2012-13 (JUNIOR): Named team most inspirational for junior class...All-MPSF second-team in the 100 back...swam two Academy Top 10 times at MPSF championships...swam the fourth-fastest 100 back time (49.23) and eighth-fastest 200 back time (1:48.15) in school history...set career-high and ranked second on team in 50 free (20.66)...MPSF Championship finalist in the 100 back, placing eighth...consolation finalist in the 200 back, placing 10th overall and second in the consolation finals.
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Fastest swimmer on team in the 100 and 200 back...fourth in the 100 fly and fifth in the 100 free...100 back time of 49.98 was the 6th-fastest in school history...led off fastest 200 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relays...named team sophomore that contributed most to AF swiming...MPSF All-Academic.
2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Swam third-fastest 100 and 200 back times for team...cracked school top 10 in both back events, ranking sixth in the 100 and eighth in the 200 back events...placed 13th in the 100 back and 14th in the 200 back at the MW Championships...also swam the 50 free and 100 fly.
HIGH SCHOOL (Bishop Ireton):Lettered four years in swimming and two years in water polo ... All-American in 100 backstroke ... All-American consideration in the 50, 100 and 200 free and 100 fly ... Virginia Independent Schools State Champion in the 100 back ... four-time all-state ... two-time all-league ... school record holder in the 100 and 200 free, 100 fly and 100 back ... two-time team captain ... two-time team captain in water polo ... school single-season record holder with 55 goals in water polo ... was on the first-ever water polo team at Biship Ironton ... high school swimming coach was John Gullickson ... also swam club for Occoquan Swimming Inc., coached by Aaron Dean.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 7 ... has four siblings ... major is systems engineering management ... nickname is Woody ... on the dean's list as a freshman ... favorite food is ice cream ... favorite book is Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ... favorite movie is The Natural ... credits his father as having the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite athlete is Ted Williams ...if he could be on any reality TV show, it would be Surreal World ... favorite quote: "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated." -- Mark Twain ... son of Angus and Gail MacDonald.