Brian Dougherty

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Brian Dougherty
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1973-12-10) December 10, 1973 (age 40)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Position Goaltender
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
NCAA team University of Maryland
Former NLL teams Philadelphia Wings
Baltimore Thunder
MLL Team
F. Teams
Philadelphia Barrage
Long Island Lizards
Rochester Rattlers
Nationality United States
Pro career 2001present
U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Brian "Doc" Dougherty (born December 10, 1973 in Philadelphia) is a lacrosse goaltender. He attended The Episcopal Academy before attending University of Maryland. He is currently the head coach at Chestnut Hill College.

Dougherty is one of the most decorated and accomplished goaltenders in the history of lacrosse. He is a three-time recipient of the Major League Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year Award,[1] and was awarded the Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award in back to back years in as the NCAA Goaltender of the Year.[2]

In 1995, with the Terrapins, Dougherty was named the NCAA tournament MVP. Dougherty was selected to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2012.

MLL career[edit]

Dougherty played with the Philadelphia Barrage from 2005 to 2008, played with the Long Island Lizards from 2003 to 2004 and Rochester Rattlers from 2001 to 2002.

Dougherty has been part of three Steinfeld Cup Championship teams: the Long Island Lizards in 2001, the Philadelphia Barrage in 2006, and again in 2007. He has appeared in many Major League Lacrosse All-Star Games [3]

He was also the starting goalie for 1998 United States Lacrosse team that won the World Lacrosse Championship.

NLL career[edit]

Dougherty has also played box lacrosse in the National Lacrosse League for the Philadelphia Wings and the Baltimore Thunder, though he played sparingly.

Statistics[edit]

MLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Year Team GP Min GA GAA Sv SvPct 2ptGA GP Min GA GAA Sv SvPct 2ptGA
2001 Rochester 14 844 164 11.7% 216 56.8% 6 1 65 13 12.0% 10 43.5% 0
2002 Rochester 13 768 153 12.0% 197 56.3% 8 - - - - - - -
2003 Long Island 10 536 115 12.9% 160 58.2% 6 2 120 27 13.5% 46 63.0% 1
2004 Long Island 12 697 183 15.8% 267 59.3% 11 - - - - - - -
2005 Philadelphia 10 556 135 14.6% 185 57.4% 5 - - - - - - -
2006 Philadelphia 12 651 126 11.6% 212 62.7% 3 2 116 22 11.3% 34 60.7% 2
2007 Philadelphia 12 672 132 11.8% 182 58.0% 4 2 94 20 12.8% 28 58.3% 0
MLL Totals 83 4,724 1008 - 1,416 - 43 7 395 82 - 118 - 3

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP Min GA SV GAA SV% GP Min GA SV GAA SV%
1998 Baltimore 3 29 8 14 16.55 63.64 1 2 0 0 0 0
2000 Philadelphia 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
NLL Totals 3 29 8 14 16.55 63.64 1 2 0 0 0 0

See also[edit]

Awards[edit]

Preceded by
Scott Bacigalupo
Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award
1995 & 1996
Succeeded by
Greg Cattrano
Preceded by
Greg Cattrano
Major League Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year
2003
Succeeded by
Greg Cattrano
Preceded by
Chris Garrity
Major League Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year
2006 & 2007
Succeeded by
Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brian Dougherty Honored As 2007 Warrior Goalkeeper of the Year". MajorLeagueLacrosse.com. August 20, 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-30. 
  2. ^ "Brian Dougherty is Living the Dream". MajorLeagueLacrosse.com. 2007-07-23. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Brian Dougherty Player Bio". PhiladelphiaBarrage.com. Retrieved 2007-07-24.