AS A SENIOR (2012): Played in all 22 games, including a career-high nine starts ... attempted four shots ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned his second monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Appeared 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 ... graduated from the College of Science ... was a science pre-professional (pre-med) major and finished with a 3.031 cumulative GPA.
Novak's Career Statistics
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