24 Alex Zampier
24 Alex Zampier
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Greenbush, NY
High School: Columbia
Position: G

Notes: Yale’s all-time leader with 167 career steals… Has the fourth-best career free throw percentage (.816) in school history… Eighth all-time with 135 career three-pointers… Became the 23rd player in school history to score at least 1,000 career points. Reached the milestone in the win at Columbia in his senior year… Finished with 1,144 career points.

2009-10: Team captain… Second team All-Ivy selection… Earned Connecticut 6 first team recognition… Finished third in the Ivy League in scoring (17.4 ppg.) and second in free throw percentage (.858) and steals (59)… His 59 steals established a Yale single-season record… His 17.4 scoring average was the highest at Yale since Paul Maley averaged 20.2 points in 1987-88… 504 points was the ninth most in a season in Yale history… 55 three-pointers were the sixth most in a season… .858 free throw percentage was the fourth best at Yale… Scored 30 or more points in three games, including a 35-point performance against Sacred Heart in the season opener, the most points in a game by a Yale player since Butch Graves had 39 against Harvard in 1983… Two-time Ivy League Player of the Week selection... Recipient of the Dutch Arnold Award as the team's most valuable player and the Eggie Miles Award for free throw shooting.

2008-09: Honorable mention All-Ivy selection… Led the Ivy League in free throw percentage (.848)… Was eighth in scoring (13.2 ppg.) and second in steals (1.6 per game)… His .848 free throw percentage was the fourth best in a season in school history… 42 steals tied for the ninth most in a season… Led team with 42 three-pointers… Finished second in scoring… Led team in scoring 11 times… Scored in double figures in 20 games… Recipient of the Eggie Miles Award as the team’s top free throw shooter… Named Ivy League co-Player of the Week after scoring 14 of his team-high 19 points in the second half of a win at Brown… Scored 28 points on 10 of 16 shooting from the field in win over Holy Cross… Had 25 points on 7 of 12 shooting against Wagner… Missed the MIT game with an injury.

2007-08: One of only two players to appear in all 28 games... Tied for second in the Ivy League in steals with 49, which tied for the third most in a season in Yale history... Third on the team in assists (58), fourth in three-pointers (29) and tied for fourth in scoring (7.7 ppg.)... Had 18 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals in home victory over Harvard... Scored 14 points on 6 of 9 shooting from the field in 28 minutes off the bench against Fairfield...Handed out a career-high seven assists in a victory over Portland.

2006-07: Appeared in 24 games, the most of any freshman... Received the John C. Cobb Award as Yale’s top freshman at the post season banquet... Top performance came at Navy when he played a majority of the second half at point guard after Eric Flato suffered an injury. Scored 10 points and handed out four assists in 25 minutes... Made his first career start against Wagner.

Before Yale: Second all-time leading scorer at Columbia High School with 1,381 points... Holds the school record in career three-point field goals with 165 and also scored a school record 42 points in a game... Four-year starter... A league all star as both a junior and senior... NYS all-state selection as both a junior and senior... A two-time Troy Record first team selection....Played baseball at Columbia as well and set a New York state single season record by hitting three grand slams in his senior year... Played AAU basketball for the New England PLAYAZ and was selected to participate in the NYS All-Star game in Syracuse.

Personal: Recipient of a President’s Fellowship to run the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) at Yale in the summer of 2009... Involved in a high school mentoring program at Yale... Gives free basketball clinics for New Haven youth... Coached a youth soccer team for inner city New Haven youth as a sophomore... Volunteer at Yale Youth Day events.


Year gp-gs fg-fga pct  3fg-3fga pct  ft-fta pct  rpg  pts ppg  ast stl
2006-07 24-2 18-56 .321 9-31 .290 23-32 .719 1.4 68 2.8 19 17


28-6 70-165  .424  29-79  .367  47-65  .723  1.8 216 7.7 58 49
2008-09 27-27 118-291 .405 42-128 .328 78-92 .848 3.0 356 13.2 50 42
2009-10 29-28 161-412 .391 55-184 .299 127-148 .858 2.9 504 17.4 69 59
Career 108-63 367-924 .397 135-422 .320 275-337 .816 2.3 1144 10.6 196 167