Cougars earn award with cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from 16 sports programs
Julia Lonnegren (Diver of the Meet) and Jane Figueiredo (Diving Coach of the Year) take top honors for UH
Natasha Burgess leads UH sweep in 1-meter diving
Cougars finished 1-2-3 in the 1M event
HIGH SCHOOLTeam MVP and captain all four years for Rouse High School ... Swam under head coach Marlene Blanchett as she qualified for state her sophomore, junior and senior campaigns ... Placed fourth in the 100 fly at state as senior, and third as a junior ... Took seventh in state as a sophomore in the 200 free ... Won the 200 free district championship as a junior, and the 100 fly and 100 back district champion as a senior.
PERSONALBorn May 16, 1994 in Houston ... Daughter of Robert and Anita Alspaugh ... Full name is Mackenzie Ryann Alspaugh ... Last name pronounced `Ma-ken-zee; ... NHS member and active with Habitat for Humanity ... Lists her coaches, John Baltzell and Marlene Blanchett, as her biggest influences.