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    4  Bob Novak
    Bob Novak

    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Homer Glen, Ill.

    High School:
    Lockport Township

    Last College:
    Notre Dame

    Height / Weight:
    5-6 / 145

    Position:
    Midfield


    12/19/2013

    Men's Soccer: Season in Review

    Talent, leadership and character defined UIC's record-setting season

    12/10/2013

    Four Flames Named NSCAA Great Lakes All-Region

    Bob Novak, Josh Beard, Slobodan Aleksov and Jesus Torres earn regional honors

    11/17/2013

    Flames Fall In Championship Final, Await Postseason Fate

    UIC's chance to continue in the postseason will be decided tomorrow during the NCAA Selection Show

    11/16/2013

    Flames Head To Championship With 1-0 Win Over Wright State

    UIC will face No. 2 Milwaukee in the Championship Final

    11/14/2013

    Men's Soccer Set For Horizon League Semifinals Against Cleveland State

    The Flames enter the tournament as the No. 1 seed for the first time since the 2008 season

    AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2013): Earned a spot on the NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Second Team ... named Horizon League Co-Player of the Year and to the All-League First Team ... played and started in all 20 matches ... scored three goals throughout the season and netted the game-winners against SIUE (09/28) and Cleveland State (10/05) ... collected six assists, including two against IPFW (09/22) ... made 24 shot attempts with 14 on goal ... named to the UIC Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team

    AS A SENIOR at Notre Dame (2012)
    : Saw action in all 22 games with nine starts ... helped the Fighting Irish capture the top overall seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament ... attempted four shots

    AS A JUNIOR at Notre Dame (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)

    AS A SOPHOMORE at Notre Dame (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 at Notre Dame (2009)
    : Did not see game action, redshirting the season

    PREP/PERSONAL
    : 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 ... currently enrolled in a Master's Program/Instructional Leadership

    HORIZON LEAGUE ACCOLADES
    - Co-Player of the Year (2013)
    - All-League First Team (2013)

    CAREER STATISTICS

    Year GP-GS Sh G A Pts GW
    2009 Redshirt Season
    2010 2-0 0 0 0 0 0
    2011 10-8 3 1 0 2 0
    2012 22-9 4 0 0 0 0
    2013 20-20 24 3 6 12 2
    Totals 54-37 31 4 6 14 2