9 Stavros Zarokostas
9 Stavros Zarokostas
Height: 5-7
Weight: 160
Year: JR
Hometown: Coventry, R.I.
High School: LaSalle Academy
Position: M/F
Major: Oceanography
g 8
a 4
pts 20
gw 3

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
  • 2018 Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team
  • Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 9, 2017)
  • 2017 Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Team
  • 2016 Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year
  • 2016 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
  • 2016 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
  • 2x Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (Oct. 31, 2016; Nov. 7, 2016)

Game-by-Game Statistics

2018 (Junior)

  • Scored a pair of goals in URI's 4-0 victory at Bryant.
  • Recorded an assist in Rhody's 3-0 victory over Holy Cross.
  • Scored what proved to be the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory at Marist.
  • Netted Rhody's first goal of the game at Fordham.
  • Had goals in back-to-back wins over St. Bonaventure and UMass.
  • Assisted on URI's first goal of the game in a 3-1 win over Dayton.
  • Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Saint Joseph's.
  • Had the game-winner in URI's A-10 quarterfinal victory over Fordham.
  • Assisted on the lone goal of the game as URI defeated VCU 1-0 in the A-10 semifinals.

2017 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared and started in 17 of URI's 19 games.
  • Was second on the team in scoring with 14 points on five goals and four assists. 
  • Recorded a goal and an assist in URI's season-opening win over Boston University.
  • Netted the Rams' lone goal of the game in a 2-1 loss to #24 Providence.
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal against Bryant.
  • Scored his third goal of the season in URI's win over Marist.
  • Set up the game-winner in Rhody's 2-1 victory at Boston College.
  • Scored an 88th-minute game-winner in the Rams' 3-2 comeback win over St. Bonaventure.
  • Netted the game-winning goal in URI's double-overtime victory at La Salle.
  • Set up Tyler Dickson's game-winner in Rhody's 1-0 win at GW, in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.

2016 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in all 20 games and made 15 starts.
  • Led the team in scoring with 20 points on eight goals and four assists... His 20 points were the most by a Rhody freshman since the 1999 season (Winston Griffiths, 26P/9G/8A; Anthony Curtis, 23P/6G/11A).
  • Was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year.
  • Also was named to the All-Conference Second Team as well as the All-Rookie Team.
  • Earned back-to-back Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week awards to end the regular season (Oct. 31, Nov. 7).
  • Recorded his first career point - an assist - in Rhody's 1-0 victory at St. Francis Brooklyn.
  • Netted his first collegiate goal against New Hampshire.
  • Scored the Rams' lone goal of the game in a 1-1 draw at Drexel.
  • Picked up an assist in Rhody's 2-1 loss to UConn.
  • Scored his third goal of the season at Bryant.
  • Assisted on Niklas Middrup's goal against Davidson.
  • Headed in his fourth goal of the year against La Salle.
  • Scored the first goal of the game in URI's 2-1 win over Massachusetts.
  • Registered his sixth goal of the season on a penalty kick, in Rhody's 3-1 victory over George Mason.
  • Netted the game-winning goal with just 6:37 remining in double overtime at Duquesne... The game was a must-win for the Rams in order to qualify for the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Scored the game-winning goal in Rhody's win over La Salle in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship... Also assisted on URI's first goal of the game.

Personal

  • Was born November 5, 1997 in Leonidion, Greece.
  • Son of Vasilicki and Ilias Zarokostas.
  • Has two older brothers, Yiannis and Nikos, and an older sister, Maria.
  • Has two relatives that have played soccer professionally: his uncle, Andreas Kokoris (A.S. Leonidon) and his grandfather, Stavros Bouzopoulos (Egaleo F.C.).
  • Enjoys music production, swimming and reading.
  • Favorite athlete is Mixalis Zambidis.
  • Favorite team is Panathinaikos F.C.
  • Chose Rhode Island over Providence and Hofstra.
  • Selected URI because of the coaching staff, the players on the team and the campus location.
  • Majoring in Oceanography.
  • Would like to pursue a career in soccer.
Recent Games
Oct 27 Saint Joseph's W, 2-1
Oct 31 at George Mason L, 2-0
Nov 4 Fordham W, 2-0
Nov 9 vs. VCU W, 1-0
Nov 11 vs. George Mason W, 2-0
Nov 15 at Connecticut L, 4-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 6
Games started 16 5
Goals 8 4
Assists 4 1
Points 20 9
Shots 38 15
Shot Pct .211 .267
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 3 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 24 at Boston University W, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 at Bryant W, 4-0 1 2 0 4 5 .400 0-0 0
Aug 31 Penn State W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 5 Holy Cross W, 3-0 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Marist W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 1
Sep 11 at Connecticut   - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Providence W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 Brown L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at #25 Fordham L, 4-2 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 3 Saint Louis W, 3-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at St. Bonaventure W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 10 Massachusetts W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 13 Dayton W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Duquesne L, 3-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Boston College W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 27 Saint Joseph's W, 2-1 - 1 0 2 6 .167 0-0 1
Oct 31 at George Mason L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 4 Fordham W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Nov 9 vs. VCU W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 11 vs. George Mason W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 15 at Connecticut L, 4-3 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2016-17 20 15 .40 .20 1.00 1.60 .250 .95 .594
2017-18 17 17 .29 .24 .82 2.35 .125 1.06 .450
2018-19 17 16 .47 .24 1.18 2.24 .211 1.41 .632
2019-20 - - - - - - - - -
Total 54 48 .39 .22 1.00 2.04 .191 1.13 .555
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2016-17 20 15 8 4 20 32 .250 19 .594 4 0 1-1 2
2017-18 17 17 5 4 14 40 .125 18 .450 10 0 0-1 2
2018-19 17 16 8 4 20 38 .211 24 .632 7 1 0-0 3
2019-20 - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Total 54 48 21 12 54 110 .191 61 .555 21 1 1-2 7
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 17 16 .47 .24 1.18 2.24 .211 1.41 .632
Conference 6 5 .67 .17 1.50 2.50 .267 1.33 .533
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 .38 .25 1.00 2.38 .158 1.50 .632
Away 7 7 .71 .14 1.57 2.29 .313 1.43 .625
Neutral 2 2 .00 .50 .50 1.50 .000 1.00 .667
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Wins 13 12 .54 .23 1.31 2.54 .212 1.62 .636
Losses 4 4 .25 .25 .75 1.25 .200 .75 .600
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August 2 2 1.00 .00 2.00 4.00 .250 2.00 .500
September 5 5 .40 .20 1.00 2.20 .182 1.40 .636
October 6 5 .50 .17 1.17 2.00 .250 1.17 .583
November 4 4 .25 .50 1.00 1.75 .143 1.50 .857
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 16 8 4 20 38 .211 24 .632 7 1 0-0 3
Conference 6 5 4 1 9 15 .267 8 .533 3 1 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 8 7 3 2 8 19 .158 12 .632 3 0 0-0 2
Away 7 7 5 1 11 16 .313 10 .625 4 1 0-0 1
Neutral 2 2 0 1 1 3 .000 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 13 12 7 3 17 33 .212 21 .636 5 0 0-0 3
Losses 4 4 1 1 3 5 .200 3 .600 2 1 0-0 0
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August 2 2 2 0 4 8 .250 4 .500 0 0 0-0 0
September 5 5 2 1 5 11 .182 7 .636 4 1 0-0 1
October 6 5 3 1 7 12 .250 7 .583 2 0 0-0 1
November 4 4 1 2 4 7 .143 6 .857 1 0 0-0 1