Cougars stand in fifth place at American Championships
Cougars improve to 3-0 in dual meets this season
Cougars outscore SMU 158-141
Cougars outrace Mean Green 128-109 on Friday afternoon
McCord picks up pair of wins in 50 and 100 free
» 2012-13 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
FRESHMAN 2012-13Competed in three events at the C-USA Championships swimming personal bests in all events ... Took 10th in the 200 fly (2:03.59) and a pair of 13th-place finishes in the 100 fly (56.37) and 100 back (57.20).
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.