Clare McDonald
Clare McDonald

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Oshkosh, Wis.

High School:
Oshkosh Lourdes

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance

McDonald's Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor):
Freshman/Freshman

High School
Ran cross country and track in high school ... in cross country, was member of two-time state champion team ... four-time state championship qualifier ... two-time individual conference champion and "Performer of the Year" ... four-time conference and sectional champion as a team ... at the Wisconsin State Cross Country Championships, placed sixth as a senior with a PR of 15:10.87, 30th as a sophomore with a time of 16:20.60 and 36th place as a freshman with a time of 16:28.9 ... four-time first-team all-conference ... four-time cross country letter winner ... three-time MVP ... in track, was three-time conference and regional champion in the 4x800-meter relay and 1600 meters ... was two-time 3200 meters conference and regional champion ... at state championships, was state champion in the 4x800-meter relay as a junior, placed eighth as a senior, second as a sophomore and earned 15th place as a freshman ... in the 1600 meters, placed fifth with a time of 5:21.80 as a junior and seventh as a sophomore with a time of 5:23.40 ... for the 3200 meters, placed sixth with a time of 11:35.61 as a sophomore and fourth with a time of 11:30.89 as a junior ... two-time MVP ... four-time academic all-state individual ... four-time academic all-state team ... three-time academic all-conference ... high honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... member of WIAA Fall Sports Academic Team

Personal
Parents are Dr. Donald and Sylvia McDonald ... has three siblings, brother Donald (19), brother Maeve (17) and sister MacKenzie (15) ... aunt Clare Eichner ran cross country at UW-Madison from 1988-1993 ... cousin Michael Dellmann competed in track and field for UW- Stevens Point from 2006-2010 ... involved with Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew #9618 ... intends to major in biology

Why Wisconsin?
"I liked the high academic excellence. The athletic tradition is outstanding and I always thought it would be amazing to run for Wisconsin."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
800 Meters 2:20 High School
1600 Meters 5:20.16 High School
3200 Meters 11:30.89 High School



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