- Waynesville, N.C.
- High School:
2017-18 – SOPHOMORE SEASON
Scored in the 100 freestyle at Horizon League Championships by stopping the clock in 45.82 seconds … Anchored 200 freestyle relay at HL meet, helping CSU to third-place finish … Posted career best time in 50 freestyle (20.97) at League meet, just missing scoring for the team … Finished fourth in 100 free at Magnus Cup and seventh in 50 free … Swam four individual events during season and was among top three fastest on team in both 50 and 100 free.
2016-17 – FRESHMAN SEASON
Swam in five different individual events during the season, primarily racing the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle … Set career bests in both the 50 and 200 freestyle when ending his season at the Ohio State Winter Invitational … Finished the 50 in 21.27 seconds and the 200 in 1:43.40.
Was the 3A state champion in the 100 freestyle and took third in 50 freestyle … Named Western North Carolina Athletic Conference MVP in 2016 and was a four-time all-conference honoree … Was a six-time regional medalist and also won regional title in 100 free … Was a three-time All-Western North Carolina selection … Set school records in 50 freestyle (21.53 seconds), 100 freestyle (46.28 seconds) and 200 freestyle (1:45.88) … Was a team captain for the Mountaineers in senior season … Swam with Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club for 10 years … Holds club record in 100 freestyle and tied club record in 50 freestyle … Was a two-time club MVP … Qualified for USA Swimming Futures Championships.
Son of Ian and Joy MacDonald … Born March 20, 1997 … Criminology major.