UC SANTA BARBARA
Kylie McDonald was named All-Big West First Team following her junior season, joining Kailyn Kugler and Jacqui Simon...For the second year in a row McDonald led the team in assists with seven...Tied for third on the team with nine points and was third on the team with 35 shots taken...McDonald had a season-high two assists in a 4-1 win at UC Davis...Scored her only goal of the season and assisted on another in a 3-2 overtime win over Long Beach State...Played in all 22 matches and made 18 starts.
McDonald was named All-Big West Second Team after a successful sophomore season, which included eight assists and five goals...Her eight assists tied with Simon for most assists in the 2008 season...One of her assists was a pass off to Simon to clinch the Big West-Opener win at UC Riverside...Played in all 22 matches with 17 starts...Had 28 shots with 16 on goal...Tallied 18 points, tied for third most of any Gaucho this season...Missed her only penalty kick attempt in 2-0 shutout against Sacramento State...Had three consecutive assists and two goals in three game span from Oct. 24th to Nov. 2nd, which included shutouts against UC Davis and UC Irvine.
Kylie McDonald played in all 19 matches as freshman at Pepperdine in 2007...Started 11 of the Waves' 19 contests...Was named Honorable Mention All-West Coast Conference after scoring two goals and assisting on a third for a total of six points...Had seven shots on the season, five of which were on goal...Scored her goals against San Francisco and Cal State Northridge.
McDonald attended Westlake High School...Chosen Marmonte League Offensive Player of the Year as a junior...A two-time First Team All-CIF selection...Named All-Marmonte League three times...McDonald was also a scholar athlete...At the club level, she played for Camarillo Eagles and So Cal United...Competed for the Cal South State Team and the Region IV team from 2005-07...Attended the National Development Camp in 2005.
Born in Westlake Village, Calif....The daughter of Tom and Lorie McDonald...Has one sibling, Jordan...Lance Armstrong is her sports hero...Favorite soccer player is Cristiano Ronaldo...Favorite move is Wedding Crashers...Favorite TV show is Grey's Anatomy...Plans to major in communication studies.
Career Statistics (at UCSB)
2009 22-18 35 1 7 9