10 Lucas Novak
10 - Lucas Novak
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Palo Alto Senior
Position: UTL
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2018: ACWPC All-Academic (Outstanding Honors) ... tallied four goals, two assists, one steal and drew three ejections as a senior ... his four goals came in two games as he registered two against Bucknell on September 1 and two against Cal Lutheran on September 15 ... [SEASON STATS]

2017:
Drew one ejection and stole the ball once as a junior … his drawn ejection came on September 3 against Wagner and his steal cam against No. 7 Pepperdine on September 2 … [SEASON STATS]

2016:
ACWPC All-Academic Team … registered four goals on seven shots and added two assists to his stat line as a sophomore in the pool … notched two of his four goals in a 14-6 win over Penn State Behrend (9/17) … also tallied single markers against Brown (10/8) and St. Francis (11/5) … stole the ball once in each game against St. Francis (10/1 and 11/5) … aided the Engineers to their eighth CWPA Division III Eastern Championship in program history … [SEASON STATS]

2015: Handed out one assist and drew a pair of ejections as a freshman ... registered his first collegiate assist in a 17-4 win over Connecticut College (10/10) ... drew ejections against Stanford (9/5) and Occidental (9/6) at the Bruno Classic ... helped MIT to second place at the CWPA Division III Championship, fourth at both the CWPA Northern Division Championship and the Gary Troyer Tournament and a seventh place finish at the CWPA Championship ... also aided MIT in its first ever victory over the U.S. Naval Academy and its first win in 22 years over St. Francis College (N.Y.).

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science with a minor in mathematics and a concentration in economics … data science intern at iTrade Network … completed research on Australian Politics at the University of Sydney and completed a UROP with Community Health Workers also researched cybersecurity policy as part of the AI genesis group … Vice President of Health and Safety for Theta Chi.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Palo Alto Senior High School … Defensive MVP … First Team SVAL and Second Team CCS in 2013-14 … Captain … earned the Coaches Award … Most Improved Swimmer … competed on the Northern Elite Club Water Polo Team … Winterfest MVP in 2013 … Lifeguard … recipient of awards in math, physics, history and statistics.

Career Stats:

Year Goals Shots Assists Ejections Drawn Ejections Vs. Blocks Steals Sprints Won
2015 0 5 1 2 2 0 0 0
2016 4 7 0 0 0 0 2 0
2017 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
2018 4 4 2 3 4 0 1 0
Totals 8 17 3 5 7 0 4 0


Career Game Highs:

Goals - 2 (three times) - Most recently vs. Cal Lutheran - September 15, 2018
Assists - 1 (three times) - Most recently vs. Pacific - September 2, 2018
Ejections Drawn - 3 vs. Bucknell - September 1, 2018
Steals - 1 (four times) - Most recently vs. Bucknell - September 1, 2018