A co-captain ... A three-year letterwinner who will be counted on to provide senior leadership to a young squad ... Can play all three skill positions, but will be used primarily as a forward in 2007 ... Size gives him great presence ... Talented in the air ... Possesses a hard, accurate shot ... A play-maker who comes up with many big goals ... A smart player who knows the game of soccer.
2006: Named an NSCAA/adidas all-Far West honorable mention scholar-athlete ... Also was selected to the Pac-10 All-Academic first team ... One of six Aztecs to play in all 19 games ... Earned starts in 18 of the 19 games ... Fourth on the team with three goals ... Also was second on the squad with 27 shots and 13 shots on goal ... Scored a goal in SDSU's season-opening 3-2 victory over Albany on Aug. 25 ... Was named to The Soccer Post/Aztec Classic all-tournament team after leading the Aztecs to wins over Albany and Rutgers (Aug. 27) ... Scored a goal against UC Riverside on Sept. 6 ... Tallied SDSU's goal in its 2-1 loss at UC Santa Barbara in the NCAA tournament on Nov. 11.
2005: Started and played all 90 minutes in the team's opening game against Rutgers on Sept. 2 ... Saw action in six other matches ... Had his only shot attempt of the season at St. John's on Sept. 3 ... A scholar-athlete.
2004: Named a freshman honorable mention All-American by the Top Drawer Soccer website ... Started all 18 games in which he played at the defender position ... Scored a goal in the season-ending win over UNLV ... Posted 15 shots on the season with six on goal ... 2004-05 Mountain West Conference scholar-athlete.
High School: A two-time all-region and all-state selection at Mountain Pointe High School ... Named central region player of the year ... Finalist for Arizona player of the year.
Personal: Frederick Joseph McDonald was born March 9, 1986, in Tucson, Ariz. ... Son of Fred and Linda McDonald ... Was the 2005-06 recipient of the Eric Wynalda Athletic Endowment ... Majoring in chemistry.