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24 Samira McDonald

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2016-17): Missed most of her final season due to injury but played in the final eight games … Averaged 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per game … Shot a career-high 41.7 percent from the floor on 5-12 field goals and a career-high 50 percent from deep … In her first game of the season, pulled down a season-high four rebounds and grabbed a career-high four steals … Scored her first points of the season and grabbed three rebounds in a home win against San Diego … In her final home game of her career, tied a career-high seven points and tallied up two rebounds along with a season-high three assists.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2015-16): Earned West Coast Conference All-Academic Team honorable mention and named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll, Bronze Honors ... Played in 29 games and started in 28 of them ... Averaged 24.3 minutes per game ... Team leader in assists and assists to turnover ratio … Had eight games of five or more assists this season … Averaged 3.3 assists during conference play ... Recorded a career-high of eight assists twice, coming against Pacific and Loyola Marymount … Enjoyed a stretch during conference play hitting 5-of-7 three-pointers … Second on the team in steals … Earned Bronze honors (g.p.a. of 3.00-3.49) on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll, Bronze Honors ... Played big minutes off the bench in SMC’s win over CSUN ... In just eight minutes, McDonald scored six points with a steal, helping SMC to beat the Matadors. .. Distributed a career-high seven assists in the win at Loyola Marymount .... Finished the year with a positive assist to turnover ratio.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013-14): Saw her first action of the year at Portland State ... Played seven minutes grabbing a rebound in the win over the Vikings ... Made first collegiate start in the 77-69 win over Cal Poly ... Finished the game against the Mustangs with seven points and three rebounds in 29 minutes.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Redshirt season.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: Attended River Ridge HS in Lacey, Wash. ... Lettered in basketball for four years with averages of 16.0 points per game, 8.0 assists per game, five steals and three rebounds ... Had a 32 point game for her career high ... In first two years of high school, named first team all-league and first-team all area ... Additionally was named first-team all-state as a sophomore ... Also played on the softball team for two seasons and was on the cheerleading team for one year ... Post-graduate plans include Dentistry school to become on Orthodontist.


Individual Career History (as of March 8, 2017)
  Total 3-Ptr F-Throws Rebounds      
Season GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2012-13 0-0 0/0.0 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2013-14 27-1 278/10.3 6-32 .188 3-22 .136 6-18 .333 9 14 23 0.9 25 0 12 16 0 8 21 0.8
2014-15 29-0 306/10.6 6-33 .182 2-16 .125 3-7 .429 6 17 23 0.8 14 0 31 29 0 15 17 0.6
2015-16 29-28 704/24.3 14-43 .326 8-21 .381 15-23 .652 8 64 72 2.5 34 0 96 58 1 21 51 1.8
2016-17 11-0 173/15.7 5-12 .417 3-6 .500 6-12 .500 1 15 16 1.5 9 0 12 18 0 12 19 1.7
Total 96-29 1461/15.2 31-120 246 16-65 246 30-60 .500 24 110 134 1.4 82 0 151 151 1 56 108 1.1
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lacey, Wash.
High School: River Ridge
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