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David Kovalcik
David Kovalcik

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chantilly, Va.

High School:
Chantilly

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
Punter

Birthdate:
06/13/1986



2006 Don Hansen Honorable Mention FCS Mid-Major All-American
2006 Second Team All-MAAC
2004 & 2005 First Team All-MAAC

Has served as DU's starting punter since stepping on campus ... two-time first team All-MAAC pick enters his senior year second on Duquesne's all-time punting average list at 36.2 yards per kick ... has 11 career 50-yard punts ... has placed nearly one-third of his 156 career punts inside the opponent 20 with just 10 touchbacks ... can also placekick in a pinch.

as a junior (2006): punted 43 times for 1,534 yards (35.2 avg.) ... placed 16 punts inside the 20 with just one touchback ... had a season-best 51-yard boot vs. Iona ... placed three of four punts inside the 20 in averaging a season-high 40.0 yards per punt in the win over Marist.

as a sophomore (2005): punted 68 times for 2,356 yards (34.6 avg.) ... the number of punts and total yardage rank second on DU's all-time single-season list ... placed 16 punts inside the opponent 20 with just four touchbacks ... launched a career-best 57-yarder in the rain at Georgetown ... also had 50-plus yard punts at Saint Francis (53), at Marist (52) and versus Saint Peter's (51) ... punted 10 times - one shy of the school record - both at Penn (33.9 avg.) and at Georgetown (39.2 avg.) ... as a freshman (2004): averaged 39.0 yards per kick in earning first team All-MAAC honors ... boomed six punts 50 or more yards with a long of 56 vs. Marist ... placed 13 kicks inside the 20-yard line.

personal: was one of 54 players named to the 2006 Division I-AA ADs Association Academic All-Star Team ... earned a spot on the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 2 Football Team ... major: business ... date of birth: 6/13/86.

Kovalcik's career statistics
punting
Year	G/GS	No.	Yds.	Avg.	LG	TB	I20
2004	10/10	45	1,756	39.0	56	5	13
2005	10/10	68	2,356	34.6	57	4	16
2006	10/10	43	1,534	35.7	51	1	16
Totals	30/30	156	5,646	36.2	57	10	45

long punts Yards Opponent Year 57 at Georgetown 2005 56 Marist 2004 55 at Fordham 2004 55 at Robert Morris 2004 53 at Saint Peter's 2004 53 at Saint Francis 2005

Has placed three punts inside the 20 on five occasions: Freshman: at Robert Morris & at Saint Peter's Sophomore: at Georgetown Junior: vs. Marist & at Saint Peters

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