|Hometown:||Prior Lake, Minn.|
|High School:||Prior Lake|
Honors: 2016-17 USCSCA National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team
As a Freshman: Competed in all 12 events ... finished with a 3:26.61 in the classic sprint and a 35:32.6 in the 10K freestyle at the Saint Lawrence Carnival on Jan. 20-21 ... notched a 32:56.8 in the 10K classic and a 1:00:19.5 in the mass-start 20K freestyle at the New Hampshire Carnival on Jan. 27-28 ... 3:33.81 in the freestyle sprint and a 36:11.1 in the 10K classic at the Vermont Carnival on Feb. 3-4 ... raced on the 3x5K freestyle relay team that crossed the finish line at 42:50.0 and finished with a 32:18.5 in the 10K freestyle at the Dartmouth Carnival on Feb. 10-11 ... finished with a 57:07.5 in the mass-start 20K freestyle and a 24:56.2 in the classic sprint relay at the Middlebury Carnival on Feb. 17-18 ... completed with a 38:05.94 in the 10K classic and a 1:01:02.8 in the mass-start 20K freestyle at the Bates Carnival/EISA Championship on Feb. 24-25.
High School: Member of Nordic skiing team for four years at Prior Lake High School ... also compete in ultimate frisbee for three years and cross country and track & field for one apiece.
Personal: Mitchell Wayne McDonald ... son of Kevin and Karlene McDonald ... majoring in biochemistry ... Dean's List student-athlete ... part of SMC Campus Ministry ... also member of men's cross country team.