Kate McDonald enters her third season as an assistant coach for the women's basketball team in the 2016-17 season.
Her wealth of knowledge and experience brings a new perspective to the Juniata coaching staff.
McDonald was one of the most decorated players to ever wear an Eagles uniform. She ended her four-year career with 1,452 points, 1,095 rebounds, 296 steals, and 94 blocked shots. McDonald is second in program history in points and rebounds and ranks fourth in assists and blocked shots. She was a three-time First Team All-Landmark Selection, a Second Team selection, a Landmark Rookie of the Year, and a Landmark Defensive Player of the Year. In addition, McDonald has earned honors from D3hoops.com as she was twice named to the All-Mid-Atlantic Team and once to the All-Region Team.
A 2014 graduate of Juniata with a bachelor’s degree in business management, she was a 2014 recipient of the Charles Bargenstock Award which is presented to a graduating female who has made the greatest contribution to athletics.