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Some of Hampden-Sydney's Finest

Chris Lucas

Chris Lucas ‘03 finished his career as H-SC’s second all-time leading scorer, claimed USILA All-America honors three times and All-ODAC honors four times. Lucas earned a Master’s degree in atomic physics at Old Dominion University and is presently employed at Lockheed Martin in Washington, D.C.


Jamie Worthen

Jamie Worthen ‘98 was the 1998 National Defenseman of the Year. He also went on to earn All-America honors in 1996, 1997 and 1998. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School in 2004. He is now an orthopedic surgeon.


Tom Oast

Tom Oast ‘00 was a 1st Team All-American in 2000 and was named ODAC Player of the Year. He joined the military and has recently become a member of the Special Forces.


John Gibson

John Gibson ‘82, a member of the Hampden-Sydney Hall of Fame, to date remains the all-time leading scorer in program history with 202 career goals and 266 total points. John was Hampden-Sydney’s first lacrosse All-American (along with teammate Dr. Ted Chambers), leading the Tigers to their first NCAA appearance and #8 national ranking. John is the Executive Vice President of the Ellis-Gibson Development Company in Norfolk, VA.


Jason Rostan

Jason Rostan ‘03 earned 1st Team All-America honors in 2002 and 2nd Team accolades in 2003. He was the ODAC Player of the Year in 2002. He is now an assistant coach at Hampden-Sydney.


Chris Biddison

Chris Biddison ‘03 was a three-time All-American, earning First-Team in 2002 and Second-Team in 2003. Additionally, he was three-time First-Team All-ODAC. He is now a financial advisor with AXA Advisors in Columbia, MD.


Kyle Jett

Kyle Jett ‘10 was the 2010 ODAC Player of the Year and Second-Team All-American. He ranks eighth all-time at H-SC in career goals and points and ninth in assists. He is also second all-time in career midfielder points.


Jeff Jackson

Jeff Jackson ‘88 is the most prolific scoring midfielder in Hampden-Sydney history. His 208 career points is the most in school history at the midfield and third overall. He also sits fourth in H-SC history with 157 goals. A two-time All-American, Jackson was a first-team honoree in 1988 and a second-teamer in 1987.


Rob Bonaventura

Rob Bonaventura ‘83 is the fifth all-time leading scorer in Hampden-Sydney lacrosse history and rates in the top-six in career goals scored and assists. From 1980 to 1983, Bonaventura racked up 104 goals (sixth-best all time) and recorded 70 assists (second-best all-time). In 1982, he registered career numbers with 42 goals and 36 assists (second-best all-time in single season) for 78 points, and is credited with one of the best all-around individual seasons in H-SC lacrosse history. He still holds the Tiger record with 11 goals against William and Mary in 1982. He earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in 1983 and was a 1st Team All-ODAC honçree in both 1982 and 1983. Bonaventura, a political science major while at Hampden-Sydney, is a Vice Chairman for Laidlaw and Company, Investment Bankers in New York City. His wife, Linda, graduated from Fairfield. They have three children, Christian, Kelly and Daniel.