Duke Women's Soccer BIO
14 Christie McDonald
Senior (2008): Named to the ESPN The Magazine All-Academic District III Second Team and NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-America Third Team ... started all 24 contests ... notched two assists on the year, against Georgia and Radford ... registered 20 shots in 1,419 minutes while helping guide Duke to a school-record tying 13 shutouts as a team ... earned All-ACC Academic Team honors.
Moved to the defensive end as a sophomore after starting at forward her first year at Duke ... received the 2007 Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Award ... studied abroad in Italy during the first session of 2008 summer school.
Junior (2007): Earned NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-America second team accolades in addition to being named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III third team ... started all 23 matches ... had five assists on the year ... posted four of the assists in three games -- two against Elon, one each against Dartmouth and San Francisco ... logged 1,596 minutes, taking eight shots ... named to the All-ACC Academic Team.
Sophomore (2006): Started 18 of 21 matches for the Blue Devils ... earned Soccer Buzz second team All-Region accolades ... tallied one assist and one goal on the season ... recorded an assist against 27th-ranked St. Louis in the season opener ... named to the Duke Classic All-Tournament team ... scored lone goal in a 1-1 tie with Marquette ... recorded 12 shots on the year in 1,684 minutes ... earned All-ACC Academic team accolades.
Freshman (2005): Played in all 21 matches for Duke, starting 11 ... All-ACC Freshman ... Soccer Buzz Freshman All-America ... recorded five goals and one assist for 11 points ... garnered two game-winning goals on the season ... first career goal came in a 1-0 win over UNC Greensboro with the goal coming in overtime ... scored second game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Maryland ... tallied lone assist of the season in a 2-0 win against Davidson ... scored goals in back-to-back games against San Diego and Virginia Tech ... picked up a goal against Fairfield in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... took 37 shots and played in 1,058 minutes ... earned All-ACC Academic team accolades.
Prep: Registered 110 goals and 36 assists over four years of high school ... 2005 Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year ... 2004 NSCAA/adidas Youth Girls All-America and Scholar All-America ... a four-time first team All-County, first team All-Region and first team Atlanta Journal Constitution Southside honoree ... posted 29 goals and five assists as a senior ... participated in Under-20 National Team Camp in Carson, Calif., in May 2005 and adidas Cup in Houston, Texas in 2005 ... County Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior ... scored 35 goals and had eight assists as a junior ... posted 27 goals and eight assists as a sophomore ... notched 19 goals and 15 assists as a freshman ... led the PTC 87 Lazers Elite Club team to the Region III Championship in 2001, semifinals in 2002 and finals in 2003 and 2004 ... 2003 WAGS Cup Champions and 2003 and 2004 Premier League Champion ... team captain for the last three years ... member of state and region III ODP team from 2002-05 ... participated in the ESP National Camp in 2002, Under-19 ODP Region European Trip in 2004 and the Under-19 ODP Region Event in Carson City, Calif., in 2005.
Personal: Christie Terrell McDonald was born on March 26, 1987, in Augusta, Ga. ... daughter of Andrew and Lisa McDonald ... has one brother, Mark (22) ... her mom, Lisa, played field hockey at Davidson ... double-majoring in English and theatre studies ... a three-time member of the ACC Honor Roll.