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Elijah McDonald
Elijah  McDonald


Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Wilson HS




100m - 12.35
200m - 26.24
100H - 13.87 (8th all-time)

60m - 7.97aa
200m - 26.21aa
60H - 8.68 (3rd all-time)

2017 (Junior): Logged a season-best time of 12.43 in the 100m at the Steve Scott Invitational … Recorded a season-best time of 13.92 in the 100H at the Big West Challenge … During the indoor season at the Air Force Team Challenge, McDonald recorded a time of 8.68 in the 60m hurdles, a time that ranks third-fastest in Long Beach State history.

2016 (Sophomore): Placed 15th in the 100m hurdles at the Big West Championships (14.66) ... Registered a season-best 14.10 at the UCR Spring Track Classic ... Took second at the Anteater 4-Way Meet (14.19) ... Finished third at the Cal Opener and Big West Challenge.

2015 (Freshman): Big West finalist in the 100m hurdles ... Finished fourth overall at the conference championships ... Ran four sub-14 second races on the season ... Established a lifetime-best 13.87 at the Beach Invitational ... That time ranks eighth in program history ... Claimed runner-up honors at the Big West Challenge (13.97) ... Also clocked in at 13.97 at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Crossed the finish line in 13.96 seconds in the preliminary round of the Big West Championships ... Competed in two meets during the indoor season ... Notched a personal-best 8.77 to take third in the 60m hurdles at the Lumberjack Team Challenge ... Came in 14th at the MPSF Championships (8.78).

High School: Prepped at Long Beach Wilson High School ... Finished third in the 100m hurdles at the Moore League Championships ... Went on to place fifth at the CIF-Southern Section Division I Finals with a pre-collegiate best of 14.19 seconds ... Took ninth at the CIF Masters Meet ... Also a member of the Moore League runner-up 4x100 relay squad ... Added top-10 showings in the 100m hurdles at the Moore League and CIF-SS Finals as a junior.

Personal: Majoring in family life education.

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