Personal Best (as of June 2017)
Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the mile, 3000-meter and 5000-meter ... Placed her highest during the season when she took third place in the mile at UW-Parkside Classic for a time of 5:22.00.
Outdoor (Jr.): Only competed in three meets, but cracked the top-10 all three times ... Her best finish was fifth place at the Wisconsin Alumni Classic in the 3000-meter for finishing in 10:48.35.
Cross Country (Jr.): Only competed in two meets.
Indoor (So.): Participated in four meets ... Placed fourth at the Jack Jennett Invitational in the 3,000-meter race by a finishing time of 10:49.48 ... Cracked the top-five by finishing fourth place at the UW-Parkside Classic in the mile for her 5:29.71 effort.
Outdoor (So.): Competed in the 5,000-meter four times and the 3,000-meter and 10,000 meter once during the outdoor season ... Topped all her competitors at the UW-Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet in the 10,000-meter race when she finished in 39:56.73.
Cross Country (So.): Competed in three different meets … Placed 54th at the Badger Season Opener by notching a time of 17:19.9 in the 4K.
Indoor (Fr.): Placed fourth in her only indoor meet of the season … At the Panther TuneUp she finished with a time of 11:03.39 in the 3,000 meter.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000 meter races during her outdoor campaign … Placed 31st at the NCC Gregory Final Qualifier (May 14-15) in the 5,000 meter in a time of 19:15.60 … Took fifth place the SIU Bill Cornell Spring Classic (March 27-28) for her efforts in the 5,000 meter (18:53.99) … Claimed fifth during a dual meet against UW-Milwaukee (April 10) in the 3,000 meter with a time of 11:01.13.
Cross Country (Fr.): Ran in three different races in her preliminary season at Marquette … Placed 45th at the Badger Open (Sept. 5) during the 4K (15:26.0).
Prior to Marquette: McDonald was a four-time letter winner in both cross country and track and field at Lourdes Academy ... Captured four straight conference and sectional championships in cross country and three team state titles (2010-11, 2013) ... High school PR for the 1,600 was 5:13, the 3,200 was 11:12 and the mile was 5:15 ... Awarded the "Knight" Leadership Award in 2012 and 2013.
Personal: McDonald was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin to Donald and Sylvia McDonald ... Has two older siblings, D.T. and Clare, and one younger sister, MacKenzie ... Older brother D.T. is a Marquette men's distance runner ... Plans to major in biomedical engineering.