by Scott Levinson

KANSAS CITY (September 28, 2021) – The Kansas City Comets announced today that midfielder, Nick McDonald has signed a new two-year contract. Per team and league policies, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

McDonald first joined the Comets midway through the 2019-20 season and appeared in seven games. During the 2020-21 campaign, he appeared in 14 Comets games including the preseason Central Cup Tournament, regular season and post season, scoring 5 goals and assisting on 3 others.

McDonald, a Blue Valley High School product, played collegiately for Rockhurst University, where he started all four years from 2010-2013. He helped lead the Hawks to three NCAA Tournaments and the NCAA Final Four in his senior season. McDonald was voted All-CLVC and All-Region three years. McDonald also currently serves as the Head Coach of Sunflower State FC of MASL3.  

“Nick has steadily improved over the last few seasons” said Comets Managing Partner, Brian Budzinski. “We are happy to reward his hard work with this multi-year contract.”

“The coaches and owners are putting together a very talented roster,” McDonald said. “I feel very fortunate to be a member of the team and I look forward to improving on a personal level, as well as helping the team in any way that I can.”