9 Stavros Zarokostas
9 Stavros Zarokostas
Height: 5-7
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Coventry, R.I.
High School: LaSalle Academy
Position: M/F
Major: Oceanography
g 7
a 5
pts 19
gw 1

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Team
  • 2018 United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region Second Team
  • 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


2019 (Senior)

  • Recoded an assist in URI's 1-1 season-opening draw with Fairfield.
  • Scored Rhody's lone goal of the game in a 3-1 loss to #23 UConn.
  • Assisted Ludvik Benco's goal in a 2-1 win over Providence.
  • Assisted on Filippo Tamburini's double-overtime game-winner at George Washington.
  • Scored an unassisted goal Rhody's 3-1 win at Holy Cross.
  • Netted a goal in URI's 3-1 win over Fordham.
  • Recorded an assist in URI's 3-2 win over La Salle.
  • Scored an unassisted goal in Rhody's 2-0 victory at Saint Joseph's.
  • Scored the first goal of the game, and later assisted on the game-winner in a 2-1 victory over VCU.
  • Tallied his fifth goal of the season in URI's 2-1 win at Denver.
  • Scored a goal in Rhode Island's Atlantic 10 quarterfinal win over Davidson.
  • Netted his PK attempt to help URI advance past Fordham in a nine-round shootout in the A-10 semifinals.

2018 (Junior)

  • Appeared in 17 games and made 16 starts.
  • Was second on the team in scoring with 20 points on eight goals and four assists.
  • Earned United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region Second Team honors and was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team.
  • Also earned a spot on the A-10 All-Championship Team.
  • 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.
  • Recorded an assist in Rhody's NCAA Tournament game against UConn.

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 26 Davidson W, 2-0
Nov 2 at Denver W, 2-1
Nov 9 Davidson W, 7-3
Nov 15 at Fordham T, 0-0
Nov 17 vs. Dayton W, 1-0
Nov 21 at Syracuse L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 8
Games started 20 8
Goals 7 3
Assists 5 3
Points 19 9
Shots 47 13
Shot Pct .149 .231
Penalty kicks 0-1 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 30 Fairfield T, 1-1 1 0 1 1 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 3 #23 Connecticut L, 3-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 6 at Boston College L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 Providence W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 13 Merrimack W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 17 at Central Connecticut T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 at George Washington W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Holy Cross W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-1 1
Sep 28 at Saint Louis L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 5 Fordham W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 9 La Salle W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 12 at Saint Joseph's W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 15 at Brown W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 VCU W, 2-1 1 1 1 3 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 23 at Massachusetts W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 Davidson W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 at Denver W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Nov 9 Davidson W, 7-3 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Nov 15 at Fordham T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 17 vs. Dayton W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 21 at Syracuse L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 3 .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 20 20 .35 .25 .95 2.35 .149 1.30 .553
Total 74 68 .38 .23 .99 2.12 .178 1.18 .554
  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 20 20 7 5 19 47 .149 26 .553 6 0 0-1 1
Total 74 68 28 17 73 157 .178 87 .554 27 1 1-3 8
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 20 .35 .25 .95 2.35 .149 1.30 .553
Conference 8 8 .38 .38 1.13 1.63 .231 .88 .538
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 .44 .44 1.33 2.44 .182 1.44 .591
Away 10 10 .30 .10 .70 2.20 .136 1.20 .545
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 3.00 .000 1.00 .333
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Wins 13 13 .46 .31 1.23 2.00 .231 1.15 .577
Losses 4 4 .25 .00 .50 1.75 .143 .75 .429
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August 1 1 .00 1.00 1.00 5.00 .000 4.00 .800
September 8 8 .25 .25 .75 2.50 .100 1.38 .550
October 6 6 .50 .33 1.33 1.67 .300 .83 .500
November 5 5 .40 .00 .80 2.40 .167 1.20 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 20 20 7 5 19 47 .149 26 .553 6 0 0-1 1
Conference 8 8 3 3 9 13 .231 7 .538 5 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 9 4 4 12 22 .182 13 .591 4 0 0-0 0
Away 10 10 3 1 7 22 .136 12 .545 2 0 0-1 1
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 13 13 6 4 16 26 .231 15 .577 5 0 0-1 1
Losses 4 4 1 0 2 7 .143 3 .429 1 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 0 1 1 5 .000 4 .800 0 0 0-0 0
September 8 8 2 2 6 20 .100 11 .550 2 0 0-1 1
October 6 6 3 2 8 10 .300 5 .500 4 0 0-0 0
November 5 5 2 0 4 12 .167 6 .500 0 0 0-0 0