Men's Soccer

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Derek Nowak
Derek Nowak

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Sterling Heights, Mich.

High School:
Sterling Heights High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 159

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
10/20/1992

Major:
Undeclared



2013:
▪ Played in 15 matches, making 10 starts
▪ Recorded assist in draw at Pittsburgh (8/30)
▪ Member of defense that recorded three consecutive shutouts

2012:
▪ Played in 18 games, making 15 starts
▪ Named to Summit League All-Newcomer and Academic All-League teams
▪ Recorded assists against Tulsa (Sept. 16), at Oral Roberts (Sept. 22) and against Kansas City (Oct. 13) ▪ Help defense allow only five goals during league play
▪ Summit League Academic Honor Roll selection and distinguished scholar

2011:
▪ Did not see game action earning a redshirt
▪ Earned a place on The Summit League All-Academic Team as a distinguished scholar

High School:
▪ Earned four varsity letters in soccer at Sterling Heights High School and was a three-time team captain
▪ Was an all-conference midfielder in 2009
▪ Was a two-time all-district honoree from 2009-10
▪ Helped his Bloomfield Force club team lift the title as champions of the 2008 Sterling Cup

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Converting the fifth and final penalty kick to send his team to the district finals

Academics and Extracurriculars:
▪ Participated in National Honor Society (NHS) for three years
▪ Was the Vice President of Sterling Heights High School NHS
▪ Was an honor roll student

Reasons for Choosing OU:
1. The great soccer program
2. The outstanding academic reputation
3. The great atmosphere at Oakland

Personal:
Full Name:
Dariusz Nowak
Birthdate: October 20, 1992
Parents: Janina and Wieslaw Nowak
Siblings: Pawel and Piotr Nowak
> Piotr was a member of the OU soccer team from 2005-2009

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