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Clay Kovac
Clay Kovac

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mundelein, Ill.

High School:
Mundelein

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
RHP/IF

B/T:
R/R


High School: A three-year varsity letterwinner at Mundelein High...played three positions in high school, primarily infield and pitching...as a captain in 2003, led his high school team to a first-place state ranking...named the Pioneer Press Rookie of the Year in 2001...earned all-state, all-county, all-city and all-area honors as a junior...named the 2002 Pioneer Press Player of the Year...compiled team-high home runs (15), RBI (66) and batting average (.495)...as a senior, he earned honorable mention all-state honors, in addition to all-county, all-area and all-city accolades...set school records for most home runs in a season (15) and a career (19), RBI in a season (66) and career (100).

Personal: Born Jan. 5, 1985 to Stephen and Patricia Kovac...a no-preference major...enjoys fishing, hunting and snowboarding...names his father as his biggest baseball influence...favorite players include Mark Grace and Kerry Wood.