Mike Donahoe '79
A 6-foot-4 floor general at the guard position, Dr. Mike Donahoe
helped the Grove City College men's basketball team earn two NCAA Division III
Championship Tournament invitations during his career.
As a senior in 1978-79, Donahoe helped the Wolverines advance to the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional by leading the team in both scoring and assists. He averaged 14.2 points per game that year and concluded his career as the ninth-leading scorer in program history with 1,051 points.
The Mount Lebanon, Pa., product earned All-Tournament honors as a senior at the NCAA Tournament at Albright College in Reading, Pa. Under the direction of head coach John Barr, Grove City finished the season with 18 victories, the second-most in program history.
That year, Donahoe became Grove City's initial CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American in men's basketball.
As a freshman during the 1975-76 season, Donahoe helped Grove City to a 16-6 overall record and the program's first NCAA Division III Tournament invitation. A four-year starter for Grove City, he led the Wolverines in assists in each of his four seasons.
Grove City compiled a 57-35 overall record during his four years, including 28 wins against scholarship-level programs. He is one of only a handful of Wolverine athletes to have competed in multiple NCAA Tournaments.
Donahoe capped his career at the College by earning Sportsman of the Year for 1978-79. Donahoe graduated with a bachelorís degree in biology and earned his medical degree at Hahnemann University in 1983.
He works as associate chief for clinical programs in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.