2009-10: McDonald was arguably MU's most consistent player, recording a team best season scoring average of 74.11, including five top-25 finishes, in nine events ... Was the Golden Eagles' top finisher in three consecutive tournaments, beginning with the Saint Mary's Invitational where he tied for 11th place with a 220 (75-74-71) to conclude the fall season ... Recorded his best collegiate finish with a 214 (70-73-71) at the Xavier Invitational where he tied for 10th place ... Carded the lowest round of his collegiate career with a 69 in the closing round of the USF Ron Smith Invitational ... Tied for 12th place at the Irish Creek Collegiate (216) and tied for 15th place at the BIG EAST Championship (219).
2008-09: Played in one event as a junior, shooting 234 at the Gopher Invitational, where the Golden Eagles tied for sixth place at Spring Hill Golf Club in Wayzata, Minn.
2007-08: McDonald earned his way into the lineup during the spring portion of his sophomore season and played in two events for the Golden Eagles ... His only two events played were in March 2008 beginning with the Pinehurst Intercollegiate, where McDonald shot a 238 (81-79-78) ... McDonald went on to compete in the team's next tournament, the Carter Plantation Intercollegiate, where he carded a 240 (81-80-79) ... His scoring average was 79.67 in six rounds played.
2006-07: McDonald played in four events as a freshman, recording a 77.10 scoring average ... He made his collegiate debut in the Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate where he recorded a 236, finishing with a final-round 74 ... He played two other times in the fall, matching his season best with a 74 in the BIG EAST/MAC Challenge ... He also shot 74 at the Marshall Invitational.
Prior to Marquette: A first-team all-state selection as a senior, McDonald was a four-year letter winner at Germantown High School ... He was a state qualifier three times in his career, finishing as high as second in Division 1 as a senior ... A team captain as a junior and senior, McDonald was coached in high school by Gary Anderson.
Personal: Michael William McDonald was born April, 21, 1987, in Milwaukee ... He is the son of Robert and Linda McDonald ... He has an older sister, Angie. His major is business marketing.
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