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Kat

McDonald

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

Bio

Awards/Honors: 2018 Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament Team … ACC Honor Roll (2016, 2017, 2018).

2018 - Senior (Stats): Appeared in all 17 of Duke’s 2018 contests as a starter, playing 1,458 minutes and going the full time in 11 matches … Has two goals and two assists on 16 shots (five SOG) … Played 163 minutes in the 2018 Duke Nike Classic, helping lead the Blue Devils to a 2-0 win against Marquette and a 2-1 victory against Providence while earning All-Tournament Team honors … Tallied the first three-point game of her career, earning an assist and scoring the game-winning goal with 49 seconds left against Wake Forest on Oct. 4 … Assisted on the game-winning goal of Duke’s 2-0 victory against Virginia Tech (Oct. 7) … Scored her second goal of the year at Clemson (Oct. 13), tying her career high for scores in a season.

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 … 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) … Majoring in psychology with a minor in sociology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management studies.

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