Hamden Hall Country Day School

Educating students in PreSchool through Grade 12
The following colleges and universities have visited Hamden Hall to observe our scholar-athletes in competition mode:

University at Albany
Assumption College
Bentley University
Boston College
Brown University
Bryant University
Columbia University
Connecticut College
University of Connecticut
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Fordham University
Georgetown University
Harvard University
College of Holy Cross
Iowa State University
Johns Hopkins University
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
University of Maine
Marist College
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts
Merrimack College
University of Michigan
University of New Hampshire
University of New Haven
University of Pittsburgh
Princeton University
University of Rhode Island
Rutgers University
Sacred Heart University
Stonehill College
Stony Brook University
Syracuse University
Temple University
University of Toledo
Towson University
UCLA
United States Naval Academy
University of Virginia
Wesleyan University
Yale University
2020 Seniors Playing College Sports
Molly Anderson Bryant University Lacrosse
Alex DiVincentis Marist College Lacrosse
Destinee Gabriel University of New Haven Lacrosse
Zach Giugno Connecticut College Lacrosse
Alex Horvath Connecticut College Soccer
Chase Lilly Saint Anselm College Lacrosse
Connor Massey Sacred Heart University Wrestling
Justin Pezzolesi University of Hartford Lacrosse
Shannon Rhone St. Lawrence University Basketball
Jackson Benigni Stonehill College Basketball
Jordan Benoit >Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Football
Mike DeMatteo Stonehill College Football
Sam Lovejoy Connecticut College Swimming
Justin Lucibello Trine University Baseball
May Cervone University of Hartford Soccer
Matt Wright Franklin Pierce Football

Hornets Gone Pro!

Professional Lacrosse

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  • Marko Lujic, Class of 1998

    Class of 1998, was drafted by the Boston Cannons in the third round (14th overall) of the 2002 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. He then went on to play with the Bridgeport Barrage, Connecticut’s only professional lacrosse team and a charter member of MLL in its 2003 season. Marko played Division I lacrosse at Yale University, where he received his bachelor of science degree. He also received his MPH and MD degrees from St. George's University. He is currently an attending General Surgeon at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group.

Professional Martial Arts

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  • John Clarke, Class of 1993

    Class of 1993, also known as “Red Velvet,” was a Mixed Martial Arts fighter with a professional fight record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.

Professional Soccer

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  • Carlos Parra, Class of 1996

    Class of 1996, played professional soccer in Major League Soccer and was the first player signed by MLS Pro 40. He also played professionally in the USL First Division. Carlos played for such MLS teams as MetroStars, Miami Fusion, New England Revolution, Connecticut Wolves, Rochester Rhinos, Atlanta Silverbacks, and the Minnesota Thunder between the years of 1997-2003.

Professional Baseball

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  • Casey Frawley, Class of 2006

    Casey Frawley 2006 played Division I ball at Stetson University and went on to play with the Cleveland Indians and the Colorado Rockies.
  • Joshua Zeid, Class of 2005

    Josh Zeid 2005 played Division I ball at both Vanderbilt and Tulane universities. From there he played in the major leagues for both the Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros.
  • Roger Lincoln Class of 1999

    Roger Lincoln 1999 played Division I ball at Stetson University and went on to play with both the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox.
  • Tyler Mizenko, Class of 2008

    Tyler Mizenko 2008 played Division I ball at Winthrop University. He went on to play ball with the San Francisco Giants.

Professional Football

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  • Carl Bond, Class of 1994

    Class of 1994, played professional football in the Arena Football League (AF2, AFL) for eight years, from 2000 to 2007 on such teams as the Columbus Destroyers, Tallahassee Thunder, and Detroit Fury. Carl graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1998 with a major in
    sociology minor and minor in criminology. While at UConn, he was a four-year football starter and named All-Conference (Atlantic 10) in 1997 and 1998; All-American 1998; Walter Camp Connecticut Player of the Year 1998; UConn Offensive Player of the Year 1998, Gridiron Club Offensive Player of the Year 1997; and Golden Helmet Award 1998.
  • Damon Richardson, Class of 1995

    Class of 1995, played semi-pro football in the Arena Football League including as a defensive specialist with the AF2 New Haven Ninjas – an expansion team. The Ninjas were an indoor football team based in New Haven, Conn., during the 2002 season that played in the American Conference of the Northeast Division. Damon played college ball at Southern Connecticut State University.
  • Christian Montano, Class of 2014

    Class of 2014 was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a free agent following the 2020 NFL draft. During his lone season at Tulane University, where he earned an MBA in finance, Christian started every game at center. He also played left tackle at Division I Brown University, where he earned his A.B. in economics. During his high school and college tenure, Christian earned many awards and
    accolades including being named the Walter Camp 2019 Connecticut Player of the Year.
  • TJ Linta, Class of 2014

    Class of 2014, was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as a priority free agent following the 2019 NFL draft. He signed a three-year deal with the Chiefs but was later released due to injury. Linta was a starting quarterback at Wagner College, where he earned his master’s in media management. By his junior year at Brown University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business, entrepreneurship and organizations in 2017, he had earned his role as starting quarterback for the Bears.

Professional Golf

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  • Evan Beirne, Class of 2006

    Class of 2006, is a professional golfer and a former member of the PGA Tour Canada. Evan was a member of the St. John’s University Division I golf team, where he also earned a degree in sports management.

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