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Did You Know: Joe McDermott has done an extensive amount of volunteer work • He has coached basketball with the Special Olympics, is involved with Athletes Helping Athletes and has worked with various senior citizen groups.

This Season: One of the leaders of a deep and talented group of midfielders • Will battle for a spot on the first midfield but could also anchor a second unit that will be among the nation's best.

2003: Enjoyed the most productive season of his career as he finished eighth on the team in scoring with a career-high 12 goals and nine assists for a personal-best 21 points • Ended the season with a 10-game point-scoring streak and was one of JHU's most effective offensive players down the stretch • Tallied the game-winning goal in a 6-5 overtime victory at Maryland and tallied what proved to be the game-winning goal in an 8-7 win over then top-ranked Virginia during regular season • Scored Hopkins' first goal of the game in both the NCAA Semifinals against Syracuse and the NCAA Championship game against Virginia • Scored a career-high three goals in a 14-2 win over Army in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and finished with seven goals and one assist in four NCAA Tournament games.

2002: Played in 13 games as a member of Hopkins' second midfield • Scored five goals and added four assists for nine points • Scored one goal and added an assist in a 9-8 win over Hofstra • Against Syracuse, assisted on Kevin Boland's second goal of the game with 2:31 remaining - the goal drew Hopkins to within 8-7 in a game the Blue Jays eventually won, 9-8 •Tallied a goal against Maryland that stopped a 4-0 Terp run.

2001: Played in 11 games with six starts • Became the first freshman attackman at JHU to start the first game of the season since 1996 • Scored seven goals and added 10 assists for 17 points to finish third on the team in assists and sixth in points •Opened career with a one-goal, one assist effort against Princeton and came back with a three-assist effort in the 7-6 win over Hofstra • First multi-goal game of career came with a two-goal effort in a 12-4 win at North Carolina • Running on a midfield unit almost exclusively against Loyola, scored two goals and added an assist during a 3-0 run that turned an 8-8 tie into an 11-8 advantage midway through the fourth quarter • Registered at least one point in 10 of the 11 games he played.

At South Side: Two-time All-America lacrosse player who also played basketball • Ended his career with 195 goals and 92 assists • Helped lead his Empire State Team to three medals, including two golds and one silver • Youngest player on 1999 United States U-19 team, which won the world championship.

Personal Profile: Given name is Jospeh G. McDermott • The son of Joseph and Maureen McDermott • Born March 25, 1982 • Political science major.

Joe McDermott

Joe  McDermott


Rockville Centre, NY

High School:
South Side

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190


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