Mark Donnal 34
Mark  Donnal


Monclova, Ohio

High School:
Anthony Wayne HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240



Kornacki: Donnal Accepts Coach Beilein's Challenge in B1G Way

Kornacki: Donnal Accepts Coach Beilein's Challenge in B1G Way


Donnal's Career Day Pushes Wolverines Past Illinois in Big Ten Opener

Donnal's Career Day Pushes Men's Hoops Past Illini in Big Ten Opener


Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Hillsdale College

Michigan prevailed Saturday in its season opener against Hillsdale College.


Men's Basketball vs. Coppin State

December 22, 2014


Junior (2015-16)
• Played in 34 games, with 25 starts
• Helped U-M return to NCAA Tournament, earning No. 11 seed in the East regional
• Played in program's first NCAA First Four defeating Tulsa (W, 67-62; March 16) and advancing to NCAA first round match-up against No. 6 Notre Dame (L, 70-63; March 18)
• Helped U-M advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinal for the sixth time after a buzzer beating win over No. 1 seed Indiana (W, 72-69; March 11) -- U-M's first win over a No. 1 seed at the conference tournament
• Averaged 7.8 points per game, posting nine double figure scoring games, including a career-best 26 points at Illinois (Dec. 30) as he went 11-for-15 from the field
• Averaged 3.7 rebounds per game, grabbed a career-best 10 boards against Iowa (March 5)
• Had a six game stretch of grabbing five-plus rebounds from against Bryant (Dec. 23) to at Iowa (Jan. 17)
• Led U-M with 25 blocks, posted a career-best five blocks at Maryland (Feb. 21)
• Third on U-M shooting 57.5 percent (104-for-181) from the field
• Shot 30.3 percent (10-for-33) from long range
• Averaged 19.4 minutes per game

Sophomore (2014-15)
• Played in 29 games; started the first 10 games of the season
• Made collegiate debut and first start against Hillsdale (Nov. 15), finishing with nine points, four rebounds, two steals and a block
• Helped U-M to highlighted season wins over Syracuse (68-65; Dec. 2) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge; vs. Oregon (70-63; Nov. 24) in the semifinal of the Legends Classic and 24/23 Ohio State (64-57; Feb. 22)
• Averaged 3.4 points and 2.1 rebounds, scoring a season-best 13 points against Coppin State (Dec. 22) and grabbing a season-best seven rebounds against Rutgers (Jan. 20)
• Second on the Wolverines shooting 52.2 percent (35-for-67) from the field
• Shot 36.8 percent (7-for-19) on three-pointers
• Averaged 10.7 minutes per game

Freshman (2013-14)
• Redshirted the season
• Valued member of U-M's practice/scout team

Prep Career
• Played at Anthony Wayne under coaches Nathan Gaubatz and Bryan Borcherdt
• Associated Press Division I All-Ohio second team (2013), third team (2012)
• Associated Press Northwest All-District Division I first team (2012, '13), special mention (2011)
• All-Northern Lakes League first team (2012, '13), second team (2011)
• District 7 Coaches Association Division I first team (2013)
• Toledo Blade All-Blade Team (2013) and All-Blade Best of the Rest (2012)
• Second all-time leading scorer in Anthony Wayne history (1,302) and all-time leading rebounder (683)
• As a senior (2012-13) averaged 18.1 points and 10.4 rebounds and led Anthony Wayne to a 20-5 overall record and the Northern Lakes League championship (11-3)
• As a junior (2011-12) averaged 19.6 points and 9.2 rebounds while as a sophomore (2010-11) averaged 14.9 points and 6.3 rebounds
• Played AAU with Indiana Elite coached by Dan Dakich

• Given name is Mark Alexander Donnal
• Born May 5, 1995, in Toledo, Ohio
• Son of Susie and Ron Donnal
• Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology
• Sport Management Major

Personal Notes
• Threat from long range
• Quiet personality but is known for his comedy in the locker room
• Brother, Andrew, was an offensive lineman at Iowa (2010-14); drafted by the St. Louis Rams (4th Rd, 119th pick)
• Played AAU with U-M teammate Andrew Dakich
• Verbally committed to Michigan (June 15, 2011) and signed (Nov. 16, 2012)


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