2013 XC - JUNIOR
Joined the team after placing third at the Illini Challenge ... Scored points for the Illini at the NCAA Midwest Regionals ... Finished third for squad at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished fourth for the Illini with a personal-best 8K time of 24:37 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... Made his Illini debut at the Boilermaker Invitational where he led the Illini and placed ninth overall ... Academic All-Big Ten.
State qualifier in cross country in 2009 ... Earned All-Region honors in 2010.
Son of John and Margaret McDonnell ... Born Feb. 6, 1992 ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.
McDonnel's Personal Bests
6K: 19:22 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)
8K: 24:37 - Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (10/19/13)
10K: 30:43 - NCAA Midwest Regional (11/15/13)
5 Miles: 25:45 - Notre Dame Invitational (10/4/13)
3,000m: 8:45.67 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)
5,000m: 14:59.69 - Indiana Relays (2/1/14)
Updated March 2014