Maverick Hovey Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site
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Maverick Hovey
Maverick  Hovey


Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie




A Senior Dual Send-Off

Hawkeyes down Western Illinois, 128-80, on Senior Night


Hawkeyes Set to Open Season

Iowa hosts the Black & Gold Intrasquad meet Saturday at the CRWC Pool


Hawkeye Invitational - Dec. 1

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Dec. 1, 2012

2014-15 -- Posted collegiate-best times in the 50 free (21.10), 200 free (1:43.11), 100 breast (1:03.93), and 100 fly (48.58)... recorded 17 top-five finishes, including three wins... named Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Dean's List honoree for the spring semester... letterwinner.

2013-14 -- Swam collegiate-bests in the 100-free (46.68), 100-back (50.63), and 100-fly (49.29) at the Iowa Senior Championships, and in the 50-free (22.19) at the Shamrock Invitational... recorded one top-10 time... Academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- Swam collegiate best times in 50 free (22.44) vs. Western Illinois, 100 free (47.83) vs. Minnesota, and 100 (51.02) and 200 (1:54.74) fly, and 200 IM (1:57.54) at the Hawkeye Invitational... posted a pair of top-five finishes... named to UI Dean's List... letterwinner.

High School -- Three-time All-American and four-time all-state and all-conference selection... was a 10-time automatic All-America selection sophomore through senior seasons... received Hardest Worker Award as a sophomore and senior... team captain as a senior... led team to state title as a senior... set a Minnesota state record in the 200 free relay (1:23.90) as a senior... five-time state champion... eight-time conference champion... holds school record in 100 fly (49.52), 200 free (1:40.97), 200 medley relay (1:33.75) and 200 free relay (1:23.90)... named Star Tribune Athlete of the Week once as a junior and senior... named Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week as a senior and KARE 11 Athlete of the Week as a junior... member of the National Honor Society and was a Scholastic All-American and AP Scholar... coached by Kelly Boston.

Personal -- Born Aug. 22, 1993... son of Mark and Nancy Hovey... has a younger brother, Zachary... majoring in mechanical engineering.

Hovey's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 21.10 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
100 Free 46.48 Iowa Senior Championships 3/2/14
200 Free 1:43.11 Northwestern 1/24/15
100 Back 50.63 Iowa Senior Championships 3/2/14
100 Breast 1:03.93 Intrasquad Meet 10/11/14
100 Fly 48.58 Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15
200 Fly 1:54.74 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2/12
200 IM 1:57.54 Hawkeye Invitational 11/30/12

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