Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
Men's Soccer tied against the Denver Pioneers after battling through overtime on September 9th.
Has played in 12 career games, including eight starts ... one goal ... earned a monogram as a junior ... gives valuable depth to the wide midfield positions ... has a good eye for the goal ... hits the target and can penetrate well ... possesses a great work ethic ... a smart player.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Played in 10 games, including eight starts ... tallied one goal ... made his first career start in a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... scored his first career goal just 26 seconds into the match in a 2-1 triumph of Bucknell in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... that was the quickest Notre Dame goal of the BIG EAST era (since 1995) ... earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Played in two games ... saw time in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Fighting Irish ... played in a 4-1 victory over Marquette.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Member of the Chicago Magic Soccer Club ... named to TopDrawerSoccer.com's `2009 Top 100 Men' recruits ... selected to Region II pool team as U-13, U-14 and U-15 ... won ODP national championship with Team Illinois ... two-time all-state midfielder ... started on his varsity squad all four seasons at Lockport Township ... Super Y-League U-15 national champion with the Magic ... runner-up with the Magic at the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) U-14 national championship ... three-time Region II champion ... son of Richard and Mary Fran Novak ... enrolled in the College of Science as a science pre-professional (pre-med) major.