10 Chris Zaires
10 Chris Zaires
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Aberdeen, NJ
High School: Lawrenceville School
Position: F
Previous Team: Cowichan Valley Capitals
S/C: R

As a Freshman in 2010: Played in 36 of 37 games, missing one due to illness ... Made an immediate impact on the front line, leading all Brown freshmen in scoring with 24 points (9g, 15a), while also contributing on the power play ... Was sixth overall on the team in scoring … His nine goals is 9th all-time at Brown for goals in a season by a freshman, while his 15 assists is 7th and his 24 points is 6th … Earned his 1st career point with an assist against Colgate ... Scored his 1st career goal at Providence and also had an assist for his 1st career multi-point game ... Earned a goal, his 1st career PPG, and an assist against Yale ... Named ECAC Rookie of the Week following the PC and Yale games ... Notched a career-high 3 points (1g, 2a) in 8-1 victory over UConn; named 2nd star ... Tallied an assist on Buvinow’s game-winning power play goal in 4-1 victory at Harvard ... Posted an assist in 3-1 win over Princeton ... Scored the game’s final goal in 5-2 win over AIC ... Earned an assist in game #1 at St. Cloud State ... Notched another assist on Maclellan’s at Dartmouth ... Scored his 5th goal of the year to give Brown a 1-0 lead in 4-3 overtime victory over RPI ... Netted his 6th of the year to tie the game at 4-4 in 5-5 tie with Dartmouth ... Scored a PPG to bring Brown to within 4-3 at #6 Cornell ... Tallied an assist at Colgate ... Notched a goal and an assist in 3-2 win over Clarkson, starting a 3rd-period comeback with his 8th goal of the year 45 seconds into the third and assisting the GWG 8 minutes later ... Earned an assist at Quinnipiac ... Posted a power play assist at Princeton ... Scored the GWG 18 seconds into the 3rd period, giving Brown a 3-0 lead, in 3-2 win over RPI in game #3 of ECAC First Round ... Notched two assists, including one on the game-winning goal, in Brown's 3-0 victory over St. Lawrence in ECAC Third Place Game ... One of 28 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad.

Before Brown:
Zaires spent the 2008-09 season with the Cowichan Valley Capitals of the BCHL ... Led the team in scoring during the regular season with 65 points (19g, 46a) in 60 games ... Also led the team during the playoffs with 12 points (4g, 8a) in 10 games ... Finished in the top-10 in the BCHL ... Received team award that goes to the leading scorer ... Played for the Westside Warriors (BCHL) during the 2007-08 season, earning 43 points (24g, 19a) in 66 games ... Recipient of the Community Service Player Award ... Played three seasons (2004-2007) at the Lawrenceville School, serving as assistant captain in 2005-06 and captain in 2006-07 ... Holds the Lawrenceville single-season record for 38 assists ... Ranks second all-time in school history in assists (70) and points (118) ... Selected to the NJ Prep All-Star Game and received MVP honors ... Named First Team All-Prep League Independent DI Prep in both 2006 and 2007.

Personal: Chris V. Zaires is the son of Vasilios Zaires of Aberdeen, New Jersey ... Born in 1989 ... Chris has three siblings, John, Angela and Nikos ... National Honor Society member while at Lawrenceville ... Honor Roll student seven of nine semesters ... Interests: Fishing, Golf, Reading ... Concentration: Undecided.

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