PRIOR TO LAMAR: Played for Dinamo Kiersk from 2008 through 2010 ... Helped lead Dinamo Kiersk to a third-place finish in the 2010 Russian championships ... Took part in training camp with Russian national team in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 22, 1992, in Lviv, Ukraine ... Daughter of Anatolij and Natalia Kovtun ... Father played professional basketball ... Enjoys painting ... Majoring in general studies at Lamar.