Anna McDonald
Anna  McDonald

RS Senior

Waverly, Iowa

High School:

Last College:
Florida State




Boise State Has 73 Named Academic All-MW

Boise State Athletics sets department record with 73 student-athletes named to 2017 Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team


XC Prepares for Griak Invitational

The men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Minneapolis, Minn., and compete in the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24


XC Picked Second in Both Polls

Both the men's and women's cross country teams were picked to finish second in the Mountain West according to a preseason poll voted by the league's head coaches


2015-16 In Review: Fall

Boise State student-athletes racked up nine All-America honors last fall


2015 Fall Academic All-MW Team Announced

61 Boise State student-athletes were named to the 2015 Fall Academic All-MW Team


2015 Mountain West Cross Country Championships

Photo gallery for the 2015 Mountain West Cross Country Championships at Reno, Nev., Oct. 30 - all photos by NCAA Photos.

2017 NCAA West Preliminary Championships Qualifier - 3,000m Steeplechase
2015 Cross Country All-Mountain West Second Team

2017-18: CROSS COUNTRY- Appeared in five meets in her final year in the Blue and Orange . . . Was the team’s No. 5 runner at the Mountain West Championships and NCAA West Region Championships . . . Finished 136th at the NCAA Championships as a member of Boise State’s sixth-place team (Nov. 18) . . . Finished 35th at the West Region Championships in 20:32.0 (Nov. 11) . . . Was two spots shy of All-MW honors, finishing 16th at the Mountain West Championships (Oct. 27) . . . Finished fifth in the “B” race at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational (Oct. 13) . . . Opened the season as the No. 7 runner on the team in 31st at the Greater Louisville Classic (Sept. 30)

2016-17: CROSS COUNTRY - Did not compete...INDOOR – Took 10th in the 3,000m (9:54.64) at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships…recorded a career-best 9:34.35 in the 3k at the UW Invitational…was second in the 1,000m (3:03.67) at the Ed Jacoby Invitational…opened the indoor season at the Jacksons Open and was runner-up in the 3,000m (9:58.38)…OUTDOOR – Qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase and was just short of qualifying to nationals after taking 14th thanks to a 10:25.70…scored two points at the outdoor conference championships in the steeplechase by finishing in seventh with a 10:57.45…finished first in the 1,500m (4:33.62) at the Border Clash…clocked a career-best 10:23.67 in the steeplechase at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival to open the outdoor season.

2015-16: CROSS COUNTRY - Secured a spot on the Second-Team All-Mountain West team after taking 11th at the Mountain West Championships (23:28.6)…34th at the NCAA West Regional (21:22.0)…competed at the NCAA Championships and ran a 21:17.4, good for 164th place…helped the Broncos win the Roy Griak Invitational by taking 17th place (21:58.7)…opened the season at the Dual in Speedway Meadow, taking eighth place with a time of 21:29.7…83rd at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, recording her fastest 6k time of the year (20:50.5)...INDOOR - Redshirted...OUTDOOR – Took eighth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the conference championships after crossing the line in a season-best 10:47.26…also competed in the 5,000m and took 10th at conference, running a career-best-time of 16:49.76…debuted in the steeplechase at the Border Clash, clocking a 11:10.34 for third…opened the year at the Stanford Twilight and ran a 4:36.00 in the 1,500m.

2014-15 CROSS COUNTRY - (Nov. 14) Placed 48th at the NCAA West Regional (21:21.3)... (Oct. 31) Finished 21st out of 87 at the Mountain West Championships...was the fourth scoring Bronco in a time of 21:22.4... (Oct. 17) Placed 220th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in 22:20...(Sept. 27) Finished 102nd at the Roy Griak Invitational (Sept. 27) in a time of 23:05.8...INDOOR - Competed in three regular-season meets and the conference championships...ran a season best 5:15.62 in the mile at the MW Indoor Championships...clocked a time of 9:48.14 in the 3,000m at the UW Invitational...OUTDOOR - Competed in two meets in the 1,500m...ran a season-best time of 4:35.44 at the Bryan Clay Invitational.

At Florida State: NCAA Cross Country Qualifier with an eighth-place finish...on the NCAA Regional Championship team...ACC Conference Champion One of the top distance runners in the country as a senior at Waverly-Shellrock High School in Waverly, Iowa...enjoyed a decorated career at the prep level, claiming a combined eight state titles between cross country and track & field...Iowa Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year as a senior...earned All-America honors after placing seventh at Foot Locker National Championships (17:42.40) and finish No. 11 in the final MileSplit national rankings...earned a spot on Team USA for the Great Edinburgh International Cross Country Championships, placing 15th in the Junior Women's 4k race (14:52) as the No. 4 runner for her country...was outstanding at USA Junior Championships is Des Moines, Iowa this past summer, placing second in 3000m (9:48.23) and advancing to the finals in the 1500m (4:35.13) - both personal-best marks...outstanding student who will pursue a degree as a Pre-Health major.

Cross Country
5k - 17:17.21
6k - 20:32.0

800m - 2:16.47
1,000m - 3:03.67
Mile - 4:55.27
3,000m - 9:34.35
5,000m - 17:27.65

1,500m - 4:33.62
3,000m steeplechase - 10:23.67
5,000m - 16:49.76

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