AT TOWSON: Cross Country: (Senior Year) Enjoyed her most successful season as a Tiger, scoring in every meet finishing 2nd once, 3rd four times, 4th twice and 5th once ... no personal records ... best overall finish was an 8th in the Towson Invitational with a 19:38, her lone sub 20-minute 5K of the year ... was the second Tiger to finish the Paul Short with a time of 23:50. (Junior Year) Posted a personal record of 19:14.24 for a 5K at the Cappy Anderson Meet for an 11th place finish overall, her best of the season ... scored in one meet when she was the 4th Tiger to cross the finish line at the Paul Short 6K in a time of 23:50. (Sophomore Year) Shattered her 6K personal record by 2:22 when she clocked a 22:03 at the CAA Championships ... also reset her best 5K by 27 seconds with a 19:26 at the ECAC Championship. (Freshman Year) Ran in 7 of the 8 races for the Tigers ... top finish was a 12th in the Towson Invitational in 21:11 ... her best 5K time of the season was 19:53 when she finished 76th at the ECAC Meet ... her fastest 6K time was the 24:25 she turned in the CAA Meet.
Personal Records: 5K: 19:14 (Cappy Anderson 2011) 6K: 23:03 (CAA Championship Meet 2010)
Track: (Senior Year) Kept pace in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs ...best time in the 3,000-meter run came at Bucknell in 10:43.63 ... had a very good time of 18:21.57 in the 5,000-meter run at the CAA meet. (Junior Year) Recorded her first collegiate win with a first place finish at the Goucher Invitational's 3000 meter run, clocking a 10:50.94 ... got off to great start outdoors, finishing 4th in the 5000 meter run at the Coastal Carolina Invitational by posting a personal best 18:25.08 ... (Sophomore Year) Times dropped significantly ... set indoor personal records in the 3000 with a 10:37.63 at the Lafayette-Rider Winter Games and in the mile with a 5:32.65 at the Princeton Invitational ... posted a 19:04.03 in the 5000 for a first place finish in the Thomson Invitational ... highlight of the outdoor season was a personal record 18:48.34 she clocked for a third place in the 5000 at the Towson Invitational ... that was her first sub-19:00 5K in either track or cross country at Towson. (Freshman Year) Competed in the 3000 indoors, posting a season best 11:11.40 at the Navy Lidlifter ... clocked a 5:45.03 in the mile at the Susquehanna Open ... ran the 3000 outdoors with a personal record of 11:08.43 at the George Mason Spring Opener ... posted a 19:09 in the 5000 at the Towson Invitational.
Background/Personal: Ran in the very successful C. Milton Wright program ... helped the Mustangs to consecutive state 4A championships in her junior and senior years ... named All-Harford County in cross country for three years ... top 5k time was 19:45 ... other personal records included 19:13 in the 3 mile, 11:45 in the 2 mile, 5:32 in the mile and 2:30 in the 800 run ... the person she most admires is Evangeline Lilly ... summer jobs have included working as an office assistant and in a fast food restaurant ... favorite author is J.K. Rowling ... favorite movie is Band of Brothers ... listens to Coldplay ... favorite meal is mashed potatoes ... favorite athlete is David Ortiz ... favorite actors are Sandra Bullock and Matt Damon ... the oldest of four children ... both parents attended the University of Lowell ... daughter of Frank and Robin McKenzie ... born April 14, 1991 in Yokota Air Base, Japan.