#30 Kovac, Kurt

Kovac, Kurt
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 84 kg

Born: 19.06.1969 in Abilene, TX, USA
Age: 54


Kovac walked away with the NLB-Team's Best Batter award at the General Assembly, as he batted .415 and led the team with 27 hits, 33 runs scored and 33 stolen bases. He also received the Best Fielder award together with Francesco Falcone.


Kovac was credited with the NLB-Team's Best Batter award, as he batted .340 and led the team with 33 hits, 11 doubles and 37 runs scored.


Kovac received the NLB-Team's MVP award at the 2011 General Assembly. Kovac led the Challengers with 25 hits, 7 doubles, 19 RBI's and .403 batting average. Kovac was also credited with the Best Pitcher award, as he went 3-2 with a 3.65 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 37 innings pitched.


Kovac set new career highs with five RBI's, four 2-out RBI's, three hits and six at-bats against the Zurich Lions.


Kovac singled in his 100th NLA-at-bat in the third inning against the Reussbühl Eagles.


Kovac was named Rookie Of The Year in the NLA in 2002.


In 2002, Kovac had one of the best rookie seasons ever in Challengers history, getting six doubles and stealing 17 bases.


Kovac had a season-high three hits in three at-bats against the Bern Cardinals, and also scored three runs

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