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Borna Novak
Borna Novak
Height: 6-1
Weight: 174
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cakovec, Croatia
High School: Cakovec
Major: Biochemistry

Career Honors

CACC Player of the Week (3/5/18)

2017-18 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team

3x ITA Scholar-Athlete (2016, 2017, 2018)

2x CACC All-Academic Team (2017, 2018)

2x D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award (2016-17; 2017-18)

7x Dean's List Honors

Four 4.0 GPA Semesters

 

Career Record

    Singles   Doubles
2015-16   9-14   10-14
2016-17   11-10   11-12
2017-18   4-12   8-10
Overall   24-36   29-36

 

2018-19 (Match-by-Match):

  • Clinched the winning point in a 4-3 win over St. Thomas Aquinas with a 7-5 triumph in the third set at No. 3 singles (4/2)
  • Won his first dual match of the season, 6-2, 6-2 at the third flight against Daemen (3/31)
  • Won both a singles and doubles match at the ITA Regionals. Defeated an opponent from defending CACC champion Concordia 8-3 in the first qualifying round, and paired with Borna Markusic for an 8-6 victory over a duo from NYIT in the Round of 64 to move into a tie for ninth in program history with 32 career doubles wins (9/14)
  • Won two matches as USciences opened its 2018-19 season at The College of New Jersey's Lions Doubles Tournament. After opening the day with a loss Novak paired with Chandragiri for an 8-7 tiebreak triumph over a duo from Ottawa University, prevailing in the tiebreaker 7-5, before teaming with Markusic for the rookies' first-ever win; an 8-5 decision over opponents from TCNJ (9/2)

2017-18 (Match-by-Match): 

  • Novak led USciences with eight doubles wins in 2017-18, all of which came with partner Nathan Nguyen as the duo was the Devils’ No. 1 pair
  • The two won two matches in CACC play, and also advanced to the Round of 16 with two victories at the ITA East Regionals 
  • The junior also second on the team with four singles victories, including winning two first flight matches, as he split time between No. 1 and No. 2 singles
  • Ended the year ranked tied for ninth in program history with 24 career singles wins, and 10th 29 career doubles wins