On Brown:Very physical, tough defender who is good in the air ... one of the best ball strikers on the team ... a good player whose skills will improve those around him ... has started 65 consecutive matches heading into 2008 ... the top returning defender for UMass and one of the best in the Atlantic 10.
Redshirt Senior (2008):Game-by-Game Statistics Named Second Team NSCAA/adidas All Mid-Atlantic Region ... Earned First Team A-10 All-Conference
Redshirt Junior (2007):Game-by-Game Statistics
Named Team Co-Defensive Player of the Year ... also received the Daniels-Strathaim Award ... started all 26 games at center back playing over 2,300 minutes ... netted his first goal of the season in win against La Salle (11/2) ... his second goal came against Dayton (11/15) in the first round of the A-10 Tournament where he also hit the clinching penalty kick following overtime to advance UMass ... had two assists, one at Vermont (97) and one versus Fordham (11/4) ... defense ranked 31st in the NCAA in goals against average (0.79).
Redshirt Sophomore (2006): Game-By-Game Stats
Started all 19 games of the Minutemen's season at left full back ... named to the Navy Anders Classic All-Tournament team ... has started 39 consecutive games spanning the 2005 and 2006 seasons ... scored his only goal of the season at UMBC (9/3) which stood as the gamewinner ... took 31 shots, 17 on goal, both of which led the Minutemen ... led the Minutemen to 10 shutouts, a school record ... helped the team post a 0.96 goals against average ... aided in the team's shutout streak of 566 minutes, 55 seconds ... tied with Kenny Cook for most minutes on the team, averaging 91.
Redshirt Freshman (2005):Game-By-Game Stats
Started in all 20 games played and led the team in minutes played with 1,670 ... helped UMass defense improve from the 2004 season by allowing 0.51 fewer goals per game (11 fewer total) ... defense allowed just 13 second half goals this season - down from 21 a season ago.
2004: Redshirted his freshman season at UMass.
Before UMass: Lettered for four seasons under coach Wolfgang Weber at Salpointe Catholic High School ... tallied two goals as a senior ... member of the 2004 Class 5A State Champs ... named second team All-Southern Arizona and second team All-State ... high school teammate of fellow Minuteman, Douglas Rappaport.
Personal: Christopher Glenn Brown ... born Dec. 21, 1985, in Tucson, Ariz. ... son of Patrick and Katy Brown ... has two brothers, Sean and Alex ... majoring in economics.