Kovacs, Boylan Collect U-M's Big Ten Sportsmanship Awards
Last Updated: June 22, 2012
At Michigan ... Two-time All-American -- Second Team All-America (2012, Indoor 4x400-meter Relay), Honorable Mention All-America (2012, Outdoor 4x400-meter Relay) ... 2010 Second Team All-Big Ten (Indoor) ... Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree (2012, Outdoor) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2010, '11, '12) ... Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2010, '11, '12).
R-Junior (I)/Senior (O) (2012) ... Two-time All-American (Second Team - Indoor 4x400m relay; Honorble Mention - Outdoor 4x400m relay) ... Michigan's Outdoor Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ...Championship Meets... At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 6-9), led off the 4x400-meter relay that finished 19th in the prelims, earning Honorable Mention All-America honors ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 24-26), ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay that placed eighth in a season-best time of 3:06.15 to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), finished 14th in the 200-meter dash prelims (21.43), ran the first leg of the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:06.27) and ran the first leg of the 4x100-meter relay that finished ninth in the prelims (40.75) ... At the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 10), ran the second leg of the 10th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:11.20), earning Second Team All-America honors ...At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 25), ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished fourth (3:09.54) ...Outdoor...At the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), won the 200-meter dash in a time of 21.53 and ran the first leg of the runner up 4x100-meter relay (41.22) ... At the Georgia Spec Towns Invitational (April 12-14), ran the first leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:09.28) and the 4x100-meter relay, which finished fourth (41.27), and posted a sixth-place finish in the 400-meter dash (47.92) ... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), took fourth in the 400-meter dash, (48.53), ran the second leg of the winning sprint medley relay (3:25.76), as well as the first leg of the runner up 4x400-meter relay (3:12.13) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), tied for 10th place in the 400-meter dash (48.51) and ran the first leg of U-M's 'A' 4x400-meter relay, which finished sixth (3:10.89) ... Indoor...Ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished sixth in a season-best time of 3:07.75 at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational (March 3) ... Finished second in the unseeded section of the 400-meter dash (48.63) and ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished second (3:09.14) at the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 10-11) ... At Navy's Wesley A. Brown Invitational (Jan. 28), placed third in the 200-meter dash (22.06) ... Finished fifth in the 200-meter dash (22.33) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).
R-Sophomore (I)/Junior (O) (2011) ...Academic All-Big Ten ... Championship Meets ... Finished eighth in the 400m dash at the Big Ten Outdoors Championships (May 15) ...Finished 10th in the 60-meter dash, 12th in the 200-meter dash, and fourth on the 4x400-meter relay at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) ...Outdoor ... Won the 400-meter dash and tied for fifth in the 200-meter dash at the FSU Relays (March 25-26) ... Indoor ...Placed fourth in the 200-meter dash at the Grand Valley State Big Meet (Feb. 11-12) ... Finished sixth in the 200-meter dash (seeded), and ninth in the 60-meter dash (6.91) at ND Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4-5), running in 21.72 seconds ... Won the 200-meter dash against Ohio State in "The Dual" (Jan. 15).
R-Freshman (I)/Sophomore (O) (2010) ... Second Team All-Big Ten (Indoor) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Championship Meets ... Ran on the 4x400-meter relay team at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries, taking 17th ... Finished 10th in the 200-meter dash at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 15) ... Was a part of Michigan's second place distance medley relay team at the 2010 Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28), along with Dallas Bowden, Brendon Blacklaws and Sean McNamara ... Outdoor... Won the 400-meter dash at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (April 16) ... Won the 400-meter dash in a time of 47.98at the Duke Invitational (April 2) ... Indoor ... Ran the 60m, 200m, 400m, 4x400-meter relay and distance medley relay during the 2010 indoor season ... Competed in the 60- and 200-meter dashes at the Rod McCravy Invitational (Jan. 30) ... Finished third in the 400-meter dash at the EMU Invitational (Jan. 9).
Freshman (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Outdoor... Clocked a time of 10.88 in the 100-meter dash at the Auburn Invitational (April 4) ... Ran a time of 22.50 in the 200-meter dash at the Rice Bayou Classic (March 28) ... Indoor... Redshirted.
Prep ... Lincoln-Way East High School (2008) ... Three-year letterwinner in track and field (2006-08) ... Team MVP in 2008 ... Two-time team captain (2007-08) ... Conference champion in the 100-meters and 200-meters in 2008 ... Sectional champion in the 100-meters and the 4x100-meter relay in 2008 ... State qualifier in the 100-meters and the 200-meters and the 4x100-meter relay and the 4x400-meter relay in 2008 ... Third in the 100-meters and fifth in the 200-meters at the state meet in 2008 ... Fr./So. Team MVP in 2006.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Majoring in ecology and evolutionary biology ... Born January 9, 1990 ... Son of George and Jurate Neuman.