|High School:||Hillsborough HS|
2016 Cross Country: Competed at four events for the Terps during first collegiate season…crossed the line in 19:38.60 at season debut at Mt. St. Mary’s 5K Duals (9/2)…was the No. 5 runner for Maryland at Salty Dog Invite 24:23.17 (9/10)…finished in 23:36.60 at the Princeton Invite (10/15)…went 24:40.30 for the Terps at the B1G Championship (10/30).
Before Maryland: Four-year letter-winner in cross country and track at Hillsborough High School...two-time member of NJSIAA Group 4 Championship team (2012, 14)...three-time Skyland All-Conference Cross Country...2015 cross country MVP, 2016 indoor and outdoor track MVP...2015 Somerset County Cross Country Champion...2016 Somerset County 800m (indoor) and 1600m (outdoor) Champion...2016 Skyland Conference Champion (indoor 800m)...member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society...coached by Rich Refi.
Personal: Daughter of Greg and Judi Novak...has an older brother Jake...lists biggest sports thrill as setting a new school record in the 800m her last home track meet...lists sports hero as Brenda Martinez...chose Maryland because it was a big school with opportunities, close to D.C., had great school spirit and courses related to major...also recruited by Bucknell and Rutgers...majoring in government and politics.