ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
10 - Gina McDonald
Gina McDonald
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Brighton, Minn.
High School: Irondale
Position: Forward
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
Shoots/Catches: R
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Senior  2013-14
Notched her first point in the 2-0 win over No. 6 Clarkson with an assist on Mary Parker’s second goal of the game on Nov. 9 ... Recorded her first goal of the year in the 3-1 win over No. 9 Boston University on Nov. 22 ... Tallied an assist in the Crimson’s 5-0 win over Dartmouth on Dec. 1 ... Earned two points, including a shorthanded goal in the 3-2 win over Northeastern on Jan. 4 ... Grabbed a goal and assist in the Crimson’s 3-0 win over Brown on Jan. 10 ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Union on Jan. 24 … Potted an empty netter on Senior Day in the Crimson’s 5-2 win over St. Lawrence (Feb. 15) … Handed out an assist in the 3-2 double OT loss to Yale in the ECAC Quarterfinals … Assisted on a score in the 4-0 win over Yale that Sunday, clinching the spot in the Semifinals … Netted the first goal in the 6-4 loss to Cornell in the ECAC Semifinals (March 8).

Junior • 2012-13
Was on the second line in Harvard’s first two wins of the year at Quinnipiac and Princeton Oct. 26-27 ... Assisted on a goal to help Harvard top Colgate, 4-1, Nov. 23 ... Assisted on a goal in Harvard's 8-1 rout of Providence Dec. 7.

Sophomore 2011-12
Recorded a goal and an assist in season-opening 7-1 victory at St. Lawrence Oct. 28 … Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win at Colgate Nov. 11 … Repeated her performance against St. Lawrence, picking up a goal and an assist in a 6-1 win Nov. 19 … Scored a goal and blocked a pair of shots against No. 2 Minnesota Nov. 27 … Netted a pair of goals in 8-1 victory at Connecticut Jen. 3 in first game back from the holiday break … Collected first career hat trick in 5-3 comeback win over Rensselaer Jan. 14 … Picked up a goal and an assist in 10-1 beating of Princeton Feb. 4.

Freshman 2010-11…
Posted six points during rookie season on two goals and four assists ... Dished out an assist on eventual game-winning goal against Brown Oct. 30 ... Scored her first goal of the season Jan. 22 against Union ... Had a pair of assists, including on the game-winning goal, in 3-2 overtime win at St. Lawrence Feb. 12 ... Picked up an assist against No. 2 Cornell in regular-season finale ... Tallied a goal in 8-3 win over St. Lawrence in Game 2 of ECAC quarterfinal Feb. 26.

Before Harvard
Lettered in soccer, lacrosse and ice hockey while at Irondale, serving as captain of the lacrosse team as a senior and captain of the ice hockey team as a junior and senior … Athena Award recipient in 2010 … Named all-state hockey player by three different outlets as a senior as well as all-metro first team and All-North Suburban Conference … Named team MVP in 2007 and ’08 … Played for the U.S. national select team in 2008 … Received Best Forward and Top Scorer Awards at Hockey Night in Boston in 2007 … Knights Awards recipient for hockey and lacrosse … Two-time all-conference lacrosse player … Helped hockey team to two Section 5 championships and two North Suburban championships … Conference and state scoring leader as a senior … Super Senior Athlete Award recipient … Herb Brooks Scholarship recipient … Received Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards in soccer, hockey and lacrosse … Member of the student council and National Honor Society … Involved in numerous volunteer efforts, including Empty Bowls, Adopt a Family and Inner City Skate … Sister, Anna McDonald ’10, played three seasons for the Crimson women’s hockey team … Uncles, Bob and Steve Arndt, and cousin, Jaime Arndt, played hockey for Dartmouth … Cousin, Sam Cornelius, played hockey for Notre Dame … Enjoys biking, waterskiing and pottery.

Recent Games
Feb 22 at Brown W, 3-1
Feb 28 Yale L, 3-2
Mar 1 Yale W, 3-2
Mar 2 Yale W, 4-0
Mar 8 vs. Cornell L, 6-4
Mar 15 at Wisconsin L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 34 22
Points 12 6
Goals 5 2
Assists 7 4
PIM 6 4
+/- +6 +2
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 1 0
Empty net goals 1 1
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Shots 67 40
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 19 McGill W, 5-2 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 25 Quinnipiac W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 26 Princeton W, 4-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 1 at Rensselaer L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 2 at Union W, 3-0 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 8 at St. Lawrence W, 3-2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 9 at Clarkson W, 2-0 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 15 Cornell T, 3-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 16 Colgate W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 22 Boston University W, 3-1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 1 Dartmouth W, 5-0 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 6 New Hampshire W, 5-0 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 7 Boston College T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 4 Northeastern W, 3-2 1 1 2 0 +2 0 1 0 0 0 1
Jan 7 at Connecticut W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 10 Brown W, 3-0 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 11 Yale L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 17 at Colgate W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 18 at Cornell W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 24 Union W, 2-0 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 25 Rensselaer W, 3-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 31 at Princeton W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 at Quinnipiac T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 4 vs. Northeastern L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 11 vs. Boston University W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 14 Clarkson L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 15 St. Lawrence W, 5-2 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Feb 21 at Yale T, 3-3 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 22 at Brown W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 28 Yale L, 3-2 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 1 Yale W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 2 Yale W, 4-0 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 8 vs. Cornell L, 6-4 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 15 at Wisconsin L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2010-11 32 2 4 6 8 +3 0 0 0 0 0 - 34
2011-12 32 12 9 21 6 +12 2 1 2 1 0 - 83
2012-13 34 1 5 6 8 +7 0 1 0 0 0 - 62
2013-14 34 5 7 12 6 +6 0 1 1 0 0 - 67
Total 132 20 25 45 28 +28 2 3 3 1 0 - 246
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 34 5 7 12 6 +6 0 1 1 0 0 - 67
Conference 22 2 4 6 4 +2 0 0 1 0 0 - 40
Exhibition 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 - 3

Home 18 4 6 10 4 +5 0 1 1 0 0 - 37
Away 13 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 - 25
Neutral 3 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 - 5

Wins 23 4 6 10 6 +8 0 1 1 0 0 - 45
Losses 7 1 1 2 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 - 12
Ties 4 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 - 10

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
October 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 - 3
November 7 1 1 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 - 11
December 3 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 - 5
January 9 2 3 5 2 +1 0 1 0 0 0 - 19
February 9 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 1 0 0 - 19
March 4 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 - 10
April - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -