24 Whitney Kovar
24 Whitney Kovar
Hometown: Bethpage, N.Y.
High School: Plainedge
Position: D

2008: Played in 17 games, starting in 11 ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... tallied nine caused turnovers ... picked up 15 ground balls ... recorded five draw controls.

2007: Played in 18 games, starting in 13 ... picked up 27 groundballs ... recorded eight draw controls ... tallied 21 caused turnovers ... registered her first collegiate shot against Fairfield (3/15).

2006: Played in nine games in her first season, starting one ... registered two ground balls and one caused turnover ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year member of varsity lacrosse team ... was an all-county selection ... earned Unsung Hero Award ... named Defenseman of the Year ... also played volleyball, basketball and participated in indoor track ... coached and officiated Police Athletic League lacrosse ... member of art club and National English Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Joe and Lynn Kovar ... father played lacrosse at Hofstra and Adelphi and was a member of the 1982 US World Lacrosse team ... has two sisters, Lindsay and Kimberly and one brother, Joey ... majoring in studio arts with a minor in philosophy.