Joined the Bucknell program prior to the 2010-11 season after transferring from the University of Pennsylvania ... sat out that season due to NCAA transfer rules, but was able to practice with the team ... made a successful debut in 2011-12, when he was typically the first post player off the bench ... excellent offensive rebounder, which leads to many of his points ... most of his scoring comes around the basket, but he does have good shooting range ... entered the program in excellent physical shape ... tireless runner who is a hard-nosed rebounder and defender.
Once again a key reserve in the Bison frontcourt ... missed part of preseason camp after off-season wrist surgery, but returned in time for the opener ... strong off bench in win over George Mason, hitting 5 FTs and grabbing 4 reb. in 2nd half ... played a strong 7 min. vs. La Salle, totaling 2 pts., 4 reb. ... stepped up with Joe Willman in foul trouble at Cornell and had 4 pts., 2 asst., in 15 min. ... recorded 6 pts., 5 reb., all in 1st half, at Colgate ... played a critical role in Bucknell's win at Lehigh ... had 6 pts., 9 reb. in 1st half with Muscala out with early foul trouble ... finished with career-high 10 reb. in 13 min. ... went 2-2 FG in Patriot League championship game win over Lafayette.
Was an extremely valuable member of the reserve unit in his first eligible season at Bucknell ... played in all 35 games off the bench, averaging 11.8 mpg ... averaged 3.9 ppg and 3.4 rpg ... shot 63.3% from field and 79.2% from FT line ... blocked 7 shots ... made Bucknell debut on opening night at Minnesota, producing 2 pts., 2 reb. in 9 min. ... scored career-high 10 pts. in 10 min. off bench (3-3 FG, 4-4 FT) at Vanderbilt ... tallied 5 pts. in 8 min. at Marist ... added 5 pts. in home win
over Princeton ... had 7 pts., 3 reb. at George Mason ... equalled career high with 10 pts. (4-5 FG) along with 5 reb. in win at Boston University ... played major role in win over Cornell, recording 7 pts., 9 reb. in season-high 21 min. ... had 8 pts. (3-3 FG, 2-2 FT), 7 reb. in win at Army ... recorded 9 pts., 9 reb. in just 16 min.
in home win over Holy Cross ... had 8 pts. (3-3 FG, 2-3 FT) in PL quarterfinal win over Navy, then added 8 pts. (4-4 FG), 5 reb. in semifinal win over Lafayette.
Did not play due to NCAA transfer rules.
Played in 17 games off the bench as a freshman at Penn, averaging 9.2 mpg ... recorded 2.4 ppg and 1.5 rpg while making 16-39 FG (.410) ... best game came against Big-5 foe Saint Joseph's, when he had 8 pts., 9 reb. ... had 8 pts. vs. Monmouth, 7 at Duke, 5 at Davidson.
Full name is Brian Edward Fitzpatrick ... born Nov. 6, 1989 in Bethpage, N.Y. ... parents are Ed and Maureen Fitzpatrick ... has five siblings: Alana, Deirdre, Kevin, Maura and Eamon, ranging in age from 10-19 ... Alana played soccer at Western Connecticut ... attended Xavier High School in Middletown, Conn., then did a postgraduate year at Northfield Mount Hermon ... At NMH was a NPSAC All-Star ... helped Xavier to three SCC Division titles ... 2008 all-conference and all-state academic pick ... team captain as a senior ... Connecticut Coaches Association All-Star ... New England Elite 75 invitee ... New Haven Tap-off Club All-Academic Team ... Connecticut Top 20 ... Middletown Press All-Area ... Also lettered in track and was All-New England in the 400 meters at NMH ... National Honor Society and Latin Honor Society member ... Brother Celestine Award for academic excellence ... played AAU ball for CT Gold ... double major in history and psychology ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.