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 ... Born July 14, 1994 in Springfield, Massachusetts ... Daughter of John and Victoria McDonald ... Sister of John, Thomas and Bridget McDonald ... Majoring in Business Administration/Finance ... Is a 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 - this is a student-run financial portfolio fund worth an excess of $140,000.
GET TO KNOW EILEEN MCDONALD
Where is the most interesting place you've visited? Switzerland.
Outside of athletics, what interests do you have? Investing and the markets, reading.
How do you like to start your day? Brown sugar cinnamon Pop-Tart.
What is something you have to do every day? Make my bed.
What do you want to be doing in five years? Equity Research or Investment Banking.
You find out you can go anywhere in the world but you have to leave today and get to be there for one week. Where do you go, who do you bring with you and what do you want to experience? Switzerland, myself, hiking in the Alps.
Who is the funniest person on the team and why (examples are good!) Mary-Pat (the sign incident).
Who is the most intense player during a game? Rachel Vallarelli.
What are some pregame rituals that different people have? Rachel zips and unzips her bag a million times.
Who do you live with and what is something interesting about that person? Erika Eipp, She drinks coffee at like 11pm and still falls asleep.