Junior College: A 2008 graduate of Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz...named first-team All-American, all-region and all-conference in 2008...also won a Rawlings Big Stick Award...hit .467 with 16 doubles, five triples, 11 home runs and 41 RBI in 53 games as a sophomore in 2008...batted .340 with four doubles, four triples and 20 RBI in 38 games as a freshman in 2007.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Sahuaro High School in Tucson, Ariz...earned three varsity letters in baseball and was a team captain as a junior and senior...received first-team all-conference honors in 2005 and 2006...hit over .400 in three straight seasons (2004-06), including hitting over .450 as a senior...also played three years of soccer, and was team captain during his senior season...National Honor Society member.
MLB Draft: Selected in the 40th round (1,211th pick overall) by the Chicago Cubs in the 2008 Major League Baseball draft.
Personal: Majoring in marketing at ASU...parents are Kevin and Lori McDonald of Tucson, Ariz...has one brother, Andrew, and one sister, Lindsey...hobbies include long boarding, tennis and ping pong...born March 1, 1988 in Tucson, Ariz...full name is Jared Michael McDonald.
Career Batting Stats at Pima CC: