Men's Soccer


A three-time monogram recipient • team captain during his senior season •played in 70 career matches, including 46 starts • totaled 23 points on eight goals and seven assists •2007 BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A SENIOR: Served as a team captain •started all 21 games in which he played •notched one assist • had nine shots •assisted on Notre Dame's first goal (49th minute) in a 4-0 win over No. 7 Louisville •earned his third monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Had a breakout campaign as he posted career-best totals in goals (5), assists (5) and points (15) • tied for second on the team in assists, tied for third in goals and was fourth in points • played in all 21 games, while making 20 starts • collected a career-high two assists in a 4-1 win over Duke at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic • scored the game winner in the 89th minute in a 2-1 victory against Dartmouth in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament • was named to the all-tournament team for that effort • netted the first hat trick of his career, along with picking up an assist for a single-game career-high seven points, in a 4-1 triumph of Marquette • that performance earned him several accolades, including Soccer America national player of the week, BIG EAST player of the week and College Soccer News national team of the week • picked up an assist in a 3-0 victory over Syracuse • deposited a goal in a 4-1 triumph of Pittsburgh • assisted on a goal in a 3-1 win over Providence • earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 24 games, including five starts • ranked fourth on the team with seven points, which came on three goals and one assist • collected the first goal of his career as he put the Irish on the board in the fourth minute in a 3-0 win over Rhode Island in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament • scored the first goal of the game in the 35th minute in a 2-0 victory at Rutgers • assisted on the game winner in the next match, a 1-0 triumph at Villanova • tallied the second Irish goal (72nd minute) in a 2-0 triumph of No. 7 Santa Clara in the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 • named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • received a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in four matches during his freshman campaign • saw time in wins over No. 8 Creighton (4-1), DePaul (3-0), Marquette (4-0) and Michigan State (3-0).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A three-time Western New England prep school all-star at Cushing Academy • two-time all-state and all-conference player • named his team's offensive player of the year during his senior season • two-time captain and team MVP of his prep squad • selected to the 2004 and 2005 Massachusetts all-state team • earned 2005 MVP honors from his U-18 team, the Boston Bulldogs • also captained the Bulldogs to the U-18 state championship and the U-18 Super Y-League national championship • selected to the Super Y-League National Pool • a Northeast Super Y-League ODP regional pool selection in 2003 and 2004 • helped to lead the U-17 Boston Bulldogs team to the 2004 US club soccer regional championship • born June 3, 1987 • son of William and Deborah Donohue • has an older brother • graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2010 with a finance degree.

Donohue's Career Statistics

2006 4-0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 24-5 13 3 1 7 2
2008 21-20 18 5 5 15 3
2009 21-21 9 0 1 1 0
Totals 70-46 40 8 7 23 5

Dave Donohue
Dave  Donohue


Reading, MA

High School:
Cushing Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160


Event Calendar


October 21
L, 2-1 (2OT)
Durham, N.C. (Koskinen Stadium)

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October 25
L, 1-0
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

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ACC Network Extra
October 28
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

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ACC Network Extra
November 2
ACC First Round
Campus Sites
November 6
ACC Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
November 9
ACC Semifinals
Campus Sites
November 13
ACC Final
Charleston, S.C. (MUSC Health Stadium)
November 17
NCAA Championship First Round
Campus Sites
November 20
NCAA Championship Round of 32
Campus Sites
November 27
NCAA Championship Round of 16
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December 3
NCAA Championship Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
December 9
NCAA Championship Semifinals
Houston, Texas (BBVA Compass Stadium)
December 11
NCAA Championship Final
Houston, Texas (BBVA Compass Stadium)

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