Paulius Zalys


Kaunas, Lithuania

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

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 215



Paulius  Zalys


No. 5/6 Villanova Bests Leopards in Allentown

Klinewski, Petrie reach double figures in scoring in 104-57 defeat


Strong Second Half Not Enough at NJIT

Leopards shoot 75.0 percent from the field in final 20 minutes, fall 96-80


George Mason Nips Men’s Hoops in Opener

Klinewski reaches 1,000 career points in 67-65 season-opening loss


2017-18 Men's Basketball Season Preview

Leopards look to continue upward trend and compete for a title this winter


Leopards Can't Find Winner at Loyola

Men's basketball finishes its season with 67-64 loss in the Patriot League First Round


Lafayette vs. Penn State

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Loyola

First Round of Patriot Championship- Men's Basketball


Lafayette vs. Lehigh

Photos by Rick


Lafayette vs. American

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano


Lafayette vs. Holy Cross

Photos by Nicole Palmasano

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.