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Camilla Covas

  • position Defensive Specialist
  • height 5-6
  • class Senior
  • Hometown San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Major Management
  • High school Academia Maria Reina
  • position Defensive Specialist
  • height 5-6
  • class Senior
  • Hometown San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Major Management
  • High school Academia Maria Reina

Camilla Covas Bio


  • 2020, 2021 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2019-20 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2022 (SENIOR)
  • Served as the team’s primary defensive specialist and serving sub, playing in 84 sets in 24 matches.
  • Finished fourth on the team with 22 service aces, her second career season with 20 or more aces.
  • Totaled 102 digs and 262 serve receptions as a back-row defender.
  • Opened the season with a team-high four aces and 16 total digs in 10 sets during the first three matches.
  • Dropped in three aces along with six digs in a three-set sweep of Cincinnati (9/10).
  • Recorded her fourth multi-ace performance of the season with three aces in the win at Miami (9/16), also adding a season-high 11 digs.
  • Finished with a season-high four aces in three sets at Tennessee (10/9).

2021 (JUNIOR)

  • Played in 33 sets over 15 matches.
  • Made three digs with one ace as a serving specialist vs. UCF (9/3).
  • Stepped in as the libero in the fifth set against LSU, finishing with three digs and eight serve receptions in the set (10/20).
  • Led the team in serve receptions (19) and digs (10) in the win over Alabama (10/24).
  • Played at libero for three sets at Ole Miss, getting season highs for digs (11) and serve receptions (23).
2020-21 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Played in 20 of the team’s 22 matches and missed just 10 sets for the year.
  • Led the team with 232 total digs (3.14 per set).
  • Her team-high 27 service aces is the sixth-highest total in a single season of SEC play in the rally-scoring era.
  • Committed just 25 errors on 462 total serve receptions, good for a reception percentage of .946.
  • Made her first collegiate start at libero in a win over Auburn, finishing with 13 digs and four aces (10/29).
  • Led the team with a career-high 20 digs at Tennessee, and followed it with 14 digs, five assists and two aces in the rematch the following day (11/7).
  • Helped the team score an upset of No. 4 Florida, recording 19 digs, seven assists and an ace (11/12).
  • Set personal bests in digs (20) and serve receptions (35) vs. Alabama (1/30).
  • Had five aces and 15 digs in a win vs. Miss. St. (2/5).
  • Ended the season with four aces, six assists and 17 digs in three sets at Arkansas (3/20).


  • Played in nine matches, and played in 19 total sets.
  • Made her collegiate debut against Cleveland State (8/31).
  • Recorded two digs against Kansas (9/7).
  • Stepped into a big spot against No. 9 Wisconsin, and posted two service aces, three digs and 11 serves received (9/13).


  • A four year member of the Academia Maria Reina high school team.
  • Puerto Rico High School Athletic Alliance All Star Team member.
  • Won the PRHSAA league title as a junior and finished second as a senior.


  • Daughter of Rafael Covas and Margarita Córdova.
  • Has an older brother, Carlos.
  • Her father played baseball and club volleyball at Ohio Dominican University.
  • Plans to major in business, with the goal of pursuing a MBA with a focus on international business.