17 Aaron Volpatti
17 Aaron Volpatti
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Revelstoke, BC
High School: Vernon Vipers
Position: F
A strong and hard-hitting forward, Volpatti plays with an aggressive mentality and will continue to be a valuable part of the Brown front line, especially during man-down situations. He spent the majority of last year on the Bears' second line.

2007-2008: One of eight Bears to play in all 31 games ... Finished the year with 10 points (4g, 6a), all of which came in ECAC Hockey contests ... Also had an even +/- rating ... Scored his first of the year, the game-winner, in Brown's 5-2 victory over Colgate ... Earned an assist on the tying goal in 4-4 tie at St Lawrence ... Notched an assist against Yale ... Tallied an assist against Quinnipiac ... Posted his first career two-assist game in Brown's 4-2 win over Harvard, assisting goals that gave the Bears leads of 1-0 and 3-1 ... Earned another assist the next night in 4-3 win over Dartmouth ... Scored two goals as Brown nearly upset #11 Clarkson, earning 2nd star honors ... Scored his fourth goal the next night in 3-1 win over St Lawrence ... One of 21 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

2006-2007: Played in 23 games, earning seven points (5g, 2a), including 3-2-5 numbers in ECAC Hockey contests ... Made his collegiate debut in the Bears' season-opener against Merrimack ... Scored his first career goal to tie the game at 1-1 in 2-2 tie at Colgate ... Netted his second goal in four games to bring Brown to within 3-2 against RPI; named 3rd star ... Scored for the second straight game in 1-1 tie with Princeton ... Picked up a point for the third straight game with an assist in 6-3 win over Quinnipiac ... Earned an assist at RPI ... Scored two of Brown's goals in 4-3 loss at Princeton in game-three of the ECAC Hockey first-round series, tying the game at 1-1 and again at 2-2 ... One of 20 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

Before Brown: Volpatti played for the Vernon Vipers for three seasons prior to joining the Bears ... An assistant captain in 2006, Volpatti played in 25 games and notched 14 points (6g, 8a) ... Scored five power-play goals and had 39 penalty minutes ... Played in 57 games in 2005 and posted 18 points (6g, 12a) ... Was ninth on the team with 106 penalty minutes ... Played in 55 games in 2004 and finished the year with five points (1g, 4a) and 134 penalty minutes.

Personal: Anthony Aaron Vopatti is the son of Anthony and Lana Volpatti of Revelstoke, British Columbia ... Born in 1985 ... Aaron has one sister, Brianne ... Attended Revelstoke Secondary School ... Honor Roll student in high school ... Interests: Guitar, Camping, Golfing ... Major: Human Biology.