Johns Hopkins Men's Lacrosse Opens Fall Practice - Quinn Joins Coaching Staff

Blue Jays Hit the Field for First Time in Preparation for 2016 Season


Johns Hopkins Extends Pietramala's Contract Through 2020

Two-Time National Coach of the Year Has Led Hopkins to Two National Championships


Johns Hopkins Men's Lacrosse to Host Prospect Clinics

Events Open to 2019 Graduates

And We Were Back - Jun 3
And We Were Back
Highlights: Men's Lacrosse vs. Maryland - May 23
Highlights: Men's Lacrosse vs. Maryland
Highlights: Men's Lacrosse vs. Syracuse - May 17
Highlights: Men's Lacrosse vs. Syracuse
Jeremy Huber Candlelight Vigil (January 29, 2015)
A candlelight vigil was held at Homewood Field for Jeremy Huber, a freshman on the lacrosse team who passed away suddenly.
Men's Lacrosse vs. Maryland (NCAA Semifinals)
Johns Hopkins fell to Maryland, 12-11, in the NCAA Semifinals Saturday in Philadelphia
Johns Hopkins-Maryland Rivalry Trophy
The Johns Hopkins and Maryland men's lacrosse teams will debut

Chris Lightner
Chris Lightner


Timonium, MD

High School:
Calvert Hall

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205



Johns Hopkins Men's Lacrosse Fall Notebook

Blue Jays Open Fall Practice, Seven Advance in Team USA Tryouts


2013 Johns Hopkins Men's Lacrosse Season-Ending Notebook

Blue Jays Post 9-5 Record, Produce Schmeisser Award Winner and Five All-Americans


Durkin Repeats as First Team All-American

Five Blue Jays Earn All-America Honors


Johns Hopkins-Army Men's Lacrosse Notes

Blue Jays, Black Knights Close Regular Season Friday Night at Michie Stadium


Johns Hopkins-Navy Men's Lacrosse Notes

Blue Jays Host Midshipmen in Key Late-Season Game

2012: Started all 16 games on close defense and helped fuel a unit that finished seventh nationally in scoring defense (7.38) • Had 18 ground balls and six caused turnovers on the year • The Johns Hopkins defense held 13 of 16 opponents to nine goals or less and only once did the Blue Jays give up more than 11 goals on the year.

2011: Started all 16 games on close defense and finished with one goal, 21 ground balls and nine caused turnovers • Tied for fourth on the team with nine caused turnovers • Key member of a defense that finished sixth in the nation in scoring defense (7.25) • Helped hold the opposition scoreless for a stretch of 14 minutes or longer 22 times and to one goal or less in 32 of 64 quarters on the year • Jump-started JHU's 12-11 win over second-ranked Virginia with his first goal of the season just over two minutes into the game • Made big open-field hit on Maryland's Scott Larue to cause a turnover that led to a Chris Boland goal late in the fourth quarter of JHU's 12-11 overtime win against the Terps - goal capped an 8-1 run that turned an 8-3 deficit into an 11-9 lead.

2010: Played in all 15 games and had one goal, one assist, 20 ground balls and four caused turnovers on the year • Got the nod as the top pole in the season-opener against Manhattan and fueled a defense that held the Jaspers scoreless for the first 53:12 - the longest such streak in the Dave Pietramala era • Had an assist against Delaware, totaled a career-high four ground balls against UNC and came back with his first career goal and two GBs against Albany • JHU defense held the opposition scoreless for 10 minutes or longer 23 times on the season.

At Calvert Hall: Under Armour All-American and US Lacrosse All-American as a senior • Two-time first team all-metro and two-time First Team All-MIAA selection • Helped team to a 17-3 record and a trip to the MIAA Semifinals as a junior and a 16-4 record and an appearance in the MIAA title game as a senior • Totaled one goal, two assists and 78 ground balls as a senior • Three-year letterwinner in football • Garnered All-MIAA honors as a standout OLB/FB.

Personal: Christopher J. Lightner • The son of Lee Lightner, Laurie Bracken and stepfather Colt Bracken • Great grandfather, Milard Lang, played lacrosse and soccer at Johns Hopkins and was inducted into both the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the National Soccer Hall of Fame • Born April 1, 1991 • Economics major with a minor in entrepreneurship and management.

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