59 - Eli Kovach
Eli Kovach
Height: 6-2
Weight: 260
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Eastlake, OH
High School: Willoughby South
Position: DL
Major: Education
gp 7
tk 21
sac 2
int -
ffum -

2012: Named First Team All-GLIAC despite missing four games with injury…Finished with 21 tackles (18 solo)…Tied for team lead with 8.5 tackles for loss and also had 2.0 sacks and two fumble recoveries…Had a sack that resulted in a 23-yard loss and safety against Virginia-Lynchburg (9/1)…Finished with six tackles (2.5 for loss) at Hillsdale (9/8)…Also made six tackles against Northern Michigan (9/15) and had five solo stops against Malone (11/10).

2011: GLIAC All-Academic Team member…Honorable Mention All-GLIAC performer…Started all 11 games and team’s fifth-leading tackler with 59 stops (10.5 for loss)…Ninth in GLIAC in tackles for loss…Tallied 2.5 sacks (loss of 27 yards) and 3.0 tackles for loss against Tiffin…Had season-best eight tackles (2.0 for loss) at Findlay…Also made seven stops against Wayne State.

2010: Played in nine games…Recorded 31 total tackles, including two sacks and 5.5 tackles for loss…Also recovered one fumble…Tallied seven tackles against Findlay…Made six tackles (1.5 for loss) against Ferris State…Received GLIAC All-Academic honors.

2009: Started at defensive tackle in nine games for ODU…Recorded a total of 19 tackles…Had seven solo stops and 12 assists…Tallied three tackles for loss…Had two pass break-ups.

2008:  Did not play…Was red-shirted his freshman season…Continued to improve as an interior defensive linemen for the Panthers…Will compete for more playing time as he gets stronger in the Panthers defensive scheme.

High School:  Comes to Ohio Dominican from Willoughby South High School in Willoughby, Ohio…Was named team captain in his final season for the Rebels….Selected to the First Team All-Lake County, All-Premier Athletic Conference and All-District Defense…Voted Lake County Defensive Player of the Year and Kiwanis Lineman of the Year…Was a Division I All-Ohio Special Mention…Earned Scholar Athlete Award and was a Honor Roll student…Was also a member of the Rebels’ track and field team.

Defensive

G

UA

A

Total

TFL/Yds

Sack

PD

FF

FR

2009

10

7

12

19

3.0/6

0

2

0

0

2010

9

8

23

31

5.5/13

2

0

0

1

2011

11

18

41

59

10.5/40

2.5

1

0

0

2012

7

18

3

21

8.5/41

2

0

0

2

Totals

37

51

79

130

27.5/100

6.5

3

0

3

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 8 at Findlay (10/15/11)
Tackles For Loss: 3.0 vs Tiffin (10/22/11)
Sacks: 2.5 vs Tiffin (10/22/11)
Fumbles Recovered: 2 times vs Malone (11/10/12)
Pass Break Ups: 1 vs Indy (11/12/11)




Recent Games
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 18 16
Assists 3 3
Tackles 21 19
Tackles per game 3.0 3.2
Sacks 2 1
Sack yards 29 6
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 1 - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 1 - - - - 0
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 57-6 2 0 2 1 23 2 25 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Hillsdale L, 38-20 5 1 6 - - 2.5 6 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Northern Michigan W, 47-7 5 1 6 - - 1 2 - 1 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Grand Valley State L, 46-41 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Walsh W, 24-13 1 1 2 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Ashland L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Findlay W, 63-31 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Notre Dame (OH) W, 45-7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Tiffin W, 31-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Lake Erie W, 44-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Malone W, 56-7 5 0 5 1 6 2 7 - 1 - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2012-13 7 - - - - - - - - -
Total 7 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2012-13 7 - - - - - - - -
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2012-13 7 - - - - - - -
Total 7 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2012-13 7 - - - - - - - 0
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2012-13 7 - - - - - - - -
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2012-13 7 - - - - 0 .0
Total 7 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2012-13 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2012-13 7 18 3 21 3.0 2 29 8.5 41 - 2 0 - - - -
Total 7 18 3 21 3.0 2 29 8.5 41 - 2 0 - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 7 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 7 - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 6 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 3 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - 0

September 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

September - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 7 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 6 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 4 - - - - 0 .0
Away 3 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 5 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 2 - - - - 0 .0

September 5 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -

September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 7 18 3 21 3.0 2 29 8.5 41 - 2 0 - - - -
Conference 6 16 3 19 3.2 1 6 6.5 16 - 2 0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 4 13 2 15 3.8 2 29 6 35 - 2 0 - - - -
Away 3 5 1 6 2.0 - - 2.5 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 13 2 15 3.0 2 29 6 35 - 2 0 - - - -
Losses 2 5 1 6 3.0 - - 2.5 6 - - - - - - -

September 5 13 3 16 3.2 1 23 6.5 34 - 1 0 - - - -
November 2 5 0 5 2.5 1 6 2 7 - 1 0 - - - -