Played in 30 matches and 103 games, making 24 starts ... averaged 2.08 kills per game and 1.22 blocks per game ... her block average ranked fourth in the Pac-10 ... ranked third on the team with a .327 hitting percentage ... earned All-Tournament honors at the Best Western/Sycamore Inn Classic ... opened the season with nine kills, two aces and three digs versus Delaware (Aug. 30) ... logged kills in the double-digits five times, including a career-best 17 kills against California (Nov. 16) ...hit .667 versus the Bears, which was the highest percentage for any Husky during the season with a minimum of 10 attacks ...tallied 15 kills and 10 blocks against Arizona State (Oct. 3) ... had 11 kills versus Washington State (Oct. 11) and followed it up with 12 kills against California (Oct. 17) ... posted 10 kills and five blocks against Colorado State (Dec. 5) in the NCAA first round ... closed out the season with six kills and eight digs against Hawaii in the second round.
Appeared in five matches, playing seven games ... missed part of the season due to injury ... tallied four kills on seven attempts for a .429 hitting percentage ... also had four blocks, accounting for six total points ... played in her first career game (Sept. 7), versus Illinois-Chicago at the Air Force Invitational ... made good on her only hitting attempt versus the Flames, recording a kill ... made Pac-10 debut at USC (Nov. 2) ... helped spark the team against No. 4 Arizona (Nov. 9), coming through with a career-best four blocks ... had a kill on one attempt versus Arizona State ... two kills on two attempts in the team's season-ending match with Washington State.
Redshirted her first season at Washington along with teammate Diane Halvarson.
At Long Beach Poly High School
Earned three letters as a middle blocker at Long Beach Poly for coach Jeff Evanson ... team went 29-3 in league player during her three seasons and was 70-12 overall ... team won the Moore League her first two seasons ... team captain as a senior ... all-league as a junior and senior ... offensive player of the year as a senior ... named one of California's top 50 athletes by Student Sports magazine ... team went 22-1 overall and 10-0 in league play her junior year.
Born November 29, 1982, in Manila, Philippines ... daughter of RenÃfÂ©e and Glenn McDonald ... has an older brother, Michael ... father was a professional basketball player, who competed for the 1976 Boston Celtics team that won the NBA title and was a former assistant coach for the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks ... brother played basketball at Stanford ... a law, society and justice major.
MacDonald news and features:
Late Bloomer - gohuskies.com (Feb. 3, 2004)