12 Chris Poli
12 Chris Poli
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Medfield, MA
High School: Noble & Greenough
Position: F
A talented athlete, Chris Poli continues to be a valuable part of the Brown front line, earning significant minutes on the power-play last season. During the past two seasons, Poli has been one of the Bears' top offensive threats in the playoffs, earning eights points (4g, 4a) in the ECACHL playoffs during the past two seasons.

2005-2006: Poli played in 28 of 32 games, finishing eighth on the team with 10 points (4g, 6a) ... Earned his first point of the year with an assist against #11 Colgate ... Scored his first goal of the year on the power-play at Quinnipiac ... Tallied his second power-play goal to tie the UConn game at 1-1; Named 2nd star ... Posted an assist in 2-2 tie with Union ... Earned a power-play assist at #18 Colgate ... Gave Brown a 2-1 lead at 8:04 of the third in 2-2 tie with Dartmouth; named 3rd star ... Scored a goal and assisted two others in Brown's playoff series with St. Lawrence, including a goal and an assist in game three.

2004-2005: Poli appeared in 29 of 33 games as a freshman, contributing 3-3-6 numbers, including one game-winning goal ... Also had 10 penalty minutes, finishing the year with an "even" rating ... Posted his first career point with an assist on the game-winning goal in 4-1 victory over Merrimack ... Tallied an assist in 5-2 win over AIC ... Had a remarkable playoff series against RPI, scoring the first two goals of his career, including the first goal of the game, in Game #1 7-4 win over RPI in the ECACHL First Round ... Added 1-1-2 numbers the next night, with the over-time game-winning goal as Brown swept the series ... Earned 1st star honors both nights against RPI ... Named ECACHL Rookie of the Week following the RPI series as well as INCH.Com Player of the Week Runner-Up recognition.

Before Brown: Poli came to Brown after a successful athletic career at Noble & Greenough, where he played football, hockey, and baseball, captaining all three sports as a senior ... A First Team All-ISL selection for hockey in 2004, Poli led the team in scoring during his last three years ... Member of the US Under-18 Junior World Cup Team during the summer of 2002 ... A quarterback for the football team, Poli threw for over 1,000 yards during his senior season.

Personal: Christopher Poli is the son of Edmund and Catherine Poli of Medfield, Massachusetts ... Born in 1985 ... Chris has one sister, Nicole, and one brother, Mark ... Elected Graduation Speaker by his classmates ... Interests: Golf, Wake Boarding, Music, Drawing ... Major: International Relations.

2004-05 29 3 3 6 0 0 1 5/10
2005-06 28 4 6 10 2 0 0 10/20
TOTALS 57 7 9 16 2 0 1 15/30