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25   Jim MacDonald
Jim MacDonald

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cheshire, Conn.

High School:
Cheshire H.S./Salisbury School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
3B

B/T:
Right/Right





AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Played in 44 games, starting in all 44 ... Finished with a .326 average, 12 doubles, three home runs, 28 RBI, 29 runs, and six stolen bases ... Was second on the team in batting average, hits, total bases (78), slugging (.446), and on-base (.383) ... Was 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI, and two runs scored vs. Fordham (5/15) ... Was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored at Quinnipiac (5/13) ... Doubled, drove in two runs, scored twice, walked twice, and stole a base at Rhode Island (5/10) ... Went 4-for-6 with two runs scored and one RBI in game three of a weekend series against Dayton (5/4) ... Went 4-for-12 with three runs scored and four RBI in a weekend series at Saint Joseph's (4/25-27) ... Went 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI against Central Connecticut (4/22) ... Was 4-for-12 with three runs scored and an RBI against Charlotte (4/18-4/20) ... Batted 2-for-3 with an RBI in the Beanpot Championship vs. Boston College at Fenway Park (4/15) ... In game one of the doubleheader at St. Bonaventure (4/12), hit an RBI single through the left side to give UMass the lead for good ... Batted 2-for-5 with an RBI against UConn (4/8) ... Went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI at George Washington (4/5) ... Batted 3-for-4 with two RBI against Xavier (3/29) ... In final game against Army (3/17), went 3-for-6 with one RBI ... Went 1-for-3 in game two against Army (3/16) with one RBI and his second stolen base of the season ... Went 2-for-4 with one run and two RBI against Arizona State (3/8).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Made 23 appearances, including 20 starts ... Hit .298 (25-84) with five doubles, two home runs, six walks, two stolen bases, 19 RBI, and 10 runs ... Went 2-4 versus Boston College (4/9), hitting one double and recording 3 RBI ... Laced a double down the left field line which plated two runners in win over Boston College (4/9) in his first game at the clean-up spot in the lineup ... Collected three hits, scored and drove in a run against Rhode Island (4/7) ... Drove in one run, scored another while going 2-4 with two singles against Charlotte (4/1) ... Hit 2-3 with a home run, a double and one run scored against Charlotte (3/30) ... Batted 2-4 with two RBI and a run at Temple (3/25) ... Hit a home run, drove in three runs, and scored twice vs. Northwestern (3/18) ... Batted 3-5 with two doubles, four RBI, and a run vs. Dartmouth (3/17).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Played in 40 games, started in 38 ... Batted .221 (30-136) with two doubles, a home run, 19 runs, 16 RBI, 13 walks, 35 total bases, a .303 on-base percentage, and a .257 slugging percentage ... Drove in three runs while going 3-5 at South Florida (5/11) ... Batted 2-4 with two runs and an RBI vs. Army (5/18) ... Scored five runs, while reaching base seven times in a three game series at Richmond (3/31-4/2) ... Hit a home run vs. Temple (4/30).

BEFORE UMASS: Three year varsity member of William Mrowka's Cheshire Rams baseball squad ... The two time captain played both first and third base with a .314 career average ... Was named team MVP and an All SSC Selection his senior season as he hit .371 with four home runs and 26 RBI ... Did a year of post graduate work at the Salisbury School where he hit .437 with two home runs and 25 RBI in route to a team MVP selection Also played high school basketball at Cheshire High School where he was a two time captain and team MVP his senior season ... Earned the Certificate of Merit at the Salisbury School which is awarded to students demonstrating excellence in academics, athletics, citizenship and extracurricular activities.

PERSONAL: Born November 3, 1986 in Bristol CT... Son of James and Cheryl Macdonald ... Has one sister, Jillian ... Majoring in Psychology.

Jim Macdonald's 2008 Statistics at UMass

YEAR
AVG.
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
TB
SLG.
BB
SF-SH
SB-A
2006
.221
40-38
136
19
30
2
0
1
16
35
.257
13
1-2
3-6
2007
.298
23-20
84
10
25
5
0
2
19
36
.429
6
0-0
2-2
2008
.326
44-44
175
29
57
12
0
3
28
78
.446
11
1-3
6-6
2009
.343
49-49
207
40
71
12
2
9
53
114
.551
11
3-4
3-4
Totals
.304
156-151
602
98
183
31
2
15
116
263
.437
41
5-9
14-18

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