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#1993 Dee McDonough
Position: Field Hockey/Lacrosse
Alma Mater: James Madison
Graduating Year: 1973

Dee McDonough ('73) was a U.S. National Team player in field hockey in 1974 and in lacrosse in 1974-75. She played in nine U.S. Field Hockey Association National Tournaments and in 10 U.S. Women's Lacrosse Association (USWLA) National Tournaments and has competed internationally against teams from Wales, England, Australia and Scotland. She played on Southeast Region all-star field hockey teams from 1970-78 and on South Region all-star lacrosse teams from 1970-79.

At JMU she was named the school's Outstanding Sportswoman of the Year for 1972-73. She was a defense player on the field hockey team and a three-year starter. She played attack wing for the lacrosse team and was a four-year varsity starter despite having only taken up the sport as a college freshman. She was captain of the lacrosse team as a junior and senior and captain of the field hockey team as a senior. In addition to her collegiate career, she played hockey for the Washington and Richmond club teams and lacrosse for the Richmond club team.

Off the field she has served lacrosse and field hockey governing bodies and committees in a variety of capacities. She has served as president of the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association and the Virginia Women's Lacrosse Association and has been on the board of directors of The Lacrosse Foundation. She chaired the USWLA national team selection committee four years, chaired state and regional selection committees in lacrosse and field hockey, and chaired ethics and eligibility committees for the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) and the Virginia AIAW.