|High School:||Fairfield Prep|
Although last year's strongest man now has some competition, Brian is still a stalwart, dependable 1v1 defenseman. A thoughtful, insightful captain, he leads the team with his actions. Brian has spearheaded several community outreach efforts and few work harder than him or put up as many lbs in the weight room. Brian proved last year that he can perform well when assigned an opponent's best attackman. His leadership on the defensive end of the field is emerging...2007: One of two Brown players to start all 14 games...Picked-up 10 ground balls...2006: Played 10 games for the Bears' defense, earning a starting role vs. Hartford...Picked-up six ground balls...2005: Missed the entire season...Secondary School Background: A graduate of Fairfield Prep where he lettered in lacrosse (3) and basketball (1)...All-American and first team All-State, and first team All-League his senior year...Top 205 All-Star...Played in the Connecticut Super Junior game...Team captain as a senior...National Honor Society member...Personal: The son of Stephen and Iris Sharnick of Newtown...Has a brother, Stephen, and a sister, Katie...Enjoys sports and firefighting...Economics and Commerce, Organization and Entrepreneurship concentrator..