championships, coming in fourth in the 200-breast (2:15.60) and sixth in the 100-breast (1:02.95) ... was a multiple winner in her collegiate meet, winning the 400-medley relay (3:48.53) and the 200-breast (2:16.09) against NC State ... earned her second individual victory against Clemson and Virginia Tech, winning the 200-breast with a time of 2:16.74 ... won both breaststroke events against Richmond and Wingate with times of 1:04.12 (100) and 2:18.39 (200) ... took first-place honors in the 100-breast against Villanova (59.91) ... came away with a victory in the 200-breast (2:15.59) in a team win over Pittsburgh ... against ACC opponent Duke, won the 100-breast with a time of 1:04.63 ... part of the winning 400-medley relay team against Georgia Tech and North Carolina (3:45.63).
Before Maryland: Has competed in the 2000 Olympic Games, Junior European Championships in Moscow and the European Championships in Istanbul.
Personal: Majoring in psychology ... nickname is Krisz ... enjoys reading and computer games ... daughter of Robert Kovacs and Andrea Stolz.
Career Bests 100 Breast: 1:02.56 200 Breast: 2:15.57