HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
senior running back Kyle Kovach
(Munster/Andrean) competed in the fourth annual D-III
Senior Classic at the site of the 2012 NCAA Division III
Kovach represented the North Team in the contest that finished
with a 37-21 victory by the South All-Stars. The D-III Senior
Classic brings together the nation's top NCAA Division III seniors
to compete in a North vs South format all-star game.
Kovach had three rushes in the game and also returned one
kickoff for 15 yards.
Kovach capped his career as the all-time leading rusher at
Rose-Hulman with 3,631 yards and the all-purpose leader with 6,134
yards gained. His accomplishments included 39 rushing
touchdowns, 46 total touchdowns, the NCAA Division III all-purpose
yardage statistical national championship in 2011, and a spot on
the Associated Press / Sports Illustrated Little All-America Team
Kovach earned second-team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference after battling through an injury plagued 2012
season. He rushed for team-high totals of 626 yards and eight
touchdowns, and also hauled in 22 pass receptions for 162 yards and
Rose-Hulman finished the season with a 5-5 record and was 5-3 in
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.