Ashlee Kovalevs will this Saturday become the first female
umpire to officiate in a WA Premier Cricket First Grade game.
Kovalevs, 23, will officiate the Round Eight Premier Cricket match
between University and Melville at James Oval from 11.40am.
The Ballajura resident made her Women’s National Cricket
League officiating debut two months ago.
Kovalevs first start umpiring in Premier Cricket in 2012 and
won last season’s Female Competition Umpire of the Year.
She is part of the Cricket Australia Female Scholarship
Officiating Programme and became a member of the WA state representative group