11 Rachel McDonald
11 - Rachel McDonald
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cold Spring, Ky.
High School: Newport Central Catholic HS
Position: OH
m 29
k/s 3.04
h % .197
a/s 0.36
b/s 0.22
sa/s 0.25
d/s 3.17

2018: Named first team All-Ohio Valley Conference after leading the team in kills (.316) and kills per set (3.04) ... Volleymob.com named her honorable mention National Player of the Week (10/2) after earning OVC Player of the Week honors for her play against UT Martin and Southeast Missouri ... Tallied the most kills in the Division I era (30) in a win against Eastern Illinois (10/24) ... Her 30 kills was the most by a Cougar since SIUE Athletics Hall of Famer Lindsay Rust recorded 30+ twice during the 1998 season ... Led the team in kills in a four-set match with 24 against UT Martin (9/28) and kills in a three-set match with 14 at the OVC Tournament against Jacksonville State ... Led the team in double-doubles for the season with 11, including an impressive 24-kills, 21-dig effort against UT Martin (9/28).

2017: Appeared in seven matches and finished with three kills ... Recorded season-best two kills at Southeast Missouri.

Prep: Six-rotation outside hitter from Newport Central Catholic High School ... First player in Newport Central Catholic history to pass the 1,000-kill mark and did so during her junior season ... Finished her prep career with 1,307 career kills, 613 digs, 165 blocks and 139 service aces ... Holds school records for kills in a career (1,307), kills in a match (38) and kills in a season (483) ... Named to the PrepVolleyball.com Junior 79 list, which highlights the top 79 players nationwide, and has been on the Watch List her whole high school career ... First team All-State performer as a sophomore and a junior, she also was named to the Division II All-Tri-state first team by the Cincinnati Enquirer as well as earned All-Conference honors ... All "A" Region All-Tournament team as a senior ... 36th District Tournament Most Valuable Player a senior ... Penn Station Athlete of the Month (November 2016) ... Four-time NKy Athletic Conference first team selection ... First team Academic All-State ... Daughter of Jeff and Christie McDonald.

