35 Kate McDonald
35 - Kate McDonald
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pennsylvania Furnace, Pa.
High School: State College Area
Position: F

2012-13 (Junior): Recorded 1,000th career point against Drew (2/10) ... D3hoops.com pre-season All-American ... D3hoops.com All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team  ... First-Team All-Landmark Conference ... Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Second-Team All-Star … ECAC Player of the Week (12/10, 2/4) ... D3hoops.com Team of the Week (12/10, 2/4) ... Landmark Conference Player of the Week (12/10, 2/4) ... ranked nationally in nine different categories ... 25th in the nation with 14 double-doubles and ranked 34th for rebounds per game, with 10.6 ... fourth in the Landmark with 14.1 points per game ... ranked among the league’s top 10 leaders in almost all categories ... first in the conference for defensive rebounds, bringing down an astonishing 202 ... team leader for points, rebounds, free throws, assists, steals, and blocked shots ... finished her junior season with 98 assists and 296 total rebounds ... recorded 395 points ... logged a whopping 19 double-digit scoring performances ... earned a career-high 34 points in the 73-63 win over Moravian College (2/2) ... worked for an impressive 19 rebounds Feb. 13 against Susquehanna University where she also charted four of her 62 steals of the season.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Named the Landmark Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year ... First-Team All-Landmark ... selected as a D3hoops.com All-Mid-Atlantic Region second team honoree ... finished first in the conference in rebounding with an average 9.6 boards per contest ... pulled down a stellar 279 rebounds, placing her third on Juniata’s all-time season rebounding leaderboard ... posted 10 or more rebounds in 16 contests including a five 10 rebound-run beginning with 11 rebounds that began vs. Scranton (1/21) and ended with 14 against Moravian (2/4) ... led the Eagles in blocks with 25, and averaged 2.7 steals per game with a team and conference-high 79 steals during the season ... recorded 13 double-doubles as a sophomore earning her 35th in all of NCAA Division III, including one in each of Juniata’s NCAA 1st/2nd Round games against Castleton State (3/2) and York College (3/3) ... was the team’s high scorer on 10 occasions and led the Eagles in rebounding in 20 contests ... second on the team and sixth in the Landmark in scoring at 12.8 ppg for 354 points ... logged a season-high 21 points against Castleton ... notched a season-high 17 rebounds against York.

2010-11 (Freshman): Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year ... Second-Team All-Landmark honoree ... second on the team and 16th in the Landmark in scoring with 9.7 points ... logged 17 double-digit scoring performances ... netted a season-high 20 points at Frostburg (11/29) after shooting 9-of-11 from the field and going 2-of-4 at the free-throw line ... her nine field goals at Frostburg matched the season-high by a Juniata player ... recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at Gwynedd-Mercy (11/15) in her first collegiate game ... finished the season with nine double-doubles ... recorded 10-or-more rebounds in 11 games ... grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds at Goucher (1/28), also scoring 14 points against the Gophers ... her second-best rebounding effort was 13 boards against Catholic (2/23) in the Landmark Conference Tournament semi-finals ... ended the season ranked third in the Landmark with a team-leading 8.4 rebounds per game ... shot .428 from the field (113-of-264), ranked second on the team and ninth in the Landmark ... her 61 steals ranked her fourth in the Landmark with 2.10 per game ...  had a season-best five thefts against both Wilmington (Ohio) Dec. 29 and Moravian (2/11) ... connected on eight free throws at home against Susquehanna (2/19), matching Juniata’s individual game-high for the season.

High School: Led her State College Area High School squad to three straight District VI AAAA championships from 2008 to 2010 ... averaged 11.8 points per game as a senior for the Lady Little Lions … advanced to the second round of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Tournament, after reaching the quarterfinal round in 2009 ... team captain during her senior season ... finished her final high school campaign with an appearance in the Altoona Mirror Classic in 2010.

Personal: Daughter of Bob and Sharon McDonald ... POE is business management.