Sydney

McDonald

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Multiple Events
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mountain Lakes, N.J.
High School: Mountain Lakes

Bio

2019 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed fifth at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships in the high jump (1.60m) (5/3).
  • Cleared a personal best in the high jump (1.65m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/27).
  • Placed third in the high jump (1.63m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).

 2018-2019 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Finished third and had a season best in the high jump (1.65m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/16).
  • Placed 12th in the high jump (1.61m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/1).
  • Had a personal best in the 55 meter hurdles, running a 9.48, vs. UNH (1/19).

 2017-2019 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Finished fifth in the high jump (1.65m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/4).
  • Placed second in the high jump (1.57m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21).

 2017-2018 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Placed 13th in the high jump (1.55m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/18).
  • Finished 10th in the pentathlon, scoring 2,718 points, at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/2).

2017-18:

  • Competed in the indoor 800m, 60m hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put and pentathlon events. 
  • Also competed in the outdoor 100m hurdles, high jump, long jump and shot put events.
  • Member of the 4x400m relay team. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • A one-year member of the varsity track and field team at Mountain Lakes High School under head coach Vicky Allison.
  • Named second team All-Conference in 2016.
  • Placed sixth at the Meet of Champions with a high jump mark of 5'6”.
  • Also played three years of varsity field hockey, serving as team captain in 2016.
  • Earned the Kat Fitzpatrick Unsung Hero Award in 2015, Honorable Mention All-County in 2015 and first team All-Conference in 2016.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Jesse and Fredrika McDonald.
  • Her father played football at the University of Buffalo.
  • Has one sister, Jillian.
  • Majoring in accounting.

McDonald's Top Performances:

Events Time/Dist. Meet (Date)
800m (indoor) 2:36.62
NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/2/18)
60m H (indoor) 10.39
NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/2/18)
High Jump (indoor) 1.63m URI Pentathlon (12/8/17)
Long Jump (indoor) 4.62m URI Pentathlon (12/8/17)
Shot Put (indoor) 7.25m
NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/2/18)
Pentathlon (indoor) 2793 URI Pentathlon (12/8/17)
100m H (outdoor) 17.18 Ocean State Invitational (4/13/18)
High Jump (outdoor) 1.65m  Patriot League Championships (5/4/18)
Long Jump (outdoor) 4.77m Ocean State Invitaional (4/13/18)
55m H (indoor) 9.48 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19)
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