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Kat

McDonald

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Midfielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
City/State: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Wakefield

Bio

2017 - Junior (Stats): Played in all 26 matches, drawing five starts to help Duke make the NCAA College Cup for the fourth time in school history … tallied two goals and two assists for six points on the year … registered her first-career goal at No. 3 West Virginia (Sept. 8), helping the Blue Devils to a 4-0 win and snapping WVU's 43-match home regulation winning streak … scored in the 87th minute at No. 10 Virginia (Oct. 26) securing Duke's 17th-straight win and a perfect 10-0-0 finish in ACC play to capture the regular season championship … tacked on both of her assists during the Blue Devils' 7-0 rout of Oklahoma State in the 2017 NCAA Tournament Second Round on Nov. 17.

2016 - Sophomore (Stats): Competed in 17 matches, while making one start versus High Point … tallied an assist in the season opener versus Wofford … attempted two shots versus Coastal Carolina and Syracuse … saw action in 60 minutes off the bench against Northwestern in the NCAA Tournament third round … saw action in 446 minutes.

2015 - Freshman (Stats): Appeared in 14 matches as a rookie … collected two assists in a career-high 59 minutes versus Appalachian State … attempted two shots and played 342 minutes.

Regional Team Experience: Traveled to Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2013 with the Region III ODP team … member of 2013 ODP ’97 Region III squad … a 2012-13 ’97 Region III pool player … member of the 2012 adidas/Chelsea International Training program in London … played in the 2012 ODP ’97 Region III Thanksgiving Interregional in Boca Raton, Fla. … 2010-13 ODP ’97 Region III camp.

High School/Club: Ranked as the No. 83 overall player in the class of 2015 by TopDrawerSoccer.com … listed as the No. 5 player in the South Atlantic Region and the No. 36 midfielder by TopDrawerSoccer.com … a four-year letterwinner at Wakefield H.S. … NSCAA All-America and the NCSCA North Carolina Player of the Year as a senior … finished her career with 61 goals and 38 assists over four years … received All-Conference, All-State and All-Region accolades … posted a conference-best 16 goals and nine assists during her senior campaign … earned Wakefield H.S. Female Athlete of the Year … earned NSCAA Scholar All-America Team accolades as a senior … selected co-captain of the 2015 Clash of the Carolinas for the North Carolina squad … competed in the North Carolina East/West All-Star game … received a three-time All-Region honoree … an All-Conference selection as a sophomore and junior … All-State and All-Southeast USA honoree as a junior …  as a junior, collected 22 goals and 12 assists … notched a total of 13 goals and 11 assists her sophomore season … as a freshman, tallied 10 goals and six assists … plays club soccer for CASL ECNL … currently owns 12 goals and eight assists for CASL ECNL this season as a captain … advanced to nationals in 2012, 2013 and 2014 … finished second in the ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference three straight years (2012-14) … 2011 USYSA Region III quarterfinalists and North Carolina State Cup champions … 2010 Disney Soccer Showcase champions and North Carolina State finalists … 2009 Disney Junior Soccer Showcase finalists. 

Personal: Full name is Katherine Scott McDonald … born February 21, 1997 in Raleigh, N.C. … daughter of Shaw and Kim McDonald … has one brother, Collin (21) … a four-time Lamp of Knowledge award recipient … an honor roll selection as a junior and senior … founder and president of KMAD (Kids Making a Difference) club … two-time member of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) … member of FFA (Future Farmers of America) …  earned ACC Honor Roll accolades as a freshman.

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