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.
Sophomore Year (2013-14): Placed sixth in the Conference USA Championships in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 16:44.6...finished first place in the 1000 freestyle in the meet against Western Kentucky University...ranked in the top 150 in the NCAA for the mile.
Freshman Year (2012-13):Placed seventh 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: Attended Palm Harbor University High School and swam for Head Coach Lisa Bitting...class 3A four-time state qualifier...class 3A State Finalist in the 100 Free...class 3A State runner-up in 2011 (team)...class 3A State runner-up in400 freestyle relay...class 3A State third place in the 200 freestyle...2011-2012 Scholastic All-American.
Personal: Psychology major...born in Dalton, Georgia...daughter of Amy and Glenn King...professional goal is to become a personal trainer...hobbies include watching Netflix, eating, and hanging out with friends.