Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
8 Josh Dionne
Career: A three-year starter at attack … Played in 78 career games … Finished his career with 140 goals and 22 assists for 162 points … His 140 goals rank eighth in Duke scoring history, while his 162 points are 20th at the time of graduation … Helped lead Duke to consecutive NCAA Championships in 2013 and 2014 … A 2014 honorable mention USILA All-American … Scored at least one point in his final 35 career games.
2014: Started 17 games at attack … USILA honorable mention All-American … Tallied 49 goals and seven assists for 56 points to rank fourth on the team in points … His 49 goals ranked second on the team … Scored at least one point in all 17 games … Registered a career-high six goals in win at Furman (3/18) … Had five goals in the season-opening win over Jacksonville (2/8) and in the regular season finale at Boston University (5/4) … Scored four goals in win against Syracuse (3/23) … Three in four markers versus Rutgers … Had four first-half goals in NCAA quarterfinal against Johns Hopkins (5/18) before suffering a season-ending injury … In his two NCAA Tournament games he scored six goals on just 11 shots … Compiled 10 hat tricks on the year and eight games with four-plus points … Was second on the team in man-up goals with four … Picked up 31 ground balls.2013: Started all 21 games at attack … USILA All-America honorable mention … Ranked second on the team in goals with a career-best 45 and fourth in points (50) … Scored a goal in 18 of his 21 outings and had a point in 19 of the 21 contests … Registered 15 multiple goal games … Tallied a career-high five goals in the 19-16 win over Virginia (4/12) … Posted 10 goals in the NCAA Tournament and five overall on championship weekend … Netted two goals against Cornell (5/25) in the NCAA Semifinal … Had a hat trick in the NCAA Championship game over Syracuse (5/27) … Finished the year with seven hat tricks, including four in the win over Marquette (5/5) … Dished out a season-high two assists versus Georgetown (3/23) … Also led the team in man-up goals with 10 … Picked up five ground balls in victory over Marist (3/18).
2012: Started 19 of 20 games at attack ... ranked fourth on the team in points with 36 goals and seven assists for 43 points ... his 36 goals were second most on the team and fifth in the ACC ... led Duke in shooting percent (.396) ... had at least one goal in 18 contests ... led all attackmen with 41 ground balls ... tallied a hat trick in seven games and had four goals in three of those ... scored a career-high five points (4g, 1a) in win over Dartmouth (3/18) ... also had four goals, including the game-winning score, in win over No. 1 Virginia (4/13) and versus Penn (2/24) ... named ACC Offensive Player of the Week following his performance against the Cavaliers ... netted a hat trick, including the game winner, in the ACC Tournament semifinal win over Maryland (4/20) ... voted to the ACC All-Tournament team after helping Duke to the 2012 ACC title ... also netted hat tricks against Maryland (3/3), Harvard (3/12) and North Carolina (3/16) ... handed out a career-high three assists in the NCAA quarterfinal victory over Colgate (5/20) ... picked up a career-high five ground balls in the victory against Jacksonville (2/26) ... had four ground balls in four other games.
2011: Saw the field in all 20 games and started one ... tallied 10 goals and three assists for 13 points ... key member of the man-up offense ... tied for the team lead in extra man goals with six ... had a career-high three goals in win over Mercer (3/13) ... also picked up a career-best three ground balls versus the Bears ... had two man-up goals in ACC win over rival North Carolina (3/17) ... registered a goal and a career-best two assists against Presbyterian (4/11) ... tallied a man-up goal in NCAA Tournament first round against Delaware (5/14) ... All-ACC Academic Team choice ... ACC Honor Roll selection.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Henry Skip Flanagan at Avon Old Farms … served as a captain as a senior ... Selected to the Under Armour All-America his senior season … named to the all-league team as a sophomore and set freshman and sophomore scoring records at Avon Old Farms … also lettered four years in soccer and hockey … helped guide the soccer team to the New England Championship in soccer in 2008 and served as a captain as a senior … led the Avon Old Farms hockey team as the goaltender to two New England Championships and also served as a captain.
Personal: Son of Jason and Kathi Dionne … has one sister, Amanda … born April 13, 1991.