Rutqvist makes third straight 200 breaststroke championship final
Carolina swims six NCAA B cuts, four personal bests
Flach, Warner to race for SEC titles
Flach shatters school record in 500 freestyle with NCAA automatic qualifying time
Flach Set To Race For 500 Freestyle Title
2011-12 - Among Gamecocks' top newcomers...Won two races on the season in the 200 backstroke, claiming first against Georgia Tech and in a tri-meet against Duke and Queens...Narrowly missed making the consolation finals in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships, placing 17th in the prelims with a career best time of 1:48.10...Time was the second best on the team this season in the event...Had third best time on the team in the 100 backstroke with a 49.92 at the SEC Championships...Swam on the 800 freestyle relay team at the SEC Championships that recorded a NCAA B cut time of 6:32.83...Also swam the 200 freestyle, 100 and 200 butterfly and 200 IM.
PRE-COLLEGE - Member of the Quest Swimming club team...Named team captain...Helped lead Quest to a second place finish at the Virginia Senior Championships during senior year, which was the best finish in club history.
PERSONAL - Full name is Michael Knox Covert...Born July 9, 1992...Parents are Rory and Rutn Covert...Has two brothers, John and Stephen, and one sister, Rachel...Chose South Carolina because of its coaching staff...Majoring in retail management.