27 Molly Macdonald
27 Molly Macdonald
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr
Hometown: Milton, Mass.
High School: Milton Academy
Position: A

The Macdonald File

2013: Started all 17 games ... Led the team in goals with 65 ... Had nine assists ... Second on the team in points with 74 ... Scored six goals on the free position (out of 17 attempts) ... Scooped up 11 ground balls and won 10 draw controls ... Caused five turnovers ... Had a team-best 86 shots on goal ... Ranked first in the NEWMAC in goals ... Was second in points and shots on goal, while ranking third in shots (106) ... Scored five goals with an assist in an 11-6 win over Westfield State (3/5) ... Posted five goals and a helper in a 16-8 win versus Southern Maine (3/22) ... Had seven goals in a 16-10 victory over Bridgewater State (4/10) ... Scored four goals in a 17-16 win at Western New England in the ECAC New England Championship Game (5/12) ... Two-time NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week (3/11, 3/25) ... NEWMAC All-Conference First Team ... IWLCA Berkshire All-Region Second Team ...

2012: Started all 14 games ... Led the team in scoring with 37 goals and four assists for 41 points ... Recorded seven free position goals ... Scooped up three ground balls ... Won eight draw controls ... Had a caused turnover ... Recorded team-high 71 shots, including 57 on goal ... Had four goals in a 15-14 win against Roger Williams (3/10) ... Scored five goals in a 15-13 victory over Carthage (3/21) ... Tallied five goals in a 17-11 win versus MIT (3/31) ...

2011: Played in 13 games, including three as a starter ... Tallied eight goals with an assist for nine points ... Recorded 15 shots with 13 of those on goal ... Had three free position goals ... Scooped up seven ground balls ... Won five draw controls ... Had three caused turnovers ... Scored a goal with four ground balls in an 11-10 win over the University of New England (3/16) ... Had two goals and an assist with two draw controls in a 14-9 victory against Smith (4/12) ...

2010: Played in nine games ... Tallied five goals with an assist for six points ... Scored a free position goal ... Had one ground ball and a draw control ... Recorded 11 shots, including seven on goal ... Scored three goals with an assist in a 20-0 victory against Bard (4/20) ...

Before Mount Holyoke: Member of the lacrosse team ... Played basketball ...

Personal: Architectural Studies major ... Daughter of Tracy and Kevin Macdonald ... Sister, Jacquie graduated from Mount Holyoke in 2011 and was a member of the basketball team.

Getting to Know Molly

  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - My roommates... and the squirrels 
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Space Jam, and Ice Princess 
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Patriots 
  • Favorite TV Show - Hoarding: Buried Alive, Swamp People, Are You Afraid of the Dark? 
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Wes Welker 
  • Childhood Idol - Bill Nye - the Science Guy! 
  • Hobbies - Tatooing, taking long walks on the beach, watching the sunset, basket weaving 
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - J-14
  • Biggest Fear - Spiders, and angry coaches
  • Most Prized Possession - My left shoe 
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Antarctica 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - ECACs hotel
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Buy an Audi R8 in black, buy the batmobile, and maybe a Maybach 
  • Career Aspirations - Dog walker in Alaska and maybe design dog igloos.