Softball downs USU, 6-1, to win series
Softball downs New Mexico, 7-3
Softball welcomes CSU this weekend
Softball falls at Fresno State, 5-1
SB falls to Nevada, 10-8, in extras
Softball v Boise State
Julie McDonald Career Stats
Tall, lanky pitcher who logged important innings as a freshman and again last year ... Will likely be counted on for more innings this season ... Can induce the grounder when needed.
* 2016 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete
* 2016 Mountain West Spring All-Academic Team
2018 SEASON - JUNIOR
Appeared in 20 games, starting nine times in the circle ... Was 4-3 with a 4.22 ERA in 59 2/3 innings, striking out 19 with 23 walks, limiting the opponents to a .340 average ... Had three complete games and one shutout ... Set career bests in wins (4), games started (9, tied), complete games (3), innings pitched (59.2) and strikeouts (19) ... Was even better in Mountain West play, going 3-1 with a 3.84 ERA in 34 2/3 innings, striking out 10 with 16 walks allowed, throwing two complete games and limiting the opposition to a .324 average ... In home games, was 1-0 with a 2.85 ERA in 19 2/3 innings ... Was 2-0 with a team-low 1.47 ERA in 28 23 innings in night games ... Was particularly good over her final two outings, going 2-0 with a 2.00 ERA in 14 innings (two complete games), holding the opposition to a .204 average ... Tossed a complete game shutout against Western Michigan on Feb. 9, striking out three with three walks and four hits allowed.
2017 SEASON - SOPHOMORE
Pitched in 17 of the team's 49 games, starting nine times and pitching in eight games off the bench ... Was 2-3 with a 4.20 ERA and a save in 40 innings, completing one game, while posting a solo shutout and two combined shutouts ... Struck out 17 and allowed 20 walks ... Was 0-1 with a 9.19 ERA in 5 1/3 innings in Mountain West play in four appearances and two starts ... Was 1-1 with a 2.85 ERA in 19 2/3 innings at home ... Limited her opponents to just a .182 average (10-for-55) with runners in scoring position ... Opponents were 0-for-4 against her with the bases loaded ... Put together a career-long scoreless streak of 11 2/3 innings from Feb. 16-24 ... Best game of the season was against UC Riverside on Feb. 16, when she tossed a complete game shutout with three strikeouts and just three hits allowed in a 3-0 Aztec win.
2016 SEASON - FRESHMAN
Pitched in 21 of the team's 52 games as a true freshman, starting eight times ... Was 2-1 with a 3.60 ERA and a save over 46 2/3 innings, striking out 18 against 12 walks ... Finished with one complete game and combined on a shutout ... Did not commit an error in 14 chances in the field ... In Mountain West play was 0-0 with a 5.25 ERA in seven appearances off the bench and 9 1/3 innings ... Struck out six and yielded six walks in league action ... Held her opponents to a .280 average against right-handed batters, the top mark on the team ... Also led the team with a .091 average against with the bases loaded ... Got her first collegiate win against San Diego on Feb. 21 after tossing four scoreless innings with a strikeout and two hits allowed ... Other win was against Princeton on March 19, where she yielded three runs (two earned) on 10 hits and a walk over a complete game (seven innings), striking out two.
CLUB - SO CAL ATHLETICS
Played her club ball at So Cal Athletics in Murrieta, Calif., for coach Bruce Richardson ... Played for the OC Batbusters earlier in her career, pitching for the team in the 2013 16U Premier national championship game
HIGH SCHOOL - CARLSBAD
Was a two-year letterwinner at nearby Carlsbad High School in Carlsbad, Calif. ... According to MaxPreps, was 2-1 with a 0.93 ERA as a senior in 2015 and 4-4 with a 3.03 ERA as a junior in 2014 ... Helped the Lancers to back-to-back first division championships (2013-14) at CIF's and a combined 43-14-1 (.750) record over those two seasons ... Team also was the 2013 and 2015 CIF DI runner-ups, and the champions at the CIF open division in 2014 ... Played her high school ball under coach Danielle Kinley.
Juliana McDonald was born June 6, 1997, in La Jolla, Calif. ... Daughter of Fabiola and James McDonald ... Was also recruited by Cal State Fullerton, DePaul, Michigan and Utah State ... Is majoring in communication.