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George W. McGeeney

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2002


University of Maryland - Baltimore County

George McGeeney, inducted as a truly great player, was a top defenseman for the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and also achieved success on the international level. McGeeney was a first-team All-American in 1982 when he received the USILA's Schmeisser Award as the national defenseman of the year. Two years earlier, as a sophomore, he helped the Retrievers to the 1980 NCAA Division II Championship.

Following graduation, McGeeney played on the U.S. Men's Team in 1986 and 1990, helping the U.S. capture two International Lacrosse Federation World Championships. He served as a captain for the 1990 team.

As a post-collegiate player, McGeeney earned all-club honors from 1983 to 1990. He was inducted to the Greater Baltimore Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2001. 

After his lacrosse career, McGeeney spent 35 years working in leadership positions for various companies including Pepsico, Affordable Residential Communities Inc. (ARC) and Coinmach Service Corp/Air-Serv. Shortly before his passing, he had joined US Lacrosse as the organization's chief operating officer. McGeeney passed away in February 2020 at the age of 59.