2022-23 — Led team in 100 free (50.26), 200 free (1:47.93), and 200 IM (2:02.06) with collegiate-best marks… the 100 free and 200 free times rank sixth, and the 200 IM time ranks seventh, respectively, all-time at Iowa… swam third leg on team-leading 200-free relay (1:31.49), second leg on team-leading 400-free relay (3:20.08), lead leg on team-leading 800-free relay (7:24.56), and anchored team-leading 400-medley relay that placed 10th (3:39.13)… the 200-free relay ranks sixth, the 400-free relay ranks fifth, and the 400-medley relay ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… swam third leg on 200-free relay that placed 11th (1:32.16), second leg on 400-free relay tht placed 12th (3:23.77), lead leg on 800-free relay that placed 12th (7:24.56) and anchored 400-medley relay that placed 10th (3:40.18) at Big Ten Championships… won six individual events (three in 200 free, and one each in 200 IM, 50 free and100 free) and swam on five winning relays (four on 400-free and one on 400-medley)… letterwinner.
High School — Swam at the World Short Course Championships in 2018 in China… also swam at the European Championships and European Junior Championships… named the “Best Swimmer of the Town” as freshman and sophomore.. career-best times are: 1:58.29 (200 free SCM)/2:03.27 (200 free LCM), 4:14.78 (400 free SCM)/4:22.30 (400 free LCM), 2:13.93 (200 IM SCM)/2:19.66 (200 IM LCM)… high school coach was Peter Vodak.
Personal — Born Feb. 28, 2003, in Levice… daughter of Peter Kupca and Anna Kupcova… has a younger sister, Denisa… open major.
KUPCOVA’S COLLEGIATE BESTS
|50 Free||23.78||Hawkeye Invite||12/1/22|
|100 Free||50.26||Hawkeye Invite||12/3/22|
|200 Free||1:47.93||at Big Ten Championships||2/15/23|
|200 IM||2:02.06||at Big Ten Championships||2/16/23|