3 Megan McDonald
3 Megan McDonald
Height: 5-1
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wyoming, Pa.
High School: Dallas
Position: M

2009: Saw action in all 17 games and made 10 starts… Recorded a goal and an assist for three points on the season, tied for fourth-most on the team… Scored her first career goal in UMBC’s win over DelawareState… Tallied an assist against Vermont on a goal that gave UMBC a 4-3 lead… Took four shots, including three on goal.


2008: Missed the entire season with an ACL injury and received a medical redshirt.


2007: Saw action in all 18 games and made four starts… Tied for the team lead with two assists… Both helpers came in victories, against Howard and Vermont… Took 11 shots on the season.


Background: One of 24 players selected to the 2007-08 Region 1 Under-19 team… A four-year member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Olympic Development Program… Her ODP team won the national championship in 2007… Helped lead her Dallas High School team to the 2005 and 2006 district title and the 2005 conference championship… Scored the game-winning goal in overtime of the Mountaineers’ 2-1 victory over rival Bishop Hoban in the 2006 district semifinals… Led her Wyoming Valley Soccer Club to the Indoor State Cup finals in 2004 and 2006… Also lettered in cross country and track and field in high school… A member of the National Honor Society… Competed in the Science Olympiad… Also an accomplished dancer and pianist… Chose UMBC over Hofstra and Stony Brook… Born Sept. 18, 1989… Daughter of Jerry and Diane McDonald… Has an older sister, Heather, and a younger sister, Colleen… Majoring in biology and plans to attend veterinary school.