Shelly McDonald
Shelly McDonald
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Round O, SC
High School: Colleton Prep Acad.
Previous College: Methodist University
Position: C
Major: Nursing

FMU:  First-year player at FMU...Transfer from Methodist University, where she played one season (2016-17)....Adds depth to the FMU frontline....Member of Healthcare Organizations Students of America....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2018 (fall)....MU:  Played in 19 contests, made 7 starts, and averaged 7.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game....Named to the Academic All-Conference Team.


  • Born Shelly Rebecca McDonald in Charleston, SC
  • Graduate of Colleton Prep Academy, where she played for coach Nicole Cain.
  • 4-year varsity letter winner
  • 2-year starter
  • 3-time All-Region selection
  • Played in North-South All-Star Game two times
  • Played in SC/GA All-Star Game
  • 3-time HSSR All-State selection
  • All-Low County Team as a senior
  • Team captain
  • Won a state championship
  • Also played tennis and volleyball
  • Member of National Honor Society and served as President
  • Student body vice-president
  • Graduated as valedictorian


  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Nurse Practitioner
  • Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant
  • Favorite Sports Team:  Los Angeles Lakers
  • Favorite Movie: Taken
  • Favorite TV Show:  Blacklist
  • Favorite Food: Chocolate
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Beach
  • Favorite Sport Other than Your Own: Football
  • Favorite Website (outside social media): Nike
  • Favorite Social Media Site: Instagram
  • Twitter Handle: srmcdonald30
  • Instagram Account: shellymcdonald_30
  • Your Motivation Music: Rap
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Small class sizes
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Shopping
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Make it to the NCAA tournament
  • Hobbies: Shopping, traveling, spending time with family
  • Interesting Notes: Academic All-Conference Team (at Methodist University); favorite color is Pink; youngest of 3 siblings