Jim Novacek

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Jim Novacek

Football / Track
Chemical Engineering, 1981
Inducted in 1997

Career Highlights
* All-College Athletic Conference punter in 1979 and 1980, and as a tight end in 1980 
* First-team Academic All-American punter in 1980 
* Placed fifth in the pole vault to earn All-American honors at the 1981 NCAA III Track & Field Championships 
* Qualified for the NCAA III Track & Field Championships all four years (1978-81) 
* Upon graduation, he held the school record in both the indoor (15' 3 1/2") and outdoor (15' 8 1/2") pole vault 
* School's 1981 Ruel Fox Burns honoree 
* Ranked among Top 50 U.S. pole vaulters in 1984, clearing 17' 4"