10 - Kelly Novak|
|Previous School:||Clayton Valley HS|
AS A SENIOR (2006)
Earned Big Sky honorable mention accolades for the second consecutive season after scoring three goals, including two game winners and tacking on four asists in her fourth and final season...her career numbers now include 10 goals and nine assists...helped Sacramento State advance to the Big Sky Touranment Finals scoring a penalty kick in the fifth and final round of the shootout, moving the Hornets past Montana 5-4 in the semifinals...clinched two game winners against Big Sky competition....first one-timing a cross from Maggie Murphy in a 1-0 shutout of Weber State...later in the year scored in the 83rd minute in a 2-1 victory over Eastern Washington...had a goal and an assist in the team’s 4-3 overtime loss to Boise State.
AS A JUNIOR (2005)
Had the breakout season her coaches expected, scoring a career-high four goals and tacking on one assist....received all-Big Sky honorable mention accolades...was dangerous in the forward line, creating scoring opportunities in the offensive third...scored during the team’s 2-0 shutout of Montana on Oct.9...her biggest strike came in overtime, when she buried the golden goal in Sacramento State’s 2-1 victory over Northern Arizona on Oct. 16...also scored two goals in a 5-1 win over Cal State East Bay on Oct. 21...started 13 of 19 matches and took 26 shots during the season (15 on goal)...was also named Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 17.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2004)
One of the Hornets’ fastest and craftiest players on the offensive end...played in 15 matches and started 10 during the year...scored her only goal of the season in a 5-1 victory over IUPUI on Sept. 5...tallied her only assist of the season in the team’s 2-1 win over Montana on Oct. 29...finished the year with 17 shots (nine on goal).
AS A FRESHMAN (2003)
Another contributor to the Hornet offense in her first year with the program...appeared in 17 matches, including 13 starts...finished with two goals, three assists and seven points...registered first collegiate goal against Oregon on Sept. 14...tallied first assist in a 4-2 win over San Francisco on Oct. 3...followed that effort with an assist and the game-winning goal against Utah on Oct. 5...earned Big Sky Conference all-academic honors.
A 2003 graduate of Clayton Valley HS in Concord, Calif...played four years of soccer as a forward...led the Eagles to a Bay Valley Athletic League championship in 2002...named all-BVAL and team Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior...also led the Eagles in scoring during that span..tallied 15 goals and 18 assists as a junior...recorded 21 goals and 30 assists as a senior...a three-year member of the Walnut Creek Strikers in Walnut Creek, Calif...led the squad to a pair of State Premier League Championships in 2000 and 2001...also helped lead the team to a 2003 State Cup Finals appearance...led the Strikers in scoring each of the past two seasons...tallied 26 goals and five assists in 2001...registered 21 goals and 11 assists in 2002.
Born Oct. 29, 1985...mother is Ann Novak...major is psychology.