Women's Lacrosse

 

37   Eileen McDonald
Eileen  McDonald

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longmeadow, Mass.

High School:
Longmeadow HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
A


05/20/2016

Women's Lax Tangles with Terps in NCAA Elite Eight on Sunday

Minutewomen looking to upset No. 1 seed to punch ticket to Final Four.

05/15/2016

Elite Eight Bound! Women's Lax Heads To NCAA Quarterfinals

Minutewomen defeat Cornell 7-6 to earn first trip to NCAA quarterfinals since 1984.

05/13/2016

McDonald Nets OT Game-Winner Over Princeton in NCAA Tourney

Minutewomen will play in NCAA Second Round on Sunday at Noon versus either Cornell or Canisius

05/12/2016

#MadeAtMassachusetts: Eileen McDonald and Amber Tobin

Western Mass natives talk about the pride they share in UMass' success throughout their careers.

05/11/2016

Women’s Lacrosse Opens NCAA Tournament Against Princeton

Minutewomen and Tigers will meet at 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon at Cornell’s Schoellkopf Field.

05/15/2016

WLAX: Highlights vs. Cornell (5/15/16)

Highlights from UMass women's lacrosse team's 7-6 win at Cornell in the NCAA Tournament second round.

05/14/2016

WLAX vs. Princeton (5/13/16)

UMass women's lacrosse highlights from the Minutewomen's 13-12 overtime win against Princeton in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

05/09/2016

WLAX: Highlights vs. Richmond (5/8/16)

UMass women's lacrosse highlights vs. Richmond in 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship Title game.

11/05/2015

WLAX: Senior Photo Shoot Behind The Scenes

Check out the behind-the-scenes footage from the UMass women's lacrosse photo shoot with the senior class

05/10/2015

WLAX NCAA Highlights vs. Maryland (5/10)

Highlights from the UMass women's lacrosse team's loss to top-seeded and No. 1 ranked Maryland in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.

05/15/2016

WLAX vs. Cornell (5/15/16)

WLAX vs. Cornell (5/15/16)

05/13/2016

WLAX vs. Princeton (5/13/16)

WLAX vs. Princeton (5/13/16)

04/04/2016

WLAX vs. Duquesne (4/3/16)

WLAX vs. Duquesne (4/3/16)

03/28/2016

Women's Lax vs. Albany

Women's Lax vs. Albany

02/20/2016

WLAX vs. New Hampshire

WLAX vs. New Hampshire

As a senior in 2016: Game-By-Game Statistics
Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team, A-10 All-Academic Team, and the A-10 All-Tournament Team … Selected as the UMass Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Served on the Executive Board of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee … Started all 22 games scoring a career-best 48 points on 37 goals and 11 assists … Ranked as UMass’ fourth leading scorer during the season … Had one of the most historic goals in program history with the overtime game winner against Princeton (5/13) in the NCAA First Round … Followed that with two goals, an assist and three groundballs in win over Cornell (5/15) in NCAA Second Round … Finished with four goals in the Atlantic 10 Championship game against Richmond (5/8) … Had two assists in the A-10 Semifinal game against Saint Joseph’s (5/6) … Had a season-high five points with four goals and an assist in win at VCU (4/24) … Scored three goals in win at Connecticut (3/12) and had three goals in win at George Washington (4/10) … Also recorded 19 groundballs and six caused turnovers during the season.

As a junior in 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics
Had a breakout campaign with 28 points on 19 goals and nine assists ... Played in 20 games with four starts ... Also added 11 groundballs, three draw controls, and four caused turnovers ... Started both NCAA Tournament games where she posted a pair of assists, a groundball and a draw control in the win over Jacksonville (5/8) ... Had a goal, a groundball and a caused turnover in the NCAA second round loss at No. 1 Maryland ... In the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament, recorded a pair of goals in the title game against Richmond (5/3) ... Also had a goal in the A-10 Semifinal win over George Mason (5/1) ... Recorded a career-high four points with two goals and two assists along with two caused turnovers in win at St. Bonaventure (4/4) ... Followed that game with two goals, an assist and a career-high three groundballs in win against Vermont (4/8) ... Had six multi-goal games and nine multi-point games during the year.

As a sophomore in 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 14 games ... Finished the season with 15 points on 8 goals and 5 assists ... Scored a goal and recorded one assist in win against Southern California (3/22)...Scored a goal in each of her first two starts of the year vs. Holy Cross (2/19) and Iona (3/1). Had a goal versus Colorado (3/14)... Tallied one goal and one assist against Southern California (3/22)...Scored twice and had a ground ball and draw control in win against George Washington (4/11).

As a freshman in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in nine games ... scored six goals and added three assists ... had three ground balls and one draw control ... Recorded a goal and one assist at Holy Cross (3/20) ... Scored two goals and had one draw control at Sacred Heart (3/16) ... Made her first collegiate appearance and tallied one goal and one assist against LIU (2/16).

Before UMass: A four time letter winner for Coach Dudect at Longmeadow High School ... Assisted her team to four Western Mass. Championships ... Two time All-League and All-Western Mass. honoree ... Awarded the Scholar Athlete award and named captain as a senior ... Scored 74 goals along with 14 assists for 88 points in her senior season ... Recorded 192 career points in her high school career.

Personal: Eileen Catherine McDonald ... Daughter of John and Victoria McDonald ... Sister of John, Thomas and Bridget McDonald ... Majoring in Business Administration/Finance ... Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and will serve on the executive board during the 2015-16 school year ... Also a member of the Minutemen Equity Fund group which is part of the Isenberg School of Management - a student-run financial portfolio fund worth an excess of $200,000.

GET TO KNOW EILEEN MCDONALD
•Where is the most interesting place you've visited? Kate and Anne's closet.
•Outside of athletics, what interests do you have? Reading, Cooking and taking pictures of my dogs.
•What do you want to pursue when you graduate college? I will be working at J.P. Morgan in Manhattan.
•What type of music do you enjoy listening to? Country and Al Diaz
• If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Being able to be in multiple places at once.
• Do you have any superstitions or rituals on game days? I like to do my homework before games.
•What is your favorite food? McDonald's.
•Who is your role model in life? My parents.
•What is your spirit animal? A dog.

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