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John McDonald

Player Profile
Hometown:
New Providence, N.J.

High School:
New Providence

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
01/24/1995

Experience:
Fr./Fr.

12/07/2013

Men's Track at Jack Pyrah Invitational

Villanova opened the 2013-14 indoor track & field season at the Jack Pyrah Invitational on December 7.

2014 Outdoor: Made his debut in the hammer at the season-opening Philadelphia College Classic and came in eighth in the field with a throw of 38.40 meters ... Finished 13th at the Danny Curran Invitational with a mark of 34.58 meters.

2014 Indoor: Competed three times in the weight throw and had a top mark of 13.20 meters ... That came at the BIG EAST Championships, where he registered a ninth place finish ... Came in ninth in the weight throw at the Rutgers Invite (10.30m) and was 11th at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational (11.23m).

New Providence High School: Came in 15th at the NJSIAA Group 1 championships in the discus with a throw of 36.17 meters ... Received his school's Entrepreneur Scholarship.

Personal: Born 1/24/95 ... One of three children of Kenneth and Megan McDonald ... Both parents are 1985 graduates of Villanova ... Has a brother, Sam, and a sister, Devon ... Has yet to declare a major.

PERSONAL BEST

Weight Throw                 13.20 Meters         2014 BIG EAST Championships
Hammer                       38.40 Meters         2014 Philadelphia College Classic
Discus                       40.84 Meters         High School
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