1 Zaid Hearst
1 Zaid Hearst
Height: 6-4
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
High School: Salisbury (Conn.) School
Position: Guard

As a Sophomore in 2012-13:
Started in all 31 games for the Bobcats … Averaged 10.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.42 assists per game … Ranked second on the team and 25th in the Northeast Conference in points per game … Finished second on the team and 11th in the league in free-throw percentage (.779) … Connected on 42 percent (113-268) of his field goal attempts, including 35 percent (34-97) of his three-point field goal attempts … Corralled 15 steals and 14 blocked shots … Scored 17 points and grabbed five rebounds in an overtime win against Iona in the Paradise Jam (11/16) … Averaged 11 points and 5.0 rebounds over a two game stretch against Lehigh (11/27) and Colgate (12/5) … Compiled a season-high of 18 points at Boston University (12/16) … Recorded 12 points and four rebounds in win at Albany (12/21) … Posted his first double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds against St. Francis Brooklyn (1/3) – matching a career-high for rebounds in a game … Averaged 13.2 points and 4.0 rebounds over a five game stretch, including a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Saint Francis U (1/17) and 17 points in a win over CCSU (1/24) … Poured in 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out four assists at Mount St. Mary’s (1/31) … Scored 12 points, which included an 8-for-10 performance from the free-throw line and snatched five rebounds in a win over Wagner (2/2) … Finished with 16 points and seven rebounds in a win over Saint Francis U (2/16) … Compiled 10 points in a win over Sacred Heart (2/21) and 11 points in a win over Bryant (2/23) … Rattled off four consecutive games with double-digits to extend the streak to six games … Scored 17 points at CCSU (2/25); 17 points at St. Francis Brooklyn (2/28); and matched a season-high with 18 points at LIU Brooklyn in the regular-season finale (3/2).

As a Freshman in 2011-12:
Appeared in all 32 games, including 27 as a starter for the Bobcats … Enjoyed a tremendous freshman campaign, averaging 7.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game … Connected on 44 percent (85-196) of his field goal attempts, including 36 percent (20-56) of his three-point field goal attempts … Finished second on the team in free-throw percentage (.732) and third on the team in assists (43) … Gathered 21 steals and picked up one block … In his first career game, collected seven points, six rebounds, two assists and a seven in a starting role against Fairfield University at the Connecticut 6 Classic (11/11) … Posted 14 points, six rebounds and two steals in a win at Hartford (12/6) … Chipped in with 16 points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal in a win at Colgate (12/22) … Chimed in with 13 points and seven rebounds in a win against Boston University, a game that was televised on NESN (12/31) … Picked up 10 points and five rebounds against LIU Brooklyn (1.7) … Poured in nine points on 3-of-6 shooting and grabbed a rebound against Wagner College (1/28) … Recorded seven points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal in a win at Fairleigh Dickinson (2/2) … Registered eight points, three rebounds and an assist in a win against Central Connecticut during NEC Rivalry Week (2/8) … Posted a career-high 19 points on 8-of-13 (.615) shooting and hauled in eight rebounds at LIU Brooklyn (2/18) … Scored 15 points on a blistering 7-of-8 (.875) shooting and pulled down eight rebounds in a win against Saint Francis (Pa.) (2/23) … Averaged 12 points, seven rebounds and two assists in postseason play, including his first career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds against Penn in the CBI Invitational (3/14). 

Before Quinnipiac:
Averaged 16.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game as a senior after posting averages of 18.7 points, 11.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.9 steals per game as a junior for Coach Jeff Ruskin at the Salisbury School … Earned New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Class A First Team honors in his final year at Salisbury … Was named All-Western New England First Team in 2010, before earning Hoop Group Southern Invitational Jam Fest All-Star status the following summer, playing for Mid-Atlantic Select … Also named to the Hoop Group Summer Classic East All-Tournament Team … New England Recruiting Report named Hearst the No. 8 prospect in Connecticut and the No. 28 recruit in New England for 2011. 

The son of Tanya Hearst … Born in Silver Spring, Md. … Has an older brother, Geoffrey ... A communications major.

Career Stats
 Total Field Goals3-Pt Field GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsAssistsBlocksStealsPointsTurnovers
Hearst, ZaidFr.2011-12G6-432851960.43420560.35741560.7321173.656431.34410.031210.6562317.21929
Hearst, ZaidSo.2012-13G6-4311132680.42234970.35174950.7791183.806441.419140.452150.48433410.77445
Career Totals----631984640.427541530.3531151510.7622353.730871.381150.238360.5715658.96874