BEFORE SIENA: Attended Newburgh Free Academy...A three-time Section IX champion in the 500 freestyle...Involved in two record breaking races in high school...Contributed to the 200 medley record as well as breaking the 100 breaststroke mark...In her senior season, Hovey won the 100 breast in the section IX championships with a time of 1:07.69...Hovey will be the second current Newburgh Free Academy graduate to swim for the Saints, being joined by rising junior Amanda York.
PERSONAL: Born April 28, 1995...the daughter of Richard and Kathleen Hovey
KUETERMAN ON HOVEY: "Emily has a strong swimming background. I look for her to help us in a variety of events. She understands the dedication the sport requires and she's willing to put the time in to get better."