Jacki Novak
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    Jacki Novak

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kewaunee, Wis.

    High School:
    Kewaunee

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    C

    2005-06: Played in 27 games, starting seven ... averaged 5.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per contest ... reached double figures in the season-opening win over Northern Colorado ... earned the start in the win over NCAA-bound Army and responded by notching her first career double-double, recording 15 points and 10 rebounds in just 16 minutes of action ... had a solid all-around performance at home versus Wyoming, finishing with eight points, seven rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal, without committing a single foul ... hit both three-point attempts on the road against Utah to finish the contest with 12 points ... showed great improvement at the foul line, shooting over 72 percent for the season.

    2004-05: Played in 23 games, starting 18 ... team's fourth-leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 5.2 points and 3.2 rebounds per game ... missed the first five games of the season, due to a broken hand suffered in the opening exhibition game versus Colorado School of Mines ... recorded four points, four rebounds and a block in season debut against Utah State ... earned first start of the season in the win over Navy, scoring six points with a then-career-high nine rebounds ... notched nine points, four rebounds and a block against Army ... reached double-figures in the scoring column for the first time in her career with a 10-point effort versus Colorado State at home ... tallied a career-high 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting at home versus UNLV, while also adding five rebounds and an assist ... set career highs of 10 rebounds and three steals against Utah at the Mountain West Conference tournament, while also contributing eight points and an assist.

    2003-04: Played in all 28 games, starting 14 ... led the Falcons in field goal percentage (.604) ... averaged 3.7 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game ... notched eight points in season opener against Texas Pan American ... grabbed six rebounds on four separate occasions.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner in basketball ... coached by Teresa Bortolini and Chris Brann ... second-team all-conference as a sophomore ... first-team all-conference junior and senior seasons ... conference player of the year and honorable mention all-state as a junior ... two-time team most valuable player ... reached the 1,000-point scoring mark as a senior and broke the school's career scoring record ... also lettered four years in track and field and three in volleyball ... two-time first-team all-conference for volleyball ... three-time team MVP ... holds school's season and career kills and blocking records ... two-time team MVP for track ... holds school's shot put and discus records and the season and career point records ... honor roll student all four years ... member of the National Honor Society ... student body president last three years of school.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 26, the Mighty Barons ... born on Feb. 18, 1985 ... given name is Jaclyn ... nickname is "Jackalack" ... majoring in foreign area studies (Western Europe) with a minor in German ... hobbies include reading ... parents are Jack and Merrie Novak ... siblings are Alyssa Racine (28) and Mike (26) ... also has a brother-in-law, Dan Racine.

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