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Paulius Zalys


Kaunas, Lithuania

High School:
The Perkiomen School (Pennsburg, Pa.)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 215



Paulius  Zalys


Petrie Breaks Rookie Scoring Record in Loss at Navy

Freshman scored nine in the final 43 seconds, but couldn’t complete the comeback


Surging Teams Clash on Valentine's Day in Annapolis

Leopards look for third straight win for the first time this season


Strong Second Half Stifles Loyola

Leopards outscore Greyhounds 48-31 in final 20 minutes for 84-67 victory


Leopards Exact Revenge on Army in Kirby

Lafayette leads nearly wire-to-wire in decisive 81-54 win


Bucknell Pulls Away from Men’s Hoops in Lewisburg

Turnovers prove costly in 74-59 defeat


Men's Basketball vs Loyola

MBB vs Loyola


Lafayette vs. Army

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Navy

Photos by Athletic Communications


Lafayette vs. Bucknell

Photos by Rick Smith

General: A pick-and-pop 4-man...has the ability to step out or drive to the basket...extremely versatile in the Lafayette offense...second Lafayette player from Lithuania, joining Deirunas Visockas '11.

Started in 19 games during his sophomore year, averaging 9.1 points per game...added 15 points on 6-of-7 from the field in the win over American...registered a season-high 18 points on 60-of-9 from the floor in the loss at Army...tied his season-high with nine rebounds in the loss to Loyola...came up with a career-high three steals to go along with 10 points in the win over Army...registered 17 points on 8-of-11 from the field in the win at Loyola...posted 16 points against Drexel on 4-of-7 shooting from distance.

Played in all 30 games for the Leopards, starting three of them...scored eight points along with four rebounds, two assists, one block and a steal (11/13)...notched his first double-digit game (13) against La Salle (11/23)...recorded a double-double against Loyola with 10 points and 11 rebounds (1/2)...tallied his second career double-double with 14 points and 10 boards against Boston U. (2/6)...shot 100% from the field (6-6) and hit 6-9 free throws on his way to scoring 21 at home against Colgate (2/27).

High School:
Played basketball at in Kaunas, Lithuania prior to his junior season when he transferred to The Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, Pa…Averaged 17.3 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and one block per game during his junior season…Earned varsity letters his junior and senior seasons…Member of the U16 Lithuanian national team…Participated in the U18 Lithuanian national team camp…Earned Mercury All-Area First-Team honors in the Tri-County League his junior season…Member of the honors list both years at The Perkiomen School…Also participated as a leader in cross country, a community service volunteer and worked in archives, restoring and researching historical documents.

Personal: Son of Mindaugas Zalys and Ausra Zaliene…born on September 24, 1995.