Kendrick McDonald
Kendrick McDonald
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield
Position: Breaststroke/IM
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Silliman

Best Times:

100 Breaststroke: 56.74

200 Breaststroke: 2:01.85

200 Individual Medley: 1:52.87

400 Individual Medley: 3:56.77

2012-2013 (Freshman): 100-yard breaststroke: Finished 22nd at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 57.21...200-yard breaststroke: 14th place at Ivy's with a time of 2:02.49...400-yard IM: 13th place at Ivy's with a time of 3:56.77

Before Yale: Swam and played water polo for four years in high school... Captain of the swim team senior year... Three-time All-American in swimming and All-Conference in water polo... Three-time MIAA champions in swimming... Individual MIAA champion in 100 breaststroke and 200 IM senior year... Two-time Academic All American... Swam for Loyola Blakefield Aquatics under Keith Schertle... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Member of Silliman College... Considering a major in English... Son of Hank and Susan McDonald... Has one sister, Kellen.

Why I Chose Yale: “I was impressed by the academic opportunities and the potential for athletic success.”