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Adam Kovacs
Adam Kovacs

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Barrie, Ontario

High School:
St. Joseph's

Position:
Throws

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Announces 2013-14 All-Academic Team

Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success

06/09/2014

Blue Demons Celebrate one of Finest Seasons in School History

Unprecedented success in BIG EAST Conference highlights 2014 Athletics Department Banquet

06/09/2014

Blue Demons Celebrate one of Finest Seasons in School History

Unprecedented BIG EAST success highlights 2013-14 Athletics Department Awards Banquet

04/20/2013

Strong Throws Lead Blue Demons at Saturday's Huskie Open

DePaul finishes first in 10 events at the Northern Illinois meet

04/05/2013

DePaul Out of the Blocks Quickly at Chicagoland Championships

Blue Demons looking to come out on top in rivalry track and field meet

Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2012.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the weight throw ... threw a career-best 16.50m in the weight throw on Jan. 26 at the Spire Midwest Open to finish third ... placed fifth at the Blue and Gold Invitational on Dec. 7, logging a personal-best 13.12m in the shot put.

Outdoor: Finished first in the hammer throw at the Huskie Open on April 20, posting a career-best throw of 52.21m ... Finished second in the javelin throw at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic, recording a career-best mark of 61.68m ... also placed second at the Chicagoland Championships in the javelin ... qualified for the BIG EAST Championhips in both the hammer and javelin.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Indoor: Competed in the shot put at three events...threw a career-best 12.96m in an eighth-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational...threw 12.81m in a 12th-place finish atthe Notre Dame Invitational...placed 14th at the Badger Track Classic with a hrow of 12.11m...competed in the weight throw at six meets...threw a career-best 13.68m at the Badger Track Classic, where he finished ninth...placed 11th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a throw of 12.74m.

Outdoor: Threw a career-best 59.57m in the javelin throw at the BIG EAST Championships, where he finished in second place...finished second in the javelin throw at the Oliver Nikoloff with a throw of 59.16...placed second at the Chicagoland Championships with a throw of 47.25m...placed third at the FSU Relays with a throw of 56.96m...threw a career-best 46.56m in the hammer throw in a second-place finish at the DePaul Invitational...placed fourth at the Purdue Open and eighth at the FSU Relays.

High School: Competed in both the javelin and hammer throw at St. Joseph's High School in Barrie, Ontario...placed fourth in the javelin at the 2011 Canadian Junior Championships with a personal-best throw of 61.09 meters...personal best in the hammer throw has been measured at 46.07 meters.

Personal: Adam's older sister, Alanna, is currently a senior on the women's squad...son of Atilla and Monique Kovacs...also has an older brother, Paul, who played basketball at Laurentian... mother was a track and field athlete at the University of Toronto.