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Jon Reese

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2011


Yale University

Inducted as a truly great player, Reese received first team (1990) and honorable mention (1988, 1989) All-America honors as a four-year player at Yale University. Reese was Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 1987 and received the Ivy League's Player of the Year award and the USILA MacLaughlin Award as the nation’s top midfielder in 1990, when he set the NCAA single season record with 82 goals. 

Reese led Yale to three Ivy League championships (1988-1990) and at the time of his induction to the Hall of Fame, he was Yale's all-time leader for career goals (162) and points (200). In addition to his lacrosse accomplishments, Reese was also a member of the Yale football team, serving as a team captain and also being selected as team MVP. During his final year at Yale, he was recipient of the William Neely Mallory Award as Yale’s top male athlete in 1990. 

After Yale, Reese went on to a successful career on Wall Street with Lehman Brothers from 1990-2002. He was selected for the NCAA Silver Anniversary Team in 1995.