Jack McDonald
Jack McDonald
Height: 6-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cheshire, Conn.
High School: Cheshire

As a Sophomore (indoors) in 2006-07:
Earned All-New England honors with the eighth-place 4x800m relay team on Feb. 24...Competed with the fourth-place 4x800m relay (8:14.52) at URI[apos]s Sorlein Memorial Indoor Classic on Jan. 20...ran the 800m leg on the fifth-place DMR squad (10:14.90) that qualified for the IC4A[apos]s at the Terrier Invitational on Jan. 26...ran what was then season-best time in the 800m (1:59.96) at the Terrier Invitational on Jan. 27...placed third in the 800m with a season-best time of 1:57.13 at the URI Men[apos]s Mega Meet on Feb. 2...competed in the 800m (2:01.69) at the NEC Championships on Feb. 10...ran the 800m leg for the second-place DMR team (10:30.91) at the NEC Championships on Feb. 11...ran the 1000m (2:34.09) at the New England Championships on Feb. 23...competed on the eighth-place 4x800m relay team (7:50.49) at the New England Championships on Feb. 24.

As a Sophomore (cross country) in 2006:
Finished 25th overall and ninth on the team in 27:45.5 at the Quinnipiac Invitational on Sept. 22.

As a Freshman (outdoors) in 2006:
Finished fifth in the 800m (2:02.90) and ran a leg on the 4x800m relay team (8:08.00) that placed first at the Wagner Invitational on Apr. 1...placed third in the mile (4:33.51) at the Quinnipiac Track Classic, the first track meet ever hosted by the university, to help the Bobcats win the dual-scoring event on Apr. 5...ran a leg on the first-place DMR team (10:37.27) and competed on the second-place 4x800m relay team (8:05.17) at the New York Relays on Apr. 21...finished fourth in the 800m (2:01.52) at the Holy Cross Invitational on Apr. 25...ran a leg on the sixth-place 4x800m relay team (8:14.02) and placed seventh in his heat of the 800m (2:04.43) at the NEC Championships on May 6.

As a Freshman (indoors) in 2005-06:
Named All-New England for running a leg on the school record-breaking 4x800 relay team that placed seventh at the New England Championships on Feb. 25...finished fourth in the 3000m (8:56.56) in just his first time competing in the race at the Yale Invitational on Dec. 3...placed fifth in the 800m (1:57.84) and set a personal record at URI[apos]s Sorlein Invitational on Jan. 20...finished fourth in his heat of the 800m (2:01.45) at the NEC Championships on Feb. 11...competed in the 800m (2:00.16) at the New England Championships on Feb. 24... ran the second leg on the 4x800 relay team that broke a school record (7:46.84) at the New England Championships on Feb. 25... ran the 800m leg on the DMR Team that placed 19th (10:18.17) at the IC4A Championships on Mar. 5.

As a Freshman (cross country) in 2005:
Finished 44th overall (17:58.74) and 10th on the team at the Stony Brook Invitational on Sept. 2...placed 41st overall (28:54) and ninth on the team at the Red Flash Invitational on Sept. 17...finished 43rd overall (28:43.2) and 13th on the team at the Quinnipiac Invitational on Sept. 23.

Before Quinnipiac:
Competed in cross country and track for four years, and basketball for one season at Cheshire High School... Named Team MVP and team captain during his senior year...Southern Connecticut Conference Champion in cross country in 2002.

Personal:
Born in Boston, Mass...Son of Linda and Jack McDonald...Father ran track at Boston College and is currently the Athletic Director at Quinnipiac...Has three brothers...Majoring in Accounting.