Ian McDonald
Ian McDonald
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Douglas S. Freeman
Event: Mid-Distance

2016-17: A three-year letterwinner, a 2015 All-America honoree and a captain this season ... will compete in the mid-distance events.

2015-16: Earned his third letter ... (Indoor) Defended both of his titles at the ODAC Championship (2/28) ... won the mile with a time of 4:22.08 and crossed the finish line first in the 3,000m in 8:57.34 ... was a member of the Distance Medley Relay, which broke the school record with a time of 10:27.47 at the Camel City Invitational (1/30) ... (Outdoor) Won the 1,500m (3:56.27) at the ODAC Championship (4/23) to earn All-ODAC accolades, and he set a new ODAC Meet record ... claimed first in the 800m at the Dr. Jopson Invite (4/29) with a time of 1:57.04 ... was first in the 1,500m at the Commonwealth Duals (3/26) in 3:59.31.  

2014-15: Lettered in his second season and earned All-America honors ... (Indoor) Finished second in the mile with an ODAC and W&L record time of 4:12.07 at the NCAA National Championship (3/14) to earn All-America accolades ... became just the second athlete in program history to earn indoor All-America honors ... named the ODAC Athlete of the Meet after winning two events at the ODAC Championship (3/1) ... claimed the title in the mile (4:27.37) and the 3,000m (8:47.18) ... broke the W&L record in the indoor 5,000m (15:08.31) by taking second at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational (12/4) ... set the W&L record in the indoor 800m (1:57.14) at the Susquehanna Invite (2/14) ... won the 3,000m with a season-best time of 8:44.02 at the Liberty Open (1/17) ... (Outdoor) Dealt with injuries during the outdoor season ... recorded a career-best time in the 1,500m (3:54.00) at the Virginia Grand Prix (5/8) ... registered a career-best time of 1:53.84 in the 800m at the W&L Carnival (3/21), while placing second.

2013-14: Earned his first letter ... (Indoor) Placed third in the mile at the ODAC Championship (3/2) with a time of 4:24.89 … finished third in the 3,000m at the Vince Brown Invitational (2/8) in 8:56.56 … (Outdoor) Won the 1,500m at the ODAC Championship (4/18-19) with a time of 4:07.70 to earn First Team All-ODAC honors … ran a season-best time in the 1,500m (3:56.56) at the Liberty Twilight (5/1) … ran the 800m in a season-best 1:57.06 at the Hopkins Loyola Invitational (4/12) … finished the 5,000m in 15:32.48 at the W&L Track Carnival (3/21-22).

High School: Lettered 12 times in his prep career at Douglas S. Freeman High School ... earned four letters in cross country, four in indoor track and field and four in outdoor track and field ... was a three-time all-district runner in cross country, a six-time all-district competitor in indoor track and field and a six-time all-district competitor in outdoor track and field ... garnered two all-state honors in outdoor track and field in 2013.

Personal: A business administration and politics double major.

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