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University of Miami Athletics
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Brittney Macdonald

position

Defender

Height

5-10

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Littleton, Colo.

High School

J.K. Mullen HS

Career Statistics

Year Games Played Goals Assists Points Shots Game Winners
2007 21 1 1 3 16 0
2008 22 2 0 4 17 1
2009 18 0 0 0 11 0
2010 19 3 0 6 10 2
Totals 80 6 1 80 54 3

2010: With 18 starts and 19 games played, became the program’s all-time leader with 80 games played and 79 starts… Named to the Academic All-ACC Team for the fourth straight season… Named to the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team and the District 3 Academic First Team… Scored game-winning goals against Kent State (9/5) and Fordham (9/17)… Known as the program’s best defender, helping the Cane earn four of the five lowest season goals against average in her four collegiate seasons.

2009: Named to the Academic All-ACC Team for the third straight season… Named to the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA District 3 Academic Second Team… Named to the Soccer America National Team of the Week (10/27)… Started all 18 matches that she played… Third on the team with 1,548 minutes played… Recorded 11 shots on the year, with a season-best three against Navy (9/6).

2008: Named to the Academic All-ACC Team for the second straight season… Named to the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week (10/28)… Earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second Team honors… Started all 22 matches on the year… Led all position players with 1,965 minutes played on the season… Led a defense that allowed the lowest goals against average (0.88) in school history… Scored two goals on the season, in the opener versus Stetson (8/24) and the game-winner versus Wake Forest (10/26).

2007: Named to the Academic All-ACC Team… Led the team with 2,007 minutes played on the season… Was an integral part to the Miami defense, helping to allow only 1.35 goals per contest… Scored her lone goal of the year against Duke (11/1), with her only assist versus NC State (9/27)… Took 16 shots, with six on goal.

Club: Was a member of the WNT U20 Pool on 2008… Played with Real Colorado since 2006, winning the state cup… Prior to that, played with the Colorado Rush from 2004-05, winning the 2005 Disney Showcase.
Olympic Development Program: Involved with Colorado’s ODP team since 2003, winning the Friendship Cup in 2003… A member of the 2006 Region IV team.

High School: 2007 Gatorade Colorado Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year and First-Team All-Colorado selection by Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post… Assisted on J.K. Mullen’s game-winning goal in overtime to win the 2007 state championship… Team finished 14-5-1 and ranked 12th in the nation and second in the region by NSCAA/adidas… A 2006 NSCAA/adidas Girls All-American, as well as a first-team all-state, academic all-state and all-conference selection after leading J.K. Mullen to the Centennial League title, a runner-up state finish and a top-25 national ranking by NSCAA/adidas… As a junior, tallied a pair of goals and one assist, while dishing out one assist as a sophomore… Also earned academic all-state recognition as a sophomore… A three-time letter winner in varsity soccer.

Personal: Her father, Stuart Macdonald, was an NCAA All-American swimmer at UCLA, winning the NCAA title in the 400-yard freestyle relay en route to the 1982 NCAA team title… He also helped set the American record in the 400-yard freestyle relay in 1982… An accomplished student, was selected salutatorian for her graduating class… A member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society… Also earned recognition for her academic excellence in more than 10 classes and had higher than a 4.0 GPA… Earned Mullen’s Torch Award–the most prestigious award the school bestows–three times… Selected Miami over schools such as Princeton, Columbia, Pennsylvania, Clemson and Maryland… Has two younger brothers who both play soccer… A Biology major.