Team easily defeats both FIU and Daytona behind three wins from Bucz
Bucz and Kovacs each have four first-place finishes in the win
Team defeats Nova & IUP, falls to Western Kentucky
Squad splits FAU Invite meet against two Ivy League schools
Bucz and Kovacs each win two events
Junior ('10-'11): Three times, finished first in the 200-yard butterfly, including against Daytona Beach State College with a season-low time of 2:07.75...also picked up a win and a season-low time against Nova Southeastern and FIU in the 100-yard butterfly (58.14)...had six top-5 finishes throughout the season in the 100-yard butterfly and five top-5 finishes in the 200-yard butterfly...set three season-best times in the Georgia Tech Invitational.
Sophomore ('09-'10): Team's third-highest points scorer...placed 10th in the 200-yard butterfly race at the Sun Belt Conference championships (2:07.74)...member of 200-yard medley relay team that placed fourth in conference meet...recorded season-best 58.53 seconds in 100-yard butterfly and 24.78 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle at conference meet.
Freshman ('08-'09): Member of two first-place relay teams during first year of college competition...helped team win 200-yard freestyle relay against Florida State and Florida International, and the 200-yard medley relay in a meet against Indian River Community College...posted season-best 59.84 in the 100-yard butterfly and 2:11.04 in the 200-yard butterfly...competed in the 50-yard freestyle and 200-yard butterfly during the Sun Belt Conference championships.
High School/Club: All-state swimmer...state champion in the 100-yard butterfly and 50-yard freestyle during the senior year...four-time state finalist in the 100-yard butterfly...holds school records in the 100-yard butterfly and 50-yard freestyle...graduated in the top 10 percent of her class...swam for coach Chrystena Ewen...also was a member of Rockingham Area Youth Swimming under coaches David Grilli and Charlie DeWitt.
Personal: Biological Sciences/Pre-Med major...born in New London, CT...daughter of Donald and Rosemary Hersey...had a relative, Mike O'Neill, play football at FAU...professional goal is to go to medical school and become an emergency room doctor...enjoys traveling, running, Bikram Hot Yoga and going to the beach.