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Chantel McDonald
Chantel McDonald

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Berkmar

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/26/1991

Experience:
RS

Major:
Communications


2009-10: Did not play as a true freshman while recovering from a knee injury she suffered in high school...received a medical redshirt.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Berkmar High for coach Tamara Brooks...helped lead the Patriots to the playoffs in her final three prep seasons, including a trip to the state tournament as a junior which snapped a 30-year drought for the school...earned all-county honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...as a senior, named to the Gwinnett Daily Post Preseason Six and led the team with a 10-plus rebounding average...selected to play in the state all-star game but missed the contest due to injury...also lettered in volleyball...off the court, was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America...named all-academic all four years and claimed All-County Academic Player of the Month as a senior.

Personal: Born Brittany Chantel McDonald on June, 26, 1991, in Pittsburgh, Pa...daughter of Ricardo McDonald and Kathryn Franklin, and step father is Darian Franklin...father, Ricardo McDonald, played collegiate football at Pitt and spent eight seasons in the NFL - suiting up for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1992-97 before playing two more seasons with the Chicago Bears...majoring in communications.