Mackenzie Kirk
Mackenzie Kirk
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Presentation
Major: Marketing
Event(s): Free/IM

As a junior: Earned three first-place finishes and 12 top-three finishes during the 2016-17 season ... Swam in eight different events for the Bulldogs ... Swam top times in the 500 free (5:05.81), the 1650 free (17:28.72) and the 400 IM (4:37.56) at the NEC Championships ... Finished 14th in the 500 free, 11th in the 400 IM and fourth in the 1650 free. 

As a sophomore: Put together a solid sophomore season in 2015-16 ... Competed in nine different events ... Mainly swam the 200 back and the 200 IM ... Finished 12th in the 1650 free (17:58.17), 18th in the 200 IM (2:12.09) and 20th in the 400 IM (4:44.03) at the NEC Championships ... Won two events on the year ... Won her first collegiate event against CCSU.

As a freshman: Enjoyed a strong start to her career in 2014-15 ... Mainly competed in the 100 back, 100 free and 200 IM ... Finished eighth with a season-best time of 58.61 in the 100 back at the NEC Championships ... Finished 14th in the 200 IM at the NEC Championships ... Recorded a season-best time of 2:10.31 ... Also placed 15th with a season-best time of 53.69 in the 100 free at the championship meet ... Also competed in the 50 free, 200 free and 200 back ... Recorded four first-place finishes in the 200 IM on the season ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Bryant: A four-year varsity letterwinner for Marisa Watts-Cozort at Presentation High School ... Earned freshman swimmer of the year honors and most improved honors as a sophomore ... Named the Swim South Bay Swimmer of the Year and earned All-American honors as a junior ... Earned All-American consideration as a senior ... Helped set school records in the 200 medley and 200 free relay ... Also competed in one year of varsity water polo.

Personal: The daughter of Eleanore and Pat Kirk, Mackenzie Kirk was born on Feb. 7, 1996 ... Has two brothers, Patrick and Dominick ... Uncle, Fran Mullins, played professional baseball for the San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians.