AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics Made 15 relief appearances and finished rookie season second on the squad with a 3.18 earned run average over 22.2 innings pitched ... Had an 0-1 record and one save, 12 strikeouts and 10 walks ... Tossed 2.2 innings out of the bullpen vs. Siena (5/13) and did not allow an earned run, while walking two and striking out two ... Went seven straight appearances without surrendering a run (4/2-5/2) ... Pitched a scoreless inning of relief at Fordham (4/26) ... Threw 1.2 hitless innings of relief against Connecticut (4/22) ... Allowed two hits and a walk while striking out one in a relief appearance spanning two-thirds of an inning in the Beanpot Championship versus Harvard (4/21) ... Made a relief appearance against Saint Louis (4/11), throwing 1.2 innings and allowing two hits while striking out one ... Tossed two innings in relief versus Northeastern (4/9), surrendering one hit while striking out one and earning first career save ... Pitched a scoreless inning of relief at Boston College (4/2) ... Struck out three in 4.0 innings of work at La Salle (3/21) ... Allowed one hit, but no runs in 2.0 innings pitched at Hartford (3/19) ... Retired two via strikeout vs. Army (3/15) ... Pitched a hitless inning of relief at Davidson (3/9) with one strikeout ... Made college debut in the first game of a doubleheader against Army (2/22), throwing a hitless inning in relief.
BEFORE UMASS: Played pitcher, earning two letters under Coach Norm Walsh at Boston College High School in Dorchester, Mass. ... As a senior, allowed nine earned runs in 42.2 innings pitched and struck out 39, while only walking ten ... Accumulated a record of 8-0, posted an ERA of 1.90,and pitched five complete games during that senior campaign ... Earned a Massachusetts Junior All-Star selection and a spot on the Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Team as a junior ... Named to the Massachusetts Senior All-Star and All-State Teams and was selected to the Patriot Ledger and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Teams following his senior season ... Played legion and Yankee League Baseball during summers.
PERSONAL: Born Thomas Patrick McDonald on Feb. 27, 1995 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Michael and Dinah McDonald ... Has two siblings: Brendan and Connor ... Most admires his grandmother ... Plans to major in Information Systems or Nutrition.