Athlete of the Week Archive

April 28, 2011

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Athlete of the Week



Alexandra Kovacs


If you had to describe Esztergom, Hungary in three words how would you describe it?
"Home sweet home"

What was the hardest thing to get used to when you came to the United States?
"the structure and the discipline"

What is your favorite thing about Laramie?
"our tennis fans"

When you are not playing tennis, what do you like to do?
"hang out with my teammates"

If you could play any other sport besides tennis, what would it be?
"ping-pong"

What is something most people don't know about you?
"that I eat more than a linebacker on the football team"

What is your favorite meal to cook?
"Ramen Noodles"

Do you have any nicknames?
"Szandi, which is a short version of my full name"

What are your plans for summer? Are you going to go back to Hungry at all?
"No, I'm staying here for summer school and then I will go to the Hamptons."

How long have you been playing tennis?
"since I was seven years old"

How did you end up being recruited by Wyoming?
"Coach Gyulai contacted me and offered me a scholarship."

What is your most memorable experience since you have been a Cowgirl?
"The 5:01 practice on Sunday"

If you were stranded on an island and could only take three items with you, what would you take?
"My friends Sasa and Simi, and the Ramen Noodles"

If you could change one thing about Laramie, what would it be?
"I would build a mall"

If you could be any animal for a day what would you be?
"A mosquito, so I could be fast"