Cort MacDonald_BD_041924_287

Career Accolades

  • Pac-12 team champion (2023)

As a Sophomore (2024)

  • Appeared in 53 games, starting 52, while batting a team-high .325 with 37 runs scored, seven doubles, a triple, three home runs and 29 RBIs
  • Slugged .411 with a .397 on-base percentage while drawing 23 walks and stealing a team-high 12 bases in 17 attempts
  • Compiled 20 runs scored, four doubles, a triple, two homers and 17 RBIs while batting .301 in Pac-12 play
  • Amassed 21 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI contests, including multiple hits in 10 of his last 21 games of the season
  • Hit safely in 19 of his last 23 games, 27 of his last 32, and 33 of his last 39 overall
  • Hit safely in all but eight games played on the season and was not held hitless in back-to-back contests
  • Reached safely in all but six of his games played on the year
  • Hit .382 with nine runs scored, a homer and seven RBIs over a 10-game hitting streak to open the season
  • Strung together a seven-game hit streak from April 13-26, batting .407 with seven runs scored, a double, a triple and seven RBIs over the span
  • Scored three runs and swiped two bases vs. San Jose State (Feb. 26)
  • 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs at Rice (March 2)
  • Batted .385 (5-for-13) with four runs scored, four RBIs and two multi-hit games in the three-game series at Rice (March 1-3)
  • Went 3-for-4 with a run scored and one RBI vs. Creighton (March 25)
  • Hit .545 (6-for-11) with two runs scored and two RBIs in the three-game series against Creighton (March 23-25)
  • Batted .351 with five runs scored, four doubles, a home run and five RBIs over an eight-game hitting streak (March 29-April 8)
  • Batted .545 (6-for-11) with four runs scored and three RBIs in the series vs. Oregon (April 19-21)
  • Finished 3-for-4 with a run scored vs. No. 6 Oregon State at the Pac-12 Tournament (May 22)

As a Freshman (2023) • Pac-12 Champions

  • Appeared in 10 games while batting .250 with a run scored and one RBI
  • Compiled a .400 on-base percentage while drawing one walk
  • Drew a walk in a pinch-hit opportunity before staying on to play right field at Oklahoma (March 30)
  • First collegiate hit, run scored and RBI came at California (April 7)

Prior to Stanford 

  • 2022 graduate of Pantego Christian Academy in Pantego, Texas
  • Five-sport athlete in high school (baseball, football, basketball, track, golf)
  • TAPPS Athlete of the Year (2022)
  • Three-time Pantego Athlete of the Year (2020-22)
  • Led Pantego to a pair of district titles in baseball (2019, 2022), football (2020, 2021) and track (2021-22)
  • Helped guide track team to a regional championship (2022) and a 4x400 state title (2021)
  • All-state in baseball, football and basketball
  • State champion in track
  • Left high school as Pantego's single-season batting champion in baseball and the record-holder in the 4x100 and 4x400 in track
  • Member of the Pantego 1,000 point club in basketball
  • Competed with Texas Express on the club circuit


  • Son of Julie and Chad MacDonald
  • Father played baseball at Hardin-Simmons University
  • Brother plays baseball at Princeton
  • Has one brother, Caden