Multiple Pitt Student-Athletes Post Notable Performances
Palmer, Newkirk, Glick Find Success at ACC/Big Ten Meet
Panthers Prosper at Meets in Florida, Virginia
Three Panthers Pick Up Personal Records
Pitt Track and Field Set for First 2017 Outdoor Meet in Atlanta
Pitt Track & Field at the Louisville Invitational - April 15, 2017
2017 ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships - Day 3
2016-17 Indoor: All-ACC Second Team in the 4x400m, helping the team finish third (3:10.90) at the ACC Indoor Championships (Feb. 25) … Posted a personal record in the 600m with a time of 1:23.39 at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 3) … Season-best times of 22.41 in the 200m and 48.99 in the 400m came at the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 10).
2014 Outdoor: Recorded personal bests in both the 400m (49.83) and the 400H (1:01.95) at the Colonial Relays ... Also posted PRs in the 200m (23.02) and 800m (2:03.05) at the UNC Relays.
2013-14 Indoor: In McDonald's collegiate debut, he competed in the men's 400m dash at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala, finishing with a time of 50.48 ... Also competed in the 500m dash at the PSU Relays (1:08.39).
High School: McDonald competed in track and field starting as a junior ... Team captain as a senior ... 2013 career bests include, indoor 500m state champion ... Finished in third-place in the 300m ... Placed second in the 400m ... Member of the indoor and outdoor 4x400m relay state champion team ... Broke school records as a member of both the 4x200m relay and 4x800m relay ... First team all-gazette outdoor ... Second team all-gazette ... Football captain and three-year varsity starter with a career total of 1,417 all-purpose yards and seven touchdowns ... Members of academy of finance, national honor society, emerging leaders.
Personal: Son of Penni and Learie McDonald ... McDonald has no siblings ... Majoring in business information systems ... Once climbed to Sugarloaf Mountain in eight minutes.
Palmer Picks Up ACC Men’s Track Weekly Honors
Palmer Guides Panthers to Two Wins at Virginia Challenge
Panthers’ Personal Records, Season Bests Highlight Day 1 in Virginia
Panthers to Continue Outdoor Action at UVA
Three Panthers Earn All-ACC Academic Indoor Track and Field Honors
Newkirk, Mersing Garner First National Bank Weekly Honors