Long Island Guard Has Some D-1 Interest

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a player profile update on Our Savior New American guard Chris Hampton, a key player for the Pioneers this season ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Chris Hampton

HEIGHT: 6-foot

WEIGHT: 172 Pounds

CLASS: 2010 class (A Current Junior)

POSITIONS: Shooting Guard/Point Guard

HIGH SCHOOL: Our Savior New American in Centereach, New York (Long Island)

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Rev. Ron Stelzer

HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT COACHES: Eric Jaklitsch and Bob Bass

AAU TEAM: New York Elite

AAU COACHES: Eric Jaklitsch and Chris Phillips

*Hampton, who transferred before the 2007-2008 season from Cardozo High School in Bayside, N.Y., is a 2010 recruit, has two years to polish his individual game, will share the backcourt with steady senior Rayner Moquete, who recently saw his list expand with several more division one programs.

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST: Fordham, St. John's, Marist, Delaware, His AAU coach, Eric Jaklitsch, states Chris is wide open in his recruiting process. "We are playing in several big tournaments down the road," said Jaklitsch, who also coached the New York Elite AAU program. "So I expect more college coaches will see Chris play."


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