Cox advanced from a second-place finish in the preliminaries with a score of 241.85
Matthieu Burtez completed the meet as the Owls' top finisher recording two wins.
Both the men's and women's team came in second to FSU
Owls will next swim at FSU, Jan. 17
Kovacs posted an NCAA B-cut time finishing the 200 fly in 1:58.71, a new personal record.
Freshman Year (2012-13): Placed 7th at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in the 1650 free (16:54.91 - personal best)...top 5 finishes at Western Kentucky, Florida International/Indian Rivers State College and Daytona State meets...top 10 finisher at University of Pittsburgh Invite...3.01 GPA Spring 2013.
High School: Palm Harbor University High School, Florida...swam for Coach Lisa Bitting...lass 3A - 4 time state qualifier...class 3A State Finalist 100 Free...class 3A State Runner Up 2011 (team)...class 3A State Runner up - 400 Free Relay...class 3A State 3rd place - 200 Free Relay...2011-2012 Scholastic All-American.
Personal: Psychology major...born in Dalton, Georgia...daughter of Amy and Glenn King...hobbies include boating, eating, and being with friends.