Men's 4x400 runs on second day of nation's oldest meet
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12) All-New England in the 400-meter hurdles and 4x400-meter relay, earning bronze in both...anchored indoor 4x400-meter relay school record of 3:15.40...ran third leg of sixth fastest outdoor 4x400-meter relay in school history (3:14.71)...ran third fastest 500-meter time in school history (1:03.64)...ran seventh fastest 400-meter hurdle time in school history (53.39)...part of the 4x400 that scored BC's first points in the event at the ACC Championship, with what was then the fourth fastest relay time in program history (3:17.70)...Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement. Indoor T&F: Posted a personal record in the 500m (63.64) and anchored the 4x400 that broke BC's indoor record (3:15.40) at the IC4A Championship (3/3-4)...helped the DMR to a 10:06.23 and and brought the 4x400 around in 3:17.70 at the ACC Championship (3/24-25)...set an indoor PR of 1:53.48 in the half mile and ran 3:21.13 with the 4x400 at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/10-11)...DMR went for 9:59.07 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4)...lowered PR to 64.64 for sixth place and ran 3:19.55 with the 4x400 at the BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28)...posted a 1:56.98 for third place and anchored the winning 4x400 (3:22.53) at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19)...took sixth in the half mile (1:58.78) at the Dartmouth Relays (1/8)...4x400 took third in 3:25.36 at the Northeastern Jay Carisella Invitatational (12/3). Outdoor T&F: Earned two bronze medals at the New England Championship (5/10-12), running 53.39 after qualifying in 54.22, and ran third leg of 4x400-meter relay that finished in 3:14.71...part of the 4x400 that ran 3:18.66 at the Penn Relays Carnival (4/26-28)...took ninth in the 400-meter hurdles (54.44) and in the 4x400 (3:16.72) at the ACC Championship (4/20-21)...won the 400H in 55.11 and the 4x400 in 3:20.56 at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/14)...took fifth in the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6-7) 400-meter hurdles at 54.34...posted a personal record in the 800 (1:53.40) and helped the 4x400 to a 3:18.39 mark at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10) Indoor T&F: Lead-off for the 10th fastest 4x400-meter Relay in BC history (3:19.57)...at the ACC Championship (2/25-26), ran a 51.50 quarter mile, before running a lead-off split of 51.15 for the 4x400-meter Relay that finished in 3:20.67...turned in a personal record of 49.92 in the 400-meter and ran lead-off for the 10th fastest 4x400-meter Relay time in BC history at 3:19.57...posted two New England qualifiers at the Battle of Beantown (2/4), the first with a fourth place finish in the 500-meters at 1:06.73 and the other as the lead-off of the third place 4x400-meter Relay team in 3:22.36...led the Eagles with a ninth place finish and PR in the 500-meter dash at 1:06.00 and handled the second (400m) leg of the DMR that took second in 9:57.78 at the BU Invitational (1/28)...at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20), finished third in the 400-meter dash at 52.05, ran the 200-meters in 23.73 and was the second leg of the 4x400-meter Relay that took third in 3:25.54...made collegiate debut in the 500m at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/4), finishing in 1:07.13 for 12th place overall. Outdoor T&F:Set a personal record of 55.34 in the 400-meter hurdles at the New England Championship (5/13-14)...placed 3rd with a new personal best time of 55.49 in the 400m hurdles at the Skyhawk Invitational... At the ACC Championships (4/21),ran a time of 55.65 in the 400-meter hurdles and ran the second leg of the 4X400-meter relay team that placed 10th with a time of 3:19.16... Placed sixth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.74 at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/1-2)...led the Eagles with a 50.34 clip in the 400-meters, took part in the 4x200-meter relay (1:30.57) and ran the third leg of the 1600-meter sprint medley (3:31.81) at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26).
BEFORE BC Six-time state champion and two-time captain under Jorma Kurry at Falmouth High School, specializing in hurdles and sprinting events...named to the All-State team on two occasions...collected five All-Conference honors...won back-to-back outdoor track and field championships in 2009 and 2010 with Falmouth...captured the 2010 hurdles championships for 55m and 300m...part of the 2010 4x400m (outdoor) and 4x200m (indoor) relay state championship teams...was the state runner-up in the Maine Class B 400m as a sophomore and a senior...also a state runner-up in the outdoor 110m hurdles in 2010...played on the Falmouth state championship soccer teams in 2007 and 2010.
PERSONAL Born April 12, 1992...older son of Linda and Ronnie MacDonald's two children...has a younger brother name Ryan...currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a biology major.