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Agostino DiMaggio

Class of 1960

Agostino is a member of the Athletic Hall of Fame. His citation is copied below:

The colorful athletic career of “Mickey DiMaggio” reads like a movie saga.

His Washington College athletic history enjoyed two eras–pre Korean war and post Korean war.

From 1952–54 he ran cross country, played soccer and lacrosse, and ran track one season.

Outstanding in cross country, he earned all Mason-Dixon honors in 1952 and 1953.

Scoring 12 goals in the first two games of his freshman lacrosse campaign, he went on to help spark Washington College to an 8-5 season in 1953 and a Laurie Cox Division crown the following year.

Playing attack or midfield he achieved honorable mention All-American honors as a sophomore.

After three years in the military service he returned to record a brilliant athletic record, 1957–59.

In soccer he achieved All-American, all Mason-Dixon, Middle Atlantic and South honors as a brilliant goaltender three seasons.

In lacrosse he gained first team All-American honors in 1959 (when there was only one team). He starred with Joe Seivold and Dick Callahan on the “60-Minute midfield” in 1958. Evening Sun sports editor called them “the best in the country”.

DiMaggio capped a fabulous college career in typical fashion.

The contest was the annual North-South game at Homewood.

All DiMaggio did was tie the score and assist on the winning goal, finishing with three goals.

DiMaggio returned to Washington College 1972–83, serving in many capacities: lacrosse coach (1978), alumni director, and admissions director.