2007: Named America East Pitcher of the Year and a first-team All-conference selection ... selected as honorable mention All-American by PingBaseball.com ... went 5-2 with 4.28 ERA in 67.1 innings of work ... made 10 starts with four complete games ... struck out season-high nine in 7.0 innings of work against NYIT (3/31) ... picked up first victory of season with 5.0 scoreless innings against Maine (4/7) ... allowed just two hits in 7.0 shutout innings to pickup victory over Hartford (4/14) ... earned win with 7.0 scoreless innings against Binghamton 5/5), striking out six ... allowed a run and three hits in 7.0 innings to pick up win over Vermont (5/12).
2006: Led the team with a career-best with 21 appearances... boasted a 4-2 overall record with a 3.70 ERA en route to being named to the All-America East First Team... struck out 34 batters in 41.1 innings of work and gathered three saves... had a streak of over 12 innings without allowing a run... scattered four hits over 5.0 innings of work to pick up first win of the season against NYIT... picked up first save of the season in .2 innings of shutout work in a win over Bucknell... struck out three in 2.2 innings out of the pen to pick up second win of the season over Binghamton... struck out two in 1.0 innings to earn second save of the season versus Maine... picked up third save of the season over Vermont as he threw 1.1 innings of shutout ball striking out two... scattered three hits, struck out a season-high six batters to pick up the victory over Hartford.
2005: Only appeared in four games due to injury.
2004: Saw action in 21 games as a freshman, starting 12...tallied five hits, nine RBI and five runs...connected on first collegiate hit and RBI against Akron in the first weekend of the season...drove in a career-high five runs, including a grand slam to complete a six-run comeback and give Stony Brook to 9-8 victory over New York Tech.
High School: Attended Holy Cross High School in Waterbury, Conn....earned four varsity letters as a pitcher and shortstop for the Crusaders...all-city his sophomore through senior years...team MVP and all-league as a junior and senior...also played football and basketball.
Personal: Gary Jon Novakowski...born June 15, 1985 in Prospect, Conn....son of Darlene and Jon Novakowski...brother of Paul...lists Roger Clemens as his favorite sports figure and the New York Yankees as his favorite team.