An athlete, who has experience playing basketball and running cross country and track at the college level ... Gives San Diego State another perimeter shooter.
At San Diego State
Was a member of the cross country and track and field teams ... Ran cross country in 2012 ... Competed at the NCAA West Regionals ... Ran track during the 2011 season ... During the indoor season, finished in the top 10 in each of her first three 800-meter races ... Was a member of the distance medley relay team that posted the third-fastest time in school history at the MWC Championship ... Posted the third-fastest time on the team in the 800 during the outdoor season.
At Junior College
Attended San Diego City College in San Diego, Calif., right out of high school ... Was named the team's most improved athlete for the 2008-09 campaign ... Transferred to Mesa College in San Diego, Calif., where she ran cross country and track ... Was named most valuable athlete in cross country and track in 2010.
At Mira Mesa High School
Played two seasons at Mira Mesa High School under coach Paul Tessaro ... Competed as a sophomore and senior ... As a senior, she was named a CIF senior all-star in the Southern Division ... Also competed in cross country and track and field, and qualified for the 2008 CIF meet in both sports ... Was the 2008 Eastern League champion in the 800 meters and earned all-CIF honors.
Niki Naomi Novak was born April 3, 1990, in San Diego, Calif. ... Majoring psychology and minoring in Spanish at San Diego State.