#3 Bob Novak
Played in 34 career games, including 17 starts … one goal … two monograms … BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
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[apos]s `2009 Top 100 Men[apos] 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.
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