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Aari McDonald

As of May 15, 2019

USA Basketball Notes

  • Announced as a trials participant for the 2019 U.S. Pan American Games Women’s Basketball Team on May 2, 2019.
  • Took part in trials for the 2017 USA U19 World Cup Team and was named as a finalist for the team.

College Honors

  • 2019 All-Pacific 12 Conference first team and Pac-12 All-Defensive team.
  • 2017 All-Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (coaches and media).
  • Two-time Pac-12 Freshman of the Week in 2016-17.

College Notes

  • Will be a junior at Arizona in 2019-20.
  • As a sophomore in 2018-19, helped her team to a 24-13 record.
  • In 2017-18, did not play due to NCAA transfer rules; redshirted at Arizona.
  • As a freshman at Washington in 2016-17, aided Washington to a 29-6 record, including 15-3 in conference play, and the NCAA Sweet 16.
  • Averaged a team third-best 9.8 ppg.
  • Scored in double digits in 12 games.
  • Averaged 13.7 ppg. in Washington’s three NCAA Tournament games.

High School Notes

  • Attended Brookside Christian High School (Calif.).
  • As a senior in 2015-16, averaged 22.0 ppg., 8.4 rpg., 6.1 apg. and 6.0 spg.
  • 2016 MaxPreps California Division IV Player of the Year and 2015 and 2016 all-state third team.
  • 2015 and 2016 Stockton Record All-Area Player of the Year.
  • 2015 MaxPreps California All-Division IV first team.
  • 2015 CalHi Sports Underclass All-State first team.
  • 2013 all-state.
  • As a junior in 2014-15, posted six triple-doubles and one quadruple-double and averaged 26.3 ppg. and 9.3 rpg.

Personal Notes

  • Is on Instagram as: aari_mcdonald2
  • Born in Fresno, California.
  • Daughter of Andrea and Aaron McDonald; has three older brothers, Tre, Anthony and Aj, and two older sisters, Shinaed and Shayna.
  • Uncle Benny Johnson served in the U.S. military.
  • Brother Tre played basketball at UNLV, sister-in-law Erica Helms played basketball at UNLV, and cousin Verenique Warren played basketball at Jackson State University.
  • Undecided on her major.
College Statistics
YEAR G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2018-19 37/37 1322/ 35.7 311-688 .452 65-231 .281 203-269 .755 239/ 6.5 890/ 24.1 172 140 4 96
2017-18 DNP - Transfer Redshirt
2016-17 28/21 675/ 24.1 97-205 .473 33-100 .330 46-69 .667 75/ 2.7 273/ 9.8 39 45 3 40
Totals 65/58 1997/ 30.7 408-893 .457 98-331 .296 249-338 .737 314/ 4.8 1163/ 17.9 211 185 7 136

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