11 John Kochis
11 John Kochis
Birth Date: 06/04/1984
Height: 6-4
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Naugatuck, Conn.
High School: Naugatuck
Position: Forward
2004 (Junior):
Has a goal and two assists on the season ... dished out an assist in the Rams 3-1 win over Harvard on Sept. 7 ... scored a goal in the win over Vermont on Sept. 17 ... had an assist in a 3-0 win over Saint Joseph's on Oct. 3.

2003 (Sophomore):
Played in 22 of the Rams 24 games, starting seven times ... scored the game-winning goal for his first collegiate tally in a 3-2 win over Temple on Nov. 2 ... took 14 shots on the season and had nine shots on goal.

2002 (Freshman):
Had a significant role off the bench for the Rams during his rookie season ... appeared in 15 games and Rhode Island posted an 11-4 mark in the games in which he played ... had a pair of shots on goal against Quinnipiac (Sept. 22) and Fordham (Oct. 11).

High School:
Played for four seasons for coach Art Nunes at Naugatuck High where he graduated in 2002 ... one of the top players in the country during his senior season ... named the Naugatuck Valley League Most Valuable Player, the Connecticut Player of the Year and the Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year ... helped lead Naugatuck to the state championship in 2002 ... scored 51 goals and added 27 assists during his standout high school career ... also a member of the swimming team where he earned all-state recognition and lettered for coach Alan Strauss on the track team, earning all-league honors and All-American consideration ... captained all three teams during his senior season ... a standout in the classroom, he ranked in the top five percent of his class.

John James Kochis Jr. (B.J.) was born on June 4, 1984 in New Haven, Conn. ... son of John Kochis Sr. and Eileen Kochis of Naugatuck, Conn. ... majoring in ocean engineering.

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