2007-08: Led the team with 49 blocked shots, raising his career total to 90, fourth on the NJIT career list. ... played all 29 games (27 starts). ... career-high 15 points against American (11/24).
2006-07: Ranked second among Division I Independents with 1.4 blocks per game on a team-leading 41 total blocked shots. ... played all 29 games (28 starts, only exception was Senior Night) ... career-high 14 points vs. North Dakota State (2/10) and 5 blocks against Longwood (1/10). ... season-high 3 steals in the season-opening upset at defending MAAC regular season champion Manhattan (11/11) ... scored at least 8 points in eight of the last 17 after reaching 8 points just twice in the first 12 contests ... made 16 of his last 22 free throws (.727) after starting out 13-30 (.433). Enters '07-'08 having made his last eight free throws.
2005-06: Redshirted to preserve four years of Division I playing eligibility.
Prior to NJIT: First-team all-Red Division and second-team all-conference for coach Dave Turco at South Brunswick HS ... school career blocked shots leader playing on teams that won two division titles ... AAU teammate with current Highlander Johnathan Dixon on the New Jersey Cyclones.
Personal: Daniel A. Stonkus. ... Son of Alex and Lisa Stonkus ... mechanical engineering major. ... born 2/25/87 in New Brunswick, NJ.