Sophie McDonald
Sophie McDonald
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Park City, Utah
High School: Park City

2017-18: Competed at the CCSA Championships placing sixth in the 15K freestyle race and seventh in the 5K classic race. Finished fifth in the sprints at the MTU Open and the 10K classic at the Minnesota-Duluth CCSA Races. Had a pair of top-10 finishes at the MTU CCSA races, placing seventh in the 15K freestyle race and ninth in the 5K classic race. Named second-team All-CCSA at the conclusion of the season.

2016-17: Recorded two sixth places at CCSA Distance Championships in the 15K freestyle mass start and the 5K classic with individual start. Placed fifth at NCAA Qulifier in the 5K classic.

2015-16: Finished fifth in the freestyle sprint's junior division (4:04.39) and second in the classic sprint's junior division (5:07.79) at the U.S. Skiing Championships. Took fifth in both the 5K freestyle (15:00.6) and 15K classic (51:10.5) at the CCSA Invitational. Placed fifth in the 5K freestyle at the CCSA Championships, clocking in at 15:10.5. At the NCAA Central Regional Championship, finished fourth in the 5K freestyle with a time of 14:11.3. Named to the all-CCSA second team.

Before NMU: Competed for Park City Nordic Ski Club. For Park City High School, ran cross country, earning All-American accolades in 2014 and 2015. Helped Park City win four state championships in cross country from 2010 to 2014.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Lori McDonald. Born on January 3, 1996.