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Izzy McDonough

Kennett Square, Pa.
High School
Izzy McDonough - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers


  • 2018 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad, her fourth time earning the honor
  • Appeared in all 19 games with 12 starts
  • Scored a goal in the season-opener at Drexel (Aug. 24)
  • Finished her career with 11 goals and an assist, appearing in 83 games with 27 starts
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • 2017 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Scored a goal in the win over Columbia (Sept. 1)
  • Scored the game-tying goal in the win at Louisville (Oct. 21)


  • Appeared in 23 games
  • 2016 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Scored her first goal of the season against Louisville (Oct. 21)
  • Took six shots, five of which were on-goal
  • Scored a goal in the ACC semifinals against Wake Forest (Nov. 4) and in the championship game against North Carolina (Nov. 6)


  • Appeared in all 21 games with a start at Miami (Sept. 13)
  • Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener against Drexel
  • Scored her first career goal at Princeton (Sept. 6)
  • Scored the game-winner at Wake Forest (Oct. 8)
  • 2015 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad

High School/Club

  • Four-year varsity field hockey starter at Unionville High
  • Two-time First Team High School All-Area, earning second-team honors as a sophomore
  • Helped lead her 2014 Unionville team to a District 1 AAA Championship, advancing to the District 1 AAA state quarterfinals
  • Played for the W.C. Eagles club team, including playing seven games on an undefeated tour of New Zealand in 2014
  • Was a member of the W.C. Eagles’ 2014 U19 and 2013 U16 National Club Championship winning teams
  • Also played two years of varsity ice hockey and three years of varsity lacrosse at Unionville High
  • Earned All-Tournament Team honors in ice hockey her sophomore season


  • Daughter of Tom and Marina McDonough
  • Older brother, Nick, played four years of ice hockey at Kentucky
  • Has an older sister, Sam, and younger twin sisters, Maddie and Annie. Annie is a teammate on the UVA field hockey team