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



06/03/2014

OAKLAND LEADS LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had 122 student-athletes named to the list.

04/16/2014

NINE GOLDEN GRIZZLIES HONORED AS ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETES BY NSCA

Humm, Rusnak, Baker, Nowak, Brosseau, Polidori, Muron, Alters and Vitella receive the award.

01/23/2014

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN FALL HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS

The Golden Grizzlies placed 120 student-athletes on the honor roll list.

08/30/2013

Oakland Draws Opening Match to Pitt 2-2

Oakland out shot the Panthers 24-17

08/18/2013

Oakland Places Six on College Sports Madness Preseason All-League Team

The Golden Grizzlies collected the most selections in the league

11/15/2014

Oakland men's soccer vs. Wright State, 11/15/14

Oakland captured the 2014 Horizon League Men's Soccer Championship with a 2-1 win over Wright State Nov. 15.

11/13/2014

Oakland vs Cleveland State (HL Semifinals)

The men's soccer team took on Cleveland State in the Semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament in Rochester, Mich.

10/04/2014

Oakland vs. Green Bay

The Oakland men's soccer team took on Green Bay Saturday at the Oakland Soccer Field

08/20/2014

Oakland vs. Saginaw Valley State

The men's soccer team took on Saginaw Valley State in an exhibition match at the OU Soccer Field

11/12/2013

Oakland vs. Valparaiso

Oakland men's soccer faced Valparaiso in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League Championship at the OU Soccer Field

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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