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Matthew Novak
Matthew  Novak

RS Sophomore

Glen Allen, Va.

High School:
Deep Run

Cross Country/Middle Distance


Virginia Qualifies 26 For NCAA East Preliminaries

Meet to be run in Jacksonville May 26-28


Seven Cavaliers Named USTFCCCA Indoor All-Americans

Mihaljevic, Wynne earn first-team honors


Virginia's DMR Named ACC Track Performer of the Week

Cavalier relay ranks seventh nationally

2016 Indoor:
DMR (Second Team)

ACC Champion
2016 Indoor:

2016 Indoor: DMR

NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier
2016: 1,500m

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2017 Outdoor 
 Finished first in the 2000m steeplechase at the Virginia Quad
 Competed in the 1500m and the 800m at the Miami Hurricane Collegiate Invitational 

2017 Indoor
 Recorded a season best in the mile (4:08.03) at the Boston University Scarlet and White 
 Set a season best in the 3000m (8:24.06) at the Notre Dame Invitational 

2016 Cross Country
• Finished 29th at the ACC Championships, fifth for UVA
• Placed 32nd at NCAA Southeast Regional Champs, fourth for UVA

2016 Outdoor
• Placed 12th in 5,000m and 14th in 1,500m at ACC Championships
• Competed in 1,500m at NCAA East Preliminaries
• Recorded season-best 1,500m of 3:45.35 at Florida Relays, which ranks second on UVA's freshman list

2016 Indoor

• Earned second-team All-America honors as part of distance medley relay that finished 10th at NCAA Championships
• ACC Champion in DMR
• Placed 15th in mile at ACC Championships
• Set season best in mile of 4:03.93 at John Thomas Terrier Invitational, which ranks third on UVA's all-time freshman list 

2015 Cross Country

• Did not compete

• Ranked No. 6 in the class of 2015 in the mile by Dyestat
• 2014 Virginia 5A Cross Country Champion
• 2014 Virginia 5A Outdoor 800m and 1600m Champion

• Son of Kathy and Brad Novak
Has two older siblings, Megan and Daniel
• Father, Brad, played baseball at Duke from 1983-87
• Brother, Daniel, runs for South Carolina


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