11 Rachel McDonald
11 - Rachel McDonald
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cold Spring, Ky.
High School: Newport Central Catholic HS
Position: OH
m 26
k/s 2.70
h % .191
a/s 0.30
b/s 0.29
sa/s 0.21
d/s 2.79

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 25 at Eastern Kentucky W, 3-0
Oct 26 at Morehead State L, 3-2
Nov 1 at Murray State L, 3-1
Nov 2 at Austin Peay L, 3-2
Nov 6 at Eastern Illinois W, 3-0
Nov 9 Belmont W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 26 14
Sets 98 52
Kills 265 153
Kills per set 2.70 2.94
Errors 116 60
Total Attacks 781 463
Hitting Percentage .191 .201
Assists 29 16
Assists per set 0.30 0.31
Service Aces 21 9
Service Errors 44 28
Service Aces per set 0.21 0.17
Reception Errors 29 18
Digs 273 160
Digs per set 2.79 3.08
Block Solo 6 4
Block Assist 22 10
Block Total 28 14
Blocks per set 0.29 0.27
Block Errors 5 4
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 303.0 171.0
Points per set 3.1 3.3
Matches started 18 13
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 23 Red and Black Scrimmage   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 30 vs. UC Riverside L, 3-0 - 3 6 5 26 .038 1 1 0 0 9 1 1 0 2 0 8.5
Aug 30 at Northern Illinois W, 3-1 - 4 21 8 37 .351 1 1 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 22.0
Aug 31 vs. Fairleigh Dickinson W, 3-0 1 3 12 3 25 .360 3 2 2 2 12 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 6 vs. Southeastern Louisiana W, 3-2 - 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 6 at SIU Carbondale W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 vs. Alabama A&M W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 25 .120 3 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Sep 13 vs. UTSA L, 3-1 1 4 11 6 31 .161 1 0 2 3 9 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 13 vs. Houston Baptist L, 3-1 - 4 12 7 37 .135 1 2 2 1 10 0 1 1 1 0 14.5
Sep 14 at Tulsa L, 3-1 1 4 6 6 28 .000 1 1 0 2 13 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Sep 20 Central Arkansas L, 3-2 - 5 10 6 37 .108 1 2 2 3 15 0 1 0 1 1 12.5
Sep 21 Presbyterian L, 3-1 1 4 15 5 36 .278 1 0 2 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 21 Purdue Fort Wayne L, 3-2 - 5 12 6 35 .171 0 2 2 0 16 0 2 0 2 0 15.0
Sep 27 Austin Peay L, 3-1 1 4 16 3 38 .342 0 0 4 2 9 1 0 0 1 0 17.0
Sep 28 Murray State L, 3-0 1 3 7 2 28 .179 0 0 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 2 Eastern Illinois W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 17 .118 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 5 at Tennessee State W, 3-2 1 5 20 8 50 .240 4 1 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 21.0
Oct 11 at UT Martin W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 27 .222 1 1 3 2 7 0 0 2 0 0 10.0
Oct 12 at Southeast Missouri W, 3-2 1 5 10 4 35 .171 3 2 1 0 28 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 18 Jacksonville State W, 3-1 1 4 12 6 35 .171 0 1 3 0 11 1 1 0 2 0 14.5
Oct 19 Tennessee Tech L, 3-1 - 1 1 1 5 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 25 at Eastern Kentucky W, 3-0 1 3 10 4 34 .176 3 1 3 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 26 at Morehead State L, 3-2 1 5 10 9 46 .022 1 0 1 1 12 0 1 2 1 0 10.5
Nov 1 at Murray State L, 3-1 1 4 19 5 42 .333 1 1 2 4 13 0 2 0 2 0 21.0
Nov 2 at Austin Peay L, 3-2 1 5 13 4 39 .231 1 1 2 3 14 2 0 0 2 0 16.0
Nov 6 at Eastern Illinois W, 3-0 1 3 12 4 31 .258 1 0 1 2 11 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Nov 9 Belmont W, 3-1 1 4 10 5 36 .139 1 1 1 4 19 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Nov 15 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 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
Conference 14 52 153 2.94 60 463 .201 16 0.31 9 0.17 160 3.08 4 10 14 0.27 171.0 3.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 33 87 2.64 36 267 .191 3 0.09 6 0.18 96 2.91 2 7 9 0.27 98.5 3.0
Away 11 45 130 2.89 55 369 .203 17 0.38 9 0.20 132 2.93 3 9 12 0.27 146.5 3.3
Neutral 6 20 48 2.40 25 145 .159 9 0.45 6 0.30 45 2.25 1 6 7 0.35 58.0 2.9
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Wins 13 47 127 2.70 51 353 .215 20 0.43 11 0.23 135 2.87 1 10 11 0.23 144.0 3.1
Losses 13 51 138 2.71 65 428 .171 9 0.18 10 0.20 138 2.71 5 12 17 0.33 159.0 3.1
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August 3 10 39 3.90 16 88 .261 5 0.50 4 0.40 34 3.40 1 2 3 0.30 45.0 4.5
September 11 43 96 2.23 45 296 .172 8 0.19 8 0.19 95 2.21 2 10 12 0.28 111.0 2.6
October 8 29 76 2.62 37 249 .157 12 0.41 6 0.21 87 3.00 1 5 6 0.21 85.5 2.9
November 4 16 54 3.38 18 148 .243 4 0.25 3 0.19 57 3.56 2 5 7 0.44 61.5 3.8