2013-14: BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor (So.):Competed the 800 meter run during the 2014 outdoor campaign...Notched a season-best time of 1:58.54 at the Benedictine Twilight (Apr. 25)...Finished in 10th place at the Marquette Duals (Apr. 4)...Ran a 1:59.50 for a 14th-place finish at the Dave Rankin Invitational (May 2). Cross Country (So.): Did not compete
2012-13: BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the 1,500 meters during the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Posted a BIG EAST qualifying mark with a second-place finish at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26) with a time of 3:54.61, a new personal-best ... Ran as part of the 4x800 and distance medley relays at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, helping the Golden Eagles earn points in both races by placing seventh and eighth, respectively ...2013 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in three events over the course of the 2013 outdoor campaign, including the 800 meters, the 1,000 meters and the mile... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 1,000 meters at the Badger Classic (Jan. 12) with a time of 2:35.87 ... Finished 25th in the 1,500-meter run (4:06.58) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships while also competing in the 4x800-meter relay ...2013 Outdoor Performance List. Cross Country (Fr.): Competed in two races during the 2012 cross country season ... Earned a personal best at the 8k Bradley Classic (Oct. 12) with a time of 26:54 to finish 12th in the college division... Ran in the 6k NIU Huskie Open (Sept. 7) with a time of 21:09.8 to finish 36th overall (15th on Marquette) ...2012 XC Performance List.
2011-12: Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor:Did not compete. Cross Country:Did not compete.
High School: Earned four varsity letters in cross country and three in track...Was a state finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award...Claimed the state championship and set the conference and school records in the 1,600-meter run with a mark of 4:19.19, and added a third-place finish in the 3,200-meter run...A seven-time all-conference first team selection...Captained the Knights for three seasons in cross country (2008-10)...Collected three team MVP awards in cross country in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons, and named track MVP in his final two seasons...Named the 2010 conference runner of the year...Helped his cross country team to three conference championship and a 2007 sectional championship...Led the Knights to the 2008 regional championship in track...Collected conference and sectional individual championships as a senior, including a school-record setting performance with the 4x800 relay team...Qualified for the National Junior Olympic Cross Country Meet in 2009 and 2010...Honored by the Oshkosh Northwestern as the 2009 District Runner of the Year...Recorded personal marks in the 800-meter (2:01.01) and 3,200-meter run (9:49)...Earned the cross country Knight Award for Leadership his sophomore through senior years...Named to the 2009 WIAA Fall Sports Academic Team and the 2010 WIAA Cross Country Coaches Association All-State Academic Team.
Personal:McDonald is the son of Donald and Sylvia McDonald...Has three siblings, Clare, Maeve and MacKenzie...Plans to major in biological sciences.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships 2013- 4x800-meter relay: 7th (7:38.37; third leg w/ Lacy, Franz, Hennessy) DMR: 8th (10:01.74; 800-meter leg w/Lacy, Lawrence, Agnew)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships 2013- 1,500-meter run: 25th (4:06.58) 4x800-meter relay: 11th (7:56.60; anchor leg w/Franz, Agnew, Sajdak)
BIG EAST Championship (8k) Appearances 2013 - N/A 2012 - N/A 2011 - N/A