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18 Justin Novak
Justin  Novak

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tokyo, Japan

High School:
American School in Japan

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
INF/C

B/T:
R/R


06/03/2017

UVA Downs DBU, 6-3, to Advance at Fort Worth Regional

Casey works seven strong innings as UVA moves on to face TCU/CCSU winner

05/26/2017

UVA Uses Big First Inning to Cruise Past Clemson, 10-2

Cavaliers score eight runs in first inning and get seven strong innings from Daniel Lynch

05/20/2017

No. 9 UVA Wins 10-9 at Georgia Tech to Take Series

Cavaliers win sixth straight ACC series

05/19/2017

No. 9 Virginia Rolls to 16-3 Win at Georgia Tech

Cavaliers reach 40-win plateau for 11th time in last 14 seasons

05/02/2017

No. 10 Virginia Walks Off With 8-7 Win Over Liberty

Novak hits game-winning single in bottom of ninth inning

06/15/2015

A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

Images from UVa's run through College World Series and to the national title

04/17/2015

Baseball vs. Miami (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. Miami (By Kelsey Grant)

2017
• Played in 44 games, including 35 starts at third base and two at second base
• Hit .295 for the season, but batted .333 in 22 ACC games (18 starts)
• Recorded hits in eight of his last 10 starts
• Was 2-for-2 and scored twice in NCAA tournament opener against Dallas Baptist (6/3)
• Was 2-for-4 in ACC Tournament start vs. Clemson (5/26)
• Hit first home run of season in regular-season finale at Georgia Tech (5/20)
• Was 3-for-9 in series at Georgia Tech
• Hit walk-off single in ninth inning against Liberty (5/2)
• Was 3-for-5 with pair of doubles in win at Florida State (4/29)
• Was 5-for-8 in Duke series
• Went 4-for-11 in three starts at third base in North Carolina series

2016
• Played in 49 games, with 44 starts (32 at third base, six at second base, five at catcher and one at shortstop)
• Started UVA’s last 34 games, including each game in last seven ACC series
• Made huge jump from freshman season, recording 45 hits and 29 RBI
• Went 2-for-3 with career-high three RBI against William & Mary (3/1)
• Recorded career-high four hits in win over JMU (3/22)
• Went 3-for-4 with five RBI and first career HR against GW (4/6)
• Cranked 2-run homer and drove in three against VCU (4/20)
• Was 4-for-9 with pair of RBI in series at Miami
• Hit two-out, two-run double to give UVA the lead in ninth-inning comeback win at Pitt (4/30)
• Was 5-for-14 in Georgia Tech series
• Went 4-for-12 with three runs in NCAA regional; had three hits in opener against William & Mary (6/3)

2015
• Played in 36 games, making 23 starts (21 at second base, one at shortstop, one at catcher)
• Started UVa’s first 21 games
• Laid down eight sacrifice bunts
• As pinch hitter, put down sac bunt in eighth inning in NCAA Regional game vs. San Diego State, setting up go-ahead RBI single (5/30)
• Singled and scored pair of runs in win at NC State (4/24)
• Recorded pair of RBI in win at East Carolina (2/14)


AMERICAN SCHOOL IN JAPAN

• Four-time Kanto Plains All-Star (all-league)
• Led team to two DoDEA Pacific Far East Tournament championships
• Twice named to tournament all-star team
• Team finished 27-0 his senior season
• Coached by John Seevers
• Also played two years of basketball (guard) and was team co-captain and MVP his senior year
• Member of team that won 2012-2013 DoDEA Pacific Far East championship
• Was 2013-14 Hong Kong Holiday Tournament All-Star

PERSONAL
• Parents are Kevin and Momoko Novak
• Has one brother, Shawn, who pitched at the University of Hawaii and Oxnard College

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