IRVINE, Calif. – (Hawaii Athletics) The 2012 academic all-Big West awards were announced and Dmytro Kovalyov and Kelly Majam were named the University of Hawai'i's Big West Conference Male and Female Scholar Athletes of the Year.
Kovalyov, a senior member of the Warrior mens tennis team, earned first team all-conference honors in doubles and second team all-conference honors in singles during the 2012 season. He trained at the Barcelona Total Tennis Academy and has competed in International Tennis Federation events across the globe. Kovalyov is a member of the International Business Organization and a Salvation Army volunteer. An International Business, Finance and Human Resource Management major, he hopes to play tennis professionally and pursue a master of business administration.