Recent Games
Oct 27 Tennessee State W, 3-1
Nov 2 at Southeast Missouri L, 3-1
Nov 3 at UT Martin W, 3-1
Nov 9 Austin Peay L, 3-0
Nov 10 Murray State L, 3-1
Nov 15 vs. Jacksonville State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 16
Sets 104 59
Kills 316 209
Kills per set 3.04 3.54
Errors 125 82
Total Attacks 971 638
Hitting Percentage .197 .199
Assists 37 25
Assists per set 0.36 0.42
Service Aces 26 17
Service Errors 46 30
Service Aces per set 0.25 0.29
Reception Errors 26 12
Digs 330 198
Digs per set 3.17 3.36
Block Solo 5 3
Block Assist 18 10
Block Total 23 13
Blocks per set 0.22 0.22
Block Errors 2 2
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 356.0 234.0
Points per set 3.4 4.0
Matches started 28 16
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 vs. Green Bay L, 3-1 1 3 6 4 25 .080 0 1 2 2 12 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Aug 25 vs. UAB L, 3-1 1 4 2 3 11 -.091 0 2 5 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Aug 25 at TCU L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 1 0 1 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. Northern Arizona L, 3-1 1 4 10 5 29 .172 1 1 0 2 10 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 1 at IUPUI L, 3-0 1 3 9 3 29 .207 0 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 1 vs. Western Michigan L, 3-1 1 4 11 3 29 .276 0 0 1 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 7 vs. Providence L, 3-0 1 3 6 6 27 .000 0 0 0 1 7 1 1 0 2 0 7.5
Sep 7 at Kansas City L, 3-0 1 3 5 2 14 .214 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 8 vs. Arkansas State L, 3-0 1 3 4 0 23 .174 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 14 Northern Kentucky L, 3-0 1 3 9 6 34 .088 2 0 1 0 9 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 15 Louisiana Tech L, 3-1 1 4 15 5 41 .244 0 2 1 1 20 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 15 Oral Roberts W, 3-2 1 5 16 3 43 .302 4 1 2 2 26 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 19 at Eastern Illinois L, 3-0 1 3 9 4 23 .217 1 0 2 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 22 at Belmont W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 35 .314 1 2 1 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 28 UT Martin W, 3-1 1 4 24 6 58 .310 0 2 3 1 21 0 0 0 0 0 26.0
Sep 29 Southeast Missouri W, 3-1 1 4 19 4 45 .333 1 4 4 0 16 0 2 1 2 0 24.0
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 3-0 1 3 9 1 27 .296 1 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Oct 6 at Austin Peay L, 3-1 1 4 13 6 43 .163 2 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Oct 12 at Tennessee Tech L, 3-0 1 3 9 4 34 .147 2 0 2 2 9 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 13 at Jacksonville State L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 14 .000 2 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 19 Morehead State W, 3-1 1 4 15 4 43 .256 0 1 2 2 15 1 1 1 2 0 17.5
Oct 20 Eastern Kentucky W, 3-1 1 4 9 6 39 .077 1 0 2 1 19 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 24 Eastern Illinois W, 3-2 1 5 30 6 80 .300 0 1 3 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 31.5
Oct 27 Tennessee State W, 3-1 1 4 13 7 39 .154 4 2 2 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 15.0
Nov 2 at Southeast Missouri L, 3-1 1 4 12 6 39 .154 1 1 2 0 20 1 0 0 1 0 14.0
Nov 3 at UT Martin W, 3-1 1 4 10 8 53 .038 1 1 3 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Nov 9 Austin Peay L, 3-0 1 3 7 5 23 .087 3 0 1 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Nov 10 Murray State L, 3-1 1 4 12 8 43 .093 5 1 1 1 12 1 0 0 1 1 14.0
Nov 15 vs. Jacksonville State L, 3-0 1 3 14 3 27 .407 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2017-18 7 8 3 0.38 4 13 -.077 1 0.13 0 0.00 1 0.13 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.4
2018-19 29 104 316 3.04 125 971 .197 37 0.36 26 0.25 330 3.17 5 18 23 0.22 356.0 3.4
2019-20 26 98 265 2.70 116 781 .191 29 0.30 21 0.21 273 2.79 6 22 28 0.29 303.0 3.1
Total 62 210 584 2.78 245 1765 .192 67 0.32 47 0.22 604 2.88 11 40 51 0.24 662.0 3.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 104 316 3.04 125 971 .197 37 0.36 26 0.25 330 3.17 5 18 23 0.22 356.0 3.4
Conference 16 59 209 3.54 82 638 .199 25 0.42 17 0.29 198 3.36 3 10 13 0.22 234.0 4.0
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Home 11 44 169 3.84 60 488 .223 20 0.45 14 0.32 167 3.80 2 11 13 0.30 190.5 4.3
Away 11 36 94 2.61 41 312 .170 14 0.39 8 0.22 109 3.03 1 3 4 0.11 104.5 2.9
Neutral 7 24 53 2.21 24 171 .170 3 0.13 4 0.17 54 2.25 2 4 6 0.25 61.0 2.5
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Wins 9 37 149 4.03 46 435 .237 12 0.32 14 0.38 144 3.89 1 8 9 0.24 168.0 4.5
Losses 20 67 167 2.49 79 536 .164 25 0.37 12 0.18 186 2.78 4 10 14 0.21 188.0 2.8
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August 4 14 18 1.29 12 66 .091 2 0.14 4 0.29 41 2.93 1 1 2 0.14 23.5 1.7
September 12 42 140 3.33 44 401 .239 11 0.26 13 0.31 143 3.40 1 10 11 0.26 159.0 3.8
October 8 30 103 3.43 39 319 .201 12 0.40 6 0.20 94 3.13 1 4 5 0.17 112.0 3.7
November 5 18 55 3.06 30 185 .135 12 0.67 3 0.17 52 2.89 2 3 5 0.28 61.5 3.4