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


Castronova, Schuler Earn Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Honors

Recent Graduates Earn Prestigious Big Ten Academic Recognition

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 Watson
Chris Watson


Yorktown, NY

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200



Johns Hopkins to Pursue Conference Affiliation for Men's Lacrosse

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Did You Know: Chris Watson is the chairman of the Johns Hopkins ethics board.

This Season: Co-captain • Returns for fourth season as a starter and the leader on close defense • Has started all 45 games in his career and can set (along with Kyle Harrison and Peter LeSueur) a school record for games started and consecutive starts if he starts 13 straight games.

2004: Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-American • First Team CoSIDA District II Academic All-American • Started all 15 games and led a Johns Hopkins defense that finished ninth in the nation in scoring defense (7.67 goals/game) and held 13 of 15 opponents to less than 10 goals • Unit held six opponents to six goals or less, including four straight early in the season • Led all close defensemen with 30 GBs.

2003: Started all 16 games on close defense • Scooped up 23 ground balls on the year • Anchored a defense that held 14 of 16 opponents to less than 10 goals and surrendered more than 10 goals just once • Seven of final 10 opponents were held to six goals or less • Team allowed just 25 goals in four NCAA Tournament games and finished third in the nation in scoring defense (6.94) and second in man-down defense (40-of-47 / .851).

2002: Started all 14 games on defense as a freshman • Helped anchor a unit that allowed just 8.43 goals per game and did not allow more than 12 goals in any game • Scooped up 27 ground balls on the year • Became the first freshman to start the first game of the season on close defense at Johns Hopkins since 1998.

At Yorktown: Lettered in lacrosse, soccer and basketball • Three-time All-American and a four-time all-league selection in lacrosse • Led lacrosse team to four sectional titles.

Personal: Given name is Chris J. Watson • The son of Jim and Gerry Watson • Born February 9, 1983 • Political science/business major • President of the Johns Hopkins Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Political Science Honor Society • Completed an internship in the office of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during the summer of 2003 • Earned a prestigious internship at Goldman Sachs last summer • Semifinalist for a Rhodes Scholarship.

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