Team looks to make its fourth straight NCAA post-season appearance
OREGON STATE SOPHOMORE (2012) Played in all 20 matches, starting 15 ... Scored one goal on ten shots, two of which were on goal ... Logged 1,459 minutes of play on the pitch ... Lone goal was a game winner and came in 2-1 win at Cal State Fullerton (Aug. 30) ... Named as Honorable Mention on Pac-12's All-Academic Team ... Voted team's 'Most Improved Player' at post-season awards banquet.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011) Played in 15 games and was an integral substitute for the defense ... She recorded one shot on goal against Washington and notched 387 minutes on the season ... Was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention team.
FRESHMAN (2010) Redshirted freshman season.
ODP Played in the Oregon Development Program for three years ... Team made the regional pool in 2009 ... Advanced to regional camp in 2009 and 2008.
CLUB Played with Tualatin Hills United Soccer Club for three years and FC Willamette for four years ... Tualatin Hills United was state champion and Las Vegas Showcase champion in 2009 ... Team played in Spain in 2010.
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Crescent Valley High School in 2010 ... Lettered four seasons in soccer ... Scored 57 goals and added 31 assists during career ... Was named First Team All-State in as a senior ... Was a four-time MVP on her team ... Named to the First Team All-Mid Willamette-League three times and Second Team one time ... Team was league champions in 2009 and 2007 ... Team advanced to the state championships in 2006 ... Also lettered in track and field ... Member of the National Honors Society.
PERSONAL Born in Corvallis, Ore. ... Daughter of Dave and Natalie Kovac ... Father is an educator and mother is an administrative assistant ... Father played soccer at California ... Has two siblings, Alex and Abby ... Major is undecided ... Chose Oregon State because "of the coaching staff, the atmosphere and I wanted to play in the Pac-10."