Sophomore earns top diving award after winning platform championship
Olanski wins 3-meter conference title
Houston grabs a pair of individual top-10 finishes on Thursday
Shedd wins conference title as Houston leads meet after one day
Burgess looks to repeat as Most Outstanding Diver
» 2012-13 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Competed in three individual events at the American Athletic Conference Championships, swimming a personal best in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.25)... Finished in ninth place in the conference meet in the 200-yard butterfly and 10th place in the 500-yard freestyle... Set a personal best in the 100-yard freestyle (53.14) at the Pearland Invitational.
Competed in three individual events at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships, swimming a personal best in the 400 IM (4:35.61), 200-yard freestyle (1:54.92) and 500-yard freestyle (5:03.90)... Took fourth in the 200-yard butterfly with a personal best time (2:02.55) at the Phil Hansel Invite.
Competed in three events at the C-USA Championships, swimming personal bests in all events... Took 10th in the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.59) and a pair of 13th-place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly (56.37) and 100-yard backstroke (57.20).
Team 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-yard butterfly at state as senior, and third as a junior... Took seventh in state as a sophomore in the 200-yard freestyle... Won the 200-yard freestyle district championship as a junior, and the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke district champion as a senior.
Born May 16, 1994 in Houston ... Daughter of Robert and Anita Alspaugh... Full name is Mackenzie Ryann Alspaugh ... first name pronounced mah-KEN-zee;... NHS member and active with Habitat for Humanity... Lists her coaches, John Baltzell and Marlene Blanchett, as her biggest influences.